Straight Lines announce September/October ‘Freaks Like Us’ Headline Tour!

By on May 12, 2012

Having wowed critics with the release of their new album ‘Freaks Like Us’ which has received high praise across the board, STRAIGHT LINES are now preparing to take the album out on the road through September and October.
Speaking of ‘Freaks Like Us’ Kerrang! magazine said it possessed “choruses of a size that require a forklift to lift them” (4K’s) while Rock Sound said “…Straight Lines should be the biggest band on the planet right now” (8/10).
In addition, the singles taken from the record have been going down a storm at radio and television. ‘Half Gone’ secured ‘Single of the Week’ on Kerrang! Radio and was Huw Stephens ‘Next Hype’ on Zane Lowes BBC Radio 1 show and new single ‘Commitments’ was made Kerrang! TV’s ‘Video of the Week’ on the week of the album’s release. You can watch the video for ‘Commitments’here:
The band has toured with the likes of Funeral for a Friend, The Subways, Kids In Glass Houses, The Get Up Kids and Presidents of the USA. Their headline ‘Freaks Like Us’ shows are listed below. In addition the band will be playing a special Xtra Mile Recordings night at Volks, Brighton as part of The Great Escape on 11th May.
Fri 21 Leicester Soundhouse
Sat 22 Hull Fruit Space
Sun 23 Carlisle The Brickyard
Mon 24 Glasgow King Tuts
Tue 25 Newcastle O2 Academy2
Thu 27 Manchester Sound Control
Fri 28 Leeds Cockpit 3
Sat 29 Nottingham Red Room
Sun 30 Derby The Vic
Mon 01 Birmingham The Rainbow
Tue 02 Norwich Waterfront Studio
Thu 04 Kingston New Slang
Fri 05 Brighton The Hydrant
Sat 06 Southampton Joiners
Sun 07 Exeter Cavern
Wed 10 Bristol Thekla
Thu 11 Oxford Jericho
Fri 12 Milton Keynes
Crauford Arms
Sat 13 Reading Face Bar
Mon 15 London Barfly
Tue 16 Cardiff CF10

Tickets Available Online: | | | 24hr Booking Line: 0844 871 8820

Here’s what the press had to say about ‘Freaks Like Us’:
“This is a great rock record, and one that has the potential to elevate Straight Lines to the level they’ve desperately and long since deserved to be a part of.” Rock Sound 8/10
“A fine album from a band equipped with a surplus of strong and good ideas.” Kerrang 4K’s
“Straight Lines are an interesting and unique British rock band, and ‘Freaks Like Us’ is a solid string to their bow” 4.5/5


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.