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Kong - Snake Magnet album & UK Tour (inc Scottish dates)


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Hi all!

Bit of a milestone over at Brew towers as we have our first full length album coming out from our favourite rock monster Kong. This has been a long time waiting but Snake Magnet will be released on Monday 13th July 2009 on a gorgeous CD/DVD matt finish digipak and all major download sites. The sexy artwork above is by Jon-Lee Martin of the Kong variety. Head over to STRATO for more of Jons artwork.

This release come with a bumper one hour documentary on the band featuring Biffy Clyro, Nine Black Alps, music videos for Leather Penny & Blood Of A Dove, shopping with Kong & Live at the 100 club. Check out the myspace for Sport and the music video for Leather Penny below for a sneaky taster:

Kong - Leather Penny on Vimeo

All in all you get over 3 hours of audio and video material for a bargain price of 9.99, the first 100 preorders also come with limited, numbered, hand-drawn, signed artwork from the leather penny video shoot (pictured below). Head over to towsend records to pre order a copy:

Snake Magnet (+DVD) [includes Signed Numbered Artwork ] - Townsend Records

Heres some nice press clippings:

If you like Shellac and Fugazi, consider Kong the toxic shock syndrome version; they will more than likely please your ears but definitely give you a side of nausea. How do I know? Cos Ive got a copy of their hideously good debut album Snake Magnet playing right now. Check it out upon its release on July 13th or Ill send a scary baboon round to your gaff to set your eyelids on fire. Just messing. Ill send Kong NME

One of the best live bands in the UK right now Dan Carter BBC Radio 1

Welcome to Kong's world. It's a world of heavy punk and cellotaped faces (leading to pretty scary gigs). You'd be mad not to enter and you'll probably leave it madder still Artrocker

Manchester mob definitively kick the pop out of the punk with this raw and abrasive track with a hefty dose of Fugazi lurking beneath the surface. Kerrang

"Kong might just be the best band in Britain right now. Ferociously powerful, stunningly inventive, and equal doses of scary and humorous." Dirtyzine

Kong will also be touring the UK throughout July with leeds rock gods Chickenhawk, the tourdates are below

15th Jul 2009 Mad Ferret Preston

16 Jul 2009 The Ruby Lounge Manchester

17 Jul 2009 Buffalo Bar Cardiff

18 Jul 2009 The Macbeth (Hoxton) London

19 Jul 2009 Freebutt Brighton

22 Jul 2009 The Flapper Birmingham

23 Jul 2009 Chameleon Cafe Bar Nottingham

24 Jul 2009 Brudenell Social Club Leeds

25 Jul 2009 The Tunnels Aberdeen

26 Jul 2009 Nice and Sleazy Glasgow

5 Sep 2009 Off The Cuff Festival Birmingham

10 Sep 2009 Artrocker New Blood tour! Fistful of Fandango NEW BLOOD ROOM @ 229 London

11 Sep 2009 Artrocker New Blood tour! Fistful NEW BLOOD Tour @ The Cavern Exeter

Kong on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads | http://www.brewrecords.net

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Thanks for looking!

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this album has been out a few weeks now. Available in most good record shops plus HMV, Play, Amazon, Norman Records and Townsend records.

Drowned in sound named it their album of the month for July and also gave it 8/10

NME, Rocksound, The Fly, Clash, Rock a Rolla and Artrocker all sang it's praises too.

Buy now

Kong on MySpace Music - Free Streaming MP3s, Pictures & Music Downloads

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