These are the confirmed dates for our ‘40 Years Of Failure’ US mini-tour which will be filmed as part of the American documentary movie Get Your Gonads USA. A new twelve track compilation album American Gonads will be released in conjunction with the dates by Black Hole Records of Philadelphia.
We play the New Cross Inn as special guests of King Hammond on 8th December. Further details to be announced.
Our Dirty Metal album and the GBX full-length debut are in pre-production. Both are expected to be released next Summer.
Dates are confirmed for a Gonads USA mini-tour in November. They include Alex’s Bar, Long Beach on the 12th, the Viper Room on Sunset Strip, Los Angeles on 15th, Til 2 Club, San Diego on 16th and The Dive Bar, Las Vegas on the 18th. A possible San Francisco date may follow.
GBX, the Garry Bushell Experience, release their debut single, Saturday Night Beneath The Plastic Palm Trees, on 4th August. The song backed with a brand new, fully electric version of 'Beer Can Boogie' will be available as a download on our own Soitainly label via Cadiz.
We play the first Punks Against Homelessness fund-raising show on 1st October at the New Cross Inn, south east London, with Infa-Riot, Bexatron, Noel Martin's Evil B'stards, Spizz, Max Splodge and Just Dennis. The all-dayer is part of the Musicians Against Homelessness campaign. All monies raised will go to Crisis.
We will play Polly Fest on October 21st at the legendary Dublin Castle in Camden. Named after the late and lovely Polly Styrene, the star-studded night will raise money for the Rock 'n' Roll Rescue charity.
Our split single with Russian band Uchitel Truda is out now on Germany's Steel Town Records. It's called We Will Never Be Divided Volume One.
We are in the studio next month recording a new single which will be released in late Summer.
Our spin-off group DMG are working on a sophomore single following the critical acclaim for their 'Made In London' debut. The new release is likely to be 'Critical Mass'/'Jimi'.
The full-length movie Curry On Up The Gonads is now officially in pre-production. Hollywood producer Sandie West describes the project as "a punk rock Spinal Tap". GBX will play a charity gig in Portsmouth in November organised by the Hampshire Skinheads Association.
Clyde Ward has rejoined the Gonads. Clyde permanently replaces Gentleman John on bass guitar.
Our new spin-off group, the Garry Bushell Experience (GBX) is expected to launch officially later this year. The band is said to be "similar in lyrical feel to the Gonads but musically much broader".
Our rock spin-off DMG release their official debut e.p. next month. Dirty Metal: Gonads will feature three tracks – 'Oblivion', 'Tattooed Love Girls' and 'Made In London' (which has Iron Maiden's Dennis Stratton guesting on lead guitar). The release date is 13th January 2017.
We play Montpellier, France, on 10th March with Infa Riot, Chron Gen, On The Job and Gonna Get You.
We will release our latest single Dogging In Dartford b/w Temazepam on 2nd December on the Soitenly label. This brand new version of Temazepam features Jeniera Blade from the Blades UK on co-vocals.
Our 16-track Ska and rude reggae compilation, All The Loon Stompers, will be released in the UK on 13th October.
Our live DVD, The Gonads By The Thames, is available now from here. The DVD features our full punk set with 21 classic songs plus a six song bonus acoustic mini-set.
Our acoustic album London Bawling is released this month by Randale Records. The fifteen song collection features the entire Rebellion acoustic stage set including the first performance of The Drinking Song for more than 30 years.
A sixteen track compilation of all of our Ska and Skinhead Reggae songs called All The Loon Stompers will be released by Randale Records later this year. The album features guest appearances from reggae legend Dave Barker of Dave & Ansell Collins and Eugenie Matthias (AKA Jennie Bellestar) among others.
We will open for the Cockney Rejects at the 100 Club, London, on 21st December.
We have finished recording our acoustic album, London Bawling; release details to follow.
We shall record our first ever live DVD on 22 April at London's Hope & Anchor. It will feature our 21-song punk set and various bonus features including a mini acoustic set.
We play the Big 7 Scooter Rally in Paddock Wood, Kent, in June. All the details are here.
We will record our 14-track acoustic album in March, including the entire semi-acoustic set from Rebellion.