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London band Shame announce debut single 'The Lick/ Gold Hole'

Shame, five 19-year-old’s building their reputation as one of the best new live bands in London, are already cemented following tours with The Garden and Fat White Family and shows with The Fall, King Gizzard before heading off to Pitchfork Paris – not bad considering they hadn’t even released a single.

‘The Lick/ Gold Hole’, then, is their much anticipated official debut, a clattering one-two knockout of a double A-Side bursting at the seams with punk energy, but with the patter of the Streets, the spittle of Mark E. Smith.

Produced by Local Hero (Dan Foat and Nathan Boddy), ‘Gold Hole’ will not join up with the already be familiar ‘The Lick’, as Shame prepare their assualt on your exasperated ears.

*with Slaves

26 – Rough Trade 40th Anniversary, Rough Trade East, London
28 – Festival Soy, Nantes
29 – Pitchfork Paris, Paris

4 – Crossing Border, The Hague
10 – De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill *
11 – Great Hall, Exeter*
13 – University Great Hall, Cardiff*
14 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge*
15 – O2 Academy, Leeds*
16 – Westgarth Social Club, Middlesbrough
17 – O2 Academy, Newcastle*
18 – O2 Academy, Glasgow*
19 – O2 Academy, Birmingham*
21 – O2 Academy, Bristol*
22 – O2 Academy, Leicester*
23 – Rock City, Nottingham*
25 – O2 Academy, Sheffield*
26 – Albert Hall, Manchester*
29 – Shepherds Bush Empire, London*

8 – St Moritz, Soho, London
8 – Stags Head, Hoxton, London
8 – The Nines, Peckham, London