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NEW RELEASES IN 2014!!!!

NEW CD Reviews!!! Here
NEW Live Reviews!!! Here

780 GIGS!!!! - Here

NEW Merch!!! Here

WANT BADGES? HAVE BADGES!!!
Small runs, UK only - get in touch HERE


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Latest news!!!!

JANUARY 2014

29/01/2014
JAPAN!!!
We're very excited to announce that around July/August we're planning on going to Japan for 10 days to play some gigs...but to get there we need to raise some money.
So to help raise some money towards our flights we've put together a live album from a couple of gigs we played in Europe a few years back.

It's available for download on our bandcamp.
It'd be a massive help to us (and be very much appreciated!) if any of you fancied buying a few songs (or even the whole album).

You can find it HERE.

02/01/2014
Happy New Year!!
We would like to say a gert big thanks to everyone who has made this year another fantastic one for us...it would be almost impossible to name you all (or even remember ha ha) but you know who you are and, somewhere in our muddy brains, so do we.

We've been very lucky to play 60 gigs across 5 countries including 10 new towns/cities...among the many highlights we supported the legendary NOMEANSNO and the MISFITS, played with a 30-piece orchestra, toured with our great mates Dead Subverts and Rash Decision and had lots of fun with friends both old and new.

To everyone that's put us on, put us up, put up with us, played with us, turned up to see us, bought us drinks, bought our merch, been nice to us or just told us to fuck off...we love you all and we'll see you somewhere on the road in 2014.......

Cheers folks!!! xx

PS: For any of you who like stats here's what our slow-but-steady march towards 1,000 gigs looks like as of Dec 31, 2013....
782 gigs in 199 towns/cities in 13 countries in 13 years...so far

OCTOBER 2013

09/10/2013
New recordings, gigs and Bandcamp!!

Recordings
We are slowly but surely putting down a lot of new songs for a few future releases.
These include a split release with PiPi (Japanese Punk band featuring our great mate Ayumi) and an EP of our own.

We will also, at some point soon, be getting the final mixes of the songs we recorded with Matt at Pumpkin Records for a vinyl release.
More info as soon as we have it...

Gigs
Between now and Christmas we'll be out and about, so if you're anywhere near Cardiff, Bolton, Bristol, Addlestone, Salisbury, Mansfield, Swindon, Bradford, Rotherham or Sheffield, please pop along and see us.
Details HERE.

Bandcamp
We now have a bandcamp account.
Go to: 2sickmonkeys.bandcamp.com and you will find the first 3 EP's and Curse of the Monkeys album for 'Pay-What-You-Want' download.
More music will be available there soon...

AUGUST 2013

14/08/2013
SN1 Fest - we're playing with an Orchestra!!

SN1 Fest is a two day festival at The Town Gardens Bowl, Swindon on Saturday August 17th & Sunday August 18th.
Saturday features DJ's from all over the world and Sunday features 5 local bands (2 Sick Monkeys, AJ Live, British Harlem, Buswell and Old Colours) plus a special performance from The Underground Orchestra.

During the Orchestra's set they will be joined by all 5 bands who will perform one of their own songs with the Orchestra.
We're excited to announce that we will be performing two of our songs with the Orchestra...and we can't wait!
To find out more information about this event, please click on any (or all) of the links below.

Swindon Advertiser article

Underground Orchestra - Facebook Event

SN1 Fest - Facebook Event

Tickets:

We Got Tickets

Resident Advisor

Swindon Tickets

Tickets are also available from:
FORUM - Brunel Plaza, SWINDON
HOLMES MUSIC - Faringdon Road, Swindon
SOUND KNOWLEDGE - Hughenden Yard, High Street, Marlborough

JULY 2013

22/07/2013
TOUR!!!
Massive thanks to everybody that has helped us get these gigs booked...the amount of people that shared and reposted for us and sent us contacts has been nothing short of amazing - thank you!!

EUROPEAN TOUR 2013 - Facebook Event
JULY 24 - La Bouée, Villejuif, Paris, France - Facebook Event
JULY 25 - The Plu, Heerlen, Netherlands - Facebook Event
JULY 26 - Crowbar, Groningen, Netherlands
JULY 27 - Rattenloch, Herdorf, Germany - Facebook Event

20/07/2013
NEW REVIEWS!!!
Live reviews from the Manchester gig with NoMeansNo and Slugfest 666 added HERE.
And another review of the 2SM / RD 'Less is More...' split HERE.

12/07/2013
EUROPE - HELP!!!
Hi folks, we're really struggling to fill our first European Tour of the year.
If any of you out there can offer any help with promoters, venues, bands, squats etc.. please get in touch at booking@2sickmonkeys.com

This how it looks at the moment...

EUROPEAN TOUR 2013 - Facebook Event
JULY 24 - La Bouée, Villejuif, Paris, France
Facebook Event
JULY 25 - The Plu, Heerlen, Netherlands
Facebook Event
JULY 26 - Crowbar, Groningen, Netherlands
JULY 27 - Rattenloch, Herdorf, Germany
Facebook Event

JUNE 2013

29/06/2013
750 GIGS!!!!
Last night in Oxford was gig number 750...the march towards 800 starts tomorrow night in Plymouth (30/06/2013).

APRIL 2013

02/04/2013
SUPPORTING MISFITS - Next Tuesday - April 9th!!!!
After topping a poll by Nazgul Agency we've been picked as support for THE MISFITS in Plymouth on Tuesday April 9th.
Gonna be a fun night!!
Massive thanks to everybody who voted for us...you're all legends!

02/04/2013
Last night we got back from our latest UK Tour...
We had such a top time spending 10 days drinking, smoking, playing and travelling with our bestest mates in Rash Decision and Dead Subverts...
We even managed to sneak in the odd sleep or two...fantastic fun!!!
You couldn't wish for a better bunch of chaps to tour with...love 'em all to bits!!.
And top bands too...smashing it every night...fucking proper job!!

Just a few quick thanks to various people who helped us out along the way...
We really appreciate all the help whether it was big or small as it all made the tour what it was...
If we've forgotten anyone it's purely unintentional and we apologize in advance.

REDRUTH
Dave Decision, Gaslights, Honey, Red On You and the bloke from Terrorvision!

EXETER
Kat, Lost Souls, Horse

CARDIFF
Amy, Taffy, Red and Black Umbrella Collective, Grand Collapse and Radio Rhydd.

DERBY
Jonny March, Tez, Noz, Gaz, Electric Shite Orchestra (Up The ESO!!), Royce and everyone who made it out on a shitty Monday.

BIRMINGHAM
Adam, Shilty, Alex and his ace house mates.

MANCHESTER
Pumpkin Records, Bo and Cafren, Vegetarian fry-ups and all those who made it down and stayed til the end.

LIVERPOOL
Pete Bentham at Mello Mello, Alec Antipop, Emz from Brew For Breakfast, Adam and Cherub, Kieron and the crazy crowd for their singing and enthusiasm...Boss!

BRIGHTON
Everyone at the Cowley Club, Ferox, Annie and Phillipa.

LONDON
Eff Orf, Andy, Campos, Ash, 'Ippy Chris, Sean, Phil, Grand Collapse, Piss On Authority, Ephemerol Foetus, Ziplock and Slug.

BRISTOL Matty Cabbage, Anti-Fad, Steve and Rachel, the crowd for 'aving it, Directors and all old and new friends that made it a brilliant end to a brilliant tour.

Thanks folks and see ya all again soon :) xx

MARCH 2013

02/03/2013
2SM on Bandcamp!!!
We now have a bandcamp account.
Go to: 2sickmonkeys.bandcamp.com/ and you will find the first 3 EP's and Curse of the Monkeys album for 'Pay-What-You-Want' download.
More stuff to come soon...

FEBRUARY 2013

08/02/2013
NEW 2SM / RD Split Reviews!!!!
Brand new review of the split Here.

Dates for Europe 2013!!!!
We're going to do two short tours rather than one long one this time.
If you'd like to see us in your town, please in touch at: booking@2sickmonkeys.com

EUROPEAN TOUR - Number 1
JULY 23th - France
JULY 24th - France/Belgium
JULY 25th - Belgium/Netherlands/Germany
JULY 26th - Netherlands/Germany/Switzerland/Austria
JULY 27th - Netherlands/Germany/Switzerland/Austria
JULY 28th - France/Belgium/Netherlands

EUROPEAN TOUR - Number 2
AUG 27th - France/Belgium/Netherlands
AUG 28th - Germany
AUG 29th - Germany/Czech Republic/Poland
AUG 30th - Germany/Czech Republic/Poland
AUG 31st - Germany/Netherlands
SEPT 1st - Netherlands/Belgium/France

JANUARY 2013

01/01/2013
SUPPORTING NOMEANSNO - SPRING 2013!!!!

Thanks to the lovely people at Antipop Records we will be supporting the mighty NOMEANSNO!!!
The gig is confirmed for Wednesday May 22nd 2013 at Sound Control, Manchester and also features the fantastic Revenge of the Psychotronic Man.
After missing out on a support slot with them in 2012 we are more than chuffed to get another chance to play with our favourite band...we can't wait for this!!!
Here's the Facebook Event for the gig.

DECEMBER 2012

06/12/2012
NEW EP - SPRING 2013!!!!

We're booked in to the bloody lovely Pumpkin Recording Studio from February 11th - 14th to record a new EP.
The plan is to release it on vinyl, in Spring 2013, in time for the Easter tour with Dead Subverts and Rash Decision.
More details as and when we have them.

FUCK CHRISTMAS...TOUR!!!!

It's that time again....so let's do a little tour...

Saturday December 15th - The Hobgoblin, Staines
Sunday December 16th - The Dove And Rainbow, Sheffield
Thursday December 20th - The Moon Club, Cardiff
Friday December 21st - The Hog And Hosper, Pontypool
Saturday December 22nd - The Jester, Stoke-On-Trent
Sunday December 23rd - Wahlbar, Manchester

More info, including bands we're playing with and facebook events, on the Gigs page.

23/11/2012
MORE NEW REVIEWS!!!!

4 new reviews of the 2SM / RD split and 1 new review of 'Welcome To Shit Street' have now been added Here.

TAPES!!!!

We now have our first 3 EP's available on 1 tape, if you want 1 (or more!) you can find them Here or at gigs.

OCTOBER 2012

24/10/2012
NEW REVIEWS!!!!

3 brand new, and pretty ace, reviews have now been added.
Live reviews from last Friday's gig in Lille and Bournemouth 3 weeks ago can be seen Here.
And a cracking review of our split album with Rash Decision can be seen Here.
If you've got a few spare minutes, please check 'em out...cheers!

In other news, we will soon have some tapes available...more details soon...

SEPTEMBER 2012

08/09/2012
700 GIGS!!!!

Last night (Friday 07/09/2012) we played our 700th gig at The Dirty Weekend Fest, Wrexham.
It was a cracking night, loud, busy and very hot 'n' sweaty!!.
But the best and most fitting aspect of it all was sharing the Pumpkin Stage with our good mates (and brilliant bands!!) Rash Decision, Dead Subverts and Global Parasite.
Thanks to everyone who helps us out in any way, be it big or small, we really appreciate everything...thank you!!
Next stop...800 x

AUGUST 2012

25/08/2012
IT'S HERE!!!!
The 7" tribute to The Ramones 'Lobotomized' is now available Here


21/08/2012
IT'S HERE!!!!
The 2 Sick Monkeys / Rash Decision split is now available Here


JULY 2012

19/07/2012
NEW RELEASES - COMING SOON!!!!


2 Sick Monkeys/The Dehumanizers/Hanson Brothers/Invasives
Lobotomized - Tribute to The Ramones - 4 Track 7" EP
Out on Manic Pogo & Pig Records and available here in the next couple of weeks!!


FINALLY!!!!
The 2 Sick Monkeys/Rash Decision split is almost here!!
Less is More...More or Less - 21 Track CD Album
Released through Pumpkin Records, Smegma Records, Riot Ska Records, Side Effect Records and Atomsmasher Records, it should be available here in around 3 weeks time.
As soon as we have a release date, we'll let you know.

16/07/2012
Nowhere Nothing T-Shirts back in stock!!!
Big thanks to Shay at EHC Records!!
Available now on the Merch Page and at: Smegma Records

02/07/2012
CD's back in stock!!!

'Welcome To Shit Street' (Live album), 'Nowhere Nothing' EP and 'Why?' EP all available again, go to the Merch Page:

JUNE 2012

19/06/2012
Gig with Nomeansno CANCELLED - gutted doesn't even begin to cover it

On a positive note, the Split Album with Rash Decision is going to press this week...not long til it's released :)

MAY 2012

28/05/2012
Star & Garter, Manchester 27/05/12 Live Review Added!!! Here

18/05/2012

Supporting NOMEANSNO!!!!
The Hairy Dog, Derby, Friday October 5th, very excited by this, it's going to be a cracking gig!!
Massive thanks to Lenny (HDP/Notts Punk Club) :)
Facebook Event

03/05/2012

We're on vinyl at last!!!!

Copies of 'Shut The Fuck Up And Listen - Vol 5' (a 13 band 7" compilation album) are in our possession at last.
Massive thanks to Brad at Manic Pogo for all his help and to Pig Records, PB Records & 1332 Records for including us on this release...we're very happy Monkeys!!
You can pick up a copy at gigs or at Manic Pogo.
Or from our Merch Page.

APRIL 2012

04/04/2012

New Page, New Merch....at Manic Pogo
New T-Shirts and MP3 versions of 'Nowhere Nothing' EP, 'Why?' EP and 'Curse of the Monkeys' Album....all exclusive to Manic Pogo

Also, coming very soon is a tribute to The Ramones featuring The Hanson Brothers, Invasives, The Dehumanizers and ourselves.
It'll be out in a few weeks on 7" vinyl and we've recorded a version of Rockaway Beach for it.

And, finally, we are going to be appearing on another 7" compilation called Shut The Fuck Up & Listen - Vol 5
On this record we contribute our song 'Bruce, Brenda, David, Death' and it features 13 other bands/artists (including Antiseen, Pamela Des Barres & The Koffin Kats) all doing songs of around the 1 minute mark or under.
This will be released at the beginning of May.
Massive thanks to Brad at Manic Pogo for his help with all of the above - absolute legend!!!

FEB 2012 - Latest news!!!!

22/02/2012

Unfortunately we've had to pull out of the Sham 69 gig in Bolton (March 9th).
Sorry folks...we hope to get back to Bolton again as soon as possible.

19/02/2012

More gigs added to the Gigs list.
And a new Live Review added to the Reviews page.

02/02/2012

We are very sorry to announce that we've had to cancel all our gigs for February, we're gutted about this as we hate having to cancel gigs but we have no choice.
Massive apologies to anyone who has booked us or was looking forward to seeing us this month, we hope to make it back to these places later in the year....

Normal service will be restored in March...thank you xx