NEW INTERVIEW – Spike and Guy Griffin are interviewed by Metal Casino just prior to The Quireboys show at the Helgeå Festivalen, 2018 in Sweden a few weeks ago. They talk about everything you need to know that is coming up, including a few bits about a new Quireboys album in the pipes.
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The Quireboys are set to release a new album called White Trash Blues. The cover album consists of 12 songs featuring blues greats such as Muddy Waters and Chuck Berry among others. The album can be expected available through regular sales channels starting September 5th, however, the album will be performed live on the blues stage at the Ramblin Man Fair , in Maidstone, Kent, England tomorrow evening (July 30th).
A 3 track teaser album called “Leaving Trunk” will be released through digital sales channels prior to the official release of the full White Trash Blues album. It will be available on August 1st and will feature Leaving Trunk and the additional tracks Champagne and Reefer and Rollin’ and Tumblin’.
White Trash Blues album track list – Boom Boom, Cross Eyed Cat, Going Down, Help Me, I Wish You Would, King Bee, Hoochie Coochie Man, Leaving Trunk, Little Queenie, Shame Shame Shame, Take Out Some Insurance and Walking The Dog.
When asked “What are your top 3 favorites from the new White Trash Blues album?” Spike’s reply was – Boom Boom, Help Me and Walking The Dog.
(Graphic by Kelly, photo of Spike provided by Tom Gold for Goldwood Images – GoldwoodImages.com)
Can’t make it to a show? Miss your Quireboys?
Then follow Spike’s Youtube channel and the On The Road w/ The Quireboys playlist! Great footage and sound on this latest video upload for the exception of a few digital artifacts from the lighting, but great nonetheless and complete with a bit of commentary from Spike on how he’s not drinking any more..you believed that right??
Filmed from the latest Quireboys show at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham 12th March. Special thanks to Robert Shaw on YTB for the upload and keeping everyone on the road with The Quireboys who couldn’t be there. Be sure to subscribe to the On The Road w/ The Quireboys playlist at www.Youtube.com/QuireboysSpike. Up next, The Quireboys will be playing at the Full Metal Mountain Festival, Karnten, Austria.
Spike is currently on tour with The Quireboys in Spain. The following videos have been produced by Simon Hanson, drummer for the band Squeeze, who is filling in on drums for the current tour. In these videos you will get an 1 minute inside-look into each day as The Quireboys tour Spain giving you a glimpse of what it is like to be on the road with The Quireboys.
(Video production by Simon Hanson, drummer for the band Squeeze, who is filling in on drums for the tour in Spain. Also visit www.Quireboys.com for schedule updates, Simon’s website at SimonHanson.co.uk, and to share these video’s visit Spike’s Youtube channel for The Quireboys Tour Spain 2017 playlist at www.youtube.com/QuireboysSpike )
Spike is interviewed by Guy Bellamy as part of the Great Music Stories show on Meridian FM in September 2016 following the release of The Quireboys latest album, Twisted Love. Spike talks about the new songs, how they are written and how they record and rehearse them.
Earlier this month, 107 Meridian FM aired a three hour special on The Quireboys in celebration of their recent release of their new album, Twisted Love. The three hour special was featured on Guy Bellamy’s Great Music Stories show. The following is the audio from the first hour of the three, where Bellamy interviews bands that have toured with The Quireboys and takes their comments on how they have been influenced by them and their music.
Spike makes an appearance at 23:17.
Hoss Thompson from Thirteen Stars – “They are just such genuine, lovely, amazing, down-to-earth guys”
(Media supplied by Guy Bellamy of MeridianFM.com)
The Quireboys are releasing their 10th studio album called Twisted Love on 2nd September. Again, the band hunkered down in a remote studio in Sweden to create this new album. Preceeding the album release, the title track of the album, also called Twisted Love, was released to Meridian FM for an exclusive first playing to which their was a lot of positive feedback and requests for a replay. Off Yer Rocka Recordings, The Quireboys’ record label, released the official video for Twisted Love yesterday resulting in an explosion of Likes and Shares on social media. Interviews with Spike and Guy Griffin will be aired on Meridian FM in the coming weeks as the band and label work up to the release of the new album in September.
Meridian FM will be exclusively releasing the new single from The Quireboys latest album that is soon to be released. Be sure to tune in tomorrow, 11th July, to Guy Bellamy’s rock show on 107 Meridian FM at 5pm London Time if you are in the East Grinstead, West Sussex area. If you can’t tune in on the radio, you can still tune in and listen online at www.MeridianFM.com.