The second Adam Franklin album Spent Bullets is released March 31st in North America on Second Motion (Cds), Hi-Speed Soul (vinyl) and iTunes. Release date in the UK/EU is early May through Cargo www.cargorecords.co.uk.
While supplies last you can order the $29.99 “Deluxe Version” which is limited edition Vinyl, SIGNED CD, MP3 download, FLAC download and a Second Motion Records sampler (includes tracks from Swervedriver, The Church, Ken Stringfellow and The Disciplines, Tommy Keene, Gemma Hayes, etc) http://www.secondmotionrecords.com/home/album/get/14
Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody will be hitting the road in the US in 2009 and the first tour in June will be touring with Aussie rockers The Church. Full dates are yet to be confirmed but we do know it will start June 10th in San Diego and finish up around July 11th. Full dates to follow very soon we hope.
There is also a download-only release planned in late Spring or early summer of the Jamnow radio session. Originally broadcast December 2007 and titled A Soundworld of Rain this featuring features Adam with pedal steel maestro and sometime Bolt of Melody Gerald Menke, playing measured and reverb-drenched versions of Bolts of Melody songs with a couple of Swervedriver nuggets in there also.
Adam will be playing guitar with Sophia in May in support of their new album There Are No Goodbyes. Go here for dates:
And finally go grab the Swervedriver re-issues of Raise and Mezcal Head while they last as they are a limited run!
Really finally this time, please check out some interviews and articles that have come in lately: