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We've been interviewed for Critical Mass of Chicago

please click on the link to read it

http://critical-mass-music.blogspot.com/2011/12/interview-with-hotwired.html

The new six track EP is out now see merch page for details

Our Guitarist Steve's new Tattoo shop is open for business! Anyone in or near Yarmouth, go pop in and and say hello at Upstart Tattoos, under Britannia Pier :)

Hotwired feature on the new 'Collective Underground Vol2' Compilation cd from Brown Bag Propaganda Records we have a limited number of copies for sale £4 each incl postage get in touch for more details and dont forget we still have T-shirts and the Bullshitter Ep for sale too .

Hotwired are now confirmed to play the Arena Stage at Rebellion on the Thursday 4th August , third band on time tbc.

New Hotwired Interview for Punk Rock '77 click the link to read http://punkrock77thrutoday.blogspot.com/2011/01/hotwired-new-interview.html

Hotwired are currently working on a new album to be released in mid 2011 more details to follow.

Hotwired have been confirmed to play at Rebellion Punk Festival in Blackpool August 2011

Hotwired, take time out this month to return to where it all began. 10 years ago they played their first ever gig at the Three Horseshoes in Scottow and this month they return to Headline an evening of Psychobilly and Punk on the 18th of April.

Hotwired will be joined by Ramones Tribute band; Rock'em to Russia , Shakeout, The Culprits, The Transmission and Mediatrocity with DJ Goldsmith on the decks.

All this and the entry is only three pounds!

Five chav's 15-17 attack couple for being Goths, Male 21 in coma/Female 20 dies!

Sophie Lancaster 20 and her boyfriend 21 were set apon while walking through "Stubbylee Park" in Bacup. They were both beaten up in a vicious assault. Miss Lancaster was left in a coma with serious head and face injuries and Died! Her Boyfriend Robert Maltby 21 was also left in a coma and bleeding on the brain but has recovered. It is understood the couple have been targeted in the past because of the way they looked and dressed. Five male youths have been charged with causing grevious bodily harm with intent. Police said those charges would now be the subject of a review by detectives and crown prosecuction. a 15 and 17 year old have been ramanded in custody and two 15 year olds and a 17 year old were released on bail. The full trail is on the 12th October 2007. I'm sure you are as horrified by this as we were! Help us make this recognised as a hate crime. It is not recognised as one by the government.

Who's next it could be any one of us Punk/Skin/Goth etc!

 

Please read the full info on the following website... http://theheresiarch.blogspot.com/2007_09_02_archive.html

and fill out the online letter to their local mp.

There will be some benefit gigs (after the trial) in London +?, A few headline bands have been confirmed but any bands wanting to play please contact....

fish_59@hotmail.co.uk

Fish

c/o 60/40 records,

59 thriftfield,

Hemel Hempstead,

Herts,

HP2 5YJ

This concerns every real music fan!!

Check out the new Hotwired interview on Punk n Oi! in the UK

http://www.punkoiuk.co.uk:80/interviews/hotwired.asp

We have been reviewed in the great distorted magazine click on the link to view and subscribe.

Right on time as usual, the brand new issue of Distorted is now
online!

What's inside the March issue?

" Time Again
" The Bouncing Souls
" The Restarts
" Black Flag
" A Texas Tale of Treason - the story behind the film

New Competition! - Win one of five A Texas Tale of Treason DVD's -
see page 5.

...and there is much more in the new issue. Check it out.
http://www.distortedmagazine.com

~ The Distorted Family
"All things punk rock"

We've been included on the new compilation from dead lamb records for more details and to get your copy go to www.deadlambrecords.com

LAMBINATION 2
DL05 (DL07) LAMBiNATION 2 -21 Song Compilation Album - Featuring:  2ND CLASS CITIZENS (USA), AB IRATO (CAN), ARTRITIC FOOT SOLDIERS (ENG),CALIFORNIA REDEMPTION (USA), CHURCHILL (ENG), COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY (USA), CROUCH MOG (ENG), EASTFIELD (ENG), EXCUSES (IRE), GLAMOUROUS MAGGOTS (CAN), GREENLAND WHALEFISHERS (NOR), HATE IS JUST A FEELING (SWE), HOTWIRED (ENG), JUICEHEAD (USA), KAMIKAZE SPERM (ENG), LONE (GER), LUCIEN (SWE), NOMATRIX (IRE), SEMMI KOMOLY (HUN),  SUSPICIOUS STAINS (ENG), THE FREEBOOTERS (IRE)

Hotwired now have a profile at www.dreammakersmp3.com click on the link to check it out

SADO BEATEN UP

As some of you may know by now, Sado Got beaten up 3 weeks ago by three twats who jump him in an allyway.Well he ended up with lots bruises and broken nose and jaw. The hospital sent him home after doing not much at all. Since then he has been in a lot of pain as you can imagine. Well today after a visit to the dentist he was told to go straight to hospital because his jaw hasn't healed right because hospital never wired it together. Now he is back in the morning to have a metal plate inserted into his jaw witch he shall have for the rest of his life. Lets all wish him well and hope the b***ards

Have a nice time real soon…   

CALCAZA RECORDS UPDATE:_
 
THE NEW ALBUM "WAIT & SEE" IS NOW AVAILABLE TO BUY ONLINE VIA PAYPAL  !!!!
GO TO www.freewebs.com/calcazarecords and click on "buy the cd" for details
 

CALCAZA RECORDS

www.freewebs.com/calcazarecords

Calcaza records have just released thier first compilation cd "WAIT & SEE", It features 21 tracks by some of the best unsigned punk/indie bands in the U.K.

Cds cost £5 each and p & p is FREE on all orders in the U.K.If  you would like a copy, send a cheque/P.O ( payable to G.Payne) or cash ( well concealed and at own risk)to the following address:-

GARY PAYNE,CALCAZA RECORDS,55 GIBBONS WALK,BIDDICK HALL,SOUTH SHIELDS,TYNE & WEAR,NE34 9LP

Tack list:

01. Most Likely To Fail - Innocent Eyes    02. AudioEskimo - Yesterday   03. Sunday 68 - Movin' On

04. The Yorkshire Rats - Swing Low    05. Responsa - Taco Hell    06. Breakout - Get Up, Fight Back

07. Northern Overload - Dancer    08. Hotwired - Yob      09. The Hype Foundation - Red Lights

10. Most Likely To Fail - Most Likely To Fail    11. My Waiting Gold - LSD Machine

12. Sunday 68 - I Hate You     13. The Nihilists - Who The F**k       14. Protohero - Convection

15.Northern Overload - Tattooed Heart 16. AudioEskimo - Time Won't Wait 17. Responsa - Thump

18. Sunday 68 - Sixteen Forever 19. The Hype Foundation - Reykjavik

20. The Yorkshire Rats - Nation Story     21. The Crime - Johnny Come Home

We have just sent our album 'make it count' to a guy (Hari) in Jakarta, Indonesia, who puts out cheap compilation tapes to the punks in Indonesia as well as making them aware of foreign music the money raised is going to the victims of the Tsunami and the Bali Bombings

As you may have noticed we seem to be getting bombbarded with spam on our guestbook  normaly we dont beleive in cencership but in this case we think its justified . If we delete a genuin mesage by mistake we are truely sorry and please just repost it .

speedfreaks ball
hey come on guys go to this link

http://freakyspeed.proboards46.com/index.cgi?board=general&action=display&thread=1129862968

and get hotwired on the bill at the speedfreaks ball 2006

http://www.thespeedfreaksball.com/

Theres a new punk movie being made and you get the chance to appear yourselves for more info click on the link below

6/09/05

Our spanish tour with Sensa Yuma and The Tendons has now been confirmed for Murcia, Alicante and Valencia on the 18th, 19th, 20th of November.  

5/09/05

We've now added a new 'OTHER STUFF' page to the site were we'll put past flyers and other bits and pieces and if you got any funny stories or pitcures then send em in and we'll put them in there.

17/08/05

listern and download songs from our new remixed cd at www.myspace.com/hotwiredpunkband

15/08/05

Well we've just about recovered from the endorse-it festival.although im not sure if toms blisters and swollen fingers have recovered from the two hour drumming session in the bongo tent at two in the morning , ive never seen so many loonie drummers in one place before.We saw some great bands those that i enjoyed the most were red sharks, Fat drunk and Stupid (fantastic punk covers band), Death skulls and the Great Desmond Dekker.We had a great time it was really well organised and we got looked after really  well too,it was really nice to see the security where really friendly and helpful nice one! cheers to lamma and the guys for asking us to play.

11/08/05

Hi folks, we have just finished remixing our album 'Make it count' The new remix features our new singer dave on lead vocals and looks good with anew album cover. We have dropped Big issue from the album as our prievous singer wishes us not to use his lyrics. If you wish to buy a copy its £4.50 from the address on the merchandise page. If you were one of the lucky 500 that bought the first album look after it because you never know it could end up a collectors item.

The Hotwired profile on myspace has now been updated 

 www.myspace.com/hotwiredpunkband

The  Benefit gig at the dome on the 2nd july raised £400 for the IWCA,

For full details on the Endorset festival in August go to www.lgofestivals.com

line up so far

ACTS CONFIRMED TO DATE

DESMOND DEKKER AND THE ACES

Zion Train

The Ukrainians

Pronghorn

The Highliners

Subgiant

The Peeping Toms

The Hat

Toupe

Chickenshed Zepplin

Dead Plants

Equidistant Sound

Hot Rod Jesus

Meat Draw

Red Sharks

SterANKO

The Cracked Actors

The Things

Tragic Roundabout

DANGER LUST

CULT OF CELEBRITY

THE ULCERS

MACHSCHAU

CRIPPLED ROOK

FAR CUE

THE SPLOTT BROTHERS

DEAD SKULLS

HOTWIRED

The IWCA benefit was a great success,great bands and really great atmosphere. We met some really nice people.Thanks to everyone who came and watched us play.

Hotwired have been added to the playlist on the great Germany based punk rock radio station at www.punkrockers-radio.de

GREAT NEWS FOLKS THE WORKING CLASS UNITY BENEFIT GIG IS BACK ON .  THE DOME IN TUFNELL PARK, LONDON IS NOW THE  VENUE FOR THE SHOW. THE SHOW IS BEING PROMOTED BY FULL FRONTAL RECORDINGS. FOR FURTHER DETAILS YOU CAN CONTACT TARA AT info@fullfrontallrecordings.co.uk  http://www.fullfrontalrecordings.co.uk or phone 02074247969

 

SADLY THE PROMOTERS (MEAN FIDDLER) OF THE IWCA BENEFIT GIG ON JULY 2ND ARE IGNORING ALL OF RODDY'S ATTEMPTS TO CONTACT THEM. SO UNFORTANTLY THE GIG HAS BEEN CANCELED.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BECKI

On Sunday night we played at Tom's girlfriend (Becki) surprise birthday party at The Edward the 7th in Norwich.It was a great night and lots of Bekki's friends and family came along to wish her happy birthday. Congratulations to Tom for organising a great party and for keeping it a secret from Becki

 

 

 

The Hotwired video of The Reef Bar is now also available on DVD We have currantly sold out of all our T-Shirts but we hope to have some new styles very soon. The new line up is writing new material for a new cd which will hopefully out before August

We played our first gig with the new line up on Saturday and we went down a storm. The crowd seemed to enjoy the set and we sure enjoyed playing.Thanks to the Snuff Movie Stars for asking us to play. We have copies of the gig on video (huge thanks to ruggy for sacrificing valuable drinking time to video us) if you would like a copy send a cheque for £4  (includes p&p), to the address on the merchandise page.

At last a review of our European tour has been added to the reviews page photos to follow shortly.

Happy New Year Folks. There have been a few changes for Hotwired in the last few months as you can see the website has been revamped and a huge thanks to Wayne of the Beauchamps partnership for that. We shall be keeping it regularly updated so please feel free to pop back and see whats new. We've had a couple of line up changes, Groundsheet has left the band to pursue a career in alcohol, but as luck would have it we found a great new drummer, the introduction of tom to the band has given hotwired a much better sound even more improved by a welcomed return of Dale our original guitarist who also has his own band well worth checking out.Smeg has also quit the band and is concentrating on his music venue The Ferry Boat, Kings Street, Norwich we wish him all the best. Dave from  The Nukes, Death Skulls and Highliners fame has joined us on vocals you can check out our new line up in Liverpool on the 2nd Feb check the gig page.

Hotwired have been doing various gigs recently locally and one in Wat ford, herts, which I will update soon on Smegs page. We have a gig coming up at the ferryboat, Norwich at the end of may, (punx picnic). Also one in Tel ford in July.
We are also doing a Eastern European Tour from the 3rd August this year 
(see gig page for updates). 
We are Recording an album and getting new merchandise out very soon, so keep watching this space!!!

Well at last I get our website running again. Have been busy in my life and server decides to disappear but I now hopefully back up and running gain. I have been managing a pub in Norwich for 7 months and now run my own pub The Ferryboat Inn, King street Norwich, 150 capacity venue, bands get in touch mailto:cummon_lets@letsrocktheboat.co.uk

Sorry about the lack of updates recently, it has been a quiet time for us due to myself (smeg)
suffering from a painful illness (ahhhh) and Sado moving into his new den of vice. However we will soon be back on the gig circuit in the new year, have some new songs in the pipeline, so any promoters out there please get in touch. On another note and again sorry it's a bit belated but Hotwired would like to congratulate Ex guitarist Andrew and his girlfriend Kim on the birth of their son Tyler on the Th October 2002.
 
 Hotwired have decided after good practice sessions that we are going to
stay a five piece band for the near future. Smeg, Sado, Paul, Groundsheet and
 Andy the roadie has joined  band as backing singer .
 We wish Andrew all the best for the future after leaving the
band due to personal commitments, good luck with the baby and your future 
with Kim. There was no bad feelings when he left. We have a few gigs
in the pipeline, so keep an eye on the GIGS PAGE!!!! 


To quash any rumors about Hotwired splitting up, Smeg did a disappearing act
after Hits Blackpool, he is back now sorry to say for some. Andy the guitarist
has decided to call it a day and we are auditioning for a new guitarist asap, or
a new drummer as Groundsheet thinks he's another Eric Clapton.


We have been messed about by the below record company and we are now
self releasing the 6 track CD, called Lullabys for pissheads, go to MERCHANDISE
page for details.........

 
We have been back to the studio and  recorded 4 tracks to be released as
a 7" 4 track single with GUN [the Bard] DOWN record label. Clips of tracks 
and full details to be added to MUSIC and MERCHANDISE page soon!!!!!!

 
We are playing on the Sunday at Southend RD December on The Holidays 
in The Snow Punk weekend festival. See GIG LIST page for details!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The whole band and a bunch of our mates and family have just returned 
from Morecambe and saw many great bands at the Holidays in the Sun,
2001,Th Anniversary of Punk festival. To top of a fantastic weekend, we 
also got a slot to play on the Sunday night at 7:PM, due to Vicious 
Rumors canceling on the Saturday and we happened to be at the right place 
and  the right time. Thanx to the band The Rong'Uns for lending us all the gear
we needed, and look forward to appearing with them at Leicester in August.

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