Puppy signs worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records

Puppy band pic
North London 3-piece, Puppy, mark the arrival of Spring on the Northern Hemisphere with a video for newly recorded track, “Beast”.

The video dropped at the very moment in which the plane of Earth’s equator passed through the centre of the Sun (commonly known as the Vernal Equinox), and can be enjoyed below.

The video for “Beast” was made by Puppy drummer Billy Howard.

“Beast” will be added to the band’s most recent five-track “Vol. II” EP, which will be re-released this summer in re-mastered form with new artwork and a tweaked title.

This re-worked EP will mark the first Puppy release (on 12" vinyl, CD & download) under their freshly-inked worldwide deal with Spinefarm Records.

Puppy says: “We couldn’t be more pleased to be working with the guys over at Spinefarm, and for a company of their calibre to be involved with us is a bit of a dream come true. Being able to say we’re on the same label as some killer bands we’re really into still feels mad when we stop and think about it, but more than anything, it’s a real honour. We are so stoked, my dudes”.

Head of A&R UK, Dante Bonutto adds: “For me, the best bands operate on different levels – there’s the songs, of course, but behind that a way of seeing the world, a singular vision that informs both music and visuals. From the first time we met the guys in Puppy and heard their music, we were drawn into their world, their vision, and knew we wanted to bring that world to Spinefarm”.

Meanwhile, on the live front, Puppy have now been announced as main support to CKY across 7-dates of their May UK tour. Those dates, as well as details of Puppy’s fast approaching UK/ Euro tour with Creeper, are listed below…

UK Tour Dates 2017 (in support of Creeper):
March 25 – Academy 2, Manchester
March 26 – Garage, Glasgow
March 27 – University, Newcastle
March 28 – Stylus, Leeds
March 30 – Electric Ballroom, London
March 31 – 1865, Southampton
April 01 – O2 Academy 2, Birmingham
April 02 – Tramshed, Cardiff

UK Tour Dates 2017 (in support of CKY):
May 15 – The Garage, Glasgow
May 16 – Rebellion, Manchester
May 17 – O2 Academy 2, Sheffield
May 19 – O2 Academy 2, Liverpool
May 20 – Arts Centre, Colchester
May 21 / 22 – The Underworld, London

In addition to this, you can catch Puppy across a spectrum of UK festivals this Spring/Summer, with the following appearances already announced.

UK Festivals 2017:
APRIL 28: Hit The North, Newcastle
APRIL 29: Handmade Festival, Leicester
MAY 27 – 29: Slam Dunk Festival, Birmingham, Leeds, Hertfordshire
AUGUST 6 – 9:  2000 Trees, Cheltenham
AUGUST 25: Reading Festival (Pit Stage)
AUGUST 26: Leeds Festival (Pit Stage)

Puppy vybes from Spring through to Summer, forever!

Billy Howard – Drums
Jock Norton – Guitar, Vocals
Will Michael – Bass


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