Sometimes when you write a song, reality detonates like a bomb over you - exposing that your song idea really was just a butter knife compared to what's happening out there. We can assume that it happened to many bands before, but by the time this song was written, we and a lot of people didn't expect it to be THAT BAD!
We decided to make a video of this song and soon we'd like to show you some footage of how we thought to tackle this issue our way.
here's a small video of our live recording session at vik's place. the original plan of seeing cis using his voice (while strolling around in the park) didn't quite work out as planned. we ask for your understanding. in return, verena is playing the violin in another park.
the song will be released through LaserLife Records
and Shield Recordings
on a split 7" with WOAHNOWS
in september 2013.
Finally, we managed to do some pictures of us, that are not taken right before or after a show. So we met up in the Grazer Stadtpark, fooled around for a little while and Marie Drücker
did the rest!
about three years ago we've played our first gig in rotenturm, austria.
since then THE LIBERATION SERVICE had 4 different drummers, did 8 tours (some were short,
some ridiculously long), played 130 shows in 12 different countries, met
some of the the greatest people you can imagine and grew beards (at
least most of us).
tonight we're playing a squatted former kindergarden somewhere in holland together with our sweethearts in soey. really didn't see that coming when we first practiced!
we sincerely can't thank you enough for the support in the last three years.
Here's the statement we wrote together with our buddies from The Forum Walters
, dealing with the fact that some of our shows were cancelled due to Joey
's religious beliefs. Needless to say, we're looking forward to all our shows that haven't been cancelled.Dear friends,
we've spent quite some time to book a tour trying not to end in a major financial disaster. It does not really help the situation that our van got broken into and valuables worth over €6000 got stolen in Italy. Our little group consists of Joey Briggs, The Forum Walters and The Liberation Service, who share the love of music and touring.
We are now dealing with the consequences of an article about Joey's religious beliefs, published by a German magazine.
We want to clarify that we do not share Joey's beliefs in any way but we are well aware that Joey is primarily a musician, not a missionary.
Everything we've worked for so far is now on the brink and we, The Liberation Service and The Forum Walters are just two small Austrian bands who worked their asses off to get this tour together and we are still working our asses off every single day on tour.
The article published by the magazine already led to some cancellations which mean far more than financial disaster to us. We are not gonna let this get us down and hope for your support. We're looking forward to our upcoming gigs.
Greetings from a Romanian petrol station,
The Forum Walters & The Liberation Service
Here are the dates for the first part of our tour in july. We'll be on the road with Joey Briggs
(US) and The Forum Walters
(AUT). More dates are to be announced soon!
|June 29, 2012|| Wien, Austria||Shelter|
|June 30, 2012|| Prague, Czech Republic||PopoCafePetl|
|July 1, 2012|| Milano, Italy||TNT|
|July 2, 2012|| Bologna, Italy||Chet's Club|
|July 5, 2012|| Athens, Greece||K44|
|July 7, 2012|| Istanbul, Turkey||Dogzstar|
|July 8, 2012|| Bukarest, Romania||Club Underworld|
|July 9, 2012|| Cluj-Napoca, Romania||Gambrinus|
|July 13, 2012|| Wangen, Germany||JUZ Tonne|
|July 14, 2012|| Wunsiedl, Germany||JUZ|
|July 15, 2012|| Bad Hersfeld, Germany||JUZ|
|July 17, 2012|| Berlin, Germany||Cortina Bob|
|July 18, 2012|| Hannover, Germany||Bei Chez Heinz|
|July 19, 2012|| Hamburg, Germany||Hafenklang|
|July 20, 2012|| Emden, Germany||Grusewsky|
|July 21, 2012|| Paris, France||Les Combustibles|
|July 22, 2012|| Bonn, Germany||Maya Mexican Bar|
|July 24, 2012|| Münster, Germany||Baracke|
|July 25. 2012|| Regensburg, Germany||Kaffe dAdA|
|July 26, 2012|| Graz, Austria||Musichouse|
|July 27, 2012|| Amstetten, Austria||Darkslide Bar|
|July 28, 2012|| Timelkam, Austria||Gei Musikclub|
For Part II of the tour (from July 29th to August 18th) we'll be supported by our old friend Mr. Mark McCabe
! We're totally looking forward to share the van with him again. If you're not yet familiar with his music, check him out
BTW: If you live in or around Graz, feel free to listen to our INTERVIEW on Radio Soundportal
. It'll be aired on June, 18th (late afternoon).
first of all we'd like to announce that for the very first time we'll
be heading over to the united states to play FEST11
florida. it takes place from oct 26th to oct 28th and we'll share the stage with loads of awesome bands. sure we'll see some of you over
we're also more than happy to announce that we'll be releasing a split
7" with our good friends heroes'n ghosts, which will be released through
schall&rauch platten - it'
s part 3 of the "die glorreichen 7 concert/vinyl" series. we just recorded two new songs @ stress studio
with michael "much" mosbacher who already recorded and mixed our debut
album, so we're still pretty excited about how everything turned out. if you wanna know more about the upcoming release, here's an OKTO-TV interview with klaus (schall&rauch platten), heroe's n ghosts and us: http://okto.tv/senf/9120/20120601
in july/august we'll be hitting the road for 6 weeks with the forum walters, joey briggs and our old friend mark mccabe. if you're living in
europe we'll probably see you.
before we're going on tour we'll be playing a couple of shows in- and around austria. here are the dates:
- 19.06.2012 -AT- graz | music house w/ heroes'n'ghosts, jak holmes
- 20.06.2012 -SLO- ljubljana | tba w/ astpai, one win choice (us), jak holmes
- 21.06.2012 -AT- wien | arena 25 w/ heroes'n'ghosts, jak holmes
- 22.06.2012 -AT- rotenturm | gh farkas w/ astpai, one win choice (us), remedy
and we've got some plans for september as well. but for now... that's it.
hope to see you soon.
so here's what's going on. in a couple of hours we're heading
over to london to play this year's crash doubt festival together with
bands like Crazy Arm
, Apologies, i have none
, The Living Daylights
, Tim Vantol
, One Win Choice, No Trigger and many more. if you're living in or around lincoln don't miss this. needless to say we're stoked.
before we're hitting the road this summer with our good friends The Forum Walters this summer we're going to play some pre-tour shows in and around austria in order to promote our upcoming 7" split with Heroes'n Ghosts which will be released through schall & rauch records. hopefully see you there. here are the dates:
19.06.2012 -AT- wien | arena 25 w/ heroes'n'ghosts
20.06.2012 -SLO- ljubljana | tba w/ astpai, one win choice(us)
21.06.2012 -AT- graz | music house w/ heroes'n'ghosts
22.06.2012 -AT- rotenturm | gh farkas w/ astpai, one win choice(us), remedy
we've got some more news coming up in the next couple of days.