The Update Archive - 2008
Here are all the updates from 2008.
Saturday 13 December 2008
The Tour
If you're going to be welcoming in 2009 in Belfast, why not join Supergrass and a bunch of Northern Ireland's finest bands at the Rock The Hall concert. Tickets are only 5 and, as well as the fantastic Supergrass, you'll get to see The Pigeon Detectives, Fighting With Wire, General Fiasco, and Universal Remedy.
Friday 24 October 2008
The Tour
Another date has been announced in December, this time up North in Sheffield on the 9th. Buy tickets here.
Wednesday 17 September 2008
The Tour
A new London date on 10 December 2008 has slipped out - book now!
Thursday 04 September 2008
The Tour
Under the cover of halloween, Supergrass will start their European tour assault on 31 October 2008. They will be visiting The Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Friday 29 August 2008
The Tour
Two additional Irish dates have been announced recently, and they're coming up pretty soon, on 04 and 06 September 2008. Supergrass will also be playing a "Silent Disco" gig (everyone wears wireless headphones to listen to the show) in Brighton at the end of September too, tickets here.

The Great Escape festival in Australia, which I reminded you of last time, has now been cancelled, so remember not to turn up for that, and go get your money back if you bought one of the few tickets they sold.
Friday 01 August 2008
The Tour
Four new Australian dates have just been announced for October, they're in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle, and tickets go on sale 14 August 2008. And don't forget Supergrass will also be playing The Great Escape Festival on 04 October 2008.

The Press
While you're here, why not have a read of this Supergrass article over at The Pitch.
Thursday 17 July 2008
The Press
Leo Hoek van Dijke has kindly translated a review of Diamond Hoo Ha from Dutch magazine Oor and sent in his review of Supergrass's appearance at the Music In My Head Festival back in June.

Many thanks to Leo once again, and apologies for taking so long to add them to the site.
Wednesday 16 July 2008
The Tour
Supergrass will be playing The Academy in Dublin on 03 September 2008. Tickets are on sale now, try the ticket hotline on 0818 719 300 (ROI) or 0870 243 4455 (UK) or online at Ticketmaster.ie
Monday 14 July 2008
The Tour
Tonight's Foo Fighter's show has been cancelled due to Dave Grohl losing his voice, so the intrpeid Supergrass guys will now be playing at The Larimer Lounge in Denver at 11pm instead.

In other tour news, Supergrass will also be playing the folowing festivals: Get Loaded In The Park in London in August and The Great Escape Festival in Australia in October.
Monday 23 June 2008
The Music
The limited edition Rebel In You single can pre-ordered right now at supergrassrecords.com - don't miss out!
Saturday 07 June 2008
The Music
Rebel In You will be the next single from the Diamond Hoo Ha album, released on 30 June 2008.

It will be the first ever release through "Supergrass Records" and be available to buy direct from supergrass.com on limited edition white vinyl.

Pre-ordering should be available the week before release but I'll post the link here as soon as it's available.
Friday 25 April 2008
The Music
Support Crisis by purchasing the excellent Crisis Consequences track from your favourite MP3 retailer.

The Press
Five new articles for you today, including Lunch with Supergrass.
Sunday 06 April 2008
The Tour
Another summer festival lined up for Supergrass, this time in the Netherlands and The Music In My Head Festival on 14 June 2008.
Saturday 05 April 2008
The Music
Diamond Hoo Ha is scheduled for release in the US on 10 June 2008 (or June 10 to you Americans) through Astralwerks.

The Tour
Lots of additions to make you aware of here, first off Supergrass will be supporting the Foo Fighters in July for 12 dates across the USA, and will be squeezing in a couple of headlining shows in New York and Los Angeles too.

Back in the UK, there's a bunch of festivals Supergrass are lined up to play, one in June, one in July and four in August, and three headlining shows in June have appeared... just go look at the tour page already!

The Lyrics
A lot of my mistakes have now been rectified, thanks to some guys from a certain band... sorry for being so rubbish!
Thursday 27 March 2008
The Press
There's another podcast for you to listen to on the Word Magazine web site. They also have a competition running where you can win some wonderful Supergrass goodies.
Tuesday 25 March 2008
The Press
You can download a podcast of a Supergrass interview from the Times Online web site.

As for the site, I've added a pile of press articles I've had lying around, including ten reviews of Diamond Hoo Ha.

There's also a reader review of the album from old faithful Leo Hoek van Dijke. If you want to have your say on the album (or any other Supergrass release or show) for the world to see, you can submit your own review too - simply mail me.
Monday 24 March 2008
The Music
Diamond Hoo Ha is out today on CD, 12" vinyl and as a digital download. Buy from amazon.co.uk now.
Monday 17 March 2008
The Music
Bad Blood is released today on enhanced CD, limited edition 7" vinyl and as a digital download.
Friday 07 March 2008
The TV
Randy and Duke of the Diamond Hoo Ha Men (aka Gaz and Danny from Supergrass) will be appearing on ITV1's "Guilty Pleasures" show tomorrow, 08 March 2008, at 9.30pm. The show has a load of celebrities performing songs that are "ever so slightly shameful to love". The boys will be performing their unique version of Michael Jackson's Beat It.

The Music
And in case you've forgotten... the second single from new album Diamond Hoo Ha, will be Bad Blood and will be released on 17 March 2008. The album will be released the folllowing week, on 24 March 2008.
Sunday 24 February 2008
The TV
Supergrass will be playing tracks from Diamond Hoo Ha on Later... with Jools Holland this coming Friday, 29 February 2008, on BBC2 at 11:35pm. If you miss the show, you can see it on the BBC iPlayer for the following 7 days (UK only, sadly).
Wednesday 20 February 2008
The Music
The covers for both the Diamond Hoo Ha album and the Bad Blood single have been added, as has the probable tracklisting for the single.
Saturday 16 February 2008
The Reader Reviews
Leo Hoek van Dijke is back again, this time reviewing the recent iTunes EP which was relesed following the "Diamond Hoo Ha Men" instore at the Apple Store in London.
Monday 11 February 2008
The Reader Reviews
Leo Hoek van Dijke returns to the fold today and brings with him reviews of the Diamond Hoo Ha Man and Bad Blood singles.

If you'd like to review the new singles (or indeed any Supergrass release or live show) for the site, simply send your reviews to me.
Saturday 09 February 2008
The Press
Finally some new articles for you to read in the brand new 2008 section - hopefully lots more to come over the next few months.
Friday 08 February 2008
The Music
The second single from new album Diamond Hoo Ha, will be Bad Blood and will be released on 17 March 2008. The album will be released the folllowing week, on 24 March 2008.

The Tour
UK tour dates have been announced for March and April to support the release of the new album.
Monday 14 January 2008
The Music
Diamond Hoo Ha Man, the first single from the forthcoming Diamond Hoo Ha album, is out today on limited edition 7" vinyl.

The Radio
Gideon Coe will be playing some live tracks from Supergrass' 2006 hub session tomorrow on 6Music.

The show runs from 10pm-1am but you can listen again on the website up to 7 days afterwards.