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Metal Hammer – This Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Ginger explains to Metal Hammer how the music industry is changing, and how he is leading the revolution.

Metal Hammer 
article - This Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Metal Hammer article - This Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Metal Hammer 
article - This Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Ginger’s Birthday Bash: Tickets Now On Sale

Following sellout shows over the last four years, we once again return to London to celebrate Ginger’s Birthday on the 17th December 2013.

Arguably the most anticipated live show of the year among fans, this year’s event will be held at KOKO in Camden.

In past years we’ve had reformations, reunions and special guests galore. What will happen this year? The only way to find out is to be there!

Tickets are on sale now from Ticketweb. This event will sell out, and quickly, so don’t delay or you risk missing this year’s surprises.

Let us know you’re coming on the Facebook event page. See You There!

New Year, New Twitter Handle

To mark the beginning of what’s looking to be another very busy year, Ginger has decided to change his Twitter name.

If you were already following him on Twitter then you still will be, but if you’re an occasional reader who usually looks him up at @GingerNYC then you’ll now find him at his new address @GingerWildheart.

Ginger Wildheart Band to support The Darkness

The Ginger Wildheart Band will be hitting the road in the Spring to support The Darkness on their UK and European tour.

Ginger commented on Twitter: “Joyous news abounds & keeps-a-comin’. I, along with my wonderful solo band, will be supporting The Darkness on their March UK and Euro tour… So very chuffed to be playing with me old muckers @thedarkness again. Love those fellers. Proper big man love too.”

Full dates are:
Fri 1 Mar – Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield
Sat 2 Mar – Apollo, Manchester
Sun 3 Mar – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Tue 5 Mar – City Hall, Newcastle
Wed 6 Mar – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
Thu 7 Mar – HMV Hammersmith Apollo, London
Sat 9 Mar – Bataclan, Paris
Sun 10 Mar – Komplex, Zurich
Mon 11 Mar – Alcatraz, Milan
Wed 13 Mar – Backstage Club, Munich
Thu 14 Mar – Arena, Vienna
Sat 16 Mar – Palladium, Warsaw
Mon 18 Mar – C-Club, Berlin
Tue 19 Mar – Kantine, Cologne
Wed 20 Mar – den Atelier, Luxembourg
Thu 21 Mar – Trix, Antwerp

Please see the Darkness Tour Page for ticket links

Ginger Wildheart wins Event of the Year at the Classic Rock Awards

Last week, Ginger won Event of the Year for the unprecedented success of the 555% triple album ‘Direct To Fan’ PledgeMusic campaign.

In this latest video Ginger talks about the Classic Rock Award experience, including footage from the event.

Enjoy – and thank you for helping to make this possible!

Classic Rock Awards – Live(ish) Blog

22:25 – And The Winner Is!

Ginger wins Event of the Year! Classic Rock Awards 2012

21:50 – Event of the Year!

Ginger wins Event of the Year! Classic Rock Awards 2012

21:45 – More Awards

21:35 – Nick Mason

Nick Mason award at the Classic Rock Awards 2012

21:25 – And we’re underway

Duff opens the Classic Rock Awards 2012

21:20 – Ready to Go!

21:05 – Overview of the room

20:50

20:15 – News update from Gav:
So our table is front and centre at the Classic Rock and includes Ginger Wildheart, Paul Cook, Whitfield Crane and Duff McKagen… Yep just another normal dinner.

Pictured is Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe with Gav and Chris Hodgson (Ginger’s Merch King)
Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe with Gav and Chris Hodgson (Ginger's Merch King) at the Classic Rock Awards 2012

19:30 – Ginger being interviewed by Nikki Sixx
Ginger being interviewed by Nikki Sixx at the Classic Rock Awards 2012

19:00 – red carpet treatment
Ginger at the Classic Rock Awards 2012

14:00

Hey! Hello! – How I Survived The Punk Wars

How I Survived The Punk Wars, the first video from the Ginger and Victoria Liedtke Pledge project Hey! Hello!, is now available on YouTube.

After you’ve had a listen, and no doubt loved it, you can pre-order their debut album (and get the songs before anyone else) here, where you’ll also be able to pledge for the two Mutation albums.

The video was Directed by Ash Pears and Produced by AshTV Music Video. You can see more of their work at http://www.ashtv.co.uk.

Vote for 555% as Classic Rock’s Event of the Year

The direct to fan campaign for Ginger Wildheart’s album 555%, has been nominated for “Event of the Year” in the Classic Rock Magazine awards.

This is huge. Please vote on the Classic Rock website for the 555% PledgeMusic campaign

Hey! Hello! Teasers

Hey! Hello! is a new project featuring Ginger Wildheart and Victoria Liedtke.

To whet your appetite, and give you an idea of the direction the project is taking, two video teasers have appeared online which you can view below.

Hey! Hello! Teaser 1

Hey! Hello! Teaser 2

Ginger has confirmed this will be part of his next Pledge campaign – featured as a separate singles project – alongside the eagerly anticipated Mutation albums.

Full details (including launch day) are expected shortly.

You can keep track of Hey! Hello! here:

www.facebook.com/heyhellomusic
www.twitter.com/heyhellomusic

Download Warm-Up Dates

Ginger will play a number of warm-up shows in the run up to his appearance at Download Festival.

These shows have now been confirmed as:

• 1st June – Belfast, Mandella Hall – Tickets
• 2nd June – Manchester, Club Academy – Tickets
• 3rd June – Glasgow, Cathouse – Tickets
• 4th June – York, The Duchess – Tickets
• 5th June – Birmingham, The Asylum – Tickets
• 9th June – Download Festival

The band will consist of Chris Catalyst, Denzel, Rich Jones, Victoria Liedtke & Random Jon Poole.

Special guests in Manchester, Glasgow, York and Birmingham will be The Guns and Baby Godzilla, whilst joining Ginger in Belfast will be LaFaro and Trucker Diablo.