And there's details of their debut album

Hotly tipped US outfit The Spinto Band are to release a new single in March.

The group release ‘Direct Helmet’ on March 6. It’s taken from their forthcoming debut album, which will be released later in the spring in the UK.

The Spinto Band have now officially signed to Radiate for the world, bar the US, where they’ll remain on Bar None.

Following the success of their visit to London last October, they return to perform their first ever UK tour later this month.

The dates are at:

Nottingham The Social (January 18)

Bristol Louisiana (19)

Liverpool Club EVOL (20)

Manchester Bierkeller (21)

Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut (23)

Leeds The Cockpit (24)

London Cargo (25)

Brighton Ocean Rooms (26)

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.