Frank Carter’s Pure Love to record debut album with Foo Fighters producer Gil Norton

Former Gallows man will make his live debut with his new band next Tuesday (February 14)

Pure Love, the new band featuring former Gallows frontman Frank Carter, have begun work on their debut album with Foo Fighters and Pixies producer Gil Norton.

The band, who also feature former Hope Conspiracy guitarist Jim Carroll, completed pre-production on the album in Henley last week and will now reconvene to Brooklyn, New York to record the album with Norton.

It is thought that the album will come out in late summer of this year via Vertigo Records.

To read a new interview with Pure Love in which they discuss their debut album and their plans for the future, pick up next week’s issue of NME, which is on UK newsstands from next Wednesday (February 15) and available digitally .

Pure Love will make their live debut next Tuesday (February 14) as part of the 2012 NME Awards Shows. The band will headline London’s Bush Hall, topping a bill that includes Foe and Binary. You can watch a video teaser for the band’s debut live show by scrolling up to the top of the page and clicking.

Marina And The Diamonds, The Drums and The Black Keys will also play one-off London shows as part of the 2012 NME Awards Shows.

Kurt Vile, Totally Enourmous Extinct Dinosaurs, The Big Pink, Alabama Shakes and tUnE-yArDs will also all play gigs in February as part of the build-up to the NME Awards.

The full list of gigs is as follows:

Charli XCX, Lexington (8)
Slow Club, Heaven (9)
The Black Keys, Alexandra Palace (11)
Pure Love, Bush Hall (14)
Band Of Skulls, XOYO (15)
Tune-Yards, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (15)
Totally Enourmous Extinct Dinosaurs, Heaven (16)
The Big Pink, Garage (20)
Kurt Vile, Koko (21)
Alabama Shakes, Boston Arms (22)
The Jezebels, Koko (22)
Oh Land, Heaven (23)
Little Dragon, Forum (24)
S.C.U.M, Bush Hall (24)
Marina And The Diamonds, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire (26)
The Drums, Roundhouse (27)
The Cribs, ULU (28)

To check the availability of NME Awards London Shows tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.