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Nine Black Alps have confirmed the tracklisting for their debut album ’EVERYTHING IS’.

The album, which has been recorded in LA with producer Rob Schnapf, will be released in the UK on June 6.

Schnapf is best known for his work with Foo Fighters, Beck, Elliot Smith and The Vines.

The tracklisting runs:

‘Get Your Guns’


‘Not Everyone’



‘Behind Your Eyes’


‘Shot Down’

‘Just Friends’

‘Everybody Is’


‘Southern Cross’

Kaiser Chiefs are one of the bands playing the The NME New Music Tour inspired by Rizla in the spring.

With a revolving line-up featuring NME’s favourite new bands, this is a chance to catch the next wave of stars in intimate venues before they’re packing stadiums.

Joining Kaiser Chiefs on the tour are: Newcastle’s angular new wavers Maximo Park; the The Rakes’s new favourite band [/a]; London’s urchin scenesters [a]; noisy upstarts the Towers Of London, epic post-punks Battle and New Zealand’s hard rocking newcomers The Checks, who are leaving home for the first time to play these shows.

The dates are:

Norwich Waterfront – Maximo Park, The Cribs, The Checks (May 18)

Portsmouth Wedgewood – Maximo Park, Nine Black Alps, The Checks (19)

Gloucester Guildhall – Nine Black Alps, Maximo Park, The Checks (20)

Hull Silhouettes – Maximo Park, The Cribs, Towers Of London (21)

Leeds Cockpit – The Cribs, Nine Black Alps, The Checks (22)

Northampton Roadmenders – Maximo Park, Nine Black Alps, The Rakes (23)

Bristol Fleece – Nine Black Alps, The Rakes, The Vega Method (24)

London Garage – Towers OF London, The Checks (24)

Brighton Concorde – The Rakes, Nine Black Alps, The Checks (25)

Nottingham Rock City – Towers OF London, The Cribs, Battle (28)

Manchester Roadhouse – Towers OF London, The Cribs, Battle (30)

Birmingham Academy 2 – The Cribs, Towers Of London, Battle (31)

To buy tickets now [url=]go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.

For more information on the tour and all the bands involved see next week’s issue of NME out in London on April 19, and nationwide the following day.