Distillers guitarist plans release

And they’re heading to the UK

The Distillers‘ guitarist Tony Belivaqua‘s band The Drips are to release their debut album.

Also featuring former members of The Bronx, Matt Caughthran and Joby J Ford, the band have announced they will release their single ’16,16, Six’ through Wichita Recordings on June 5.

Their self-titled debut album is set to hit the shops on April 24 and follows the limited edition 7” only release, ‘Broken’.

The Drips will also embark on a short UK tour in April in support of the LP.

The band will play:

Manchester Roadhouse (April 23)

London Barfly (24)

York Barfly (25)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.

The Drips’ album was recorded in just two days in late summer 2005 at Wet & Dry Studios in Eagle Rock, California.

Caughthran, Ford, Belivaqua are joined by drummer David Hidalgo Jr and Vincent Hidalgo for the project.