Custom Bike Show in Norrtälje June 7th!

Pontus Snibb 3 will play Custom Bike Show in Norrtälje on Saturday the 7th of June. The show is at 14:00 in Societetsparken and there will probably be some tasty bits from Pontus new album Wreck of Blues as well as PS3 songs and more…

You can find more info about this great event at www.custombikeshow.se.

There were plans for two shows earlier in March this year, but they had to be postponed. We’ll be back with news about that later on. Here’s a short update to what we have been up to:

Bass player Mats has been busy recording a new album with Abramis Brama, Enkel Biljett, which will be released on May 2nd on Transubstans Records. He’s also toured a bit with the band Streets of Mars – who has a new single out called Avenue.

As you know, Pontus and Niklas have been very busy touring with Bonafide since the release of Bombo this fall, and they have an extensive tour of Spain coming up in May. Here are the dates:

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Pontus Snibb’s new blues album!

Pontus has recorded his first real blues album, called Wreck Of Blues, to be released later in April, on CD on the 28th. And you can already pre-order a digital copy from iTunes here!

The video for opening track and first single was just released today, the song is called More Blues and Blue Sounds, and the video was made by Gustav Kronfelt, who also did Bonafide’s Rock’n’Roll Skål.

This band is also a trio and also features former Bonafide bass player, and long time blues buddy Micke Nilsson on the bass, and Pontus’ father Håkan Nyberg (also in Nationalteatern) on the drums. The album was recorded in Lemon Studios in Klippan, Sweden by (current Bonafide bass player) Martin Ekelund early this year in just a few days, almost entirely live. Here’s the album sleeve!

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7″ single SALE & Bonafide tour

Long time no update! As you know, Bonafide have a new album out, “Bombo” and Pontus and Niklas are of course busy touring in support of it, currently in the UK together with the Quireboys. Follow Bonafide’s tour blog hosted by Rocknytt (in Swedish) and do NOT miss them playing all over Europe this fall, see the tour dates here! Meanwhile bass player Mats is busy recording with Abramis Brama and also touring a bit with Streets Of Mars, who also have an upcoming album with release TBA this fall.

But enough about that!

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Here’s our 7″ vinyl split single together with Thalamus – the song is “Hounds Of Hell” featuring Mats Ronander on harmonica. It was originally released on the album “Loud Feathers” but have been remastered for this fine collector’s release on vinyl, and Thalamus contribute a great, unreleased track called “Bruised and Broken Boned“.

We have a few copies left of this, so if you wanna own one of these limited edition 7 inches, you can order by email directly from the band, cost is now 6 € plus shipping. And while you’re at it: we do have a few t-shirts left as well, black with the eagle logo in gold… so if you want that, just ask about availability of your size and save on the shipping! We are currently offering the shirts for 15 € and the full length CD “Loud Feathers” for 12 €.

Big summer tour update!

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PS3 would like to thank all that came to Akkurat, and to the other shows this spring, and will now take a little break for most of the summer. Stay tuned to this page and our Facebook for updates!

Pontus says: ”Switching from picks to sticks again!! This time with the great Stacie Collins, Al Collins & Conny Bloom!! See you somewhere down the road… 1,2,3,4”

Yeah, that’s right. Pontus will drum for the Stacie Collins European tour, and Conny Bloom will fill the guitar slot. Check out the tour dates here, and have a listen to Stacie on Spotify.

The tour kicks off on Friday the 17th of May at Red River Saloon in Heilbronn, Germany and finishes up on the 15th of June at the Alta Soul & Blues Festival in Alta, Norway.

It also includes a stop at the Sweden Rock Festival (Wed 5th of June at 16:20, Sweden Stage) where also Mats and Niklas will play with their band Backdraft (Thu 6th of June at 17:45, 4Sound Stage).

If that wasn’t enough, Bonafide will also do a UK tour and assorted festival dates throughout the summer, namely:
01-06-2013 Custom Bike Show Norrtälje (Sweden)
27-06-2013 Marine Hotel Old Colwyn North Wales (UK)
28-06-2013 Vine Bar Workington (UK)
29-06-2013 Yardbirds Grimsby (UK)
30-06-2013 Les-Fest North Lanarkshire (UK)
27-07-2013 Hölje Rock Olofström (Sweden)
31-07-2013 Football Club Colwyn Bay (UK)
01-08-2013 Railway Venue Ipswich (UK)
02-08-2013 Cambridge Rock Festival Cambridge (UK)
03-08-2013 Rockviken Festival Frövi (Sweden)

Meanwhile, bass player Mats will also be quite busy, playing with Abramis Brama: Friday the 17th at Sticky Fingers (Top Floor) in Gothenburg and Saturday 18th at Bankiren, Västerås. More gigs TBA… keep checking the Abramis Brama website and Facebook for news. The band also has a new album in the works, to be released this fall.

That’ll be all for now!