Posted by: will | March 28, 2007

Free Diamonds…

FREE DIAMONDS (Newcastle, England) have finished recording their
sophomore full-length BY THE SWORD, the follow-up to the band’s critically
acclaimed debut “There Should Be More Dancing.” The record will be
available from Deep Elm in late spring.

Free Diamonds will also be leaving on a two-week tour of Europe in
April. Stay tuned for more news regarding upcoming US and UK tours!

MAR 28 – Newcastle, England @ Tyneside Irish Centre w/ Kaikoura,
APR 06 – Bolton, England @ Dog & Partridge
APR 07 – Lille, France @ Le Yeti
APR 08 – Paris, France @ TBA w/ La Quiete
APR 09 – Lyon, France @ Le Sonic w/ Kiss Kiss Martine
APR 10 – Toulon, France @ TBA
APR 11 – Italy @ TBA
APR 12 – Milano, Italy @ Tamburine
APR 13 – Pisa, Italy @ Dress Code Club
APR 15 – UK @ TBA
MAY 05 – Bolton, England @ Dog & Partridge w/ Lukestar

For tour updates, go here:

“Channeling the quirky sound of the Minutemen into a new-wave
sensibility.” – MaximumRockNRoll
“With an extra dose of delicious mania, this is good-time music.
Delightfully bonkers.” – Rock Sound
“Free Diamonds is strong at finding a quirky hook and riding it from
start to finish.” – Popmatters
“A wonderful art rock expose…as much fun as it is sonically
adventurous.” – Under The Volcano
“Post-punk angularity twitched out with a fire in the belly and a smile
on the lips.” – Unpeeled

For more info on Free Diamonds, go here:
or here:

Blind Boys” (mp3)


You can check out my review for Free Diamonds debut album here. I am liking the direction the boys are going in with these new songs.



  1. you can’t keep up with me, homes. i’m all in free diamonds’ grill days ago. what? yes, you may kiss my pinky ring.

    no. i don’t have a pinky ring. but FREE DIAMONDS are rad.

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