Kopek to release new single and head off on 36 date European Tour!

SINGLE: “Love Is Dead” Out Sept 14th Featured in the film Saw 3D

Taken from album ‘WHITE COLLAR LIES’ Out Now! + Announce a 36 Gig Date European Tour in Sept, Oct & Nov

“A band who mean business. ‘White Collar Lies’ holds the attention from start to finish”  – THE IRISH TIMES

Polished and perfect” – The Star newspaper

“A Powerful Debut”- Hotpress

 “The soundtrack to your summer 2012″ The Mirror newspaper

“Dynamic and soulful debut album” – Classic Rock magazine

“A refined display of power” – Kerrang magazine

“The band worth keeping an ear out for if you want to appear cool and hip in for of your teenager’s friends.” – RTE Guide

Kopek are an Irish rock pop band from Dublin. Paying their dues with early gigs in and around Dublin included many a ‘battle of the bands contest’, which they won in regularity. From 2002 to 2009 Kopek toured relentlessly and continued to win competitions around the globe. It wasn’t too long until their powerhouse performances became one of their best word of mouth endorsements and in 2005 Kopek won the ‘Best Live Act at the Global Battle Of The Bands’, garnering them $100,000 and a world tour. They have just announced the release of new their single ‘Love Is Dead’ on Sept 14th.

Kopeks debut album, titled ‘White Collar Lies’, has been released and has received international acclaim. The Album is mixed by one of the most sought after Grammy award winning mix engineers; Tom Lord-Alge (Green Day, Manic Street Preachers, Marilyn Manson, U2, Blink182, The Rolling Stones…), Mastered by Grammy Winner Ted Jensen (Sterling Sound- Madonna, Creed, Santana etc..) and Produced By Glenn Herlihy & Kopek @ Religion Music Studios.

Various tracks from the album have been synced across TV and Film; such as the new American Pie film “American Reunion”, “Saw 3d” and in Various MTV shows like “Punk’d, The Real World, Jersey Shore and The Challenge” to name a few.

KOPEK have been touring the U.S for the past year in support of ‘White Collar Lies’ US Release. Their US released single “Cocaine Chest Pains” reached #25 in the American Active Rock Charts and went Top 10 in Canada in Active Rock Station for ten weeks. They are now back in Ireland and will be touring Internationally in the coming months along with multiple single releases taken from their album White Collar Lies, which is now available in Ireland.

Web: www.kopfficial.com

Faceboook: https://www.facebook.com/kopek /

Twitter – @kopekofficial

After a successful homecoming gig in Dublin earlier this month, The band embark on a 36 date European Tour.

FULL LIST OF GIGS

SEPTEMBER:

27.09.12 LONDON – WATER RATS
28.09.12  TUNBRIDGE WELLS – THE FORUM
29.09.12 NOTTINGHAM – ROCK CITY

OCTOBER:

“Save The Nation Tour” 2012 (supporting Royal Republic):

04.10.12 SE – Gothenburg (Sticky Fingers)
05.10.12 SE – Stockholm (Debaser Slussen)
06.10.12 DK – Copenhagen (Lygten Station)
07.10.12 DE – Berlin (Astra)
09.10.12 PL – Warsaw (Hydrozagadka)
10.10.12 CZ – Prague (Lucerna Music Bar)
11.10.12 AT – Vienna (Szene)
13.10.12 AT – Salzburg (Rockhaus)
14.10.12 CH – Zürich (Plaza)
15.10.12 IT – Milan (Tunnel Club)
16.10.12 FR – Marseille (Le Moulin)
18.10.12 ES – Barcelona (Apolo La 2)
19.10.12 ES – Madrid (Moby Dick)
20.10.12 FR – Bordeaux (Barbey Club)
21.10.12 FR – Paris (L’alhambra)
23.10.12 FR – Strasbourg (La Laiterie)
24.10.12 DE – Münster (Jovel)
25.10.12 DE – Kiel (Pumpe)

NOVEMBER:

08.11.12 DE – Bremen (Schlachthof)
09.11.12 NL – Amsterdam (Melkweg)
10.11.12 DE – Cologne (E-Werk)
11.11.12 BE – Antwerp (Trix)
13.11.12 UK – Bristol (Thekla)
14.11.12 UK – Wolverhampton (Slade Rooms)
15.11.12 UK – Machester (Academy 3)
17.11.12 UK – Nottingham (Rescue Rooms)
18.11.12 UK – Glasgow (King Tut´s)
19.11.12 UK – Newcastle (O2 Academy 2)
20.11.12 UK – Leeds (Cockpit)
22.11.12 UK – Norwich (The Waterfront)
23.11.12 UK – London (Garage)
24.11.12  UK – Brighton (The Haunt)
25.11.12  NL – Zwolle (Hedon)

Kopek to play Dublin Gig this Friday Aug 3rd + announce European tour dates.

Irelands hottest 3 piece rock outfit Kopek will take to the stage in Whelan’s this coming Friday Aug 3rd for their second Dublin show of the year. Having just announced a 33 gig date in Europe for Oct- Nov, gig goers are in for a real treat. Global Battle of The Bands winners, Kopek put on a energetic live show that would outshine most of their peers.

KOPEK ARE ON STAGE AT ABOUT 9PM CURFEW IS 10:45PM SO ARRIVE EARLY TO AVOID MISSING OUT ON THE ROCK THAT’LL BE TAKING PLACE ON MAIN STAGE!BUY TICKETS HERE OR ON THE NIGHT AT THE DOOR FOR €10 SEE YOU THERE! http://www.whelanslive.com/index.php/wav-tickets/kopek-tickets support is from StoryFold.

FULL LIST OF GIGS

AUGUST:
03.08.12 Kopek in Whelans, Dublin, Ireland BUY TICKETS
12.08.12 Gvarv kartfestivalen, Norway

SEPTEMBER:

27.09.12 LONDON – WATER RATS
28.09.12  TUNBRIDGE WELLS – THE FORUM
29.09.12 NOTTINGHAM – ROCK CITY

OCTOBER:

“Save The Nation Tour” 2012 (supporting Royal Republic):

04.10.12 SE – Gothenburg (Sticky Fingers)
05.10.12 SE – Stockholm (Debaser Slussen)
06.10.12 DK – Copenhagen (Lygten Station)
07.10.12 DE – Berlin (Astra)
09.10.12 PL – Warsaw (Hydrozagadka)
10.10.12 CZ – Prague (Lucerna Music Bar)
11.10.12 AT – Vienna (Szene)
13.10.12 AT – Salzburg (Rockhaus)
14.10.12 CH – Zürich (Plaza)
15.10.12 IT – Milan (Tunnel Club)
16.10.12 FR – Marseille (Le Moulin)
18.10.12 ES – Barcelona (Apolo La 2)
19.10.12 ES – Madrid (Moby Dick)
20.10.12 FR – Bordeaux (Barbey Club)
21.10.12 FR – Paris (L’alhambra)
23.10.12 FR – Strasbourg (La Laiterie)
24.10.12 DE – Münster (Jovel)
25.10.12 DE – Kiel (Pumpe)

NOVEMBER:

08.11.12 DE – Bremen (Schlachthof)
09.11.12 NL – Amsterdam (Melkweg)
10.11.12 DE – Cologne (E-Werk)
11.11.12 BE – Antwerp (Trix)
13.11.12 UK – Bristol (Thekla)
14.11.12 UK – Wolverhampton (Slade Rooms)
15.11.12 UK – Machester (Academy 3)
17.11.12 UK – Nottingham (Rescue Rooms)
18.11.12 UK – Glasgow (King Tut´s)
19.11.12 UK – Newcastle (O2 Academy 2)
20.11.12 UK – Leeds (Cockpit)
22.11.12 UK – Norwich (The Waterfront)
23.11.12 UK – London (Garage)
24.11.12  UK – Brighton (The Haunt)
25.11.12  NL – Zwolle (Hedon)

KOPEK online:
http://www.kopekofficial.com
http://www.facebook.com/Kopek
http://youtube.com/user/KopekTVOfficial
http://twitter.com/@kopekofficial

KOPEK WILL RELEASE ‘LOVE IS DEAD’ ON SEPT 14TH IN IRELAND

KOPEK – CONFIRMED FOR EUROPEAN TOUR WITH ROYAL REPUBLIC IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER!!

Irish rock band KOPEK are pleased to announced that they will be supporting Royal Republic on their 33 date Tour in Europe.

Excerpt from www.kopekoffical.com below:

“ROYAL REPUBLIC and KOPEK? True?!? Damn straight!

We are psyched to tell you that we will be supporting ROYAL REPUBLIC on their massive SAVE THE NATION TOUR 2012 this October/November across Europe for 33 shows in 14 countries!

Kopek is coming to a town near you! Hell yeah!  This European is tour is gonna be nuts! The lineup is solid & should make for absolute carnage every night! I will see each & everyone of you on the road very soon! m/

All upcoming tour dates are below, so check to see when we”ll be coming to a city near you! And be sure to check out the album “White Collar Lies”. The album will be also available at merch stands!!!

“Save The Nation Tour” 2012 (supporting Royal Republic):
04.10.12 SE – Gothenburg (Sticky Fingers)
05.10.12 SE – Stockholm (Debaser Slussen)
06.10.12 DK – Copenhagen (Lygten Station)
07.10.12 DE – Berlin (Astra)
09.10.12 PL – Warsaw (Hydrozagadka)
10.10.12 CZ – Prague (Lucerna Music Bar)
11.10.12 AT – Vienna (Szene)
13.10.12 AT – Salzburg (Rockhaus)
14.10.12 CH – Zürich (Plaza)
15.10.12 IT – Milan (Tunnel Club)
16.10.12 FR – Marseille (Le Moulin)
18.10.12 ES – Barcelona (Apolo La 2)
19.10.12 ES – Madrid (Moby Dick)
20.10.12 FR – Bordeaux (Barbey Club)
21.10.12 FR – Paris (L’alhambra)
23.10.12 FR – Strasbourg (La Laiterie)
24.10.12 DE – Münster (Jovel)
25.10.12 DE – Kiel (Pumpe)
08.11.12 DE – Bremen (Schlachthof)
09.11.12 NL – Amsterdam (Melkweg)
10.11.12 DE – Cologne (E-Werk)
11.11.12 BE – Antwerp (Trix)
13.11.12 UK – Bristol (Thekla)
14.11.12 UK – Wolverhampton (Slade Rooms)
15.11.12 UK – Machester (Academy 3)
17.11.12 UK – Nottingham (Rescue Rooms)
18.11.12 UK – Glasgow (King Tut´s)
19.11.12 UK – Newcastle (O2 Academy 2)
20.11.12 UK – Leeds (Cockpit)
22.11.12 UK – Norwich (The Waterfront)
23.11.12 UK – London (Garage)
24.11.12 UK – Brighton (The Haunt)
25.11.12 NL – Zwolle (Hedon)

“White Collar Lies” is available through iTunes, Amazon, CM Distro and other major outlets:
iTunes
Amazon
CM Distro

KOPEK online:
http://www.kopekofficial.com
http://www.facebook.com/Kopek
http://youtube.com/user/KopekTVOfficial
http://twitter.com/@kopekofficial

Final acts announced for GiftedLive July 5th + special guest The View!

GIFTEDLIVE> Get closer to the bands you love, without leaving your house.

Final Line up announced for the July 5th show!

Belfast’s premier online music show set in a format similar to a TV show, has announced its July 5th line up. After the success of the recent shows featuring well known luminaries such as Duke Special, A Plastic Rose, Pugwash, Wonder Villains & Two Door Cinema Club to name but a few – the July 5th line up is as impressive as ever.

Broadcasted live and direct from stunning venue The Belfast Empire Music Hall and hosted by well-known BBC Radio 1 presenter Philly Taggart, Giftedlive has announced more special guests for the July 5th show.

Full line up announced below

Thursday 5th July: Live acts on the night:

The Answer – will be putting on an Exclusive performance of their highly regarded ‘Rise’ album!

David Kitt- Choice Music Award Nominee will be playing some of his best known hits plus more!

Kopek– playing tracks from their critically acclaimed album ‘White Collar Lies’ which has seen various tracks synced across Tv & Film worldwide such as Saw3D, American Pie Reunion, MTV and Sky Sports!

The Riptide Movement- The Band who are known as one of the best Busking bands to come out of Ireland will be getting their rootsy rock stuff on and delivering some quality tunes from their new Top Charting album.

Other acts include: Cosmo Jarvis & BeeMickSee

+ Special Pre-Recorded Performances by

The View– ahead of their eagerly awaiting 4th album release of ‘Cheeky For A Reason’ the Scottish band will be dropping in a giving us a preview of tracks from the album and chatting to Philly.

General Fiasco– playing songs from their latest release ‘Don’t You Ever’!

Other very special acts include:  Shake!Droids & Nanu Nanu

*All GiftedLive.com shows are streamed for Free – Live & Online.  And if you’re worried that you’re missing out on the adrenaline-fuelled impact of a live gig; that feeling will vanish once you watch your favourite band live – in real time – on your very own front of house seat, from your own home, lap top or mobile device. GiftedLive.com offers you the chance to share the ‘live gig experience’ …but with all the creature comforts of home.

See it for FREE Online Shows starts at 9pm on @ http://www.giftedlive.com/

Or attend the gig in The Belfast Empire Music Hall on this night Adm £10 at door! arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Join in on the banter on the night in real time/ Interact with the hosts/ Have your say on the performances!

www.facebook/giftedlive 
www.Twitter.com/gifted_live


KOPEK announce exclusive online gig on July 5th on GIFTEDLIVE.com!

Irish rock pop band KOPEK have just announced that they will be performing live at The Belfast Empire exclusively on GIFTEDLIVE.com on July 5th 9pm sharp! Alongside fellow Irish bands: The Answer, The Riptide Movement and others on the night.

In 2009 Dublin Kopek signed to Religion Music for a large multi-album deal. Their debut album, titled ‘White Collar Lies’, has since been released and has received international acclaim. The Album mixed by one of the most sought after Grammy award winning mix engineers; Tom Lord-Alge (Green Day, Manic Street Preachers, Marilyn Manson, U2, Blink182, The Rolling Stones…), Mastered by Grammy Winner Ted Jensen (Sterling Sound- Madonna, Creed, Santana etc..) and Produced By Glenn Herlihy & Kopek @ Religion Music Studios.

Various tracks from the album have been synced across TV and Film; such as the new American Pie film “American Reunion”, “Saw 3d” and in Various MTV shows like “Punk’d, The Real World, Jersey Shore and The Challenge” to name a few.

KOPEK have been touring the U.S for the past year in support of ‘White Collar Lies’ US Release. Their US released single “Cocaine Chest Pains” reached #25 in the American Active Rock Charts and went Top 10 in Canada in Active Rock Station for ten weeks. They are now back in Ireland and will be touring Nationally in the coming months along with multiple single releases taken from their album White Collar Lies, which is now available in Ireland. The first single to be released in Ireland will be ‘FLORIDIAN’ on June 22nd.

Upcoming gigs:

Westport Music Festival SUNDAY 24TH OF JUNE. 

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Belfast Empire exclusively on GIFTEDLIVE.com on July 5th or To attend the gig in person: Doors: 8:30pm / Adm: £10 @ The Belfast Empire

See it for FREE Online Shows starts at 9pm on @ http://www.giftedlive.com/

On the night you can Follow the conversation in real time over at www.facebook/giftedlive  // www.Twitter.com/gifted_live and be sure to hastag #KOPEK !


Acts announced for the upcoming June & July shows of GIFTEDLIVE!

…A new way to experience live music

Get closer to the bands you love, without leaving your house.

 Acts announced for the upcoming June & July shows!

GiftedLive.com are bringing you closer to the bands you love, without you having to leave the comfort of your home. It is a new ‘online music show’ set in a format similar to a TV show which is broadcasted live and direct from stunning venue: The Belfast Empire Music Hall. 

It’s the first music show of its kind – an online show based around a live gig. GiftedLive.com will feature the best new music around – from the established stars to the undiscovered gems – and gift it live to the world!

All GiftedLive.com shows are streamed for Free – Live & Online.  And if you’re worried that you’re missing out on the adrenaline-fuelled impact of a live gig, think about it for a while.

Where you ever at a gig and yet the sound quality wasn’t quite right for you? Did you ever envy those up at the front of stage? Never got into the VIP area you so desperately wanted to be in? That feeling will vanish once you watch your favourite band live – in real time – on your very own front of house seat, from your own home, lap top or mobile device.  GiftedLive.com offers you the chance to share in that live gig experience …but with all the creature comforts of home!

Then again, can always come down to The Belfast Empire Music Hall and witness the magic in person. It is a live gig after all! For those who do however want to attend the gigs in person, tickets are priced at £10 and are available at the door of The Empire Music Hall Belfast from 8:30pm onwards on the night of each show.

GiftedLive.com is hosted by presenter Kat Kirk. Each performance is filmed on multi-cameras and cut live on location. All performances are archived and available for viewing on www.GiftedLive.com

‘Gifted’ has been running at The Empire Music Hall for over 11 years and has showcased some of the finest talent to ever emerge from these shores.  Everyone from Duke Special to The Answer, Fighting with Wire, General Fiasco, The Riptide Movement, Desert Hearts, Olympic Lifts, Oppenheimer, Two Door Cinema Club; the list reads like a who’s who of Irish music.

Thursday 7th June:
Duke Special
The 1930s
Tieranniesaur
Pugwash
Window Seats
Gavin James

+ Special Performances by

A Plastic Rose (Launch ‘Live’ show at 9pm – exclusive acoustic performance)
More Than Conquerors
Tom McShane
Elspeth

Thursday 5th July:

The Answer
(Exclusive performance of ‘Rise’ album)

David Kitt
Kopek
The Riptide Movement
Cosmo Jarvis
BeeMickSee

+ Special Recorded Performances by

General Fiasco
Shake!
Droids

To attend the above gigs in person: Doors: 8:30pm / Adm: £10 @ The Belfast Empire

or

See it for FREE Online

Shows starts at 9pm on @ http://www.giftedlive.com/

www.facebook/giftedlive
www.Twitter.com/gifted_live