THE HELLACOPTERS: European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS the band fronted by former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (on guitar/vocals) has scheduled the following dates:

Sep. 15 - Germany - Hamburg Markthalle
Sep. 16 - Germany - Wiesbaden Schlachthof
Sep. 17 - France - Clermont Ferrand La Cooperative De Mai
Sep. 18 - Spain - Barcelona Razzmatazz 2
Sep. 19 - Spain - Bilbao Rockstar
Sep. 20 - Spain - A Coruna Palacio Congres
Sep. 21 - Spain - Madrid Heineken
Sep. 23 - Switzerland - Zurich Mascotte
Sep. 24 - Germany - Mnchen Backstage Werk
Sep. 25 - Germany - Berlin So36
Sep. 26 - Belgium - Gent Vooruit
Sep. 27 - Germany - Kln Live Music Hall
Sep. 28 - Holland - Utrecht Tivoli
Sep. 29 - England - London La 2
Sep. 30 - Holland - Zwolle Hedon

THE HELLACOPTERS' "final" studio album, a collection of covers entitled "Head Off", was released last month.

"Head Off" track listing (including names of original artists):

01. Electrocute (DEMONS)
02. Midnight Angels (THE PEEPSHOWS)
03. (I'm) Watching You (THE HUMPERS)
04. No Salvation (THE TURPENTINES)
05. In The Sign Of The Octopus (THE ROBOTS)
06. Veronica Lake (NEW BOMB TURKS)
07. Another Turn (THE MAHARAJAS)
08. I Just Don't Know About Girls (ASTEROID B-612)
09. Rescue (DEAD MOON)
10. Throttle Bottom (GAZA STRIPPERS)
11. Making Up For Lost Time (THE BELLRAYS)
12. Darling Darling (THE ROYAL CREAM)
13. Straight Until Morning (POWDER MONKEYS)
14. Acid Reign (THE YES-MEN)

"Head Off" last month entered the Swedish national chart at position No. 4. The album was released in Sweden on April 18 via Wild Kingdom on CD, LP and a limited CD/vinyl deluxe combo version. The CD was once again produced by Chips Kiesby (THE NOMADS, SATOR, THE TURPENTINES) and mixed by Henryk Lipp.

THE HELLACOPTERS was the featured musical guest on the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4's on March 20. Watch the band's performance at

"In the Sign of the Octopus": Video
"Same Lame Story": Video

A video for the song "In the Sign of the Octopus" which is featured on "Head Off" can be viewed below.


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