Friday, April 13, 2018


Taken from their forthcoming album 'Challenger'
Due out 20th April on Earache Records
UK tour dates in April/May announced

Nottingham duo HAGGARD CAT have revealed a new music video for a brand new track from their forthcoming album 'Challenger', which is set for release 20th April via Earache Records.

"'Bad News (Travels Fast)' was one of the first songs we wrote for 'Challenger'," says vocalist and guitarist Matt Reynolds.  "It's also one of our live favourites.  It's about Chinese whispers and our tendency to fascinate on the negative.  Bad news travels fast; rise above it and focus on other things."

Watch the video for "Bad News (Travels Fast)" now here <>.

The riff-rolling track "Bad News (Travels Fast)" is the latest in a series of high-octane tracks to be revealed from 'Challenger', with "American Graffiti", "Bone Shaker" and "The Patriot" already proving HAGGARD CAT's chops and whetting our appetite for the full length.  These killer tracks have been enjoying national airplay on BBC Radio 1's Rock Show and BBC Introducing, as well as playlisting at Kerrang! TV and a coveted spot as Kerrang! Radio's Fresh Blood Track of the Week.

Pre-order 'Challenger' now here <>.

The 'Challenger UK Tour' kicks off shortly after the album's release and will see them play 12 shows up and down the country in April and May with in-store appearances and festival slots also plotted.  HAGGARD CAT's live presence and prowess is like no other and they are not to be missed.

Apr. 16 - Nottingham, UK - Rough Trade ('Challenger' pre-release party)
Apr. 18 - Bristol, UK - Rough Trade (In-store and record signing)

Apr. 20 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Dynamo
Apr. 21 - Rotterdam, Netherlands - MIR
Apr. 25 - Huddersfield, UK - The Parish
Apr. 26 - Bolton, UK - The Alma Inn
Apr. 27 - York, UK - The Crescent
Apr. 28 - London, UK - Sebright Arms
Apr. 29 - Milton Keynes, UK - The Craufurd Arms (FREE SHOW!)
May 01 - Newport, UK - Le Pub
May 02 - Bristol, UK - Mother's Ruin (FREE SHOW!)
May 03 - Newcastle, UK - Little Buildings
May 04 - Nottingham, UK - Jam Café
May 05 - Lancaster, UK - The Bobbin
May 06 - Sheffield, UK - Record Junkee
May 11 - Corby, UK - The White Hart

Jul. 14 - Withington, UK - 2000trees Festival
Aug. 12 - Winchester, UK - Boomtown Fair

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