Los Campesinos! have announced plans to release their own magazine during their upcoming UK tour.
The Cardiff based collective have drafted in some of their favourite bands to produced the 24 page zine.
They include Times New Viking, Deerhoof, Final Fantasy, Parenthetical Girls, Gary Jarman, Gruff Rhys, Kieron Gillen, You Say Party! We Say Die! and Josie Long.
Speaking about the magazine the band said: “As I type I am sat next to a photocopier printing as many copies as time allows. I just had to change the toner and got soot all over my hands. Yuck. PRINT JAM OMG!
“I say 'give away' but we will actually be asking for small donations towards a Rheumatoid Arthritis charity to discourage people from taking loads of copies and putting them on the floor and pouring beer on them and stuff.”
Los Campesinos! begin their UK tour tonight, the dates are:
Bath, Moles – February 8
London, Astoria - 10
Dublin, Village – 11
Bedford, Esquires - 12
Birmingham, Academy 2 – 13
Glasgow, King Tuts – 14
Northumbria University – 16
Sheffield, Leadmill – 17
Manchester, Club Academy – 18
Brighton, Concorde 2 – 19
Reading, Plug n Play – 20
Kingston Upon Thames, The Works - 21
Bedford, Esquires – 22
Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms - 23