This summer, Ludo will be going on their tour entitled "Space Dracula's Basketball Expo" where each show will have 1 of 4 themes: Space, Dracula, Basketball, and sometimes all 3. You can get a tour sampler for $1 with a song from each artist on the tour here. All proceeds will go towards the tour, and you can find all tour info here.
The Ludo boys are back with Prepare The Preparations, a new full-length that you can dive head first into on the band's AP.net Profile. Stream that sucker in entirety, then drop your thoughts in the replies!
Ludo have released their new video for "Whipped Cream," which you can find in the replies. Their new album Prepare The Preparations is out September 7th, and their upcoming tour dates can be found here.
In a radio interview today, Ludo premiered a new song called "Whipped Cream" and also announced that their new album is titled Prepare the Preparations. Head to the replies to hear some of the interview and the song (song starts around 6:30).
The first person to email me with the name of the 1986 cult-classic movie that Ludo gets their name from will win the re-issued copies of Ludo and Broken Bride as well as two tickets to any of the Ludo shows in the replies. Three runner-ups will win the CDs only. Sorry, US and Canada only.
Ludo are re-releasing their debut full length and Broken Bride EP on their own label; the out-of-print 2003 self-ttiled debut and the EP will both be out on September 29th. The band says, "We have plenty of new fans who are only familiar with You're Awful, I Love You. We wanted to put out our first two albums to a wider audience, to sort of bring them up to speed before we release our new album next year. New tour dates are below.
Ludo has begun writing songs for their 4th album and plans to start recording with Matt Wallace before the summer is over. They also just announced the only nine shows they're playing for the rest of the year. The band will headline The Broken Bride Tour where they'll play music from all 3 of their previous releases including Broken Bride which they'll be performing live in its entirety. Support acts include Ha Ha Tonka, Meese and Without A Face. Tickets go on sale Saturday.
Ludo will be kicking off their 2009 headline tour on February 3rd. Accompanying them on the road will be Sing It Loud, This Providence and The Morning Light. The first half of dates are listed below with the remaining dates to be announced in the next couple of days. On sale for all dates below are this Saturday.
Congratulations to Ludo, who have broken the top ten single barrier with "Love Me Dead" on alternative radio, their first career top ten hit. Download their performance on Leno here (right click, save as), but be sure to check out their awesome video for the song in the replies.
Ludo will be hosting MTV2's You Rock The Deuce this Saturday. They will also be the guests on Loveline Tuesday, June 24th. You can also check out the band performing "Lake Pontchartrain" in an acoustic setting here.
Ludo's new single, "Love Me Dead," is available for exclusive download on their purevolume profile. The track is set to appear on the outfit's major label debut, You're Awful, I Love You, which is due out early next year via Island Records.
Don't forget, we've got an ABSOLUTExclusive stream of Ludo's new single "Drunken Lament" going on over on the band's AP.net profile. The group's forthcoming full length, You're Awful, I Love You, is set for release shortly through Island/Def Jam.
Ludo has released the first episode in their magical journey through the making of their new record, You're Awful, I Love You. You can view the webisodes on "The Ludo Video Thing" channel on youtube or on Ludo's myspace page.
Ludo has been added to Lollapalooza at Chicago's Grant Park. The band will play Saturday, August 4th. Head to the band's myspace page to check out a live version of their cover of Blue Oyster Cult's "Burning For You."
Ludo has launched a new merch store at Merchdirect. The band's debut for Island Records is currently being mixed by Mark Needham (The Academy Is..., My Chemical Romance, The Killers), and the band is on the road right now supporting O.A.R. Ludo has also been added to the Ernie Ball Stage for select dates of Warped Tour.
Ludo, who was named one of Alternative Press' 100 Bands to Watch for in 2007 ("Rocks like: Fountains of Wayne, Motion City Soundtrack, Sugarcult), will be heading out on the road with O.A.R. in April. The band is currently in Los Angeles wrapping up the recording of their debut for Island Def Jam records.