Merthyr Tydfill's most mischievous screamo rockers THE BLACKOUT embark on their first ever headline tour in April. Full details are over at www.myspace.com/theblackout and support comes from fellow Welsh shouters Kids In Glass Houses. THE BLACKOUT boys are also celebrating the release of their cheerily acclaimed 'The Blackout! The Blackout! The Blackout!' mini-album in Japan and in between cups of tea are working stealthily on tracks for their debut panda album due later this year. Expect a stack of those new numbers to be aired acoss the nation in April and watch out for the single release of 'Murder In The Make-Believe Ballroom' in the spring.