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Posted 21st January 2015   ·   Permalink
The March Violets' Made Glorious album is now available to buy in digital format from Bandcamp:




Posted 26th September 2014   ·   Permalink
Hi there,

If you remember the Religious As Hell EP, our very first (Merciful) Release back in the day, you might like this new t-shirt. It features the big Violet that was also used on the cover of the Natural History LP.


This is the second in the series of limited t-shirts featuring classic Violets artwork. The first, Crow Baby, is sold out.

So if you want one of these, please pre-order from the new Merch shop at http://www.Bilgerat.co.uk. Or if you go to the Violets Facebook page you can actually order direct from the ‘Shop’ on the page.

They are available only by pre-order for roughly the next couple of weeks, then it is on to the next classic design and that’s it. Sizes from S to XXXL, Ladies S to XL and Longsleeves are available. If you want a Hoody for the cold weather let me know.

I’ve been having an Autumn sort out and the new Bilgerat store also has a fair old bunch of the last of the back catalogue t-shirts up for grabs…. many of them just in the odd sizes and often the last one. So feel free to peruse the designs and see if there is one in your size.


Si xxxx


Posted 29th July 2014   ·   Permalink
The Violets have been doing a few gigs over in the States, which were lots of fun, and are now looking forward to playing at Alt-Fest on the 17th August….. you can get a 10% discount on tickets by using the code theMARCHviolets. All details on the website…. http://www.marchviolets.com

Also, I have just begun a new series of t-shirts based on my artwork over the years. Kind of retro. There will be various groovy stuff from old posters and record sleeves and stuff you never got to see! The first one is based on the CROW BABY cover.

If you want one in your size you can pre-order it in the next week or so from http://uberviolet.co.uk/violets%20more%20stuff.htm

After that I will be printing them and you will have to take pot luck, and I’ll be on to the next design.

Please tell your friends!

Cheers & see you at Alt-Fest



Posted 19th May 2014   ·   Permalink
June 21 Saturday - Seattle - El Corazon
109 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA 98109, United States / +1 206-381-3094
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/226677944197922/
Tickets: http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/perfo ... zonseattle

June 22 Sunday - Portland - Church Of Hive @ Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 / +1 503-248-4700
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/503169466453893/
http://www.startheaterportland.com / http://churchofhive.com
Tickets: TBA

June 25 Wednesday - San Francisco - DNA Lounge (Death Guild Presents)
375 Eleventh Street · San Francisco CA · 94103 / +1 415-626-1409
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/635165943227922/
https://www.dnalounge.com / http://www.deathguild.com
Tickets: TBA

June 27 Friday - Las Vegas - Scarlet @ LVCS
425 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 / +1 702-382-3531
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/641708209244392/
http://www.lvcountrysaloon.net / https://www.facebook.com/scarletgothlv
Tickets: TBA

June 28 - Saturday - San Diego - Soda Bar
3615 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104 . +1 619-255-7224
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/741702865850990/
Tickets: https://casbah.frontgatetickets.com/eve ... 9twlffz4d5

June 29 - Sunday - Los Angeles - Part Time Punks @ The Echo
1822 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 / +1 213-413-8200
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/527363257386074/
http://www.theecho.com / http://parttimepunks.com
Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/500773


Posted 13th February 2014   ·   Permalink
Quite complimentary, Made Glorious, the album you made possible, is up for an award on terrarelicta.com.

If you fancy giving us a vote please head over. Let’s see if we can give Black Sabbath a kicking! Who’d have thought it!

Vote for us:
http://terrarelicta.com/index.php/home/ ... the-finals

Many Thanks xxxx

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