Own a piece of AREA 51

02 / 12 / 2016
OWN A PIECE OF AREA 51! Collected by Trash Mcsweeney himself from the site’s border on his visit to the controversial army test base located off the Extraterrestrial Highway. Trash stepped over the “no go” zone to collect these specimens and you can now own a part of the Area 51 conspiracy. Includes one Area 51 ROCK with SIGNED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY & presented in a "Alien" designer box as well as a video link to witness Trash crossing the border to collect them.

http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/theredpaintings

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CAPITOL RECORDS!

02 / 12 / 2016
Our first introduction, meeting and tour of Capitol Records and EastWest Studios in Hollywood. Incredible history, mind blowing stuff.

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HALLOWEEN HOLLYWOOD 2016

02 / 12 / 2016
We invite all misfits to spend this Halloween with us in style at a Russian Vodka Bar in West Hollywood, called Bar Lubitsch. Monday 31st October. Come dressed as you will we will be bringing you a cold and mystical stage show. Doors 7pm. TRP play 10pm. There will be a flowing amount of vodka styled cocktails from around the world. This is not a ticketed event. Door only. With special guests Rex & the lying heir, Jack Rose, Fernando Perdomo.

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TRP to record orchestra at legendary studios

02 / 12 / 2016
On Monday 14th Nov we are making some TRP history as we record the orchestra for the new album in a very special location in Hollywood. East West studios. A vintage and quite famous studio that created the albums and captured the timeless energy from hugely successful artists such as Frank Sinatra, David Bowie, ELVIS, Madonna, Beach Boys, Michael Jackson, REM, MUSE, Metallica and list goes on and on. Whilst a little indie band like us should not be lucky enough to have some luxuries we are putting everything and more to bringing you a production quality that melts in your ears and your heart. We will be video blogging the experience for you to see over at our pledge page so be sure to pre order the album or purchase a pledge item and view all our exclusive footage of what could be a pinnacle TRP album in the making but one very unique behind the scenes experience for you to share with us. Pree order and watch exclusive behind the scenes footage at www.pledgemusic.com/theredpaintings

The Red Paintings Mannequin Challenge

02 / 12 / 2016
The Red Paintings have been the first in the world to create an Occhestral Mannequin Challenge at EastWest Studios Hollywood!!! #mannequinchallege

Pre order the new album at http://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/theredpaintings/updates/76789

TRP NEED YOUR HELP!

02 / 12 / 2016
Killer TRP fan artwork sent to us in support of the new TRP album campaign. In this brutal industry we really need all the help we can get to reach the finish line on this next ambitious vision. You can now PRE order and pledge for exclusive items, watch all the progress and be apart of TRP history at www.pledgemusic.com/theredpaintings - Art created by Steve Dawson. #redchildren #Newdirt #alixkol #revolution #newalbum #orchestral#artrock

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TIME releases TRP for April/May UK tour

07 / 04 / 2016
Greetings Red Children and the rest of humanity…. we are TIME.

The purpose of Mission #1 was to ensure the release of lead singer Trash McSweeney enabling the The Red Paintings to perform their upcoming UK tour. We are broadcasting this update to inform you that the mission was successful. We confirm that Trash McSweeney will be granted temporary release and TRP will be appearing live for their UK tour under our surveillance at the following shows:

April 22 – Whitby Goth Weekend, WHITBY
April 24 – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, LONDON
April 25 – FAC251, MANCHESTER
April 26 – The Garage, GLASGOW
April 27 – The Live Rooms, CHESTER
April 28 – Rainbow Room, BIRMINGHAM
April 29 - Craufurd Arms, MILTON KEYNES
April 30 – The Scene, SWANSEA
May 2 – The Fleece, BRISTOL

With Special Guests Yuma Sun & Louise Distras

During these appearances the band must strictly abide by certain terms and conditions. To ensure TRP do not deviate from these terms the band will be accompanied by TIME surveillance officers at all times.

Lastly, we promised you a reward for your efforts and we intend to keep that promise in the form of a competition for all UK pledgers who contribute to the ransom amount up until April 20th. Your name will be automatically entered into a prize draw for the chance to win a one-on-one visit with Trash. The visit will be accompanied by one of our TIME surveillance officers and this is the only occasion in which a fan will be allowed to converse with Trash directly face-to-face. Thewinner will be announced on April 20th and will also receive an exclusive TRP merchandise package.

TIME encourages you to keep spreading the word among the rest of The Red Children.

TRPs fate is in your hands. Do you have enough time?

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COMPETITION DETAILS:
ALL names of UK pledgers dating from the campaign’s launch (March 30th) until April 20th are automatically entered into the prize draw. The winner will be announced on April 20th. The visit will take place backstage at one show of winner’s choice from The Red Paintings upcoming UK tour (dates listed above). The duration of the visit is 15-minutes and will be accompanied by a TIME surveillance officer. To discuss details and additional information prior to the visit, the winner will be contacted via the email address they provided upon making their pledge. Winner is responsible for purchasing ticket to chosen show.

TRP HELD RANSOM!

31 / 03 / 2016
Greetings Red Children and the rest of humanity... we are TIME. The Red Paintings fate is in your hands. ██

http://www.pledgemusic.com/theredpaintings

Missing Trash?

30 / 03 / 2016
Hello TRP Community, We apologise for the illusive nature of this post however we ask that if anyone has heard from Trash recently could they please get in touch with us through the band’s facebook. Last we heard from him he was going to meet an industry person calling themselves “Time”. Thank you for your cooperation, TRP Administration

TRP ANNOUNCE NOV/DEC JAPAN TOUR

20 / 11 / 2015
We are very excited to announce our 'IT IS AS IT WAS' WORLD TOUR will be taking us to Japan this month and next.

We are on the look out for local japanese artists to join us on stage - see TOUR page for all details

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TRP ANNOUNCE SOLD OUT LONDON SHOW AND FIRST FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR 2016

19 / 11 / 2015
* LONDON* - We're playing our last UK show for 2015 with New Years Day (past tour buddies) & The Dirty Youth this SUNDAY 22nd November at the Barfly in Camden. We play 7:50pm sharp!

*THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT - http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/eve…/new-years-day-tickets/204341

Im other news TRP announced first Festival apperance for 2016 playing main stage at Whitby Festival, Whitby, UK on Friday April 2016. More tour announcements shortly...

UK TOUR KICKS OFF!

30 / 10 / 2015
Submitted to be a one of our Stage Painters and Human Canvases? Check your inbox as we have started locking in submissions for our UK tour!

We are still on the lookout for artists and human canvases for some shows so to be a part of our art eye candy creative circus! Paint to the music or offer your skin as a human canvas and become a living work of art... Submit 3 of your best artworks or full length body photos to
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UK TOUR DATES:
Nov 5 @ Underground, Stoke - http://www.undergroundtickets.net
Nov 6 @ Sound Control, Manchester - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 7 @ Audio, Glasgow - https://www.tickets-scotland.com/
Nov 8 @ Corporation, Sheffield- www.Seetickets.com
Nov 9 @ Rainbow, Birmingham - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 11 @ Crauford Arms, Milton-Keynes - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 12 @ Borderline, London - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 13 @ The Factory, Barnstaple - http://thefactoryvenue.co.uk/
Nov 14 @ Exchange, Bristol -www.Seetickets.com
Nov 15 @ Joiners, Southampton -www.Seetickets.com

All shows 14+

Please share with artistic friends and family as we want to share this experience with as many of you as we can.

Brought to you by X-ray Touring and MAMA Presents

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WORLD TOUR announcements and a NEW MUSIC VIDEO release

24 / 07 / 2015
WORLD TOUR announcements for New Zealand, Australia, Europe, United Kingdom and Japan this week. See TOUR page for all venue info and ticket links.
Monday July 27th at 4pm UK KERRANG.com UK music magazine will premier the WORLD WIDE release for our highly anticpated NEW MUSIC VIDEO 'IT IS AS IT WAS' the video being the first of it's kind for TRPs make sure to check it out on www.kerrang.com or on youtube. 

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KERRANG! to PREMIER long awaited NEW TRP music video

21 / 07 / 2015
THE COUNT DOWN BEGINS! for our Long awaited NEW music video release for "IT IS AS IT WAS". The video will premier exclusively with Kerrang! Magazine & Kerrang! TV On Monday July 27th, at 4pm UK TIME. 6 days till show time... ALL DETAILS TO FOLLOW AT http://www.kerrang.com/ - In other news UK dates have been announced and tickets avail at www.theredpaintings.com - spread the word!

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TRP announce AUGUST AU & NZ tour with ... You will know us by the trail of dead.

14 / 07 / 2015
Big announcements today with New Zealand tour dates announced and due to demand Adelaide and also Byron Bay added to the Australian August tour with our friends ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead. Tickets for NZ and new additions to Oz are on Sale now. Get in quick as these shows are selling fast. 

AUSTRALIA DATES 

Tue Aug 11 - Jive, Adelaide Www.moshtix.com.au
Wed August 12 – Rosemount Hotel, Perth WA www.oztix.com.au
Thu August 13 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC www.cornerhotel.com
Fri August 14 – Manning Bar, Sydney NSW www.manningbar.com
Sat August 15 – The Triffid, Brisbane QLD www.oztix.com.au
Sun Aug 16 - The Northern, Byron Bay www.oztix.com.au

NEW ZEALAND DATES:

Tue Aug 18 - Dux Live, Christchurch
Wed Aug 19 - Valhalla, Wellington
Thu Aug 20 - Kings Arms, Auckland

NZ ticket link all shows - http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/utr/ticket&pid=1027

Other tour dates:
Europe SEPT and Oct
UK and Japan in Nov.

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UK The Red Paintings NOVEMBER headline tour announced!

08 / 06 / 2015
UK The Red Paintings NOVEMBER headline tour announced! Tickets on sale TODAY. Presented by X-ray Touring

Nov 5 @ Underground, Stoke - http://www.undergroundtickets.net
Nov 6 @ Sound Control, Manchester - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 7 @ Audio, Glasgow - https://www.tickets-scotland.com/
Nov 8 @ Corporation, Sheffield- www.Seetickets.com
Nov 9 @ Rainbow, Birmingham - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 11 @ Crauford Arms, Milton-Keynes - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 12 @ Borderline, London - www.Seetickets.com
Nov 13 @ The Factory, Barnstaple - http://thefactoryvenue.co.uk/
Nov 14 @ Exchange, Bristol -www.Seetickets.com
Nov 15 @ Joiners, Southampton -www.Seetickets.com

All shows 14+

W/ special guests - Them & Us.

We are on the lookout for local artists and human canvases and we want YOU to be a part of our sacred heart, folk art eye candy creative circus! Join us live on stage painting to the music or offer your body as a human canvas and become a living work of art. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to submit 3 of your best artworks or your body.

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TRP announce AUGUST AU tour with ... You will know us by the trail of dead.

19 / 05 / 2015
AUSTRALIA we return to you in August with our friends ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead. As part of our ‘It Is As It Was’ world tour release and stage show. Check tour page for show across USA, Canada, Europe, UK and Japan. Tickets just went on sale today. It will sell out. Get in quick.

Wed August 12 – Rosemount Hotel, Perth WA www.oztix.com.au
Thu August 13 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC www.cornerhotel.com
Fri August 14 – Manning Bar, Sydney NSW www.manningbar.com
Sat August 15 – The Triffid, Brisbane QLD www.oztix.com.au

We are on the lookout for local artists and human canvases and we want YOU to be a part of our sacred heart, folk art eye candy creative circus! Join us live on stage painting to the music or offer your body as a human canvas and become a living work of art. Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to submit 3 of your best artworks or your body.

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TRP announce 'IT IS AS IT WAS' WORLD TOUR.

28 / 04 / 2015
Just wrapped up a pretty damn amazing SOLD OUT tour across the UK with our Canadian friends the birthday massacre. What a week. I could sleep for a year but our USA tour awaits us which kicks off May 11. EU tour just announced for SEPT and UK Nov headline tour TBA next month. More announcements around the world to follow as we lock in Japan and Australian tours for 2015. No rest for the determined.

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ALL shows on UK TOUR have SOLD OUT!

28 / 04 / 2015
We are very excited to announce that all UK shows this week have SOLD OUT! We will be road testing a whole new stage show and songs. For those who missed out on getting tickets, the good news is that we will be announcing a headline UK tour for Nov 2015. Dates and venues TBA in May. In other news a 4 week European tour for the month of September has just been announced, check TOUR page for details.

APR 21 - CLASSIC GRAND GLASGOW, UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 22 - ACADEMY, MANCHESTER UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 23 - WHITBY GOTH FESTIVAL WHITBY, UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 24 - INSTITUTE BIRMINGHAM, UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 25 - THE GARAGE LONDON, UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 26 - THE FLEECE, BRISTOL, UK (SOLD OUT)

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TRP announce May/June 'It is as it was' headline tour

11 / 04 / 2015
2ND ROUND OF USA/CANADA TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED. We are very excited to announce our return to the USA and Canada this May & June in support of the upcoming single and music video release of 'It is as it was'. Our NEW Tour features one of our most innovative new stage shows that you won't want to miss!

Tickets on sale NOW! Head to our Tour page for ticket links. 

We are on the lookout for local artists and human canvases and we want YOU to be a part of our sacred heart, folk art eye candy creative circus! Join us live on stage painting to the music or offer your body as a human canvas and become a living work of art. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to submit 3 of your best artworks or your body

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TRP announce APRIL UK tour with The Birthday Massacre

11 / 04 / 2015
We will be selecting artists and human canvases for our UK dates with The Birthday MassacreThe Dead Betas shortly so make sure to get your submissions in soon. If you would like us to consider you as one of our new chrome human canvas (or painter) email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and submit photos of yourself, or 3 of your artworks. Check out the latest tour dates in your city here www.theredpaintings.com

APR 21 - CLASSIC GRAND GLASGOW, UK
APR 22 - ACADEMY, MANCHESTER UK
APR 23 - WHITBY GOTH FESTIVAL WHITBY, UK
APR 24 - INSTITUTE BIRMINGHAM, UK
APR 25 - THE GARAGE LONDON, UK (SOLD OUT)
APR 26 - THE FLEECE, BRISTOL, UK
Tickets and info at www.theredpaintings.com

Pic by @susanweingartner

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Limited Edition 'The Red Paintings' tour inspired Wrist Watch/s

25 / 03 / 2015
You can now purchase your own Limited Edition 'The Red Paintings' tour inspired Wrist Watch/s

Individual text printed on each watch back. Water resistant. Vegan friendly. Brown, Blue and Purple wrist band to choose from. Each watch comes in a designer steal tin box & signed personally by Trash McSweeney.

3 unique designs to choose from: The "We Are On Our Own" Wrist Watch - "You're One Of Them" Wrist Watch and the album cover "The Revolution Is Never Coming" Wrist Watch. Limited stock so get in quick.

Purchase HERE


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TRP annouce tour with MOGWAI, 65daysofstatic and The Birthday Massacre

17 / 02 / 2015
The Red Paintings annouce support tours across Australia and the UK in Feb, March and April with MOGWAI (Australia), 65daysofstatic (Australia) and The Birthday Massacre (UK). See TOUR page for all show details.

TRP Announce USA Jan/Feb National Tour

17 / 02 / 2015
Final US shows and NEW CITIES announced for our Jan\Feb "We are on our own" tour. It's been a battle but we have had some incredible fan support.

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FEB 17 EMPIRE - AKRON, OH
FEB 18 NETHER BAR ( MILL CITY NIGHTS) - MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FEB 19 RICK'S BAR - FARGO, ND
FEB 20 SHAMROCKS - OMAHA, NB
FEB 22 7TH CIRCLE MUSIC COLLECTIVE - DENVER, CO
FEB 14 FRANKIES INNER CITY - TOLEDO, OH
FEB 13 INDUSTRIAL WASTELAND (IGGY'S) - TOLEDO, OH
FEB 12 THUNDERBIRD - PITTSBURGH, PA
FEB 11 FISH HEAD CANTINA - BALTIMORE, MD
FEB 10 BLACKTHORN 51 - NEW YORK CITY, NY
FEB 9 TT THE BEAR'S PLACE - BOSTON, MA
FEB 7 DIESEL - NEW BALTIMORE, MI
FEB 6 ODDBODY'S - DAYTON, OH
FEB 5 PORT CITY TAVERN - MUSKEGON, MI
JAN 31 CZARS - ST JOE, MI
JAN 30 SMITH'S DOWNTOWN - MISHAWAKA, IN
JAN 29 SMITH'S OLDE BAR - ATLANTA, GA
JAN 28 THE CORNER PUB - SLIDELL, LA
JAN 27 RBC (RED BLOOD CLUB) - DALLAS, TX
JAN 23 THE SWAN DIVE - AUSTIN, TX
JAN 22 HARRISBURG STUDIOS - HOUSTON, TX
JAN 21 BASH RIPROCKS - LUBBOCK, TX
JAN 17 THE ROCK - TUCSON, AZ
JAN 16 THE ROGUE BAR - SCOTTSDALE, AZ
JAN 15 BUNKHOUSE - LAS VEGAS, NV
JAN 14 SODA BAR - SAN DIEGO, CA
JAN 8 THE SATELLITE - HOLLYWOOD, CA
JAN 6 TEXAS 28 - BAKERSFIELD, CA
JAN 5 MILK - SAN FRANCISCO, CA
JAN 3 STARRY PLOUGH - BERKELEY, CA

We are on the look out for Stage Painters and Human Canvases for all upcoming shows. Submit via fb or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a link to your art or fb profile if you would like to be apart of the show.

TRP Announce UK Festival Show

17 / 02 / 2015
We are super excited to be added to the bill for this years Whitby Goth Weekend festival In the UK. We hit main stage on Thursday 23rd April with The Birthday Massacre - taking submissions now for Stage Painters and Human Canvases for all our UK upcoming shows. Submit via fb or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a link to your art or fb profile if you would like to be a part of the shows.
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