New Bis Album Due In March

Bis, Superchunk, No Means No, The Verve, Heart, Thurston Moore...

Scottish pop-punk trio Bis will release the American edition of their second

album, Social Dancing, in April (the U.K. release comes out in March) on the

Beastie Boys' Grand Royal label, according to a spokesperson with Nasty Little

Man publicity. The band's official "Bisnation" website (www.bisnation.com) also reports

that a Japanese edition will include two extra tracks, one of which may be a cover of

classic rockers the Rolling Stones' "Stray Cat Blues." In other Bis news, the

group has signed on to model clothes in an upcoming catalog of the U.S. company Alloy.