5/31/2017

LUNA -- New LP + EP to be released September 22. First track revealed today

LUNA TO RELEASE NEW LP 
A SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION
+ NEW EP A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY

BOTH OUT SEPTEMBER 22 VIA 
DOUBLE FEATURE RECORDS

BAND REVEALS COVER OF 
FLEETWOOD MAC'S "ONE TOGETHER"

TOUR DATES IN NOVEMBER
photo by Luz Gallardo 

Luna -  the New-York-CIty-based guitar band now scattered around the country - is happy to announce the upcoming release of A Sentimental Education, an album of covers, as well as an EP of 6 new Luna instrumentals entitled A Place Of Greater Safety.  Both will be released simultaneously  on September 22 via the Double Feature label.  The LP and EP mark the band's first output since Luna's last studio album Rendezvous, released 13 years ago.   Both the LP and EP were co-produced by Jason Quever (Papercuts) and recorded at Palmetto Recording in downtown Los Angeles.  On A Sentimental Education Luna tackle songs by the Cure, Mink DeVille, Fleetwood Mac, Mercury Rev and others. The Luna lineup remains the same as it was when they last recorded: Dean WarehamSean EdenLee WallBritta Phillips.


Today the band share the first single from A Sentimental Education, their take of Fleetwood Mac's "One Together" which is off their 1970 album Kiln House, and written by guitarist Jeremy Spencer who departed the band in 1971 to join the Children of God.  LISTEN here.

Luna are taking pre-orders for these new releases as well as t-shirts, socks, posters and rare guitars via Pledge Music.

Luna will be touring in November with the first two shows now on-sale:  
November 16 -- Union Transfer -- Philadelphia, PA
November 18 - Brooklyn Steel -- Brooklyn, NY- on sale Friday, June 2

  


Tracklisting for the A Sentimental Education
1 Fire in Cairo (The Cure)
2 Gin (Willie Loco Alexander)
3 Friends ("Velvet Underground" - sorta, it was written after Lou Reed had left the band)
4 One Together (early Fleetwood Mac)
5 Most of the Time (Dylan)
6 Sweetness (YES)
7 Letter to Hermione (Bowie)
8 (Walking Thru' the) Sleepy City (Jagger/Richards)
9 Let Me Dream if I Want to (Mink DeVille)
10 Car Wash Hair (Mercury Rev)

Tracklisting for A Place Of Greater Safety

1. GTX3
2. A Place of Greater Safety
3. Captain Pentagon
4. Around and Around
5. Ides of March of the Trolls
6. Spanish Odyssey

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Miranda Lee Richards To Showcase Album 'Existential Beast' From Start-To-Finish Wed May 31th




Miranda Lee Richards To Showcase Album 'Existential Beast' From Start-To-Finish Wed May 31 


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Liam Gallagher Debuts Hard-Hitting Solo Track "Wall Of Glass" Available Now From Forthcoming Album As You Were


DEBUT SOLO TRACK "WALL OF GLASS" AVAILABLE NOW
FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM AS YOU WERE
 
UK & Ireland Sold Out Underplay Tour Dates

 
(Photo credit: RANKIN)
 
May 31, 2017 (Burbank, CA) - An era-defining voice and the frontman of his generation, Liam Gallagher kicks off a new stage in his career with the announcement of his debut solo underplay tour of the U.K. and Ireland. To coincide with the tour, Liam Gallagher's debut single "Wall of Glass" is now available to purchase HERE. "Wall Of Glass" is the first track to preview his forthcoming album As You Were. Click HERE to view and share the video.
 
The tour opened with a sold out homecoming show at Manchester's O2 Ritz - all profits from which were donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, organized by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross. Watch footage from the show HERE.
 
International Tour dates:
June 1                   London                      Electric Brixton                                 SOLD OUT
June 10                 Dublin                        Olympia Theatre                                SOLD OUT
June 11                 Glasgow                     Barrowlands                                      SOLD OUT
 
If you had to make an equation of all the elements that made the early Oasis singles so apocalyptically good - huge waves of guitar hooks, a melody you can't shake, a thunderous rhythm and Liam Gallagher's voice delivering an unbelievably catchy chorus - then "Wall Of Glass" would be the result. Boosted by a contemporary, bass-heavy production, it's a track that provides a fresh new angle to Liam's sound while maintaining the traits that made him such an influential artist.
 
With undeniable power and a yearning menace, it's hard to recall a time that Liam has sung better - it's like hearing him for the first time.

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CAN Makes Rare Track Available, Singles Compilation Out 6/16

CAN 

THE SINGLES OUT JUNE 16

LISTEN TO RARE TRACK
"SHIKAKO MARU TEN"

CAN The Singles - a collection of all of the band’s single releases - is out June 16 on triple vinyl, download, CD and streaming services.

Included in The Singles tracklist is “Shikako Maru Ten,” which is now available for the first time ever on digital services. Listen via YouTube or Spotify.

“Shikako Maru Ten” was the B-side to “Spoon,” which was a Top 10 hit in Germany in 1972. The singles on this compilation are all presented in their original 7” version and “Shikako Maru Ten,” which never appeared on a studio album, is available here for the first time on vinyl outside its original release.

This unique document is the first time the singles have been presented together and shows the breadth of CAN’s influential career, from well-loved tracks like “Halleluwah,” “Vitamin C” and “I Want More” to more obscure singles such as “Silent Night” and "Turtles Have Short Legs". Preorder The Singles HERE.

The Barbican in London recently hosted a very special event to mark CAN’s 50th anniversary year: Irmin Schmidt conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, presenting the world premiere of an original orchestral work composed by Schmidt and Gregor Schwellenbach called CAN Dialog while a specially curated supergroup brought together by Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and featuring CAN’s first singer Malcolm Mooney performed a set of CAN tracks, including “She Brings The Rain,” “Yoo Doo Right” and “Mother Sky.”

CAN, founded in 1967, released their debut album Monster Movie (1969) which set them apart from the mainstream, carving out a sound that transcended the boundaries of experimental electronic, jazz and modern classical music. CAN’s influence extends from post-punk musicians such as Joy Division and Primal Scream, through avant-garde composers including Bernhard Lang and Radiohead. Schmidt himself began his musical career as a pupil of Stockhausen and Ligeti, and conducted numerous high-profile orchestras in his native Germany and abroad. Hearing the sounds of Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa in the ‘60s led to the formation of CAN but Schmidt never lost touch with his avant-garde classical upbringing, and it is to Schmidt that CAN owed much of its musical eclecticism.

In spring 2018, Faber & Faber will publish a new book devoted to CAN titled All Gates Open. The special edition will come in two volumes: one will be the first complete, authorized biography of the band written by Rob Young and the second, CAN Kiosk by Irmin Schmidt, is a collage of thoughts, visuals and interviews (interviews collated by Max Dax and Robert Defcon).

CAN – THE SINGLES TRACKLISTING
1. Soul Desert
2. She Brings The Rain
3. Spoon
4. Shikako Maru Ten
5. Turtles Have Short Legs
6. Halleluwah (Edit)
7. Vitamin C
8. I’m So Green
9. Mushroom
10. Moonshake
11. Future Days (Edit)
12. Dizzy Dizzy (Edit)
13. Splash (Edit)
14. Hunters And Collectors (Edit)
15. Vernal Equinox (Edit)
16. I Want More
17. ...And More
18. Silent Night
19. Cascade Waltz
20. Don’t Say No (Edit)
21. Return
22. Can Can
23. Hoolah Hoolah (Edit)
 Preorder The Singles
Listen to “Shikako Maru Ten”
Listen to “Turtles Have Short Legs”

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Violent Femmes announce new live album, touring this summer

VIOLENT FEMMES UNVEIL 2 MICS & THE TRUTH

LEGENDARY AMERICAN BAND ANNOUNCES 
UNPRECEDENTED LIVE COLLECTION

ALL-NEW RECORDINGS REINVENT
EXTRAORDINARY CANON OF CLASSICS,
INCLUDING "BLISTER IN THE SUN," "ADD IT UP,"
AND "GONE DADDY GONE"

NORTH AMERICAN LIVE SCHEDULE BEGINS JULY 7
IN GRAND RAPIDS, MI 

SUMMER CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
GETS UNDERWAY JULY 11 IN PHILADELPHIA, PA

2 MICS & THE TRUTH: UNPLUGGED & UNHINGED IN AMERICA
ARRIVES VIA PIAS ON FRIDAY, JULY 7

(New York, NY) - Violent Femmes have announced details of a remarkable new collection of unprecedented live recordings. 2 MICS & THE TRUTH: UNPLUGGED & UNHINGED IN AMERICAarrives via PIAS on Friday, July 7.

2 MICS & THE TRUTH: UNPLUGGED & UNHINGED IN AMERICA sees Violent Femmes reinventing their own extraordinary canon with all-new live performances, including rearranged classics, songs played live for the first time, spontaneous requests, and random improvisations. Featuring The Horns of Dilemma, Violent Femmes' ever-evolving cabal of multi-instrumentalist backing musicians, the album was recorded last year as the band visited public radio stations and music media outlets across the country in support of their acclaimed ninth studio album, WE CAN DO ANYTHING. Always eager to push their sound forward, the Milwaukee-based combo brought with them a pair of Ear Trumpet Labs Edwina microphones, specialized bluegrass mics that allowed Gordon Gano (voice and guitar/banjo/fiddle) and Brian Ritchie (acoustic bass guitar and vocal) to play and record in close proximity. Backing musicians - including baritone saxophonist Blaise Garza and special guests like banjo master Tony Trischka and legendary Television drummer Billy Ficca - were tracked through sound bleed in the tradition of the early jazz, blues, country, rembetika, rockabilly, and folk records which informed the Violent Femmes aesthetic from the jump. Percussionist John Sparrow's innovative use of a Weber Grill as a rhythm instrument enabled Violent Femmes to stand close together around the two mics and play in perfect balance, the metallic tones meshing with Ritchie's acoustic bass and Gano's strummed guitar.

"This is the first time we've delivered a full scale recording to the public which captures the sound and spirit of the band the way we play together when we're working out songs in the hotel or dressing room," says Brian Ritchie. "This project refocuses attention upon the repertoire as a whole by stripping songs to their essentials, conveying them without artifice, and removing them from any timeline. It's the closest we've gotten to the essence of Violent Femmes."

2 MICS & THE TRUTH: UNPLUGGED & UNHINGED IN AMERICA will be available on CD, digital download, and 2 LP vinyl, with the latter edition featuring five additional songs.  A complete track listing is below.

Violent Femmes will celebrate 2 MICS & THE TRUTH with a wide-ranging North American summer tour including headline shows and a co-headline trek alongside Echo & The Bunnymen beginning Tuesday, July 11 at Philadelphia, PA's Skyline Stage at The Mann and then continuing through early August. For complete details and ticket information, please see www.vfemmes.com/tour.html

VIOLENT FEMMES
ON TOUR 2017

JULY 11 - AUGUST 3 W / ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
JULY
7 - Grand Rapids, MI - 20 Monroe Live
8 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
9 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
11 - Philadelphia, PA - Skyline Stage at The Mann
12 - Brooklyn, NY - Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island
14 - Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony Summerstage
15 - Boston, MA - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 
17 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
18 - Detroit, MI - Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
19 - Columbus, OH - Express Live Outdoor Stage
21 - Milwaukee, WI - BMO Harris Pavilion
22 - St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
23 - Chicago, IL - Huntington Bank Pavilion
25 - Kansas City, MO - Crossroads KC
26 - Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium
29 - Costa Mesa, CA - Pacific Amphitheatre
30 - Saratoga, CA - Mountain Winery

AUGUST
1 - Portland, OR - Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre
2 - Seattle, WA - Woodland Park Zoo Amphitheatre
3 - Vancouver, BC - PNE Amphitheatre


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A Giant Dog announce new album Toy, out August 25 worldwide, share live favorite “Photograph”


A Giant Dog announce new album Toy, out August 25 worldwide, share live favorite “Photograph”

On August 25, Austin’s punk rock heroes A Giant Dog are back with Toy! Along with an album trailer shared last night, the quintet now presents “Photograph,” a love song about lasting devotion and desire for one’s lover even as their body succumbs to the ravages of time. Aww… Check them both out below:


Toy, the fourth LP from A Giant Dog and their second for Merge, captures the Austin quintet at the height of their powers. A solid year of road-dogging and woodshedding has made the band tighter than ever, the charging dynamo of Andrew Cashen and Andy Bauer’s guitars in lockstep with the primal chug of the rhythm section, Graham Low on bass and Daniel Blanchard on drums, in the latter’s recorded debut. Singer Sabrina Ellis turns in another masterful performance, in equal parts brash, defiant, vulnerable, and raw.

Lyrically, Sabrina and Andrew have a gift for making their personal frustrations and fuck-ups, fears, lusts, and addictions feel universal. While they have always given voice to the weirdos and creeps—showing that their peccadilloes and peculiarities are much more deep-seated and widespread—they dig even deeper on Toy. “I feel I’ve revealed more in this album than ever before,” Sabrina confesses. Still, the band doesn’t sacrifice an ounce of catchiness or charm when tackling issues like aging, agency, and mortality, as embodied in opening single “Photograph.”

The band recorded Toy with Grammy-winning engineer Stuart Sikes (Loretta Lynn, Cat Power, The White Stripes, Reigning Sound), and singer/songwriter/guitarist/wildman Cashen produced it. “Andrew as producer makes a lot of sense,” Sabrina says. “He composes the songs and knows better than anyone what they should sound like in the end. With him at the helm, we’ve arrived at a raw, truthful, risky, and rangy album.” 

Pre-order Toy in the Merge store on CD and limited-edition opaque lipstick-red vinyl, or digitally here. Lucky for us, A Giant Dog will be no strangers to the road in 2017, with plenty of dates already announced and more to come. Buy tickets, and be prepared…


A Giant Dog on tour:
Jun 09 Fort Collins, CO – house show
Jun 10 Denver, CO – Hi-Dive
Jun 11 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
Jun 12 Grand Junction, CO - Baron’s
Jun 14 Los Angeles, CA – The Bootleg Theater
Jun 15 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
Jun 16 Tucson, AZ – The Flycatcher
Jun 17 Phoenix, AZ – Lunchbox
Jun 24 Austin, TX – The ABGB
Jun 29 Dallas, TX – Armoury D.E.
Jul 01 Omaha, NE – Boat Fest
Jul 02 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock
Jul 03 Davenport, IA – Daytrotter
Jul 04 Fort Wayne, IN – Brass Rail
Jul 06 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
Jul 07 Milwaukee, WI – Cactus Club
Jul 08 Des Moines, IA – 80/35 Festival
Jul 09 Kansas City, MO – Blind Tiger
Sep 28-Oct 01 Memphis, TN – Gonerfest


📷 Sean Daigle

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Lea Porcelain unveil new single and video "A Year From Here" - 'Hymns To The Night' coming June 16

LEA PORCELAIN 
 
Unveil New Single and Video

Hymns To The NightDebut Album Coming June 16


"How does time affect our life and how do we deal with it?" Lea Porcelain question in their new video 'A Year From Here'.  "Probably one of the most important and primal challenges for humankind is dealing with age and evanescence. Because humans are mortal, and the days when we are lonely, down and feel that lack of motivation, are the days that we fight against in our everyday life."
 
Lea Porcelain want to give every viewer "the feeling that is just a human emotion and these days that seem dark - when everything you see is black and white - are the days in which it is also important to make progress, to recapitulate and to change your life if it needs changing."
BlackBook debuted the video describing the "piercingly visceral new single sets a melancholy vocal against a sweep of mournful, majestic strings - shades of The xx and early New Order. It's a poignant, pithy drama for our growing culture of modern alienation."

Lea Porcelain's forthcoming debut Hymns To The Night was written and recorded over a two year period in Berlin's FUNKHAUS, a broadcasting house created under Soviet supervision that now houses the world's biggest recording studio. The spectrum of the album is extremely wide. Hymns To The Night bends genres, yet every song works together, playing with very different moods.  Lea Porcelain describe their sound "atmospheric, cinematic and melancholic".

Before Lea Porcelain, project members Julien Bracht and Markus Nikolaus were working within completely separate musical spheres. Bracht was a successful techno producer touring the world, Nikolaus a go-to independent musician, navigating between Berlin and the rest of the world.

Lea Porcelain aim to make "universal" music; songs people can treasure in day, night, between different states of mind. They want to make music for "the entire world", and this partly stems from a globe-trotting past.  No matter the genre, range of instruments or sound palette, their presence is unmistakable. Every song is tied together by the duo's ethos, their free approach towards making music.  In the standout moments of their debut, everything spills outwards, drums cascading into the distance, a cross between self-destruction and complete euphoria.

An intimate visual portrait of the band living and recording in FUNKHAUS Berlin
Photo: Micki Rosi Richter

Lea Porcelain 
Hymns To The Night
June 16, 2017

1 - Out Is In
2 - Bones
4 - Warsaw Street
5 - Similar Familiar
6 - White Noise
7 - The Love 
8 - A Faraway Land
9 - Remember
10 - 12th Of September
11 - Loose Life
12 - Endlessly

Lea Porcelain EU Live Dates:

June 4: Leipzig, Germany - WGT Festival 
June 14: Nottingham, UK - Rough Trade - Instore
June 15: London, UK - Rough Trade East - Instore 
June 17: Augsburg, Germany - Modular Festival 
June 26: Paris, France - Grand Rivage
July 16: Southwold, UK - Latitude Festival 
Aug 25-27: Reading & Leeds       
Sept 1: Bingly, UK - Bingly Music Live  
Oct 2: Rostock, Germany - Mau (MusikExpress Club Tour)


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Vita and The Woolf Debut New Track via ELLE, Summer Festivals + NYC Show

Vita and the Woolf
 
ELLE Reveals New Track “Super Ranger” Today
 
Catch Them LIVE At Summer Festivals + NYC Show
 
6/12: New York, NY @ WeLive (Pancakes and Whiskey Presents)
w/ Salt Cathedral and Allen Tate of San Fermin
6/17: Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
8/5: Chesterfield, MO @ ‘Burbs Music & Arts Festival
w/ The Weeks, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas
8/19: Philadelphia, PA @ Philadelphia Folk Festival
8/26: Lexington, KY @ Moontower Music Festival

 
New Album Tunnels Out June 16
 

photo credit: Chris Sikich
 
"The effortless shift from soft to intense, full-on belting vocals in the space of a few bars is kind of impressive, and perhaps a little scary as well!" - M83 for USA Today

"a larger-than-life voice (...) Paired with her other musical mainstay, piano, Vita and the Woolf is a new spin on pop and soul." Urban Outfitters

"It’s safe to say that this dark and dancey track [Brett] has officially burrowed its way into our hearts—and become an instant mainstay on our favorite playlists." NYLON

 
Inspired by the love relationship between novelists Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf, Philadelphia’s Vita and the Woolf will release the long awaited new album,Tunnels, June 16 on Believe Global Label Services. The duo has received widespread critical acclaim, among others finding a fan in M83 who wrote about them for USA Today as well as recently being dubbed a “Band You Need To See” byBillboard. A dynamic and cerebral collection of soulful pop, the album touches on power dynamics in relationships and society as well as sexual discovery and empowerment.

The band previously releases the melancholy “Sun Drop” & ferocious lead album single “Feline.” Today they have partnered with ELLE to share new album cut“Super Ranger,” a behemoth orchestration which touches on the need for self care over being someone else’s emotional fulfillment. We encourage you to post & share“Super Ranger,” available HERE.

There is a stunning androgyny to Pague's lyrics, style, behemoth vocals and empowered sexuality. Supported by the dynamic drumming of Adam Shumski, the band recently wrapped up an east coast tour following a national tour with Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. With stops at Firefly, Moontower and Philadelphia FolkFestivals planned this Summer, be sure to catch them live and stay tuned for more news coming soon!
 

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Vagabon releases "Fear & Force" music video, 'Infinite Worlds' out now

VAGABON RELEASES "FEAR & FORCE" MUSIC VIDEO

TOURING WITH TEGAN & SARA, PINEGROVE AND 
HEADLINING DATES WITH NNAMDI OGBONNAYA

INFINITE WORLDS OUT NOW VIA FATHER/DAUGHTER RECORDS

Photo Credit: Ebru Yildiz

Today, Vagabon has shared a music video for "Fear & Force." NPR, who premiered the Zadie-directed video, are saying "the love it portrays is not interested in your labels; the world it creates is too expansive and realistic for that." Vagabon's critically acclaimed debut album, Infinite Worlds, is available for now via Father/Daughter Records.

Vagabon has also announced tour dates with Teagan & Sara, Pinegrove, Girlpool and headlining dates with Nnamdi Ogbonnaya. All dates below.

WATCH THE "FEAR & FORCE" MUSIC VIDEO

TOUR DATES:
6/7 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva ^
6/8 - Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore ^
6/9 - Raleigh, NC @ North Carolina Museum of Art ^
6/11 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel ~
7/10 - Easthampton, MA @ The Flywheel
7/11 - Allston, MA @ The Great Scott
7/12 - Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
713 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Cattivo *
7/14 - Detroit, MI @ El Club *
7/15 - Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival
717 - Newport, KY @ Southgate House Revival *
718 - Columbus, OH @ Park Street Saloon *
8/11 - New York, NY @ Lincoln Center (Damrosch Park)
9/12 - Providence, RI @ Columbus Theater #
9/13 - Portland, ME @ Space Gallery #
9/14 - Montreal, QC @ Pop Montreal
9/15 - Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha #
9/19 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club #
9/20 - Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge #
9/21 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge #
9/22 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court #
9/23 - Boise, ID @ Neurolux #
9/24 - Portland, OR @ Holocene #
9/25 - Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret #
9/26 - Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project #
9/28 - San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American Hall #
9/29 - Santa Cruz,CA @ Crepe Place #
9/30 - Long Beach, CA @ Music Tastes Good
10/2 - Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge #
10/5 - Austin, TX @ Barracuda #
10/6 - Houston, TX @ Walter's #
10/7 - New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa #
10/8 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade #
10/11 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter #
^ w/ Teagan & Sara
~ w/ Girlpool
* w/ Pinegrove
# w/ Nnamdi Ogbonnaya

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Alice Cooper Reunites Original Band - Announces New Single

ALICE COOPER REUNITES WITH ORIGINAL BAND FOR MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WEEK AWARD

NEW SINGLE "PARANOIC PERSONALITY" OUT JUNE 9TH

Left to right: Music Business Association President Jim Donio, Neal Smitih, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Alice Cooper, and Baker & Taylor VP/GM Steve Harkins.
 
Photo courtesy of The Music Business Association

Fans of rock icon Alice Cooper know there are some aspects to his live shows that they can expect, including a hard rocking performance of horror theatrics; however, following Alice Cooper's customary execution via guillotine at his recent Nashville concert on May 14th, fans were treated to something rarely seen since 1975. The stage went dark, and the original band, including bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and drummer Neal Smith reunited to perform five classic songs with Alice. This followed the recent announcement that his forthcoming album -
Paranormal, out July 28th on earMUSIC - will include two new recordings featuring the original line-up. 

 
Joined by current band member Ryan Roxie filling in for the late Glen Buxton on guitar, the band ripped through "I'm 18," "No More Mr Nice Guy," "Muscle of Love," "Billion Dollar Babies" and then closed with "School's Out," bringing back current band members drummer Glen Sobel, bassist Chuck Garric, and guitarists Nita Strauss and Tommy Henriksen for a grande finale.
 
The following day, the original band was honored by The Music Business Association at their annual convention, with an award for their historic achievements.  The award was presented to them by Bob Ezrin, who produced their iconic albums Love It To Death, Killer, School's Out, and Billion Dollar Babies as well as many subsequent solo Alice Cooper albums, including the forthcoming Paranormal.
 
Paranormal features two songs written and recorded with original members - Alice, Dennis, Neal and Michael, as well as guest appearances by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, U2 drummer Larry Mullen, and Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover. The first single, "Paranoic Personality" will be released Friday, June 9th. 

Alice Cooper is on tour throughout the 2017. Full North American tour dates below.

For more information visit www.alicecooper.com



NORTH AMERICAN TOUR:

Jun 07 - Fox Cities Performing Arts Center - Appleton, WI
Jun 08 - Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheater - Hinckley, MN
Jun 09 - Vetter Stone Amphitheater - Mankato, MN
Jun 12 - Paramount Theatre - Denver, CO
Jun 13 - Kingsbury Hall - Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 16 - Thunder Valley Casino Amphitheater - Lincoln, CA
Jun 17 - Cuthbert Amphitheatre - Eugene, OR
Jun 18 - Pepsi Summer Outdoor Concert Series - Airway Heights, WA
Jun 20 - Rabobank Theater - Bakersfield, CA
Jun 21 - Pechanga Theater - Temecula, CA
Jun 22 - AVA Amphitheater - Tucson, AZ
Jun 24 - KLAQ Streetfest - El Paso, TX

WITH DEEP PURPLE:
Aug 12 - Chelsea Theater at The Cosmopolitan - Las Vegas, NV
Aug 13 - The Greek - Los Angeles, CA 
Aug 15 - AK Chin Pavilion - Phoenix, AZ
Aug 16 - Isletta Amphitheatre - Albuquerque, NM
Aug 18 - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion - Houston, TX
Aug 19 - Gexa Energy Pavilion - Dallas, TX
Aug 21 - Chastain Park Amphitheatre - Atlanta, GA
Aug 23 - Jiffy Lube Live - Bristow, VA
Aug 24 - BB&T Pavilion - Camden, NJ
Aug 26 - Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre - Wantagh, NY
Aug 27 - Xfinity Center - Boston, MA
Aug 28  P.N.C. Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, NJ
Aug 30 - Klipsch Amphitheater - Indianapolis, IN
Sept 01 - KeyBank Pavilion - Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 02 - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre - Toronto, ON
Sept 03 - DTE Energy Music Theatre - Detroit, MI
Sept 06 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Chicago, IL
Sept 08 - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis, MO
Sept 09 - Blossom Music Center - Cleveland, OH
Sept 10 - Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, OH

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The Sea The Sea Share "I'll Keep It With Mine" Video via Impose | Kicking Off US Tour This Week

THE SEA THE SEA SHARE "I'LL KEEP IT WITH MINE" (BOB DYLAN COVER) VIDEO VIA IMPOSE

US TOUR KICKS OFF THIS WEEK
WATCH & SHARE: The Sea The Sea - "I'll Keep It With Mine" (Bob Dylan Cover)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huePivunFbc
"earthy expressions are delivered like a down-home session where every note, strum & beat clasp echoes in a resonance of reassurance that makes it feel like maybe things might get better."
- IMPOSE
The Sea The Sea have shared a video cover of Bob Dylan's "I'll Keep It With Mine" via IMPOSE. The band explains that "it’s a song about searching, it’s a song about recognizing our interconnectedness, and for us, it’s a promise to carry those things with us wherever we go." They'll be kicking off their US tour this Saturday in Portland, ME, full dates listed below:

06.03 - One Longfellow Square - Portland, ME
06.07 - The Ark - Ann Arbor, MI
06.08 - Schubas - Chicago, IL
06.09 - CSPS Hall - Cedar Rapids, IA
06.10 - The Warming House - Minneapolis, MN
06.12 - Lutsen Mountains - Lutsen, MN
06.13 - Red Herring Lounge - Duluth, MN
06.14 - Sh*tty Barn - Spring Green, WI (Sold out)
06.16 - Seven Steps Up - Spring Lake, MI
06.17 - FestivALL - Charleston, WV
06.21 - World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
06.22 - The Ballroom at The Outer Space - Hamden, CT
06.23 - Caffe Lena - Saratoga Springs, NY

The Sea The Sea will take to the road in June, with a live set previewing new material from their forthcoming album, slated for an early 2018 release. This tour will feature the addition of drummer, Steve Struss, and backing vocalist, Cara May Gorman, to the ensemble, a configuration reflected in a brand new LIVE single/video of Bob Dylan cover, Keep It With Mine.

The band has been deeply engaged in the creation of a new full-length album that will embody their evolving sound from an acoustic/roots duo to a more lush and deeper full-band arrangement. The songwriting and vocal harmonies remain the core of what Chuck & Mira are creating, with more exploration in the sonic palette and dimension that help shape the songs—both on the new album and as part of their live shows. Their sound promises to be an innovative departure from their earlier work while staying true to the heart of what brought them together as a band.

The Sea The Sea (Chuck E. Costa and Mira Stanley) is an Upstate New York based indie folk-pop duo-band featuring what Huffington Post calls, “Two of the loveliest male-female voices you might ever hear this or any other year.” Their 2014 debut release, Love We Are We Love, received praise from NPR, American Songwriter, and No Depression, among others, gathering over 10 million streams on Spotify. The animated video for their song "Waiting" sparked viral interest including Buzzfeed, Pitchfork, and inclusion at the international TED 2015 conference. Mountain Stage host Larry Groce calls them "ready to take their place among the best young male/female duos now performing." Their 2016 release, the six-song EP In the Altogether, recently earned features by Apple Music including “Best of the Week” and “A-List Singer/Songwriter”. The band is currently in the studio working on their sophomore full-length album, and touring with additional members Cara May Gorman (vocals) and Stephen Struss (drums/percussion).

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