Band of Skulls new album Sweet Sour (one of SPIN’s 25 Winter Albums You Gotta Hear!) is out now exclusively on iTunes (to be released everywhere else next Tuesday February 14th). Fans can download the new album today at iTunes by clicking HERE and they will receive the must-hear bonus track “Such A Fool” and an exclusive digital booklet.
CLICK HERE (or watch below) for a first look at Band of Skulls new video for “Sweet Sour.” The video makes its worldwide premier on VEVO, where the band is currently featured in season three of the Grey Goose Rising Icons series. The acclaimed series recognizes eight of the most influential artists currently taking the music scene by storm.
On March 13th the band returns to Austin, TX for SXSW with a show at Antone’s to kick off their North American tour in support of Sweet Sour. The band’s live show has been a constant highlight at previous festivals by the likes of Rolling Stone (Best of SXSW) and SPIN (Best of Coachella). Please see below for complete tour itinerary.
“Band of Skulls has virtually perfected their brand of infectiously catchy, melodic rock” – Pure Grain Audio
“London’s Band of Skulls offers dirty, dramatic modern rock, like Jet covering the White Stripes…” Time Out New York
BAND OF SKULLS 2012 TOUR DATES: 13-Mar TUE Austin, TX Antone’s 16-Mar FRI Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s 17-Mar SAT Dallas, TX Granada Theater 19-Mar MON Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse 20-Mar TUE Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom 22-Mar THU New York, NY Webster Hall 23-Mar FRI Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer 24-Mar SAT Washington, DC 9:30 Club 26-Mar MON Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club 27-Mar TUE Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 28-Mar WED Providence, RI The Met 30-Mar FRI Toronto, ONT Phoenix Concert Theatre 31-Mar SAT Montreal, QC Corona Theatre 2-Apr MON Detroit, MI St. Andrew’s Hall 3-Apr TUE Chicago, IL House of Blues 4-Apr WED Minneapolis, MN Fine Line 6-Apr FRI Denver, CO Ogden Theatre 7-Apr SAT Salt Lake City, UT The Complex (Grand Room) 9-Apr MON Seattle, WA Neptune 10-Apr TUE Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom (sold out) 11-Apr WED Portland, OR Dante’s 12-Apr THU San Francisco, CA The Fillmore 15-Apr SUN Coachella 22-Apr SUN Coachella * We Are Augustines Support All Dates except Coachella
Sweet Sour Tracklisting 1. Sweet Sour 2. Bruises 3. Wanderluster 4. Devil Takes Care Of His Own 5. Lay My Head Down 6. You Aren’t Pretty But You Got It Going On 7. Navigate 8. Hometowns 9. Lies 10. Close To Nowhere *The special iTunes release will include the bonus track “Such A Fool”
Band of Skulls are: Russell Marsden (guitar / vocals), Emma Richardson (bass / vocals) & Matt Hayward (drums).