You’d have to figure that in order to be Earth‘s longest tour since the band got together in 1990, it would have something like 137 dates scheduled. Nope, 25. Still a solid month on the road though, so kudos to the band for pushing themselves 22 years later to go farther and continue exploring new ground, sonic and geographic.
Aligned with the likes of Eagle Twin, Stebmo and The Body along the way, it’s kind of like a tour of Earth playing with acts influenced by Earth. Can’t imagine that’s anything new for them at this point.
They’re still out supporting Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II (review here), and the shows start this week, so keep an eye out:
EARTH Prepare For American Fall Tour
Following bursts of worldwide touring in support of their two-part Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light album series, Seattle’s EARTH will embark on their newest tour this week, with a nearly month of live performances confirmed across America.
The most extensive American tour EARTH have planned since their 1990 inception, the Seattle purveyors of the slow-motion riff will traverse the country and back on a twenty-five date run, kicking off this Wednesday, October 24th in Portland, Oregon. Along the way the quartet will take part in the massive annual Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas alongside literally dozens of international artists of all genres. This will be the first U.S. tour since they hit the road in support of Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I in 2011, the band’s set for the tour confirmed to contain a majority of the material from Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II.
While the band is touring in support of the Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light albums, the EARTH lineup for this voyage will be the touring lineup from the band’s lauded 2008 LP The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull, comprised of Steve Moore on keys and trombone, Don McGreevy on bass, Adrienne Davies on drums and founder Dylan Carlson on guitar. Support will be provided by Stebmo (featuring members of Earth and more) as well as Southern Lord labelmates Eagle Twin and Fontanelle throughout the journey.
EARTH Fall Tour:
10/24/2012 Rotture – Portland, OR w/ Fontanelle, Stebmo
10/26/2012 Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock – Los Angeles, CA w/ Fontanelle, Stebmo
10/28/2012 Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA w/ Fontanelle, Stebmo
10/29/2012 Soda Bar – San Diego, CA w/ Stebmo
10/31/2012 Rhythm Room – Phoenix, AZ w/ Balmorehea, Stebmo
11/02/2012 Auditorium Shores – Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Festival
11/03/2012 Bryan Street Tavern – Dallas, TX w/ Stebmo
11/04/2012 One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA w/ Stebmo
11/06/2012 Will’s Pub – Orlando, FL w/ Stebmo
11/07/2012 The Earl – Atlanta, GA w/ Daughn Gibson, Stebmo
11/08/2012 Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC w/ Stebmo
11/09/2012 Rock and Roll Hotel – Washington, DC w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/10/2012 Littlefield – Brooklyn, NY w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/11/2012 TT the Bears – Cambridge, MA w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/12/2012 Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/13/2012 Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/14/2012 Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/15/2012 Taft Ballroom – Cincinnati, OH w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/16/2012 Township – Chicago, IL w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/17/2012 Township – Chicago, IL w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/18/2012 Triple Rock Social Club – Minneapolis, MN w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/19/2012 The Record Bar – Kansas City, MO w/ Eagle Twin, Stebmo
11/21/2012 Marquis Theatre, Denver, CO w/ Stebmo
11/24/2012 The Shakedown – Bellhingham, WA w/ The Body, Low Hums
11/25/2012 The Crocodile – Seattle, WA w/ The Body, Stebmo
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