PORTLAND-BASED BAND RETURN TO THE ROAD
FOR FIRST 2014 U.S. OUTING
April 1, 2014, Torrance, Calif. – Scion Audio Visual presents Red Fang’s Spring tour, Situation: AWESOME!, the Portland band’s first Stateside outing in 2014. The one-month trek kicks off May 16 at Slim’s in San Francisco and includes a stop at Scion AV’s Rock Fest in Pomona on May 17.
As part of the Scion AV-sponsored tour, Red Fang will release a new single titled “The Meadows” in early May, with a limited edition 7-inch available along the tour. A video for the song will arrive during the Situation: AWESOME! tour.
Red Fang released Whales and Leeches in October, with the eleven-song album quickly becoming the band’s best-selling and most critically acclaimed release to date. Alternative Press described the album as “bigger, bolder, heavier, catchier and even more savagely fun,” Stereogum said the release “takes flight and soars,” while Magnet Magazine said Whales and Leeches “is a monumental success – a clear line from Red Fang’s earliest recordings to it latest.”
The band performed single “Blood Like Cream” on The Late Show with David Letterman in January (above) and also issued a hilarious video for the song, featuring Portlandia creator/Late Night with Seth Meyers’ bandleader Fred Armisen and the band members during an unusual zombie invasion here
A Twitter (Twitter.com/ScionAV) sweepstakes will be ongoing throughout the tour, with two pairs being given away per show.
Photo credit: James Rexroad
Scion AV Presents Situation: AWESOME! Featuring Red Fang
Big Business and American Sharks support on all dates
May 16 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
May 17 Pomona, CA Scion Rock Fest
May 18 San Diego, CA Porter’s Pub
May 19 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
May 21 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
May 22 Austin, TX Mohawk Outside
May 23 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s (Upstairs)
May 24 New Orleans, LA The Parish @ House of Blues
May 25 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
May 27 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
May 30 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero
May 31 Washington, DC Rock & Roll Hotel
June 1 Cleveland, OH Beachland Tavern
June 2 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
June 3 Chicago, IL The Wire
June 4 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
June 6 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
June 7 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
June 8 Boise, ID Neurolux
Tickets are on-sale Friday, April 4.
About Scion Audio Visual:
Scion Audio Visual (AV for short) is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion AV has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produced a collection of ‘zines. In addition, Scion AV executes the annual Scion Music(less) Music Conference and operates 7 broadband radio stations via Scion Streaming Radio. For more information, visit ScionAV.com.
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