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Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats announce new album, tour

Posted by on June 15, 2015

While 2013’s Mind  Control was America’s first introduction to UK occult rockers Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, it was actually their third album. The band broke through pretty significantly, however, and they just announced their fourth album, The Night Creeper, with their biggest tour ever, hitting North America and Europe. The Night Creeper will be released on September 4th on Rise Above Records. Mind Control was written about the post-Manson period where the Summer of Love took a turn into drugs, cults and serial killers. There’s also a concept behind The Night Creeper, according to the band’s Kevin Starrs:

The idea is that this album could have started life as an old cheap, grime-covered 25 cent pulp paperback like the type sold at news-stands outside train stations,” says enigmatic band leader Kevin Starrs. “But then perhaps it is adapted into a film noir, which itself is then re-made twenty year s later as an ultraviolent, slasher Italian Giallo film. The album follows this aesthetic lineage as it descends from trash to noir to something discernibly darker…”

While their first trip to America last September found them playing a two week run of dates, their return is significantly more extensive, and they’ll also back it with a European tour as well. Here’s where you’ll be able to catch the tour:

NORTH AMERICA
09/09 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
09/11 Baltimore, MD @Baltimore Sound Stage
09/12 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
09/13 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
09/14 Boston, MA @ Royale
09/16 Montreal, QC @ Corona Theater
09/17 Toronton., ON @ Phoenix Theater
09/18 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
09/19 Chicago, IL @ Metro
09/20 Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights
09/22 Denver, CO @ Summit Theater
09/23 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
09/25 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
09/26 Seattle, WA @ El Corazan
09/29 San Francisco, CA @ Slims
09/30 San Francisco, CA @ Slims
10/01 Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theater
10/02 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
EUROPE
10/14 Paris, France @ La Fleche D’or
10/15 Bordeaux, France @ Rockschool Barbey
10/16 Madrid, Spain @ Madrid  Arena
10/17 Barcelona, Spain @ Sala Bikini
10/19 Nimes, France @ La Paloma
10/20 Lyon, France @ L’epicerie Moderne
10/21 Mezzagi, Italy @ Bloom Club
10/22 Zurich, Switizerland @ Dynamo
10/24 Stuttgart, Germany @ Universum
10/25 Frankfurt, Germany @ Zoom
10/26 Munchen, Germany @ Backstage
10/27 Vienna, Austria @ Arena
10/29 Berlin, Germany @ SO36
10/30 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Amager Bio
10/31 Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser Medis
11/02 Helskinki, Infland @ Tavastia
11/03 Tampere, Finland @ Klubi
11/05 Oslo, Norway @ Vulcan Arena
11/06 Gothenburg, Sweden @ Pustervik
11/08 Hamburg, Germany @ Knust
11/10 Koln, DE @ Luxor
11/11 Utrecht, Netherlands @ Tivoli de Helling
11/12 Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Effenaar
11/13 Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix
11/18 Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
11/19 Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
11/20 Dublin, Ireland @ Whelands
11/21 Belfast, UK @ Limelight 2
11/22 Glasgow UK
11/24 Newcastle UK @ O2 Academy 2
11/25 Nottingham UK @ Rescue Rooms
11/26 London, UK @ Scala

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