Band of Skulls
New Band of Skulls + Muse Tour Dates
Band of Skulls have just announced a handful of North American tour dates supporting Muse this January and February! Click HERE for tickets and more info.
The band is currently touring throughout the south and plays the Austin City Limits festival this weekend. Click HERE to find a date near you!
Additionally, the new Band of Skulls album Sweet Sour is available for $5 on Amazon for the rest of October. Click HERE to check it out!
Band of Skulls Premiere New Video on Noisey and Announce Additional Tour Dates
The new official video for Band of Skulls' track "You're Not Pretty But You Got It Goin' On" premiered today via Noisey! Click HERE to watch or check it out below. The song appears on the band's most recent effort Sweet Sour [iTunes link], released earlier this year.
Band of Skulls have also just announced additional headline dates on their fall North American tour that began last week in Calgary, Alberta on September 11. The dates include six supporting slots with Red Hot Chili Peppers plus appearances at the Rifflandia Fesitval in British Columbia, the DeLuna Festival in Florida and a Saturday slot at Austin City Limits on October 13. All upcoming dates below. Band of Skulls On Tour:
09/11 – Calgary, AB @ Republik Nightclub
09/12 – Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
09/14 – Victoria, BC @ Rifflandia Festival
09/16 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux
09/18 – Bakersfield, CA @ Elements
09/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre
09/21 – Pensacola Beach, FL @ DeLuna Festival
09/23 – San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center # (SOLD OUT)
09/25 – Glendale, AZ @ Jobing.com Arena #
09/27 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center # (SOLD OUT)
09/29 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center # (SOLD OUT)
10/01 – Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard
10/02 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center # (SOLD OUT)
10/04 – New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Arena # (SOLD OUT)
10/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ Free Bird Live
10/06 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
10/07 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
10/08 – St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
10/09 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
10/11 – Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa (official ACL pre-show)
10/13 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival
10/15 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
10/17 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
# - supporting Red Hot Chili Peppers
Band of Skulls Featured On Vevo, Announce RHCP Support Dates
Vevo recently caught up with Band of Skulls in London for its new Detected series. Watch the interview below or click HERE to learn about the band's "Sweet Sour" video, their recent U.S. tour, and the influence of their parents' record collection.
In addition to Lollapalooza and a few shows supporting Jane's Addiction this August, Band of Skulls will also be opening for The Red Hot Chili Peppers for six US dates in September/October! Visit BandofSkulls.com for all tour dates and ticket links.
Band of Skulls Perform "Sweet Sour" Acoustically for Green Couch Sessions
Band of Skulls Perform Tracks Off Sweet Sour Acoustically for Fender
Fender recently had Band of Skulls in their studio to perform a few songs off of their recent release, Sweet Sour [iTunes Link]. Check out the acoustic performance of "Sweet Sour" below, and head HERE to watch the performance of "The Devil Takes Care of His Own"!
Band Of Skulls' Sweet Sour is today's Amazon MP3 Daily Deal
Band of Skulls World Cafe Session on NPR
Band of Skulls on David Letterman Tonight (3/30)!
Band of Skulls will be the musical guest on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight! The show airs 11:35/10:35pm CST on CBS, check your local listings and make sure to tune in!
IFC Premieres Band of Skulls Mini-Documentary
IFC has just premiered their exclusive mini-documentary featuring Band of Skulls! Band of Skulls “Hometown” is a short feature which includes behind the scenes and live concert footage, in addition to an interview with the band. Click below or head HERE to check it out!
Free Lithograph with Band of Skulls' new album Sweet Sour!
Band of Skulls' new album Sweet Sour is available everywhere today! In fact, if you pick it up from your local record store, you can receive a free 18x18 limited edition lithograph of Emma’s album art (seen below). Click HERE for a list of participating stores.
Band of Skulls' New Album Sweet Sour Out Today, iTunes Single of the Week, Video Premiere
Happy Band of Skulls release day! The highly anticipated album Sweet Sour is now available exclusively on iTunes! Click HERE to purchase and receive an exclusive bonus track.
In celebration of the release, the album's title track "Sweet Sour" is the iTunes Single of the Week! Click HERE to grab a free download of the track this week only. Sweet Sour will be available at all retailers on February 14th including Best Buy.
Lastly, the new official video for “Sweet Sour” has just premiered over at VEVO. You can check it out below or click HERE to watch. Enjoy!
Band of Skulls' Sweet Sour Now Streaming at SPIN
Band of Skulls’ upcoming album, Sweet Sour, is now available for streaming over at SPIN! The stream includes a track-by-track interview with vocalist/guitarist Russell Marsden about the inspiration and recording process behind each song. Click HERE or the image below to check out the interview and stream the new record! Sweet Sour will be available on iTunes exclusively starting on February 7th. Physical versions of the album will be available on February 14th.
Band of Skulls Featured In Grey Goose Rising Icons Series at VEVO
Grey Goose has selected Band of Skulls as part of their Rising Icons series over on VEVO! This three-part documentary takes an intimate look at a day in the life of the band. In the first video, the group explains how the band came together as well as their admiration for vinyl records. The second video features the band’s artistic processes and the change in instrument roles during the song writing process. The third video is a live performance, with the group playing tracks from their new album, Sweet Sour, which hits iTunes exclusively on February 7th. Physical versions of the album will be available on February 14th. Watch the first installment below, and click HERE to watch the rest of the videos!
Pre-Order Sweet Sour at Newbury Comics and Receive Free Autographed Booklet
Pre-order Band of Skulls’ upcoming album, Sweet Sour, at Newbury Comics, and receive an autographed CD booklet from the band along with your purchase! Quantities are limited, so head HERE or click the image below to grab your copy! Sweet Sour will be available on iTunes exclusively starting on February 7th. Physical versions of the album will be available on February 14th.
Band of Skulls Sweet Sour Photo Contest
Band of Skulls has just launched a new photo contest. In order to participate you must select a track from their upcoming album Sweet Sour to represent with an image of your creation and post your submission on Twitter or Instagram along with the hashtag: #SweetSourBoS (not case sensitive)
Twelve winners will be selected and each will receive a signed and exclusive canvas print of their own photo alongside the counterpart image created by the band. The contest ends February 21st and winners will be announced on the 23rd. To check out more info and the track listing head HERE. Good luck!
Band of Skulls Premiere New Video for "Bruises"
Band of Skulls’ new video for “Bruises” has just premiered on VEVO! “Bruises” appears on the band’s upcoming album, Sweet Sour, which hits stores on February 7st. Watch the video below, or click HERE to check it out!
Band of Skulls Premiere "Sweet Sour" at SPIN
Band of Skulls have just premiered the first new track from their forthcoming album, Sweet Sour, over at SPIN! Click HERE or the image below to give the title track a listen. Sweet Sour, will be released on February 7, 2012.
Band Of Skulls To Release Sweet Sour On February 7th, US Tour Dates Announced
Band of Skulls will release their highly anticipated second album Sweet Sour on February 7, 2012 via their own label, Electric Blues Records under exclusive license in the U.S. to Vagrant Records in partnership with Shangri-La Music. Sweet Sour is the follow-up to their debut album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey which was universally embraced by the U.S. media with early supporters at Entertainment Weekly naming them “Your Next Favorite Band.”
Following the success of Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, the band retreated to a studio in Norfolk UK to begin writing Sweet Sour. They returned to their home studio in Southampton to start the recording which they completed in Wales at Rockfield Studios. Sweet Sour was produced by Ian Davenport (Supergrass, Badly Drawn Boy) and mixed by Nick Launay (Grinderman, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire). The complete Sweet Sour tracklisting can be seen below.
On March 13th the band returns to Austin, TX on the eve of the SXSW Music Festival with a show at Antone’s to kick off their first U.S. tour in support of Sweet Sour. The band’s live show has been a constant highlight at previous festivals by the likes of SPIN (Best of Coachella) and Rolling Stone (Best of SXSW) amongst many others. Please see below for the complete tour itinerary.
In December, the band will release the first U.S. single ‘Sweet Sour’ off of the new album which will be available as a download at iTunes and other digital download stores. Fans can click HERE for a first look and listen of a track from the new album ‘The Devil Takes Care Of His Own.’ The band created the unique kung-fu themed video to accompany this first listen from Sweet Sour.
Band Of Skulls are: Russell Marsden (guitar & vocals), Emma Richardson (bass & vocals) & Matt Hayward (drums).
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
11-Apr WED Portland, OR Dante's
12-Apr THU San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
* We Are Augustines Support All Dates
Sweet Sour Tracklist:
1. Sweet Sour
4. Devil Takes Care Of His Own
5. Lay My Head Down
6. You Aren't Pretty But You Got It Going On
10. Close To Nowhere
Band of Skulls Sign to Vagrant In The U.S.
We are very excited to announce that Band of Skulls have signed to Vagrant Records in partnership with Shangri-La for America! The band's highly anticipated and as yet untitled sophomore album will be released in early 2012. This album will be the follow-up to their debut album Baby Darling Doll Face Honey which was universally embraced by the U.S. media with early supporters at Entertainment Weekly naming them “Your Next Favorite Band.” The band’s live show was also repeatedly highlighted by the likes of SPIN (Best of Coachella) and Rolling Stone (Best of SXSW) amongst many others.
Following the success of Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, the band retreated to a studio in Norfolk UK to begin writing the follow-up. They returned to their home studio in Southampton to start the recording which they completed in Wales at Rockfield Studios. The album was produced by Ian Davenport (Supergrass, Badly Drawn Boy) and mixed by Nick Launay (Grinderman, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire). The album will be released in 2012 through the band’s label in conjunction with Vagrant on Electric Blues Recordings/Vagrant Records.
Prior to that on December 6th, the band will release the first single "The Devil Takes Care Of His Own" off of the new album which will be available as a download at iTunes and other digital download stores. Check out the new kung-fu themed video for the track below!