ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY has announced its first U.S. tour in support of their forthcoming album, Open Fire.
ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY will kick off the three week tour on March 8 in Raleigh, NC. This tour will include the band’s fifth SXSW performance at the annual Relapse Records SXSW Showcase in Austin, TX on March 15 at Room 710. A complete listing of ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY tour dates can be found below, with more to be announced soon.
Additionally, ATP recently completed work on their first video from Open Fire. The video, for the track "Words of the Dying Man", was shot in their hometown of Richmond, VA with local creative collective Day By Day (LAMB OF GOD, MUNICIPAL WASTE). The "Words of the Dying Man" video is scheduled to make it's international debut in late February.
Preview tracks off of Open Fire, which is set for a March 6 North American release date (March 12 internationally), can be heard via the band’s official MySpace page, www.MySpace.com/ATPVA, and PureVolume page, www.purevolume.com/AlabamaThunderpussy.
Updated ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY news / tour information will be made available via the Relapse Records website: www.RELAPSE.com, the ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY website: www.ATPRVA.com, MySpace page: www.MySpace.com/ATPVA and PureVolume page: www.purevolume.com/AlabamaThunderpussy.
ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Tour Dates:
March 8 Raleigh, NC Volume 11 Tavern
March 9 Fayetteville, NC The Rock Shop
March 10 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
March 12 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music
March 13 Shreveport, LA 516 Soundstage
March 14 San Antonio, TX Rockbottom
March 15 Austin, TX Room 710 (as part of the Relapse Records SXSW Showcase)
March 16 Dallas, TX The Galaxy Club
March 17 New Orleans, LA House of Blues
March 18 Birmingham, AL The Nick
March 19 Gainesville, FL 1982 Bar
March 20 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
March 21 Savannah, GA The Jinx
March 22 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero
March 23 Johnson City, TN The Hideaway
March 24 Charlottesville, VA Outback Lodge
"ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY is truly one damn-straight, gritty, gut-n-soul, American-bred HEAVY ROCK band." - METAL MANIACS
"It's dirty, it's rough around the edges, and it flat out rocks -- imagine Skynyrd meets Motorhead. Jim and Jack have new drinking buddies." - SLAP