Thursday, May 4, 2017

ABRAMS West Coast tour

With its sophomore album Morning poised to drop June 9th on Sailor Records, Denver trio Abrams announces plans to hit the road that same day for an extensive West Coast tour.

Abrams' Zach Amster says, "As always, we are excited to head back to the West Coast! Come out and show us a good time. East Coast, see you in August."

Jun 9 - Santa Fe, NM @ The Underground
Jun 10 - Bisbee, AZ @ The Quarry
Jun 11 - San Diego, CA @ Tower Bar
Jun 12 - Long Beach, CA @ Blacklight District Lounge
Jun 13 - Los Angeles, CA @ Five Star Bar
Jun 14 - Ventura, CA @ The Garage
Jun 15 - San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
Jun 16 - San Jose, CA @ The Caravan
Jun 17 - Santa Cruz, CA @ Caffe Pergolesi
Jun 18 - Sacramento, CA @ Starlite Lounge
Jun 19 - Reno, NV @ Shea's Tavern
Jun 20 - Medford, OR @ Johnny B's Tavern
Jun 21 - Eugene, OR @ Old Nick's Pub
Jun 22 - Portland, OR @ The Kenton Club
Jun 23 - Missoula, MT @ Monk's Bar
Jun 24 - Billings, MT @ The Railyard
Jun 25 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club X
Jun 26 - Cheyenne, WY @ Ernie November
Jun 27 - Rapid City, SD @ West Dakota Improv
Jun 28 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
Jun 29 - Chicago, IL @ Reggies
Jun 30 - Des Moines, IA @ The Fremont
Jul 1 - Denver, CO @ The Hi Dive

Metal Injection hails upcoming new album Morning for its "catchy grooves and soaring vocals"; MetalSucks calls the band "a matured, evolved beast" whose sound has grown even more epic since 2015's debut LP, Lust Love. Loss.

Yearning, driving, and bursting with hooks, the ten songs on Morning summon a soulful version of heavy rock akin to later Mastodon and BaronessTracks like the recently-premiered "Burned" and "Mourning" (featuring guest vocals by Phil Pendergast of hometown Denver pals Khemmis) are earth-shakers that veer from bittersweetness to defiance to rage. 

Morning was recorded by Andy Patterson (SubRosa, Cult Leader) and Dave Otero (Cobalt, Cattle Decapitation), and was mixed and mastered by Otero.

The cover art and layout are by Samantha Muljat (Earth, Goatsnake).
Photo by Chanelle Leslie

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