As was recently announced, The Number Twelve Looks Like You will celebrate the 12th anniversary of its 2007 full-length, Nuclear. Sad. Nuclear., by performing the album in its entirety across a 12-date US tour, kicking off in Philly on Dec 12th. Supporting The Number Twelve on the "12 Days of 12" tour are the UK's Rolo Tomassi and new Good Fight Music signing Cryptodira.
The band has now launched a brand new promo video for the tour. Watch, here:
In addition, now through November 27th, fans can buy Nuclear. Sad. Nuclear. at a 25% discount through Silent Pendulum Records' holiday sale. The album is available in digital, CD, and vinyl formats, including color vinyl variants that were previously sold out. Shop here and enter discount code "nuclear":
Standouts of the '00s hardcore scene, The Number Twelve pushed the genre forward with a progressive, metallic style that was rife with emotion – originally released in 2005 on Eyeball Records, second album Nuclear. Sad. Nuclear. has been described by BrooklynVegan as "truly spastic stuff that bounces seamlessly between harsh OG screamo, jazzy guitar, shredding solos, growly death metal, early ’00s metalcore, and gorgeous clean passages."
After a long hiatus, the band reformed last year, playing a few key US shows, touring Europe with The Dillinger Escape Plan, and even bringing its noise to Russia for the first time ever. The new lineup consists of founding members Jesse Korman (vocals) and Alexis Pareja (guitar), with new recruits DJ Scully (bass) and Michael Kadnar (drums), both of Black Table, among other bands.
Founder/frontman Korman has this to say about the significance of Nuclear. Sad. Nuclear. and the upcoming tour in honor of the album's 12th anniversary: "This was our first full length album. This was my first time recording in front of numerous people which was terrifying. This was the first time we ever played an official CD release show, which was in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ and sold out. This was the first time I expressed real, true dark feelings about my life through a few songs. This was the first time I knew this band was going to be a big part of my life forever. Now, this is the first time we are playing the whole album from front to back since we created this 12 years ago. "
Drummer Kadnar adds: "Nuclear. Sad. Nuclear. was the first album I heard from the Number Twelve Looks Like You. I was immediately consumed by their unique style and songwriting. I've been a fan ever since and to now have the opportunity to play this record that has influenced my playing for so long is surreal. I'm really excited to share this 12-year anniversary with my bandmates and the fans."
The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Rolo Tomassi, Cryptodira:
Dec 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge
Dec 13 - Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
Dec 14 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
Dec 15 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
Dec 16 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Dec 17 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
Dec 18 - New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
Dec 19 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Dec 20 - Knoxville, TN @ Open Chord
Dec 21 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
Dec 22 - Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
Dec 23 - Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bazaar
Photo by Karen Jerzyk