Check out another track from Minus The Bear's forthcoming album Infinity Overhead dropping this month on the 28th via Dangerbird Records in the US and Big Scary Monsters Recording in the UK this September. Peep the lead track "Steel and Blood" below courtesy of Big Scary Monsters. And if you haven't heard the band's previous single "Diamond Lightning" you can peep that here.
Good news everyone! Seattle rockers, Minus The Bear are set to make their triumphant return with the upcoming release of their 5th LP Infinity Overhead on August 28st. Earlier this week the band launched their pre-order for the new album which included an instant download of their newest cut "Diamond Lightning", which was featured on the album's teaser trailer. You can check out the new tune below, which is reminiscent to band's earlier sound from the Menos el Oso era.
But thats not all folks! In addition to announcing the pre-order of the new album, the band also announced their upcoming 45 date Infinity Overhead Tour in which they will be hitting the road this Fall for a coast-to-coast tour of the U.S. with support from Cursive, as well as Caspian opening the first leg and female-fronted indie rockers Girl In A Coma taking over duties for the second leg.
You can peep all the tour dates after the jump and then head on over to the band's website to grab your tickets which also include a free tour EP with one song from each band in the lineup. The EP also includes another song from the upcoming album Infinity Overhead, "Lonely Gun". So boom! There you go, pre-order the album get one track instantly, check them out live and get a second track from the new album as well plus an awesome live show.
September 10 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory September 11 - Missoula, MT @ Top Hat Lounge & Casino September 13 - Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater * September 14 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave * September 15 - Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest September 16 - Iowa City, IA @ The Blue Moose Tap House * September 17 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue Theatre * September 18 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection * September 19 - Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop * September 20 - Rochester, NY @ Water Street Music Hall * September 21 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE * September 22 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater September 23 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom * September 25 - Washington, DC @ The Fillmore * September 26 - Clifton Park, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall * September 27 - Boston, MA @ Royale Night Club * September 28 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory * September 29 - New York, NY @ Best Buy Theatre * September 30 - Richmond, VA @ The National * October 1 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theater * October 21 - Gainesville, FL @ Florida Theatre ** October 22 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution ** October 23 - Orlando, FL @ Beacham Theater ** October 24 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse ** October 25 - Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom ** October 26 - St. Louis, MO @ Plush ** October 27 - Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club ** October 28 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown ** October 29 - Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note ** October 30 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain's ** November 1 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live ** November 2 - Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest November 3 - Dallas, TX @ House of Blues ** November 4 - Lubbock, TX @ Jake's ** November 5 - Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall ** November 6 - Salt Lake City, UH @ The Depot ** November 7 - Las Vegas, NV @ Fremont Country Club ** November 8 - Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee ** November 9 - Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia ** November 10 - Pomona, CA @ Glass House ** November 11 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues ** November 13 - San Francisco, CA @ Regency Ballroom ** November 14 - Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades ** November 16 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom ** November 17 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox at the Market **
* with Cursive and Caspian ** with Cursive and Girl In A Coma
Why don't we just name it Free Goodies Friday, 'cos today has been a pretty damn good day on the musical gift front. Up for your download and listening pleasure is the new EP from Minus The Bear titled Hold Me Down.The EP features some live performances of of "My Time," "Into The Mirror," and "Hold Me Down," which were recorded at Dangerbird Studios. Not forgetting of course the EP's title track, "Hold Me Down".
Enjoy the download and if you want to pick up a copy of their last full length studio release Omni just jump on over here. Looking forward to the weekend? You should be 'cos it's Friday, Friday...
Here's a fresh new live studio session EP by Minus The Bear presented by MySpace as part of their Transmissions series. This EP includes 2 of their older tracks, Pachuca Sunrise and Knights, and 3 jams off their newest album OMNI (My Time, Into The Mirror, Hold Me Down.) You can grab the download below and watch their performance here.
A while back we had posted, what we assumed was the official video for Minus The Bear's single "My Time" but how wrong we were (Sorry!) But this time we got the right video for the single for you to enjoy. MTB's newest album OMNI is in stores now and you can take a listen to it here.
ORDER UP and Happy Easter! It's another helping of the Sunday Pickup here at SKoA. With their upcoming album OMNI getting ready to release next month, we thought it would be nice to hit you guys with some rare stuff from Minus The Bear. So this weeks pickup features the instrumental version of the band's previous awesome effort, Planet of Ice. Remember to keep checking back each week (and each day for news) for another Sunday Pickup!