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Bison b.c. Premieres New Song, "Two-Day Booze"

Vancouver's Bison b.c. is set to release their 3rd album, and 2nd with Metal Blade Records, "Dark Ages," on April 13th. Stereogum.com, in addition to sponsoring their current tour with High On Fire, will also be exclusively premiering the new Bison b.c. track, Two-Day Booze. You can hear the track now on Stereogum.com.

A bison is "a big, hairy, strong animal," says James Farwell, who plays guitar and sings for Bison b.c. That could as just as well describe the band, which rose from the ass-end of the continent in Vancouver, Canada, to utter its doomed, plaintive call, and tramples through the constellations on its four shaggy limbs (James, Dan And, Masa Anzai, and Brad Mackinnon). Ghostly, windswept prairies, the mythical haunts of native lore: it is all there. Self-described "Canadian dirtbags" and veterans of Vancouver's deep thrash and indie scenes, they are hitting their stride and offering up a new soundtrack for our last party before certain extinction. There is illness, abuse, apocalypse, and French horn.

"Dark Ages" was recorded by Jesse Gander, who also recorded Quiet Earth, at The Hive Creative Labs in Burnaby, British Columbia and was mastered by Alan Douches at West West Side Music.

Catch Bison b.c. on tour this spring at the following dates:

Apr. 03 Columbus, OH - Skully's Music Diner
Apr. 05 Morgantown, WV - 123 Pleasant Street
Apr. 06 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
Apr. 07 Cambridge, MA - The Middle East
Apr. 08 Milford, CT - Daniel Street
Apr. 09 New York City, NY - Gramercy Theater
Apr. 10 Baltimore, MD - Sonar
Apr. 11 Washington DC - Black Cat
Apr. 13 Charlotte, NC - Tremont Music Hall
Apr. 14 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
Apr. 15 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks
Apr. 16 Houston, TX - Walters On Washington
Apr. 17 Austin TX - Emo's
Apr. 18 Dallas, TX - The Loft
Apr. 20 Boulder, CO - Fox Theater
Apr. 22 Tempe AZ - The Clubhouse
Apr. 23 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey Theater
Apr. 24 Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar
Apr. 25 San Diego, CA - The Casbah
Apr. 27 Fresno, CA - Audies Olympic/Club Fred
Apr. 28 Santa Cruz, CA - Blue Lagoon
Apr. 30 Boise, ID - Neurolux Inc
May 01 Spokane, WA - The Boulevard
May 02 Bellingham, WA - The Nightclub
May 04 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey
May 05 Portland, OR - Dante's
May 07 Eureka, CA - Nocturnum
May 08 Oakland, CA - The Fox Theater

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