"some music was meant to stay underground..."

New Dax Riggs Song Online For Free Download, Tour Dates Announces

Photo of Dax Riggs

Band Photo: Dax Riggs (?)

Today Spin.com premiered "No One Will Be A Stranger," the first MP3 off of the sophomore album from Dax Riggs, "Say Goodnight To The World." The song can be downloaded here. "Say Goodnight To The World" will be released August 3rd on Fat Possum Records and is currently available for pre-order on the label's website.

In addition to two previously announced shows this weekend in Louisiana, Riggs - formerly of deadboy & The Elephantmen and Acid Bath - is also now set to head out on a national headlining tour. Launching July 30th at Lochrann's in Frisco, TX, and wrapping up September 24th at Hal and Mal's in Jackson, MS, the tour includes two nights each at the Mercury Lounge in New York, NY, and Spaceland in Los Angeles, CA.

"Say Goodnight To The World" was recorded at Riggs' Austin, TX, home over two weeks in January. He co-produced the album with Robbie Lee (guitar and multi-instrumentalist; also of The Howling Hex, Baby Dee), with mixing by Eric Wofford (The Black Angels, Bill Callahan). Bandmates Charley Siess and Kevin Fitzsimmons handle drums and bass, respectively.

The tracklisting for "Say Goodnight To The World" is as follows:

1. Say Goodnight to the World
2. I Hear Satan
3. You Were Born to Be My Gallows
4. Gravedirt on My Blue Suede Shoes
5. Like Moonlight
6. No One Will Be a Stranger
7. Heartbreak Hotel
8. Sleeping With the Witch
9. Let Me Be Your Cigarette
10. See You All in Hell or New Orleans

Here are the latest Dax Riggs tour dates:

JUN. 25 BATON ROUGE, LA SPANISH MOON
JUN. 26 NEW ORLEANS, LA ONE EYED JACKS
JUL. 30 FRISCO, TX LOCHRANN'S
JUL. 31 LITTLE ROCK, AR JUANITA'S
AUG. 5 AUSTIN, TX THE MOHAWK
AUG. 6 HOUSTON, TX WALTER'S ON WASHINGTON
AUG. 7 NEW ORLEANS, LA ONE EYED JACKS
AUG. 9 BIRMINGHAM, AL BOTTLETREE
AUG. 10 ATLANTA, GA THE EARL
AUG. 11 CARRBORO, NC CAT'S CRADLE
AUG. 12 WASHINGTON, DC DC9
AUG. 14 NEW YORK, NY MERCURY LOUNGE
AUG. 15 NEW YORK, NY MERCURY LOUNGE
AUG. 18 CLEVELAND, OH GROG SHOP
AUG. 19 GRAND RAPIDS, MI THE INTERSECTION
AUG. 20 CHICAGO, IL EMPTY BOTTLE
AUG. 21 ST. LOUIS, MO THE OLD ROCK HOUSE
SEPT. 8 SAN DIEGO, CA CASBAH
SEPT. 9 LOS ANGELES, CA SPACELAND
SEPT. 10 LOS ANGELES, CA SPACELAND
SEPT. 11 SAN FRANCISCO, CA CAFÉ DU NORD
SEPT. 14 PORTLAND, OR DANTE'S
SEPT. 15 SEATTLE, WA THE SUNSET
SEPT. 18 MINNEAPOLIS, MN 7TH STREET ENTRY
SEPT. 21 DES MOINES, IA VAUDEVILLE MEWS
SEPT. 22 COLUMBIA, MO MOJO'S
SEPT. 23 OXFORD, MS PROUD LARRY'S
SEPT. 24 JACKSON, MS HAL & MAL'S

What's Next?

Please share this article if you found it interesting.

You can get related band news and info in the sidebar and on the respective band pages.


5 Comments on "New Dax Riggs Song Online For Free Download"

Post your comments and discuss the article below! (no login required)

Anonymous Reader
1. Zontar The Munificent writes:

DAX RIGGS has one of the best voices in rock.

# Jun 25, 2010 @ 12:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
deathbringer's avatar

Founder, owner & programmer

2. deathbringer writes:

I like it. Not very heavy, but I like his voice and the interesting style.

# Jun 25, 2010 @ 2:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Southern_Bastard's avatar

Member

3. Southern_Bastard writes:

It's gooood....

# Jun 25, 2010 @ 3:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
brandedcfh420's avatar

Member

4. brandedcfh420 writes:

Almost sounds like Syd Barret!!

# Jun 25, 2010 @ 3:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
deathbringer's avatar

Founder, owner & programmer

5. deathbringer writes:

It really feels like a lighter Acid Bath to me with his style of singing. Looking forward to picking up the new album.

# Jun 25, 2010 @ 5:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

To minimize comment spam/abuse, you cannot post comments on articles over a month old. Please check the sidebar to the right or the related band pages for recent related news articles.