Fuzz Rock Band Truckfighters Announces U.S. Tour
Örebro, Sweden "desert rock kings" Truckfighters have announced March U.S. tour dates. The highly respected trio - recently called "the best band that's ever existed" by Queens of Stoneage front man Josh Homme - will kick off a two week trek on March 1 in Charlotte, NC. The tour will hit Pittsburgh (March 2), Chicago (March 5), Austin (March 8), Raleigh (March 14), Philadelphia (March 16) and more before wrapping on March 17 in Brooklyn, NY.
In additional Truckfighter news, the band's critically acclaimed LP "Mania" will see its North American release on May 8, 2012 via NYC's Tee Pee Records. Available previously only as an import, the album contains the band's strongest recorded work to date and has been called "a distinct blend of fuzz and hard rock that generates a wall-like guitar sound".
Truckfighters U.S. tour dates are as follows:
March 1 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall
March 2 Pittsburgh, PA 31st Street Pub
March 3 Dayton, OH Blind Bob's
March 4 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme Bar
March 5 Chicago, IL Ultra Lounge
March 6 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone
March 7 New Orleans, LA Siberia
March 8 Austin, TX ND @ 501 Studios
March 9 Tulsa, OK Downtown Lounge
March 10 Texarkana, AR The Roadmap
March 11 Little Rock, AR Downtown Music
March 14 Raleigh, NC Pour House
March 15 Norfolk, VA Jewish Mother Backstage
March 16 Philadelphia, PA The Station
March 17 Brooklyn, NY Public Assembly
In advance of the tour and the stateside release of "Mania", TRUCKFIGHTERS have released a short trailer for the recently released documentary film "Truckfighters", produced by Swedish filmmakers Joerg Steineck and Christian Maciejewski. "Providing an uncommon insight into the double-tracked lifestyle of a young, determined (and in a way untypical) rock band," "Truckfighters" the documentary features the aforementioned Homme as well as friends and rockers Nick Oliveri (of Kyuss Lives!), Eddie Glas (of Nebula) and members of Graveyard, Witchcraft, Valient Thorr and more. Check out the Truckfighters trailer on the You-Tube video below. Also, the group released a single and video of "Con of Man" from their "Mania" LP. Check out both videos below.
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