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Awolnation unveils release date, tour for third studio LP


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AWOLNation has announced the release of its third studio album, titled Here Come The Runts. The LP will arrive on February 2nd, 2018, and has been preceded by the first single, “Passion,” which is currently Number 14 on the Modern Rock radio charts. A second tune called “Seven Sticks Of Dynamite” is now streaming online as well.

Here Come The Runts will follow up 2015’s Run, which featured the chart-topping “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)” as well as the Top 10 tracks “I Am” and “Woman Woman.” The band’s 2011 debut, Megalithic Symphony, contained the Top Five alternative hit “Sail.”

  • AWOLNation main man Aaron Bruno said about the new disc, “With this record I really wanted to make a rock ‘n’ roll/pop album. And I say ‘pop’ how I grew up listening to it, in the sense of Dire Straits or Born In The U.S.A or The Cars or Tom Petty.”
  • Bruno wrote and recorded the album over the course of the past year at his home studio near the Pacific Ocean.
  • AWOLNation will begin an extensive North American tour in support of Here Come The Runts on February 11th in Toronto, with the trek winding down in mid-March. Confirmed dates are (subject to change):
    February 11 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
    February 13 – Detroit, MI – Fillmore
    February 14 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
    February 16 – Columbus, OH – Express Live!
    February 17 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
    February 18 – Rochester, NY – Roc Dome Arena
    February 20 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
    February 22 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
    February 23 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
    February 24 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
    February 25 – Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
    February 27 – Atlanta, GA – The Tabernacle
    March 1 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
    March 2 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre
    March 3 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
    March 4 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre
    March 6 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
    March 7 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
    March 9 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
    March 11 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
    March 13 – Oakland, CA – The Fox Theater
    March 16 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern


CHECK IT OUT: Listen to AWOLNation’s “Seven Sticks Of Dynamite”

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