Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Priests Debut EP Streaming w/ Pitchfork Advance, Drop Track w/ Rookie + Full N. American Tour!

“Modern Love/No Weapon” Unleashed w/ Rookie
+ Hear Full EP Stream w/ Pitchfork Advance

Hometown DC Show Launches Full Spring Tour on 6/2

Debut Bodies and Control and Money and Power EP
Out 6/3 via Don Giovanni/Sister Polygon

“ …a D.C. band making punk rock for the 21st century.” – NPR’s All Songs Considered

Photo credit: Matthew Pandolfe
Priests' powerful, frenetic sounds are the kind of music that's unafraid to look you in the eye & ask questions. Having previously unveiled Bodies and Control and Money and Power EP cut “Doctor,” which generated acclaim from the likes of BrooklynVeganBUSTStereogum, & SPIN, the quartet returns with the ripping maelstrom of “Modern Love/No Weapon.” “Modern Love/No Weapon” premiered with Rookie & fans can also get an early taste of the EP atPitchfork Advance, where it’s currently streaming in full thru June 2nd!
It's hard to look away or turn it down when this Washington, DC four-piece plays: their music is full of peculiar tension, relentless energy, and a kind of thoughtful rage indebted to both waking up down the street from the White House & the typical, anonymous frustrations of city living. Priests’ punk prowess rides that perfect line between sounds that are alienated & bizarre, with an undeniable pop-catchiness.
Released June 3 on Don Giovanni/Sister PolygonBodies and Control and Money and Power isn't a record for the faint of heart or hearing. This theory will continue to be tested as the band takes their fierce lyrics & stomping beats to all ages venues across the country this spring, kicking things off in their hometown of Washington DC:
Priests Tour Dates
6/2: Washington DC @ Black Cat
6/3: New York, NY @ ABC No Rio (early show)
6/3: New York, NY @ Cake Shop NYC (late show)
6/4: Montreal, QC @ Cabaret Playhouse
6/5: Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha
6/6: Detroit, MI @ Trumbullplex
6/7: Chicago, IL @ Animal Kingdom
6/8: Milwaukee, WI @ Locust Street Festival of Music and Art, 3:15pm
6/9: Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon Bar
6/10: Grand Forks, ND @ Ojata Records/DogMahal DogHaus
6/12: Missoula, MT @ Ole Beck VFW Post 209
6/13: Olympia, WA @ The Northern
6/14: Portland, OR @ Laughing Horse Books
6/15: Seattle, WA @ Black Lodge
6/18: Oakland, CA @ 1-2-3-4 Go! Records
6/19: San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
6/20: Los Angeles, CA @ pehrspace
6/21: San Diego, CA @ The Ché Café Collective
6/23: Phoenix, AZ @ The Trunk Space
6/25: Austin, TX @ The Mohawk (inside)
6/26: Houston, TX @ Walters Downtown
6/27: New Orleans, LA @ 2433 Onzaga St
6/28: Atlanta, GA @ WonderRoot
6/29: Raleigh, NC @ Nice Price Books and Records

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