THE PIXIES @ Pasadena Daydream Festival Saturday August 31st 2019

                                      All photos taken in Pasadena CA by Alexander Laurence 
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Joy Formidable @ Pasadena Daydream Festival Saturday August 31st 2019

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TEMPLES @ Manchester Psych Fest Friday August 30th 2019

                                           All photos taken in Manchester by BEV DAVIES
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COURTNEY BARNETT @ Manchester Psych Fest Friday August 30th 2019

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Manchester Psych Fest 2019 Friday August 30th 2019

Sam Evian // MaidaVale // Donna Leake //

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Tool Releases Fear Inoculum; Announce North American Tour   ​




“Tool’s Fear Inoculum is a masterpiece to be dissected for years to come.” – Revolver

“absolutely gobsmacking” - Kerrang

Fear Inoculum is a beast of an album” – Consequence of Sound

“A languid and blissful work.” 5 Stars - NME

“TOOL’s Fear Inoculum is a transcendent return” - SPIN
Photo credit: Travis Shinn
 Aug. 30, 2019, LOS ANGELES – Fear Inoculum, TOOL’s fifth studio album and 2019’s most anticipated release, is available now. Listen here: http://smarturl.it/TOOLFIa.

The news arrives as the band announces a six-week North American tour, launching the trek on Oct. 13 at the Aftershock Festival. Tickets are on-sale Sept. 6 at 10 am local time, with a limited number of tickets will be available to Tool Army members on Sept. 4. Tool Army information, as well as VIP package details, can be found via Toolband.com.

October 13 Sacramento, CA Aftershock Festival
October 15 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
October 18 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
October 20 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
October 21 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
October 23 Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena
October 25 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
October 27 Houston, TX Toyota Center
October 29 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
October 31 Milwaukee, WI Fiserv Forum
November 2 Indianapolis, IN Banker’s Life Fieldhouse
November 3 Chicago, IL United Center
November 5 Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena
November 6 Cleveland, OH Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
November 8 Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
November 9 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
November 11 Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
November 12 Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
November 14 Boston, MA TD Garden
November 16 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
November 18 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
November 19 Brooklyn, NY Barclay’s Center
November 21 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino Arena
November 22 Atlantic City, NJ Boardwalk Hall
November 24 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
November 25 Washington, DC Capitol One Arena

Fear Inoculum’s release caps off over a decade of speculation and anticipation, with confirmation of the release arriving in May as the band flashed “August 30” from the stage as they performed two new songs: “Descending” and “Invincible.”

As August arrived, TOOL released their back catalog via digital service providers, seeing OpiateUndertowÆnimaLateralus and 10,000 Days rack up in excess of 20 million streams in the subsequent 48 hours and occupy the top five spots on iTunes’ Top 10 Album Charts. 23 years after its initial release, Ænima re-entered Billboard’s Top 200, arriving at #10, with Lateralus (#16), 10,000 Days (#18) and Undertow (#19) landing in the Top 20. TOOL’s debut release, 1992’s Opiate EP, made its Billboard chart premiere, arrived at #59. The band also broke records that week: taking four of the top five spots on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums chart (the first act to achieve that feat upon digital release) and claiming 15 (of 25) spots on Billboard’s Rock Digital Song Sales chart.

The title track arrived as details surrounding the collection surfaced, including a limited-edition CD version of Fear Inoculum. The collectible offering, which was conceived by and directed by Adam Jones, features a 4” HD rechargeable screen with exclusive video footage, charging cable, 2 watt speaker, a 36-page booklet and a digital download card. A list of retailers who have remaining stock of the groundbreaking package can be found here: http://smarturl.it/TOOLFIa. A vinyl release will be announced soon.

TOOL formed in 1990, releasing four multi-platinum studio albums: Undertow (1993), Ænima (1996), Lateralus (2001) and 10,000 Days (2006); two EPs: 72826 (1991) and Opiate (1992) and the limited-edition boxset Salival (2000). The band has won three GRAMMY Awards®: Best Metal Performance (1998, “Ænima”), Best Metal Performance (2002, “Schism”) and Best Recording Package (2007, 10,000 Days). TOOL is Danny Carey (drums), Justin Chancellor (bass), Adam Jones (guitar) and Maynard James Keenan (vocals).
Fear Inoculum cover

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Tour Of Europe, UK, Australia and US Dates Begins Sept. 1st
August 30, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) – Today, THE FLAMING LIPS release a brand new video for the track “Giant Baby” from the universally acclaimed Warner Records album King’s Mouth: Music And Songs.  The video was filmed in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, directed by Wayne Coyne and features a cameo by their long-time friend Fred Armisen. “Giant Baby” is perhaps the most lyrically poignant and personal song from the album but visually, the Lips still convey raw emotion in the most vivid and surreal way imaginable. Click HERE to view and share.

King’s Mouth: Music And Songs, which features narration from Mick Jones of The Clash,also serves as a soundtrack for Wayne Coyne’s immersive art installation of the same name. King’s Mouth: Immerse Heap Trip Fantasy Experience tells the story of the King’s Mouth through words and visuals by Coyne, adds yet another dimension to the project, which ranks among the band’s most ambitious thus far. About the vision, Coyne wrote, “The King’s Mouth immersive/child-like qualities are born from the same spark and womb as The Flaming Lips’ live performances. The King’s Mouth adventure was made for humans of all sizes, ages, cultures, and religions.” Click HERE to view and share the making of the KING’S MOUTH Part 1.HERE for Part 2. HERE for Part 3, and Part 4 HERE.

King’s Mouth: Music And Songs continues to dazzle the media:
“If there’s been one consistent in The Flaming Lips’ careening four-decade evolution, it’s that Wayne Coyne loves to tell a good story. KING’S MOUTH reminds us that Coyne can draw poignancy and pathos from the strangest sources.” – Pitchfork

“Climb inside KING’S MOUTH, the band’s kaleidoscopic new record. The Flaming Lips remain remarkably ageless and endlessly creative.”– NPR

KINGS MOUTH will blow your mind. The new album by The Flaming Lips is a head trip – literally. The ever-evolving, mind-blowing alt-rockers have somehow upped their game. This is THE LIPS, after all.” – Associated Press

Click HERE to purchase King’s Mouth: Music And Songs.

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sep 01            Prato, ITL                                Piazza Duomo
Sep 05            Edinburgh, UK                         Usher Hall
Sep 06            Manchester, UK                       Manchester Academy
Sep 07            London, UK                             O2 Brixton Academy
Sep 13            Chicago, IL                              Riot Fest Chicago
Sep 20            Louisville, KY                           Bourbon and Beyond Festival
Sep 28            Brisbane, AU                           Fortitude Music Hall
Sep 30            Sydney, AU                             Sydney Opera House
Oct 01             Sydney, AU                             Sydney Opera House
Oct 03-04        Melbourne, AU                       Melbourne International Arts Festival
Oct 10-13        Lake Perris, CA                      Desert Daze
Nov 08            Austin, TX                               Levitation – Stubb’s BBQ
Dec 07            Cholula, Puebla, MX               Festival Cantina
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