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Badly Drawn Boy Touring North America Next Month

BADLY DRAWN BOY, aka Damon Gough, is giving away album track "This Electric" along with the remixes by Beats For Beginners and El Diablo's Social Club for the price of an email. Badly Drawn Boy is touring North America next month.
The two-week run will kick off in Boston on December 1st and wraps up with a two-night stand at Los Angeles’ Troubadour. Full tour dates are listed below. Penning the soundtrack to last year’s Caroline Aherne film The Fattest Man in Britain sparked a period of unprecedented creativity for Gough, resulting in a wealth of great new songs. Gough decided the best way to capture this surge, and give the songs the exposure they deserved was to release a trilogy of albums. The trilogy is called ‘It’s What I’m Thinking’ and ‘Part 1 – Photographing Snowflakes’ is in stores now. Watch the video for "Too Many Miracles."
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TOUR DATES:
12/01 -Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
12/03 - New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
12/04 - New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
12/05 - Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere
12/07 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
12/08 - Toronto, ONT - The Great Hall
12/10 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
12/12 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
12/13 - Seattle, WA - Triple Door
12/14 - San Francisco, CA - Swedish American Hall
12/15 - Los Angeles, CA  - The Troubadour

12/16 - Los Angeles, CA - The Troubadour

The Sword Reveal Album Art, Plan Video Trilogy, and Open for Ozzy

Austin, TX’s metal luminaries The Sword are kicking it into high gear as the release of their highly anticipated third full-length Warp Riders (August 24th; Kemado Records) rapidly approaches.  The band has finally revealed the album’s artwork and will be releasing additional visual companions in the form of an upcoming picture disc and an epic video trilogy.

With a narrative arc that the band describes as “a psychedelic space opera that explores the temporal themes of death and rebirth,” it’s only fitting that the record’s cover art is equally mind melting.  Paying homage to authors that inspired the album’s lyrics, artist Dan McPharlin created an image in the tradition of classic science fiction book covers.  The Sword will also release a limited edition hexagon-shaped picture disc 12 inch single for “(The Night Sky Cried) Tears of Fire.”

Fans that are eagerly awaiting to hear the new material will have their thirst quenched on July 6th, when first single “Tres Brujas” will be let loose online.  The track is also the first part of a video trilogy helmed by former Sword collaborators Artificial Army, which will launch in August.  The second and third chapters of the saga will be for “Lawless Lands” and “Night City.”

The guys will also have the honor of being the sole opener for Ozzy Osbourne at the iTunes Roundhouse Festival in London on July 3rd.  Their set will be recorded and available on iTunes in early July.