Friday, May 27, 2011

Red Sparowes announce L.A. and San Diego dates, European tour this summer

Los Angeles epic, heavy quintet Red Sparowes have scheduled shows in L.A. and San Diego for late June and European festival dates for July. The band makes its first live appearances in nearly 8 months at Eagle Rock Center for the Arts on Friday, June 24th and The Casbah on Wednesday, June 29th. Colossal punk group Coliseum and heavy quartet Aeges (members of Pelican, Shift, 16, et al.) support both Southern California dates.

European festivals and a short run of headlining club dates follow in July. Red Sparowes join the massive Hultsfredsfestivalen in Sweden (featuring Morrissey, Primal Scream, Suede, The Prodigy, et al.) and Ilosaarirock Festival in Finland (w/ Aphex Twin, Iced Earth, Melt Banana, et al.) Please see below for details.

The band released its third full-length album, The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies The Answer in April 2010 via Sargent House in North America and Conspiracy Records in Europe. Check out an MP3 from the album, "Giving Birth To Imagined Saviors" posted HERE. Stream complete albums HERE

06/24  Los Angeles, CA @ Eagle Rock Center for the Arts **
06/29  San Diego, CA @ The Casbah **
07/12  Cologne, Germany @ Gebaude 9
07/13  Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang
07/15  Hultsfred, Sweden @ Hultsfredsfestivalen
07/17  Joensuu, Finland @ Ilosaarirock Festival
07/19  Dresden, Germany @ Beatpol ^
07/20  Vienna, Austria @ Szene ^
07/21  Budapest, Hungary @ A38 (venue TBA) ^

** with Coliseum, Aeges
^ with Mono

Artist: Red Sparowes
Album: The Fear is Excruciating, But Therein Lies the Answer
Label: Sargent House
Release Date: April 6, 2010

01. Truths Arise
02. In Illusions of Order
03. A Hail of Bombs
04. Giving Birth to Imagined Saviors (MP3)
05. A Swarm
06. In Every Mind
07. A Mutiny
08. As Each End Looms and Subsides

Hi-res photos, cover art and bio:

On the Web:

Members of Red Sparowes are available for interviews. For more information, please contact Cathy Pellow at or Dave Clifford at

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