January 08, 2008 08:43:41 GMT
The Black Crowes will soon release their first album in 7 years and for that they have prepared a set of dates that will showcase the entire album.
The Black Crowes will try out their new album, 'Warpaint', in a series of one-off gigs in U.S. The rock band which is fronted by Chris Robinson, also revealed that they will play several songs from their back catalog and "select surprises".
The 8-dates jaunt will kick off March 2 in New Jersey and visit other cities like New York, Boston, Chicago, San Fransisco and Los Angeles before heading to Australia and Europe. The trek in U.S. includes a March 15 gig in Austin, Texas which is part of South by Southwest festival (SxSW).
At SxSW, the band will join the already announced R.E.M. and several other acts which has just been unveiled such as My Morning Jacket, The Black Keys, Bun B, Tech N9ne, Robyn and many more.
'Warpaint' is the first album from the band in 7 years and also the first with newly recruited guitarist Luther Dickerson, formerly of the North Mississippi Allstars, and keyboardist Adam MacDougall. The album which lead single is 'Goodbye Daughters of the Revolution' will be released on March 4.