Ume to Tour With Helmet + The Toadies
Mon, 21 May 2012 14:27:07
UME, one of our fave bands that we need you to check out, will hit the road on a second tour this summer, the previously announced co-headline tour with The Life and Times in June and the newly revealed tour with Helmet and The Toadies.
Backstory: Hailing from Austin, Texas, Ume is Lauren Larson (Vocals, Guitar), Eric Larson (Bass), and Rachel Fuhrer (drums). The trio's music is one of beautiful juxtapositions: the loud and soft, the aggressive and eerie, buoyant melodies bursting through wall-of-noise dissonance. UME explore the artier, heavier side of indie rock, post-punk, and alternative rock.
With Phantoms, their full-length album released last August by Modern Outsider Records, Ume harnessed their carefully crafted chaos into ten tracks, capturing the unhinged passion and raw catharsis of their live shows while pushing their ever-evolving sound to impressive new heights. Like a bridge between Black Sabbath and Bat For Lashes, the LP is heavy, anthemic, beautiful and mesmerizing.
Listen to "Phantoms" below:
2nd-3rd Houston, TX Free Press Houston Summerfest
8th Austin, TX Red 7
11th Phoenix, AZ The Rhythm Room
12th Los Angeles, CA The Satellite
13th San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
15th Portland, OR Bunk Bar
16th Seattle, WA Barboza
18th Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
19th Denver, CO The Walnut Room
15th Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Festival
21st Pensacola Beach, FL Capt'n Fun Beach Club
22nd New Orleans, LA Tipitina's
24th Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
25th Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution
26th St. Petersburg, FL State Theatre
27th Orlando, FL House of Blues
28th Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
29th Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
31st Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
1st Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
2nd New York, NY Webster Hall
3rd Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
4th Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
5th Lansing, MI Michigan Rock N Brew @ Adado
7th Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
8th Pontiac, MI The Crofoot Ballroom
9th Chicago, IL House Of Blues
10th Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
11th Sauget, IL Pop's
12th Kansas City, MO The Beaumount Club
* Co-headlining dates with The Life and Times.
^ all dates with Helmet and The Toadies except July 15th
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