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Garbage: Club U.S. Tour To Preview New Album

Garbage is back and doing a club tour across the United States starting April 9 in Los Angeles. Garbage is the Wisconsin-born band that features Steve Marker, Duke Erickson, Butch Vig and lead singer Shirley Manson to support the long-awaited album, “Not Your Kind of People.”

The first single off of the new album, “Blood for Poppies” is currently able to be heard on the band’s website as well as the music video for the song. “The song is meant to feel sort of like an abstract dream,” Manson explains about the single on the group’s website.

“The inspiration came from a story I had read in The Los Angeles Times about the opium trade and also from watching the documentary ‘Restrepo.’ It’s not literal in any sense whatsoever but it’s a song about disorientation and delusion and the human struggle to stay sane in the face of insanity.”

The tour will begin on April 9 & 10 at the El Rey Theatre and then the tour will begin moving east as the band prepares for the summer European tour. The European tour will begin on May 9 and end on May 22 in Paris, France then return back to the U.S. and then head out again to Europe in June.

Garbage 2012 Tour

April 2012
9, 10 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
14 – Las Vegas, NV – Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms
16 – Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre
17 – Phoenix, AZ – The Marquee Theater
20 – Houston, TX – House of Blues Houston
21 – Austin, TX – La Zona Rosa
22 – Dallas, TX – Edgefest
24 – Aspen, CO – Belly Up Aspen
25 – Denver, CO – The Ogden Theatre
27 – Salt Lake City, UT – In the Venue

May 2012
9 – London, United Kingdom – Troxy
11 – St. Petersburg, Russia – Jubilenyi Hall
12 – Moscow, Russia – Crocus City Hall
16 – Paris, France – Theatre Olympia
22 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
23 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
25 – Atlantic City, NJ – House of Blues
26 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
28 – Toronto, Ontario – Phoenix Concert Theatre

June 2012
16 – Hultsfred, Sweden – Hultsfred Festival
17 – Aarhus, Denmark – Northside Festival
22 – Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany – Southside Festival
23 – Scheebel, Germany – Hurricane Festival
24 – Paris, France – Solidays Festival
28 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
29 – Arras, France – La Citadelle

July 2012
6 – Bucharest, Romania – B’est Fest
14 – Bilbao, Spain – Bilbao BBK
19 – Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal – Mares Vivas Festival

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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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