MonstrO to release self-titled debut on September 6th

MonstrO announce a September 6th, 2011 release date for their self-titled debut release through Vagrant Records.

The Atlanta, Georgia-headquartered psychedelic hard rock band recorded MonstrO in just 14 days with Alice in Chains vocalist William DuVall in the producer’s seat.

Formed in 2009, MonstrO is guitarist Juan Montoya [ex-Torche], bassist Kyle Sanders [ex-Bloodsimple], drummer Bevan Davies [ex-Bloodsimple, Danzig], and vocalist and guitarist Charlie Suarez.

“We didn’t waste a moment (in the studio), and it worked like a band is supposed to work,” said Sanders. “The album gets spacey, dreamy, and tripped-out, and then it gets straight-up heavy. I want it to be some kind of escape for people and for them to walk away from it happy and feeling completed in some way.”

Fans can catch MonstrO live on tour this fall when they support Kyuss Lives! and The Sword on one of the most highly anticipated rock tours of the season. The tour begins in Toronto, Ontario on September 16 and includes stops in major cities across the U.S. before wrapping up in Pomona, California at the Fox Theater on October 8.

MonstrO on tour:
09/16 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
09/17 – Kitchener, ON @ Elements
09/18 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
09/20 – Boston, MA @ Palladium
09/21 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
09/23 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
09/24 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
09/25 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
09/26 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
09/28 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
09/29 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
10/01 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
10/02 – Dallas, TX @ Southside Music Hall
10/04 – Denver, CO @ Summit
10/05 – Santa Fe, NM @ Santa Fe Brewing Co. Patio
10/06 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee
10/07 – Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
10/08 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater
– all dates supporting Kyuss Lives!


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