Papa Roach, coming down to us in January 2018.
Today, U.S. alt-rockers Papa Roach have locked in their first ever headline shows on Australian soil. All going down in January 2018 for (oddly) just two shows – one in Melbourne and the other in Sydney – Jacoby Shaddix and co. will be performing in support of their ninth studio album, this year’s ‘Crooked Teeth‘. (House vs. Hurricane did it better, just sayin’).
Despite the band’s 24-year lifespan, Papa Roach has actually only performed twice on Australian shores in the past; once back in 2002 as support for Red Hot Chili Peppers and returned 13 years again for Soundwave 2015.
Commenting all the way from Europe while they were on tour, Shaddix (who is now back on top of his vocal game after having surgery) said:
“this is the first time we have been able to bring our show to the people of Australia. We know that Aussies are some of the best fans in the world and we have not been able to tour there as much as we had hoped but our label Sony convinced us that we had to come over and start the process to build our base and we are more than ready for the challenge. The internet has been a great tool and our fans are still finding us through youtube and now Spotify helping us regenerate our audience after nearly 20 years as a band. Our streaming numbers are pretty undeniable and they are growing rapidly.”
Tickets for Papa Roach’s 2018 tour go on sale Wednesday, October 11th. Check out the lead single from ‘Crooked Teeth‘, ‘Help‘, below:
CROOKED TEETH AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES, presented in association with JB Hi-Fi. Tickets & more information available from:
WEDNESDAY 24 JANUARY 2018 – METRO THEATRE, SYDNEY
Tickets available from – http://www.metrotheatre.com.au/events/metro
(JB HI-FI presenting? Is that…is that a common thing that happens nowadays?)