June 30, 2017 at 12:12 am #1093692RoboticEmpireJoin Date: Jul 2010
Thanks for everyone’s patience with the Peasant pre-orders. Lot’s going on over here, many things to juggle and only 2 hands. I’m going to keep this short and sweet so let’s get into it!
Before THOU released their 2014 Gambit Big Easy Award winning, Summit, they spent the spring of 2008 rushing to complete their second full-length, Peasant, in time for a month and a half trek across the United States. This record would be their last true album to abandon melody for the self indulgent, “Southern” styled riffing that had most of their early fans saying, “I thought you’d be bigger with more tattoos and beards.”
Originally released on vinyl by Level Plane Records, this edition has been remastered by Adam Tucker (Signature Tone Recording) and housed in a tip-on style gatefold jacket with 180gram black vinyl and a 20 page booklet. This double LP also offers the complete version, including the CD-only tracks from the To Carry a Stone EP (released in 2008 by Noxious Noize) as well as bonus tracks from the Malfeasance/Retribution EP (released in 2008 on Feast of Tentacles and Rimbaud) and an unreleased cover of “Aneurysm.”
There are a limited number of copies that include a 9×3 screen printed cloth patch. These are only available through Robotic Empire and the band on tour. Thou will have their copies of Peasant starting on July 16th.
In addition to the re-issue we’ve printed up some fancy new T-shirts just for the Peasant release. I have to say, I’ve been waiting a long time to print this shirt, one of my favorite images and I hope you guys like it too. Printed on Bella Canvas shirts, made in the USA, there are sizes from Youth Large to Extra Large.
I’m expecting to have the Peasant albums in hand around the second week of July. Once those arrive I’ll be packing and shipping ASAP. Official release date is July 28th.
Please be sure to get out and see these guys play! Full tour date listing below.
06.29.17 – Portland at Space Gallery (538 Congress Street) at seven-thirty with Nycterent
06.30.17 – Boston at Once (156 Highland Avenue) at eight pm with Ascend/Descend – UNDER 18 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
07.01.17 – Providence (MATINEE WITHOUT FALSE) at Aurora (276 Westminster Street) at noon
07.01.17 – Albany at Upstate Concert Hall (1208 NY-146) at seven pm – UNDER 16 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
07.02.17 – Grand Rapids at Pyramid Scheme (68 Commerce Avenue SW) at seven pm with The Glass Path
07.03.17 – Chicago at Subterranean (2011 W North Avenue) at four-thirty pm with TALsounds
07.04.17 – Minneapolis (ALL AGES MATINEE WITHOUT FALSE) at Disgraceland with Without
07.04.17 – Minneapolis at Triple Rock (629 Ceder Avenue) at eight pm with Without
07.05.17 – Des Moines (ALL AGES MATINEE WITHOUT FALSE) at Vaudeville Mews (212 4th Street) at five pm with Closet Witch
07.05.17 – Des Moines at Vaudeville Mews (212 4th Street) at nine-thirty pm with Without
07.06.17 – Denver at Hi Dive (7 S. Broadway) at seven pm with Primitive Man
07.07.17 – Denver (ALL AGES MATINEE WITHOUT FALSE) at Mutiny Info Cafe (2 S. Broadway) at one pm with Full Bore
07.07.17 – Colorado Springs at Triple Nickel (26 S. Wahsatch Avenue) at seven pm with Alone
07.08.17 – Boise at Wastelander Studios (1315 W Washington Street) at six-thirty pm
07.09.17 – Seattle at Highline (210 Broadway Avenue E) at nine pm with Great Falls
07.10.17 – Tacoma at Real Art (5412 S. Tacoma Way) at seven pm with Criminal Code
07.11.17 – Portland at Bossanova (720 SE Hawthorne Boulevard) at six pm
07.12.17 – Salem at Salem Tattoo (110 Commercial Street NE) at six pm with Hell
07.13.17 – Eureka at Vets Hall (1018 H Street) at six pm
07.14.17 – Santa Cruz at The Catalyst (1011 Pacific Avenue) at eight pm
07.15.17 – Oakland at The Metro (630 3rd Street) at seven pm with Negative Standards
07.16.17 – Los Angeles at Echoplex (1822 Sunset Boulevard) at eight pm with Graf Orlock
07.17.17 – Orange County at Chain Reaction (1652 Lincoln Avenue) at seven pm with Moxie Beat
07.18.17 – Phoenix at Rebel Lounge (2303 East Indian School Road) at seven-thirty pm with Woundvac
07.19.17 – Albuquerque at Moonlight Lounge (618 Central Avenue SW) at seven pm with Cognizant
07.20.17 – Dallas at Three Links (2704 Elm Street) at seven pm with Cognizant
07.21.17 – Austin at Lost Well (2421 Webberville Road) at eight pm with Communion
07.22.17 – New Orleans at First Unitarian Universalist Church (2903 Jefferson Avenue) at six pm with Silver Godling
All of these shows are ALL AGES except for Denver and Minneapolis, which they’ve added all ages matinees to compensate for.
Thanks everyone! Your support is always amazing and always appreciated!
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