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In the laundry list of genre labels thrown at Cursive, "folk" and "metal" are two that don't crop up very often.

But for the second time in the band's career, those are the unusual sounds Tim Kasher and co. are trying to create while writing the band's sixth full-length record.

"We joked a lot on Happy Hollow about how we were trying to do a new brand of folk metal, but it didn't turn out," Kasher said. "It was brought up at practice the other day that maybe this is getting closer to folk metal. Like, I say that, and it's not going to sound anything like folk metal." [the Maneater]

Cursive now officialy have four NYC shows coming up.

JAN. 18 @ UNION HALL (SOLD OUT)
JAN. 19 @ MERCURY LOUNGE (SOLD OUT)
MAR. 09 @ MUSIC HALL of WILLIAMSBURG (tix)
MAR. 10 @ BOWERY BALLROOM (tix on sale Friday @ noon)

All dates below...

Cursive - 2009 Tour Dates
JAN. 14 MINNEAPOLIS, MN TRIPLE ROCK
JAN. 15 MARQUETTE, MI N. MICHIGAN U.
JAN. 16 CHICAGO, IL SCHUBA'S TAVERN (SOLD-OUT)
JAN. 17 CLEVELAND, OH GROG SHOP
JAN. 18 BROOKLYN, NY UNION HALL (SOLD-OUT)
JAN. 19 NEW YORK, NY MERCURY LOUNGE (SOLD-OUT)
JAN. 20 PHILADELPHIA, PA THE BARBARY (SOLD-OUT)
JAN. 21 COLUMBUS, OH THE SUMMIT
JAN. 22 COLUMBIA, MO MOJO
JAN. 23 OMAHA, NE SLOWDOWN
JAN. 24 OMAHA, NE SLOWDOWN
MAR. 9 BROOKLYN, NY MUSIC HALL of WILLIAMSBURG
MAR. 10 NEW YORK, NY BOWERY BALLROOM
MAR. 13 LOS ANGELES, CA THE TROUBADOUR
MAR. 14 SAN DIEGO, CA THE CASBAH
MAR. 15 PHOENIX, AZ RHYTHM ROOM
MAR. 16 ALBUQUERQUE, NM THE LAUNCHPAD

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Comments (7)

boyz to men will be busy the night of march 10, sorry. but they will be attending the mar 9th show. INSANE!

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2009 3:33 PM

and where might I find that oversized arcade game?

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2009 7:08 PM

Columbia, Missouri: Lawrence, Kansas for meth dealers

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2009 7:12 PM

the oversized arcade game is in omaha

Posted by Anonymous | January 12, 2009 9:04 PM

i'll bet that place has an old Robotron 2084 machine stashed away in the back somewhere.

Posted by Jonesboogie, Rawkansas | January 12, 2009 9:28 PM

horribly underrated band and songwriter

Posted by Anonymous | January 13, 2009 6:34 AM

yeah, the oversized arcade game is the family fun center in Omaha.
they also have a giant sign that just says "FUN".

Posted by Anonymous | January 14, 2009 3:53 AM

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