Posted in music | tour dates on January 5, 2012

Howlin Rain (photo by Fitz)
Howlin' Rain

A hearty welcome goes to The Russian Wilds, Howlin Rain's new LP due on Valentine's Day 2012 via American Recordings. Head to the band's site for a new track, "Phantom In The Valley", in exchange for your email address. Or just listen to it below along with the new album's trailer too.

The Russian Wilds will be on display when Howlin Rain hits the road for a string of US dates leading to SXSW which will include NYC twice: Mercury Lounge on 2/7 (tickets) and Brooklyn Bowl on 2/8 (tickets). All dates are listed below.

Both shows, and at least three more on the east coast, will feature "supergroup" Soldiers of Fortune, comprised of Brad Truax (Home), Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Superwolf) and Kid Millions (Oneida). They released a 12" via Mexican Summer. You can listen to the 8+ minute jam "Yes to Everything" below.

All tour dates and those songs, below...

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Soldiers of Fortune - Yes to Everything

Howlin' Rain - "Phantom In The Valley" (Official)

Howlin' Rain - The Russian Wilds Teaser Trailer (Official)

HOWLIN RAIN - 2012 TOUR DATES
Tue, 07 Feb New York, NY Mercury Lounge *
Wed, 08 Feb Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Bowl *
Thu, 09 Feb Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's *
Fri, 10 Feb Washington D.C., DC The Red Palace *
Sat, 11 Feb New Haven, CT Cafe Nine *
Tue, 14 Feb Santa Ana, CA Constellation Room
Wed, 15 Feb San Diego, CA The Casbah
Thu, 16 Feb Los Angeles, CA Echo & Echoplex
Fri, 17 Feb Santa Barbara, CA SOhO Restaurant and Music Club
Sat, 18 Feb San Francisco, CA The Independent
Tue, 21 Feb Arcata, CA Humboldt Brews
Thu, 23 Feb Vancouver, BC, CA Biltmore Cabaret
Fri, 24 Feb Seattle, WA Sunset Tavern
Sat, 25 Feb Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
Tue, 06 Mar Visalia, CA Cellar Door
Wed, 07 Mar San Luis Obispo, CA SLO Brewing Co.
Fri, 09 Mar Sacramento, CA Harlow's Restaurant and Nightclub
Sat, 10 Mar Reno, NV St. James Infirmary
Sun, 11 Mar Crystal Bay, NV Crystal Bay Casino
Mon, 12 Mar Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
Tue, 13 Mar Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
Thu, 15 Mar Austin, TX SXSW
Fri, 16 Mar Austin, TX SXSW
* w/ Solider of Fortune

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Comments (10)


great band

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 4:21 PM

Howling Beards rock!

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 6:40 PM

i love home! fuck, i miss that band.

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 6:49 PM

Bring back Comets on Fire!

Howlin' Rain rules too though

Posted by Sam | January 5, 2012 6:50 PM

I'd wondered what they were going to do with all the homeless people after gentrification set in.

Posted by Crosseyed Sniper | January 5, 2012 7:32 PM

Their Facebook says that Howling Rain now includes Isaiah Mitchell from EARTHLESS.

PREPARE TO HAVE YOUR FACE MELTED. Your beard will stay intact.

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 8:23 PM

Anything related to Earthless, Comets on Fire, and Drunkhorse is guaranteed to slay.

Isaiah is on the new album too btw.

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 8:28 PM

Not sure about the Latin breakdown in that song, but otherwise pretty stoked for the howlin rain album. But yeah, a Comets reunion would be nice. Thanks.

Posted by Anonymous | January 5, 2012 11:02 PM

I dig Howlin Rain but I feel that it lacks where Comets soared. Maybe that's just because I'm a huge Chasny fan. Btw, if you slept on the Rangda album, definitely check it out NOW! Chasny, Bishop and Corsano destroy together!!

Posted by Anonymous | January 6, 2012 9:46 AM

howlin rain

Posted by jordon | August 9, 2013 7:02 PM

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