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Chelsea Wolfe shares “Vex” ft. Aaron Turner (Isis/Sumac)

Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun

Chelsea Wolfe‘s anticipated new album Hiss Spun comes out September 22 via Sargent House and she’s just released a second single from it. The first, “16 Psyche,” was the closest she’d ever come to driving hard rock, and new single “Vex” is very different. It starts out as sort of a somber, atmospheric industrial-leaning song, like the middle ground between Garbage and Explosions in the Sky but with Chelsea’s gothy tone still intact. Then Isis/Old Man Gloom/Sumac vocalist Aaron Turner comes in for some harsh growls, changing the vibe up entirely. Like several other songs on the album, “Vex” also has guitar by Queens of the Stone Age’s Troy Van Leeuwen. It’s quite a unique song in Chelsea’s discography and proves she’s creating no boundaries for her sound on Hiss Spun. Listen below.

As mentioned, she’s touring with EBM duo Youth Code, including a NYC show on 10/17 at Irving Plaza (tickets). All dates are listed below.

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Chelsea Wolfe — 2017 Tour Dates
8/18 – Las Vegas, CA – Psycho Las Vegas
9/28 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
9/30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater
10/2 – San Diego, CA – Belly Up Tavern
10/3 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
10/4 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
10/6 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
10/7 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/8 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theatre
10/10 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In
10/11 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
10/13 – Chapel Hill, NC – Cat’s Cradle
10/14 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
10/15 – Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts
10/17 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
10/19 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
10/20 – Montreal QC – Le National
10/21 – Toronto, ON – The Opera House
10/22 – Detroit, MI – El Club
10/24 – Chicago, IL – Metro
10/25 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
10/27 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
10/28 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
10/30 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
10/31 – Vancouver, BC – Venue Nightclub
11/1 – Portland, OR – The Wonderland Ballroom
11/3 – Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades
11/4 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom

all dates (except Psycho Las Vegas) with Youth Code

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