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Holy Sons touring w/ Stephen Malkmus (whose new album is not called LA Guns)

Emil Amos with Grails at KF in April (more by BBG)
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Holy Sons, aka Emil Amos of Om/Grails, will support Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks on part of their upcoming jaunt across the East Coast/Mid-West, including at Terminal 5 on 9/26. Tickets for the NYC show are still available. All dates are below.

Holy Sons have a spankin’ new website, “including extensive archives (audio, video, artwork)” available for stream/download. Check it out.

Meawhile, Amos is also preparing for a tour with Grails in early September, including a date at the awesome MusicFestNW with bands varying from Archers of Loaf to Neurosis. Tickets are still available.

Malkmus will play two acoustic in-stores on 8/25, at Academy Records in Brooklyn at 6 PM, and at Other Music in Manhattan at 9 PM.

In related news (if you want to call it that),

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks‘ new album (out August 23) is called Mirror Traffic, but, according to a recently posted e-mail exchange, it was originally going to be called L.A. Guns (at the suggestion of former Silver Jews front man David Berman). However, Malkmus’s lawyers nixed the title when they learned of the existence of a band with the same name. After reviewing the case of Pump, Inc. v. Collins Management, Inc., in which “an obscure group called Pump unsuccessfully sued Aerosmith for putting out their album Pump”… [NY Mag]

The full email exchange is at David Berman’s website.

And remember how Fred Armisen is a fan of Holy Sons? Fred further confirms that fact in a video you can watch, with all tour dates, below…


Fred Armisen loves Holy Sons

A Chapter Must Be Closed >> Holy Sons from The Fact Facer on Vimeo.

GRAILS – 2011 TOUR DATES
Sat-Sep-03 San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop
Sun-Sep-04 Costa Mesa, CA Detroit Bar
Mon-Sep-05 San Diego, CA Soda Bar
Thu-Sep-08 Vancouver, BC Media Club
Fri-Sep-09 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
Sat-Sep-10 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre / MusicFestNW


STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS, HOLY SONS – 2011 TOUR DATES
Tue-Sep-20 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
Wed-Sep-21 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
Thu-Sep-22 Ottawa, ON Ritual
Fri-Sep-23 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre
Sat-Sep-24 Boston, MA Royale
Mon-Sep-26 New York, NY Terminal 5
Wed-Sep-28 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
Thu-Sep-29 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live
Fri-Sep-30 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater
Sat-Oct-01 Saxapahaw, NC The Haw River Ballroom
Sun-Oct-02 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Tue-Oct-04 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
Wed-Oct-05 Indianapolis, IN Earth House
Thu-Oct-06 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
Fri-Oct-07 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
Sat-Oct-08 Minneapolis, MN Pantages Theatre

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks — all 2011 Tour Dates
8/25 – Brooklyn, NY, Academy Records^ (early show)
8/25 – New Yorok, NY, Other Music^ (late show)
9/20 – Detroit, MI, Majestic Theater
9/21 – Toronto, ON, Phoenix Concert Theatre
9/22 – Ottowa, ON, Ritual
9/23 – Montreal, QC, Corona Theatre
9/24 – Boston, MA, Royale
9/26 – New York, NY, Terminal 5
9/28 – Philadelphia, PA , Theatre of Living Arts
9/29 – Baltimore, MD, Ram’s Head Live
9/30 – Charlottesville, VA, Jefferson Theater
10/2 – Atlanta, GA, Variety Playhouse
10/4 – Nashville, TN, Mercy Lounge
10/5 – Indianapolis, IN, Earth House
10/6 – Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre
10/7 – Milwaukee WI, Turner Hall
10/8 – Minneapolis, MN, Pantages Theatre
10/11- Seattle, WA, Neptune Theatre*
10/12 – Vancouver, BC, The Biltmore Cabaret*
10/13 – Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom*
10/16 – San Francisco, CA, Treasure Island Music Festival
10/19 – Los Angeles, CA, The Music Box*
10/20 – Solana Beach, CA, Belly Up Tavern*
* – w/ Ty Segall
^ – Stephen Malkmus solo acoustic in-store

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