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Salad Boys share “No Taste Bomber” from new LP, expand tour, playing Elvis Guesthouse after Palisades (updated dates)

by Bill Pearis

Salad Boys

New Zealand’s Salad Boys have shared a second song from their terrific new album, Metalmania, which is out September 18 via Trouble in Mind. (Pre-orders are available in limited mixed-color vinyl.) These guys make the kind of fiercely strummed, jangly guitar pop that never really goes out of style (even if it’s never exactly in style, either). “No Taste Bomber” is a fine example of what they do, with the song spending half its five-minute length on the kind of one-chord jam the Feelies or The Meat Puppets might unleashed in 1985. Listen below.

It won’t be too long till Salad Boys’ North American tour starts, which has expanded a bit since our last post. In addition to the October 1 show at Palisades (no advance tickets yet), they’ll also play Elvis Guesthouse the next night (10/2, tickets). Updated tour dates are listed below.


SALAD BOYS – 2015 TOUR DATES
9/23/15 – Chicago, IL @ The Owl (w/ Clearance)
9/24/15 – Nashville, TN @ Third Man Records (w/ Ultimate Painting & Paperhead)
9/26/15 – Memphis, TN @ GONERFEST 12 – Murphy’s
9/27/15 – Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Fest
9/28/15 – Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness (w/ Connections)
9/29/15 – Detroit, MI @ UFO Factory
9/30/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ VIA Fest
10/1/15 – Brooklyn, NY @ Palisades
10/2/15 – New York, NY @ Elvis’ Guesthouse
10/3/15 – Boston, MA @ Out of The Blue Too Gallery
10/4/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits
10/6/15 – Asheville, NC @ Tiger Mountain
10/7/15 – Atlanta, GA @ 529
10/8/15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Rain Dogs
10/9/15 – New Orleans, LA @ Saturn Bar
10/10/15 – Austin, TX @ Beerland (w/ Neil Michael Hagerty)
10/12/15 – Tempe, AZ @ Time Out Lounge
10/13/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ All Star Lanes
10/14/15 – San Francisco, CA (w/ Radioactivity) @ Hemlock Tavern
10/16/15 – Seattle, WA @ Highline
10/17/15 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar
10/19/15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records
10/20/15 – Denver, CO @ GLOB
10/22/15 – Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon (w/ Real Numbers)
10/23/15 – Milwaukee, WI @ Lucky Cat (w/ Lazy)

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