Sleep may be planning more shows
“Famed San Jose stoner/doom band Sleep will reunite this fall to play a string of shows, according to High on Fire‘s publicist, Carl Schultz. The band, which was active from 1990 to 1998 and reunited last May for All Tomorrow’s Parties music festival in England, featured current High on Fire frontman/guitarist Matt Pike, bassist Al Cisneros (Om, Shrinebuilder, and Asbestosdeath), and drummer Chris Hakius (Asbestosdeath, Om, The Sabians)….No other dates for Sleep have been announced yet, but the band may play select dates in Chicago, LA, San Francisco, and Austin. More details as they become available.” [East Bay Express
No new dates are confirmed yet, and hopeully they add NYC to that list, but in the meantime you can definitely catch them at ATP in upstate NY on Friday, September 3rd. There the band will play all of Holy Mountain alongside sets by Sonic Youth, The Stooges, Explosions In The Sky, sunn 0)))/Boris, Raekwon and many many notable others. Tickets are still on sale.