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True Widow releasing ‘Avvolgere,’ share new song, announce tour dates

True Widow - Avvolgere

Grey-hued Dallas “stonegaze” band True Widow have announced a new album, the follow-up to 2013’s excellent, depressing Circumambulation. This one is called Avvolgere, and it drops on September 23 via Relapse. They’ve shared a new song and video from the album, which is called “Theurgist,” and you can check it out below.

“Theurgist” is, like the best of True Widow’s work, weirdly ear-wormy, in contrast to the single-minded gloom of the surroundings. Incorporating elements of gothy post-punk, shoegaze, and stoner metal, these guys create a compellingly grim cocktail of elements.

They put on a killer live show too, and you’ll have a chance to catch them soon hopefully (they also toured earlier this year), as they’ve announced a significant run of North American dates behind the release of the new album in October. They’ll be starting out on the west coast before making their way east by November. They stop in for an NYC show at Market Hotel on November 15 with support from Mary Lattimore, who has a new album of her own. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (8/12) at 10 AM.

All dates are listed, along with the video for “Theurgist” and a stream of another song from Avvolgere, “Entheogen,” below.

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True Widow — 2016 Tour Dates
Oct 13 Phoenix, AZ Last Exit
Oct 14 Los Angeles, CA The Echo
Oct 15 San Francisco, CA Brick & Mortar
Oct 17 Portland, OR Holocene
Oct 18 Seattle, WA Highline
Oct 19 Boise, ID Neurolux
Oct 20 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
Oct 22 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge
Oct 23 Kansas City, KS Riot Room
Oct 24 Norman, OK The Opolis
Nov 3 New Orleans, LA Zeitgeist
Nov 4 Birmingham, AL Syndicate Lounge
Nov 5 Orlando, FL Will’s Pub
Nov 7 Atlanta, GA The Earl
Nov 8 Charlotte, NC The Station
Nov 9 Nashville, TN The End
Nov 11 Richmond, VA Strange Matter
Nov 12 Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery
Nov 13 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s
Nov 14 Boston, MA Great Scott
Nov 15 New York, NY Market Hotel
Nov 17 Pittsburgh, PA Cattivo
Nov 18 Cleveland, OH Malhall’s
Nov 19 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
Nov 20 Detroit, MI El Club
Nov 21 Louisville, KY Zanzabar

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