Black Heart Procession releasing an LP (Three Mile Pilot too), collaborating w/ Lee Perry (Diplo too), touring (the Books too)
The Black Heart Procession share a moment....
The Black Heart Procession has been cranking out gothy folk-rock for more than a decade now, and will release their new mini-LP Blood Bunny / Black Rabbit on 10/12 via TRL. Featuring three new BHP tracks, the release spans 40 minutes and features a remix from Eluvium and a collabo with the legendary Lee "Scratch" Perry. Preorder the mini LP, and dig on the first track "Blank Page" available above. The band will tour off of Blood Bunny / Black Rabbit as well, playing LPR on 9/28 before embarking on a tour with The Books. Tickets are on sale for the NYC show. All BHP dates are below, and non-BHP Books dates which include Carnegie Hall, are HERE.
In related news, both members of BHP served time in Three Mile Pilot, and the band has returned from hiatus to release a new LP for TRL. The Inevitable Past Is The Future Forgotten features "What's In The Air" is the first Three Mile Pilot album in 13 years...
Formed in the early '90s, the group released a debut album to a fair amount of acclaim, followed by Chief Assassin To The Sinister, an album that garnered the attention of Geffen Records, with whom they signed for all of one album. After enduring the major label wringer, the group released Another Desert, their most emotionally resonant and commercially successful record to date. Shortly after, bassist Zach Smith formed Pinback with Rob Crow, and singer-guitarist Pall Jenkins began a new project with Three Mile Pilot keyboardist Tobias Nathaniel. Both projects were meant to coexist with 3MP, however, both Pinback and The Black Heart Procession became unexpectedly popular.
Look for the new Three Mile Pilot via TRL on September 28, 2010.
Speaking of Lee "Scratch" Perry (who just played Highline Ballroom), BHP isn't the only band that the dub legend has collaborated with as of late. The mad professor has also lent his evil talents to a forthcoming recording with Major Lazer (aka Diplo and Switch) (!) more details are forthcoming.
Full BHP dates and a ton of video from a recent show is below...
The Black Heart Procession @ The Crofoot 6.11.10
THE BLACK HEART PROCESSION - 2010 TOUR DATES
Sep 28 @ Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
Sep 29 @ The Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA *
Sep 30 @ 9:30 Club, Washington, DC *
Oct 1 @ Shaefer Theater, Duke University, Durham, NC *
Oct 3 @ Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA *
Oct 4 @ Square Room, Knoxville, TN *
Oct 5 @ Jefferson Theatre, Charlottesville, VA *
Oct 6 @ Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD *
Oct 21 @ Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA *
Oct 22 @ Pearl Street Nightclub, Northampton, MA *
Oct 23 @ Cabaret Mile End, Montreal, PQ *
Oct 24 @ Capitol Music Hall, Ottawa, ON *
Oct 25 @ The Mod Club, Toronto, ON *
Oct 26 @ Crofoot Ballroom, Pontiac, MI *
Oct 27 @ Ladies Literary Club, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI *
Oct 29 @ Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL *
Oct 30 @ Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, MN *
Nov 29 @ Music Box At The Henry Fonda, Los Angeles, CA *
Nov 30 @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA *
Dec 3 @ Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR *
Dec 4 @ Moore Theatre, Seattle, WA *
Dec 5 @ Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC *
* w/ The Books