photos by Greg Cristman, words by BBG

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Earth consulted their entire catalog at their appearance with Ô Paon at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday (6/16). That included material from their much lauded recent Southern Lord release Angels of Darkness Demons of Light 1. The band, who is currently touring on the (considerable) strength of said record, concluded their tour last night in Newport, Kentucky, but will begin a second leg of dates that will focus on the West Coast in July. They're also scheduled to hit both Hopscotch Festival and ATP New Jersey later in the year.

Ô Paon, aka Quebec's Geneviève Castrée aka Woelv, opened all of Earth's recent tour dates, playing what Greg Cristman called "absolutely gorgeous, drifty" tunes that were impressive. Earth, who were similarly great, announced the release of a follow-up LP to their currently release from stage; look for Angels Of Darkness Demons Of Light 2 in November.

All tour dates and more pics from LPR below...

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EARTH - 2011 TOUR DATES
07-13 Portland, OR - Doug Fir *^
07-14 Olympia, WA - The Northern *^
07-16 Anacortes, WA - What the Heck Fest
07-21 Santa Cruz, CA - Catalyst Atrium *
07-22 San Francisco, CA - Slim's *~
07-23 Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex *
07-24 San Diego, CA - Casbah *
08-02 Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern *&
08-05 Bellingham, WA - The Shakedown %
09-09 Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Music Festival
10-02 Asbury Park, NJ - I'll Be Your Mirror Festival

* with Angelo Spencer et Les Hauts Sommets
^ with Wyrd Visions
~ with Whirr
& with Tiny Vipers
% with the Narrows, Cold Lake