by Bill Pearis

King Khan & the Shrines @ House of Vans 2012 (more by Courtney Dudley)
King Khan & the Shrines

Apart from last year's terrific single, "I'll Bite My Tongue," it's been six years since King Khan & the Shrines have had a new album. Happily, they're idle no more -- which is also the name of their new album which will be out September 3 on their new home, Merge Records. You can stream Idle No More's groovy first single, "Born to Die," below.

Known for a wild and wooly live show, look for King Khan on tour this fall, including a stop in NYC on October 30 at Webster Hall. No info on tickets to that show just yet, but you can keep checking Ticketmaster. All tour dates are listed below.

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KING KHAN & THE SHRINES - 2013 TOUR DATES
Wed. Aug. 28 -- Luxembourg, LU @ Exit07
Thu. Aug. 29 -- Haarlem, NE @ Dutch Garage Rock Explosion @ Patronaat
Fri. Aug. 30 -- Salisbury, UK @ End of the Road Festival
Sun. Sep. 1 -- London, UK @ XOYO
Tue. Sep. 3 -- Brighton, UK @ The Blind Tiger Club
Wed. Sep. 4 -- Paris, FR @ Trabendo
Thu. Sep. 5 -- Brussels, BE @ Magasin 4
Fri. Sep. 6 -- Vlieland, NE @ Great Wide Open Festival
Fri. Oct. 11 -- San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Sun. Oct. 13 -- San Francisco, CA @ Slims
Mon. Oct. 14 -- Portland, OR @ Dantes
Tue. Oct. 15 -- Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw Theatre
Wed. Oct. 16 -- Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Thu. Oct. 17 -- Boise, ID @ Neurolux
Fri. Oct. 18 -- Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
Sat. Oct. 19 -- Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
Sun. Oct. 20 -- Kansas City, KS @ The Record Bar
Mon. Oct. 21 -- St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
Tue. Oct. 22 -- Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
Wed. Oct. 23 -- Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
Thu. Oct. 24 -- Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
Fri. Oct. 25 -- Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick
Sat. Oct. 26 -- Toronto, ON @ Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Sun. Oct. 27 -- Montreal, QC @ La Tulipe
Tue. Oct. 29 -- Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
Wed. Oct. 30 -- New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Thu. Oct. 31 -- Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Fri. Nov. 1 -- Washington, DC @ Black Cat
Sat. Nov. 2 -- Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
Mon. Nov. 4 -- Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
Tue. Nov. 5 -- Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
Wed. Nov. 6 -- New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
Tue. Nov. 12 -- El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Wed. Nov. 13 -- Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom