by Andrew Sacher

Titus @ House of Vans in August (more by Ryan Muir)

Titus Andronicus are gearing up to release their new record, Local Business, on October 23 via XL. It's a bit of a back-to-basics record, at least in comparison to 2010's epic The Monitor, but as Tom Breihan points out in his premature evaluation on the album for Stereogum, living in the shadows of The Monitor is the only potential downside Local Business faces -- it's otherwise an incredible record. Patrick Stickles and Co.'s knack for heartland punk songwriting is in tact as strong as ever before, there's some un-tread territory for the band here too, like the Stonesy swagger of "(I Am The) Electric Man" and they recall the Misfits' "We Are 138" on "Titus Andronicus vs. The Absurd Universe (3rd Round KO)." We've still got to wait another couple weeks for the record to hit shelves, but the band just revealed another standout cut, "Still Life With Hot Deuce On Silver Platter," which you can stream below.

Titus' tour with Ceremony in support of the album hits the NYC area on December 1 at Maxwell's (sold out) and December 2 at Webster Hall (tickets).

A list of all dates and that song stream below.


Titus Andronicus - "Still Life With Hot Deuce On Silver Platter"

Titus Andronicus -- 2012 Tour Dates
Oct-23 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church
Oct-24 Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel
Oct-25 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
Oct 26 - Greensboro, NC - CFBG's Record Co-Op
Oct 27 - Columbia, SC - One Unit Art Space
Oct-28 Gainesville, FL - THE FEST 11
Oct-29 Tampa, FL - Crowbar
Oct 30 - Jacksonville, FL - Phoenix Taproom
Oct-31 Atlanta, GA - 529
Nov-01 - Nashville, TN - High Watt
Nov-02 Memphis, TN - Hi Tone
Nov-04 Austin, TX- Fun Fun Fun Fest*
Nov-06 Tempe, AZ - Sail Inn
Nov-08 Los Angeles, CA - El Rey
Nov 09 - Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room
Nov 10 - San Diego, CA - Irenic
Nov 11 - Santa Cruz, CA - Catalyst Atrium
Nov-12 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Nov-14 Seattle, WA - Neumo's
Nov-15 Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret
Nov-17 Boise, ID - Neurolux
Nov-19 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
Nov-20 Lawrence, KS - Jackpot
Nov-21 Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
Nov-22 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry
Nov-23 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
Nov-24 Madison, WI - The Frequency
Nov-25 Chicago, IL - The Metro
Nov-26 Detroit, MI - Majestic
Nov-27 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
Nov-28 Montreal, QC - Il Motore
Nov-29 Burlington, VT - Higher Ground Lounge
Nov-30 Boston, MA - The Sinclair
Dec-01 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
Dec-02 New York, NY - Webster Hall
* No Ceremony

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