by Black Bubblegum

Tail Swallower & Dove
TAAS

Seattle's These Arms Are Snakes have declared their new album and Suicide Squeeze debut, Tail Swallower & Dove finis! Due Oct 7th, the record was produced by Chris Common at the Red Room (Matt Bayles & Common's recording studio) in Seattle.

In related ex-Botch news, Minus The Bear has announced another US tour this time with Annuals. The tour includes another date a Webster Hall with Sylvie on October 25th, tickets go on sale Saturday 8/9 at noon here.

Also in the ex-Botch file, the new Narrows seven-inch isn't out yet, but you can get it digitally on iTunes and Amazon.com.

A video of Minus the Bear's recent Jimmy Kimmel appearance and all tour dates below...

Minus The Bear - "Throwin' Shapes" Live On Jimmy Kimmel 7/18/08

MINUS THE BEAR, ANNUALS - 2008 TOUR DATES
9/1 -- Seattle, WA -- Bumbershoot (No Annuals)
10/8 -- Spokane, WA -- Service Station#
10/9 -- Missoula, MT -- The Other Side#
10/11 -- Englewood, CO -- Gothic Theatre#
10/12 -- Omaha, NE -- Slowdown#
10/13 -- Iowa City, IA -- The Picador#
10/15 -- Minneapolis, MN -- Varsity Theatre#
10/16 -- Milwaukee, WI -- Turner Hall#
10/17 -- Chicago, IL -- The Vic Theatre#
10/18 -- Columbus, OH -- Newport Music Hall#
10/19 -- Detroit, MI -- Majestic Theatre Center#
10/20 -- Cleveland, OH -- Grog Shop$
10/21 -- Boston, MA -- Wilbur Theatre^
10/22 -- Washington, DC -- 930 Club^
10/23 -- Philadelphia, PA -- Theatre of Living Arts^
10/24 -- Providence, RI -- Lupo's at the Strand^
10/25 -- New York, NY -- Webster Hall^
10/26 -- Sayreville, NJ -- Starland Ballroom^
10/28 -- Richmond, VA -- The National^
10/29 -- Raleigh, NC -- Lincoln Theatre^
10/30 -- Asheville, NC -- The Orange Peel^
10/31 --Knoxville, TN -- Bijou Theatre^
11/1 -- Atlanta, GA -- Variety Playhouse^
11/3 -- Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- Revolution!
11/4 -- Lake Buena, FL -- House of Blues!
11/5 -- Jacksonville, FL -- Free Bird Café!
11/7 -- New Orleans, LA -- House of Blues!
11/8 -- Houston, TX -- House of Blues!
11/9 -- Austin, TX -- Waterloo Park!
11/10 -- Dallas, TX -- House of Blues!
11/12 -- Santa Fe, NM -- TBA
11/13 -- Tempe, AZ -- Marquee Theatre!
11/14 -- San Diego, CA -- Soma@
11/15 -- Pomona, CA -- Glass House@
11/16 -- Los Angeles, CA -- Henry Fonda Theatre@
11/18 -- Sacramento, CA -- Empire@
11/19 -- San Francisco, CA -- Bimbos@

# w/ Themes
$ w/ The New Year
^ w/ Sylvie
! W/27
@ w/ Helms Alee