by Ian Chainey

Pallbearer at Europa in 2013 (more by Greg Cristman)
Pallbearer

Sorrowful doomers Pallbearer are streaming a new track on NPR. This one is called "The Ghost I Used To Be." The first released song from the forthcoming Foundations Of Burden (August 19, Profound Lore Records) charges out the gate with weighty strums. Soon, singer/guitarist Brett Campbell gives the track a blue tint, flexing his throat with Patrick Walker-esque downtrodden emotion. Then, you're off on a trip in the progressive sense as Pallbearer stretches out for 10 Epicus minutes.

Pallbearer -- who recently played Northside, though their maybe-alter ego Goat Pope couldn't make an appearance -- is currently wrapping up a tour with Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference. In September, they'll embark on a European run of dates with YOB, who also have a new album on the way called Clearing The Path To Ascend (September 2, Neurot Recordings). In November, Pallbearer will appear at Fun Fun Fun Fest.

All dates are listed, with a live video of Pallbearer at their Northside show, below...

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Pallbearer -- 2014 Tour Dates
June 24 Lawrence, KS @ Granada w/ Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference
June 26 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's w/ Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference
June 27 Austin, TX @ Red 7 w/ Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference
June 28 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada w/ Deafheaven and Wreck and Reference
September 3 Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli de helling w/ YOB
September 4 Bristol, UK @ The Fleece w/ YOB
September 5 Manchester, UK @ Roadhouse w/ YOB
September 6 Glasgow, UK @ Audio w/ YOB
September 7 Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club w/ YOB
September 8 London, UK @ The Underworld w/ YOB
September 10 Dortmund, DE @ FZW w/ YOB
September 11 Groningen, NL @ Vera w/ YOB
September 12 Aarhus, DK @ Atlas w/ YOB
September 13 Gothenberg, SE @ Truckstop Alaska w/ YOB
September 14 Oslo, NO @ Hostsabbat @ Betong w/ YOB
September 16 Helsinki, FI @ Tavastia w/ YOB
September 17 Stockholm, SE @ Slakthuset w/ YOB
September 18 Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen w/ YOB
September 19 Leipzig, DE @ UT Connewitz w/ YOB
September 20 Wroclaw, PL @ Firlej w/ YOB
September 21 Berlin, DE @ Bi Nuu w/ YOB
September 23 Prague, CZ @ Klub 007 w/ YOB
September 24 Vienna, AT @ Arena w/ YOB
September 25 Innsbruck, AT @ PMK w/ YOB
September 26 Winterthur, CH @ Gaswerk w/ YOB
September 29 Lausanne, CH @ Le Romandie w/ YOB
October 2 Barcelona, ES @ Razzmatazz3 w/ YOB
October 3 Madrid, ES @ Villamanuela w/ YOB
October 4 Porto, PT @ Amplifest w/ YOB
October 5 Erandio, ES @ Sonora w/ YOB
October 10 Athens, GR @ Kyttaro Club w/ YOB
October 11 Antwerp, Belgium @ Desert Fest w/ YOB
November 7, 8, 9 Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest