Portland heavy rockers Red Fang are getting ready to release their new album Only Ghosts, their follow-up to 2013's Whales and Leeches, which is out October 14 on Relapse. After doing their last two albums with The Decemberists' Chris Funk producing, they got into the studio with post-hardcore/nu metal master Ross Robinson this time. The lead single "Flies" is a signature Red Fang song, a forward-driving sludge-rocker that splits the sonic difference between Queens of the Stone Age and the Melvins with a premium on hook delivery.

Meanwhile, they've just announced a big North American tour with like-minded sludge merchants Torche and Whores. That run will take them to NYC for a show at Mercury Lounge on December 5. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale Wednesday (8/3) at noon and on sale to the general public Friday (8/5) at noon.

All dates listed, along with a stream of the new Red Fang song, below.

Red Fang/Torche -- 2016 Tour Dates
September 26 Brighton, UK Concorde 2
September 27 London, UK Koko
September 28 Bristol, UK Bierkeller
September 29 Leeds, UK Leeds Stylus
September 30 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy 2
October 2 Birmingham, UK Institute2
October 3 Glasgow, UK Garage
October 4 Newcastle, UK Riverside
October 5 Southampton, UK Engine Rooms
October 7 Athens, Greece Desert Fest
October 9 Paris, France Trabendo
October 10 Munich, Germany Strom
October 11 Vienna, Austria Szene Wien
October 12 Berlin, Germany Huxleys
October 13 Cologne, Germany Essigfabrik
October 14 Antwerp, Belgium Desert Fest
October 15 Leipzig, Germany Conne Island
October 16 Hamburg, Germany Markethalle
October 18 Odense, Denmark Posten
October 19 Oslo, Norway John Dee
October 20 Stockholm, Sweden Debaser Medis
October 21 Malmo, Sweden KB
October 22 Munster, Germany Skater’s Place
October 23 Karlsruhe, Germany Substage
October 24 Amsterdam, Netherlands Melkweg (OZ)

Red Fang/Torche/Whores -- 2016 Tour Dates
November 18 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
November 19 Pomona, CA Glasshouse
November 20 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom
November 22 San Diego, CA Casbah
November 23 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge
November 25 Austin, TX Mohawk
November 26 Dallas, TX Three Links
November 27 Houston, TX Warehouse Studio
November 29 Atlanta, GA Masquerade (Hell)
November 30 Durham, NC Motorco
December 1 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel
December 2 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
December 4 Boston, MA The Sinclair
December 5 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
December 7 Pittsburgh, PA Spirit Lounge
December 8 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
December 9 Detroit, MI El Club
December 10 Chicago, IL Metro
December 11 Bloomington, IL Castle Theater
December 13 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater
December 14 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
December 15 Boise, ID Neurolux
December 16 Seattle, WA Showbox

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