by Andrew Sacher

photo: Yelawolf at North Coast Music Festival 2012 (more by James Richards IV)
Yelawolf

Alabama rapper Yelawolf can be a little hit or miss -- he totally kills it sometimes, like on his "1 Train" verse, but it often feels like we could without his country rap songs and Kid Rock collaborations. His sophomore album Love Story is due April 21 via Slumerican, Shady Records and Interscope, and we're hoping it's more of the hit than the miss. Newest single "Whiskey In A Bottle" certainly has his abilities as an MC on display, as you can hear for yourself below.

Yelawolf's touring this year too. This week, he hits California's Musink Festival, which was curated by his collaborator Travis Barker. Yelawolf plays day 3 and the current version of Travis's band blink-182 plays that day too.

Yelawolf comes to NYC on May 12 at Brooklyn Bowl with support from Hillbilly Casino. Tickets for that show go on sale today (3/17) at 10 AM.

All dates are listed, with that video, below...

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Yelawolf -- 2015 Tour Dates
Fri 20 Mar 2015 House of Blues San Diego, CA, US
Sun 22 Mar 2015 Musink Festival Costa Mesa, CA, US
Sat 25 Apr 2015 Edgefest 2015 Frisco, TX, US
Fri 01 May 2015 The Fillmore Detroit Detroit, MI, US
Tue 05 May 2015 Track 29 Chattanooga, TN, US
Tue 12 May 2015 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY, US w/ Hillbilly Casino
Thu 14 May 2015 Town Ballroom Buffalo, NY, US
Fri 15 May 2015 -- Sun 17 May 2015 Rock on the Range 2015 Columbus, OH, US
Wed 20 May 2015 The Rave/Eagles Club Milwaukee, WI, US
Sat 23 May 2015 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Maryland Heights, MO, US
Sun 24 May 2015 Soundset 2015 Shakopee, MN, US
Tue 26 May 2015 Granada Theatre Lawrence, KS, US
Sat 06 Jun 2015 Live 105 BFD 2015 Mountain View, CA, US
Wed 17 Jun 2015 Alamo City Music Hall San Antonio, TX, US
Sat 20 Jun 2015 Fitzgerald's Houston, TX, US