Monday, March 4, 2013

Odonis Odonis Debut "Better" + Touring with METZ

[press release] Toronto-based industrial surfgaze trio Odonis Odonis share their new single "Better," from the upcoming EP of the same name, out April 16 on Buzz Records. Stream / download the track over at the FADER (or below).

The band will be hitting the road in Spring providing main support for METZ, as well as playing this year's Austin Psych Fest (w/ A Place to Bury Strangers) and 35 Denton music festival (w/ The Soft Moon). Full tour dates below.

Odonis Odonis is the brainchild of prolific polymath, Dean Tzenos. Having spent 2012 supporting their debut LP, Hollandaze, with luminaries such as Ty Segall, Fucked Up and Mogwai; Odonis Odonis now return with the Better EP (April 16, 2013).

If Hollandaze was a campy b-horror movie, then Better plays out more like a true cult horror classic. Mixing violent guitar stabs over moody drums and bass, Better evokes a sense of looming dread that's nipping at your heels. The intensity is blindingly twisted. Unpredictable. And you'll be gripping your seat until your heart comes to a full stop.

Alongside bandmates Jarod Gibson (THIGHS) and Denholm Whale, Odonis Odonis will be hitting the road in support of Better including METZ's Spring 2013 US tour, 35 Denton and Austin Psych Fest.

Tour Dates:

March 9 - 35 Denton @ Hailey's (Denton, TX) &
April 11 - Monkey House (Burlington, VT) *
April 12 - Cafe Nine (New Haven, CT) *
April 15 - Brighton Music Hall (Boston, MA) *
April 17 - Bowery Ballroom (New York City, NY) *
April 18 - Rock & Roll Hotel (Washington, DC) *
April 20 - Local 506 (Chapel Hill, NC) *
April 22 - 529 (Atlanta, GA) *
April 23 - Bottletree (Birmingham, AB) *
April 24 - One Eyed Jacks (New Orleans, LA) *
April 25 - Austin Psych Fest @ Mohawks (Austin, TX) ? *

More dates TBD


* w/ METZ
? w/ A Place to Bury Strangers
& w/ The Soft Moon

Track List:

1. She's A Death
2. Better
3. Intelligence
4. Robot Surfer
5. Flight Risk
6. Black Bones

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