Heartless Bastards For Wolfmother

(PR) Fat Possum records is excited to announce that the Heartless Bastards have just confirmed tour dates in support of Wolfmother this fall. Fresh off a summer of non-stop touring, the band is anxious to stay on the road in support of their newest record, The Mountain.

The Wolfmother dates will kick off in Dallas, TX, on October 29th and come to a close on November 24th in Los Angeles, CA. The band will also be playing a few shows in their native states of Texas and Ohio prior to the tour.

Summer proved to be very busy, and quite successful for the Bastards. The band joined acts such as Jenny Lewis, The Decemberists, and The Avett Brothers on the road, establishing their readiness to take on any stage. They were quite well known on the festival scene as well, with rousing performances at this year's Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, All Points West, and Outside Lands Festivals.

Frontwoman, Erika Wennerstrom, has been joined by her fantastic new backing band on all of these tours -- members Dave Colvin (drums), Jesse Ebaugh (bass) and Mark Nathan (guitar) truly establish this band as one of the most powerful live acts working today. The Mountain has been well received since its release earlier this year. Details hailed that Wennerstrom is simply "unstoppable," while Rolling Stone praised the release, claiming that "Wennerstrom finds a softer side on her band's third album -- but still finds time to howl like a 'nads- free Robert Plant."

Not satisfied with rigorous touring and the release of the new record alone, Wennestrom also took some time to collaborate on a side project with Alex Maas of the Black Angels entitled Sweet Tea. The project is their unique collaborative take on classic country and includes their studio version of the June Carter and Johnny Cash duet "If I Were A Carpenter," and the Ray Price classic "Crazy Arms." The first single was released digitally last month, and the limited edition of the 7" vinyl hit stores on September 1st.

Heartless Bastards tour dates:

09.24.09 Oberlin, OH Dionysus Club
09.25.09 Cincinnati, OH Grammers Bar
09.26.09 Columbus, OH The Basement
09.30.09 Tyler, TX Clicks
10.01.09 Houston, TX House of Blues - Bronze Peacock
10.04.09 Austin, TX Zilker Park

On tour with Wolfmother:

10.29.09 Dallas, TX House of Blues - Dallas
11.02.09 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle
11.03.09 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
11.04.09 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
11.06.09 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
11.07.09 Boston, MA House of Blues - Boston
11.08.09 New York, NY Terminal 5
11.11.09 Toronto, ON Kool Haus
11.12.09 Pontiac, MI Clutch Cargos
11.13.09 Chicago, IL Riviera Theater
11.14.09 Minneapolis, MN State Theater
11.16.09 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
11.17.09 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
11.19.09 Portland Roseland Theater
11.20.09 Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre
11.21.09 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre
11.23.09 Oakland, CA Fox Oakland Theater
11.24.09 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern

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