Smile Empty Soul streams new album ‘Chemicals’

By on September 30, 2013

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California alternative rock trio Smile Empty Soul has teamed up with Revolver to launch an exclusive album stream of the band’s sixth studio album Chemicals before it hits stores tomorrow, October 1. Stream Chemicals online this week at: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/exclusive-smile-empty-soul-premiere-new-album-chemicals.html.

 

After streaming the new record, fans can pre-order Chemicals on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/chemicals/id709313823 and Amazon.com at: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00EC6VZES/ref=dm_dp_cdp?ie=UTF8&qid=1380551157&s=music&sr=301-1.

 

Chemicals will be the first release on Two Disciples Entertainment, the band’s new imprint, which, in conjunction with Pavement Entertainment, will see the group controlling all aspects of marketing and promotion for the new record and impending tours.

 

“We’ve been on a different label with every release in our career, and we were tired of not being the priority,” said guitarist/vocalist Sean Danielsen. “We started our own label with a business partner who’s been a great friend to us over the last 10 years, and found distribution through some other long-time friends of ours. Now we’re running the campaign ourselves and we’re totally in control, doing what we feel needs to be done.”

 

According to the vocalist, fans can expect the same emotional rock the band has delivered since its inception in 1998, but with an evolved edge, sharpened from over a decade on the road. “Chemicals still has our signature sound,” he adds, “but it has its own feel apart from our other work. It’s a very raw album for today’s standards.”

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1. Black and Blue

2. False Alarm

3. Chemicals

4. Balance

5. Swim

6. New Low

7. Real

8. Sitting Ducks

9. Mechanical Rationality

10. Landslide

 

Smile Empty Soul will kick off its headlining “The ‘Merican Chemicals Tour” tomorrow in support of Chemicals. A full list of confirmed tour-dates can be seen below.

 

Said Danielsen, “Our upcoming ”Merican Chemicals Tour’ is gonna be great! We’re hitting pretty much every area of the country, and we’ll be playing these songs from our new record Chemicals that we’re so excited about.”

Since its self-titled debut album on Atlantic Records in 2003, Smile Empty Soul continues to be one of the most relentless, DIY bands in the industry. With countless successful tours, a top 10 single and a certified gold record under its belt, the band will continue its legacy this fall with the release of Chemicals.

Stay tuned for more information on Smile Empty Soul, Chemicals and “The ‘Merican Chemicals Tour.”

Smile Empty Soul “The ‘Merican Chemicals Tour”…

 

10/01 – Joplin, MO @ Guitars Rock and Country Bar

10/03 – Battle Creek, MI @ Planet Rock

10/04 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop

10/05 – Dayton, OH @ McGuffy’s

10/06 – Toledo, OH @ Frankie’s

10/07 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Hard Rock Café

10/08 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall

10/09 – Trenton, NJ @ Championship Bar

10/10 – Quincy, MA @ South Shore Music Hall

10/11 – Frederick, MD @ Cafe 611

10/12 – Woodstock, VA @ Chili Cook Off @ Shenandoah County Fairgrounds

10/14 – Charlotte, NC @ Amos Southend

10/15 – Fayetteville, NC @ Drunk Horse Pub

10/17 – Charleston, SC @ Rehab

10/18 – Columbus, GA @ Chaos on the Rocks, WRCG 106.9

10/19 – Jacksonville, FL @ Brewsters Pit

10/20 – Destin, FL @ Club LA

10/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade

10/24 – Jasper, AL@ Hollywood Nights

10/25 – New Orleans, LA @ Hangar 13

10/26 – Shreveport, LA @ Riverside Warehouse

10/29 – San Antonio, TX @ The KOROVA

10/30 – Dallas, TX @ Tree’s

11/01 – Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar

11/02 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar

11/05 – Nashville, TN @ 12th and Porter

11/08 – Johnson City, TN @ Bonnie Kate Theater

11/09 – Parkersburg, WV @ Six Pence Pub

11/10 – Kokomo, IN @ Center Stage

11/13 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom

11/14 – Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

11/15 – Bloomington, IL @ Castle Theater

11/16 – Springfield, IL @ Catch 22

11/17 – Sauget, IL @ Pop’s

11/20 – Rockford, IL @ Take 20

11/21 – Algona, IA @ Afterlife Lounge

11/22 – Harrisburg, SD @ Phoenix Lounge

11/23 – Waterloo, IA @ Spicolli’s

11/24 – Des Moines, IA @ House Of Bricks

11/25 – Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room

11/27 – Overland Park, KS @ The Roxy

11/29 – Denver, CO @ Herman’s Hideaway

11/30 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios

12/03 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Liquid Joes

12/06 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

12/07 – Bellingham, WA @ The Underground

12/08 – Richland, WA @ Jokers

12/09 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

12/10 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater

12/12 – Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk

12/13 – Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky

 

Smile Empty Soul online…

 

www.smileemptysoul.com

www.facebook.com/smileemptysoulmusic

www.twitter.com/_smileemptysoul

 

Smile Empty Soul is…

 

Sean Danielsen – guitar/vocals
Ryan Martin – bass
Jake Kilmer – drums

DaveHHM

Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.

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