The indie punk-rock band from Omaha, The Faint is set to release its new album, Doom Abuse on April 8th via SQE Music. The 12-track experimental electro-rock album premiered its first single, "Help In The Head" on NPR and Pitchfork debuted a laser-chasing ominous video directed by Tim Nackashi (Maroon 5, One Republic).
Doom Abuse is now available for pre-order through iTunes. Fans that pre-order Doom Abuse through iTunes will receive a downloadable track every week leading up to the album's release. A download of "Help in the Head" is available now with all iTunes pre-orders.
The Faint will embark on a national headlining tour that will kick off on April 24th in Des Moines at Wooly's and continue onto major markets including Austin, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, New York, DC, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The tour will conclude on June 13th in the band's hometown of Omaha at the Sokol Auditorium.
Doom Abuse reflects specific experiences from a specific time and sounds unlike anything else. For Todd Fink [vocals/keys] many of the Doom Abuses' lyrics were created automatically in a stream of consciousness. From boisterous, static-laced opener "Help In The Head" to propulsive aggressor "Evil Voices" to ambient and layered closer "Damage Control." The songs differ and balance each other out but all share the same space and overarching tone, another pattern seen after the fact.
01- Help in the Head
02- Mental Radio
03- Evil Voices
04- Salt My Doom
05- Animal Needs
06- Loss of Head
07- Dress Code
08- Scape Goat
09- Your Stranger
10- Lesson from the Darkness
11- Unseen Hand
12- Damage Control
April 24 - Des Moines, IA @ Wooly's
April 25 - Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre
April 26 - St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
April 27 - Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
April 30 - Tulsa, OK @ The Vanguard
May 1 - Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
May 2 - Austin, TX @ The Belmont
May 3 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live - Ballroom
May 6 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ The Culture Room
May 7 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues
May 9 - Jacksonville Beach, FL @ Freebird Live
May 10 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade - Heaven
May 13 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero Theatre
May 14 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Willamsburg
May 16 - Boston, MA @ Royale NightClub
May 17 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall
May 19 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
May 20 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
May 22 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
May 23 - Chicago, IL @ Metro
May 24 - Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Café
May 27 - Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
May 28 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
May 30 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune
May 31 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
June 1 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
June 5 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
June 6 - Los Angeles,, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
June 11 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
June 12 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
June 13 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Auditorium
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