The Rentals have announced new U.S. tour dates, in addition to their hometown celebration in Los Angeles, September 5 at the Fonda Theatre, including September 8 in San Francisco at Slim's, andSeptember 27 in New York at Irving Plaza (full dates below), in support of their highly anticipated new record, Lost In Alphaville, due to arrive August 26 on Polyvinyl Record Co. Tickets will go on sale onFriday, August 1, except Los Angeles which is on sale now. We Are Scientists and Ozma will join The Rentals in Los Angeles and Pomona. Ozma will provide direct support in San Francisco.
Lost In Alphaville features a line up of Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig (Lucius- vocals), Ryen Slegr (Ozma - guitars), Lauren Chipman (The Section Quartet - strings) and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys - drums), in addition to lead vocalist, bassist, keyboardist, and songwriter Matt Sharp (ex-Weezer).
Lost In Alphaville will be released on CD, LP, Cassette and digital download via all online outlets. The LP will have a limited edition pressing of 1,000 copies on 180-gram coke bottle clear vinyl that is exclusive to the Polyvinyl e-store as well as a pressing on 180-gram black vinyl.
09/05 - Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre ^
09/07 - Pomona, CA @ Glass House ^
09/08 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's #
09/25 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
09/26 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
09/27 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza (
^ w/ We Are Scientists & Ozma
# w/ Ozma
Photo Credit: Brantley Gutierrez