THE SWORD - Low Country Album Due In September; First Details Revealed

August 11, 2016, 3 years ago

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THE SWORD  - Low Country Album Due In September; First Details Revealed

Following nine months of touring in support of High Country, The Sword returned to the studio to experiment with a stripped down acoustic presentation of the High Country songs. The result, produced by Bryan Richie and mixed by J. Robbins, is Low Country which will see a worldwide release on September 23rd.

The album features cover art by Richey Beckett.

To support Low Country, the band will be heading out as direct support on the Opeth tour (September 29th - October 26th). Bracketing the Opeth tour will be 10 headline shows. The first leg, September 23rd - 28th will feature Ruby The Hatchet as support. The second leg, October 28th through November 1st will feature C Average as support.

Tour dates:

September
22 - New Orleans, LA - Gasa Gasa *
23 - Birmingham, AL - Saturn *
24 - Nashville, TN - Exit/In *
25 - Charlotte, NC - The Underground *
26 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theater *
28 - Richmond, VA - The Broadberry *
29 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE ^
30 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore ^

October
1 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall ^
2 - Boston, MA - House of Blues ^
4 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis ^
5 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall ^
7 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore ^
8 - Akron, OH - Good Year Theater at East End ^
9 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater ^
10 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue ^
12 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom ^
13 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live ^
14 - Austin, TX - Emo’s ^
15 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live! ^
18 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl ^
19 - Tempe, AZ - The Marquee ^
21 - Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades ^
22 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield ^
24 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater ^
25 - Seattle, WA - The Moore ^
26 - Vancouver, Canada - Orpheum ^
28 - Boise, ID - Neurolux *
29 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge *
30 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater*

November
1 - Albuquerque, NM - Launchpad *

^ - with Opeth
* - headline dates



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