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Royal Thunder Confirm U.S. Tour; NPR Feature and "Parsonz Curse" Mp3 Available Now
· Toddstar on May 09 2012 22:43:20
Tour News
ROYAL THUNDER CONFIRM U.S. TOUR; NPR FEATURE AND "PARSONZ CURSE" MP3 AVAILABLE NOW

RECORD RELEASE SHOW CONFIRMED FOR MAY 26 AT THE EARL IN ATLANTA


Photo credit: Christy Parry



Royal Thunder, the Atlanta based quartet Brooklyn Vegan described as "Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde fronting Black Sabbath," will tour with Valient Thorr and Holy Grail this Summer.

Mlny Parsonz and Josh Weaver were recently interviewed by NPR with that piece and an mp3 of "Parsonz Curse" available today here:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2012/05/08/151945138/behind-parsonz-curse-the-bellowing-howl-of-royal-thunder.

CVI, the band's debut album, is available May 22 via Relapse Records with pre-orders offered here:
http://www.relapse.com/label/cvi-cd.html.

"Finally!  We get to tour with our new album,CVI, coming out before we hit the road," said Parzonz about the six-week U.S. trek.  "I've seen Valient Thorr several times and every time they make me smile from ear to ear.  To be doing this run with them , the Kick Ass and Holy Grail is sure to be a good time."

Royal Thunder tour dates (all shows with Valient Thorr and Holy Grail except May 26):
May 26    Atlanta, GA    The Earl
June 10    Richmond, VA    Strange Matter
June 12    Huntington, WV    V Club
June 13    Pittsburgh, PA    The Smiling Moose
June 14    Lancaster, PA    Chameleon Club
June 16    Allston, MA    Great Scott
June 17    New York, NY    Mercury Lounge
June 19    Cleveland, OH    The Grog Shop
June 20    Chicago, IL    Double Door
June 21    Detroit, MI    Small's
June 22    Grand Rapids, MI    The Pyramid Scheme
June 23    Madison, WI    The Frequency
June 24    Minneapolis, MN    Triple Rock Social Club
June 26    Lincoln, NE    Rye Room @ Bourbon Theatre
June 27    Denver, CO    The Marquis Theater
June 28    Salt Lake City, UT    In The Venue
June 29    Boise, ID    Neurolux
June 30    Seattle, WA    El Corazon
July 01    Portland, OR    The Star Theatre
July 02    Sparks, NV    The Alley
July 03    San Francisco, CA    Bottom of the Hill
July 05    Los Angeles, CA   The Down & Out
July 06    San Diego, CA    The Casbah
July 07    Santa Ana, CA    The Constellation Room @ The Observatory
July 10    Phoenix, AZ    Rhythm Room
July 12    Colorado Springs, CO    The Black Sheep
July 13    Omaha, NE    Sokol Underground
July 14    Columbia, MO    Mojo's
July 15    Indianapolis, IN    Birdy's Live
July 18    Chattanooga, TN    JJ's Bohemia
July 19    Charlotte, NC    Chop Shop

Royal Thunder recently recorded a live performance of "Sleeping Witch" for indieATL, an online partner of Georgia State University radio station WRAS 88.5.  The clip can be seen here:
http://indieatl.com/indieatl-videos/first-video-from-royal-thunder-indieatl-session-sleeping-witch/.

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