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Garbage Kicks Off Second Leg Of U.S. Tour In Chicago
· Toddstar on August 08 2012 23:32:55
Tour News




After an extensive run of international dates, Garbage have returned to the U.S. and will kick off a second leg of dates at the Metro in Chicago for a sold out show. The band is touring in support of their May release, and first album in seven years, Not Your Kind Of People, which SPIN called, ..."grungy, trip-hop addled pop designed to stoke the last dance at the end of days." The album was released on the band's own STUNVOLUME Record Label and debuted at Number One on the Alternative Album Charts.

8th - Kansas City, MO - KRBZ's Buzz Under The Stars Series at Berkley Riverfront Park
9th - Madison, WI - Pondamonium - Warner Park
11th - Omaha, NE - Maha Festival - Stinson Park

14th - Richmond, VA - The National
15th - Bristow, VA - DC101 Kerfuffle
16th - Charlotte, NC - 106.5 The End Weenie Roast
22nd - Atlanta, GA - Music Midtown
26th - Seattle, WA - Showbox SoDo
27th - Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre
29th - Vancouver, BC - The Centre for Performing Arts

1st - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre
2nd - Los Angeles, CA - The Palladium
5th - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
6th - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre - SOLD OUT
9th - Houston, TX - House of Blues - SOLD OUT
10th - Austin, TX - La Zona Rosa - SOLD OUT

Not Your Kind of People:
iTunes (Standard Edition | Deluxe Edition)
Amazon MP3 ( Standard Edition |  Deluxe Edition)
CD (Standard Edition | Deluxe Edition)


After forming in Madison, WI, Garbage released their self-titled debut album in 1995 and rode a wave of visually arresting, female-fronted alternative rock bands.  The album spawned the hit singles "Stupid Girl" and "Only Happy When It Rains" and was certified double platinum in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  The band won the Breakthrough Artist Award at the 1996 MTV Europe Music Awards, and was nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy® Award. Their second album, Version 2.0, was released in 1998 and topped the charts in the United Kingdom.  It was nominated for two Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and Best Rock Album.  2001's Beautiful Garbage was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine's Top 10 Albums Of The Year.  In 2005, Garbage released Bleed Like Me, earning the band its highest chart position with a No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.  In 2007, the band released a retrospective collection called Absolute Garbage. Garbage has sold over 12 million albums worldwide. They have performed in over thirty-five countries and will tour extensively worldwide in support of this new release.

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