“Sponge costume ideas? We need some ideas…” the Detroit-based alternative rock band recently tweeted. Rock-O-Ween is set for Oct. 19 at Raks in Jackson, Mich., with special guests Kaleido, Darling Down, Kung Fu Diesel, Red Stone Souls and Oeno.
Both Sponge and Spacehog have new tunes to show off. Sponge is supporting its seventh full-length album, Stop the Bleeding, which was released in September.
As for Spacehog, the English glam rockers put out its fourth LP, As It Is On Earth, earlier this year as their first new album since 2001’s The Hogyssey.
Here’s the plan for the co-bill:
Dec. 5 – Patchogue, N.Y., Emporium
Dec. 6 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
Dec. 7 – New York, N.Y., The Marlin Room @ Webster Hall
Dec. 8 – Ardmore, Pa., The Ardmore Music Hall
Dec. 11 – Toronto, Ontario, Lee’s Palace
Dec. 12 – Detroit, Mich., Magic Stick
Dec. 13 – Sturtevant, Wis., Route 20 Outhouse
Dec. 14 – Joliet, Ill., Mojoes
Dec. 15 – Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Grog Shop
Tickets are on sale now.
And click here to read Pollstar’s recent interview with Sponge frontman Vinnie Dombroski.