Royal Blood In The USA

Perfect timing – Royal Blood just announced a U.S. tour, right as Pollstar was getting ready to send this week’s issue to the printers with the band on the cover. The excursion takes place before the British rock duo supports Foo Fighters this summer.  

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St. Andrews Hall, Detroit, Mich.

Today the band unveiled the official video for “Out Of The Black,” directed by David Wilson (who’s worked with Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire and Metronomy) and Christy Karacas, creator of Adult Swim’s “Superjail!”

“Out Of The Black” hails from Royal Blood’s self-titled debut album, which was released in August.

Royal Blood is spending the weekend playing St. Jerome’s Laneaway Festival. After that the guys tour Europe on a trip that’s booked through April.

Here’s the band’s U.S. headline schedule:

April 11 – Indio, Calif., Empire Polo Club (Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival)
April 13 – Los Angeles, Calif., The Fonda    
April 14 – San Francisco, Calif., Slim’s        
April 15 – San Francisco, Calif., Slim’s    
April 17 – Pomona, Calif., The Glass House Concert Hall  
April 18 – Indio, Calif., Empire Polo Club (Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival)         
April 19 – Sacramento, Calif., Ace Of Spades
May 23 – Vancouver, British Columbia, The Vogue Theatre
May 25 – Portland, Ore., Wonder Ballroom
May 27 – Murray, Utah, The Murray Theater
May 28 – Boulder, Colo., Fox Theatre          
May 30 – Des Moines, Iowa, Wooly’s          
May 31 – Madison, Wis., High Noon Saloon
June 1 – Milwaukee, Wis., The Rave II / Eagles Hall
June 3 – Chicago, Ill., Metro / Smart Bar      
June 4 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
June 10 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club        
June 11 – Charlotte, N.C., Amos’ SouthEnd
June 13 – Atlanta, Ga., Center Stage Theater

Mini Mansions support May 25-31 and June 10-13.

Royal Blood has a few other festival appearances lined up, including Governors Ball Music Music in New York and Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tenn. The events haven’t released their daily schedules yet.  

Tickets are on sale now.

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