Lots Of Love From ZZ Ward

Is ZZ Ward a lover or a fighter? Well, you’ll have to listen to her new album to find out. The singer/songwriter unveiled her new single today, “Love 3X,” from her upcoming LP, “This Means War,” along with the routing for a U.S. tour.

Photo: Mark C. Austin
Pemberton Music Festival, Pemberton, BC, Canada

This Means War is the follow-up to her critically-acclaimed debut, 2012’s Til The Casket Drops. Ward produced This Means War with Grammy-award winner S1, who has worked with Kanye, Madonna, Eminem and Beyoncé. Her PR reps say her sophomore album “is a sexy, girl power romp with a badass beatbeat.”

Check out “Love 3X” at Nylon.com.     

Preorders for thee album are available now. Album bundles come with first access to tickets for the tour, exclusive video updates, and the chance to be one of the first fans to hear the new music.

Here’s the itinerary for the tour:

May 30 – Napa, Calif., Napa Valley Exposition (BottleRock Napa Valley)           
July 17 – Louisville, Ky., Louisville Waterfront Park (Forecastle Festival)
Aug. 28 – Dallas, Texas, Granada Theater
Aug. 29 – Houston, Texas, House Of Blues
Aug. 30 – Austin, Texas, Emo’s
Sept. 1 – New Orleans, La., House of Blues
Sept. 3 – Mississippi State, Miss., Lee Hall Auditorium  
Sept. 4 – Nashville, Tenn., Marathon Music Works
Sept. 5 – Columbus, Ohio, Arena District (Fashion Meets Music Festival)
Sept. 7 – Atlanta, Ga., Center Stage Atlanta
Sept. 8 – Charleston, S.C., Music Farm
Sept. 9 – Orlando, Fla., The Beacham 
Sept. 11 – Charlotte, N.C., The Fillmore Charlotte
Sept. 12 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
Sept. 13 – Boston, Mass., Royale Nightclub Boston
Sept. 18 – New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza
Sept. 20 – Philadelphia, Pa., Union Transfer
Sept. 22 – Toronto, Ontario, Opera House Concert Venue
Sept. 23 – Cleveland, Ohio, House Of Blues
Sept. 25 – Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue
Sept. 27 – Chicago, Ill., House Of Blues
Sept. 29 – St. Louis, Mo., The Pageant
Sept. 30 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theater
Oct. 2 – Denver, Colo., Fillmore Auditorium
Oct. 3 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot
Oct. 4 – Boise, Idaho, Knitting Factory Concert House
Oct. 7 – Spokane, Wash., Knitting Factory Concert House
Oct. 8 – Portland, Ore., Roseland Theater
Oct. 9 – Seattle, Wash., The Neptune
Oct. 11 – San Francisco, The Fillmore
Oct. 16 – Los Angeles, El Rey Theatre
Oct. 17 – Tempe, Ariz., The Marquee
Oct. 18 – San Diego, Calif., House Of Blues  

Album presales begin Wednesday, May 20. Additional presales are scheduled next week. Tickets go on sale to the general public May 29. Visit ZZWard.com for more information.