Dinosaur Jr. Walks The Earth

Dinosaur Jr. is anything but extinct: the alternative rockers are back with a new album and world tour.

The tour starts in Europe and mostly focuses on that continent and North America, although a show is scheduled for Japan in August.

Things kick off in Villeurbanne, France June 2 and the European dates continue until July 14, when the band comes to Pawtucket, R.I.

There are a in Los Angeles with Heron Oblivion; three nights at  in San Francisco; and two nights at  in Denver with Steve Gunn.

Dinosaur Jr. has previously announced a run of dates with  in July, which are still on, as are a number of festival appearances throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not, the band’s latest release, is slated for release in August and is the Dinosaur’s first record in four years. An official announcement featuring Henry Rollins was posted to the band’s website today.

The band is playing with its original membership from its formation in 1984, despite a period of lineup changes and inactivity in the ’90s and 2000’s.

Here is the full routing for Dinosaur Jr. for all of the summer into autumn:
June 2 — Villeurbanne, France, Le Transbordeur
June 3 — Barcelona, Spain, Parc del Forum (Primavera Sound)
June 4 — Nimes, France, Paloma (This Is Not A Love Song)
June 5 — Mannheim, Germany, Maimarktgelande (Maifeld Derby Festival)
June 7 — Leipzig, Germany, Taubchenthal
June 8 — Prague, Czech Republic, Lucerna Music Bar
June 9 — Basel, Switzerland, Kaserne
June 10 — Oporto, Portugal, Parque De Cidade (NOS Primavera Sound)
June 11 — Bern, Switzerland, Dachstock
June 13 — Erlangen, Germany, E-Werk
June 15 — Kortrijk, Belgium, De Kreun VZW (Night Beats)
June 16 — Sint Niklaas, Belgium, De Casino
June 17 — Duisburg, Germany, Landschaftspark Duisburg – Nord (Traumzeit Festival)
June 18 — Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands, Beekse Bergen (Best Kept Secret Festival)
June 21 — Sesto San Giovanni, Italy, Carroponte
June 23 — Padova, Italy, Parco Della Musica
June 24 — Zagreb, Croatia, Tvornica
July 14 — Pawtucket, R.I., The Met
July 15 — Brooklyn, N.Y., The Amphitheater At Coney Island Boardwalk (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 16 — Asbury Park, N.J., Stone Pony Summer Stage (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 17 — Port Chester, N.Y., The Capitol Theatre (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 19 — Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 20 — Philadelphia, Pa., The Fillmore Philadelphia (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 22 — Sterling Heights, Mich., Freedom Hill Amphitheatre (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 23 — Cleveland, Ohio, Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
July 25 — Indianapolis, Ind., Murat Theatre (w/ Jane’s Addiction)
Aug. 14 — Atlanta, Ga., The Masquerade (The Wrecking Ball ATL)
Aug. 20 — Chiba, Japan, Makuhari Messe
Sept. 7 — New Haven, Conn., College Street Music Hall
Sept. 8 — Washington, DC, 9:30 Club
Sept. 9 — Norfolk, Va., The NorVa
Sept. 10 — Charlotte, N.C., Neighborhood Theatre
Sept. 11 — Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel
Sept. 13 — Birmingham, Ala., Saturn
Sept. 14 — New Orleans, La., Tipitina’s Uptown
Sept. 15 — Houston, Texas, White Oak Music Hall
Sept. 16 — Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater
Sept. 17 — Dallas, Texas, Granada Theater
Sept. 19 — Phoenix, Ariz., The Crescent Ballroom
Sept. 20 — Solana Beach, Calif., Belly Up Tavern
Sept. 22 — Los Angeles, Calif., Teragram Ballroom
Sept. 23 — Los Angeles, Calif., Teragram Ballroom
Sept. 24 — Pioneertown, Calif., Pappy And Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace (Desert Stars Festival)
Sept. 26 — San Francisco, Calif., The Independent
Sept. 27 — San Francisco, Calif., The Independent
Sept. 28 — San Francisco, Calif., The Independent
Sept. 29 — Portland, Ore., McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
Sept. 30 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Commodore Ballroom
Oct. 1 — Seattle, Wash., The Showbox
Oct. 3 — Salt Lake City, Utah, The Depot
Oct. 4 — Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater
Oct. 5 — Denver, Colo., Bluebird Theater
Oct. 7 — Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue
Oct. 8 — Chicago, Ill., Metro / Smart Bar
Oct. 9 — Millvale, Pa., Mr. Small’s Theatre
Oct. 29 — Groningen, Netherlands, Vera
Oct. 30 — Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Den Atelier
Oct. 31 — Paris, France, Elysee Montmartre
Nov. 1 — Brussels, Belgium, Ancienne Belgique
Nov. 4 — Weissenhauser Strand, Germany, Ferienpark Weissenhauser Strand (Rolling Stone Weekender)
Nov. 5 — Malmo, Sweden, Kulturbolaget
Nov. 8 — Stockholm, Sweden, Debaser Medis
Nov. 9 — Copenhagen, Denmark, Amager Bio
Nov. 10 — Aarhus, Denmark, Fonden VoxHall
Nov. 11 — Berlin, Germany, Astra Kulturhaus
Nov. 14 — Bristol, United Kingdom, Motion Bristol
Nov. 15 — Dublin, Ireland, Vicar Street
Nov. 17 — Glasgow, United Kingdom, ABC1
Nov. 18 — London, United Kingdom, O2 Forum Kentish Town
Nov. 19 — Manchester, United Kingdom, Albert Hall

Tickets to many of these shows are on sale now and the best place for more info is Dinosaur Jr.’s Facebook page