Experience The Dandy Warhols' Gritty Evolution with ROCKMAKER

In the wake of last fall's gritty anthem, "The Summer of Hate," which garnered attention from Q Magazine and Post-Punk.com for its raw energy and punk sensibilities, The Dandy Warhols are gearing up for the release of their twelfth studio album, ROCKMAKER. Known for their eclectic experimentation and boundary-pushing soundscapes, the band continues to evolve, exploring darker territories within the realms of post-punk and goth while maintaining their signature psych-rock roots.

Courtney Taylor-Taylor, the band's enigmatic frontman, draws inspiration from iconic acts like The Damned, MC5, and The Stooges, infusing ROCKMAKER with a gritty edge and relentless guitar riffs. Reflecting on the album's inception, Taylor-Taylor notes a desire for heavy guitar-driven records in a musical landscape that often falls short of their expectations. With ROCKMAKER, The Dandy Warhols set out to fill that void, crafting a record that embodies their distinct vision and sonic preferences.

To bring their vision to life, the band enlisted the expertise of celebrated British DJ and producer Keith Tenniswood, known for his work with David Holmes and Primal Scream, for mastering duties. Additionally, acclaimed British producer Jagz Kooner, whose credits include Massive Attack and Kasabian, handled mixing, adding layers of depth and texture to the album's dynamic soundscapes.

ROCKMAKER promises to be a sonic journey unlike any other, blending elements of punk, metal, and psych-rock into a cohesive and compelling listening experience. With tracks like "Danzig With Myself," featuring Frank Black of Pixies fame on fuzzy surf guitar, the album showcases The Dandy Warhols' ability to push musical boundaries while staying true to their roots.

As the release date for ROCKMAKER approaches, anticipation builds among fans and critics alike. With its release slated for March 15, 2024, via Sunset Blvd. Records, the album promises to make a significant impact on the contemporary music scene.

In support of the album release and the band's upcoming Spring tour, opportunities for interviews and promotional events abound. For fans eager to experience The Dandy Warhols' latest sonic exploration, ROCKMAKER offers a captivating glimpse into the band's evolving musical landscape.

Spring 2024 U.S. Tour:
March 4 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 
March 5 – Boston, MA @ Royale 
March 6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Ardmore 
March 7 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom 
March 9 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall 
March 11 – Montreal, Qbc @ Le Studio TD 
March 12 – Toronto, Ontario @ Danforth Music Hall 
March 14 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall 
March 15 – Indianapolis, IN @ Vogue 
March 16 – St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall 
March 18 – Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre 
March 19 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda 

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