INSTITUTE: Former BUSH Frontman To Release New Album In September

Billboard.com is reporting that former BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale will reelase the debut album from his new band, INSTITUTE, on September 13 via Interscope. Entitled "Distort Yourself", the CD features Rossdale alongside guitarist Chris Traynor (BUSH, HELMET), bassist Cache Tolman (RIVAL SCHOOLS) and session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese (SPLIT LIP/CHAMBERLAIN skinsman Charlie Walker has since been enlisted as the band's touring drummer). First single "Bullet-Proof Skin" will go to U.S. rock radio outlets in August; a video will be shot in the coming weeks by director Rob Cohen, who will feature the song in his upcoming film, "Stealth".

"Distort Yourself" was produced by HELMET leader Page Hamilton and features the following track listing:

01. Bullet-Proof Skin
02. Animals Attack
03. Come on Over
04. Information Age
05. Wasteland
06. Boombox
07. Seventh Wave
08. Heat of Your Love
09. Ambulances
10. Secrets & Lies
11. Mountains
12. Save the Robots

INSTITUTE's tour dates (venues TBA):

Aug. 11 - San Diego
Aug. 12 - Los Angeles
Aug. 13 - Phoenix
Aug. 16 - Dallas
Aug. 17 - Houston
Aug. 19 - Atlanta
Aug. 20 - St. Louis
Aug. 21 - Kansas City
Aug. 23 - Minneapolis
Aug. 24 - Chicago
Aug. 26 - Philadelphia
Aug. 27 - Pittsburgh
Aug. 29 - Boston
Aug. 30 - New York

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