MINSK has announced its first western U.S. run in support of its brand new album, "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment".
MINSK will kick off the tour with an appearance at the annual Emissions from the Monolith Festival, being held for the first time in Austin, TX the weekend of May 26-27. From there the Chicago/Peoria quartet will work its way through the southwestern U.S. and up the coast along with MIDDIAN (ex-YOB). MINSK will then make its way home with a string of dates through the Northwest.
In other news, MINSK recently saw the vinyl release of "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment" through Gilead Media. These 2xLPs come in a deluxe gatefold and are available as firey red/orange or black vinyl. For more information, please visit: www.gileadmedia.net. A media player previewing "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment", featuring the tracks "White Wings" and "Embers", can be accessed here.
MINSK tour dates:
May 26 - Austin, TX - Emo's (as part of Emissions From the Monolith Fest)
May 27 - Las Cruces, NM - The Farm
May 28 - Albuquerque, NM - Bandido del Valle
May 29 - Tempe, AZ - The Sets
May 30 - Tucson, AZ - Vaudeville Cabaret
May 31 - San Diego, CA - Scolari's Office
June 01 - Los Angeles, CA - Relax Bar
June 02 - Fresno, CA - The Belmont
June 03 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Blue Lagoon
June 04 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
June 05 - Oakland, CA - The Uptown Nightclub
June 06 - Phoenix, OR - Fatty's
June 07 - Portland, OR - The Tonic Lounge
June 08 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon (w/ BIG BUSINESS)