Whilst not fresh news, we thought it worth mentioning that cross-country prog supergroup Orbs will be touring from the middle of next month into September in support of their long-awaited debut album Asleep Next To Science. Not only is this an exciting and probably rare opportunity to see something a little bit special, but it’s also mentionable because our review will be coming next week!

This extremely talented and unique band is the brain-child of Between the Buried and Me‘s bassist Dan Briggs and Cradle of Filth keyboardist Ashley Ellyllon, and also features two members of Fear Before.

Dates as follows:

19th August – Legitimate Business – Greensboro, NC (Launch show)
20th August – Skull Alley – Louiseville, KY
21st August – The End – Nashville, TN
22nd August – Juanita’s – Little Rock, AR
23rd August – Rubber Gloves – Denton, TX
24th August – Red 7 – Austin, TX
26th August – The Underground – Phoenix, AZ
27th August – Radio Room – San Diego, CA
28th August – Cobalt Cafe – Los Angeles, CA
29th August – Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA
31st August – Backspace – Portland, OR
1st September – Studio 7 – Seattle, WA
2nd September – Redroom – Boise, ID
3rd September – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
4th September – Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
5th September – Waiting Room – Omaha, NE

All tour dates are with Junius, and they are joined at the launch show by Braveyoung.

Check back next week for the official verdict on crazy roof-bound preachers and tea parties with bears. You ‘eard.

– CG

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