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Bloodsucking, Lethargic Freaks! ELECTRIC SIX Ready “Fresh Blood for Tired Vampyres” for October Release

With the dawning of another Autumn comes the announcement of a new ELECTRIC SIX album. Just in time for Halloween, the Detroit dance rockers are back with Fresh Blood for Tired Vampyres, set for release on October 7, 2016 via Metropolis Records. Consistently releasing mind-bending albums annually since 2005, they’ve spiced things up with a heavier dose of atmosphere and textures on their twelfth studio album.

The group has dabbled in numerous genres in the past such as dance, punk, hip-hop and R&B, but Fresh Blood for Tired Vampyres demonstrates the ability to combine all these genres into one cohesive album.  From the Grandmaster Flash-inspired “Number Of The Beast” to the super smooth tour of the NYC outer boroughs “Mood Is Improving,” Fresh Blood finds itself in an urban sprawl with beats, rhythms and Dick Valentine’s trademark, inflection-heavy gruff vocals pulling listeners along for the ride. Pumping a heavy pop injection, “I’ll Be In Touch” and “Dance With Dark Forces” reel in the listener off the street and into the club. The beautiful and haunting “Spacewalkin’” closes out the album and assures the listener that the vampire has now fed and will live a thousand more years, albeit in outer space.

TOUR DATES

Sep 23

The Loft

Lansing, MI

Sep 24

Hell’s Half Mile Festival

Bay City, MI

Sep 26

The Horseshoe Tavern

Toronto, Canada

Sep 27

Red Dog

Peterborough, Canada

Sep 28

Studio @ The Waiting Room

Buffalo, NY

Sep 29

Middle East

Cambridge, MA

Sep 30

Studio@Webster Hall

New York, NY

Oct 01

Metro Gallery

Baltimore, MD

Oct 02

Black Cat

Washington, DC

Oct 04

Milkboy

Philadelphia, PA

Oct 05

Cat’s Cradle

Carrboro, NC

Oct 06

The Earl

Atlanta, GA

Oct 07

House of Blues

New Orleans, LA

Oct 08

Saturn

Birmingham, AL

Oct 09

Zanzabar

Louisville, KY

Oct 11

Club Cafe

Pittsburgh, PA

Oct 12

The Basement

Columbus, OH

Oct 13

High Noon Saloon

Madison, WI

Oct 14

Double Door

Chicago, IL

Oct 15

Frankie’s

Toledo, OH

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Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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