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We Are Scientists North American Tour Starts June 13th!

After the release of their bold and brilliant sixth album Megaplex, poppy indie-rockers We Are Scientists are hitting the road for a full North American tour starting June 13 at Boston’s Sonia. The tour hits 20 cities throughout the summer including New York (June 16), Chicago (June 22), Washington DC (June 26), Seattle (July 6), and Los Angeles (July 11 & 12). See below for the full list of dates!

WE ARE SCIENTISTS TOUR DATES

June 13    Boston, MA              Sonia
June 14    Philadelphia, PA    Johnny Brenda’s
June 15    Dover, MD                Firefly Music Festival
June 16    New York, NY          Bowery Ballroom
June 18    Toronto, ON            Horseshoe Tavern
June 19    Pittsburgh, PA        Mr. Smalls
June 20    Columbus, OH        Rumba Cafe
June 21    Indianapolis, IN      The Hi-Fi
June 22    Chicago, IL               Empty Bottle
June 23    Cincinnati, OH        MOTR Pub
June 25    Richmond, VA         The Camel
June 26    Washington, DC      Rock & Roll Hotel
July 6       Seattle, WA               The Crocodile
July 7       Vancouver, BC         The Fox
July 8       Portland, OR            Doug Fir
July 10     San Francisco, CA   The Chapel
July 11     Los Angeles, CA       The Moroccan
July 12     Los Angeles, CA       The Moroccan
July 13     San Diego, CA           Casbah
July 14     Pioneertown, CA     Pappy & Harriets
Aug 11     Bethlehem PA            Musikfest

“In the past we’ve used our music to educate, to enlighten, to awaken people to the depth and complexity of moral concerns. This time, we really wanted to drop a fun-bomb. Something to dance or f*** to,” states one half of the duo CHRIS CAIN, and Megaplex achieves just that. Recorded at Tim Wheeler from Ash’s Atomic Heart Studios in NYC and once again produced by Max Hart (ex-Katy Perry), the band set about honing down a sprawling burst of creativity to make the concise pop beast that is Megaplex.

“It takes a lot of hard work, a lot of honing of craft to make it to six records,” explains singer KEITH MURRAY. “ I mean, the Velvet Underground never made six albums. The Smiths didn’t. Pavement, Guns N’ Roses, The Stooges — none of them could do it. So, I guess we’re just objectively better than those bands now? It’s just a mathematical fact, right? Van Halen made six with David Lee Roth but only four with Sammy Hagar, so I guess we’re better than Hagar-era Van Halen but only just as good as Roth-era? Which, saying it out loud, makes total sense, yeah.”

These are stark facts that cannot be argued when faced with the ten melodious molten nuggets of Megaplex that are simply blinding in their brightness. Yes folks, We Are Scientists are very much back.

Check Out Megaplex herehttps://100-records.lnk.to/MegaplexWE

About RJ Frometa

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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