Moist Return With New Album 'Glory Under Dangerous Skies' October 7
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MULTI-PLATINUM ROCKERS MOIST SIGN WITH UNIVERSAL MUSIC CANADA
BAND RETURN WITH THEIR FIRST ALBUM IN 15 YEARS - ‘GLORY UNDER DANGEROUS SKIES’ AVAILABLE OCTOBER 7 & ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR
FIRST SINGLE, “MECHANICAL” TOPS ROCK RADIO CHARTS THIS SUMMER(TORONTO – 20 August, 2014) – Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company is pleased to announce the signing of multi-platinum rockers, Moist to its roster of Canadian talent and confirm the release of their new album Glory Under Dangerous Skies on Oct. 7th along with a national tour commencing Nov 7th. Moist’s triumphant return began with a series of exclusive sold-out shows last fall and culminates with the forthcoming release of their long awaited new album which was recorded in Toronto this past winter and produced by Moist guitarist and Juno nominated producer, Mark Makoway. “Mechanical”, the first single from Glory Under Dangerous Skies has been a top 5 rock radio smash this summer. The band is poised to release their follow-up track, “Black Roses” in September. “The new album and the shows we’ve played this summer have reminded us all of how much fun it is writing music and performing together” says lead vocalist David Usher. “It feels very natural doing this with the band again and everything has just fallen into place. We’re really excited about the new music and the amazing reception we’ve had.” Since the release of Moist’s multi-platinum debut album, Silver (1994), the band has chalked up a long list of impressive accolades that includes, the three-time platinum sophomore release, Creature (1996) and the double-platinum Mercedes Five & Dime (1999). The band has been nominated for ten Juno awards, winning Best New Group in1995 and Best Video for Gasoline in 1997. Moist has sold 1.3 million albums worldwide 2014 Moist Tour dates: NOV 7 – Halifax – Casino Nova Scotia NOV 13 – Moncton – Casino New Brunswick NOV 14 – Quebec City – Imperial NOV 15 – Montreal – Metropolis NOV 21 – Barrie – Sound Empire NOV 22 – Toronto – Danforth Music Hall NOV 26 – Winnipeg – Burton Cummings Theatre NOV 27 – Saskatoon – O’Brians Event Centre NOV 28 – Calgary – Grey Eagle Event Centre NOV 29 – Edmonton – Union Hall DEC 4 – Vancouver – Hard Rock Casino Moist will also be making 50 VIP Fan Experience packages available in select markets which will include exclusive tour merchandise, a copy of the new album, access to their soundcheck and a photo opportunity with the band. These packages will go on sale Thursday, August 21st exclusively on www.moistonline.com.