EUROPE TOUR 06/04/12 – FR – LYON @ Le Clacson + JAMES LEG 07/04/12 – FR – CREIL @ La Grange à Musique 09/04/12 – NL – UTRECHT@ Db’s 10/04/12 – FR - LILLE @ La Péniche + JAMES LEG 11/04/12 – FR – PARIS @ Point Ephemere + James Leg 12/04/12 – IT – TORINO @ Spazio 211 13/04/12 – IT – ROMA @ Init 14/04/12 – IT – BOLOGNA @ Covo 16/04/12 – FR – BORDEAUX @ Iboat + JAMES LEG 17/04/12 – FR – MONTPELLIER @ TaF Secret Place 18/04/12 – SP – BARCELONA @ Rock Sound 19/04/12 – SP – BILBAO @ Café ANTZOKIA 20/04/12 – SP – ONATI @ Gaztereku 21/04/12 – SP – MURCIA @ Micro Musicas Fest 22/04/12 – SP – MADRID @ El Sol 25/04/12 – BE – BRUXELLES @ VK CONCERT 26/04/12 – NL – AMSTERDAM @ Melkweg Sygar Club 27/04/12 – [...]
It’s been quite a blast, quite sad that its reached its end. Couldn’t have asked for a better tour. Huge thanks to Graveyard for bringing Radio Moscow on the road and to Lonnie and Billy for saving the tour! Also thanks to the Mad Alchemist for bringing his liquid light show on the road with us! And of course, thank you to all the fans that came out and joined us. See y’all on the road again soon.
After Green & Wood, Radio Moscow took the stage, almost unrecognizable from just three weeks ago when singer/songwriter, guitarist, and band leader Parker Griggs parted ways with the other two-thirds of his power trio and flew in bassist Billy Ellsworth and drummer Lonnie Blanton to support him on this tour and potentially beyond. Thrown to the wolves by the band’s frontman, the two newbies immediately demonstrated their worthiness on set opener Broke Down, off the 2009 albumBrain Cycles. Blanton’s thunderous work on his minimalist kit and Ellsworth’s rolling, muddy bass provided the ideal backdrop for Griggs’ inspired throwback guitar work. Radio Moscow continued their roll on Speedfreak and Creepin, both off 2011’sThe Great Escape of Leslie Magnafuzz, with Griggs and company sounding like they’d been together all along. During “Speedfreak”’s calamitous ending, all three band members were lost in their own instruments, but somehow producing a singular vision of modern blues metal. They seemlessly [...]