WITH SUPPORT FROM MISTERWIVES AND SAINT MOTEL
NEW “LA DEVOTEE” MUSIC VIDEO CO-STARS
STRANGER THINGS STAR NOAH SCHNAPP
ACCLAIMED ALBUM DEATH OF A BACHELOR RECEIVES GOLD CERTIFICATION
BY THE RIAA, BECOMING THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE ALBUM RELEASED THIS YEAR TO ACHIEVE THIS MILESTONE
"September 22, 2016 – Panic! At The Disco today announced that they will embark on the Death Of A Bachelor Tour, a headlining U.S. arena run in celebration of the success of their gold-certified fifth studio album Death Of A Bachelor, supported by MisterWives and special guests Saint Motel. The 35-city tour kicks off February 24 in Uncasville, CT and wraps on April 15 in Sunrise, FL making stops at major venues including New York’s Madison Square Garden and L.A.’s The Forum.
Panic! At The Disco will play Greensboro Coliseum on April 11. AT&T is sending customers to the front of the line with AT&T priority pre-sale ticket access beginning on Monday, September 26 at 12 p.m. (Noon) through Thursday, September 29 at 10 p.m. via the AT&T THANKS program. For complete pre-sale details visit att.com/frontoftheline. Tickets for the general public go on-sale starting Friday, September 30 at 10 a.m. on LiveNation.com.
Panic! At The Disco today also released a new music video for “LA Devotee,” a dark and brooding ode to frontman Brendon Urie’s current city co-starring Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) from the acclaimed Netflix series Stranger Things. The eerie clip was directed by SCANTRON and Mel Soria. Watch the video HERE.
Earlier this summer, the Recording Industry Association of America honored Panic! At The Disco with the gold certification of their album Death Of A Bachelor for exceeding 500,000 units sold. Death Of A Bachelor was one of only eleven albums released in 2016 to receive an RIAA certification this year, and the only alternative genre release to reach this milestone. The album also spawned RIAA certified gold singles “Hallelujah” and “Victorious.”
Death Of A Bachelor is available now HERE via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen/Crush Music. The New York Times praised the album saying, “[it] evokes both the flamboyant swagger of Queen and the mechanized gleam of Daft Punk.” P!ATD’s summer co-headline tour with Weezer played to more than half a million fans and was a critical success with media praising their live show as “explosive, anthemic” (Pollstar) and “action-packed minutes of skyscraping vocals and inventive visuals” (Indianapolis Star) while calling Urie’s showmanship “[a]Freddie Mercury-channeling vision of modern rock 'n' roll excess” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).
Produced by Jake Sinclair, Death Of A Bachelor marks the first release from Panic! At The Disco in nearly two years, following 2013's acclaimed Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!. Aside from debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200 Chart, the album has produced five top 15-charting hits on the Hot Rock Songs chart with "Hallelujah," "Emperor's New Clothes," "LA Devotee," current single "Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time," and the album's energetic, lead single "Victorious" charting Top 10 at Alternative. The band will be on TBS’ CONAN tonight at 11 p.m./10c performing the album’s title track.
MisterWives – MisterWives are: Mandy Lee (Vocals), Etienne Bowler (Drums), Will Hehir (Bass), Marc Campbell (Guitar) and Jesse Blum (Keys/Trumpet/Accordion). Hailing from New York, the band has solidified themselves as a force to be reckoned with after the release of their debut album Our Own House (Photo Finish/Republic Records) which featured breakout hits “Reflections,” “Hurricane,” “Our Own House,” and “Not Your Way,” Landing the #1 spot on the Billboard Emerging Artist Chart, the group has gone on to perform at legendary festivals including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Outside Lands ,Governors Ball and appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night With Seth Meyers, and Good Morning America. Recently the group’s cover of Chance The Rapper’s “Same Drugs” which went viral online and hit #1 on the Hype Machine Chart. The band is currently in studio working on their highly anticipated sophomore album.
About Saint Motel:
Los Angeles-based Saint Motel’s kaleidoscopic sound and inventive live performances have earned them a loyal fanbase that flock to their headlining shows and standout sets at festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo. The band scored breakout success with their 2015 Elektra Records debut, My Type EP, whose title track was a top 10 hit at Alternative radio and one of Entertainment Weekly’s “songs of the summer.” “My Type” has logged over 100 million global streams to date, with an additional 13 million views of the track’s self-directed, companion video. Saint Motel is set to release their much anticipated, full length saintmotelevision on October 21, with the album’s lead single “Move” already starting its ascent on the Alternative and Triple A radio charts. The band is currently on a headlining tour through North America that also includes stops at Austin City Limits Music Festival and New Orleans’ Voodoo Festival. For more information, please visit www.saintmotel.com.
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