Dead Can Dance Announce New Album, Tour

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Dead Can Dance has agreed to a joint venture with [PIAS] Recordings over the release of the band's first new studio album in more than 16 years.

"Anastasis" Dead Can Dance's 10th studio album will be released on August 16th as a CD, double LP and download, with a limited edition package to be sold exclusively via the band’s website. This will be the band's first studio release since their 1996 effort "Spiritchaser."

The group will be prepping a tour in support of their new album, with plans to hit four continents over an eight month period. It will be Dead Can Dance's first live foray since their SRO 2005 tour. Much of the tour is already sold out, including a performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 26th October, which sold-out within 48 hours of ticket release.

The band is managed by Richard Jones of Key Music Management, who also handles the Pixies and No Ceremony.

NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

Aug 9 – Canada – Vancouver – Orpheum
Aug 10 – USA – Seattle – Marymoor Amphitheater
Aug 12 – USA – Berkeley – Greek Theater
Aug 14 – USA – Los Angeles – Gibson Amphitheater
Aug 15 – USA – San Diego – Humphreys
Aug 17 – USA – Salt Lake City – Red Butte Garden
Aug 19 – USA – Denver – Temple Hoyle Buell Theater
Aug 21 – USA – Chicago – Millennium Park
Aug 23 – Canada – Toronto – Sony Center
Aug 24 – Canada – Montreal – Bell Center
Aug 26 – USA – Philadelphia – Verizon Hall
Aug 27 – USA – Vienna VA – Wolftrap
Aug 29 – USA – New York – Beacon Theater
Aug 30 – USA – New York – Beacon Theater
Sep 1 – USA – Norfolk, NC – Performing Arts Center
Sep 4 – USA – Nashville – Ryman Auditorium
Sep 5 – USA – Atlanta – Cobb Performing Arts
Sep 7 – USA – Austin – Moody Theater ACL

EUROPEAN TOUR 2012

Sep 16 – Lebanon – Beirut – Zouk Amphitheatre
Sep 19 – Turkey – Istanbul – HCTAT
Sep 21 – Greece – Thessaloniki – Earth Theatre
Sep 23 – Greece – Athens – Lycabetus Theatre
Sep 25 – Holland – Utrecht – MCV
Sep 27 – France – Paris – Grand Rex
Sep 29 – Belgium – Brussels – Cirque Royal
Oct 1 – Germany – Frankfurt – Alte Oper
Oct 3 – Germany – Berlin – Tempodrom
Oct 5 – Germany – Hamburg – CCH
Oct 7 – Germany – Munich – Philharmonie
Oct 8 – Germany – Cologne – Philharmonie
Oct 10 – Czech Rep. – Prague – KCP
Oct 12 – Russia – St. Petersburg – Ice Palace
Oct 13 – Russia – Moscow – Crocus City Hall
Oct 15 – Poland – Warsaw – Sala Kongresowa
Oct 17 – Hungary – Budapest – Papp Laszlo Arena
Oct 19 – Italy – Milan – Teatro Degli Arcimboldi
Oct 20 – Switzerland – Geneva – Batiment Des Forces Motrices
Oct 22 – Spain – Barcelona – Auditori
Oct 24 – Portugal – Porto – Casa Da Musica
Oct 26 – England – London – Royal Albert Hall
Oct 28 – Ireland – Dublin – Grand Canal Theatre

South America, Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia dates to follow.

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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