PUDDLE OF MUDD RE-RELEASE ALBUM AND ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES WITH SOIL 13th September 2011
Puddle Of Mudd are set to release 're: (disc)overed' through Goomba Music on the 3rd October 2011. The band have also announced a full UK tour thoughout October 2011.
After four albums, six million record sales, sold-out crowds and more than a dozen radio hits, Puddle of Mudd has cemented its reputation and its repertoire in the rock 'n' roll world. It's the proverbial force to be reckoned with, possessing the kind of track record - think 'Blurry', 'Drift & Die', 'She Hates Me', 'Away From Me', 'Psycho' and 'Control' for starters - most bands would be proud to have over an entire career.
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're: (disc)overed' is an entirely different kind of endeavor for the group, which has been churning out its own material since Wesley Scantlin formed the band nearly 20 years ago in Kansas City, Mo. This time the Mudd men have put down their pens in favour of recording 11 of their favorite rock songs of all time - classics by the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, the Steve Miller Band, AC/DC, Elton John and many others.
Some are perfectly in character; others are surprising. But ultimately 're: (disc)overed' is Puddle of Mudd getting to both show and explore some different sides of its musical makeup. The UK release will also feature two extra bonus tracks.
"When we were on the road last time we had been playing (AC/DC's) 'TNT' and (Miller's) 'The Joker' and 'War Pigs' by Black Sabbath and 'Summer Lovin' from the Grease soundtrack - just kind of bouncing around, doing covers," Scantlin says. "We never put any cover songs on our records before, so it just seemed like something fun to do. Plus they're all hit songs, all timeless songs. Who wouldn't want to make a record like that?"
1. Gimme Shelter
2. Old Man
4. Stop Draggin' My Heart Around
5. The Joker
6. Everybody Wants You
7. Rocket Man
8. All Right Now
9. Shooting Star
10. D'yer Mak'er
11. Funk #49
13. With A Little Help From My Friends
After a rapturous warm up show at London Dingwalls and performing on the main stage at Download 2011 in June of this year the band are set to take the stage with Soil for a co-headline tour in October 2011. See dates below.
Friday 14th Oct Electric Ballroom, London
Saturday 15th Oct Kasbah, Coventry
Sunday 16th Oct Central Station & Yales
Tuesday 18th Oct The Garage & G2, Glasgow
Wed 19th Oct The Empire, Middlesbrough
Friday 21st Oct Fibbers, York
Saturday 22nd Oct Club Revolution, Peterborough
Sunday 23rd Oct MoHo Live, Manchester
Tuesday 25th Oct Corporation, Sheffield
Wed 26th Oct Coal Exchange, Cardiff
Thursday 27th Oct The Waterfront, Norwich
Friday 28th Oct The Talking Heads, Southampton
Tickets cost £15 (London £17) subject to booking charge. Purchase tickets at www.ticketweb.co.uk or 24hr cc number