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Gallows brace for Grey Britain

on February 16, 2009, 1:30pm

In an interview with Kerrang! back in January, Gallows frontman Frank Carter put it simply: “Britain is fucked!” Sure, it may sound like just another cranky English outfit rebelling against the man, but Carter and Co. are apparently fed up enough to to incorporate the belief into their long-awaited sophomore studio album. “It’s all about what’s going on socially, politically and economically in the UK and how it affects us,” Carter goes on to explain.

Yet the topic at hand didn’t stop Gallows from mixing it up a bit on the aptly titled Grey Britain, which is due out officially due out on May 4th; string sections, pianos, and acoustic movements are said to be interlaced amidst the 100% punk fury that we were first introduced to in 2006’s Orchestra of Wolves. Talk about not being influenced by the major labels…

In support of the release, the Gallows will hit the road beginning in May for a 15-date U.K. tour before heading to the U.S in June to take part in the 2009 edition of the Vans Warped Tour.

Grey Britain Tracklist:
01. The Riverbank
02. London is the Reason
03. Leeches
04. Black Eyes
05. I Dread the Night
06. The Vulture (Acts I & II)
07. The Riverbed
08. The Great Forgiver
09. Graves
10. Queensberry Rules
11. Misery
12. Crucifucks

Gallows 2009 Tour Dates:
05/02 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2
05/03 – Sheffield, UK @ Leadmill
05/06 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
05/08 – Glasgow, UK @ ABC
05/09 – Newcastle, UK @ Academy
05/10 – Leeds, UK @ Metropolitan Hall
05/12 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
05/13 – Norwich, UK @ UEA
05/15 – Oxford, UK @ Academy
05/16 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy
05/18 – Bristol, UK @ Academy
05/19 – Portsmouth, UK @ Pyramids
05/21 – London, UK @ HMV Forum
05/25 – Belfast, IE @ Limelight
05/26 – Dublin, IE @ O2 Academy

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