Papa Roach releases Metamorphosis today and world tour dates

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Papa Roach
Papa Roach
Spending over 10 years as an alternative rock force, Papa Roach have returned in 2009 revitalized and ready to bring their infectious anthems to scores of fans around the world. Boasting a wealth of growth and bravado, their fifth studio album, “Metamorphosis,” is out today, March 24th via DGC/Interscope Records. Remaining true to their LA roots, Metamorphosis was written at the legendary Paramour Mansion and recorded at NRG Recording Studios. The album was co-produced by Jay Baumgardener (311, Evanescence, Incubus) and the band, with James Michael (Motley Crue, Sixx:A.M.) picking up additional co-production credits on five of the tracks. Metamorphosis secures the bands’ legacy in modern rock, showcasing their songwriting growth and maturity over the last decade.

The first single from “Metamorphosis,” “Lifeline” hit radio in January and was the most added song at Rock radio in its first week. Only 8 weeks in, the track has hit #1 at Active Rock and exhibits serious staying power. The band performed the song on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 6th. “Lifeline” is one of the fastest growing songs at active, alternative and mainstream rock and is available online at iTunes, various digital outlets and at Hot Topic stores on an exclusive two-song CD single. Papa Roach recently shot the official video for the song with director Chris Sims (Queens of the Stone Age, Jimmy Eat World), which was immediately premiered on imeem.com, and added at MTV2, MTVu, Fuse, and Music Choice. The video underscores the social messages prevalent throughout the track and the album. Papa Roach will be hitting the road with Nickleback for a full US tour in July, as well as trekking through Europe in June for their first headlining tour in over 2 years.

As a thank you to their most loyal fans, anyone purchasing Metamorphosis as a CD or iTunes digital album will be granted access to the “Backstage Pass” section of the bands site, which will feature exclusive video greetings from the band and more, and will be regularly updated. The URL is www.paparoach.com/promo/backstagepass (those that purchased the CD must have it in their CD-drive to access content).

PAPA ROACH TOUR 2009

WITH BUCKCHERRY & AVENGED SEVENFOLD:
3/24 Chattanooga, TN Memorial Auditorium
3/26 Johnson City, TN Freedom Hall
3/27 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
3/28 Asheville, NC Asheville Civic Center
3/30 Nashville, TN Sommet Center
4/2 Poplar Bluff, MO Black River Coliseum
4/3 Grand Island, NE Heartland Events Center
4/4 Topeka, KS Topeka Event Center
4/6 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
4/7 Belton, TX Belton County Expo Center
4/9 Amarillo, TX Amarillo Civic Center
4/10 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Amphitheater
4/11 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center

EUROPEAN HEADLINING DATES:
4/16 Machester, UK Academy
4/17 London, UK Forum
4/18 Birmingham, UK Academy
4/20 Cologne Live Music Hall
4/21 Amsterdam Melkweg
4/22 Hamburg, GER Docks
4/24 Berlin, GER Huxley’s
4/25 Vienna, AUS Gasometer
4/27 Munich, GER New Backstage
4/28 Zurich, GER X-Tra

CANADIAN AND US DATES
5/2 Vancouver, British Columbia UBC Thunderbird Arena
5/3 Prince George, British Columbia CN Centre
5/5 Edmonton, Alberta Shaw Conference Centre
5/7 Calgary, Alberta Stampede Corral
5/12 Orlando, Florida House Of Blues
5/13 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina House Of Blues
5/15 Richmond, Virginia The National

EUROPEAN SUMMER FESTIVALS:
6/3 Moscow, RUS Tochka
6/5 Nuernberg, GER Rock im ring
6/6 Nuernberg, GER Rock im park
6/7 Prague, CZECH REP Roxy
6/9 Copenhagen, DEN Vega
6/13 Bergum, NETH Waldrock Festival
6/14 Donnington, UK Download Festival
6/15 Exeter, UK Great Hall
6/19 Nantes, FR Hell Fest
6/20 Bilboa, SP Kobetasonik Festival
6/22 Lusanne, CH Les Docks
6/26 Dessel, Belgium Graspop
6/28 Luxembourg Rock A Field Festival

PAPA ROACH ON TOUR WITH NICKELBACK:
7/10 Darien Lake, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
7/14 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
7/15 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
7/18 Pittsburgh, PA Post-Gazette Pavilion
7/21 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
7/22 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
7/24 Boston, MA Comcast Center
7/25 Hartford, CT Meadows Music Theater
7/28 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater
7/29 Bristow, VA Nissan Pavilion
7/31 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte
8/1 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
8/12 Clarkson, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/14 Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
8/15 Noblesville, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
8/17 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Music Center
8/19 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
8/21 Tinley Park, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8/22 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis
8/25 Englewood, CO Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
8/26 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
8/28 Ridgefield, WA Amphitheater at Clark County
8/29 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre
8/31 Marysville, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/1 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View
9/3 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
9/5 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
9/9 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion

2 COMMENTS

  1. i’m also from Lithuania,
    I’m listening Papa Roach, since i was 14, believe me there are a lot of your fans in Lithuania! so please visit us =)

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