The Faint Announce 'Doom Abuse' LP and Tour
  • TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014

  • Posted by: Matt Howard

Founding fathers of dance-rock, The Faint will release Doom Abuse, their ninth career album and first in six years, on April 8th. After recently touring in support of the re-release of their iconic 2001 work Danse Macabre's remaster, the Omaha legends completed the new 12-track effort with mixing help from fellow Nebraska native Mike Mogis. The record will be their first under the SQE Records imprint.

To accompany the announcement, Todd Fink and crew shared a music video for the album's first single, "Help in the Head", and it's as bleak and industrial as any fan could hope it to be. Similar to the force of 1999's Blank-Wave Arcade, the new song emphasizes a foreboding tone—a sense of uncertainty that only sex, drugs, and booze could stall.



Pre-order Doom Abuse here prior to its April 8th release.

Doom Abuse Tracklist:

1. Help in the Head
2. Mental Radio
3. Evil Voices
4. Salt My Doom
5. Animal Needs
6. Loss of Head
7. Dress Code
8. Scapegoat
9. Your Stranger
10. Lesson from the Darkness
11. Unseen Hand
12. Damage Control

The Faint North American Tour:

04-24 Des Moines, IA - Wooly's
04-25 Madison, WI - Barrymore Theatre
04-26 St. Louis, MO - The Ready Room
04-27 Lawrence, KS - The Bottleneck
04-30 Tulsa, OK - The Vanguard
05-01 Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
05-02 Austin, TX - The Belmont
05-03 Houston, TX - Warehouse Live Ballroom
05-06 Fort Lauderdale, FL - The Culture Room
05-07 Lake Buena Vista, FL - House of Blues
05-09 Jacksonville Beach, FL - Freebird Live
05-10 Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade Heaven
05-13 Philadelphia, PA - The Trocadero Theatre
05-14 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Willamsburg
05-16 Boston, MA - Royale NightClub
05-17 New York, NY - Webster Hall
05-19 New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom

05-20 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
05-22 Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
05-23 Chicago, IL - Metro
05-24 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
05-27 Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
05-28 Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
05-30 Seattle, WA - Neptune
05-31 Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
06-01 San Francisco, CA - The Independent
06-05 Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
06-06 West Hollywood, CA - The Roxy Theatre
06-11 Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
06-12 Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre
06-13 Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium
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