LA Outfit Heathers Put Your Obsession Into Perspective
  • TUESDAY, JUNE 02, 2015

  • Posted by: Patrick Pilch

Obsessions can be blinding. They can rearrange your priorities, obscure your perspective, and, quite frankly, completely f*** with your head. Don't let the enticingly melodic and upbeat pace of Heathers latest track, which we're premiering, "Tanker," throw you off. LA Native and Heathers frontman Michael Francis pairs a lively, driving riff with bleak and insightful lyrics, putting us into the perspective of the obsessed as he admits, "I'm sick to my/head I'm asking why/you're tied up here at my feet." He successfully captures the state of being obsessed with a person, object, or concept, as he outlines obsession as an attempt to fill some kind of dead and rotting space within.

Fresh off a string of sweat-soaked tours across the UK, an east coast tour with Edinburgh natives, The Spook School, and their first ever West coast tour with LA brethren, avant-garde punk duo Girlpool, Heathers are set to embark on a national headline tour this June. After receiving a widespread response over their two sold out singles "Teenage Clothes" and "Fear," the trio began to record with producers Danny Nogueiras and David Jerkovich at Ocotillo Studios in Echo Park, California, leading to the release of "Tanker" and a forthcoming LP.





Heathers Tour:
June 12th - Los Angeles, CA @ Pehrspace
June 13th - San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
June 14th - Portland, OR @ Rontoms
June 16th - Seattle, WA @ Central Saloon
June 17th - Missoula, MT @ Stage 112
June 19th - Minneapolis, MN TBA
June 21st - Chicago, IL @ Wally's World
June 22nd - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
June 23rd - Boston, MA @ Firebrand Saints
June 24th - New York, NY @ Elvis Guesthouse
June 25th - New York, NY @ Baby's All Right
June 26th - New York, NY @ Cake Shop
June 27th - Washington, D.C. @ Babe City
June 28th - Nashville, TN @ Queen Ave
June 29th - Atlanta, GA @ 529
June 30th - New Orleans TBA
July 1st - Dallas, TX @ Dan's Silverleaf
July 2nd - Austin, TX @ Holy Mountain
July 3rd - Alberquerque, NM @ TBA
July 5th - Tuscon, AZ @ Congress
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