Hold Steady Preps Documentary, Live Album

Hold Steady Preps Documentary, Live Album
The Hold Steady will release its first live album and documentary DVD, "A Positive Rage," on April 7 via Vagrant.

The double-disc set chronicles a Halloween 2007 show at Chicago's Metro and also includes a pair of previously unreleased tracks ("Spectres" and "40 Bucks") and three additional tracks culled from the limited edition version of the band's last release, 2008's "Stay Positive."

Meanwhile, the documentary centers around the international tour in support of 2006's "Boys and Girls in America" and features band interviews and a wealth of behind-the-scenes footage.

The Hold Steady is presently touring in Australia and will play Sydney tomorrow (Feb. 4). On March 31, the band will kick off a two-week headlining North American tour in Albany, N.Y. at Valentine's. It then joins forces with Counting Crows for a run of May U.K. shows.

Here is the track list for "A Positive Rage":

"Stuck Between Stations"
"The Swish"
"Chips Ahoy!"
"Massive Nights"
"Ask Her For Adderall"
"Barfruit Blues"
"Same Kooks"
"You Gotta Dance (With Who You Came With)"
"Lord, I'm Discouraged"
"You Can Make Him Like You"
"Your Little Hoodrat Friend"
"Southtown Girls"
"First Night"
"Girls Like Status"
"Killer Parities"

Here are the Hold Steady's tour dates:

Feb. 4: Sydney (The Metro Theatre)
Feb. 6: Perth, Australia (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 7: Adelaide, Australia (Laneway Festival)
Feb. 8: Sydney (Laneway Festival)
March 31: Albany, N.Y. (Valentine's)
April 1: Buffalo, N.Y. (Tralf Music Hall)
April 2: Grand Rapids, Mich. (Calvin College Fine Arts Center)
April 3: Urbana, Ill. (Illini Courtyard Cafe)
April 4: Bloomington, Ind. (Jake's Nightclub)
April 6: St. Louis (Gargoyle)
April 7: Iowa City, Iowa (The Picador)
April 8: Omaha, Ne. (Slowdown)
April 10: Boulder, Colo. (Fox Theatre)
April 11: Salt Lake City (The Urban Lounge)
April 13: Las Vegas (Beauty Bar)
April 14: Stateline, Nev. (Harrah's Tahoe South Shore Room)
April 17: Indio, Calif. (Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival)
April 15: Sacramento, Calif. (Harlow's)
May 10: Glasgow (SECC)
May 11: Manchester, U.K. (Manchester Evening News Arena)
May 13: Birmingham, U.K. (NIA)
May 14: London (Wembley Arena)
May 16: Cardiff, Wales (Cardiff Arena)
May 18: Bournemouth, U.K. (BIC)
May 19: Nottingham, U.K. (Royal Centre)
May 21: Brixton, U.K. (Academy)
May 30: Hunter Mountain, N.Y. (Mountain Jam)