Crazy Town Rides 'Darkhorse' On The Road
Los Angeles-based rap/rock sextet Crazy Town will hit the road in support of its latest Columbia album, "Darkhorse," with a short West Coast trek kicking off Jan. 7 in Phoenix. The tour will compriseLos Angeles-based rap/rock sextet Crazy Town will hit the road in support of its latest Columbia album, "Darkhorse," with a short West Coast trek kicking off Jan. 7 in Phoenix. The tour will comprise the first set of headlining performances in support of the band's second album, which debuted at No. 120 on The Billboard 200 in late November.
The album features the single "Drowning," which is No. 25 this week on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. The group recently filmed a video for the tune with directors Brendan and Emmett Malloy (Foo Fighters, 311, Blink-182).
"Darkhorse" -- the first album to include drummer Kyle Hollinger and guitarist Craig "Squirrel" Tyler -- is the follow-up to the group's breakthrough debut "The Gift of Game," which peaked at No. 9 on The Billboard 200 in March 2001 and spawned the hit "Butterfly," which topped Billboard's Hot 100 and Modern Rock Tracks charts last year. "The Gift of Game" has sold 1.6 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Here are Crazy Town's January tour dates:
Jan. 7: Phoenix (Bash on Ash)
Jan. 8: Albuquerque, N.M. (Sunshine Theatre)
Jan. 9: Denver (Fillmore)
Jan. 12: Salt Lake City (Xscape)
Jan. 14: Portland, Ore. (B Complex)
Jan. 15: Seattle (Graceland)
Jan. 17: San Francisco (Slim's)
Jan. 18: Chico, Calif. (the Brickworks)
Jan. 19: Bakersfield, Calif. (the Bullpen)
Jan. 21: Fresno, Calif. (Rainbow Ballroom)
Jan. 22: Anaheim, Calif. (House of Blues)
Jan. 23: Los Angeles (Roxy)