Trouble makers: Sacramento, Calif.-based rock group Death Grips will take controversial new album "NO LOVE DEEP WEB" on an international swing booked by Robert Frazer of William Morris Endeavor. Starting with a headlining gig for Pitchfork at Villain in Brooklyn (Oct. 19), the group will stop at Magasin 4 in Brussels (Nov. 2), the Electric Ballroom in London (Nov. 7) and the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. (Nov. 13). The tour resumes in January for a five-date swing through Australia for the Big Day Out Festival, starting in Sydney (Jan. 18) and ending in Perth (Jan. 28).
Friend crush: Brooklyn-based Friends support Two Door Cinema Club on a domestic tour booked by Creative Artists Agency. Beginning in Cleveland at Beachland Tavern (Oct. 7), the act hits House of Blues in Houston (Oct. 13), the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore. (Oct. 21) and the Hollywood Palladium (Oct. 25) before ending in Santa Ana, Calif., at the Observatory (Oct. 28).
Home sweet home: Southern rock outfit Alabama Shakes embark on an extensive tour booked by Matt Hickey of High Road Touring (North America) and Angus Baskerville of 13 Artists (Europe). After making stops at Austin City Limits (Oct. 12) and the Corono Capital Festival in Mexico City (Oct. 14), the band connects with Neil Young & Crazy Horse for a hometown gig at Alabama's Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (Oct. 25) before heading to Muffahalle in Munich (Nov. 4), Paradiso in Amsterdam (Nov. 8) and Academy 1 in Manchester, England (Nov. 12).
Simply amazin': R&B crooner Trey Songz kicks off his "Chapter V" world tour, presented by ooVoo, in support of his chart-topping album at Atlanta's Fox Theatre (Nov. 17). The domestic run wraps in Houston at Reliant Arena (Dec. 31) before a European swing that stops in Stockholm at Annexet (Jan. 5) and Academy in Glasgow, Scotland (Feb. 6). Miguel and Elle Varner support U.S. dates.