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Bob Seger Plots New Album, March Tour Dates
Bob Seger is coming with a new album and tour this year -- and that's about all we know about them at this point.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer announced on Thursday (Jan. 27) that he'll be hitting the road in March for his first tour since 2006-07. He also promised a "forthcoming, as yet untitled new release" that's expected to come out shortly before or during the trek.
Seger plans to reveal the concert dates in the near future. He has posted a 42-second teaser on his official web site and YouTube mixing music and archival visuals with a U.S. map highlighting Michigan, Ohio, Missouri and New York.
Seger first announced his intent to tour last May in a Detroit radio interview. A fall tour was tentatively planned and then withdrawn when Seger decided to spend more time recording. He and his Silver Bullet Band began rehearsing for the tour last week in the Detroit metro area.
Seger played 50 shows on his last tour, which promoted his then-new album "Face the Promise." Since then he's released the partly retrospective "Early Seger Vol. 1" in 2009.