311 Prepping New Album For July
Modern rock act 311 will release its next studio album, "Don't Tread on Me," July 26 via Volcano.Modern rock act 311 will release its next studio album, "Don't Tread on Me," July 26 via Volcano. According to a post from vocalist Nick Hexum on the band's official Web site, songs tipped to make the final cut are "Solar Flair" ("a super slow and heavy rap rocker") and "It's Getting OK Now" ("a fast punk song"), as well as "a handful of reggae-influenced tracks."
"Don't Tread on Me" will be the follow-up to 2003's "Evolver," which debuted at No. 7 on The Billboard 200 and has sold more than 323,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. A 2004 "Greatest Hits" package fared even better, selling more than 469,000 units.
311 has begun lining up dates for a summer tour, which will run from July 27 to Sept. 18. A handful of shows will feature Papa Roach and/or Unwritten Law, and 311 is also confirmed to appear July 30 at San Diego's Street Scene festival.
Here are 311's tour dates:
July 30: San Diego (Street Scene Festival)
Aug, 2: Tucson, Ariz. (Anselmo Valencia Amphitheatre)
Aug. 5: Las Vegas (Skin Pool Lounge)
Aug. 6: Salt Lake City (USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 7: Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)