Tonic Wraps New Album
Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui, Hawaii studio.Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui, Hawaii studio. The sessions wrapped last month and the band is currently mixing the upcoming, yet-to-be titled follow up to 1999's "Sugar" in Los Angeles. The set is due Sept. 24 from Universal.
"A single should be out before the end of the summer," reports the group -- Emerson Hart, Jeff Russo, and Dan Lavery -- in a post on its official Web site. As previously reported, the group will play select second stage dates on the upcoming Jeep World Outside festival, which also features Sheryl Crow and Train.
"Sugar" featured the single "You Wanted More," which reached No. 3 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and No. 10 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks tally. The group's 1997 debut, "Lemon Parade," has sold 1.3 million copies in the U.S. to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Here are Tonic's tour dates:
July 10: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
July 11: Atlanta (HiFi Buys Amphitheatre)
July 12: Raleigh, N.C. (Alltell Pavilion @ Walnut Creek)
July 13: Columbia, Md. (Merriweather Post)
July 17: The Woodlands, Texas (C.W. Mitchell Pavilion)
July 18: Dallas (Smirnoff Music Centre)
July 20: Winter Park, Colo. (Winter Park Resort)
July 21: Albuquerque, N.M. (Journal Pavilion)
July 25: Chula Vista, Calif. (Coors Amphitheatre)
July 26: Phoenix (Cricket Pavilion)
July 27: Irvine, Calif. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)
July 28: Mountain View, Calif. (Shoreline Amphitheatre)