||SOIL REUNITE WITH ORIGINAL SINGER FOR CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH PUDDLE OF MUDD
2nd August 2011
SOiL have reunited with original lead singer Ryan McCombs for a full UK tour in October with Puddle Of Mudd. This will be Puddle Of Mudd's first tour since 2002.
McCombs, now with Drowning Pool, joins fellow Soil founding members Tim King (bass) and Adam Zadel (lead guitar).
"The UK has always been a true home for SOiL," states bassist Tim King. "To also have Ryan singing and to be sharing the stage with Puddle of Mudd will be something special for both us and the fans."
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Puddle Of Mudd lead guitarist Paul Phillips commented, "After the fantastic reception we got at Download this year, we're excited to be coming back for our first proper UK run in years. We played a bunch of shows back in the day with SOiL so it's gonna be nice to be on the road with them for this run."
Puddle Of Mudd's upcoming fifth studio album, 're:(disc)overed', finds the band tackling classic rock songs as only they know how.
The new album includes such classics as AC/DC's 'TNT'. Steve Miller's 'The Joker', Elton John's 'Rocket Man', the Stevie Nicks/Tom Petty duet 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' (which Puddle Of Mudd recorded with BC Jean), Neil Young's 'Old Man' and the first single, The Rolling Stones classic, 'Gimme Shelter'. A UK release date will be announced shortly for this album.
SOil/Puddle Of Mudd tour dates are as follows:
Oct 14 London, Electric Ballroom
Oct 15 Conventry, Kasbah
Oct 16 Wrexham, Central Station
Oct 18 Glasgow, The Garage
Oct 19 Middlesbrough, Empire
Oct 21 York, Fibbers
Oct 22 Peterborough, Club Revolution
Oct 23 Manchester, Moho Live
Oct 25 Sheffield, Corporation
Oct 26 Cardiff, The Coal Exchange
Oct 27 Norwich, Waterfront
Oct 28 Southampton, Talking Heads