Starting today, AOL Music is streaming Corrosion Of Conformity's self-titled new studio offering in its entirety. Set for North American release on February 28th 2012 via Candlelight Records, 'Corrosion Of Conformity' was recorded at Dave Grohl's Studio 606 in Los Angeles.
The 11-track offering was produced by the band in cooperation with long-time collaborator John Custer, mixed by John Lousteau (Foo Fighters) and features artwork by Seldon Hunt (Melvins, High On Fire).
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Featuring the esteemed 'Animosity' line-up of vocalist/bassist Mike Dean, guitarist Woody Weatherman, and drummer/vocalist Reed Mullin, the album's release closes a six year recording gap and completes over a year of concentrated writing and recording for the band.
In conjunction with the record release, the Raleigh, North Carolina legends will embark on a full U.S. headlining tour this March. Set to commence on March 1st at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City, the trek will hit 16 cities including two performances at this year's SXSW Music Conference in Austin. The band will be joined by Torche, Valient Thorr and A Storm Of Light unless otherwise noted.
Details are as follows:
03/01/2012 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY
03/02/2012 Sonar – Baltimore, MD
03/03/2012 Lincoln Theatre – Raleigh, NC
03/05/2012 Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH
03/06/2012 Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI
03/07/2012 Double Door – Chicago, IL
03/08/2012 Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN
03/09/2012 Beaumont Club – Kansas City, MO
03/10/2012 Downtown Music Hall – Little Rock, AR
03/11/2012 Hi-Tone Café – Memphis, TN
03/12/2012 Trees – Dallas, TX
03/14/2012 SXSW – Austin, TX
03/15/2012 SXSW – Austin, TX
03/16/2012 The Big Spill @ Korova - San Antonio, TX # w/ Saviours, Zoroaster
03/17/2012 One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA ! # w/ Zoroaster
03/18/2012 Zydeco – Birmingham, AL ! # w/ Zoroaster
The band will also embark on a European tour in April, dates as follows:
04/04/2012 Switzerland Luzern Schürr
04/05/2012 Germany Stuttgart Keller Club
04/06/2012 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette Kulturfabrik
04/07/2012 Belgium Antwerp Trix
04/08/2012 UK London Desertfest
04/09/2012 Germany Bochum Matrix
04/10/2012 Germany Oldenburg Amadeus
04/11/2012 Germany Leipzig Conne Island
04/12/2012 Austria Wien Arena
04/13/2012 Italy Romagnano Sesia Rock'n'Roll Club
04/14/2012 Germany München Feierwerk
The band commented: "The three of us are stoked to have the new record and a lot of touring lined up for 2012. Expect some of the classics and much of the new material to be performed at our live shows. Keep checking http://www.coc.com/ for updated tour dates."
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