VALIENT THORR To Release Old Salt In July

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, May 19, 2016 @ 2:27 PM

July 29th Via Napalm Records

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They came from Venus to destroy the cities. VALIENT THORR is a wild ass Rock N Roll band said to hail from inside of the planet Venus. Since crash landing on Earth in the year 2000, they've played well over 1500 shows all over the world. They've toured with visionaries from MOTORHEAD and JOAN JETT to contemporary heroes like MASTODON, GOGOL BORDELLO, and CLUTCH. Since 2005 they have put out six full-length records and two seven inches! And just so you don't think we're blowing smoke, look them up! This is only the cusp of the feats of greatness this hard working, sweat drenched band has accomplished!

Today the aliens can confirm a July 29th release date for their Napalm Records debut and seventh full-length release. Old Salt is the follow up to 2013's Our Own Masters. Additional details including album art and track listing have been revealed as well.

VALIENT Himself commented on the new album:

"Old Salt wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for Eidan Thorr. He helmed this beast & put the wheels in motion. What is it about? If you ask me it's about stepping into the future as an artist while trying to anticipate what comes next using that old man logic that comes with age- that no one ever tells you about until it's time to say "if I'd known then what I know now". All the best old storytellers aren't just weaving you yarns. They are recounting from experiences. And believe me, we've had plenty of those in the last few years."

Pre-order your copy of Old Salt in exclusive bundle packages HERE.

In support of Old Salt, VALIENT THORR will be hitting the road in North American on the "15 Years On Earth Tour". Joining them on the road will be PEARS, BLACK WIZARD and label-mates HAMMER FIGHT. The tour kicks off May 25th in Asheville, NC and runs through July 13th in Baltimore, MD.

Old Salt Track Listing:

  • "Mirakuru"
  • "Lil Knife"
  • "Cut And Run"
  • "No Count Blues"
  • "The Trudge"
  • "Worm Up"
  • "Spellbroke"
  • "Linen Maker"
  • "The Shroud"
  • "Looking Glass"
  • "Jealous Gods"
15 Years On Earth Tour
  • 5/25: Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight
  • 5/26: West Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
  • 5/27: Gainesville, FL @ The Atlantic
  • 5/28: Satellite Beach, FL @ Sports Page
  • 5/29: Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda
  • 5/31: Mobile, AL @ The Blind Mule
  • 6/1: Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
  • 6/2: Birmingham, AL @ Syndicate Lounge
  • 6/3: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone Café
  • 6/4: Hattiesburg, MS @ The Tavern
  • 6/5: Houston, TX @ Rudyards
  • 6/6: San Antonio, TX @ Jacks Bar
  • 6/8: Austin, TX @ The Lost Well
  • 6/9: Dallas, TX @ Three Links
  • 6/10: Oklahoma City, OK @ The Blue Note
  • 6/11: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
  • 6/12: Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Bar
  • 6/15: San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
  • 6/16: Glendale, CA @ Complex
  • 6/17: Reno, NV @ Shea's Tavern
  • 6/18: Sacramento, CA @ Starlight Lounge
  • 6/19: San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
  • 6/20: Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
  • 6/22: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon Lounge
  • 6/23: Vancouver, BC @ SBC
  • 6/24: Edmonton, AB @ Starlight Room
  • 6/25: Calgary, AB @ Palomino Smokehouse
  • 6/27: Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramid Cabaret
  • 6/30: Fort Wayne, IN @ Brass Rail
  • 7/01: Louisville, KY @ Haymarket Whiskey Bar
  • 7/02: Columbus, OH @ Shrunken Head
  • 7/03: Ferndale, MI @ Zeke's
  • 7/05: Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
  • 7/06: Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
  • 7/08: Buffalo, NY @ The Studio at Waiting Room
  • 7/09: Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13
  • 7/10: New Haven, CT @ Café Nine
  • 7/11: Brooklyn, NY @ Black Bear Bar
  • 7/12: Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts
  • 7/13 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Sound Stage

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