SPIDERS & SNAKES TO GET DRAMATIC ON THE ROAD:
March 6, 2008
Hot on the heels of the release of theireighth studio release, ‘Melodrama’ (Corporate Punishment / Koch) Los Angelesglam icons Spiders & Snakes will embark on their first batch of tour dates(SINCE 2002’s brief west coast ‘London Daze’ tour). With dates sprinkledalong the west coast, the band is also looking towards the midwest to visita fanbase that hasn’t seen them onstage since the mid 90’s. The band’sHollywood appearances draws celebrities as varied as members of the bandsBuckcherry, Marilyn Manson, Poison, Guns N’ Roses and film and televisionstars such as Kelsey Grammar, Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate and JackBlack.
With ‘Melodrama’ Spiders & Snakes deliver an aggressive, attitude-laden inyour face piece of work not seen since their ‘London Daze’ release. Drummerand co-founder Timothy Jay remarks “The fans have really responded to theheavier material on Melodrama, especially when we play songs like “FriendsLike You” live – quite the contrast to the acoustic tour that Lizzie and Idid for ‘Hollywood Ghosts’ a few years back…” The effort has been rewardednicely at radio with the albums first single “Shoot Me Down” debuting inFMQB’s top ten and CMJ’s top 11 Loud Rock stations the week it went forradio adds, being spun on tastemaker stations such as Phoenix’s KUPD, SanFrancisco’s KUSF, WRUW in Cleveland and Detroit’s famed WRIF, among others.
The band is slated to appear in not one but two films in 2008. The first, adocumentary on Hollywood legends Guns N’ Roses and the other being’Hollywood Rocks’, which also contains one of the last known on camerainterviews with the late Kevin DuBrow of Quiet Riot.
Among the stops the trio will be making this Spring includes the FirstAnnual Motley CrueCon on March 22 at the Canyon Club inside the Four QueensHotel on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas.
Lastly, the band is also featured on Hollywood Rocks LP boxset featuringAxl, Slash, Izzy, Duff & Steven (original Guns n Roses members), Quiet Riot,Ratt, Warrant, LA Guns, Great White, Vince Neil & Mick Mars of Motley Crueand more.
‘Melodrama’ is available at Best Buy, Virgin, FYE, Sears, Wal-Mart,amazon.com and it joins the band’s catalogue on iTunes.
SPIDERS & SNAKES Spring 2008 ‘Melodrama’ Tour Dates:
Thursday, March 6th The Cat Club, Hollywood, CA
Saturday, March 15th, SXSW, Austin, TX
Saturday, March 22nd, CrueCon, 4 Queens Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, March 29th, Pink Ribbon Riot, Santa Paula, CA
Friday, April 4th,Fender Ave Bar & Grill, Fullerton, CA
Friday, April 18th, Cellblock, Mesa,AZ
Saturday, April 19th, George & Dragon Pub Street Party / Benefit
Phoenix, AZ (with Beat Angels, Glass Heroes, more)
Sunday, May 4th, Fat City, San Francisco, CA (with Jetboy)
Friday, May 9th, Rox, Las Vegas, NV (with The Stript)
For more info, contact www.spidersandsnakes.com or www.myspace.com/spidersandsnakes
Courtesy of www.headfirstentertainment.com