Critically heralded avant-garde rock band Xerxes has unveiled a new groove laden track called “Knife” today at Noisey.com. The song is featured on the band’s upcoming, highly anticipated darkhorse record of the fall, Collision Blonde, which is due out on October 21st from No Sleep Records. The record is available now for pre-order at iTunes (w/instant download of “Chestnut Street”) and from No Sleep Records at https://nosleeprecords.com/product/7316.
“FORGET ABOUT HARDCORE, XERXES HAVE GONE DEATH ROCK WITH NEW SINGLE “KNIFE”” – Noisey.com
Xerxes continues to impress fans and critics with another intense track that melds throwback goth-rock guitars with contemporary post-hardcore. Lyrically speaking, singer Calvin Philley’s subject matter fits the music’s brooding style.
“You ever seen someone you love and respect snort a ton of Xanax? And then try to stab you when you offer them a ride home?” – Calvin Philley
Xerxes will kick off a fall tour in support of the new album in October, which will include a record release show at No Sleep Records’ CMJ showcase, “No Sleep till CMJ II.”
Follow the band at www.facebook.com/xerxesband for updates.
Xerxes Tour Dates:
Oct 17 – Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway
Oct 18 – Charlotte, NC – Lunchbox Records
Oct 19 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
Oct 20 – Amityville, NY – Amityville Music Hall
Oct 21 – Brooklyn, NY – No Sleep Records’ CMJ Showcase/Collision Blonde Album Release Show @ The Paper Box
Oct 22 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fire (w/Empire! Empire!, Free Throw)
Oct 23 – Lakewood, OH – Mahall’s Basement
Oct 24 – Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
Oct 31 – Birmingham, AL – The Firehouse (w/Coliseum)
Nov 1 – Gainesville, FL – The Fest @ The Atlantic (w/Self Defense Family, Frameworks, Rescuer & more)
Nov 4 – Nashville, TN – Stone Fox (w/Coliseum)