Blitzen Trapper's 'All Across This Land' Has Exclusive Premiere at EW In Advance of October 2nd Release
Nashville, TN – Celebrated rock band Blitzen Trapper are getting ready to unleash their highly anticipated new album All Across This Land October 2 on Vagrant Records, and EW.com has the exclusive premiere as part of the story featuring lead singer, songwriter, guitarist Eric Earley. In the piece, Earley discusses revelations that inform some of the album's deepest songs and the nostalgia surrounding the music that influenced his writing on All Across This Land. Check out the story HERE.
The band released the clever new video for the album’s title track, which premiered via The A.V. Club. The jovial clip features Blitzen Trapper rocking out in the back of a retro carpeted van while being zapped back in time machine-like style through the 1990’s, 1980’s, 1970’s, and outfitted to match. Each era is triggered by a CD, cassette and 8-track, VIEW VIDEO HERE.
In conjunction with the October 2 release of All Across This Land, 100 select independent record stores in the US will each have one vinyl copy of the album with sleeves hand-designed, autographed and numbered by the band. View #TrapperTreasure Details
All Across This Land opens with the title track’s big rock riffs, setting the listener up for a ride through Blitzen Trapper’s strongest, most cohesive work to date. The album features 10 of Earley’s well-crafted, retro inspired, thoughtful songs, performed brilliantly alongside bandmate’s Erik Menteer (guitar), Michael Van Pelt (bass), Marty Marquis (guitar/keys) and Brian Adrian Koch (drums). Through the years, Blitzen Trapper has built a reputation as a band unafraid to experiment, and their years of taking chances have come full circle on All Across This Land.
Catch Blitzen Trapper live on public radio station KCRW’s influential Morning Becomes Eclectic on November 12. Tune in at 11:15am PST to 89.9FM in LA or KCRW.com worldwide. The band will head out on a two-month headlining tour in support of All Across This Land on September 30. See a full list of tour dates below.
Pre-Order All Across This Land on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/AllAcrossThisLand
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