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ROYAL THUNDER ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES WITH SUPPORT FROM WILD THRONE

HIGH TIMES STREAMING “THE LINE” TODAY; UPCOMING SONG PREMIERES FROM STEREOGUM, REVOLVER AND DECIBEL

NPR STREAMS CROOKED DOORS IN ITS ENTIRETY NEXT WEEK

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Royal Thunder, who release their sophomore album Crooked Doors on April 7 (via Relapse Records), announce the first North American tour in support of the eleven-song release.

The tour kicks off on May 28 at Siberia in New Orleans and stretches through early July with a previously announced mid-June stint with Halestorm. Opening on all Royal Thunder headlining dates is Wild Throne who recently announced their debut album, Harvest of Darkness, out Aug. 18 via Roadrunner Records.

Tour dates:

May 28     New Orleans, LA     Siberia
May 29     Houston, TX     Fitzgerald’s
May 30     Dallas, TX     Club Dada
May 31     Austin, TX     Holy Mountain
June 2     Phoenix, AZ     Rebel Lounge
June 3     San Diego, CA     The Hideout
June 5     Anaheim, CA     The Grove
June 6     San Francisco, CA     The Regency Ballroom
June 8     Portland, OR     Roseland Theater
June 9     Seattle, WA     Showbox SoDo
June 10     Boise, ID     Revolution Center
June 12     Missoula, MT     Wilma Theatre
June 13     Spokane, WA     Knitting Factory
June 14     Vancouver, BC      Commodore Ballroom
June 16     Billings, MT     Pub Station
June 18     Salt Lake City, UT     Crucial Fest
June 19     Denver, CO     Larimer Lounge
June 20     Kansas City, MO     The Record Bar
June 21     Minneapolis, MN     The Nether Bar
June 22     Chicago, IL    Beat Kitchen
June 23     Grand Rapids, MI     The Pyramid Scheme
June 25     Brooklyn, NY     Saint Vitus
June 26     Boston, MA     Great Scott
June 27     Providence, RI     The Parlour
June 28     Philadelphia, PA     Kung Fu Neck Tie
June 30     Baltimore, MD     Metro Gallery
July 1     Richmond, VA     The Camel
July 2     Charlotte, NC     The Chop Shop
July 3     Atlanta, GA     The Earl

June 5 to 14 w/Halestorm

The tour announcement comes as the band in the midst of sharing new music from Crooked Doors, with High Times streaming  “The Line” today (http://hightimes.com/read/premiere-royal-thunders-line). Decibel debuts “Forgive Me, Karma” tomorrow, followed by Stereogum’s stream of “One Day” on Thursday and Revolver hosting “Wake Up” on Friday. Loudwire shared “Ear on the Fool” yesterday (http://loudwire.com/royal-thunder-ear-on-the-fool-exclusive-song-premiere/). NPR will begin streaming the album in its entirety, with a first listen to “Floor,” “The Bear I” and “The Bear II” on Monday, March 30.

Royal Thunder recently kicked off a series of webisodes, dubbed the “Crooked Sessions,” the videos take fans behind the scenes of the recording of the eleven-song album: https://youtu.be/VKL_3u4-Xq4.

Pre-orders for Crooked Doors are available now with the music available on CD/2xLP/Digital via Relapse (http://relapse.com/royal-thunder-crooked-doors/).  Digital pre-orders (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/crooked-doors/id963913145) include instant downloads of “Glow,” “Forget You” and “Time Machine.”

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