PANIC! AT THE DISCO
ANNOUNCE 2017 U.S. HEADLINE DEATH OF A BACHELOR ARENA TOUR
WITH SUPPORT FROM MISTERWIVES AND SAINT MOTEL
NEW "LA DEVOTEE" MUSIC VIDEO CO-STARS STRANGER THINGS STAR NOAH SCHNAPP
ACCLAIMED ALBUM "DEATH OF A BACHELOR" RECEIVES GOLD CERTIFICATION BY THE RIAA, BECOMING THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE ALBUM RELEASED THIS YEAR TO ACHIEVE THIS MILESTONE
Saint Paul, MInn. (Sept. 23, 2016) - Panic! At The Disco recently announced that they will embark on the Death Of A Bachelor Tour, a headline U.S. arena run in celebration of the success of their gold-certified fifth studio album "Death Of A Bachelor," supported by MisterWives and special guests Saint Motel. The 35-city tour kicks off Feb. 24 in Uncasville, CT and wraps on April 15in Sunrise, FL making stops at major venues including New York's Madison Square Garden, L.A.'s The Forum and Saint Paul's Xcel Energy Center. AT&T is sending customers to the front of the line with AT&T priority presale ticket access beginning on Monday, Sept. 26 at noon through Thursday, Sept. 29 at 10 p.m. via the AT&T THANKS program. For complete presale details visit att.com/frontoftheline. Tickets for the general public go on sale starting Friday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. on LiveNation.com.
Panic! At The Disco today also released a new music video for "LA Devotee," a dark and brooding ode to frontman Brendon Urie's current city co-starring Noah Schnapp (Will Byers) from the acclaimed Netflix series Stranger Things. The eerie clip was directed by SCANTRON and Mel Soria. Watch the video HERE.
Earlier this summer, the Recording Industry Association of America honored Panic! At The Disco with the gold certification of their album "Death Of A Bachelor" for exceeding 500,000 units sold. "Death Of A Bachelor" was one of only eleven albums released in 2016 to receive an RIAA certification this year, and the only alternative genre release to reach this milestone. The album also spawned RIAA certified gold singles "Hallelujah" and "Victorious."
"Death Of A Bachelor" is available now HERE via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen/Crush Music. The New York Times praised the album saying,"[it] evokes both the flamboyant swagger of Queen and the mechanized gleam of Daft Punk." P!ATD's summer co-headline tour with Weezer played to more than half a million fans and was a critical success with media praising their live show as "explosive, anthemic" (Pollstar) and "action-packed minutes of skyscraping vocals and inventive visuals" (Indianapolis Star) while calling Urie's showmanship "[a]Freddie Mercury-channeling vision of modern rock 'n' roll excess" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel).
Produced by Jake Sinclair, "Death Of A Bachelor" marks the first release from Panic! At The Disco in nearly two years, following 2013's acclaimed "Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!". Aside from debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart, the album has produced five top 15-charting hits on the Hot Rock Songs chart with "Hallelujah," "Emperor's New Clothes," "LA Devotee," current single "Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time," and the album's energetic, lead single "Victorious" charting Top 10 at Alternative. The band will be on TBS' CONAN tonight at 11 p.m./10c performing the album's title track.
MisterWives - MisterWives are: Mandy Lee (Vocals), Etienne Bowler (Drums), Will Hehir (Bass), Marc Campbell (Guitar) and Jesse Blum (Keys/Trumpet/Accordion). Hailing from New York, the band has solidified themselves as a force to be reckoned with after the release of their debut album "Our Own House" (Photo Finish / Republic Records) which featured breakout hits "Reflections," "Hurricane," "Our Own House," and "Not Your Way," Landing the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Emerging Artist Chart, the group has gone on to perform at legendary festivals including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Outside Lands ,Governors Ball and appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night With Seth Meyers, and Good Morning America. Recently the group's cover of Chance The Rapper's "Same Drugs" which went viral online and hit No. 1 on the Hype Machine Chart. The band is currently in studio working on their highly anticipated sophomore album.
About Saint Motel:
Los Angeles-based Saint Motel's kaleidoscopic sound and inventive live performances have earned them a loyal fan base that flock to their headlining shows and standout sets at festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo. The band scored breakout success with their 2015 Elektra Records debut,"My Type" EP, whose title track was a top 10 hit at Alternative radio and one of Entertainment Weekly's "songs of the summer." "My Type" has logged over 100 million global streams to date, with an additional 13 million views of the track's self-directed, companion video. Saint Motel is set to release their much anticipated, full length "saintmotelevision" on Oct. 21, with the album's lead single "Move" already starting its ascent on the Alternative and Triple A radio charts. The band is currently on a headlining tour through North America that also includes stops at Austin City Limits Music Festival and New Orleans' Voodoo Festival.
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