Julian Casablancas announces new album and tour

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Julian Casablancas announces new album

The Strokes front man announces new album, Tyranny.

There has been much speculation over the past few months regarding Julian Casablancas’ second solo album. The follow up to 2009’s Phrazes of the Young, will see the light of day on September 23rd via his own label, Cult Records. Titled Tyranny, you can currently pre-order the album here, for the budget price of $3.87. No word yet on what is special about the number 387, although it is the supposed birth date of St. Patrick. Perhaps Casablancas has written a concept album about the patron saint of Ireland.

Casablancas has also released a five minute promo video compiling footage from recent tours along with clips of new songs. Check it out below:

A tour of the U.S., with his backing band The Voidz, has also been announced for October. Check out the tour dates below:

10/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10/17 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/18 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theatre
10/20 – Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29
10/21 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
10/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
10/28 – Birmingham, AL @ Iron City
10/30 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
10/31 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
11/06 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
11/09 – San Francisco, CA @ Regency Center
11/11 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
11/13 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox

Have a look at the dastardly album artwork below:

Julian Casablancas announces new album

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