Trail of Dead Have Change of Heart, Plan Australian Dates

sydneySYDNEY, Australia (AP) — In an unexpected turn-around nearly two weeks in the making, sentimentality-fueled Texas art-rockers …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have heeded emotionally-charged calls from their Australian fans and scheduled three dates on the island at the tail end of their tour through Europe.

Several weeks ago, reports emerging from Sydney had suggested the band were considering a possible early winter return to the continent for a string a shows.  These unconfirmed reports were quickly quashed in the press by an apparent spokesman for the band, but Trail of Dead frontman and worldwide media darling Jason Reece, speaking at a recent show in Seattle, distanced himself from last week’s controversial story.  “I don’t …

Trail of Dead Deny Reports of Imminent Australian Tour

australiaSYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Well-traveled musical castaways …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead have categorically denied rumors they are planning a major tour down under in support of their newest release “The Century of Self”, insisting they have no desire to tour Australia in the future.

Reports had surfaced suggesting the band were in advanced negotiations with major Australian promoters for a nationwide tour this May, but Trail of Dead spokesman Colin Wilson, working for Richter Scale Records in Sydney, moved quickly to quash the unsubstantiated rumors.  “Any reports of confirmed shows in Australia are fictitious.  This is tabloid journalism at its worst.  Trail of Dead have absolutely no intention of touring the southern hemisphere any …