Got this email on Friday and for reasons beyond my control am just getting around to posting the info. I'm always stoked about a new DBT album, unfortunately, there's no Tampa Bay tour date announced. Not yet, anyway.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2007
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS TO RELEASE
BRIGHTER THAN CREATIONâS DARK
ON JANUARY 22, 2008
Back Catalogue Vinyl Available February 5
âThe best hard rock band in America today.â — All Music Guide
Los Angeles, CA — New West Records will release the Drive-By Truckersâ eighth record, Brighter Than Creationâs Dark, on January 22, 2008, featuring 19 new songs, many of which were previewed during the bandâs The Dirt Underneath tour last spring. Heralded by many critics as Americaâs best rock band, DBT will kick off the first leg of a new 29-city tour in support of the album on February 11th in Anaheim, CA. A four-song Brighter Than Creation's Dark EP will be available on December 18th at iTunes and all other DSPs (Rhapsody, Yahoo Music, MSN/Zune). The EP consists of âTwo Daughters And A Beautiful Wife,â â3 Dimes Down,â âThe Righteous Path,â and âThe Purgatory Line.â Back catalog reissues of Gangstabilly; Pizza Deliverance; Decoration Day; The Dirty South; and A Blessing and a Curse will appear February 5, 2008as Limited Edition, 180 gram vinyl records. This is the first time most of these titles will be available on vinyl.