Death in Vegas announce new album and a December 2011 tour - tickets on sale Friday 12th August
"A good one?"
And so it (probably) went in the mid-nineties when Concrete Records called Richard Maguire and Tim Holmes - aka 'Dead Elvis' - into their offices for a quick chat.
Formed in 1994, Dead Elvis were still honing their eclectic electronica sound and preparing for a debut album release when the Estate of Elvis Presley dropped them a quick note/threat of devastating legal action. The duo soon obliged and Dead Elvis became Death in Vegas, using their former name as the title of their 1997 debut LP.
Line-up changes and a subtle shift towards a rockier sound preceded the follow-up, 1999's 'The Contino Sessions', and it found an audience. Especially album opener, 'Dirge', which featured in a Levi's jeans ad, the sequel to the Blair Witch Project and the Brian De Palma movie 'The Black Dahlia'.
Another two records followed until Death in Vegas went on something of an unofficial creative hiatus, to be broken by a fifth studio album, 'Trans-Love Energies', which is set for release on 26th September.
The band will tour the new record in the UK in December, beginning at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow on 3rd December, followed by Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, Cambridge and others, before the final show of the run at London's Electric Ballroom on 15th December.
We will have tickets for all dates when they go on sale at 9AM on Friday 12th August, priced £13.50 (£15 for London).
Ahead of the winter dates, Death in Vegas play the Wedgewood Rooms in Portsmouth on 18th August. We have tickets available now priced £12.
You may be interested in
- Thu 15th Nov 2018 and Fri 16th Nov 2018 The Glitch MobBuy Tickets
- Fri 16th Nov 2018 Factory FloorHeadrow House (Leeds)Buy Tickets
- Fri 16th Nov 2018 Luke VibertElectrowerkz (Islington)Buy Tickets
- Sat 17th Nov 2018 and Thu 22nd Nov 2018 Jon Hopkins: SingularityBuy Tickets
- Sun 18th Nov 2018 Peter Bruntnell, B. J. ColeCaroline Street Social Club/ Live Room (Shipley)Buy Tickets
- Mon 19th Nov 2018 and Tue 20th Nov 2018 Lambert and DekkerBuy Tickets
- Tue 20th Nov 2018 to Mon 26th Nov 2018 Jamie IsaacBuy Tickets
- Thu 22nd Nov 2018 to Sat 30th Mar 2019 Ulrich SchnaussBuy Tickets
- Sun 25th Nov 2018 Jon Hopkins, Alexis TaylorO2 Shepherds Bush Empire (Shepherds Bush)Buy Tickets
- Tue 27th Nov 2018 and Wed 28th Nov 2018 Nitin SawhneyBuy Tickets
- Tue 27th Nov 2018 to Thu 29th Nov 2018 The FieldBuy Tickets
- Wed 28th Nov 2018 AnchorsongThe Green Door Store (Brighton)Buy Tickets
- Mon 3rd Dec 2018 Flavien BergerVillage Underground (Shoreditch)Buy Tickets
- Wed 5th Dec 2018 and Fri 22nd Feb 2019 The Blackheart OrchestraBuy Tickets
- Sun 9th Dec 2018 Gazelle TwinThe Pickle Factory - Oval (Lambeth)Buy Tickets
- Wed 12th Dec 2018 and Sat 15th Dec 2018 Pantha Du PrinceBuy Tickets
- Fri 14th Dec 2018 ApparatElectric (Brixton)Buy Tickets
- Sat 15th Dec 2018 to Thu 20th Dec 2018 OrbitalBuy Tickets
- Sat 15th Dec 2018 The Warehouse Project, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Crazy P, Kr...WHP Store Street (Manchester)Buy Tickets
- Sat 15th Dec 2018 Flying Lotus, Iglooghost, LapaluxMotion/ The Marble Factory (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Tue 1st Jan 2019 In:Motion, The Black Madonna, Hunee, New Year's Day EventMotion/ The Marble Factory (Bristol)Buy Tickets
- Sat 26th Jan 2019 Michael RotherEartH [Hackney Arts Centre] (Stoke Newington)Buy Tickets
- Mon 28th Jan 2019 to Sat 2nd Mar 2019 Massive AttackBuy Tickets
- Thu 14th Feb 2019 Bob MosesHeaven (Westminster)Buy Tickets
- Tue 26th Feb 2019 Daniel BrandtCorsica Studios (Lambeth)Buy Tickets
- Fri 1st Mar 2019 Parov StelarO2 Academy Brixton (Brixton)Buy Tickets
- Fri 8th Mar 2019 Oneohtrix Point NeverRoundhouse (Camden)Buy Tickets
- Tue 9th Apr 2019 HauschkaMacintosh Queen's Cross Church (Glasgow)Buy Tickets
- Thu 25th Apr 2019 Rival ConsolesElectric (Brixton)Buy Tickets
- Fri 24th May 2019 All Points East, Chemical Brothers, Hot Chip, Primal Scream,...Victoria Park (Hackney)Buy Tickets