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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Dr. Dog's New Album 'Be The Void' Out Today

Celebrated rock 'n' roll band Dr. Dog have released their greatly anticipated new album Be The Void today. This time around the band turns up the guitars and delivers a truly great cathartic rock 'n' roll album played with near reckless abandon.

The group will also be performing on Conan this Wednesday February 8th. The album is currently available for free streaming at the show's website. Just go to http://teamcoco.com/drdog

Be The Void combines the group's meticulously crafted pop with a far leaner and meaner primal sound which perfectly captures the rough and tumble energy of their renowned live show. The Philadelphia band entered the studio with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and confidence. "It was reminiscent of when we were starting out and were these fearless weirdoes in a basement, so confident and reckless and bold," guitarist-vocalist Scott McMicken adds. "It was really liberating."

With its rollicking beats, spirited choruses and guitars edged with warm distortion this is the unmistakable sound of a band whose moment has arrived. Catch Dr. Dog as they take their raucous sound across North America.

Early Critical Acclaim For Be The Void:

"Be The Void is a spot-on sonic homecoming. The record's classic-rock, live-concert sound is largely indiscernible from Dr. Dog's early self-recordings, which is to say that 11 years in the business hasn't sapped any of the Philadelphia group's enthusiasm. That Dr. Dog has written some supremely catchy tunes isn't too surprising, but few would expect its (or any band's) fifth record to be every bit as exciting as its first." - AV Club

"That Old Black Hole" sounds like a glorious rally cry, like a band finally finding itself. " - Esquire

"It's a fun, rocking, swirling look at a meaningless and mysterious world." - NPR

Dr. Dog Tour Dates:

2012-02-07 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach CA
2012-02-09 The Observatory, Santa Ana, CA
2012-02-10 The Orpheum Los Angeles CA
2012-02-11 Regency Center Grand Ballroom San Francisco CA
2012-02-13 Crystal Ballroom Portland OR
2012-02-14 Neptune Theatre Seattle WA
2012-02-17 First Avenue Minneapolis MN
2012-02-18 The Vic Theatre Chicago IL
2012-02-19 20th Century Theatre Cincinnati OH
2012-03-01 Mr. Smalls Theatre Pittsburgh PA
2012-03-02 Headliner Louisville KY
2012-03-03 War Memorial Auditorium NashvilleTN
2012-03-04 Buckhead Theatre Atlanta GA
2012-03-05 Workplay Birmingham AL
2012-03-07 Alabama Music Box Mobile AL
2012-03-09 Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre Austin TX
2012-03-10 Fitzgeralds Houston TX
2012-03-11 Granada Theater Dallas TX
2012-03-13 Blue Note Columbia MO
2012-03-14 Deluxe @ Old National Center Indianapolis IN
2012-03-15 The Orange Peel Asheville NC
2012-03-16 9:30 Club Washington DC
2012-03-17 Rams Head Live Baltimore MD
2012-03-19 Higher Ground South Burlington VT
2012-03-20 Northern Lights, Albany, NY
2012-03-22 House of Blues Boston MA
2012-03-23 Terminal 5 New York NY
2012-03-24 Electric Factory Philadelphia PA
2012-03-25 Electric Factory Philadelphia PA

Dr. Dog's artist page