Swervedriver Returns To Raise Heads

One of the most underrated bands of the ’90s, Swervedriver restored its good, loud name in the ’00s and beyond. This weekend on the west coast, it performs full versions of its twin masterworks: Raise and Mezcal Head. Don’t sleep.

In 2013, Swervedriver performed their debut album, Raise, in its entirety in Australia and the UK and then went on to record the band’s highly acclaimed fifth album, I Wasn’t Born To Lose You, released in March 2015.

Next month, Adam Franklin, Jimmy Hartridge, Mikey Jones and Mick Quinn will be reprising the performance of Raise shows – for the first time in the USA – but with one large difference: they will also be performing their much loved second album, Mezcal Head, from front-to-back. The show will comprise of two sets.

A new (sixth) album has been penciled in for a 2018 release. Pre-order exclusively via PledgeMusic.

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