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FIDLAR TO RELEASE SECOND ALBUM “TOO” ON SEPTEMBER 4TH VIA MOM + POP MUSIC

BAND REVEALS MUSIC
VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE
“40oz. ON REPEAT”

HEADLINING U.S. TOUR
TO TAKE PLACE THIS FALL  
 

Photo Credit: Alice
Baxley

Los Angeles band FIDLAR
today announced they will release their second full length album,
Too, on September 4th via Mom + Pop Music. The album
is available for pre-order today at iTunes and directly from the band at www.fidlarmusic.com with exclusive merchandise bundles.

Produced by Jay
Joyce, Too was recorded in Nashville over the span of just two weeks.
The 12-song collection of pop-infused garage rock expands on the band’s 2013
self-titled album that put them at the forefront of modern punk music. The new
album showcases a band that continues to fine-tune its sonic approach while also
highlighting a more introspective and revelatory approach to songwriting. It
also marks the first time the band has worked with a producer.

“We could have
made record number one again… but instead we decided to challenge ourselves
and admit that we don’t know everything,” said guitarist and lead vocalist Zac
Carper. “Up until this point we had recorded everything ourselves, so working
with a producer taught us so much. I didn’t want to make a standard rock record.
The goal for this album was to think outside the box and I think Jay really
helped us do that.”

Today the band
is revealing the first taste of new music from Too via a music video
for the album’s leading track and first single “40oz. On Repeat”. Directed by
Ryan Baxley, the must-watch video is a hilarious “Be Kind Rewind” tribute to
past music video masterpieces, sure to conjure loving nostalgia for anyone who
came of age during the glory years of MTV’s afternoon video countdown show Total
Request Live.  "In the late 90s and early 2000s, music videos were such a huge
deal,“ adds Carper. "We decided that instead of making one overly slick music
video, we would nod to 15 of our favorite music videos that we grew up with.
Everyone in the band threw in their ideas.” A complete list of video
masterpieces that inspired the “40oz. On Repeat” video can be found below.

WATCH MUSIC VIDEO FOR 40OZ. ON REPEAT

Additionally,
FIDLAR have announced an extensive headlining U.S. tour to take place in
September and October. The live run will kick off in Denver, CO on September 9th
and wrap up on Halloween for a hometown show at the Regent Theater. Tickets for
all dates will be available for purchase beginning this Friday, June 5th at
10:00 AM local time. See below for a complete list of upcoming dates.

Too Tracklisting

1. 40oz. On Repeat              

2. Punks                              

3. West Coast                      

4. Why Generation            

5. Sober                            

6. Leave Me Alone              

7. Drone                            

8. Overdose                      

9. Hey Johnny                  

10. Stupid Decisions              

11. Bad Medicine                  

12. Bad Habits        

“40oz. On Repeat” music video inspiration (in order):

Sugar Ray – Fly

Suicidal Tendencies – Institutionalized

Missy Elliott – The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

Devo – Jocko Homo

Weezer – Undone – The Sweater Song

Eminem – The Real Slim Shady

The Beastie Boys – (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To
Party!)

Jamiroquai – Virtual Insanity

The Hives – Walk Idiot Walk

Oasis – Wonderwall

Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

Korn – Freak On A Leash

Britney Spears – …Baby One More Time

George Michael – Faith

Green Day – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)

Upcoming Live Dates

09/09 – Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO

09/10 – The Bottleneck – Lawrence, KS

09/12 – Riot Fest Chicago – Chicago, IL

09/14 – Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN

09/15 – The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE

09/16 – Rose Music Hall – Columbia, MO

09/18 – Thompson House – Newport, KY

09/19 – The Loving Touch – Ferndale, MI

09/20 – Riot Fest Toronto – Toronto, ON

09/22 – Theatre Fairmount – Montreal, QC

09/24 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA

09/26 – Webster Hall – New York, NY

09/27 – Boston Calling Festival – Boston, MA

09/28 – The Black Cat – Washington, DC

09/29 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC

10/02 – The Masquerade – Hell Stage – Atlanta,
GA

10/03 – High Dive – Gainesville, FL

10/05 – Club Downunder – Tallahassee, FL

10/06 – One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA

10/9-11 – Austin City Limits Music Festival – Austin,
TX

10/13 – 89th Street
Collective – Oklahoma City, OK

10/15 – Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM

10/16 – The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ

10/17 – The Observatory North Park – San Diego,
CA

10/19 – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT

10/22 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR

10/23 – The Showbox – Seattle, WA

10/28 – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA

10/30 – The Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

10/31 – The Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

FIDLAR is Zac Carper (guitars/vocals), Elvis Kuehn
(guitars/vocals), Brandon Schwartzel (bass), and Max Kuehn (drums).  Since
forming in 2009, FIDLAR quickly became one of the Los Angeles music scene’s most
celebrated live acts thanks to their raucous live shows, which often concluded
with the majority of audience members joining the band on-stage. Since
formation, the band has toured the world and played with The Pixies, The Hives,
Black Lips, OFF!, Jeff The Brotherhood, The Orwells, Wavves, The Delta Spirit,
and more. Their debut self-titled full-length album was released in the U.S. in
January of 2013 and debuted at #5 on the Billboard Heatseakers Chart, #2 on the
Alternative News Artist Chart, and was the #1 most added release at CMJ.
Rolling Stone immediately called FIDLAR “a band to watch”, asserting,
“FIDLAR redefines the ‘Golden State’ skate/garage punk aesthetic for
contemporary tastes.” The Los Angeles Times described their sound as
“Bratty, amphetamine punk rock made to soundtrack the noise of crushing cans on
ones forehead.” Noisey praised the band’s “ever-growing catalog of
readymade garage-punk classics that draw omnivorously on a half century of
bad-ass pop, from Phil Spector to Nirvana to the late, great Jay Reatard.” SPIN
declared “These risk-taking, SoCal pop-punks unleash true sounds of
liberty.”

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