This fall's darkhorse record will be arriving on Tuesday, but fans can hear it now! Louisville's explosive avant-garde rock band Xerxes has dropped a stream of their entire new record, Collision Blonde, on fans today in anticipation of its release on October 21st. Fans can pre-order the album now at iTunes and from No Sleep Records at
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Xerxes sophomore record is a pivotal, redefining moment for the band as they fully embrace an exciting new sound that conjures intense emotions with an experimental amalgam of contemporary hardcore and goth rock.
Beginning tomorrow, Xerxes will be kicking off a string of tour dates in support of the new record, which include an album release show at No Sleep Records' "No Sleep till CMJ II" showcase in Brooklyn on October 21st as well as a performance at THE FEST in Gainesville, FL on November 1st. All dates are listed below.
Catch Xerxes on tour this fall and follow the band at for additional updates.
Xerxes Tour Dates:
Oct 17 - Johnson City, TN - The Hideaway
Oct 18 - Charlotte, NC - Lunchbox Records
Oct 19 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
Oct 20 - Amityville, NY - Amityville Music Hall
Oct 21 - Brooklyn, NY - No Sleep Records' CMJ Showcase/Collision Blonde Album Release Show @ The Paper Box
Oct 22 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fire (w/Empire! Empire!, Free Throw)
Oct 23 - Lakewood, OH - Mahall's Basement
Oct 24 - Columbus, OH - Double Happiness
Oct 31 - Birmingham, AL - The Firehouse (w/Coliseum)
Nov 1 - Gainesville, FL - The Fest @ The Atlantic (w/Self Defense Family, Frameworks, Rescuer & more)
Nov 4 - Nashville, TN - Stone Fox (w/Coliseum)

Be sure to pick up ANONYMOUS, the novel that Publishers Weekly hailed as a "well-crafted piece of experimental, voyeuristic fiction..." and "a winning jumble of the gritty, the raw, and the grotesque" at
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