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The Delta Riggs Announce New Album Details & Huge National Tour

Written by Zana Rose on July 13, 2016

The Delta Riggs have announced that their new album Active Galactic will be released on August 26th, following up from their last single Surgery of Love.

The tour kicks off in September, spanning 20 cities – regional and capitals – over three months.

Active Galactic, the band’s third full length studio album draws inspiration from different genres reaching as far as The Rolling Stones through to N*E*R*D. It includes 13 new tracks and was recorded in just 9 days at the peaceful The Grove Studios an hour north of Sydney. The album was then mixed in Melbourne and mastered in LA.

Bassist Monte reflects on the recording experience:

“It was super peaceful where we recorded; you feel ostracised from anything else in the universe. It’s important for us to really dive into the recording process without distraction. Vibe is key. It’s almost as paramount as the music. After nine days, cocktails at 5pm, suits at 6pm, a few minor disagreements and some intergalactic good times later – we had finished what we believe to be our finest work to date. Then we went to LA, which is a whole other story.”

The album is available for pre-order now from the band’s official website, along with exclusive pre-order packs that give fans the opportunity to:

  1. Have Monte cook you and your friends dinner in Sydney
  2. Have you and Simon (Showbiz) create a one off piece of art in Melbourne
  3. Have you and Elliott cruise in LeFonda (his 1963 Chrysler Newport coup)
  4. Shoot the breeze and a bar tab with Rudy (Alex).
  5. The opportunity to get into the exclusive Active Galactic launch parties set in intimate, secret disco rock locations around the country.

That’s a lot of exclusive opportunities fans. Get on it.

See full tour details below.

Watch: Behind the scenes footage of the making of the album:

Watch: Surgery of Love Official video

The Delta Riggs Active Galactic Australian Tour

Friday, 23rd September

Prince of Wales, Bunbury

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 24th September

The Rosemount Hotel, Perth

Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 29th September

The Whalers Hotel, Warranambool

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 30th September

The Gov, Adelaide

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 1st October

Karova Lounge, Ballarat

Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 3rd October

SSA Club, Albury

Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 6th October

Kay St, Traralgon

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 7th October

The Grand Hotel, Mornington

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 8th October

Westernport Hotel, Phillip Island

Tickets: Official Website

Wednesday, 19th October

Academy Night Club, Canberra

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 21st October

The Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 22nd October

Torquay Hotel, Torquay

Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 27th October

Wollongong Uni, Wollongong

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 28th October

The Metro Theatre, Sydney

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 29th October

Bananna Field Music and Arts Festival, Coffs Harbour

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 4th November

The Entrance Leagues Club, Bateau Bay

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 5th November

Mona Vale Hotel, Mona Vale

Tickets: Official Website

Thursday, 10th November

The Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 11th November

The Triffid, Brisbane

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 12th November

SOLBAR, Sunshine Coast

Tickets: Official Website

 

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