The Pack A.D. Announces Summer Tour Dates Supporting Alice In Chains

The Pack A.D. just put the wraps on a very successful coast-to-coast Canadian tour, immediately took off across the pond for a string of European dates, and are now making plans for another national tour, this time with Alice in Chains. Beginning August 8, the pair will make stops across the country from BC to Nova Scotia supporting the iconic rock band.

The momentum from Pack A.D.’s latest album continues too. For 10 weeks in a row their fifth studio album, Do Not Engage, was named the #1 album in the country, breaking !Earshot’s previous college radio record of 9 weeks. In addition, Pack A.D.'s "Animal" was #1 this month on the CBC R3-30 chart, while album cut "Big Shot" peaked at #2 and "Battering Ram" at #4! "Big Shot" also made it to #5 on CBC R3's year-end Top 103 Songs of 2013 Chart!

Released on Nettwerk Records Do No Engage is the follow-up to their JUNO Nominated 2011 release Unpersons. Produced by Jim Diamond (White Stripes, The Mooney Suzuki, Dirtbombs) and recorded in a former Motor City chicken-processing plant, Do Not Engage has been met with immediate acclaim.

“eerie psych, stalking stoner-rock, and “woo-ooh-woo”-ing power-pop rampages” Toronto Star

“The focus of Do Not Engage is on jagged, new-wave-inspired riffs and giving vocalist/guitarist Becky Black’s voice a light sheen… The shift has, impressively, only served to give the band added power, helping to drive their slashing chords and beats even deeper.” Alternative Press

“at the top of their game, and their timing couldn't be better.” Exclaim!

“an explosive, exciting – and even accessible – release.” The Globe and Mail

Do Not Engage features all the fuzzy garage rock listeners have come to know and love from Vancouver-based duo The Pack A.D.” Seattle Weekly

"An ear-catching hybrid of punk, psych and garage rock wrapped around of core of raw backwater blues" Beatroute Magazine

 “The album has a ton of catchy choruses and big beats that hit you like a sledgehammer and you get back up wanting more.” New Noise Magazine

"The Pack A.D. have exceeded expectations for their latest release, the grindingly melodic Do Not Engage." Winnipeg Free Press

 

WATCH “BIGSHOT” HERE

WATCH “BATTERING RAM” HERE

 

TOUR DATES WITH ALICE IN CHAINS
Aug 8 - West Penticton, BC - South Okanagan Events Centre
Aug 10 - Prince George, BC - CN Centre
Aug 11 - Dawson Creek, BC - EnCana Events Centre
Aug 13 - Lethbridge, AB - Enmax Centre
Aug 22 - Hamilton, ON - Copps Coliseum
Aug 23 - Rama, ON - Casino Rama
Aug 25 - Quebec City, QC - Agora
Aug 26 - Moncton, NB - Casino Moncton21
Aug 27 - Halifax, NS - Halifax Metro Centre

 

Press contact: 

Danielle Romeo | romeo@nettwerk.com

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