Failure’s highly anticipated album, The Heart Is A Monster (June 30, INresidence), is streaming now via Entertainment Weekly ( A video for the album’s first single, “Hot Traveler,” debuted last week (
Alternative Press said the new album “is not only a stark reminder of why the band have been so influential but it also underscores their status as modern trailblazers.” Rolling Stone described The Heart Is A Monster as “a sprawling, 18 track voyage that… brilliantly picks up from where Fantastic Planet left off” and Kerrang echoes that sentiment, also declaring the 18-track release “a brilliant record” and adding “it’s also a victory they’ve fought hard for.”
The band kicks off a lengthy summer tour with a June 30 in-store at Amoeba Hollywood, other stops include Milwaukee’s Summerfest and ant the Ottawa Bluesfest.  The band joins Hum for a handful of co-headlining dates in mid-August.
Pre-orders for The Heart Is A Monster are available now via iTunes and include a pair of instant downloads: “Hot Traveler” and “Mulholland Dr.” (  The album is also available via and Amazon (
Failure on tour:
June 30     Los Angeles, CA     Amoeba Hollywood
July 2     Lawrence, KS     Liberty Hall
July 4     Milwaukee, WI     Summerfest
July 5     Cleveland, OH     The Grog Shop
July 7     Columbus, OH     LC Pavilion Amphitheatre  *
July 8     Lansing, MI     Common Ground Festival
July 9     Cincinnati, OH     20th Century Theatre
July 10     Pittsburgh, PA     Stage AE *
July 12    Ottawa, ON     Ottawa Bluesfest
July 14     Quebec City, QC     Quebec City International Summer Festival
July 16     Portland, ME     Asylum
July 17     Syracuse, NY     The Westcott Theatre
July 18     Westbury, NY     The Space at Westbury
July 21     Nashville, TN     3rd & Lindsley
July 23     New Orleans, LA     Republic New Orleans
July 25     Austin, TX     Emo’s
August 7     Louisville, KY     Mercury Ballroom
August 8    Atlanta, GA     The Wrecking Ball
August 9     Charlotte, NC     Neighborhood Theatre **
August 11     Washington DC     930 Club **
August 13     New York, NY     Webster Hall **
August 14     Philadelphia, PA     Electric Factory **
August 15     Boston, MA     Royal Nightclub **
August 18     Toronto, ON     Lee’s Palace
August 21     Chicago, IL     Metro
October 25     Sacramento, CA     Aftershock Festival
* – w/Jane’s Addiction
** – Co-headline dates with Hum
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