Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Premiere ‘Little Thing Gone Wild,’ New LP ‘Wrong Creatures’ Due in January (Listen)

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Premiere ‘Little Thing Gone Wild,’ New LP ‘Wrong Creatures’ Due in January (Listen)

It’s been a few years since California garage-rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s most recent album — 2013’s Specter at the Feast — but they’re back and better than ever.

On Tuesday, the band premiered “Little Thing Gone Wild,” a blitz of riffs, energy and howling vocals that sounds just fine alongside some of their career highlights. Take a listen:

The song is the first single off Wrong Creatures, the band’s new full-length due out on January 20, 2018. Some words about the record from the press release, including reflections from singer/guitarist, Peter Hayes:

“I find myself writing about death a lot,” says Hayes. “I find myself having a discussion with death, which sounds dark. For me, it’s dark humor.” Talking about mortality allows Hayes to explore life’s great mistakes and regrets. Channeling them through rolling riffs and dirge-laden rhythms, however, extols the demons within. It’s a great catharsis for the band, and it’s a great unifier for their audience who can also seek solace in the emotional heft.

The album was produced by Nick Launay, who’s worked in the past with acts such as Arcade Fire and Nick Cave. Pre-orders for Wrong Creatures are up now at the band’s official site.

In celebration of the album, BRMC will hit the road for a lengthy tour in early 2018:

January 15       San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
January 16       Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren
January 18       Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
January 19       Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
January 20       Houston, TX @ House of Blues
January 21       New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
January 23       Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
January 24       Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
January 26       Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
January 27       Charlotte, NC @ The Underground
January 29       Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
January 30       Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
January 31       Boston, MA @ Royale
February 2       Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
February 5       Montreal, QC @ Club Soda
February 6       Toronto, ON @ Rebel
February 7       Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre
February 9       Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
February 10     Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
February 11     Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
February 12     St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
February 13      Kansas City, MO @ The Truman
February 15      Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
February 16      Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
February 18       Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
February 19       Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
February 20       Seattle, WA @ The Show Box
February 22       Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
February 23       Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
February 24       Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre

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