THE VEER UNION ANNOUNCES U.S. TOUR WITH SMILE EMPTY SOUL

“Divide The Blackened Sky” out next week on Rocket Science Ventures

VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver’s rising hard rock outfit, The Veer Union, has announced a spring U.S. tour with Smile Empty Soul in support of the band’s impending sophomore release, Divide The Blackened Sky. The 37-city trek will kick off on May 5th in Riverside, Calif., and will wrap up nearly 13 weeks of uninterrupted touring for the hard-working group when it concludes on June 14th in Oklahoma City.  The Veer Union is currently gearing up for a slew of dates alongside My Darkest Days starting March 24th, with Divide The Blackened Sky due out on March 26th via Rocket Science Ventures.

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The track list for Divide The Blackened Sky is…

1. Borderline
2. Bitter End
3. I Will Remain
4. Buried In The Ground
5. Inside Our Scars
6. Live Another Day
7. Divide The Blackened Sky
8. Silent Gun
9. Last Days Of Life
10. Stolen
Divide The Blackened Sky was recorded at VanHowes Studios, Greenhouse Studios and Renegade Studios in Vancouver, BC – a record vocalist, Crispin Earl, proclaims to be, “a much darker and heavier effort than our previous works. It depicts all the hard times we have been through over the last couple of years.” The majority of the album was self-produced and recorded by the band. In addition, production on the first single, “Bitter End,” was handled by world-renowned producer, Brian Howes (Nickelback, Hinder, Skillet, Puddle Of Mudd, Rev Theory), and was mixed by Jay Van Poederooyen. Cover art comes courtesy of Jeff Ojeda at Harmonic Concepts.

“Bitter End,” is currently streaming on YouTube as a lyric video: http://youtu.be/7efeVHf2gNo. The track can be purchased on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bitter-end-single/id500487994, and is now spinning on active rock stations across the country. Request it today! The official “Bitter End” music video will premiere next week. A teaser video for an additional track, “Borderline,” can be seen on YouTube: http://youtu.be/-DYm7DgI2nU. Stay up to date with the latest TVU news, tour dates and multimedia as the band gears up for the release of Divide The Blackened Sky with the official TVU iPhone App. Download it for free via the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/app/theveerunion/id505826683?mt=8. For all the latest info online, head to The Veer Union Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion, The Veer Union website: http://www.theveerunion.com and Rocket Science Ventures website: http:// www.rocketscienceventures.com. Be sure to catch The Veer Union on tour this spring in support of Divide The Blackened Sky.

The Veer Union on tour…

3/24 – El Paso, TX @ Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
3/29 – Fostoria, OH @ The New Nest *
3/30 – South Bend, IN @ Club Fever *
3/31 – Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere’s *
4/02 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note *
4/03 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s *
4/04 – Rochester, MN @ The Wicked Moose *
4/06 – Sault Sainte Marie, MI @ Kewadin Casino Showroom *
4/07 – Dubuque, IA @ Courtside *
4/10 – South Barrington, IL @ Penny Road Pub
4/11 – Ottawa, IL @ Luciana’s Rural Resort
4/12 – Clinton Township, MI @ The Detroit Pub
4/13 – Madison, WI @ RSR Stage
4/14 – Rockford, IL @ Bar 3
4/17 – Merriam, KS @ Aftershock Bar and Grill
4/20 – Lubbock, TX @ Lonestar Amphitheater (w/ Korn, Chevelle, Buckcherry)
4/21 – San Antonio, TX @ St. Mary’s University (Fiesta Oyster Bake w/ Buckcherry)
4/22 – Wichita Falls, TX @ Kay Yeager Coliseum  (w/ Chevelle, Buckcherry)
4/25 – Colorado Springs, CO @ The Black Sheep (w/ Cavo, Janus)
4/26 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater (w/ Cavo, Janus)
4/28 – Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Riverview Park (UFEST w/ Godsmack, Staind, Chevelle)
5/01 – Abilene, TX @ The Lucky Mule (w/ Cavo, Janus)

* w/ My Darkest Days

The Veer Union w/ Smile Empty Soul…

5/04 – Riverside, CA @ The Vibe
5/05 – Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
5/06 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cheyenne Saloon
5/07 – W.Hollywood, CA @ The Whisky A Go Go
5/08 – Santa Clara, CA @ The Avalon
5/11 – Sparks, NV @ The New Oasis
5/12 – Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
5/13 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/14 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/16 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound
5/17 – Denver, CO @ Moe’s
5/18 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Sunshine Studios
5/19 – Keaney, NE @ The Garage
5/20 – Kansas City, MO @ Aftershock
5/22 – Sauget, IL @ Pops
5/23 – Des Moines, IA @ House Of Bricks
5/24 – Confirmed Madison, WI @ RSR Stage
5/25 – Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
5/26 – Bolingbrook, IL @ Tailgators
5/27 – Newport, KY @ Thompson House
5/29 – Parkersburg, WV @ Marietta Brewing Co.
5/30 – Louisville, KY @ The Vernon Club
5/31 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys
6/01 – Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
6/02 – Baltimore, MD @ Recher
6/03 – Springfield, VA @ Empire
6/04 – Raleigh, NC @ The Berkeley Cafe
6/05 – Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligan’s
6/06 – Cocoa, FL 321 @ Local
6/07 – Lake Worth, FL @ Speakeasy Lounge
6/08 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local
6/09 – Jacksonville, FL @ Brewsters Pit
6/10 – Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
6/11 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
6/12 – Nashville, TN @ 12 And Porter
6/13 – Little Rock, AR @ Juanitas
6/14 – Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory

The Veer Union online…

http://www.facebook.com/theveerunion
http://www.myspace.com/theveerunion
http://www.twitter.com/theveerunion
http://www.theveerunion.com

About The Veer Union…

The Veer Union made its mark in 2009 with the top 10 hit single, “Seasons,” off the debut album, Against The Grain, which peaked at #7 and was the longest charting rock song for a new artist all year. It became the theme song for the 2009 Stanley Cup winners, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and was also featured in all Major League Baseball postseason telecasts, as well as the NFL, NASCAR, ESPN, WWE, NHL and more. The second single, “Youth of Yesterday,” was the highest added song to rock radio the first week of its release.

The Veer Union has toured the US for over a year in support of Against The Grain, hitting major cities across the nation. The band has played shows and festivals with the likes of Staind, Hinder, Theory of A Deadman, Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Framing Hanley, 30 Seconds to Mars, Flyleaf and many more.

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