SERATONES STREAM DEBUT ALBUM GET GONE VIA NPR FIRST LISTEN

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“Shreveport, La.’s Seratones is a kick-ass rock band that has all the stage presence in the world.” – NPR Music
“While there was more than enough great music [at SXSW]  – among those who excelled were…Seratones” -Wall Street Journal
“…right in the Southern rock wheelhouse…equal parts swagger and aggression.” – Stereogum
“…[‘Take It Easy’] feels like a bold move. It’s closer to a ballad than some might expect from the band, but it’s one that tears at the soul with sharp teeth.” – Consequence of Sound

“Chandelier’ is a southern gothic garage rock jam that will have you buying a leather jacket and dreaming of the summer…Everything’s coming up Seratones.” – Noisey

Seratones will release their debut album Get Gone on May 6th via Fat Possum, but the record is streaming early exclusively via NPR First Listen. PRESS HERE to listen to the album and dig into the garage rock ferocity, gospel-trained vocals and general badassery that only this four-piece from Shreveport, Louisiana can deliver.
Fresh off of a SXSW run praised by New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and cross-country tours with Houndmouth, St. Paul & the Broken Bones and The Dandy Warhols,Seratones are currently on the road with Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. See below to find a show near you. To get an idea of what to expect from a Seratones gig, PRESS HERE to watch the band’s NPR Tiny Desk.
Led by powerhouse frontwoman A.J. Haynes whose thunderous vocals recall the grit of Janis Joplin and gospel of Mavis Staples, Seratones recorded each track of Get Gone as a live take in Mississippi’s Dial Back Sound studios. The influences of their hometown of Shreveport combined and Haynes’ powerful singing voice, first honed at Brownsville Baptist Church in Columbia, Louisiana at age 6, ring across every track. “Don’t Need It,” which opens with a muscular swing and tight guitar lines, builds into a monster finish with a nasty corkscrew of a guitar line. “Sun,” a brawny thrasher, courses with huge, raw voltage riffs. “Chandelier,” a mid-tempo burner and vocal workout by Haynes, goes from croon to a crescendo that would shake any crystals hanging from the rafters.
Shared history in Shreveport’s music scene brought the Seratones together a few years ago. All four had played together with one or another in various local punk bands, bonding through all-ages basement shows, gigs at skate parks and BBQ joints, and late nights listening to jazz and blues records. In a city of multiple genres, no fixed musical identity and a flood of cover bands, these adventurous musicians carved out their own path, personifying the do-it-yourself ethos. The band’s unwavering dedication to staying true to themselves is echoed throughout their debut; however you try to describe it, Get Gone is unexpected and unbowed, a head-snapping showcase of the twin pillars of Southern music, restlessness and resourcefulness.

PRESS HERE to pre-order a physical copy of Get Gone now, and HERE to pre-order a digital copy.

Tour Dates- North American Dates in BOLD
4/28/16     Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern *
4/29/16     Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater *
4/30/16     San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore *
5/2/16       Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
5/3/16       Seattle, WA @ Barboza
5/6/16       St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
5/7/16       Chicago, IL @ Hideout
5/8/16       Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub
5/10/16     Detroit, MI @ Marble Bar
5/11/16     Columbus, OH @ Big Room Bar
5/13/16     Nashville, TN @ The Basement
5/14/16     Little Rock AR @ White Water Tavern
6/3/16       Richmond VA @ Friday Cheers+
7/15-7/16  Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
7/15-7/16  Birmingham, AL @ Sloss Music & Arts Festival
8/22/16     Hamburg, Germany @ Molotow
8/23/16     Berlin, Germany @ Berghain Kantine
8/24/16     Cologne, Germany @ Blue Shell
8/25/16     Charleville-Mézières, France @ Cabaret Vert
8/26/16     Leeds, UK @ Leeds Festival
8/28/16     Reading, UK @ Reading Festival
9/1/16       London, UK @ Lexington
9/3/16       Dorset, UK @ End Of The Road Festival
* w/ Thao and the Get Down Stay Down
^ w/ The Dandy Warhols
+ w/The Revivalists
For more information on Seratones, please contact:
Jen Appel / Jaclyn Ulman / Liz Heyman – 212-246-2640

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