The Black Angels | "Evil Things" [Stream] + North American 2013 Tour Dates


Now a quartet, The Black Angels will release their fourth full-length album Indigo Meadow on April 2nd. The first offering is the very, very promising "Evil Things".

"Evil Things" focuses on a man and a woman on opposite sides of a conflict who meet on a war-torn battlefield. Frontman Alex Maas elaborated on this concept to Rolling Stone, saying "they come to the realization that, by nature, humans have the capacity to be either evil or benevolent, empathetic and compassionate. They share an obvious mutual concern for the human condition, but don't feel as though they are doing anything to make things better. They ask themselves: 'What am I going to do with the power that I have?' This song asks that question." [via Rolling Stone]


4                        Athens, GA                        Georgia Theatre #
5                        Asheville, NC                        The Orange Peel #
6                        Washington, DC            Black Cat #
7                          Philadelphia, PA              Union Transfer #
8                         New York, NY                        Webster Hall #
11                         Boston, MA                         Royale #
12                        Montreal, QC                        Le National #
13                        Toronto, ON                        Danforth Music Hall #
15                         Detroit, MI                         Magic Stick #
16                          Cleveland, OH              Beachland Ballroom #
17                         Columbus, OH             Newport Music Hall #
19                         Chicago, IL                         Vic Theatre #
20                         Minneapolis, MN             Fine Line Music Cafe #
21                         Omaha, NE                         The Waiting Room #
22                         Lawrence, KS                         Granada #
26-28                         Austin, TX                         Austin Psych Fest [Purchase Tickets]

2                         Baton Rouge, LA             Spanish Moon %
3                         Birmingham, AL             WorkPlay Theatre %
5                         Nashville, TN                        Mercy Lounge %
7                         Indianapolis, IN             The Vogue %
8                         St. Louis, MO                         The Firebird %
10                         Boulder, CO                         Boulder Theater %
11                         Salt Lake City, UT             The Depot %
13                         Seattle, WA                         Neptune Theatre %
14                         Vancouver, BC             Commodore Ballroom %
15                         Portland, OR                         Wonder Ballroom %
17                         San Francisco, CA             The Fillmore %
18                         Pomona, CA                         The Glass House  ^
19                         Solana Beach, CA             Belly Up Tavern ^
21                         Los Angeles, CA             Mayan Theatre ^
22                         Tucson, AZ                         Club Congress ^
24                         Houston, TX                         Fitzgerald's ^
25                         Dallas, TX                         Granada Theater ^
26                         San Antonio, TX             White Rabbit ^

# w/ Allah-Las, Elephant Stone
% w/ Hanni El Khatib, Wall of Death
^ w/ Wall of Death