Latest news: Thu, Apr 16 2015, FLOOR
FLOOR are still touring Europe, after kicking this road-trip off with a celebrated show on the main stage of the renowned Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The revived stoner rockers have been joined by their compatriots Minsk and are performing in support of their latest album 'Oblation'. A full list of remaining shows can be viewed below.
"We are glad and delighted to be received so well on this side of the Atlantic", state FLOOR. The critically acclaimed Miami trio featuring Steve Brooks (also of TORCHE), Anthony Vialon, and Henry Wilson) has long been waiting to finally tour Europe and are excited about this chance to meet you all on the road.
16 Apr 15 München (DE) Feierwerk (+Minsk)
17 Apr 15 Bologna (IT) Freakout (+Minsk)
18 Apr 15 Milano (IT) Lo Fi Club (SoloMacello Fest)
20 Apr 15 Paris (FR) Espace B (+Minsk)
21 Apr 15 Nantes (FR) La Scene Michelet (+Minsk)
22 Apr 15 Lille (FR) La Peniche (+Minsk)
23 Apr 15 Dortmund (DE) FZW (+Minsk)
24 Apr 15 London (UK) The Electric Ballroom (Desertfest)
25 Apr 15 Antwerpen (BE) Kavka (+Minsk)
FLOOR will tour in support of their current album 'Oblation', which was released April 25th of 2014. 'Oblation' is still available in various formats through the Season of Mist shop [LIEN http://smarturl.it/Floorshop] and is streaming in full here. Artwork and tracklist can be viewed below:
FLOOR are back. The trio formed in 1992 achieved legendary status with only one full-length, their self-titled debut album "Floor" (2002) and despite splitting two years later. Their first line-up consisted of guitarist and vocalist Steve Brooks, Anthony Vialon on guitar and bass, and drummer Betty Monteavaro. The latter was replaced by Jeff Sousa in 1993, while Brooks and Vialon dropped the bass in favour of two low-tuned guitars. This line-up released several cult vinyl 7" EPs until a first break-up in 1996. The guitarists returned with Henry Wilson on drums for one show in 1997. Following hard on the heels of KYUSS, FLOOR are brothers in spirit to the desert rock feeling of shimmering heat, the pound and stomp of heavy engines, and a burning taste of diesel in the air. After breaking up again, Steve Brooks moved on and formed TORCHE with massive success. Yet the guitarist and singer still agreed to a reunion tour in 2010 to celebrate the release of "Below & Beyond", which encompassed the trio’s complete material until that point in an 8-CD/10-LP box set. Heavily enjoying the experience and further fuelled by the exponentially grown following during their hiatus, FLOOR decided to record a new album. Now "Oblation" picks up where "Floor" left off more than ten years ago. Adding a dose of doom and a dash of drone, the new album crushes with a powerful production. CONVERGE guitarist Kurt Ballou mixed the album at GodCity Studios (TORCHE, KVELERTAK, HIGH ON FIRE) and the mastering was done by Alan Douches (BARONESS, BLACK TUSK, MOTÖRHEAD). Lean back, crank up and sacrifice to the gods of stoner rock with this mighty "Oblation".
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