Bob Mould Signs To Anti-

Bob Mould Signs To Anti-
Legendary and Influential Artist Releases District Line February 5
Former Sugar and Hüsker Dü Frontman Returns With Energizing New Disc

Bob Mould
Anti- is pleased to announce the signing of living legend and alternative rock trailblazer Bob Mould. Mould's vital new studio album, District Line – the latest in his esteemed, twenty year solo career – will be released on February 5, 2008.

A hair-raisingly emotional, undeniably catchy, loud, mature guitar rock album, bolstered by the ace drumming of Fugazi's Brendan Canty, Mould's forthcoming disc affirms he is more relevant than ever. From the achingly honest and instantly memorable opening track, "Stupid Now" and the gorgeously-crafted "Who Needs To Dream" to the melodically inventive ballad "Old Highs, New Lows" and the Sugar-esque, riff-propelled "The Silence Between Us," Bob Mould is back. As the as the career-defining District Line affirms, he is more than living up to his reputation as one of the great influences on rock music's last quarter century. With a musical canon that has inspired everyone from the Foo Fighters Dave Grohl to Daft Punk's Thomas Bangaltar, Mould plays to his strengths on District Line, drawing on two-plus decades of groundbreaking work with underground heroes Hüsker Dü, the beloved modern rock troupe Sugar, and with a solo career that first took flight with 1989's landmark Workbook.

Mould first gained notoriety at the helm of Hüsker Dü, purveyors of underground milestones like the epic 1984 double album, Zen Arcade, 1985's New Day Rising and Flip Your Wig (all for SST) before jumping to Warner Brothers in 1986 for acclaimed college radio classics like that year's Candy Apple Grey and 1987's mind-blowing double-disc swansong Warehouse: Songs and Stories.

The complete track listing for District Line will be:
1. Stupid Now
2. Who Needs To Dream
3. Again and Again
4. Old Highs New Lows
5. Return To Dust
6. The Silence Between Us
7. Shelter Me
8. Very Temporary
9. Miniature Parade
10. Walls In Time

Bob Mould's Circle of Friends tour dates:
10/9, Schuba’s, Chicago, IL
10/10, Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis, MN
10/12, Chop Suey, Seattle, WA
10/14, Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
10/16, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA
10/17, The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
11/2, Highline Ballroom, New York, NY
11/5, Paradise Lounge, Boston, MA
11/8, Gravity Lounge, Charlottesville, VA
11/10, John & Peter’s, New Hope, PA
11/11, World Café Live, Philadelphia, PA

[Published on: 10/11/07]

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jalew starstarstarstar Thu 10/11/2007 06:07PM
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great news. ooh...bob at the herbst!

kaland Thu 10/11/2007 08:26PM
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Got to see Bob at the opening show @ Schuba's Chicago. Very cool yet different. The first 45 min was a Q/A with Bob. Then a 30 min solo acoustic set followed by the screening of his new DVD Circle of Friends which is a complete show from the 9:30 club Oct 5, 2005. He also sold copies of the DVD himself, signed autographs and chatted with fans. He is so freakin cool. His music speaks for itself and what a thrill to see one of my musical heroes in a 150 person venue.

barnylee starstarstarstar Fri 10/12/2007 11:17AM
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One of the better live performers I've seen...good news!

hawkleberry starstarstarstar Sat 10/13/2007 12:25AM
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Bob at the Herbst? Wow, they better tighten up the chandeliers!

phalluscooper Sun 10/14/2007 11:17PM
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New Day Rising!