The Last Internationale Announces U.S. Headline Tour
The Last Internationale will launch a North American headline tour on September 5 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's Vinyl nightclub. The band, which played numerous summer festivals including Lollapalooza and British Summer Time in Hyde Park, will also perform at the Monster Energy Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, CA (September 13), the Sunset Strip Music Festival in West Hollywood, CA (September 20) and the Austin City Limits Festival (October 5). In November, The Last Internationale will go abroad to support Robert Plant. See below for itinerary.
Tonight the band will make its national television debut on "Late Show with David Letterman," performing "Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Indian Blood." The explosive track is from The Last Internationale's debut album, We Will Reign, which was just released by Epic Records.
New York City natives Delila Paz and Edgey Pires quickly forged a reputation for poetic, socially conscious songs and incendiary live performances, prompting Rolling Stone to declare, "New York's counterculture spirit lives on in The Last Internationale." The pair spent Thanksgiving 2013 at the home of Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine, The Nightwatchman, Audioslave) and when they mentioned their need for a drummer, Morello connected them with Brad Wilk (Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave). After hearing their material and bonding with Edgey and Delila, Wilk signed on. The trio recorded We Will Reign with producer Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young) in Los Angeles.
The Last Internationale recently opened for Neil Young in Liverpool and has toured with such artists as Weezer and Kings of Leon. The band has won praise for its riveting live shows, with Yahoo! Music noting, "The strikingly fervent, politically-charged rock band The Last Internationale stands out" and Billboard hailing their "hard-hitting modern rock mélange."