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Tera Melos releasing Trash Generator, first album in 4 years

It sure has been a long time since we’ve heard new music from Tera Melos. Four year to be exact. But after some much needed downtime, the Sacramento band are back with a new album called Trash Generator.

What’s a rejuvenated Tera Melos sound like? Well from what we gather, take their pop tendencies and merge it with their explosive old school sound. As the band said themselves, this album is about saying “fuck it.”

Guitarist Nick Reinhart elaborated,

“With this record it was 100% let’s not concern ourselves with what we should be doing at this point in the band’s lifespan, and just fully focus on what makes us happy.”

Bassist Nathan Latona chimed in,

“Making a new record seemed like a fun act of defiance. The odds are against bands like us, but despite all the negativity involved in trying to struggle and survive as an artist, we made Trash Generator because we just wanted to get together, have some fun, and make something that we think is cool.”

Trash Generator was recorded in San Diego at Singing Serpent Studios with Ben Moore, who’s worked with Hot Snakes and Pinback. It’ll serve as a follow-up to the band’s 2013 album X’ed Out, and was their first time recording in a continuous block of time.

Alright, so let’s talk tour dates. Tera Melos will be all over the US this fall supporting their new release. They’ll be bringing along Speedy Ortiz. Dates for that are at the bottom of this page.

But first, take a listen to their new single “Don’t Say I Know.”

Trash Generator will be available on August 25th through Sargent House.

Tera Melos tour dates:

Oct 13 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
Oct 14 Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
Oct 16 Portland, OR @ Holocene
Oct 17 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
Oct 19 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Oct 20 Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
Oct 21 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
Oct 22 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
Oct 24 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
Oct 25 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
Oct 26 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Oct 27 Lakewood, OH @ Mahall’s
Oct 28 Toronto, ON @ The Hard Luck
Oct 29 Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz
Oct 31 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Nov 01 Hamden, CT @ The Ballroom Outer Space
Nov 02 Brooklyn, NY @ TBA
Nov 03 Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry @ Fillmore
Nov 04 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Nov 05 Carborro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
Nov 07 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Nov 08 Talahassee, FL @ Club Downunder (FSU)
Nov 09 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade Purgatory
Nov 10 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
Nov 11 Houston, TX @ Secret Group
Nov 13 Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Nov 15 Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
Nov 16 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
Nov 17 Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
Nov 18 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill

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