Acidic, Trapt, Reborn Tour
Southern California based alternative rock band ACIDIC will join Trapt on the "Reborn" Tour kicking off January 17th in Seattle, Washington and winding up February 10th in Clifton Park, New York. Tickets and concert info are available HERE.
ACIDIC, which consists of lead singer and guitarist Michael Gossard, bassist Ted Dubrawski and drummer Matt Whitaker, will release their fourth full-length album Copper Man later this month, once again teaming up with producer John Ryan of Chicago Kid Productions (Ryan has worked with Santana, Lynrd Skynrd and Styx among others).
"This album is the album we've been wishing and praying for. We love playing these songs. This was a pure collaboration of the whole band, a labor of love between three friends. It's organic, carnivorous rock n' roll," says frontman Gossard. In describing their sound, Gossard calls it "a high-powered fusion of insanity-based rock," adding "I find that much of our music is inspired by grunge bands like Jane's Addiction and Pearl Jam as well Green Day, Cage the Elephant and Foo Fighters. I also find inspiration from artists like Mozart for structure and harmonies."
Their last album, "Chronic Satisfaction" garnered critical praise. PureGrainAudio said the single "Uninspired" is "a well-written and well performed ode to nostalgia with a chorus that will keep you humming all day long." ArtistsOnDemand said "'Chronic Satisfaction' is jammed packed with tunes that are sure to make any fan, or new listener want more." And Alternative Press said that ACIDIC "rocks like Funeral Party, Cage the Elephant, Young the Giant."
In the past two years ACIDIC has toured with Candlebox, Fuel, Warner Drive, Alien Ant Farm, Marcy Playground, Filter, Hawthorne Heights and The Higher. In 2011, the band visited Germany and Kosovo as part of an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, an experience that inspired Gossard to write "The Brave." "I would be approached by all these soldiers and they'd tell me stories," Gossard said. "I'd listen and I decided I needed to write about it."