SOURCE: Reprise Records

Reprise Records

August 31, 2010 18:39 ET

American Bang's Self-Titled Major Label Debut Released Today, August 31st, on Reprise Records

Free Download of First Single "Wild & Young" Now Available on the iTunes Store as Part of "Discovery Download" Artist of the Week Feature

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) -  American Bang released their self-titled major-label debut album for Reprise Records today, August 31st. To celebrate, iTunes selected them as "Discovery Download" artist of the week. The album's debut single, "Wild and Young," is currently available as a free download on the iTunes Store along with the album being on sale for $7.99.

After touring all summer, American Bang will continue on the road for an extensive fall trek in support of the album. The tour, which runs through mid-December, includes a visit to New York City's Fillmore @ Irving Plaza on November 3rd.

The eleven-track album will stream in its entirety beginning August 31st on AOL Music for the official online listening party. In addition, American Bang continues as the latest "Incoming!" artist on the Fuse network, which is also currently hosting a series of exclusive behind-the-scenes webisodes online at Fuse.tv.

"Whiskey Walk" is already bringing in early spins at key radio stations across the country, which officially goes for adds September 7th.

American Bang is Jaren Johnston (singer / guitar), Ben Brown (lead guitar), Kelby Ray (bass), and Neil Mason (drums). The band's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

August 31 Jackson, MS   Club Fire*
September 1 Huntsville, AL   Sammy T's*
September 2 Nashville, TN   Mercy Lounge (Record Release Party)
September 3 Pensacola, FL   Seville Quarter*
September 4 Tallahassee, FL   Floyds Music Store*
September 5 Jacksonville, FL   Freebird Live*
September 7 Columbia, SC   Jillians
September 8 Charlotte, NC   Amos' Southend*
September 9 Goose Creek, SC   The Dive*
September 10 Johnson City, TN   Chrome*
September 12 Dayton, OH   WXEG X-Fest 15
September 13 Knoxville, TN   Valarium*
September 15 Allentown, PA   Crocodile Rock Café*
September 16 Albany, NY   Jillians
September 17 Buffalo, NY   The Tralf*
September 19 Hartford, CT   Webster Theater*
September 21 Youngstown, OH   Wedgewood*
September 22 Toledo, OH   Headliners*
September 25 Peoria, IL   The Whammy Bar*
September 28 Boston, MA   Paradise Ballroom**
September 29 Baltimore, MD   Bourbon Street Ballroom**
October 1 Philadelphia, PA   Fillmore at TLA**
October 2 Falls Church, VA   State Theatre**
October 3 Richmond, VA   The Hat Factory**
October 5 Raleigh, NC   Lincoln Theatre**
October 6 Greenville, SC   The Handlebar**
October 8 Charlotte, NC   Visulite Theatre**
October 9 Charleston, SC   The Music Farm**
October 10 Atlanta, GA   The Masquerade**
October 13 Houston, TX   The Warehouse**
October 14 Dallas, TX   The Loft**
October 15 Austin, TX   The Independent**
October 16 Little Rock, AR   Revolution Music Room**
October 19 Memphis, TN   Newby's**
October 20 New Orleans, LA   Tipitinas**
October 26 Cincinnati, OH   20th Century Theatre**
October 28 Columbus, OH   Newport Music Hall**
October 29 Flint, MI   The Machine Shop**
October 30 Lancaster, PA   The Chameleon**
November 3 New York, NY   Fillmore @ Irving Plaza**
November 4 Northampton, MA   Pearl Street**
November 5 Asbury Park, NJ   The Stone Pony**
November 6 Pittsburgh, PA   Altar Bar**
November 9 Indianapolis, IN   The Vouge**
November 12 Chicago, IL   The Metro**
November 13 Des Moines, IA   People's Court
November 14 Madison, WI   Majestic Theatre**
November 16 Minneapolis, MN   First Avenue**
November 17 Council Bluffs, IA   Whiskey Roadhouse**
November 19 Denver, CO   Bluebird Theatre**
November 20 Colorado Springs, CO   The Black Sheep**
November 30 Spokane, WA   Knitting Factory**
December 1 Seattle, WA   Snowbox Market**
December 3 Portland, OR   Wonder Ballroom
December 4 Reno, NV   Knitting Factory**
December 6 Sacramento, CA   Harlow's**
December 7 San Francisco, CA   The Independent**
December 9 San Diego, CA   House of Blues**
December 10 Anaheim, CA   House of Blues**
December 11 Ventura, CA   Ventura Theatre**
       
* denotes show with Cavo   
**denotes show with The Gracious Few   

For more info on American Bang please visit:
www.AmericanBang.com

Contact Reprise Records Publicity:
Nikki Herceg / Nikki.Herceg@wbr.com / 615-214-1489

Documents and/or Photos available for this release:

AMERICAN BANG'S SELF-TITLED MAJOR LABEL DEBUT RELEASED TODAY, AUGUST 31ST, ON REPRISE RECORDS

To view supporting documents and/or photos, go to www.enr-corp.com/pressroom and enter Release ID: 268775