SOURCE: Warner Brothers Records

March 02, 2010 11:57 ET

THE FLAMING LIPS Announce Tour Dates With Support From STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS

"THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON" Physical Release Confirmed; New Merch Available Now

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  The World's most beloved Oklahomans, THE FLAMING LIPS are pleased to announce their first tour dates for 2010, in support of their new double album, "EMBRYONIC" which begins this month in Austin, TX. Special Guests on most dates will be fellow co-conspirators, STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS who will delight the masses with modern psych insights from their debut album, "THE BIRTH." The new design LIPS live show is bigger/brighter/louder and more impossibly Orange (like the sunshine) than ever so we look forward to seeing you all this spring. 

As previously announced, an extra special show planned for the Bonnaroo Festival Show on June 11, in Manchester, TN, will include complete set from THE LIPS and will culminate in a rare, live combined forces performance of Pink Floyd's '73 classic album, "THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON," by The LIPS with SDWD to begin at midnight. All humans are encouraged to attend this not-to-be-forgotten event. Minds will be blown, eardrums may be tested to maximum capacity, but you'll be thankful in the morning.

With that knowledge, we are pleased to announced the physical release of "THE FLAMING LIPS, ALONG WITH STARDEATH AND WHITE DWARFS WITH HENRY ROLLINS AND PEACHES DOING 'THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON'" available for sale on Limited Edition vinyl pressing beginning April 17, National Record Store Day. The CD version will go on sale on May 4

At this time, we'd like to direct your attention to LIPS Central for a special announcement of Brand New Wearable's available now. The Official FLAMING LIPS STORE (http://www.flaminglips.com/store/) is excited to announce the launch of some NEW items including the first ever LIPS hoodie. You may have seen these great designs at this past New Years Eve OKC Freak-out show, and they're now available to all. Click on the provided links to view items:

EMBRYONIC all over tee. BUY NOW:
(http://www.flaminglips.com/store/product/embryonic-allover-t-shirt)

KILLING THE EGO bright lime green hoodie) BUY NOW:
(http://www.flaminglips.com/store/product/killing-ego-hoodie)

And now, the tour dates:

Fri Mar 12 Austin Music Hall   Austin, TX
Sat Mar 13 Hickory Street Stage/NX35   Denton, TX
Thur Apr 15 Charlottesville Pavillon   Charlottesville, VA
Sat Apr 17 Mid Hudson Civic Center   Poughkeepsie, NY
Sun Apr 18 Barton Hall/Cornell University   Ithaca, NY
Mon Apr 19 Wellmont Theatre   Montclair, NJ
Wed Apr 21 The Riverside Theater   Milwaukee, WI
Thur Apr 22 Indiana University Auditorium   Bloomington, IN
Fri Apr 23 Sandstone Amphitheatre   Kansas City, KS
Thur Apr 29 TBA    
Sat May 01 TBA    
Sat May 15 The Hangout Music Festival   Gulf Shores, AL
Sun Jun 06 Tinsley Park/ Free Press Fest   Houston, TX
Fri  Jun 11 Bonnaroo Music Festival   Manchester, TN
Sat Jul 3 Nateva Music & Arts Festival   Oxford, ME
Sun Jul 10 TBA    
Thur Jul 22 TBA    
Mon Jul 26 Central Park Summerstage   New York, NY

Additional dates will be confirmed shortly. Until then contact Warner Bros. Records Publicity for further information:

National: Rick Gershon 818-953-3473 / rick.gershon@wbr.com
 Regional/Tour Press: Amanda VanGoethen 818-953-3211 / amanda.vangoethen@wbr.com

www.flaminglips.com

www.stardeathandwhitedwarfs.com

Documents and/or Photos available for this release:

Photo Credit: J. Michelle Martin-Coyne

To view supporting documents and/or photos, go to www.enr-corp.com/pressroom and enter Release ID: 244243