THEM CROOKED VULTURES — the new supergroup consisting of FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE singer/guitarist Josh Homme and LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones — has scheduled a number of North American tour dates in October.
The dates kick off with an October 2 performance at the Austin City Limits music festival, to be preceded by a September 30 "Austin City Limits" TV taping to air at a later date (to be announced), as well as an appearance at the October 1 Austin City Limits festival pre-party.
Tickets for the headline shows go on sale Saturday, September 5 at 10 a.m. local time.
THEM CROOKED VULTURES North American tour dates:
Oct. 01 - Austin, TX - Stubb's
Oct. 02 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits
Oct. 05 - Nashville, TN - War Memorial
Oct. 06 - Columbus, OH - LC Pavilion
Oct. 08 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
Oct. 09 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
Oct. 11 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
Oct. 12 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
Oct. 14 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
The band made its live debut on August 9 at the Metro club in Chicago, shortly after Lollapalooza closed its third and final day at nearby Grant Park.
THEM CROOKED VULTURES, which has been in the works for four years, will release an album and hit the road sometime later this year, but official details have yet to be announced. So far all the band has done is put up a web site as well as Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and YouTube pages.