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AVATAR Streams Two New Songs, "Going Hunting" & "Barren Cloth Mother"

Plus they've signed to a new record label.

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Avatar is having a pretty big day. The band is now streaming two new singles "Going Hunting" and "Barren Cloth Mother" to celebrate their signing with Thirty Tigers and the launch of their own Black Waltz Records imprint.

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"Since the early '60s, Swedish children have grown up reading Lee Falk's The Phantom," said the band. "According to legend, The Phantom has the strength of 10 tigers. Thus, Avatar now has the strength of three Phantoms and are therefore finally unstoppable. Thirty Tigers are innovators and we are very excited to have signed with them. It's good to work with such forward thinking people who truly understand what it means to be an artist in this millennium."

"This calls for a celebration, so to commemorate this occasion, and the tour we're just about to embark on, we've chosen to tear up some eardrums with 'Going Hunting' and 'Barren Cloth Mother.' Both songs tell about inner and outer darkness in their own ways. We keep sailing over dark oceans, staring down into the abyss. These songs, as great as they are, are just a taste of what's yet to come."

Avatar will hit the road with Magic Sword and Tallah starting today.

9/1 — Albany, NY — Empire Live
9/2 — Baltimore, MD — Baltimore Sound Stage
9/3 — New York, NY — Irving Plaza
9/4 — Boston, MA — Big Night Live
9/5 — Philadelphia, PA — Theatre of Living Arts
9/7 — Fort Wayne, IN — Pierre’s
9/8 — Pittsburgh, PA — Roxian Theatre
9/9 — Cleveland, OH — House of Blues
9/11 — Danville, VA — Blue Ridge Rockfest
9/12 — Asheville, NC — The Orange Peel
9/13 — Atlanta, GA — Buckhead Theatre
9/15 — Chicago, IL — House of Blues
9/17 — Madison, WI — The Sylvee
9/18 — Detroit, MI — DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/20 — Kansas City, MO — Truman Theater
9/21 — Lincoln, NE — Bourbon
9/22 — Minneapolis, MN — The Fillmore Minneapolis
9/24 — Louisville, KY — Louder Than Life
9/25 — St Louis, MO — Delmar Hall
9/26 — Oklahoma City, OK — Diamond Ballroom
9/27 — Dallas, TX — House of Blues
9/28 — Houston, TX — House of Blues
9/29 — San Antonio, TX — The Aztec Theater
10/1 — Albuquerque, NM — Sunshine Theater
10/2 — Denver, CO — Summit
10/3 — Salt Lake City, UT — The Depot
10/5 — Phoenix, AZ — The Van Buren
10/6 — Los Angeles, CA — The Wiltern
10/7 — Las Vegas, NV — House of Blues
10/8 — Sacramento, CA — Aftershock
10/10 — Grand Junction, CO — Mesa Theater
10/12 — Billings, MT — Pub Station
10/14 — Spokane, WA — Knitting Factory
10/15 — Portland, OR — Roseland Theater
10/16 — Garden City, ID — Revolution Concert House and Event Center
10/18 — Seattle, WA — Neptune

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