Maynard James Keenan Announces The Moderators For His Upcoming Book Tour

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Maynard James Keenan will be heading out for his upcoming book tour next month, and he’s just announced who will moderate each event. Continue reading

On The Road… with Puscifer

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

It has been quite a year for Puscifer and their leader, Maynard James Keenan. Although he gets the most ink for his association with Tool, it is with Puscifer that Keenan seems to be more in tune with these days. It’s not a surprise that their recent Money Shot (Puscifer Entertainment) is a stellar album, but the level of comfort Keenan and his collaborators share in writing and performing is noticeable. It’s easy to get sidetracked by the theater of it all in person, but the staging and costumes are a guise to draw you in closer. It doesn’t hurt that his band features some amazing talent with mainstays Mat Mitchell, Carina Round and Jeff Friedl; now joined by Mahsa Zargaran and Paul Barker (Ministry) who all play flawlessly together. Keenan per usual is hiding out, preferring to be heard and rarely seen in the middle of a traditional wrestling ring. In one of the most unconventional settings for a concert ever, one of musics’ great frontmen makes his home. Making extra use of the ring was high-flying opening act Luchafer. Captured on the last night of the tour in Prescott, AZ by Melina D Photography, we learned that Puscifer doesn’t need a submission hold or a finishing move to get their message across.

 

Luchafer, by Melina D Photography

Luchafer, by Melina D Photography

 

Luchafer, by Melina D Photography

Luchafer, by Melina D Photography

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

 

 

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

Puscifer, by Melina D Photography

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Puscifer Books Second Round of US Tour Dates

puscifer photo credit Robin Laananen

Puscifer, photo credit Robin Laananen

Puscifer, who just wrapped a spate of tour dates in the US last week, have booked a second leg of the tour for this spring. All dates will be again supported by Luchafer. General on sale tickets and VIP experiences go on sale on December 23rd. The band is supporting Money Shot (Puscifer Entertainment) which was released October 31st.

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Puscifer, by Melina D Photo

 

Puscifer 2016 tour dates, with Luchafer:

Mar 17: Fox Performing Arts Center- Riverside, CA
Mar 18: Comerica Theatre- Phoenix, AZ
Mar 20: Pikes Peak Center- Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 22: Orpheum Theatre- Omaha, NE
Mar 23: Minneapolis, MN – Northrop Auditorium
Mar 25: Riverside Theater- Milwaukee, WI
Mar 26: Devos Performance Hall- Grand Rapids, MI
Mar 28: Coronado Theatre- Rockford, IL
Mar 29: Old National Centre – Murat Theatre- Indianapolis, IN
Mar 30: The LC Indoor Pavilion- Columbus, OH
Apr 01: Stage AE- Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 02: The Fillmore Detroit, MI
Apr 04: Akron Civic Theatre Akron, OH
Apr 05: Center for the Arts – Buffalo, NY
Apr 06: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts – Toronto, ON
Apr 08: Merrill Auditorium Portland, ME
Apr 09: The Paramount – Huntington, NY
Apr 10: Santander Performing Arts Center- Reading, PA
Apr 12: Bergen Performing Arts Center Englewood, NJ
Apr 13: Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ
Apr 16: Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium – Providence, RI


Tickets are on-sale on – Wednesday, Dec. 23 – with VIP packages available simultaneously via.

Puscifer – touring line-up

Maynard James Keenan – vocals

Carina Round -vocals

Mat Mitchell – guitars

Jeff Friedl – drums

Mahsa Zargaran – keyboards/vocals

Paul Barker (Ministry, Lead Into Gold) – bass

 

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Puscifer Books US Tour, Money Shot Album Details

Pucifer Money shot album cover

Puscifer has booked a full US tour, comprising most of the month of November, after kicking off at the Monster Mash Festivalin Arizona. Led by Maynard James Keenan (Tool), Puscifer has also revealed the artwork and full track listing for their new album Money Shot.

Puscifer’s current performing line-up for the tour now includes Keenan, Mat Mitchell, Carina Round, Jeff Friedl, Mahsa Zargaran, and new member Paul Barker (Ministry, Lead Into Gold).

Puscifer tour dates:
Nov 01: Monster Mash Festival – Phoenix, AZ
Nov 03: Majestic Theatre – Dallas, TX
Nov 04: Bass Concert Hall – Austin, TX
Nov 05: Tobin Center – San Antonio, TX
Nov 07: Saenger Theatre – New Orleans, LA
Nov 08: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center – Atlanta, GA
Nov 10: Ovens Auditorium – Charlotte, NC
Nov 11: Strathmore Theatre – Bethesda, MD
Nov 12: The Orpheum Theatre – Boston, MA
Nov 14: Shubert Theatre- New Haven, CT

Nov 15: The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA
Nov 17: Terminal 5 – New York, NY
Nov 18: Palace Theatre – Albany, NY
Nov 20: Taft Theatre – Cincinnati, OH
Nov 21: Riviera Theatre – Chicago, IL
Nov 22: Arvest Bank Theatre – Kansas City, MO
Nov 24: Bellco Theatre – Denver, CO
Nov 25: Kingsbury Hall – Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 28: Keller Auditorium – Portland, OR
Nov 29: INB Performing Arts Center- Spokane, WA
Nov 30: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – Calgary, AB
Dec 02: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Vancouver, BC
Dec 03: Paramount Theatre – Seattle, WA
Dec 06: Warnors Theatre – Fresno, CA
Dec 08: Fox Theater – Oakland, CA
Dec 10: Ace Theatre- Los Angeles, CA
Dec 11: Ace Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
Dec 12: The Pearl at The Palms Casino- Las Vegas, NV

Money Shottrack listing:

1. Galileo
2. Agostina
3. Grand Canyon
4. Simultaneous
5. Money Shot
6. The Arsonist
7. The Remedy
8. Smoke and Mirrors
9. Life of Brian (Apparently You Haven’t Seen)
10. Autumn

Pre-orders for the album are live and comes with an instant grat download of the single ‘Grand Canyon’