Redd Kross to release new studio album “Beyond the Door” on August 23rd 2019

Redd Kross Beyond the Door cover
On August 23rd, 2019, Merge Records will release the much-anticipated Redd Kross LP “Beyond the Door”.

Today, Redd Kross share “Beyond the Door” release details as well the title track which is available on all streaming platforms.

Listen to & share “Beyond the Door” below.

“Beyond the Door” is an album inspired by the band’s “total commitment to having the best f*cking time we can have while we’re all still here” (what they like to call “The Party”). It’s a rock and roll record and a celebration of everything brothers Jeff and Steven McDonald love, from cultures both high and low. Musically, it’s guitars, bass, and drums topped with a generous portion of sweet vocal melodies often delivered with an ambiguous edge.

“Beyond the Door” can be pre-ordered now on CD, digitally, and on limited-edition opaque purple Peak Vinyl in the Merge store, here.

Tracklist:
1. The Party
2. Fighting
3. Beyond the Door    
4. There’s No One Like You
5. Ice Cream (Strange and Pleasing)
6. Fantástico Roberto
7. The Party Underground
8. What’s a Boy to Do?
9. Punk II
10. Jone Hoople
11. When Do I Get to Sing “My Way”

“Beyond the Door” marks Redd Kross’ most collaborative record to date. Steven describes this evolution: “Jeff is still very much the driving force behind the compositions, but with more help from me than ever. Jeff and I haven’t shared this much of the writing and singing since Born Innocent in 1981”. Guitarist Jason Shapiro and drummer Dale Crover (Melvins, OFF!) are longtime members of the Redd Kross live band, but this album marks the pair’s recorded debut with the group. Mixed in Los Angeles by Steven McDonald, “Beyond the Door” includes notable guest appearances from Anna Waronker (That Dog), Geré Fennelly, Buzz Osborne (Melvins), and Josh Klinghoffer.

On the surface, the album title is a playful reference to an Italian horror film the McDonald brothers watched as children, a loose rip-off of both The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby that stars Juliet Mills of ’70s television program Nanny and the Professor. But like all things Redd Kross, it would be a sad injustice to stop digging there. No one knows what lies “Beyond the Door”… but we’re all in front of it.

Inspirations as varied as K-pop, glitter gangs, embarrassed tweens, long-term relationships, a mysterious character named Fantástico Roberto, and much more all contributed to Beyond the Door, an album that lures the listener into Redd Kross’ secret club full of riddles and inside jokes, with the ultimate reward of the perfect pop moment!

Redd Kross have also announced a massive US tour with the Melvins which kicks off on September 3rd in San Diego and includes shows in major markets including Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, and more.

US Tour Dates 2019:
September 3 San Diego, CA Casbah
September 4 Santa Ana, CA Observatory
September 5 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour
September 7 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver
September 8 Berkeley, CA Cornerstone
September 10 Eugene, OR Wow Hall
September 11 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
September 13 Seattle, WA Neumo’s
September 14 Seattle, WA Neumo’s
September 15 Spokane, WA The Big Dipper
September 16 Missoula, MT Top Hat Lounge
September 17 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
September 19 Ft. Collins, CO Aggie Theatre
September 20 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre
September 22 Kansas City, MO The Record Bar
September 23 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room
September 24 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
September 25 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
September 26 Chicago, IL Metro
September 27 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room
September 28 Louisville, KY Louder Than Life Festival
September 30 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
October 1 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme
October 2 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
October 3 Detroit, MI El Club
October 4 Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar
October 5 Pittsburgh, PA Red Theatre
October 7 Syracuse, NY Wescott Theatre
October 8 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
October 9 Hamden, CT Space Ballroom
October 10 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw
October 11 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony
October 12 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
October 13 Baltimore, MD Otto Bar
October 15 Richmond, VA The Broadberry
October 16 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
October 17 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre
October 18 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club
October 19 Birmingham, AL Saturn
October 21 Orlando, FL The Social
October 22 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Rom
October 23 Tampa, FL The Orpheum
October 25 Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall
October 26 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
October 27 Baton Rouge, LA Spanish Moon
October 28 Houston, TX Warehouse Live Studio
October 29 San Antonio, TX Paper Tiger
October 30 Austin, TX Mohawk
October 31 Dallas, TX Trees
November 3 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
November 4 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom
November 5 Las Vegas, NV The Bunkhouse Saloon

Weblinks:
reddkross.com
www.facebook.com/ReddKross