News: Worriers Announce North American Tour

Worriers recently put out a new album, Trust Your Gut, via Ernest Jenning Record Co.
They’ve also announced a North American tour alongside Drug Church, in support of Alkaline Trio on their “Blood, Hair and Eyeballs” tour, that’ll run in February and March. They’re also touring in support of their albums released in 2023: Warm Blanket and Trust Your Gut.

Blood, Hair and Eyeballs Tour Dates: 
February 22: Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
February 23: San Diego, CA @ SOMA
February 24: Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren
February 26: Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
February 27: Austin, TX Stubbs
February 28: Houston, TX @ House of Blues
March 1: Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
March 2: Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
March 3: Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore
March 5: Washington, DC @ Fillmore Silver Spring
March 6: Philadelphia, PA @ Fillmore Philadelphia
March 8: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theater and Ballroom
March 9: Queens, NY @ Knockodwn Center
March 10: Boston, MA @ House of Blues
March 12: Toronto, ON @ History
March 13: Montreal, QC @ Beanfield
March 15: Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre
March 16: Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
March 17: St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
March 18: Minneapolis, MN @ Fillmore Minneapolis
March 20: Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
March 21: Salt Lake City, UT  @ The Complex
March 23: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
March 24: Vancouver, BC  @Vogue Theatre
March 25: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
March 27: San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
March 28: Los Angeles, CA @ Novo
March 30: Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Get tickets here.
Trust Your Gut is about an unapologetic journey to find self acceptance and each track has their own distinctive sound. It’s also the first studio album that Worriers have put out in years. This album’s lineup contains Atom Willard, Franz Nicolay, Frank Piegaro, and Allegra Anka. The album was self-produced by Lauren Denitzio.
During a time of which people were feeling desperate for connections and leaning into relationships, Denitzio scrawled through a cathartic manifesto that denounced the things that no longer served them. However, this is not a recording of angst and scorekeeping; it’s about an honest witty journey to regain strength. In a manner, Denitzio was also beginning a new incredibly vital relationship: one with themself. On Trust Your Gut, Denitzio emerges from the ashes, not as a phoenix reborn per se, but rather fortified by their past to build a more resilient future.
For the better part of a decade, Worriers have used their brand as a punk-adjacent indie rock as a method of story-telling covering themes of heartbreak, gender expression, identity, and love. After a wake-up call from an open-heart surgery at 25 years old, Worriers became Denitzio’s main focus. The event shook them to the point they left a toxic creative partnership and starting a band that can evolve alongside them. The band’s name is a homonym, and when introducing someone new to the band, it’s important to specify “Worriers, as in to fret, not to fight.” However Worriers have done a lot of fighting on Trust Your Gut. Lest anyone thinks they’ve forgotten about the political-punk roots from their debut album, Imaginary Life. It wouldn’t be a Worriers record without references of dystopian robot security dogs, dancing on the grave of a fascist or a nod or two to the activist-themed novel, Stay and Fight.
It definitely shows on Trust Your Gut, when their 2019 move from the east coast to Los Angeles lead to collaborating Atom Willard as a fun exercise just to realize, they had started writing a new album together. With the sonic goals for the album, it led to Denitzio’s friend, Franz Nicolay after tweeting that they were trying to create in his style. Nicolay replied with “Send me demos!” As for Frank Piegaro, he returned to the lineup and was featured on 2020’s “You or Someone You Know.” As for Allegra Anka on bass.
Find Trust Your Gut on Bandcamp here.
Stream Trust Your Gut here.
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