Their new album hits Stateside today

Modest Mouse have announced the dates of a North American tour in support of their new album, ‘We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank’ – which came out today (March 20) in the US.

They’ll kick things off in Seattle on April 15, and will play dates in Vancouver, Toronto, Chicago, Boston and all along the east coast before heading west to California for several dates.

As previously announced, the band’s line-up includes legendary Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr.

Modest Mouse are scheduled to precede the official start of the tour with a performance at California theme park Magic Mountain on March 23.

The tour dates are:

Valencia, CA Magic Mountain (March 23)

Seattle, WA Paramount Theater (April 15)

Vancouver, BC Pacific Coliseum (16)

Boise, ID Big Easy Concert House (17)

Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre (20, 21)

Chicago, IL Auditorium Theatre (22)

Toronto, ON Hummingbird Centre (24)

Montreal, PQ – Metropolis (25)

Rochester, NY Main Street Armory (26)

Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre (27)

New York, NY The United Palace (29, 30)

Providence, RI Lupo”s Heartbreak Hotel (May 2)

Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory (3)

Greensboro, NC Special Events Center (4)

Atlanta, GA Masquerade Music Park (5)

Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena Concert Hall (6)

New Orleans, LA House of Blues (8)

Austin, TX The Backyard (9)

Grand Prairie, TX Nokia Live (10)

Mesa, AZ Mesa Amphitheater (12)

Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre (13)

San Diego, CA Cox Arena (14)

San Jose, CA San Jose State University (16)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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