It wasn’t all that long ago that Crystal Castles fans feared that the departure of vocalist Alice Glass would signal the demise of the group. A year in the electronic music world is a long time, though, and now that such an interval has elapsed since her replacement arrived in the form of Edith Frances, the group is ready to announce a new album and tour dates.
Crystal Castles’ fourth studio-length album will arrive sometime in the spring. If it follows the pattern established by the group’s first three albums, then it will be titled IV – but without Glass in the picture, they might find it more tasteful to make a departure from the trend.
In addition, group founder Ethan Kath has revealed tour dates straddling the spring and summer months at locations throughout North America and Europe.
Be sure to check back for additional announcements regarding Crystal Castles‘ upcoming effort as it will likely coincide with the beginning of their tour, and in the meantime, have a look though the official dates below.
03-11 New Orleans, LA – Buku Music + Arts Project
03-12 Phoenix, AZ – VIVA PHX
03-13 Santa Ana, CA – Burgerama – The Observatory OC
03-16 Austin, TX – Scoot Inn (SXSW)
03-17 Austin, TX – Stubb’s (SXSW)
03-19 Miami, FL – Ultra Music Festival
04-02 Athens, GA – Slingshot Festival, Georgia Theatre
06-12 Chicago, IL – Spring Awakening
07-22 Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
08-05 Castellon, Spain – Arenal Sound Festival
08-26 Reading, England – Reading & Leeds Festival
08-27 Leeds, England – Reading & Leeds Festival