Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Insane in the Membrane

Cypress Hill celebrated the release of new album RISE UP with a special performance in front of The Warfield in San Francisco. The hip hop group announced a summer tour with Slightly Stoopid that begins July 16, 2010 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, CA and will take them nationwide. They'll play a string of North American dates before that, then head overseas for a tour of Europe. For ticket information, www.cypresshill.com

Cypress Hill (emcees B-Real and Sen Dog, DJ Julio G and percussionist Eric Bobo) were joined by Rage Against The Machine/Street Sweeper Social Club/The Nightwatchman guitarist TOM MORELLO, System Of A Down drummer John Dolmayan and Deftones bassist Sergio Vega for a
performance on the outdoor stage of the ABC-TV show "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Cypress Hill also recently appeared on both Fuel TV's "The Daily Habit" and CNN.

In August, Cypress Hill will join Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson and Phoenix as part of the Mile High Festival and Soundgarden, Green Day and Lady Gaga as part of Lollapalooza 2010.

In other news, MTV recently premiered the video for new single "Armada Latina" featuring Cypress Hill and special guest Pitbull and a special appearance by music legend Stephen Stills. Cypress Hill's MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/cypresshill.

RISE UP is Cypress Hill's first new album in six years and features a guest lineup, including Linkin Park vocalist Mike Shinoda, System Of A Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian, Everlast, Young De, Evidence, The Alchemist and comic legends Cheech & Chong.

Cypress Hill, a successful and influential hip-hop/rock group boasts more than 20 million worldwide sales, and chart-topping hits. They've headlined Lollapalooza, been named "Best Rap Group" by Rolling Stone, collaborated with the likes of Pearl Jam and Sonic Youth, hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and have had their music licensed for a plethora of TV shows, commercials and films.

Tour dates are as follows:
(additional dates TBA)

Date City Venue

4/22 Scottsdale, AZ - Martini Ranch
5/11 Houston, TX - Warehouse
5/12 Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
5/13 Austin, TX - Stubbs BBQ
5/15 San Antonio, TX - Scout Bar
5/16 Corpus Christi, TX - Brewster St. Ice House
5/18 Odessa, TX - Dos Amigos
5/19 El Paso, TX - Club 101
5/21 Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
5/22 Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Beach Stage
6/1 Vienna, AUS - Gasometer
6/2 Prague, Czech Republic - O2 tomorrow
6/4 Neuchatel, SWI - Festi'neuch Festival
6/5 Nuremberg, GER - Rock Im Park Festival
6/6 Nurburg, GER - Rock Am Ring Festival
6/7 Berlin, GER - Columbiahalle
6/15 London, UK - Brixton Academy
6/16 Glasgow, UK - Academy
6/19 Seinajoki, FN - Provinssirock Festival
7/3 Zurich, SWI - Touch the Lake Festival
7/16 Irvine, CA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *
7/17 Chula Vista, CA - Cricket Wireless Amphitheater *
7/21 Glen Allen, VA - Innsbrook Pavilion *
7/22 Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion *
7/23 Boston, MA - Bank of America Pavilion *
7/24 Danbury, CT - Ives Concert Park *
7/25 Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony Outdoors *
7/28 Raleigh, NC - Boutique Amphitheater *
7/29 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion *
7/30 Portsmouth, VA - nTelos Pavilion *
7/31 Philadelphia, PA - Penn's Landing *
8/1 Buffalo, NY - Rocks the Harbor *
8/4 Detroit, MI - State Theater *
8/6 Columbus, OH - Promowest Pavilion *
8/8 Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
8/12 Kansas City, MO - Crossroads *
8/13 Omaha, NE - Anchor Inn *
8/14 Denver, CO - Mile High Music Fest
8/18 Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues *
8/19 Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle *
8/20 Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live *
8/21 W. Boca Raton, FL - Sunset Cove Amphitheater *
8/28 Leeds, UK - Leeds Festival
8/29 Reading, UK - Reading Festival
* = dates with Slightly Stoopid