Rock Legend Returns w/ JOHN GARCIA & THE BAND OF GOLD Debut; Annc. Only 2018 U.S. Show + 2019 EU. Tour

Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway, Owner/Chief Editor

The legendary JOHN GARCIA, the voice of such iconic acts as Kyuss, Slo-Burn, Unida, Hermano, and Vista Chino, reveals the next incarnation he is taking in the construction of his legacy.

The self-titled début album from John Garcia And The Band Of Gold will arrive from Napalm Records on January 4, 2019. Taking the next step in his almost 30 year career, John worked with none other than Kyuss and Queens Of The Stone Age producer Chris Goss in the creation of this landmark recording.

Track list:

1. Space Vato
2. Jim’s Whiskers
3. Chicken Delight
4. Kentucky II
5. My Everything
6. Lillianna
7. Popcorn (Hit Me When You Can)
8. Apache Junction
9. Don’t Even Think About It
10. Cheyletiella
11. Softer Side

Pre-order for John Garcia And The Band Of Gold album is active now at this LINK but we have more related news to share with you. But before that, check out the new song “Chicken Delight” now:

First comes the announcement (via video from John himself) of the ONLY John Garcia & The Band Of Gold live show in the U.S. for 2018… and what an incredible show it promises to be! Billed as “John Garcia And Friends“, this show sees John melding his past and present in one place, onstage, and with an unbelievable roster of collaborators.


John Garcia – vocals
Ehren Groban – guitar
Mike Pygmie – bass
Greg Saenz – drums

The show is set for November 29th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Vinyl Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV and presented by Vegas Rock Revolution. This show sees John Garcia & The Band Of Gold performing with bands all possessing ties to Garcia. Yes, Nick Oliveri (ex-Kyuss), Dave Angstrom (ex-Hermano), and Arthur Seay (ex-Unida) will all be in the house with their own acts Death In Pretty Wrapping and Luna Sol. Get more details and find ticket purchase info HERE.

Following Las Vegas, John Garcia & The Band Of Gold will head to Europe in late January 2019 for an extensive tour, supported by DEAD QUIET. Find the itinerary below.

John Garcia & The Band Of Gold European Tour 2019

w/ Dead Quiet

23.01.19 FR – Paris / Le Trabendo
24.01.19 FR – Bordeaux / Le Krakatoa
25.01.19 ES – Madrid / Caracol
26.01.19 ES – Barcelona / Razzamatazz 2
28.01.19 FR – Lyon / Le Kao
29.01.19 CH – Zurich / Bogen F.
30.01.19 IT – Milan / Santeria Club
31.01.19 DE – Munich / Backstage Halle
02.02.19 AT – Graz / Explosiv
03.02.19 HU – Budapest / A38
04.02.19 CZ – Prague / Rock Café
05.02.19 DE – Nuremberg / Hirsch
07.02.19 DE – Jena / F-Haus
08.02.19 DE – Berlin / SO36
09.02.19 DK – Copenhagen / Loppen
10.02.19 NO – Oslo / John Dee
12.02.19 FI – Helsinki / Tavastia
14.02.19 SE – Stockholm / Debaser Strand
15.02.19 SE – Gothenburg / Sticky Fingers
16.02.19 DE – Hamburg / Gruenspan
17.02.19 DE – Cologne / Helios 37
19.02.19 BE – Leuven / Het Depot
20.02.19 DE – Aschaffenburg / Colos-Sal
21.02.19 DE – Essen / Turock
22.02.19 NL – Tilburg / 013
23.02.19 UK – London / O2 Academy Islington

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