311 fans can rejoice as the band unleashes Uplifter, their first new album in three years on June 2nd through Volcano/JIVE Records. In addition to a pre-order which automatically enters you into a contest to win an autographed guitar, side-stage tickets and other great prize packs, the band is streaming the entire album on their MySpace page through the end of today, giving a sneak peek to fans who simply can not wait that long! Be sure to also check out 311â€™s new video for â€œHey You,â€ directed by Joe Lynch (Pete Yorn, Godhead).
Known road warriors, 311 will also mesmerize audiences nationwide on their annual Summer Unity Tour which kicks off on 6/3 in Bakersfield, CA. Support acts on the past five Unity Tours have included Snoop Dogg, The Roots, Papa Roach, The Wailers, O.A.R. and Matisyahu. This year their featured supporting act is Ziggy Marley! 311â€™s celebratory live shows & incessant touring schedule have earned them a massive grassroots following nationwide. Since its inception in 2004, 311â€™s annual summer headlining amphitheatre run, Unity Tour, has become one of the largest annual modern rock tours each summer.
311 SUMMER UNITY TOUR w/ Ziggy Marley & The Expendables:
6/25 New York, NY @ Central Park Summerstage
6/27 Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Art Center
6/28 Washington DC @ Nissan Pavilion
6/30 Philadelphia, PA @ Penns Landing
7/1 Virginia Beach, VA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/3 Charlotte, NC @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/4 Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheatre
7/5 Raleigh, NC @ Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
7/7 St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Amphitheatre
7/10 Phoenix, AZ @ Dodge Theatre
7/11 San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
7/12 Irvine, CA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
For more information on 311, their upcoming release and for the most up-to-date tour stops point your browser to www.311.com or www.myspace.com/311.