he Black Ice World Tour represents The Answerâ€™s third tour of America with AC/DC. Their mammoth sound is often compared to Black Crowes and Free, is fully primed for stadium and arena shows and in Europe, theyâ€™ve opened concerts for the Rolling Stones, The Who, Aerosmith and just completed a tour of Europe with AC/DC. In addition, the group has headlined tours in the U.K., Europe, Japan and Australia.
Everyday Demons is The Answerâ€™s explosive new album was released onMarch 31st on The End Records, distributed through RED and was recorded in summer â€™08 in Los Angeles with John Travis (Kid Rock, Static-X, Killing Heidi, etc.) producing.
In the last year the band has appeared in Rolling Stone and Spin Magazine as well as having played on The Late Show with David Letterman. Billboard recently named the band one of the â€œBest Bets of 09.â€ The four Belfast boys also made their video game debut when Activision chose their song â€œNever Too Lateâ€ for Guitar Hero IV: World Tour. And â€œEveryday Demonsâ€ was just nominated for â€œAlbum Of The Yearâ€ at the 2009 Classic Rock Awards.
The Answer is comprised of four friends, musicians and songwriters from Downpatrick, a country town some twenty miles south of Belfast: Cormac Neeson (lead vocals), Paul Mahon (guitar), Micky Waters (bass) and James Heatley (drums). The U.K.â€™s Classic Rock Magazine voted them 2005â€™s Best New UK Band at their prestigious Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards and called them, â€œThe biggest new rock band of the decade.â€ Similarly, Kerrang! praised Rise as â€œthe best British rock debut of the decadeâ€ and reviewed a U.K. live show by The Answer as â€œF*@king stupendous.â€
Get ready for their triumphant return to North America on October 1st as they hit the road with AC/DC and stay tuned for more headline gigs across the country to be announced soon
For more information on The Answer, visit www.theanswer.ie; www.myspace.com/theanswerrock
Oct 23 – Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GA
Oct 24 – Hard Rock CafÃ©, Atlanta, GA Headline Show
Oct 25 – Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC
Oct 28 – New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA
Oct 30 – Jacksonville Arena, Jacksonville, FL
Nov 2 – American Airlines Center, Dallas. TX
Nov 3 – Two Frogs Grill, Ardmore, OK Headline Show
Nov 4 – Ford Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Nov 6 – Erwin Center, Austin, TX
Nov 8 – Toyota Center, Houston, TX