The Meat Puppets are heading out on tour in 2013.

The Meat Puppets Tour

Grunge-rock veterans The Meat Puppets have announced dates for a 2013 tour, as well as plans for a new album. The 33-year-old band will spend their spring hitting up the East Coast and South, kicking things off with a show in Shreveport, LA, at Voo Doo Lounge on March 28. You can also catch them in NYC for a two-night stint at Mercury Lounge beginning on April 3. The U.S. tour wraps up with a show on April 13 at Martin’s in Jackson, MS. You can also see the four-piece band overseas when they perform in Moscow on February 20, and in Barcelona for the Primavera Sound Festival on May 25.

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The Meat Puppets are often credited with influencing bands like Soundgarden, Dinosaur Jr. and Nirvana, and they’ve steadily been putting out albums since 1980. In regards to the new tunes, the album, titled Rat Farm, will be the band’s 14th. While there’s no solid release date yet, it’s expected to come out some time in the spring. For now, check out 2011′s Lollipop and listen to their song “Backwater” below.

The Meat Puppets Concert Tickets

The Meat Puppets Concerts

Dates City State/Country Venue
01/20/13 Moscow RU RU Milk
03/28/13 Shreveport LA Voo Doo Lounge
03/29/13 Birmingham AL Bottletree Cafe
03/30/13 Athens GA 40 Watt
04/01/13 Virginia Beach VA The Jewish Mother
04/02/13 New Hope PA John And Peter’s Place
04/03/13 New York City NY Mercury Lounge
04/04/13 New York City NY Mercury Lounge
04/05/13 Ithaca NY The Haunt
04/06/13 Rochester NY The Club at Water Street
04/07/13 Columbus OH Skully’s Music Diner
04/09/13 Bloomington IN The Bishop
04/10/13 Lexington KU Cosmic Charlie’s
04/11/13 Nashville TN High Watt
04/12/13 Chattanooga TN JJ’s Bohenmia
04/13/13 Jackson MS Martin’s
05/25/13 Barcelona SP Primavera Sound

The Meat Puppets Video for “Backwater”