Nero Announce US Debut LP ‘Welcome Reality’ on August 15th & Summer Tour Dates
RELEASED AUGUST 15 WORLDWIDE
NERO TOURS THE US THIS SUMMER
INCLUDING IDENTITY TOUR AND OTHER DATES ANNOUNCED
.. “Nero seem to be ecstatically horsewhipping Justice with their own ironic leather jackets“. Charles Aaron, Spin
WELCOME REALITY – TRACKLISTING:
Me And You
In The Way
Crush on You
Must Be The Feeling
Nero; Daniel Stephens and Joe Ray, the remixers du jour, and now one of the biggest names in both dubstep and drum and bass, are set to release their highly anticipated debut album Welcome Reality on August 15th worldwide through Chase and Status’ label MTA /Mercury. Welcome Reality will feature the global smash ‘Me and You’, Nero’s most recent hit single ‘Guilt’ and forthcoming single ‘Promises’.
In anticipation of the US release Nero have officially announced summer U.S. Tour dates which takes them through the fall. Highlights include plays at Camp Bisco, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and a highly anticipated stint with Identity Festival alongside Pretty Lights, DJ Shadow, The Crystal Method and Skrillex (who’s remix of Promises hit #1 on the Hype Machine last week.
Skrillex Remix of Nero’s “Promises” LISTEN HERE
Tour dates are below.
‘Guilt’, recently featured on NPR’s All Things Considered charted at number 8 last month while ‘Me and You’ charted at number 15 and was the most played record on Radio 1 for three weeks in a row. Nero have been featured on the BBC’s Sound of 2011 music poll and various other influential tips for 2011 lists.
Nero are booked for an intensive run of all major UK music festivals including Glastonbury and Wireless and have also been invited by the man himself Tinie Tempah to support him on his Autumn arena tour.
Nero have recently teamed up with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Joe Duddell (the composer behind Elbow & the Halle for 2009 Manchester International Festival) to perform a new commissioned piece titled ‘Dubstep Symphony’. The unprecedented collaboration received a record-breaking simulcast live from 7pm across BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1Xtra and co-hosted by Zane Lowe and MistaJam.
2010 found Nero winnning Beatport Awards for Best Dubstep Act and Best Dubstep track for “Act Like you Know,” and receiving nominations for BBC’s Sound of 2011, XFM’s Sound of 2011, and Music Week’s Top 15. All signs point to the fact that 2011 is shaping up to be just as exciting, with their debut album Welcome Reality.
NERO US TOUR DATES:
7/8/2011 – Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL
7/9/2011 – Indian Lookout Country Club – Mariaville, NY
7/15/2011 – Red Rocks Amphitheater – Morrison, CO
7/16/2011 – Flames Central – Calgary, AB
7/20/2011 – Spirit Bar – Nelson, BC
7/21/2011 – Bank Ultra Lounge – Grand Prix Tent – Edmonton, AB
7/22/2011 – Flashback’s Nite Club – Kelowna, BC
7/23/2011 – The Phoenix Nightclub – Toronto, ON
8/6/2011 – HARD Summer Festival – Los Angeles, CA
8/11/2011 – Verizon Wireless Music Center – Noblesville, IN
8/12/2011 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
8/13/2011 – First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
8/14/2011 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
8/16/2011 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
8/18/2011 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
8/19/2011 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, NJ
8/20/2011 – Comcast Center For the Performing Arts – ansfield, MA
8/21/2011 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
8/23/2011 – Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
8/30/2011 – The Pavilion – Albuquerque, NM
9/2/2011 – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre – Chula Vista, CA
9/3/201 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
9/5/2011 – Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV
9/10/2011 – The Gorge Amphitheater – Quincy, WA
You can pre-order the album here