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Published:May 24th, 2013 16:09 EST
ACIDIC Rejoins Hinder`s 'Freakshow` Tour June 11th in Kokomo, Indiana

ACIDIC Rejoins Hinder`s 'Freakshow` Tour June 11th in Kokomo, Indiana

By SOP newswire2

Southern California based alternative rock band ACIDIC will join Hinder on their `Freakshow` tour on June 11th in Kokomo, Indiana though June 30th in Wichita, Kansas. Tickets and concert info are available at  

ACIDIC, which consists of lead singer and guitarist Michael Gossard, bassist Ted Dubrawski and drummer Matt Whitaker, released their fourth full-length, 10-track album Copper Man last month. The band once again teamed up with producer John Ryan of Chicago Kid Productions; Ryan has worked with Santana, Lynrd Skynrd and Styx among others on Copper Man. This album is the album we`ve been wishing and praying for.  "We love playing these songs. This was a pure collaboration of the whole band, a labor of love between three friends. It`s organic, carnivorous rock n` roll," says frontman Gossard.  In describing their sound, Gossard calls it  a high-powered fusion of insanity-based rock, adding "I find that much of our music is inspired by grunge band like Pearl Jam as well Green Day, Cage the Elephant and Foo Fighters.  I also find inspiration from artists like Mozart for structure and harmonies." 

Copper Man has already received critical praise on their latest tour: This threesome took the stage by storm opening the night with their set and a song titled Drive Thru, from their album Copper Man. With a hint of a Green Day sound, this trio never slowed down once they took the stage."Throwing in their rendition of Come Together by the Beatles has everyone along for the ride," said Erika Thomas of Screamer Magazine. Benjamin Ricci of Performer Magazine said, Straight from the get go, ACIDIC brings forth its frenetic energy and passionate sound in waves of indie alternative delight. Copper Man opens up this ten-song album with distortion-glazed guitars, dazzling percussion and bass and high-octane rocket powered vocals.  

In the past two years ACIDIC has toured with Candlebox, Fuel, Warner Drive, Alien Ant Farm, Marcy Playground, Filter, Hawthorne Heights, The Higher, and Trapt. In 2011, the band visited Germany and Kosovo as part of an Armed Forces Entertainment tour, an experience that inspired Gossard to write The Brave. "I would be approached by all these soldiers and they`d tell me stories," Gossard said. "I`d listen and decided I needed to write about it.  

When they`re not touring, ACIDIC regularly plays around Southern California recently playing to a sold out house at the legendary Troubadour. 

Photo credit: Andrew Untersee

The dates for the tour are as follows: 

DATE                                     CITY/STATE                      VENUE         

Tuesday, June 11                    Kokomo, IN                           Centerstage Bar & Gril


Friday, June 14                     Joliet, IL                                 Mojoes


Sunday, June 16                    Des Moines, IA                      Val Air Ballroom


Friday, June 21                     Great Falls, MT                     Great Falls Civic Center


Saturday, June 22                 Lewiston, ID                          TBA


Sunday, June 23                    Missoula, MT                         The Wilma Theatre


Tuesday, June 25                  Seattle, WA                            Showbox at The Market


Wednesday, June 26             Spokane, WA                                    Knitting Factory


Friday, June 28                     Salt Lake City, UT                In the Venue 


Saturday, June 29                 Denver, CO                            The Summit Music Hall


Sunday, June 30                    Wichita, KS                          TBA


For more information about ACIDIC, please visit their website at

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Contact: Lori De Waal

              De Waal & Associates