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3/12/14

NEXT MONTH: Peelander-Z lands at the Crofoot, 2 May

This crazy Japanese comic-book superhero act is one of the most fun shows you'll ever see. If you think you're too much of a grown-up to go, go anyway because they will make you a kid again! I've seen them several times in Detroit, and every time I leave feeling better about the world at large.

Peelander-Z (L-R): Peelander-Purple, Peelander-Pink, Peelander-Yellow, Peelander-Green. Photo by: Daisuke Yoshida.

Peelander–Z put sanity in a headlock...” – Alternative Press

“Standing on the sidelines is not an option when Peelander–Z hits the stage.” – Time Out New York

“There is no escape from the grind like the Peelander–Z escape from the grind.” – The Fader

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Hear “Killer Thunder” courtesy of The A.V. Club!
Hear “Ride On The Shooting Star” courtesy of USA Today!
See the “Ride On The Shooting Star” video by courtesy of MTV Hive!

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“Killer Thunder” is the latest single from “Metalander-Z” by Peelander-Z!




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Peelander-Yellow talks touring with Pollstar.  Read “Live From Planet Peelander” here!

Brooklyn-by-way-of-Japan-by-way-of-planet-Peelander foursome, Peelander-Z launches a 50-date tour tonight at SXSW at the Chicken Ranch Records showcase at Valhalla in Austin.  Peelander-Z takes the stage at midnight.  The band will perform several more times throughout the week including shows at the Fader Fort, and the band’s own Peelander-Fest and Mad Tiger Festival.  A completePeelander-Z tour itinerary can be found below. Band leader Peelander-Yellow recently discussed the upcoming tour with industry biblePollstar.  Read the interview here.

Following SXSWPeelander-Z will embark on a cross-country trek that will keep the band occupied until mid-May supporting its new album Metalander-Z, which references the glory days of hair metal’s reign.  Peelander-Z poured over hundreds of gear reviews and blogs, and started collecting era-appropriate gear to construct Metalander-Z, a recording that is both completely of its time and completely timeless.  The album’s latest single “Killer Thunder” can be heard via an exclusive premiere at The A.V. Club.

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Peelander-Z On Tour

03/11 Austin, TX @ Valhalla 12AM, SXSW
03/12 Austin, TX @ Hole In The Wall 615PM, SXSW
03/13 Austin, TX @ Fader Fort SXSW, 11AM
03/14 Austin, TX @ Grackle 625PM, SXSW, Peelander-Fest w/ Buffalo Daughter, Those Darlins, Anamanaguchi & More
03/16 Austin, TX @ Kenny Dorham's Backyard SXSW, 12PM, Mad Tiger Festival w/ The Octopus Project
03/18 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's Upstairs
03/19 New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
03/20 Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree Cafe
03/21 Athens, GA @ 40 Watt
03/22 Knoxville, TN @ The Bowery
03/24 Atlanta, GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
03/25 Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia
03/26 Nashville, TN @ High Watt
03/28 St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
03/29 Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
03/30 Tulsa, OK @ Mercury Lounge
04/01 Norman, OK @ Opolis
04/02 Wichita, KS @ Lizard Lounge
04/03 Lincoln, NE @ Knickerbockers
04/05 Kansas City, MO @ Middle Of The Map Fest
04/09 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
04/10 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
04/11 Las Vegas, NV @ Double Down Saloon
04/12 Phoenix, AZ @ Last Exit Live
04/15 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
04/16 West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
04/17 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
04/19 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre Lounge
04/21 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
04/22 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
04/24 Missoula, MT @ The Palace
04/25 Bozeman, MT @ Zebra Cocktail Lounge
04/26 Billings, MT @ Railyard
04/28 Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
04/29 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
05/01 Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
05/02 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room at The Crofoot05/03 Toledo, OH @ Frankies
05/04 Newport, KY @ The Southgate House Revival
05/05 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
05/06 Columbus, OH @ Rumba Café
05/07 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
05/08 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
05/09 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
05/14 Providence, RI @ Fete Lounge
05/15 Boston, MA @ Church of Boston
05/16 New Haven, CT @ Cafe Nine
05/17 Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands Gallery
06/21 Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero Theatre

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Peelander-Z
Metalander-Z
(Chicken Ranch, Out Now)


01. Heavy Snake
02. High Five Boy
03. Ride On The Shooting Star (STREAM | DOWNLOAD | MP3 | VIDEO)
04. Killer Thunder (STREAM | DOWNLOAD | MP3)
05. Alphabet
06. I Got Fired
07. Metal Man (STREAM | DOWNLOAD | MP3)
08. Two Bass
09. Dye Your Hair
10. My Shake

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