Buzzworthy Metal Band Spiritbox Mixes a Bit of ’90s Alt/Rock into its Approach with New Single “Rotoscope”


Adrian GarroCategories:Latest News

Rock Cellar Magazine

The past year-plus brought big moves from Spiritbox, a genre-bending metal band featuring powerhouse vocalist Courtney LaPlante. Their debut album Eternal Blue put them on the map in the hard rock scene, and a visceral and dynamic live experience helped increase the hype.

This week, Spiritbox released a bit of new music — their first material since Eternal Blue — headlined by a new track, “Rotoscope,” which blends a bit of ’90s-tinged alt/industrial (think Garbage) into the otherwise crushingly heavy material, LaPlante’s howling, guttural vocals taking center stage once again:

Stream the three-track single below.

And catch Spiritbox on the road in the months ahead, which includes a support slot for Ghost and Mastodon:

Remaining Euro Dates
June 26 – Clisson, FR – Hellfest
June 28 – Bilbao, SP – Santana 27
June 30 – Viveiro, SP – Resurrection Fest

US Festival Run
July 14 – Cadott, WI – Rock Fest
July 15 – Grand Rapids, MI – Intersection – SOLD OUT Headline Show
July 16 – Mansfield, OH – Inkcarceration Fest

Headline Show w/ Dayseeker and Brand of Sacrifice
August 24 – Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues

Spiritbox w/ Ghost, Mastodon
Aug. 26 – San Diego, Calif. @ Pechanga Arena San Diego
Aug. 27 – Tucson, Ariz. @ Tucson Convention Center Arena
Aug. 30 – Austin, Texas @ Moody Center
Aug. 31 – Corpus Christi, Texas @ American Bank Center Arena
Sept. 02 – Huntsville, Ala. @ Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena
Sept. 03 – Duluth, Ga. @ Gas South Arena
Sept. 04 – Asheville, N.C. @ ExploreAsheville.com Arena
Sept. 06 – Tampa, Fla. @ Yuengling Arena
Sept. 08 – Danville, Va. @ Blue Ridge Rock Fest*
Sept. 09 – Trenton, N.J. @ CURE Insurance Arena
Sept. 10 – Belmont Park, N.Y. @ UBS Arena
Sept. 12 – Providence, R.I. @ Dunkin Donuts Center
Sept. 13 – Bangor, Maine @ Cross Insurance Center
Sept. 15 – Quebec City, Quebec @ Videotron Centre
Sept. 16 – Laval, Quebec @ Place Bell
Sept. 17 – Toronto, Ontario @ Coca Cola Coliseum
Sept. 19 – Saginaw, Mich. @ Dow Event Center
Sept. 20 – Youngstown, Ohio @ Covelli Centre
Sept. 21 – Peoria, Ill. @ Peoria Civic Center Arena
Sept. 22 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life ***
Sept. 23 – Green Bay, Wis. @ Resch Center**
Oct. 07 – Sacramento, CA – Aftershock ***

* Ghost and Spiritbox only
** Ghost, Spiritbox and special guest Carcass
*** Spiritbox only

Spiritbox (Photo: Michael Weiner)

Spiritbox (Photo: Michael Weiner)

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