Blacktop Mojo Debuts ‘Wicked Woman’ Video; Announces New Live Dates

Courtesy: Atom Splitter PR

Blacktop Mojo is continuing to build anticipation for its next album.

The band premiered the video for its latest single, ‘Wicked Woman’ Wednesday. The song is the second single from the band’s forthcoming self-titled album, which is scheduled for release Aug. 13. Pre-orders are open.

The 12-song record is the band’s fourth record and will come approximately two years after the release of the band’s third album, Under The Sun. Additionally, it will come more than a year after the release of the band’s EP, Static.

The premiere of ‘Wicked Woman’ was preceded by that of the album’s lead single, ‘Tail Light‘ and its video.

The musical arrangement featured in ‘Wicked Woman’ is the polar opposite of that featured in ‘Tail Light.’ Where ‘Tail Light’ is a gentle, contemplative composition, ‘Wicked Woman’ is a heavy, bluesy work that even incorporates a little bit of metal influence in the song’s bridge.

No information about the song’s lyrical theme was presented in the press release distributed about the video’s premiere. However, the song’s title, lyrical content and video makes clear that the song is about a man trying to get away from a very bad woman.

In the case of the video, one of the band members is trying to get away from a couple of the men who have been put under the evil woman’s spell. It should be stressed here that due to some visual content and language this video is borderline NSFW.

In related news, Blacktop Mojo announced this week, the dates for the next leg of its tour in support of its new album. The second leg of the band’s tour is scheduled to launch Sept. 24 in Ft. Worth, TX and to run through Nov. 6 in Texarkana, AR. The second leg features performances in cities, such as Jacksonville, NC; Marietta, OH and Syracuse, NY.

The band is in the midst of the tour’s first leg of its tour. The band’s upcoming dates, including those for the second leg of the tour, are noted below.

7/24 — Atlanta, GA — Masquerade (Purgatory)
7/25 — Huntsville, AL — Sidetracks Music Hall 
7/27 — Jackson, MS — Hal & Mal’s Red Room
7/28 — Leesville, LA — Shooters Bar & Billiards
7/30 — Chickasha, OK — Legends Pub House
7/31 — Kansas City, MO — Headlights Bar & Grill
8/1 — Des Moines, IA — Leftys 
8/3 — Minot, ND — The ‘O’ Riginal Bar & Nightclub
8/4 — Minneapolis, MN — Cabooze 
8/6 — Sheboygan, WI — Kiwanis Park
8/7 — Fort Madison, IA — RiverfestFM
8/8 — Madison, WI — The Annex   
8/10 — Cleveland, OH — The Winchester
8/11 — Columbus, OH — Woodlands Tavern   
8/13 — Port Byron, IL — Port Byron Great River Tug Fest
8/14 — Bristol, IN — Abate SummerFest
8/15 — Joliet, IL — The Forge 
8/17 — Nashville, TN — The End
8/18 — Memphis, TN — Growlers
8/20 — St. Louis, MO — Red Flag
8/21 — Hutchinson, KS — The Red Shed
8/22 — Lubbock, TX — Jakes
9/24 — Fort Worth, TX — Rail Club
9/25 — Enid, OK — Fling At The Springs
9/26 — Fort Smith, AR — Temple Live
9/30 — Biloxi, MS — The Cannery Bar & Grill
10/2 — Destin, FL — Club LA w/ Nonpoint
10/3 — Lake City, FL — Halpatter Brewing Company
10/5 — Orlando, FL — Soundbar
10/7 — Charlotte, NC — Amos
10/8 — Greensboro, NC — Blind Tiger
10/9 — Jacksonville, NC — Hooligans Music Hall
10/10 — Virginia Beach, VA — Elevation 27
10/12 — Brooklyn, NY — Kingsland
10/13 — Syracuse, NY — Lost Horizon
10/15 — Marietta, OH — Adelphia Music Hall
10/16 — Harrisburg, PA — HMAC
10/21 — Providence, RI — Alchemy
10/22 — Hampton Beach, NH — Wallys
10/23 — Hartford, CT — Webster Underground
10/24 — Albany, NY — Empire Underground
10/26 — Buffalo, NY — Mohawk Place
10/28 — Flint, MI — Machine Shop
10/29 — Indianapolis, IN — Emerson Theater
10/30 — Battle Creek, MI — Music Factory
10/31 — Ft Wayne, IN — Pieres
11/3 — West Dundee, IL — Rockhaus
11/4 — Peoria, IL — Crusens
11/5 — Wichita, KS — Temple Live
11/6 — Texarkana, AR — Crossties

In other news, Blacktop Mojo’s album will feature in NASCAR’s annual Brickyard 400 race this year. The race is scheduled to broadcast live at 1 p.m. ET Aug 15 on NBC with pre-race coverage scheduled to start at 11:05 a.m. ET. The No. 78 Live Fast Motorsports car, driven by Kyle Tilley, will feature the cover art for the band’s new album.

More information on Blacktop Mojo’s new album, single, video, and tour is available along with all of the band’s latest news at:




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