Aeir Debuts New Single, Maps Out New Album Release; Festival Schedule Underway

Independent rock band Aeir debuted its new single and video this week.

The band unveiled its new single, ‘Body‘ and the song’s companion lyric video Wednesday. The song debuted through Perkins Palace Records, the label of Jane’s Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins.

The song’s debut follows that of the band’s debut single, ‘Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em,’ which the band debuted in October. The band said of the song that it its message is a socio-politically charged message about American politics, big oil, and majr corporations.

Where the band’s debut single boasts a clear comparison to works from Jane’s Addiction, ‘Body’ is a more subdued composition. The reserved vocal delivery style of front man Lucas Esterline and the instrumentation comes together to make the song more akin to works from Isle of Q.

The lyrical theme featured in ‘Body’ is straight forward, according to the band.

“Let’s be blunt about it,” the band said in a statement. “This song is about our love of women and the joy of sex.”

Aeir is planning the release of its new, as-yet-untitled album this summer through Perkins Palace Records.

Courtesy: Perkins Palace Records

In other news, Aeir is scheduled to perform at a series of festival shows this summer, including but not limited to this weekend’s Welcome To Rockville Festival, Louder Than Life, and the Aftershock Festival. The band’s upcoming live schedule is noted below.

AEIR will be performing at the following festivals!

Welcome to Rockville
May 19, 20, 21, 22 -2022
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach Florida

Comfest 50!
June , 24, 25, 26, -2022
Goodall Park Community Festival
Columbus, Ohio

July 15, 16, 17 -2022
Ohio State Reformatory
Mansfield, Ohio

Louder Than Life
September 22, 23, 24, 25
Highland Festival Grounds at Kentucky
Expo Center
Louisville, Kentucky

October 6, 7 8, 9 – 2022
Discovery Park
Sacramento, CA

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Louder Than Life Festival Lineup Announced

Courtesy: Ashton-Magnuson Media

The Louder Than Life Festival will return to Louisville, KY this year with an expansive lineup of acts.

The festival, scheduled to take place Sept. 22-25 at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center in Louisville, KY, will be headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, and KISS. The four-day festival will also feature performances from bands, such as Bloodywood, Anti-Flag, and Superbloom. The KY Expo Center is located at 937 Phillips Ln. in Louisville, KY.

The festival’s full lineup is noted below. Tickets are available here. Weekend general admission passes start at $249.50 plus fees. Weekend VIP passes start at $629.50 plus fees. A limited number of Weekend Top Shelf VIP passes is still available for $1,329.50 plus fees.

General admission single day passes start at $99.50 plus fees. Single day VIP passes start at $295.50 plus fees. Layaway options are available through March 31 for $10, with payments made through July.

A trailer for the forthcoming annual festival is streaming.

The current Louder Than Life lineup is as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, September 22: Nine Inch Nails, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Halestorm, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Highly Suspect, Ministry, Nothing More, Baroness, Spiritbox, Apocalyptica, Dorothy, Don Broco, New Years Day, Plush, Lilith Czar, Maggie Lindemann, Taipei Houston, The Dead Deads, Mothica, Superbloom, Eva Under Fire, Oxymorrons

Friday, September 23: Slipknot, Shinedown, Lamb Of God, Mastodon, In This Moment, Meshuggah, Clutch, Jinjer, GWAR, In Flames, Helmet, POORSTACY, Crown The Empire, DED, All Good Things, Amigo The Devil, Vended, Mike’s Dead, If I Die First, Orbit Culture, The Luka State, Ego Kill Talent, The Native Howl, Archetypes Collide

Saturday, September 24: KISS, Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Chevelle, Ghostemane, Jerry Cantrell, Dance Gavin Dance, Theory of a Deadman, Body Count, Sevendust, Mammoth WVH, We Came As Romans, Airbourne, Cherry Bombs, Ill Niño, Tetrarch, Nita Strauss, Against The Current, Wargasm, Trash Boat, Shaman’s Harvest, Solence, Dropout Kings, Bloodywood

Sunday, September 25: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alice In Chains, Incubus, Papa Roach, The Pretty Reckless, Architects, Bad Religion, Action Bronson, The Struts, Jelly Roll, Dirty Honey, Anti-Flag, The Joy Formidable, Bayside, The Warning, Royal & The Serpent, caroles daughter, Radkey, The Mysterines, Crown Lands, AEIR, The Alive, As You Were

The Louder Than Life Festival is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents. The festival debuted in 2014 and expanded to four days in 2021.

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