MC Lars
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Post-punk laptop rapper MC LARS will embark on a nationwide trek supporting mc chris with his forthcoming eighth album LARS ATTACKS! in hand (release date: Sept. 6, 2011 on Horris Records). The tour, which kicks off on Sept. 6th in Pittsburgh and concludes in Brooklyn on Oct. 29th also features Mega Ran and Adam WarRock. “I’m incredibly excited to be touring with mc chris again,” beams MC Lars. “He’s one of my favorite people in the indie hip-hop world. I’m honored that he asked me to come out with him again. I know it’s going to be an amazing tour.”

After spending the summer playing the entire Vans Warped Tour, MC Lars will put his arsenal of new songs and experiences toward this tour. “On Warped, I learned about the power of positive thinking and having pride in what I do,” he explains. “I learned how to make myself stand out amongst 60 other bands and how to win over a ‘mainstream’ fan. I can’t wait to take the momentum of this summer and rock it.”

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Spiritual in direction and message, Lars Attacks! was written and recorded in Brooklyn, NY. “Lars Attacks! is about attacking the audience with the truth. Every single song on the album is about faith and karma and how that can play out, positively or negatively,” he describes. Co-produced by MC Lars, Mike Sapone (Brand New, Taking Back Sunday), Chris Bittner (Coheed And Cambria, Weerd Science), K. Flay, and Joe Oliger, and mixed by Mike Sapone and Chris Bittner with help from Lars, Lars Attacks! features collaborations with KRS-One, Sage Francis, Weerd Science, Mac Lethal, and John Reuben. “It’s a more serious record and I was able to harness the energy and electricity of being back in New York City for this project- I went back to where hip-hop began. There is nothing really topical or pop culture-related about this album, unlike my previous records, which is why I’m proud of it,” he adds.

A world-renowned post-punk laptop rapper, indie rap entrepreneur, and owner of Horris Records, MC Lars has released eight full-lengths, four EP’s, two DVD’s, two books, and has toured with bands such as Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Gym Class Heroes, Say Anything, Bayside, Simple Plan, Bowling For Soup, Cartel, and many others.

“I’m excited to play jams off of Lars Attacks! because they are harder, more personal, and more lyrically complicated,” he says. “I’ve grown a lot as an MC and a person this album cycle and it’s hella exciting to show the nerdy indie rap kids what I’m up to these days. Lars is attacking America this fall – watch out!!”

LARS ATTACKS! will be released on Sept. 6, 2011 on Horris Records. MC Lars’ mixtape Indie Rocket Science is available FREE at music.mclars.com.

MC LARS on tour
Sept 06 Mr. Smalls Theatre Millville PA
Sept 07 Grog Shop Cleveland Heights OH
Sept 08 The Intersection (Front Room) Grand Rapids MI
Sept 09 The Vernon Club Louisville KY
Sept 10 The Middlewest Fest – the Egyptian Dekalb IL
Sept 11 Blind Pig Ann Arbor MI
Sept 12 The Cactus Club Milwaukee WI
Sept 13 The Street Entry Minneapolis MN
Sept 15 Subterranean Chicago IL
Sept 16 Inferno Nightclub Madison WI
Sept 17 Blue Moose Tap House Iowa City IA
Sept 18 The Waiting Room Omaha NE
Sept 20 Marquis Theatre Denver CO
Sept 21 Kilby Court Salt Lake City UT
Sept 22 Neurolux Boise ID
Sept 23 El Corazon Seattle WA
Sept 24 Hawthorne Theater Portland OR
Sept 25 Slim’s San Francisco CA
Sept 26 The Catalyst Atrium Santa Cruz CA
Sept 27 The Troubadour West Hollywood CA
Sept 28 SLO Brewing Company San Luis Obispo CA
Sept 29 The Ruby Room San Diego CA
Sept 30 Martini Ranch Scottsdale AZ
Oct 02 The Convervatory Oklahoma City OK
Oct 03 Fitzgerald’s Houston TX
Oct 04 Emo’s Alternative Lodging (Indoor) Autin TX
Oct 06 Granada Lawrence KS
Oct 07 Mojo’s Columbia MO
Oct 08 Juanita’s Little Rock AR
Oct 09 BottleTree Birmingham AL
Oct 10 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge LA
Oct 12 The Social Orlando FL
Oct 13 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville FL
Oct 14 New Brookland Tavern West Columbia SC
Oct 15 The Drunken Unicorn Atlanta GA
Oct 16 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro NC
Oct 17 The Ottobar Baltimore MD
Oct 19 First Unitarian Church Philadelphia PA
Oct 21 The Asylum Portland ME
Oct 22 Higher Ground South Burlington VT
Oct 24 Wescott Theater Syracuse NY
Oct 26 Mohawk Place Buffalo NY
Oct 27 Pearl Street Northampton MA
Oct 29 The Knitting Factory Brooklyn NY

www.mclars.com/horris_records

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