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Failure Announces May Tour, Metro Stop

By Casey Moffitt in Arts & Entertainment on Apr 7, 2014 9:30PM

Photo via Failure's Facebook page. Photo credit: Priscilla Chavez

The summer of '90s nostalgia continues to develop as post-punk power trio Failure announced an 18-date American tour earlier today making a stop at Metro May 22.

The imminent tour has been anticipated since the band announced its reunion in October. Since then, the band played a show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles in February, and spent time last month supporting Tool on their tour.

Despite releasing just three albums and having limited airplay, Failure managed to develop a cult following which only grew after its split in 1997. Failure's final release, 1996's 17-track epic Fantastic Planet, continues to mesmerize with layers of guitars both crunchy and spacey combined with dark lyrical content.

Failure's Tree of Stars tour features the classic lineup of Ken Andrews, Greg Edwards and Kelli Scott.

Andrews has hinted in previous interviews that the band might get back into the studio as the trio has been putting together some demos, but no new material has surfaced yet.

Tickets for the May 22 show at Metro go on sale Saturday, and no doubt will sell out quickly.