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Steel Train Wrap Up New LP, Confirm Format Tour

Drive-Thru Records is proud to announce New York quintet, Steel Train, are
currently finishing up work on their ambitious sophomore album. Set for an
October 2007 release, the still untitled album is being produced by Mark
Trombino (Rilo Kiley, Jimmy Eat World). Steel Train will embark on a
47-date North American tour with The Format beginning July 13th at the
Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

In the last two years, Steel Train has played over 400 shows, winning fans
over with their meticulously crafted rock songs strengthened by skilled
instrumentation. Though in love with playing shows to their rapidly
growing fan base, Steel Train was eager to begin work on their next album.
The band had the chance to develop the new material naturally on the road
before heading into the studio, giving them the opportunity to see what
stands up live that a studio may or may not bring to life. The end result
is an album that reveals the solidarity of a focused rock unit, one that
introduces fans to a fuller sound and rich complexity only hinted at in
the band’s earlier work.

Steel Train’s blend of rock n roll, delivered with boundless energy and
mixed with their compelling live performance, appeals to fans from all
over the musical spectrum. Steel Train has performed at Warped Tour and
has made two appearances at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The band
has also shared the stage with Dashboard Confessional, Hellogoodbye, The
Flaming Lips, The Violent Femmes, My Morning Jacket, Something Corporate
and Matisyahu, among many others.

Tour Dates with The Format:

Jul 13th Orpheum Theatre Phoenix, Arizona
Jul 14th Orpheum Theatre Phoenix, Arizona
Jul 16th House of Blues Dallas, Texas
Jul 17th Antones Austin, Texas
Jul 18th Meridian Houston, Texas
Jul 20th The Club @ Firestone Orlando, Florida
Jul 21st Fuel Jacksonville, Florida
Jul 22nd Jannus Landing St. Petersburg, Florida
Jul 24th Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Jul 25th The Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia
Jul 26th House of Blues New Orleans, Louisiana
Jul 27th New Daisy Theatre Memphis, Tennessee
Jul 28th D-Fest Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jul 29th Sunshine Theatre Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 31st SOMA San Diego, California
Aug 1st Avalon Hollywood, California
Aug 2nd House of Blues Anaheim, California
Aug 3rd Great American Music Hall San Francisco, California
Aug 4th Hawthorne Theatre Portland, Oregon
Aug 5th Neumos Seattle, Washington
Aug 7th Croatian Cultural Center Vancouver, British Columbia Aug
9th The Warehouse Alberta, Alberta
Aug 10th Dinwoodie Lounge Edmonton, Alberta
Aug 11th Louis Pub Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Aug 12th Ramada Theatre Winnipeg, Manitoba
Aug 15th Babylon Ottawa, Ontario
Aug 16th The Opera House Toronto, Ontario
Aug 17th Water Street Music Hall Rochester, New York
Aug 18th Higher Ground Burlington, Vermont
Aug 19th Avalon Ballroom Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 21st Webster Hall New York, New York
Aug 22nd Starland Ballroom Sayreville, New Jersey
Aug 23rd The Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 24th The Norva Norfolk, Virginia
Aug 25th 9:30 Club Washington, DC, Washington DC
Aug 26th Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, North Carolina
Aug 28th Bogarts Cincinnati, Ohio
Aug 29th The Agora Theatre Cleveland, Ohio
Aug 30th Intersection Grand Rapids, Michigan
Aug 31st St. Andrews Hall Detroit, Michigan
Sep 1st The Vic Chicago, Illinois
Sep 2nd Station 4 St. Paul, Minnesota
Sep 4th The Picador Iowa City, Iowa
Sep 5th Pops Sauget, Illinois
Sep 6th The Granada Lawrence, Kansas
Sep 7th The Gothic Theatre Englewood, Colorado
Sept 8th Electric Park Lehi, UT

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