Iron Chic announce tour, stream “Planes, Chest Pains And Automobiles”

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Iron Chic has given another preview to their fans for their highly anticipated album, You Can’t Stay Here, with their recent single, “Planes, Chest Pains And Automobiles”. Released on NPR, the new single highlights Iron Chic’s continued focus on pulling through life knowing they have each other.

“Planes, Chest Pains and Automobiles” features existential themes such as anxiety, death, and mortality with camaraderie that brings a sense of togetherness for both the band and fans that have made a second home within Iron Chic. With the recent death of guitarist Rob Mcallister, who suddenly passed at age 36, the band has had an extremely tough year and this has played a major influence in their album as it serves as sort of a coping mechanism for the members. On top of this, Mcallister had written a few of the songs within the album adding to the absence that the band has felt this year. The band’s grief is shown throughout the album with a further focus on not knowing the answers to life with lyrics such as, “But here we are, left with the pain of the world and our wavering ability to cope with it”, which sends out the message that they may not have answers to life, but they do have each other and together they can create music that helps them get through their personal struggles.

You Can’t Stay Here is out on Friday the 13th, and limited edition gold records can be pre-ordered under their record label, SideOneDummy Records, here. Don’t miss their upcoming tours over the fall with Propaghandi, The MovieLife, and Off With Their Heads!

With Propaghandi:
Thursday October 12 — Hamilton, ON — Absinthe (no Propagandhi)
Saturday October 14 — Ottawa, ON — Bronson Centre
Sunday October 15 — Montreal, QC — Club Soda
Monday October 16 — Burlington, VT — The Monkey House (no Propagandhi)
Tuesday October 17 — Washington, D.C. — Rock & Roll Hotel
Wednesday October 18 — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer
Friday October 20 — Brooklyn, NY — Warsaw
Saturday October 21 — Boston, MA — Middle East Club

With The Movielife:
Thursday October 26 — Richmond, VA — Strange Matter
Friday October 27 — Carrboro/Raleigh, NC — Cat’s Cradle (back room)
Saturday October 28 — Jacksonville, FL — 1904
Sunday October 29 — Gainesville, FL — The Fest
Monday October 30 — Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade

With Off With Their Heads:
Wednesday November 08 — Fort Wayne, IN — Brass Rail (Iron CHIC only)
Thursday November 09 — Omaha, NE — Lookout (Iron CHIC only)
Friday November 10 — Denver, CO — Moe’s (Iron CHIC only)
Tuesday November 14 — Phoenix, AZ — Rebel Lounge
Wednesday November 15 — San Diego, CA — Soda Bar
Thursday November 16 — Fullerton, CA — Slidebar
Friday November 17 — San Pedro, CA — Recess Ops
Saturday November 18 — San Francisco, CA — Thee Parkside
Sunday November 19 — Sacramento, CA — Holy Diver
Tuesday November 21 — Portland, OR — Analog Theatre
Wednesday November 22 — Seattle, WA — El Corazon
Thursday November 23 — Vancouver, BC — Cobalt
Saturday November 25 — Edmonton, AB — Buckingham
Sunday November 26 — Calgary, AB — Nite Owl
Tuesday November 28 — Winnipeg, MB — Park Theatre
Wednesday November 29 — Fargo, ND — The Aquarium
Thursday November 30 — Minneapolis, MN — 7th St. Entry
Friday December 01 — Chicago, IL — Subterranean
Saturday December 02 — Croydon, PA — Neshaminy Creek Building