Mineral release first new song in 20 years + announce tour

Mineral

For the first time since releasing EndSerenading in 1998, influential Texas emo act Mineral have released new music. The song is called “Aurora” and premiered alongside a lengthy interview via NPR.

The song is set to appear on a 10-inch record accompanying a retrospective book celebrating the band’s 25th anniversary, titled One Day When We Are Young: Mineral at 25. The book will feature some rare photographs, handwritten lyrics, and more. The book is set for release on January 4th, and the 10-inch will feature “Aurora” and “Your Body Is the World.

The band’s two albums — 1997’s The Power of Failing and the aforementioned EndSerenading — were reissued back in 2014, which was the year that Mineral kicked off a reunion tour.

To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Mineral will be heading out on a lengthy world tour in 2019. You can find all of those tour dates below.

Mineral upcoming world tour dates:

01-09 Miami, FL – The Ground At Space
01-10 Orlando, FL – The Social
01-11 Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
01-12 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
01-16 Philadelphia, PA – Theater of the Living
01-17 Washington, DC – The Black Cat
01-19 Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere
01-20 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
01-23 Toronto, Ontario – Lee’s Palace
01-24 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
01-26 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
01-30 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
01-31 Santa Ana, CA – The Constellation Room
02-01 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
02-03 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
02-14 Austin, TX – The Mohawk
03-17 Tokyo, Japan – Hachioji Rips
03-18 Tokyo, Japan – Fever
03-19 Iwata, Japan – FM Stage
03-20 Nagoya, Japan – Huck Finn
03-21 Kanazawa, Japan – Puddle/Social
03-22 Kyoto, Japan – Growly
03-23 Osaka, Japan – Conpass
05-23 London, England – The Dome
05-24 Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
05-25 Cologne, Germany – Artheater
05-27 Hamburg, Germany – Hafenklang
05-28 Berlin, Germany – Lido
05-29 Munich, Germany – Hansa 39
05-30 Milan, Italy – Circolo Magnolia