Paramore ready to tour behind self-titled set

Alt-rock trio Paramore will follow a stint on Australia's Soundwave Festival circuit with a U.S. outing behind its upcoming self-titled release. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Alt-rock trio Paramore will follow a stint on Australia's Soundwave Festival circuit with a U.S. outing behind its upcoming self-titled release.

The Tennessee-based outfit, comprised of frontwoman Hayley Williams, bassist Jeremy Davis and guitarist Taylor York, will first complete a few Asian stops before heading Down Under for a five-date run with the Soundwave Festival.

The U.S. portion of shows gets underway April 25 in Houston and hits theaters and clubs across the country through a May 16 performance in New York City.

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Ticketing information for most of the worldwide itinerary is available now at the band's website.

Paramore its eponymous fourth full-length studio album April 9 via Fueled by Ramen. The 17-track collection marks the group's first without founding members Josh and Zac Farro.

"The whole making of this album was a rediscovering of ourselves as a band and as friends," the group explained in a blog posted at their website. "It was a process that allowed us the freedom to explore new territory artistically and to liberate ourselves as musicians, singers, as people! Sincerely, we feel that the best way to give it a name is just to call it what it is. This album is us."

Produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen, the forthcoming album follows 2009's "Brand New Eyes," which peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 and at the top of the magazine's Alternative Albums and Rock Albums charts.

 tour dates and tickets

February 2013
12 - Bangkok, Thailand - Centerpoint Studio
15 - Manila, Philippines - Mall of Asia Arena
17 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Stadium Negara
21 - Sydney, Australia - Enmore Theatre
23 - Brisbane, Australia - Soundwave Festival
24 - Sydney, Australia - Soundwave Festival

March 2013
1 - Melbourne, Australia - Soundwave Festival
2 - Adelaide, Australia - Soundwave Festival
4 - Perth, Australia - Soundwave Festival

April 2013
25 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
29 - Phoenix, AZ - Comerica Theatre

May 2013
1 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern Theatre
3 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint
4 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield Theatre
6 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Great Salt Air
7 - Denver, CO - The Fillmore
9 - Chicago, IL - Chicago Theatre
10 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
13 - Toronto, Ontario - Sound Academy
15 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
16 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom

June 2013
7 - Nurburg, Germany - Rock Am Ring
8 - Nuremburg, Germany - Rock Im Park
16 - Nickelsdorf, Austria - Nova Rock

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