Los Angeles, CA, United States


The Dreaming — an American dark wave pop / rock band, founded in Los Angeles by Former Stabbing Westward lead singer, Chris Hall and Johnny Haro  – is set to launch their U.S. tour starting August 10th at Bar Sinister in Hollywood, CA. They recently have spent time in the studio recording their next release, due early 2014. The bands current lineup also includes Brent Ashley, Carlton Bost and on occasion Jinxx  from Black Veil Brides. The Dreaming’s previous releases include the single “Every Trace,” which climbed both the U.S. alternative and mainstream rock charts. The single was from their second album, Puppet, released in 2011. The current tour will feature material from both The Dreaming as well as Stabbing Westward.

Stabbing Westward had a number top tunes throughout their career, hitting Billboard and other recording industry charts. One song in particular, "Save Yourself," reached number 4 on mainstream rock charts. The track was also featured in several film and TV soundtracks, including "True Blood.” Their CD, Ungod was produced by John Fryer (NIN, Depeche Mode, Love and Rockets, Cradle of Filth). Aided by their hit singles "Shame"and "What Do I Have to Do?" Stabbing Westward landed their first certified gold album, entitled Wither Blister Burn & Peel. It also placed them in heavy rotation on MTV and MuchMusic. Touring spots for this release included stints with Sponge, Kiss, and The Sex Pistols. Stabbing Westward has also toured with Depeche Mode, Killing Joke, Placebo and The Cult.

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