How well do you know the lyrics to Alkaline Trio’s “Mercy Me”?
[Photo by: Jon Weiner]

Alkaline Trio are sharing the second single from the band’s highly anticipated upcoming album Is This Thing Cursed?

Listen to the record’s title track and watch the lyric video below!

Read more: How well do you know the lyrics to Alkaline Trio’s “Mercy Me”?

A few weeks after officially returning with “Blackbird,” Matt Skiba & co. are dropping another single, “Is This Thing Cursed?”

The track is the title track off the band’s forthcoming ninth studio album, the first since 2013’s My Shame Is True, out Aug. 31. You can grab your preorder of it here.

Listen to “Is This Thing Cursed?” and check out the album’s tracklist below:

Is This Thing Cursed? tracklist:
  1. Is This Thing Cursed?
  2. Blackbird
  3. Demon And Division
  4. Little Help?
  5. I Can’t Believe
  6. Sweet Vampires
  7. Pale Blue Ribbon
  8. Goodbye Fire Island
  9. Stay
  10. Heart Attacks
  11. Worn So Thin
  12. Throw Me To The Lions
  13. Krystalline

The band kicked off their U.S. summer tour last Friday. The run winds up on Thursday, Oct. 18, in Santa Cruz, California, at the Catalyst. You can check out the full list of cities and dates below.

Alkaline Trio tour dates

August 2018:
08/08 – Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre *
08/09 – Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom *
08/10 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall *
08/11 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom *
08/13 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre *
08/14 – Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live! *
08/16 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom *
08/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel *
08/18 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues *
08/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory *
08/21 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA *
08/22 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle *
08/24 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works *
08/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade, Heaven *
08/26 – Orlando, FL @ House Of Blues *

October 2018:
10/04 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory *
10/05 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern *
10/06 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre *
10/08 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom *
10/09 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo *
10/11 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex *
10/12 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium *
10/14 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl *
10/15 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues *
10/16 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre *
10/18 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst *

* with together PANGEA

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