White Reaper shares groovy new single “Make Me Wanna Die” — listen

The opening track of their debut album, White Reaper Does It Again


White Reaper burned the hair off many heads last year with their chaotic live shows and equally frantic self-titled EP. Now, the Kentucky garage rockers return with a proper debut album titled, White Reaper Does It Again, due out July 17th via Polyvinyl.

Usually, we just go ahead and write our own thing, but damn if this press release doesn’t say it all: The album’s “a raucous debut full-length from a bunch of barely 20-somethings who have more fun on a Tuesday night than you do on a Saturday.”

That energy comes across in their first single and opening track, “Make Me Wanna Die”. It’s not that depressing, so don’t reach for your black slacks. It’s a toasty two-and-a-half minutes that rips your skin off and wears it to the sock hop. Dig it below.

If that’s your cup of sludge, then you’ll probably want to see them in person. Good news, they’ll be heading out on a nationwide tour at the end of the month. Consult the full stack of dates shortly after the album’s tracklist.

01. Make Me Wanna Die
02. I Don’t Think She Cares
03. Pills
04. On Your Mind
05. Last 4th of July
06. Alone Tonight
07. Candy
08. Sheila
09. Friday the 13th
10. Wolf Trap Hotel
11. Don’t You Think I Know
12. B.T.K.

White Reaper 2015 Tour Dates:
04/30 – Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s
05/01 – Washington DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel
05/02 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
05/04 – North Hampton, MA @ Iron Horse
05/05 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
05/09 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Bell’s Eccentric Café
06/04 – Newport, KY @ Southgate House Revival
06/05 – Indianapolis, IN @ The HI-FI
06/06 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache at The Intersection
06/07 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
06/08 – Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
06/11 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
06/12 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s
06/13 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
06/14 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux
06/15 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Bar Deluxe
06/16 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
06/17 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
06/18 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
06/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
06/20 – Milwaukee, WI @ Mad Planet
07/17-7/19 – Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Music Festival

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