Friday, 13 May 2011

deadmau5 announces 'Meowingtons Hax' North American tour, Earl's Court DVD, Raise Your Weapon remixes and more

deadmau5, as previously stated by the Creamfields Facebook page of all places, has officially announced his North American tour which starts in August. It is hilariously titled the 'Meowingtons Hax Tour', after his allegedly overweight cat, Meowingtons.






The tour is visiting across the US and Canada from August right the way through until November (so far). You can buy tickets via the image above. 


Dates:

Sun      5/29     Las Vegas, NV            XS @ Encore (unhooked)
Fri        8/5       Chicago, IL                  Lollapalooza
Fri        8/12     Vancouver, BC            PNE Forum
Sun      8/14     San Francisco, CA     Outside Lands
Thu      8/18     Seattle, WA                 Paramount Theatre
Thur     8/25     Los Angeles, CA         Hollywood Palladium
Tue      8/30     Denver, CO                 Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Thu      9/1       Phoenix, AZ                 Phoenix Convention Center
Thu      9/8       Atlanta, GA                  Tabernacle
Wed    9/14     Austin, TX                    Austin Music Hall
Fri        9/16     Houston, TX                Verizon Wireless Theatre
Sat       9/17     Dallas, TX                   Palladium Ballroom
Fri        9/23     Philadelphia, PA          Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Sat       10/1     Montreal, QC               Metropolis
Wed    10/5     New York, NY              Roseland Ballroom
Wed    10/12   Boston, MA                  House of Blues
Thu      10/20   Detroit, MI                    The Fillmore
Wed    10/26   San Diego, CA            SOMA
Sat       11/5     Toronto, ON                Rogers Centre



We're guessing that this *could* be the name of his upcoming artist album which could possibly be released this year, probably at some point during or after this tour. This could also pave the way for deadmau5 to return to Europe and the UK for a tour as well, be this is all speculation at present.


Next is the news that Ultra Records (at the moment) are releasing a DVD on 5th July of the footage of deadmau5's record-breaking gig at Earl's Court, London from December last year.


'Raise Your Weapon' has been remixed by Noisia and Stimming which will be released along with the original and radio edit of the song on 23rd May in the US. There is also a remix by French producer Madeon which will be included on the Beatport release.


There is a new version of deadmau5's Touch Mix app for iOS which will have the functionality to remix deadmau5 songs and win a custom deadmau5 iPad. This is released the same day as the 'Raise Your Weapon' EP. There is also a competition for fans to submit designs of the mau5head to win prizes, with more details coming soon. The competition launches on 27th May.


We're also going to take the time to mention an amazing blog for all things deadmau5 and mau5trap, Mau5 It Up. They do a great job on covering everything mau5-related so you should check them out!

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