Highly Suspect Back with New Album

By:  Addie Hayes, Editor/Lead Writer, Regional Music Journal

Highly Suspect has a new album coming out on November 1, 2019, titled MCID and they have scheduled a fall North American tour in support of the release.  Fans have been eager for a follow-up to the band’s 2016 album Boy Who Died Wolf.  The new LP features several guest artists including Gojira, Young Thug, Tee Grizzley and Nothing But Thieves.  So far, the band has teased fans with the release of two singles from the album, “16” and “Upperdrugs”. 

Frontman Johnny Stevens, known for using his personal experiences in his songwriting process, delivers a powerful and vulnerable performance on the track “16”.  On “Upperdrugs”, the band has created another rock masterpiece, with raw and gritty vocals backed with powerful, bluesy guitars.  With each album, Highly Suspect maintains a signature sound while evolving as musicians.  Their artistry keeps fans coming back for more, eagerly awaiting the next offering from the band, and with each new release, they prove to be at the forefront of rock music, paving the way for other artists to follow.

On September 19, 2019, the band will stop in Oklahoma City at The Criterion before heading to the Bomb Factory in Dallas. 

Highly Suspect’s new album MCID out 11/01/19

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Aug. 22 — Omaha, NE —Sokol Auditorium
Aug. 24 — Denver, CO —Mission Street Ballroom 
Sept. 12 — Flint, MI —The Machine Shop
Sept. 14 — Columbus, OH —Express Live!
Sept. 17 — Kansas City, MO —The Truman
Sept. 18 — Wichita, KS —The Wave (Indoor)
Sept. 19 — Oklahoma City, OK —The Criterion
Sept. 21 — Dallas, TX —Bomb Factory 
Sept. 23 — Destin, FL —CLUB LA
Sept. 24 — Destin, FL —CLUB LA
Sept. 27 — Saint Petersburg, FL —Jannus Live 
Sept. 28 — Ft Lauderdale, FL — Culture Room
Oct. 8 — San Diego, CA —House of Blues San Diego
Oct. 10 — San Francisco, CA —Slim’s
Oct. 12 — Sacramento, CA —Aftershock Festival
Oct. 15 — Portland, OR —Wonder Ballroom
Oct. 17 — Seattle, WA —Neptune Theatre
Oct. 19 — Spokane, WA —Knitting Factory Concert House
Oct. 20 — Boise, ID —Knitting Factory Concert House
Oct. 23 — Las Vegas, NV —Breathe Pool @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Oct. 24 — Phoenix, AZ —The Van Buren
Oct. 26 — Los Angeles, CA —The Novo by Microsoft
Nov. 6 — Milwaukee, WI —Pabst Theater
Nov. 8 — Madison, WI —The Sylvee
Nov. 9 — Royal Oak, MI —Royal Oak Music Theatre
Nov. 12 — Stroudsburg, PA —Sherman Theater
Nov. 14 — Sayreville, NJ —Starland Ballroom
Nov. 16 — Brooklyn, NY —Brooklyn Steel
Nov. 19 — Charlotte, NC —The Fillmore Charlotte
Nov. 20 — Knoxville, TN —The Mill & Mine
Nov. 21 — Nashville, TN —Marathon Music Works
Nov. 23 — Atlanta, GA — The Tabernacle – GA

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