“It was unclear what Collective Soul would have to offer listeners when the post-grunge rockers decided to hit the road this summer after spending a year largely apart.
The group has not released an album of new material in nearly three years, since 2009′s second self-titled disc, and wasn’t going back into the studio until fall, with a new record not expected until spring 2013.
So Collective Soul decided to follow the path of other bands of its heyday and do concerts in which it performs an album in its entirely, says bassist and backing vocalist Will Turpin in a telephone call from the band’s bus in Minneapolis, on a tour that stops July 1 at Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem.”
“Collective Soul will celebrate 20 years in the music industry this year and they show no sign of slowing down. The Georgia-based rock band kicked off their national tour in May and have plans to record a new album in the near future.
Arguably best known for hits like “December,” “Shine,” and “The World I Know,” Collective Soul will play at The Brick tonight. Gimme Noise talked with guitarist Dean Roland about Twilight, sibling rivalry and Collective Soul’s 20 year career.”
“Dosage is the type of record that a band can only make once in its career. If you didn’t appreciate the brilliance behind this record, it’s simply because you wrote the band off long ago and failed to give them another chance. Meanwhile, the rest of us got it and we celebrated the band’s 2012 sold out return to The Fillmore in San Francisco last week where they performed the album in its entirety to a sold out crowd.” Click HERE to read more!