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Live Reveal Previously Unreleased Track From Throwing Copper

90s alt rockers Live give fans the first taste of the 25th anniversary edition of Throwing Copper.

Pennsylvanian post-grungers Live are releasing a 25th anniversary deluxe edition of their Billboard-smashing record, Throwing Copper, on July 19th via Radioactive/MCA/Ume. On top of the full record, the band is promising never-before-released tracks. To kick things off, they’ve released a B‑side from the record, titled Hold Me Up.

This is more of a ballad track that fits right into Throwing Copper’s tone, hearkening back straight to the mid-90s. This is definitely the sort of song you could imagine people waving their lighters to in a big arena setting or playing during a nice barbecue party on a hot summer night, especially when the soaring guitar solo breaks through in the middle of the track.

Check Hold Me Up out here:

Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk sat down with Kerrang! to reflect on Throwing Copper, saying, We were coming off of our first album, Mental Jewelry, which did really well. We toured a lot for that record, came back, and then we had six months to make another one. Our first thoughts were to put it on college radio and see what happens. You’d never imagine a year later, you’d start the tour in a club in Philadelphia and end it in the Spectrum Arena. In literally one year. It’s an incredible milestone.”

Live will be performing all of Throwing Copper on their summer-long co-headlining tour with 90s alternative rock buddies Bush, who are celebrating the anniversary of their landmark record Sixteen Stone. Dates are listed below:

June 2019

6 – Mashantucket, CT — Foxwoods Resort Casino – The Grand Theater
7 – Atlantic City, NJ ‑Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena
8 – Burlington, Ontario, Canada — Spencer Smith Park – Sound of Music Festival
11 – Boston, MA — Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
13 – Gilford, NH — Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
14 – Canandaigua, NY — Constellation Brands- Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center: CMAC
15 – Holmdel, NJ — PNC Bank Arts Center

July 2019

26 – Appleton, WI — Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium
27 – Council Bluffs, IA — Stir Cove at Harrah’s Casino
28 – Kansas City, MO ‑Starlight Theatre
30 – New Orleans, LA — Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square

August 2019

2 – Wichita, KS ‑Hartman Arena
3 – Denver, CO — Fillmore Auditorium
6 – Los Angeles, CA — Greek Theatre
7 – Concord, CA — Concord Pavilion
9 – Tuolumne, CA — Black Oak Casino – West Side Pavilion
10 – Costa Mesa, CA — OC Fair
11 – Tucson, AZ — AVA Casino
14 – Rogers, AR — Walmart AMP
16 – Tampa, FL — MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
17 – Miami, FL — Bayfront Park Amphitheater
18 – Jacksonville, FL — Daily’s Place
20 – Atlanta, GA — Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
23 – Essex Junction, VT — Champlain Valley Expo
24 – Baltimore, MD — MECU Pavilion
25 – Pittsburgh, PA — Stage AE
27 – Allentown, PA — The Great Allentown Fair
29 – Wantagh, NY — Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
30 – Bethel, NY — Bethel Woods Center for the Arts

September 2019

4 – Dayton, OH — The Rose Music Center at The Heights
6 – Tinley Park, IL — Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
7 – Allegan, MI — Allegan County Fair
8 – Rochester, MI — Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

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Posted on May 30th 2019, 8:32p.m.
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