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Tour Updates: Marilyn Manson, Bob Mould, Xiu Xiu, the Stills

Manson rejoins with Twiggy onstage, plus Mould, Xiu Xiu, and the Stills hit America's highways and byways this spring.

After a five-year separation, Spin cover subject Marilyn Manson will rekindle his musical partnership onstage with former A Perfect Circle and Nine Inch Nails bassist, Twiggy, with whom Manson co-wrote decisive LPs Antichrist Superstar, Mechanical Animals, and Holywood.The two longtime pals and collaborators, plus Manson’s backing band,will unroll the U.S. leg of the Rape of the World Tour Orlando Jan. 1,and in a statement, Manson sums up its expectations with a few lyrics:”Everyone will suffer now.” Can’t wait!

Rape the World tour dates:

1/19, Orlando, FL (Hard Rock)
1/20, Miami, FL (The Fillmore)
1/22, Atlanta, GA (The Tabernacle)
1/24, Baltimore, MD (Rams Head)
1/26, Boston, MA (The Orpheum)
1/27, Philadelphia, PA (Electric Factory)
1/29, New York, NY (Hammerstein Ballroom)
1/30, New York, NY (Hammerstein Ballroom)
2/1, Cleveland, OH (House of Blues)
2/2, Columbus, OH (LC Pavilion)
2/4, Detroit, MI (The Fillmore Detroit)
2/5, Chicago, IL (Aragon Ballroom)
2/7, Milwaukee, WI (Eagles Ballroom)
2/8, Minneapolis, MN (Myth)
2/10, St. Louis, MO (Pageant)
2/11, Kansas City, MO (Uptown Theater)
2/13, Denver, CO (The Fillmore)
2/14, Salt Lake City, UT (Saltair)
2/17, Vancouver, BC (QE Theatre)
2/18, Seattle, WA (Paramount Theatre)
2/20, San Francisco, CA (Warfield)
2/22, Los Angeles, CA (Wiltern)
2/23, Los Angeles, CA (Wiltern)
2/25, San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
2/27, Phoenix, AZ (Celebrity Theatre)
2/29, Dallas, TX (House of Blues)
3/1, Austin, TX (Austin Music Hall)
3/2, Houston, TX (Verizon Wireless Theater)

Yet another gem joining the flock of musician migrating across the country this spring, alt-rock pioneer Bob Mould will tour behind his forthcoming Anti- debut, District Line. What’s more is Mould’s tour — much like his recent DVD — will also feature classic tunes from his vast discography. Here’s looking at you, Hüsker Dü fans.

Bob Mould tour dates:

3/5, Minneapolis, MN (First Ave)
3/6, Milwaukee, MN (Shank Hall)
3/7, Chicago, IL (Metro)
3/8, Cleveland, OH (The Grog Shop)
3/10, Toronto, ON (Mod Club)
3/12, Boston, MA (Paradise)
3/13, New York City, NY (Fillmore)
3/14, Philadelphia, PA (Trocadero)
3/15, Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
3/16, Carrboro, NC (Cat’s Cradle)
3/18, Atlanta, GA (Variety)
3/20, Austin, TX (Antone’s)
3/22, Boulder, CO (Fox Theatre)
3/24, San Diego, CA (Belly Up)
3/25, Los Angeles, CA (El Rey)
3/26, San Francisco, CA (Great American Music Hall)
3/28, Portland, OR (Doug Fir Lounge)
3/29, Seattle, WA (Neumo’s)
3/30, Vancouver, BC (Richard’s on Richards)

In support of their sixth album, Women As Lovers, due Jan. 29 via Kill Rock Stars, art rock outfit Xiu Xiuwill launch a lengthy U.S. outing as a newfound four-piece, set to kickoff March 3 and stroll through each corner of the nation — however,sadly, sans an appearance at Austin’s SXSW. Labelmate Thao Nguyen will come along for the ride. [Via Pitchfork]

Greasing their musical engines, and ensuring they meet SXSW’s notoriously probing audiences with their A game, Montreal’s the Stills– currently recording LP3 with producer Gus Van Go — will embark on abrief tour of the eastern seaboard. Fans in New York, Pittsburgh,Philadelphia, and Hoboken can catch the band in early March. [Via NME.com]

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