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DOWNLOAD: New Song from Dax Riggs


Dax Riggs, the gritty ex-frontman for psych-metal act Acid Bath and acclaimed blues-rock duo deadboy & the Elephantmen, is back August 3 with his second solo album, Say Goodnight to the World. Download the first single, “No One Will Be a Stranger,” below!

Riggs delivers a taut rocker here, more akin to the desert rock of Queens of the Stone Age than the swampy blues of his 2007 album, We Sing of Only Blood or Love.

Lyrically, the song echoes the album title, imagining the human race at the end of the world. “It’s about magic, and the fact that we are all one, and are brothers and sisters of the universe who will sleep side by side in the great by and by,” Riggs explains to

Check out “No One Will Be a Stranger” below, plus the tracklisting for Say Goodnight to the World and tour dates for the Louisiana-bred Riggs.

LISTEN: Dax Riggs, “No One Will Be A Stranger” (DOWNLOAD MP3)

Say Goodnight to the World tracklist:
1. Say Goodnight to the World
2. I Hear Satan
3. You Were Born to Be My Gallows
4. Gravedirt on My Blue Suede Shoes
5. Like Moonlight
6. No One Will Be a Stranger
7. Heartbreak Hotel
8. Sleeping With the Witch
9. Let Me Be Your Cigarette
10. See You All in Hell or New Orleans

Dax Riggs Tour Dates:
6/25, Baton Rouge, LA (Spanish Moon)
6/26, New Orleans, LA (One Eyed Jacks)
7/30, Frisco, TX (Lochrann’s)
7/31, Little Rock, AR (Juanita’s)
8/5, Austin, TX (The Mohawk)
8/6, Houston, TX (Walter’s On Washington)
8/7, New Orleans, LA (One Eyed Jacks)
8/9, Birmingham, AL (Bottletree)
8/10, Atlanta, GA (The Earl)
8/11, Carrboro, NC (Cat’s Cradle)
8/12, Washington, DC (DC9)
8/14, New York, NY (Mercury Lounge)
8/15, New York, NY (Mercury Lounge)
8/18, Cleveland, OH (Grog Shop)
8/19, Grand Rapids, MI (The Intersection)
8/20, Chicago, IL (Empty Bottle)
8/21, St. Louis, MO (The Old Rock House)
9/8, San Diego, CA (Casbah)
9/9, Los Angeles, CA (Spaceland)
9/10, Los Angeles, CA (Spaceland)
9/11, San Francisco, CA (Café Du Nord)
9/14, Portland, OR (Dante’s)
9/15, Seattle, WA (The Sunset)
9/18, Minneapolis, MN (7th Street Entry)
9/21, Des Moines, IA (Vaudeville Mews)
9/22, Columbia, MO (Mojo’s)
9/23, Oxford, MS (Proud Larry’s)
9/24, Jackson, MS (Hal & Mal’s)