Listen: Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem announces ‘Painkillers’ solo album

Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem announces ‘Painkillers’ solo album

Hear first cut ‘A Wonderful Life’ now.

Just a few months after the disbanding of The Gaslight Anthem earlier this year, frontman Brian Fallon is back with a solo album, ‘Painkillers’.

Lead track ‘A Wonderful Life’ sees Fallon’s Americana roots come to the fore. More upbeat than the Gaslight day-job, it’s built around a defiant rallying cry - “I don’t wanna survive; I want a wonderful life.”

Produced by Butch Walker and recorded at Nashville’s Taxidermy Studios, ‘Painkillers’ is set for release on March 11th via Virgin EMI. He’ll celebrate its release with an extensive tour across the U.S., UK and Europe - full dates for that are below, along with a stream of ‘ A Wonderful Life’.

JANUARY
07 Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere 
08 Woodstock, NY - Bearsville Theater 

09 Mashantucket, CT - Foxwoods Resort Casino ­ Fox Theater
10 Wilmington, DE - World Cafe Live ­ Wilmington
12 Pittsburgh, PA - Altar Bar
13 Columbus, OH - The A&R Music Bar
15 Charlottesville, VA - The Southern
16 Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom
17 Nashville, TN - City Winery

FEBRUARY
11 Tucson, AZ - The Rock
12 Pioneertown, CA - Pappy & Harriet’s
13 Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst Atrium
16 W. Hollywood, CA - The Troubadour
17 Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory OC
18 Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades
19 Mill Valley, CA - Sweetwater Music Hall

MARCH
08 Philadelphia, PA – The Electric Factory
09 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
11 Boston, MA – Royale
12 Sayerville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
13 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
15 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
17 Austin, TX – SXSW
18 Chicago, IL – House of Blues
19 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater
20 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
22 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
23 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
25 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
26 San Diego, CA – House of Blues

APRIL
05 Manchester, UK - Ritz
06 Glasgow, UK - O2 ABC
07 Birmingham, UK - O2 Institute
08 London, UK - Camden KOKO
09 Nottingham, UK - Rock City
10 Bristol, UK - O2 Academy
12 Brussels, BE - Ancienne Belgique
13 Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg
14 Berlin, DE - PBHF Club
15 Munich, DE - Muffathalle
17 Vienna, AY - Arena
19 Köln, DE - Gloria Theater
20 Hamburg, DE – Fabrik

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