"Floor is back."
Those were the words of the Miami sludge legends' chief songwriter, vocalist, and guitar guy Steve Brooks when he spoke with Crossfade about the reunion of his cult '90s and early 2000s crew.
Formed in 1992, broken up by '96, back together in '97, near dormant till 2001, and then broken up again by 2003, Floor's tumultuous time together produced only one album ... Till now.
On May 29, Brooks, cofounder Anthony Vialon, and longtime drummer Henry Wilson will finally drop the follow-up to their 2002 self-titled full-length debut.
The new record is called Oblation and it's set to be released through France's Seasons of the Mist label. So far, the band has premiered three tracks: "War Party," "Find Away," and "Sister Sophia."
But the raddest news ... The doom-drone megalith is hitting the road for a 25-city American tour.
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Floor's 2014 North American Tour Dates
April 30 Churchill's Pup, Miami, FL
May 2 The Wooley, Gainesville, FL
May 3 The Casbah at Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, NC
May 4 Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington, DC
May 5 Saint Vitus, Brooklyn
May 6 The Barbary, Philadelphia, PA
May 7 Great Scott, Boston, MA
May 8 The Tralf, Buffalo, NY
May 9 Smiling Moose, Pittsburgh, PA
May 10 Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids, MI
May 11 Double Door, Chicago, IL
May 13 Moon Room, Denver, CO
May 14 Bar Deluxe, Salt Lake City, UT
May 16 Branx, Portland, OR
May 17 Chop Suey, Seattle, WA
May 19 Elbo Room, San Franciso, CA
May 24 The Satellite, Los Angeles, CA
May 25 SlideBar, Fullerton, OC
May 26 Yucca Tap Room, Phoenix, AZ
May 27 Launchpad, Albuquerque, NM
May 29 Red 7, Austin, TX
May 30 Club Dada, Dallas, TX
May 31 Bottletree, Birmingham, AL
June 1 The Earl, Atlanta, GA
Crossfade's Top Blogs
Floor. Presented by Noisey and Vice. Wednesday, April 30. Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. Call 305-757-1807 or visit churchillspub.com.