Sick Puppies Releasing “Polar Opposite”

MINI-ALBUM OF STRIPPED DOWN SELECTIONS FROM THE BAND’S BREAKTHROUGH ALBUM ‘TRI-POLAR’


Los Angeles, CA (February 24, 2011) – Australian rock trio Sick Puppies are set to release Polar Opposite, on March 1, available exclusively at WalMart and all digital retailers.  The eight-song release, produced by Rock Mafia, features re-imagined tracks from their smash sophomore release Tri-Polar as well as their first hit “All the Same” from their debut album. This is Sick Puppies as never heard before!

The band’s acclaimed sophomore release, Tri-Polar, has sold more than a quarter-million copies to date and has produced three, top ten singles including the #1 Rock track “You’re Going Down,” Top Ten Modern Rock and Active Rock hit “Odd One” and current multi-format hit single “Maybe,” which is currently No. 26 on the Billboard’s Mainstream Top 40 Chart, No. 9 at Hot AC and No. 6 at Modern Rock.

Starting on March 1st, the band will embark on the next leg of their tour in support of Tri-Polar,  with the first eight dates playing alongside Nelly and 3OH3! on The Blizzard Music Tour.  The tour opens in Brookings, SD at Swiftel Center on Tuesday, March 1st(full schedule below).

Co-founded by Shim Moore and Emma Anzai while in high school, Sick Puppies introduced themselves to the world with their “Free Hugs” video for the song “All the Same” from their debut, Dressed Up As Life.  Boasting more than 63 million views on YouTube, the video was shot in a Sydney shopping mall featuring their friend Juan Mann, who held up a hand-written placard offering “Free Hugs.”   In the past four years, Sick Puppies have shared stages with the likes of Nickelback, Shindeown, Breaking Benjamin, Evanescence, Deftones, Velvet Revolver, Chris Cornell, Flyleaf and many more.

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Tour Dates:

Tues. Mar. 1                       Swiftel Center                                   Brookings, SD

Thurs. Mar. 3                      Scheels Arena                                   Fargo, ND

Fri. Mar. 4                           McElroy Auditorium                       Waterloo, IA

Sat. Mar. 5                           Pershing Center                                               Lincoln, NE

Sun. Mar. 6                         Gateway Arena                                 Sioux City, IA

Mon. Mar. 7                        Rushmore Plaza                                               Rapid City, SD

Wed. Mar. 9                       Lewis and Clark Expo Hall             Helena, MT

Thurs. Mar. 10                   Spokane Center                                               Spokane, WA

Sat. Mar. 12                        The Pavilion @ The Epicenter    Charlotte, NC

Tues. Mar. 15                     Town Ballroom                                 Buffalo, NY

Wed. Mar. 16                     Northern Lights                                                Clifton Park, NY

Thurs. Mar. 17                   The Chance                                        Poughkeepsie, NY

Fri. Mar. 18                         Mohegan Sun Casino                     Uncasville, CT

Sat. Mar. 19                        McVean Gymnasium                      Watertown, NY

Sun. Mar. 20                       Starland Ballroom                           Sayreville, NJ

Wed. Mar. 23                     Rams Head Live!                              Baltimore, MD

Thurs. Mar. 24                   Gramercy Theater                           New York, NY

Fri. Mar. 25                         Chameleon Club                              Lancaster, PA

Sat. Mar. 26                        Crocodile Rock                                  Allentown, PA

Sun. Mar. 27                       Water Street Music Hall                                Rochester, NY

Wed. April 13                    Alfred State College                       Alfred, NY

Thurs. April 14                   Diesel                                                   Pittsburgh, PA

Fri. April 15                         The Norva                                           Norfolk, VA

Sat. April 16                        Richmond Raceway Complex     Richmond, VA

Tues. April 19                    Val Air Ballroom                               Des Moines, IA

Wed. April 20                    Midland Theater                              Kansas City, MO

Thurs. April 21                   Ogden Theater                                 Denver, CO

Sat. April 23                        The Complex                                     Salt Lake City, UT

Mon. April 25                     Holt Arena                                          Pocatello, ID

Tues. April 26                    Knitting Factory                                                Boise, ID

Wed. April 27                    Hawthorne Theater                        Portland, OR

Thurs. April 28                   El Corazon                                           Seattle, WA

Sat. April 30                        Beale Street Music Festival         Memphis, TN

Sun. May 1                          Sunfest                                                                West Palm Beach

Sat. May 14                         Rockford Speedway                        Rockford, IL

Sun. May 15                        Verizon Wireless Amphitheaters             Maryland Heights

Tues. May 17                      Cubby Bear                                         Chicago, IL.

Fri. May 20                          Val Du Lakes                                      Mears, MI.

Sat. May 21                         Columbus Crew Stadium              Columbus, OH

Sun. May 22                        Susquehanna Bank Center          Camden, NJ

Fri. May 27                          Rocklahoma                                       Pryor, OK

Sat. May 28                         Vinoy Park                                          St. Petersburg, FL

Sun. May 29                        Jackson Landing                                               Jackson, FL

Fri. July 15                           Red River Valley Fair                      West Fargo, ND

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