J Mascis Tours With Witch, Records With Dinosaur Jr

dinojrbridgecolor3Witch, the metal band featuring Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis on drums, will hit the road in February. The group, which also includes members of the freaky folky Feathers, released its sophomore LP, Paralyzed, last March. You can download it for free here. Dinosaur Jr is currently working with producer John Agnello (Hold Steady, Sonic Youth) on its follow-up to 2007 comeback LP Beyond. To read our career retrospective on Mascis and Co., click here. Witch tour dates after the jump.

Dinosaur Jr’s “Almost Ready” from Beyond:

Witch Tour Dates
2/20 — Toronto, CA — The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
2/21 — Montreal, CA — Les Saints
2/22 — Providence, RI — AS220
2/23 — Boston, MA — TT The Bears
2/24 — Philadelphia, PA — Johnny Brenda’s
2/25 — Brooklyn, NY — Music Hall Of Williamsburg
2/26 — Washington, DC — DC9
2/27 — Asbury Park, NJ — Asbury Lanes
2/28 — Baltimore, MD — Ottobar