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, one of the hottest breaking bands in the alternative/rock world today, will see its music video “Circles” exclusively premiered on MTV today, airing on AMTV, AMTV2, MTV Hits, MTV Live and mtvU beginning at 6:00AM ET.  “Circles” will also be available via MTV’s Snapchat Discovery channel as well as on VEVO http://vevo.ly/ogxJNy

The “Circles” video was directed by Drew Russ who directed Pierce’s 2012 “King For A Day” video that has accumulated more than 70-million YouTube views.  The video’s concept is loosely based on the 1991 feature film “Nothing But Trouble” that was directed and written by Dan Aykroyd and starred Chevy Chase, John Candy and Aykroyd.  PTV is on tour, on the road, their bus pulls up to their hotel for the night, and the second thoughts about this hotel start immediately.  The hotel’s bar serves drinks laced with snakes, bugs, eyeballs, and other animal parts, the hotel rooms are decorated in “crazy” – rooms full of mirrors. rooms full of rotting food, rooms full of skeletons and mystery stains.  San Francisco morning radio host and former MTV VJ Matt Pinfield plays a featured role as an obsessed and very creepy old man.

PTV_Misadventures_Cover_lo_1“Circles,” currently a Top 40 track at Alternative radio, a is taken from the band’s long-awaited and critically-acclaimed new album Misadventures that debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.  , nominated for “Bandom of the Year,” performed the track on last night’s broadcast of MTV’s Fandom Awards.  The band recently completed the sold-out U.S. “Misadventures Tour” and just announced the “Made to Destroy Tour,” presented by Journeys, a seven-week North American trek that kicks off on September 3.  The band also recently announced a UK tour to follow this winter. Dates are below.

SEPTEMBER

3   The Warfield, San Francisco, CA*

4   Roseland Theatre, Portland, OR*

6   Showbox Sodo, Seattle, WA*

7   Revolution Concert House, Boise, ID*

9   In The Venue, Salt Lake City, UT*

10  High Elevation Festival, Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater., Denver, CO**

12  The Cotillion, Wichita, KS*

13  Myth Live, Minneapolis, MN*

14  7 Flags Event Center, Des Moines, IA*

16  Riot Fest, Chicago, IL**

17  Rochester Main Street Armory, Rochester, NY*

18  Rock Allegiance Festival, PPL Park, Chester, PA**

20  Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH*

21  The Pageant, St. Louis, MO*

23  House of Blues, New Orleans, LA*

24  Texas Mutiny, Texas Motor Speedway, Dallas, TX**

25  Houston Open Air Festival, NRG Park, Houston, TX**

27   Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland, Kansas City, KS*

28  War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, TN*

30  Chill on the Hill Festival, Detroit, MI**

 

OCTOBER

1   Louder Than Life Festival, Champions Park, Louisville, KY**

2   Sonic Boom Festival, Madison, WI**

4   Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY*

5   The Fillmore Charlotte, Charlotte, NC*

7   The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GA*

8   House of Blues, Orlando, FL*

9   Jannus Live, Tampa, FL*

11  Alamo City Music Hall, San Antonio, TX*

12  Lonestar Pavilion, Lubbock, TX*

14  Marquee Theatre, Phoenix, AZ*

15  Rainbow Room, Fresno, CA*

16  Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA*

 

European tour:

OCTOBER

29  Trabendo, Paris, France

31  Sala Cats, Madrid, Spain

 

NOVEMBER

1   Sala Noise,Valencia, Spain

2   Sala Razzmatazz 2, Barcelona, Spain

4   Kofmehl, Solothurn, Switzerland

5   Magazzini Generali, Milano, Italy

7   Theatrefabrik, Munich, Germany

8   Arena, Vienna, AT

9   Durer Kert, Budapest, Hungary

11  Huxleys, Berlin, Germany

13  Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany

14  Amagler Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

15  Fryhuset, Stockholm, Sweden

17  Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

* – headline dates

** – major music festivals

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