Rocky Votolato to release Hospital Handshakes, tour (2015)

Seattle singer-songwriter Rocky Votolato has announced he will be releasing his eighth studio album, Hospital Handshakes, on April 21 with his new label No Sleep Records in the U.S. and Glitterhouse Records in Europe. In anticipation for the upcoming release Votolato has partnered with today to premiere a new song titled “The Hereafter” from the record. Fans can pre-order the album now at
Stream “The Hereafter” now at
The new full length, Hospital Handshakes, is a surprisingly positive explosion of energy that examines themes of healing from trauma, overcoming depression, spiritual longing and finding true meaning in life.
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Tour dates:
Jan 30 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile (w/Murder by Death)
Jan 31 – Portland, OR – Star Theater (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 5 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 6 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst Atrium (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 7 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 8 – Costa Mesa, AX – The Wayfarer (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 9 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 10 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 12 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 13 – Austin, TX – Red 7 (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 14 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s Downstairs (w/Murder by Death)
Feb 15 – Memphis, TN – Hi Tone Cafe (w/Murder by Death)