Watch Sheer Mag’s wistful “Hardly To Blame” video

The Philly punk band’s new album is out next month.

July 22, 2019

Sheer Mag will follow up their excellent debut album with new record A Distant Call on August 23. We've already heard lead single "Blood From A Stone" and today sees the arrival of "Hardly To Blame." A video, which features lead vocalist Tina Halladay being haunted by memories of an ex, can be seen above.

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Speaking in a press release, guitarist Matt Palmer says the video captures "the psychic landscape of Philadelphia transformed by the collapse of Tina's relationship with her partner. The streets they used to walk together, the bars they used to drink at, and the friends they used to share have all been tainted by the lingering memories of their time together."

As well as sharing their new video, Sheer Mag have also extended their North American and European live schedules.

Sheer Mag will play:

08/30: Kingston, NY - BSP Kingston
08/31: Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
09/01: Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
09/03: Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
09/04: Detroit, MI - Deluxx Fluxx
09/05: Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups
09/06: Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
09/07: Madison, WI - The Terrace at UW-Madison
09/08: Minneapolis, MN - Turf Club
09/09: Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
09/10: Omaha, NE - The Slowdown
09/12: Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
09/13: Salt Lake City, UT - Diabolical Records
09/14: Boise, ID - The Olympic
09/16: Vancouver, BC - The Biltmore
09/17: Seattle, WA - Chop Suey
09/18: Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
09/20: Oakland, CA - The New Parish
09/21: San Jose, CA - The Ritz
09/22: Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom
09/24: Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
09/26: Austin, TX - Barracuda
09/27: San Antonio, TX - Paper Tiger
09/28: Houston, TX - The Satellite
09/29: New Orleans, LA - Santo's
10/01: Birmingham, AL - Saturn
10/02: Atlanta, GA - 529 Club
10/03: Asheville, NC - The Mothlight
10/04: Durham, NC - Motorco Music Hall
10/05: Washington, DC - The Black Cat
10/09: Brooklyn, NY - Elsewhere
10/10: Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
10/11: Boston, MA - The Sinclair
10/25: Amsterdam, NL - London Calling Festival
10/26: Aarhus, DEN - Tape
10/27: Copenhagen, DEN - Loppen
10/29: Hamburg, DE - Molotow
10/30: Berlin, DE - Zukunft am Ostkreuz
11/02: London, UK - Mirrors Festival
11/04: Manchester, UK - Yes
11/05: Dublin, IR - Grand Social
11/06: Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
11/08: Kortrijk, BE - Sonic City 2019
11/09: Benidorm, ESP - Primavera 20th Aniv, Weekender

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Watch Sheer Mag’s wistful “Hardly To Blame” video