Switchfoot have scored a No.8 debut on The Billboard 200 album chart with their new album "Vice Verses".
Vice Verses also debuted at No.5 at iTunes Album chart, No.5 on the Internet Album chart and No.3 on iTunes Alternative chart.
The band will perform "Dark Horses", their new Top 15 Modern Rock hit, on "Conan" on October 25th.
Switchfoot's co-headlining tour with Anberlin
is currently underway. After performing for a packed house at New York City's Best Buy Theatre last week, lead singer/guitarist Jon Foreman
took the show outside, performing atop a newspaper stand for thousands of people in Times Square. Along the tour route, local chapters of StandUp for Kids (www.standupforkids.org
), a national nonprofit volunteer outreach organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of at-risk, homeless and street kids, will be collecting new and used backpacksat the concerts. The backpacks will be used to distribute food and essentials to kids served by the organization.
"The War Inside", another track from Vice Verses", can be heard in the trailer for "In Time", an upcoming 20th Century Fox film starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. Switchfoot has contributed an exclusive new song, "Out Of Control", to the just-released "Hawaii Five-0" soundtrack. The track was heard in this week's episode of the hit CBS show. You can also check out Switchfoot's recent performance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" here.
10/05 - Bowling Green, OH - Bowling Green State University, Stroh Center
10/07 - Boulder, CO - Boulder Theatre
10/08 - Salt Lake City, UT - Gallivan Center, X96 concert
10/10 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield Theatre
10/11 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
10/13 - Amarillo, TX - Azteca Music Hall
10/14 - Siloam Springs, AR - John Brown University, Bill George Arena
10/15 - Longview, TX - Le Tourneau University, Belcher Center
10/17 - Dallas, TX - House Of Blues
10/18 - Austin, TX - Stubbs Waller Creek
10/20 - Albuquerque, NM - Kiva Auditorium
10/21 - Phoenix, AZ - Grand Canyon University Arena (Switchfoot ONLY)
Thanks for the report to AntiMusic.com.