Foo Fighters Bass Player Nate Mendel Announces First Tour with Lieutenant


Story by Charles Ken

Foo Fighters’ Nate Mendel is taking his side project Lieutenant on the road

Foo Fighters bass player Nate Mendel has a new band called Lieutenant, and he’s taking the gang on the road for its inaugural tour. The North American trek will kick off March 18 with a stint at South by Southwest festival and wrap up at an April 8 show in Los Angeles. Ticket information and more can be found at the band’s official website.

While Mendel plays bass in Foo Fighters, he serves as the frontman in Lieutenant. He will unleash his debut album with Lieutenant, named “If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week,” on March 10.

“If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going to Eat for a Week” features a long list of guest contributors, including Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett and various members of Sunny Day Real Estate, Helmet, Modest Mouse, Fleet Foxes, the Head and the Heart and Snow Patrol.

Lieutenant 2015 Spring Tour Dates:

3/18 — Austin, Texas, SXSW (Dine Alone Showcase)
3/21 — New Orleans, La., The Parish @House of Blues
3/23 — Nashville, Tenn., Exit In
3/24 — Columbus, Ohio, The Basement
3/26 — Washington, D.C., Black Cat/BackStage
3/27 — Philadelphia, Pa., Johnny Brenda’s
3/28 — New York, N.Y., Mercury Lounge
3/30 — Brooklyn, N.Y., St. Vitus
4/ 1 — Toronto, ON, Mod Club
4/ 2 — Pontiac, Mich., Pike Room
4/ 3 — Chicago, Ill., Empty Bottle
4/ 5 — Denver, Colo., Larimer Lounge
4/ 8 — Los Angeles, Calif., Troubadour

Charles Ken
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