The Throwing Muses continue their farewell tour with a
final spate of dates that may well be the swan song for the band, who announced
their temporary break-up a few months ago.
The eight-date tour will mark
the end of a long, strange 13-year trip for the group, co-founded by Kristin
Hersh and step-sister Tanya Donelly (who went on to front Belly) back in 1984.
Hersh recently posted a letter on the band's home page that said the band were
not "burning any bridges or slamming shut any doors," although a source at
their label suggested real fans shouldn't miss these shows (nudge, nudge).
Hersh plans to re-release the band's first, self-titled album, until now
available almost exclusively as a rare import, bundled with the rare EP
Chains Changed, in mid-1998. Following this tour Hersh will concentrate
on a new solo album for January of 1998.
Final Throwing Muses Tour
April 13; Detroit, MI; 7th House
April 16; Seattle, WA;
April 17; Portland, OR; Berbatis Pan
April 19; San Francisco,