Peter Murphy

Former Bauhaus leader Peter Murphy has set a June 7 release date for his first new album in seven years and his ninth overall — the aptly titled Ninth, originally due out last fall — while also finalizing and formally announcing a 29-date U.S. tour this spring.

Not much is known about the follow-up to 2004′s Unshattered, which Murphy first announced last June, saying, in a news release, “I have had my Ninth album ready to go for a while now. I’ve been playing it live, alongside Bauhaus classics and my own hits, long before the official release and it’s added more stardust to the long shelf life of songs I have under my belt.”

As for the U.S. tour, most of the dates had dribbled out over the past month. But according an official itinerary recently posted on Murphy’s website, the trek — Murphy’s first U.S. tour since 2009 —opens March 7 in Seattle and runs through April 10 in Chicago, with multiple shows slated in California, Texas, Florida and Virgina (see full dates below).

See Peter Murphy’s U.S. tour dates after the jump…

Peter Murphy tour dates:

March 7: Studio 7, Seattle, WA
March 8: Dante’s, Portland, OR
March 9: Mezzanine , San Francisco, CA
March 10: Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
March 11: Majestic Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA
March 13: Galaxy Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
March 14: Mayan Theater, Los Angeles, CA
March 15: The Rialto, Tucson, AZ
March 17: Marchesa Hall & Theatre, Austin, TX
March 18: Granada Theater, Dallas, TX
March 19: Numbers, Houston, TX
March 22: Republic, New Orleans, LA
March 23: Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, FL
March 24: Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL
March 25: State Theatre, St. Petersburg, FL
March 26: Firestone, Orlando, FL
March 27: Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 29: The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
March 30: Norva, Norfolk, VA
March 31: The National, Richmond, VA
April 1: State Theatre, Falls Church, VA
April 2: Highline Ballroom, New York, NY
April 3: Bourbon Street Ballroom, Baltimore, MD
April 5: Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
April 6: Diesel Club Lounge, Pittsburgh, PA
April 8: Musica, Akron, OH
April 9: Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
April 10: Reggie’s Rock Club, Chicago, IL

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