TESLA: Acoustic Tour Announced

California rockers TESLAwill embark on an acoustic tour in November. The dates are as follows:

Nov. 01 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
Nov. 02 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
Nov. 04 – Kansas City, MO – The Midland
Nov. 05 – Wichita, KS – The Cotillion
Nov. 06 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
Nov. 08 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
Nov. 09 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub
Nov. 11 – Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
Nov. 12 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
Nov. 13 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues
Nov. 16 – West Hollywood, CA – House Of Blues
Nov. 17 – Las Vegas, NV – House Of Blues
Nov. 18 – Phoenix, AZ – The Foundry
Nov. 20 – Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
Dec. 01 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

TESLA released “Twisted Wires And The Acoustic Sessions” in Europe on July 25 via Scarlet Records. The CD, which wasreleased in North America on July 12, features six songs that were recorded back in 2005 at bassist Brian Wheat‘s J Street Recorders studio — which also serve as the last recordings with original member Tommy Skeoch — and six newly recorded tracks, including acoustic remakes of songs from TESLA‘s entire catalog and two brand new songs, “Second Street” and “Better Off Without You”.

TESLA released a live album, “Alive In Europe!”, in Europe on April 23, 2010 via Frontiers Records.

TESLA‘s latest studio album, “Forever More”, sold more than 16,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 33 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on October 7, 2008 on Tesla Electric Company Recordings. The European version of the album, which was made available on November 7 via Frontiers Records, contains two bonus tracks not found on the American version.

For “Forever More”, TESLA reunited with producer Terry Thomas, who was behind the boards for the band’s 1994 gold-certified “Bust A Nut” album, and engineered by Michael Rosen who worked with TESLA on “Into The Now”.