Plus - read the first album preview of 'Real Emotional Trash' here

Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus has announced a series of US tour dates with The Jicks, starting in March.

Malkmus’ fourth album with The Jicks since Pavement went on ‘hiatus’ in ’99 will be released on March 4, just before the tour dates kick off in Minneapolis on March 19.

You can read Uncut’s first preview of ‘Real Emotional Trash’ on John Mulvey’s Wild Mercury Sound blog by clicking here now.

The tour dates announced so far are:

Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue (March 19)
Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater (20)
Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre (21)
Indianapolis, IN – Vogue Theater (22)
Newport, KY – Southgate House (23)
Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge (25)
Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse (26)
Washington, DC – 9:30 Club (28)
Philadelphia, PA – Fillmore (29)
New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom (31)
Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg (April 2)
Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club (3)
North Adams, MA – MASS MoCA (4)