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Greg Puciato, singer and songwriter for The Black Queen and The Dillinger Escape Plan, releases his first book, “Separate The Dawn”, a collection of poetry and photography largely written and taken during The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final year and a half, on Feb. 12 via Federal Prisoner. This is the second release for the label/publishing house, following The Black Queen’s 2018 album, Infinite Games.

“This is the heaviest and most brutal, but ultimately positive and necessary piece, in a series of thematically connected output for me, during what I now see as a long transitional arc, of realization, processing, shedding, accepting, and then finally coming out of the other side into a different place. A walk through a broken mirror. Chronologically this goes after Dissociation, and before Infinite Games. It’s also a surprising and welcome reconnection with a medium that was my first creative love, even before music, and an equally surprising fascination with a new one. I guess it’s essentially my fist (and maybe only) solo release. Thanks to everyone who picks this up, for continuing to encourage me to keep creating with zero regard for parameters of gene or medium. Also, Lebron James is not greater than Michael Jordan,” says Puciato, who discusses his decision to publish his first book in an interview with Revolver (https://www.revolvermag.com/music/greg-puciato-new-book-separate-dawn).

A limited edition hardcover version is available now via federalprisoner.net with digital pre-orders available via Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MRHXK3K) and Apple (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/separate-the-dawn/id1448322243?mt=11).

News of the book’s release arrives as The Black Queen preps for their first, full North American tour as well as a sold-out Australian tour.

The Black Queen tour dates:

January 17 Brisbane, Australia Black Bear Lodge SOLD OUT

January 18 Sydney, Australia Landsdowne Hotel SOLD OUT

January 19 Melbourne, Australia Northcote Social Club SOLD OUT

January 20 Melbourne, Australia Northcote Social Club SOLD OUT

February 22 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick

February 23 Las Vegas, NV Db172

February 24 Phoenix, AZ The Rebel Lounge

February 26 Austin, TX Barracuda

February 27 Dallas, TX Curtain Club

March 1 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (Hell)

March 2 Ybor City, FL Crowbar

March 3 Orlando, FL The Abbey

March 5 Charlotte, NC Amos Southend

March 6 Washington, DC Union Stage

March 8 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg

March 9 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts

March 11 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair

March 12 Montreal, QC Le Ministere

March 13 Toronto, ON Velvet Underground

March 15 Detroit, MI The Shelter

March 16 Chicago, IL Subterranean

March 17 Minneapolis, MN Studio B @ Skyway Theatre

March 19 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre

March 20 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge

March 22 Seattle, WA Chop Suey

March 23 Portland, OR Dante’s

March 25 San Francisco, CA Slim’s

March 26 Sacramento, CA Holy Diver

March 28 Los Angeles, The Regent

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Federalprisoner.net

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