Thom Yorke Names Radiohead Side-Project And Announces Tour

February 25, 2010 by  

Radiohead front-man Thom Yorke has finnally named his side project with Red Hot Chilli Pepers bassist Flea, Nigel Godrich, Mauro Refosco and Joey Waronker.

The new band will be called…wait for it…[insert drum roll]… Atoms For Peace.

Writing on the band’s Dead Air Space blog, Yorke wrote: “ok so in April the other band.. that i got together to do the eraser and other stuff u know .. Mauro, Flea, Me, Joey and Nigel is going back out to do some shows in the US.. ending with playing with Coachella. we had too much fun to just leave it there…”

“It has been decided that we call ourselves Atoms For Peace. hope you like the name.. it seemed bleedin’ obvious.”

Yorke then continued to confirm a US tour:

“these are the shows & Flying Lotus is opening for us -”

New York Roseland Ballroom 5th & 6th
Boston Citi Wang Theatre 8th
Chicago Aragon Ballroom 10th & 11th
Oakland Fox Theatre 14th & 15th
Santa Barbara Bowl 17th