Eagles Of Death Metal Announce Holiday EP ‘A Boots Electric Christmas’

The EP consists of six covers of holiday classics in the unmistakable style of the prolific frontman’s alter ego.

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Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse ‘Boots Electric’ Hughes is giving fans an early Christmas present in the form of a special holiday EP, Eagles of Death Metal Presents: A Boots Electric Christmas.

Set for release on November 19, the EP consists of six covers of holiday classics in the unmistakable style of the prolific frontman’s alter ego, including “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”, “Little Drummer Boy” and “Little Town Of Bethlehem”. Concluding the release is an acapella rendition of “O Holy Night” featuring Hughes and Eagles of Death Metal bandmate Josh Homme.

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“Just a few songs to warm your heart during Christmas time. I hope you like them,” Hughes says of the upcoming EP. “May Christmas bring peace to you all. Happy Hannukah, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, I love you and God bless you all.”

The EP will be available on CD and all digital formats. Fans who pre-order it will immediately receive a download of “O Holy Night”, followed by “Put A Little Love In Your Heart” on October 29.

Eagles of Death Metal will commence their upcoming 24th Anniversary tour of Europe in November, with the first leg taking place entirely in the UK. Support will be provided by Bones UK. A second leg of shows in continental Europe has just been announced for March and April 2022 at the following dates:

Eagles Of Death Metal Presents A Boots Electric Christmas is available for pre-order, view the tracklisting below and full tour dates.

1. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
2. Put A Little Love In Your Heart
3. O Holy Night
4. Little Drummer Boy
5. Little Town Of Bethlehem
6. O Holy Night (A Cappella)

Eagles Of Death Metal: The 24th Anniversary Tour
2021-22 European Tour Dates (With Special Guests Bones)

2021

November 22 Brighton, UK Chalk
November 23 Cardiff, Wales Tramshed
November 24 Newcastle, UK University
November 26 Birmingham, UK 02 Institute
November 27 Dublin, Ireland Academy
November 28 Belfast, Ireland Limelight
November 29 Glasgow, Scotland SWG3 Galzanisers
December 1 Leeds, UK Beckett University
December 2 London, UK Roundhouse
December 3 Nottingham, UK Rock City
December 5 Manchester, UK 02 Ritz
December 6 Bristol, UK 02 Academy

2022

March 19 Zurich, Switzerland Komplex
March 20 Stuttgart, Germany LKA-Longhorn
March 21 Milan, Italy Alcatraz
March 22 Vienna, Austria Simm City
March 24 Budapest, Hungary Akvarium Klub
March 25 Zagreb, Croatia Culture Factory
March 27 Prague, Czech Republic Lucerna Music Bar
March 28 Munich, Germany Backstage Werk
March 30 Bremen, Germany Modernes
March 31 Copenhagen, Denmark Amager Bio
April 1 Oslo, Norway Sentrum Scene
April 2 Gothenburg, Sweden Pustervik
April 4 Stockholm, Sweden Slaktkrykan
April 6 Tallinn, Estonia Helitehas
April 7 Riga, Latvia Palladium
April 9 Warsaw, Poland Stodola
April 10 Berlin, Germany Huxleys
April 11 Hamburg, Germany Fabrik
April 13 Münster, Germany Skaters Palace
April 14 Amsterdam, Netherlands Melkweg
April 16 Cologne, Germany Live Music Hall
April 18 Besancon, France La Rodia
April 20 Barcelona, Spain Razzmatazz
April 21 Madrid, Spain Sala La Riviera
April 22 Lisbon, Portugal Coliseum
April 23 Santiago, Spain Sala Capitol
April 25 Bordeaux, France La Krakatoa
April 26 Paris, France Olympia
April 27 Antwerp, Belgium Trix
April 28 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Den Atelier
April 30 Blandford Forum, UK Teddy Rocks Festival

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