It’s been two years since Michigan’s own Taproot released their last album, ‘Our Long Road Home’, but the wait is finally over. ‘Plead the Fifth’, the band’s upcoming release, is scheduled to hit shelves on May 11, 2010. Out on Victory Records, this album proves to draw more from their debut, making it heavier and more aggressive, but holding tight to the melodic style they were once known for. Their first single, “Fractured (Everything I Said Was True)”, is available for streaming today on the band’s MySpace, as well as below.

Last weekend, the band filmed a music video for the single, which will make its online debut on Thursday, April 15th at Yahoo! Music. With today presenting opportunities for April Fool’s pranks, the label assures fans that the pre-order package of their new album, ‘Plead the Fifth’, and a brand new Taproot t-shirt is really available at for only $18.

Tour Dated (More dates to be announced soon):

04/29 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shopa
04/30 – Dayton, OH @ McGuffy’s
05/01 – Covington, KY @ Mad Hatter
05/02 – St Louis, MO @ Fubar
05/07 – Houma, LA @ City Club
05/08 – Jackson, MS @ Fire
05/12 – Raleigh, NC @ Volume 11
05/14 – Lancaster, PA @ The Chameleon Club
05/15 – New York, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
05/16 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
05/19 – Orono, ME @ Ultra Club
05/20 – Manchester, NH @ Rocko’s
05/22 – Mt. Clemens, MI @ The Hayloft
05/23 – Cleveland, OH @ Peabody’s
05/25 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
05/27 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Rock
05/28 – Chicago, IL @ Cubby Bear
05/29 – Appleton, WI @ Revolution
06/09 – Modesto, CA @ Fat Cat
06/12 – Las Vegas, NV @ Feelgood’s Rock Bar
06/24 – Louisville, KY @ Phoenix Hill Tavern

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