Canadian rock crew Monster Truck has unveiled their new single and music video, “Golden Woman.” The timing is solid as it’s just ahead of the band’s main stage performance at this weekend’s Download Festival. The song is to be the lead single from the group’s forthcoming studio recording for new label BMG.

Bassist and lead singer Jon Harvey comments on the song:

“The idea for ‘Golden Woman’ came one afternoon as I was fiddling around on a kid’s guitar my father had bought my son. He got it at some garage sale and thought it perfect for little hands. I ended up picking it up, putting the strap over my head, and walking around with it all afternoon playing the main riff, and slowly crafting an arrangement. Jer and I then fine-tuned the song, and voila! Inspiration comes from anywhere and everywhere.

“The lyrics were born of my own personal experience with my partner, Simara. She saved me during a very rough time, and I am forever grateful for her, and the mystical revelations that only love can bring. Her hair colour is naturally blonde, so the title of the song is, like all Monster Truck songs, very literal.”

In other news, MT also confirms a twelve-date headlining UK tour after their Download appearance. Tickets go on sale at 10 am on Friday, June 10th at this link.

Harvey says of the tour news:

“HOLY SHIT IS IT EVER GREAT TO ANNOUNCE A TOUR IN THE UK! Beyond excited to rip around with our incredible support THOSE DAMN CROWS and party hard in all these amazing cities. Expect a dirty, intense, rock n roll fury machine when this mammoth tour rolls into your town. BE THERE OR REGRET IT!”

UK Tour Dates:

Sept 29th – Dover – The Booking Hall
Sept 30th – Wolverhampton – Steel Mill
Oct 2nd – Oxford – O2 Academy
Oct 5th – Manchester – O2 Ritz
Oct 6th – Glasgow – Garage
Oct 7th – Newcastle – Riverside
Oct 10th – Cambridge – Junction
Oct 11th – London – Shepherds Bush Empire
Oct 12th – Brighton – Concorde 2
Oct 15th – Cardiff – Great Hall
Oct 16th – Sheffield – Corporation
Oct 17th – Nottingham – Rock City

Artwork for the single “Golden Woman” by Monster Truck
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