Soul Asylum - Delmar Hall - St. Louis, MO - 10.21.24

The Slowly But Shirley Tour

Soul Asylum

with The Juliana Hatfield Three

About Soul Asylum

Since the ’80s, Soul Asylum have been one of the most inspiring and hardworking bands in the rock scene, a group known for their raucous but emphatic combination of punk energy, guitarfueled firepower, and songs that range from aggression to heartfelt.

Initially known as Loud Fast Rules, the band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, when frontman Dave Pirner was still in high school, and quickly became part of the celebrated Minneapolis music scene along with such cohorts as The Replacements and Hüsker Dü.

They entered the major-label world with 1988’s Hang Time, and shortly after released And the Horse They Rode In On. The Minneapolis band broke through commercially with the doubleplatinum 1992 album Grave Dancers Union. The full-length earned steady alternative radio and MTV airplay on the strength of the Billboard Hot 100 Top 5 hit “Runaway Train,” which won the Grammy for Best Rock Song, and the #1 Modern Rock smash “Somebody to Shove,” as well as “Black Gold.” The band also played at the MTV Inaugural Ball for President Bill Clinton, and performed at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opening concert with Lou Reed and Iggy Pop.

Soul Asylum continued to enjoy mainstream success with their next album, 1995’s platinum-certified Let Your...

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