Irata, a North Carolina-based psych-rock trio, venture out on their first U.S. tour this November, kicking off the three week trek on Nov. 2 in Raleigh.

The band release Vultures, a five-song EP produced by Kylesa's Phillip Cope, on Nov. 6 via Pig08Pig/Silver Records. Cope has also produced releases from Baroness, Withered and Black Tusk. Vultures was recorded at The Jam Room in Columbia, S.C.

Irata is Jason Ward (drums, vocals) and Jon Case (bass, vocals). The band's touring guitar player is John Kimes.

Tour dates are:

Nov 2 - Raleigh, NC @ The Dive Bar
Nov 3 - Greensboro, NC @ Blind tiger
Nov 5 - New London, Conn @ 33
Nov 6 - Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
Nov 7 - New York City, NY @ Lit Lounge
Nov 8 - Phillidelphia PA @ Kung Fu Neck Tie
Nov 10 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
Nov 11 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ Sound Hole
Nov 13 - Atlanta, GA @ Smith's Olde bar
Nov 14 - Athens, Ga @ Little Kings
Nov 15 - Savannah, GA @ the Wormhole
Nov 16 - Columbia, SC @ Conundrum
Nov 17 - Wilmington, NC @ Orton