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The Queers “Back to the Basement” Stream / Tour

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Queers Release “Back to the Basement” via Asian Man Records on November 16th

Complete Album Stream Featured On Stereokiller.com This Week,

Four Months of US and Canadian Tour Dates Announced
 
The Queers are back with a brand new studio album titled Back to the Basement. Recorded in Atlanta, this release offers up thirteen tracks of blistering punk rock. Joe Queer says, “Ben Weasel sequenced it, HogLog Rehab was on drums, Dangerous Dave on bass, and I was on guitar and mean vocals. We recorded it in about 23 hours from start to finish. That included writing a few songs in the vocal booth when we took a coffee break.”

Since 1982, the QUEERS have been paving the way for the RAMONES style pop punk bands across the globe. This new album will continue their legacy as one of the pioneers of this genre. 

Mike Park of Asian Man Records states, “Back to the Basement sounds like a follow up to Love Songs for the Retarded era QUEERS.”

Joe says: “Back to the Basement is the best album we’ve done since I was on speedballs many years ago. It has songs about titfucking and knowing GG Allin. It’s an instant classic, plus it’s kind of catchy in places. We broke out Black Flag Damaged and listened to that and TV Party and wrote this album. The cd version includes White Minority by Black Flag actually. Stuff that in your pipe and smoke it you hipster punks.”

Streaming: http://www.stereokiller.com/TheQueers

Purchase Digital: http://amzn.to/thequeers

Purchase CD: http://bit.ly/TheQueersCD

Website: http://www.myspace.com/thequeers

Label: http://www.asianmanrecords.com/

———————————————TOUR DATES———————————————–
November
16 – San Antonio – Korova (107 E Martin) 8:00 – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $14 door
17 – Austin – Red Seven (611 E. 7th St.) 9:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
18 – Denton – The Boiler Room (101 West Hickory) – 9:00 – 18+ – $10 adv/ $10 door
19 – Oklahoma City – The Conservatory (8911 N. Western Ave.) 7:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
20 – Albuquerque – Launchpad (618 Central SW) 8:00 – 21+ – $10 adv/ $10 door
21 – Tempe – Chaser’s (8005 East Roosevelt) 7:00 – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $12 door
22 – Las Vegas – The Dive Bar (3035 E TROPICANA, SUITE) 9:00 – 21+ – $0.00
23 – San Diego – Casbah (2501 Kettner) 8:30 -21+ – $12 adv/ $12 door
24 – Victorville – Victorville Events Center (15440 7th St.) 6:30 – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $12 door
26 – Los Angeles – Troubadour (9081 Santa Monica Blvd.) 8:30    – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $14 door
27 – San Francisco – Bottom of the Hill (1233 17th Street) 8:00    – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $12 door
28 – Santa Cruz – Blue Lagoon (923 Pacific Ave) 8:00 – 21+ – $10 adv/ $12 door
29 – Stockton – The Plea For Peace Center (630 E Weber Ave.)    6:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $10 door
30 – Sacramento – The Blue Lamp – (1400 Alhambra) 8:00 – 21+ -$10 adv/ $10 door

December
1 – Portland – Dante’s (1SW 3rd Ave) 8:30 -ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $14 door
2 – Vancouver – Red Room (398 Richards St.) 7:30 – 19+ – $15 adv/ $15 door
3 – Seattle – El Corazon (109 E. Lake Blvd.) 7:00 – ALL AGES -    $12 adv/ $14 door
4 – Spokane – Cretin Hop (1317 N Howard St.) 5:00 – ALL AGES – $12 adv/ $15 door
5 – Billings – Rallyard (2526 Montana Ave) 8:00 – 18+    – $10 adv/ $12 door
7 – Denver – Marquis Theatre (2009 Larimer Street) 7:30 – ALL AGES    – $10 adv/ $12 door
8 – Omaha – Slowdown (729 N 14th St) 7:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
9 – Minneapolis – Triple Rock Social Club (629 Cedar Ave South) 8:00 – 18+ – $10 adv/ $12 door
10 – Madison – The Frequency (121 W. Main) 8:00 – 18+ – $12 adv/ $15 door
11 – Chicago – Reggie’s Rock Club (2109 S. State St.) 6:00 – ALL AGES – $13 adv/ $15 door
12 – Hamtramck – Smalls (10339 Conant) 8:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
14 – Cleveland – Grog Shop (2785 Euclid Hts. Blvd) 8:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
15 – Newport – Southgate House (24 East Third St.) 7:30 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $13 door
16 – St. Louis – Firebird (2706 Olive St) 7:30 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
17 – Paducah – Twilight Tea and Coffee (1304 Lone Oak Rd.) 6:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $10 door
18 – Birmingham – The Nick (2514 10th Avenue South) 9:00 – 21+ – $8 adv/ $10 door

January
13 – Tampa – Orpheum (1902 Republica Du Cuba) 7:00 – ALL AGES -    $12 adv/ $12 door
14 – Orlando – The Social (54 North Orange Avenue) 8:00 – ALL AGES – $9.75 adv/ $11.75 door
15 – Miami – Churchills Pub (5501 NE 2nd Ave) 8:00 – 18+ – $12 adv/ $13 door
16 – Jacksonville – Jackrabbits (1528 Hendricks Ave) 8:00- ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $15 door
18 – Richmond – The Camel (1621 W. Broad St.) 8:00 – ALL AGES -    $10 door
19 – Washington, DC – Black Cat (1811 14t St NW) 8:30 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
20 – Philadelphia – The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave) 6:30 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
21 – Hoboken – Maxwells (1309 Washington St.) 5:30 – ALL AGES -    $12 adv/ $14 door
22 – New York – Mercury Lounge (217 E Houston St.) 7:00 – 21+ – $15 adv/ $15 door
23 – Cambridge – TT The Bears (10 Brookline St.) 8:30 – 18+ – $13 adv/ $13 door
24 – Portland – Geno’s Rock Club (625 Congress) 9:00 – 21+ – $8 door
26 – Quebec – L’agitee Ville de Quebec (251 Dorchester)    7:00 – 18+ – $15 adv/ $15 door
27 – Ottawa – Maverick’s (211 Rideau St.) 8:00 – 19+    – $13 adv/ $15 door
28 – Toronto – Horseshoe (370 Queen Street West) 9:00 – 19+ – $13.30 adv/ $15.50 door
29 – London – Call The Office (216 York St.) 8:00 – ALL AGES -    $12 adv/ $14 door
30 – Buffalo – The Mohawk Place (47 E Mohawk Place) 7:00 – 16+ – $10 adv/ $12 door

Febuary
1 – Toledo – Frankie’s (308 Main St.) 9:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
2 – Columbus – Bernie’s Distillery (1896 N High St.) 8:00 – ALL AGES – $10 adv/ $12 door
3 – Huntington – Shamrocks Irish Pub (2050 3rd Ave.) 8:00 – 18+ – $8 adv/ $10 door
4 – Asheville – The Get Down (1045 Haywood Rd.) 8:00 – 21+ – $10 adv/ $10 door
5 – Atlanta – Star Community Bar (437 Moreland Avenue) 9:00 – 21+ – $10 adv/ 10 door

Fat Wreck Chords – Cobra Skulls New EP, Free MP3s, Tour Dates, New Release And More!

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

From Fat Wreck Chord’s latest press release….. 

Smoke or Fire, The Speakeasy and Screeching Weasel, Television City Dream Reissue out now!Sweet Tuesday, it’s release day for Smoke Or Fire and Screeching Weasel. To celebrate, we’re giving away a track from each band!

First up, Smoke or Fire release The Speakeasy, their third full-length, recorded by Matt Allison at Atlas Studios. A member change welcomes Ryan Parrish (Darkest Hour), who lends his talent on drums, while this recording marks the first time Gwomper (AVAIL) was part of the writing process since he took over stewardship of bass duties two years ago. You can hear The Speakeasy in its entirety here. Download the new single “Monsters Among Us” here. The Speakeasy is available on CD, vinyl, and digitally. Click here to read a new review, compliments of Punknews and click here to enter a Smoke or Fire contest hosted by Interpunk!

Screeching Weasel release Television City Dream today and Ben Weasel posted a detailed piece about the reissue, which you can read by visiting his blog here! Curious to hear how this reissue was retooled? Click here to download “Speed of Mutation” and here to enter a contest. Additionally, you can order this release on CD, digitally or on vinyl by clicking here! Don’t delay as we’ve already sold out the first limited edition color, and have a limited amount pressed on a second color, which is going fast. Television City Dream had a full makeover: re-mix, re-mastering, and brand new art. Most intriguing is that there were 5 songs from the TVCD session that were not included with the original release, but they are now back where they belong, re-sequenced into a 20-song opus. Enjoy!

Cobra Skulls, Bringing The War Home EP out January 18th!

Cobra Skulls will release Bringing the War Home on January 18th. This 5 song EP is the band’s first offering on Fat and boasts cover art by world-renowned artist Martha Rosler. Cobra Skulls are currently on tour with Dead To Me and will join NOFX on their January run. Devin (singer/bassist) drops some heavy shit about the album below. Check it out.

“I’m very proud of our new 5-song EP, “Bringing the War Home”. I think the new songs are some of our best yet. They aren’t necessarily an indicator of what our next full-length will sound like as I wrote these songs year ago, but never got the chance to bring them to the band until a couple weeks before we recorded them in August. I think the most notable difference this recording is Luke’s drumming. We love our old drummer Chad who was amazing, but Luke’s got a different style all his own. He’s a ripper and we’re lucky to have him.
The title of the EP comes from an old protest slogan of the Vietnam War era and I think the phrase is just as meaningful today during our ongoing, illegal war in Iraq. It’s an obvious play off of “Bring the Troops Home”, but it has a few more meanings as well as the implication to bring our troops home. To some it may sound offensive, but in the instances of the Vietnam and Iraq wars it implies that if there were no troops there would be no war. It also refers to the fact that the war is taking our tax dollars that we could spend on building and maintaining health care, schools and a crumbling infrastructure. (It seems like barely any people, and few economists point to the fact that we are in an economical crisis mainly because of war spending.) We need to bring our troops and that war money home. “Bringing the War Home” also refers to how we are culturally isolated in the U.S. and increasingly distracted with technological gadgets and we have a war within our borders that we have exported over seas. We don’t witness the misfortunate repercussions of our war except for when our injured troops come home, battered, dismembered and many with PTSD.”

“I am extremely excited that world-renowned artist, Martha Rosler, allowed us to use her art for the EP. She has been highly influential in the art world for decades and received many awards for her art that has often focused on and been critical of war, media, housing, homelessness, transportation, and the female experience. Rosler’s pieces which we used for the EP are also critical of the way modern Americans go about our consumer-driven, materialistic and pampered lives. We are distracted and desensitized by vapid technological wonders that separate us from nature and each other while great suffering and real horror exist on this planet by which we are all connected. That’s a problem, a conflict and a war that we can’t keep ignoring and the only way we can change it is by first acknowledging it by brining it home where we are forced to deal with it.”

Check out the*Cobra Skulls* tour dates here!

NONE MORE BLACK, Icons and OLD MAN MARKLEY, For Better, For Worse out now!

NONE MORE BLACK Icons comes out today! We suggest you do yourself a huge favor and pick this up immediately. Not only is it a total shredder, but what other band has song titles that reference The Howard Stern Show. We just posted a second song and you can check out “I’m Warning You With Peace & Love” here. Get some free NMB stuff by entering this contest.

Old Man Markley’s 7” titled For Better, For Worse is out today and you can order it on vinyl or digitally via ITUNES by clicking here! This two song 7” features one original track off their upcoming full-length scheduled for early next year, as well as OMM covering a Screeching Weasel classic “The Science of Myth”. In case you missed it, you can get a taste of “For Better, For Worse” by clicking here! Also, don’t miss a chance to check out their amazing live show, dates below. You won’t know whether to pogo or do-si-do, we suggest both. We also highly suggest watching this video.

Fat Wreck Tour Dates

Banner Pilot
01/28/11 Madison, WI at The Frequency
01/29/11 Chicago, IL at Beat Kitchen

Bracket
11/26/10 San Rafael, CA at George’s Nightclub w/ Fabulous Flesh Weapons, Dixie Wrecked

Cobra Skulls
11/11/10 Escondido, CA at The Metaphor Cafe w/ Dead To Me, Tilwheel, Breaker One Niner
11/12/10 Fresno, CA at Chinatown Youth Center w/ Dead To Me
11/13/10 San Francisco, CA at Thee Parkside w/ Dead To Me
01/17/11 Tucson, AZ at Scrappy’s *
01/18/11 El Paso, TX at 2nd Floor Gallery *
01/20/11 Dallas, TX at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/21/11 San Antonio, TX at Backstage Live w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/22/11 Houston, TX at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/24/11 New Orleans, LA at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
01/25/11 Jacksonville, FL at Mavericks w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
01/27/11 Orlando, FL at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
01/28/11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Revolution w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
01/29/11 Gainesville, FL at 8 Seconds Nightclub and Bar w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
01/31/11 Myrtle Beach, SC at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
02/01/11 Atlanta, GA at Masquarade w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
02/03/11 Knoxville, TN at Valarium w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
02/04/11 Charlotte, NC at The Filmore w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
02/05/11 Norfolk, VA at Norva w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Old Man Markley
02/06/11 Fort Ashby, WV at St. Brosephy’s Cathedral w/ I Forget, The Christmas Lights, Perfect Future, Dogjaw
02/07/11 Baltimore, MD at Charm City Art Space
02/08/11 Philadelphia, PA at The Fire
02/09/11 Brooklyn, NY at Knitting Factory
02/10/11 Cleveland, OH at Beachland Tavern
02/11/11 Hamtramck, MI at Small’s
02/12/11 Chicago, IL at Beat Kitchen
02/13/11 Saint Louis, MO at Firebird
02/14/11 Kansas City, MO at Record Bar
 
Dead To Me
11/11/10 Escondido, CA at The Metaphor Cafe w/ Cobra Skulls, Tiltwheel, Breaker One Niner
11/12/10 Fresno, CA at Chinatown Youth Center w/ Cobra Skulls
11/13/10 San Francisco, CA at Thee Parkside w/ Cobra Skulls
04/23/11 Meerhout, Belgium at Groezrock Festival
04/24/11 London, UK at Underworld
04/25/11 London, UK at BBC Radio Show
04/26/11 Newcastle, UK at Trillians
04/27/11 Manchester, UK at Night & Day
04/28/11 Plymouth, UK at S. U. Illusion
04/29/11 Derby, UK at The Old Bell
04/30/11 Swansea, UK at Sin City
05/01/11 Bristol, UK at The Croft
05/03/11 Saarbrucken, Germany at Garage
05/05/11 Bremen, Germany at Treue
Descendents
12/17/10 Melbourne, Australia at Melbourne Showgrounds No Sleep Til Festival 2010
12/18/10 Sydney, Australia at The Entertainment Quarter Moore Park No Sleep Til Festival 2010
12/19/10 Brisbane, Australia at RNA Showgrounds No Sleep Til Festival 2010

The Flatliners
11/11/10 Omaha, NE at The Waiting Room w/ The Expendables, The Snips, C-Money
11/12/10 Columbia, MO at Mojo’s w/ The Expendables, The Snips, C-Money
11/14/10 Cleveland, OH at House Of Blues w/ The Expendables, The Snips, C-Money
11/16/10 Boston, MA at Paradise Rock Club w/ The Expendables, The Snips, C-Money
11/17/10 New York, NY at The Gramercy Theatre w/ The Expendables, James Brown’s Body, The Snips
11/18/10 Philadelphia, PA at Theatre of the Living Arts w/ The Expendables, James Brown’s Body, The Snips
11/19/10 Baltimore, MD at Sonar w/ The Expendables, James Brown’s Body, The Snips
11/20/10 Norfolk, VA at The Norva w/ The Expendables, James Brown’s Body, The Snips
12/09/10 Quebec City, Canada at L’Agitee w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/10/10 Ottawa, ON Canada at Maverick’s w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/11/10 Montreal, Canada at Underworld w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/13/10 Peterborough, ON Canada at The Red Dog w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/14/10 Barrie, ON Canada at The Mansion w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/15/10 Kitchener, ON Canada at The Schwaben w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/16/10 Hamilton, ON Canada at The Casbah w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/17/10 Toronto, ON Canada at Sneaky Dee’s w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/18/10 London, ON Canada at Call The Office w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
12/19/10 Toronto, ON Canada at Sneaky Dee’s w/ Fake Problems, The Menzingers, Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
 

The Lawrence Arms
11/12/10 Manchester, NH at Rocko’s w/ White Wives, AM Taxi
11/13/10 Allston , MA at Harper’s Ferry w/ White Wives, AM Taxi
11/14/10 Cambridge, MA at TT the Bear’s Place w/ White Wives, AM Taxi
 

Mad Caddies
02/26/11 Brisbane Qld, Australia at RNA Showgrounds
02/27/11 Sydney, Australia at Eastern Creek Raceway
03/04/11 Melbourne Vic, Australia at Showgrounds
03/05/11 Adelaide, Australia at Bonython Park
03/07/11 Perth, Australia at Steel Blue Oval
 
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
12/12/10 Perth, Australia at Arena Joondalup NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ NOFX
12/15/10 Adelaide, Australia at Adelaide Entertainment Centre NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ NOFX
12/17/10 Melbourne, Australia at Melbourne Showgrounds NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ NOFX
12/18/10 Sydney, Australia at Entertainment Quarter Hordern Pavilion NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ NOFX
12/19/10 Brisbane, Australia at RNA Showgrounds NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ NOFX
NOFX
12/10/10 Auckland, Australia at ASB Showgrounds NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL
12/12/10 Perth, Australia at Arena Joondalup NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
12/15/10 Adelaide, Australia at Adelaide Entertainment Centre NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
12/17/10 Melbourne, Australia at Melbourne Showgrounds NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
12/18/10 Sydney, Australia at Entertainment Quarter Hordern Pavilion NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
12/19/10 Brisbane, Australia at RNA Showgrounds NO SLEEP TIL FESTIVAL w/ Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
01/20/11 Dallas, TX at House of Blues w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/21/11 San Antonio, TX at Backstage Live w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/22/11 Houston, TX at House of Blues w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley, Latch Key Kids
01/24/11 New Orleans, LA at House of Blues w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
01/25/11 Jacksonville, FL at Mavericks w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
01/27/11 Orlando, FL at House of Blues w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
01/28/11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Revolution w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
01/29/11 Gainesville, FL at 8 Seconds Nightclub and Bar w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
01/31/11 Myrtle Beach, SC at House of Blues w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
02/01/11 Atlanta, GA at Masquarade w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
02/03/11 Knoxville, TN at Valarium w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
02/04/11 Charlotte, NC at The Filmore w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
02/05/11 Norfolk, VA at Norva w/ Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Old Man Markley
 

No Use For A Name
11/14/10 Tokyo, Japan at Harajyuku Astro Hall
11/15/10 Nagoya, Japan at Club Quattro
11/16/10 Osaka, Japan at Big Cat
11/18/10 Tokyo, Japan at Shibuya-AX
01/13/11 Aspen, CO at Belly Up, Aspen
01/14/11 Denver, CO at Larimer Lounge
01/15/11 Salt Lake City, UT at Club Sound
01/16/11 Las Vegas, NV at Hard Rock Cafe *
01/17/11 Tempe, AZ at Yucca Tap Room
01/18/11 West Hollywood, CA at Key Club
01/19/11 San Diego, CA at The Casbah
01/20/11 Santa Barbara, CA at Velvet Jones
01/21/11 San Francisco, CA at Thee Parkside
01/22/11 Sparks, NV at The Alley
 

Old Man Markley
01/20/11 Dallas, TX at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Latch Key Kids
01/21/11 San Antonio, TX at Backstage Live w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Latch Key Kids
01/22/11 Houston, TX at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls, Latch Key Kids
01/24/11 New Orleans, LA at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
01/25/11 Jacksonville, FL at Mavericks w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
01/27/11 Orlando, FL at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
01/28/11 Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Revolution w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
01/29/11 Gainesville, FL at 8 Seconds Nightclub and Bar w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
01/31/11 Myrtle Beach, SC at House of Blues w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
02/01/11 Atlanta, GA at Masquarade w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
02/03/11 Knoxville, TN at Valarium w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
02/04/11 Charlotte, NC at The Filmore w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
02/05/11 Norfolk, VA at Norva w/ NOFX, Bouncing Souls, Cobra Skulls
 

Pour Habit
11/14/10 Santa Barbara, CA at Velvet Jones *
11/17/10 Solana Beach, CA at Belly Up Tavern w/ Pepper
11/18/10 San Diego, CA at House of Blues w/ Pepper
11/19/10 San Diego, CA at House of Blues w/ Pepper
 

Strung Out
11/19/10 West Hollywood, CA at House of Blues 10 Year Anniversary of The Element Of Sonic Defiance
12/31/10 Tempe, AZ at Marquee Theatre w/ Authority Zero
Swingin’ Utters
11/12/10 Saarbrucken, Germany at Garage
11/14/10 Lindau, Germany at Club Vaudeville
11/15/10 Zurich, Switzerland at Dynamo
11/16/10 Milano, Italy at Magnolia
11/17/10 Gorizia, Italy at Pieffe Factory
11/18/10 Graz, Austria at Music House
11/19/10 Wien, Austria at Shelter
11/20/10 Dresden, Germany at Groovestation
11/22/10 Cottbus, Germany at Gladhouse
11/23/10 Hannover, Germany at Bei Chez Heinz
11/24/10 Copenhagen, Germany at Loppen
11/25/10 Hamburg, Germany at Hafenklang
11/26/10 Berlin, Germany at Clash
11/27/10 Arnhem, Netherlands at Willemeen
Teenage Bottlerocket
12/31/10 Fort Collins, CO at Hoodie’s Half Note

The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973 on DVD 11/23

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973 on DVD 11/23

Fascinating film examines the three men that changed music forever in the early 1970s.

By the second half of 1971 David Bowie was justifiably being branded a one-hit-wonder, Lou Reed was considered washed-up following a disastrous solo debut, and Iggy Pop was seen as merely a drug crazed ex-Stooge – the band having split the year before for reasons linked to his deepening habit. But a meeting of minds at the New York venue ‘Max’s Kansas City’ in that year’s closing months was the catalyst for an extraordinary turnaround of fortunes for these three musical geniuses, resulting in the most dramatic shift in musical style since the dawn of the rock age, fifteen years before.

This fascinating film investigates the era in which these brilliant, creative personalities worked most closely together. With the story told by those who were there at the time and via rare and classic film footage, plus recently discovered archive, seldom seen photographs and a host of other features, this programme reveals a time of incredible creativity, astonishing energy and a sublime chain of events that changed music forever.

Includes exclusive contributions from David’s ex-wife Angie Bowie; Andy Warhol’s Factory assistant Billy Name; MainMan Management vice president, Leee Black Childers; New York scenester Jayne [née Wayne] County and many others from the era in question.

News on The Brokedowns and Riot Fest with Red Scare!

Friday, September 17th, 2010

 From RED SCARE’S press release: 

The Brokedowns post new songs and tour dates!

We’ve been talkin’ up this record for a while and it’s time to deliver, kids.  The Brokedowns new album is entitled Species Bender and it’ll be available through digital retailers like iTunes and Amazon on September 7th and it’ll be in proper record stores on September 14th. 

What you need to know NOW is that they have posted two new songs over at The Brokedowns MySpace ( http://www.myspace.com/thebrokedowns). Soon-to-be-putrid-basement-classics like “Celebrity Death Panel” and “I’m A Ritual”.  Hits I tell ya!  We’re super, super stoked on this new record, so hopefully you’ll check out these new songs and be compelled to dance around like we do.  Close the curtains first though, cuz I’ve seen many of you dance.

In related news, The Brokedowns have also posted a string of dates around the album’s release, including a wild record release party at Ronny’s in Chicago.  You can learn about them and many other shows over in the tour dates section.

Read more: http://www.myspace.com/thebrokedowns#ixzz0zes2Rkro

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Riot Fest! 

On October 7th at Metro in Chicago, Red Scare (local Chicago label) will once again host it’s label showcase: The 5th Annual Red Oktoberfest.  This year they’re combining forces with Riot Fest to bring you a massive-good-times-party with the following bands: Propagandhi, Cobra Skulls, The Copyrights, The Brokedowns, Vultures United, and Brendan Kelly.