Descendents announce fall tour dates

It’s been a week since the Descendents came back in full force and it looks like they have no plans on slowing down. On Wednesday (June 15), the punk legends announced that they will be hitting the road in support of their upcoming new album, Hypercaffium Spazzinate. The fall tour will kick-off with an appearance at Riot Fest Denver during the weekend of Sept. 2-5. After taking a week or so off, the tour will kick into high gear on Sept. 19 with a show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN which will be followed with an appearance at Riot Fest Chicago during the weekend of Sept. 16-18. The sporadically scheduled tour will come to a close on Nov. 12 at the Roseland Theater in Portland, OR.

Joining the punk band on their tour will be Modern Baseball, Beach Slang, Fucked Up, and Bully. The four groups will take turns opening up for the band during the excursion. The complete list of tour dates can be seen below.


09/02-05 – Denver, CO @ Riot Fest Denver
09/15 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
09/16-18 – Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/22 – San Diego, CA @ SOMA
09/24 – Pozo, CA @ Picnic in Pozo
09/29 – San Francisco, CA @ Warfield Theatre *
10/01 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium *
10/06 – Boston, MA @ The Royale +
10/08 – New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater #
10/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory #
10/15 – Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore #
11/09-10 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre ^
11/12 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater ^

* = w/ Modern Baseball
+ = w/ Beach Slang
# = w/ Fucked Up
^ = w/ Bully

The Descendents fall tour is in support of Hypercaffium Spazzinate which is set to be released on July 29 through Epitaph Records. Last week the group confirmed the release of the new album and even unveiled the first single from the record “Victim of Me.” Hypercaffium Spazzinate is the long-awaited follow-up to 2004’s Cool to Be You.

Lame-O Records to Release Six-Way Split for Charity

The holidays may be over, but that does not mean that the giving spirit should be put away until next year.

Lame-O Records just announced that they have teamed up with several bands to release a six-way split. All the proceeds from Strength in Weakness will go directly to benefit the United Cerebral Palsy organization.

The record will feature tracks from Modern Baseball, Beach Slang, Marietta, the Weaks, Hurry, and Spraynard.

In a statement about the decision to do this, Lame-O Records writes:

“Strength in Weakness, Lame-O Records hopes to give back to the community we love so much. The proceeds will be donated to both the local Philadelphia chapter of United Cerebral Palsy and the national branch. With all the good that has come to us over these first two years of existence, and all of the amazing bands and people we have gotten a chance to meet and work with, we are thrilled by the opportunity to contribute to something bigger than ourselves. Learn more about UCP at the link below and thank you ro everyone who helped make this happen, and to all of you who donated.”

Strength in Weakness will be available physically and digitally on Feb. 3 with the label announcing they will be selling only 500 copies of the vinyl version of it. Pre-orders for the physical and digital copies can be order now over at Lame-O’s Bandcamp, while the vinyl pre-order will go up on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at Noon (EST).