My other favorite contemporary Minneapolis export (in good company with Dillinger Four, Off With Their Heads, The Soviettes and That God Damn Du Wop Band) – The Slow Death – are going on tour! This is Jesse Thorson’s new band (of The Falling Angels) along with Mikey Erg and some other rocken rockers.
First, here’s a final preview page from Mitch Clem’s upcoming comic book, Turnstile Comix #1, staring The Slow Death:
We are receiving the comic books this week on Friday and mailing em all next week along with the band’s new 7" EP, go to our “store” website to hear a song and order it if you want.
Here are the tour dates!
Friday May 13: Madison Wisconsin @ The Wisco w/ The Transgressions & The Turkletons
Saturday May 14: Chicago, IL @ Lucky Gator Loft w/ The Transgressions & Brickfight
Sunday May 15: Lansing, MI @ GTG House w/ Cartridge Family
Monday May 16: Ft. Wayne, IN @ The Brass Rail
Tuesday May 17: Dayton, OH: house-show (ask someone on facebook or some shit)
Wednesday May 18: Cincinnati, OH @ Goetz Alley w/ In Defence!
Thursday May 19: St. Louis, MO @ Warehousebar
Friday May 20: Normal, IL @ Firehouse Pizza and Pub
Saturday May 21 Sheboygan, WI @ Speakeasy w/ jetty boys
Sunday May 22: Eau Claire, WI @ Nate’s Dungeon
And if you pre-order (just a few days left!) your EP comes with this hand-screened bookmark! No bookmarks for anyone else, pre-orders only:
-Avi @ Silver Sprocket
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