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by Andrew Sacher
Alkaline Trio have announced that they'll play their entire eight-album discography across four nights in LA, Chicago, and NYC each this fall. The NYC shows will happen on October 21, 22, 23 & 24 at Music Hall of Williamsburg, a much smaller space than their last NYC show. Tickets for those shows go on sale Thursday (6/19) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (6/18) at noon. All dates, including Riot Fest Toronto, are listed below.
Though they're not telling you which albums are which night, it should be a fun thing whichever one you're at, especially in this relatively intimate location. The band never really got bad (repetitive at worst), but I'd have my fingers crossed to hopefully end up catching one of the first three, Goddamnit (1998), Maybe I'll Catch Fire (2000), or From Here to Infirmary (2001). They're all real gems of lyrically grim melodic punk that was too moody and minor key to fit in with the pop punk boom of that era. And there's still not too much out there that sounds like them.
Stream some old favorites, along with the list of tour dates, below...
Alkaline Trio - "Madame Me"
Alkaline Trio - "Nose Over Tail"
Alkaline Trio - "Private Eye"
Alkaline Trio -- 2014 Tour Dates
Sep 06 Toronto, ON - Riot Fest
Oct 09 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 10 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 11 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 12 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
Oct 16 Chicago, IL - Metro
Oct 17 Chicago, IL - Metro
Oct 18 Chicago, IL - Metro
Oct 19 Chicago, IL - Metro
Oct 21 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oct 22 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oct 23 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oct 24 Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg