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Iron Chic share “My Best Friend (Is A Nihilist)” off first LP for SideOneDummy

Iron Chic You Can't Stay Here

Iron Chic signed to SideOneDummy (home of PUP, Jeff Rosenstock, The ’59 Sound, and more) back in February 2016 and promised a new album for that fall. Fall came and went, then winter, then spring, and summer is almost over, and now Iron Chic have finally announced the followup to 2013’s great The Constant One (on Bridge 9). The new album is called You Can’t Stay Here and it drops on October 13 via their new label home (pre-order). The first single is “My Best Friend (Is A Nihilist),” which has Iron Chic doing what they do best. It’s raspy-voiced punk of the Hot Water Music variety, but with a melodic jangle in the background that you might expect from Gin Blossoms fans like Iron Chic. Watch the video below and keep an ear out for that classic Iron Chic moment where Jason Lubrano sings “I’ve been asleep for half my life but I’m awake now” just as the band comes bulldozing back in.

Iron Chic have tour dates coming up, including a run opening for Propagandhi, a run opening for The Movielife, and an appearance at The Fest.

The run with Propagandhi includes the Brooklyn show on October 20 at Warsaw (tickets). Before the tour starts and before the album is out, the Long Island band also have a headlining hometown show on September 19 at Amityville Music Hall. All dates are listed below.

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Iron Chic — 2017 Tour Dates
Tuesday September 19 — Amityville, NY — Amityville Music Hall

with Propagandhi:
Tuesday October 10 — London, ON — London Music Hall
Wednesday October 11 — Toronto, ON —Opera House
Thursday October 12 — Hamilton, ON — Absinthe (no Propagandhi)
Saturday October 14 — Ottawa, ON — Bronson Centre
Sunday October 15 — Montreal, QC — Club Soda
Monday October 16 — Burlington, VT — The Monkey House (no Propagandhi)
Tuesday October 17 — Washington, D.C. — Rock & Roll Hotel
Wednesday October 18 — Philadelphia, PA — Union Transfer
Friday October 20 — Brooklyn, NY — Warsaw
Saturday October 21 — Boston, MA — Middle East Club

with The Movielife:
Thursday October 26 — Richmond, VA — Strange Matter
Friday October 27 — Carrboro/Raleigh, NC — Cat’s Cradle (back room)
Saturday October 28 — Jacksonville, FL — 1904
Sunday October 29 — Gainesville, FL — The Fest
Monday October 30 — Atlanta, GA — The Masquerade

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