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Japanese punk vets Ultra Bide releasing LP on Alternative Tentacles, kicking off first North American tour in 15 years

Ultra Bide

Japanese punk band Ultra Bidé formed back in 1978, and have been churning out a mix of caustic noise rock, art punk, and post-hardcore ever since. Though they’ve been quiet as of late, the band are now fully back in action. Next week (10/15), they’ll release DNA vs DNA-c, their first new album in over a decade, on Jello Biafra’s venerable punk label Alternative Tentacles (Unsane, Subhumans), and they’re about to kick off their first North American tour in 15 years. The tour begins in NYC TONIGHT (10/9) at Death by Audio with another long-running band,Controlled Bleeding, and bbigpigg, and and it returns to NYC on October 26 at Cake Shop with Paint Fumes and White Collar Crime. No advance tickets for either show.

All tour dates are listed, along with some classic song streams and a teaser video for the tour, below…

Ultra Bide – “Mushi”

Ultra Bide – “Get High”

Ultra Bide – 2013 USA/Canada Tour Teaser

Ultra Bide — 2013 Tour Dates
2013 10/9 (Wed) at Death By Audio Brooklyn, NY
2013 10/10 (Thu) at El N Gee Club New London, CT
2013 10/11 (Fri) at Flywheel East Hampton, MA
2013 10/12 (Sat) at Midway Café Jamaica Plain, MA
2013 10/13 (Sun) at The City Belle Pub Belleville, ONT CANADA with SNFU
2013 10/14 (Mon) Van Gogh’s Ear Guelph, ONT CANADA with SNFU
2013 10/15 (Tue) at Call The Office London, ONT CANADA
2013 10/16 (Wed) TBA Toronto, ONT CANADA
2013 10/17 (Thu) at Café Chaos Montreal, QUE CANADA
2013 10/18 (Fri) at Khyber Pass Philadelphia, PA
2013 10/19 (Sat) at The Saint Asbury Park, NJ
2013 10/21 (Mon) at Metro Gallery Baltimore, MD
2013 10/22 (Tue) at Black Cat (Backstage) Washington, DC
2013 10/23 (Wed) at Strange Matter Richmond, VA
2013 10/24 (Thu) at Bernie’s Distillery Columbus, OH
2013 10/25 (Fri) at Garfield Artworks Pittsburgh, PA
2013 10/26 (Sat) at Cake Shop New York, NY
2013 10/31 (Thu) at Hemlock Tavern San Francisco, CA
2013 11/1 (Fri) at Eli’s Mile High Club Oakland, CA
2013 11/2 (Sat) at The Blue Lagoon Santa Cruz, CA

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