Japan’s Forward prepping reissues. schedules more dates; D-Clone adds more shows to tour
Forward at Chaos in Tejas 2006 photo by Jack Barfield
Japanese hardcore greats Forward will hit the road for a string of West Coast/Southwest dates in the days following their appearance at Chaos in Tejas. The crew, which contains ex and current members of Insane Youth, Deathside and Smash Detox, is preparing two reissues and a new 7″ via Prank Records (home of that debut Smash Detox 7″); Look for 2000’s Just Go Forward To Death and the What’s The Meaning of Love singles collection just in time for their appearance at Chaos. All dates are listed below.
In semi-related news, the previously discussed D-Clone tour routing has been revealed and it includes a SECOND NYC stop a few days after the October 6th Acheron show. Though no venue has been revealed, they’ll play somewhere in NY on October 11th with Perdition and Nomad. All tour dates and some video below….
FORWARD – Live @ Chaos in Tejas – 5/20/06
FORWARD – What’s the Meaning of Love?
FORWARD @PUNKS WERE MADE BEFORE SOUNDS – Ueno, Tokyo.
FORWARD – 2012 TOUR DATES
May 29th Denton,TX at Rubber Gloves 411 East Sycamore Street w/ Wild//Tribe
May 30th Houston,TX at Walter’s on Washington 4215 Washington Houston, TX 77008 w/ Warrior Kids,Mauser,Hoax and Wild//Tribe
May 31st Chaos in Tejas FORWARD @ After Party @ Broken Neck W/ RITUALS ( ex-WB2D)
June 1st Chaos in Tejas FORWARD @ MOHAWK W/ DROPDEAD, MUNICIPAL WASTE
June 2nd Chaos in Tejas
June 3rd Chaos in Tejas
June 4th Las Cruces,NM at the Trainyard w/ No Statik
June 5th Phoenix,AZ at the Inner City Youth Center 17 S. 32nd St. w/ No Statik,Napalm Raid and the Avon Ladies
June 6th Long Beach,CA at Dipiazzas 5205 E Pacific Coast Hwy. Long Beach, CA 90804 w/ No Statik,Zoloa,Kruel and Trench Rot
June 7th Pomona,CA at Aladdin Jr w/ No Statik
June 8th San Francisco,CA at the Knockout 3233 Mission Street w/ No Statik
June 9th Berkley,CA at 924 Gilman St w/ Ghoul
June 10th Sacramento,CA at Casa De Chaos (firstname.lastname@example.org for info)
June 11th Arcata,CA at the Big Tree
June 12th Portland,OR at T.B.A.
June 13th Olympia,WA at T.B.A.
June 14th Seattle,WA at the Morgue w/ Appalachian Terror Unit
June 15th Portland,OR at the Know w/ Deathraid and Napalm Raid
D-CLONE – 2012 TOUR DATES
October 3 – GAINESVILLE w/MAUSER, ZATSUON, more
October 4 – MIAMI w/MAUSER, ZATSUON, more
October 5 – off
October 6 – Brooklyn, Acheron w/ZATSUON, DEAD REICH, SAD BOYS, CRAZY SPIRIT, ASPECTS OF WAR
October 7 – PHILLY w/ZATSUON, more
October 8 – PITTSBURGH w/ZATSUON, more
October 9 – RVA w/MAUSER, ZATSUON, more
October 10 – BALTIMORE w/ZATSUON, more
October 11 – NYC w/PERDITION, NOMAD, more
October 12 – BOSTON w/PERDITION, more
October 13 – MONTREAL w/PERDITION, more