Killing Joke announce singles compilation, North American tour (dates)
by Fred Pessaro // BBG
Killing Joke at Irving Plaza, December 2010 (more by Greg Cristman)
“Considering it’s supposed to be the end of the world in a short time, it gives me great pleasure to announce a new singles album with some real rarities on it, shortly followed by a new studio recording. The book ‘Letters From Cythera’ is coming out, and yes, gigs are starting in March. Have a great 2012 and fuck the Mayans! After all, their calendar didn’t predict their own demise…” – Jaz Coleman
Exciting news to hear that Killing Joke will not only welcome a new album (late 2013), but that the legendary band will celebrate 35 years with THE SINGLES COLLECTION 1979-2012 on April 15, 2013!
And the hits keep on coming! Killing Joke have announced a new set of dates as well that include a stop at Irving Plaza on April 19. Ticketing information is on the way. All dates are listed below.
In other news, the previously discussed Killing Joke documentary scheduled for 2012 has been pushed to 2013.
Killing Joke released MMXII this year, surely one of my favorites of 2012. Stream it below alongside the list of all tour dates.
KILLING JOKE – 2013 TOUR DATES
03-15 Hammerfest Wales
03-16 HMV Forum London
03-18 Trix Antwerp, Belgium
03-20 Bataclan Paris
04-19 Irving Plaza New York
04-23 Cafe Campus Montreal PQ
04-24 Lee’s Palace Toronto ONT
04-26 Empty Bottle Chicago IL
04-27 Empty Bottle Chicago IL
04-30 Neumos Seattle WA
05-01 Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver, BC
05-03 Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
05-04 Brick By Brick San Diego, CA
05-05 Henry Fonda LA