"Seems like ages since we’ve properly toured and we couldn’t be more excited to get back out and play for the best fans a band could ask for," says singer/guitarist Matt Skiba. "If people are half as psyched as we are then it’s gonna be a party!"
The stacked Riot Fest also includes Blondie, Interpol, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, Bad Religion, The Wonder Years, Cat Power, Hot Snakes, Johnny Marr, Superchunk, Dillinger Four, Piebald, and more.
Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle reunited as The Original Misfits once again, for Los Angeles and Las Vegas shows, after playing together for the first time since 1983 at Riot Fest 2016. Like at Riot Fest, they were joined at last week's shows with original Slayer (and current Dead Cross) drummer Dave Lombardo...
The Original Misfits -- aka the reunion of original Misfits members Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Dyle, who first reunited at Riot Fest 2016 -- recently announced an LA show for December, which they said would be their only show of 2017. That show sold out and it turns out they're actually playing one more: Las Vegas.
When We Were Young Festival kicked off its inaugural year with a Saturday headlined by Morrissey, and sets from AFI, Joyce Manor, The Get Up Kids, Alkaline Trio, Beach Fossils, David Bazan, Balance and Composure, and more.
Get Up Kids co-frontman Matt Pryor will release his new solo album Memento Mori on February 17 via Equal Vision/Rory Records. His last album, 2013's Wrist Slitter, sounded pretty similar to what he does in The Get Up Kids, but this is a twangier, folkier album, closer to Matt's music with The New Amsterdams...
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