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USAISAMONSTER calls it quits – final 2009 dates (3 NY shows)

by Andrew Frisicano

USAISAMONSTER @ the 1896 (more by Lori Baily)
USAISAMONSTER

-founded in early 2000 by Tom Hohmann and Colin Langenus out of the ruins of Boston legends Bull Roarer

-spring 2000, 1st incarnation includes 7 people, releases self titled diy cdr, does 1 week south eastern usa tour, breaks up

-summer 2000, becomes 4 piece with Jeremy Harris and Adam Tabor, diy releases trippy yet wholesome cdr, weedblood cdr, and soul jerker 7″er, does 1 week north eastern USA tour, breaks up -[USAISAMONSTER’s web bio]

That’s how the USAISAMONSTER story starts on its website – nine years, several line-ups (see 2-person and 4-person incarnations below), and lots and lots of shows later, the band’s Myspace reports that USAISAMONSTER’s last show ever will happen May 9th at the Market Hotel (full line-up below).

Before that final gig, the band also has a monthlong European tour in April, and two other planned NYC shows: on March 25th, USAISAMONSTER will join Arabrot (Norway), Uke of Spaces (Maine), Caethua (Maine) and Weirding Module at Brooklyn’s Death By Audio. Then, on Thursday, April 2nd , USAISAMONSTER plays with Library is on Fire, Pterodactyl and Dj Scotty Karate at Glasslands Gallery.

All tour dates, a video from the band’s “Brooklyn vs. Baltimore” show appearance on January 30th, and a full three-song set from Brilliant Corners in Keene, NH (recorded on April 21st, 2007), below…

USAISAMONSTER @ The 1896, Brooklyn, NY – 1/30/09

USAISAMONSTER at Brilliant Corners Part 1

USAISAMONSTER at Brilliant Corners Part 2

USAISAMONSTER at Brilliant Corners Part 3

USAISAMONSTER at Brilliant Corners Part 4

From ToddP:

Saturday May 9th @ MARKET HOTEL
:: USAISAMONSTER LAST SHOW EVER
:: Awesome Color
:::: Juiceboxxx
:::::: Eloe Omoe
:::::::: Tunnel of Love
:::::::::: USA IS A MONSTER —– LAST SHOW EVER!!! usaisa performs at 10 pm!!!
:::::::::::: Bow Ribbons
:::::::::::::: Jason Crumer
:::::::::::::::: Animental
:::::::::::::::::: Hot Box
:::::::::::::::::::: Buck Gooter
:: dj Dre Skull
:: dj Shades spinning cassettes
:: come at 7 pm for curry dinner by A Prus Dumprings
| MARKET HOTEL |
1142 Myrtle Ave @ Bdwy | Bushwick, Bklyn
JMZ-Myrtle, L-Jefferson, G-Mrytle/Willoughby | 7pm | all ages | $tba
| MYSPACE |- http://myspace.com/markethotelnyc

USAISAMONSTER – 2009 Tour Dates
Mar 25 – death by audio – Brooklyn, New York
Apr 2 – glasslands – Brooklyn, New York
Apr 6 – occii – Amsterdam
Apr 7 – die friese – Bremen
Apr 8 – hafenklang – hamburg
Apr 9 – Alhambra – Oldenburg
Apr 10 – 1000 Fryd – aalborg
Apr 11 – lades – copenhagen
Apr 12 – az conni – dresden
Apr 13 – kafe kult – munich
Apr 14 – bad bonn – Dudingen
Apr 15 – hirscheneck – Basel
Apr 16 – thermos – ancona
Apr 17 – sinister noise – rome
Apr 18 – palmetta – Terni
Apr 19 – torchiera – milano
Apr 20 – sala be good – Barcelona
Apr 21 – siroco – Madrid
Apr 22 – galeria ZDB – Lisboa
Apr 23 – plano b – porto
Apr 24 – Basozelai – Basauri (Bizkaia)
Apr 25 – bola 8 – Gijon
Apr 26 – Gaztetxe De Getaria – Getaria
Apr 28 – Cluricaume – Poitiers
Apr 29 – Instants Chavires – Paris
Apr 30 – Les Trinitaires – Metz
May 1 – 4Ecluses – Dunkerque
May 3 – 113 Dalston Lane – london
May 9 – Market Hotel – Brooklyn, New York

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