by Black Bubblegum

108 in South America, (GaryGo)

108, Krishna-hardcore royalty, have announced a short US tour including a date at Santos Party House on April 25th with Have Heart, Cold World, Title Fight, Soul Control & I Rise. Pulling Teeth, Lewd Acts, & Skin Like Iron will accompany the band on the Westside, while the east gets Soul Control & I Rise.

108 is working on material for a new EP, their first release since their 2007 "reunion" album A New Beat From A Dead Heart on Deathwish. The band recently added former Quicksand/Burn/Seaweed drummer Alan Cage to their ranks, and now 108 in 2009 looks like this:

Robert Fish/Rasaraja: Vocals (Ressurection)
Vic Dicara: Guitar, Vocals (Burn, Inside Out)
Trivikrama dasa (Tim Cohen): Bass
Alan Cage: Drums (Quicksand, Burn, Seaweed)

Pulling Teeth won't be in NYC for the 108 show, but will be in town on March 27th as part of their tour with with Converge, Genghis Tron, Coliseum, Rise and Fall, and Ceremony (Europa tix here). They've also added a date at ABC No Rio with Starkweather and Amenra on Feb 28th, according to their myspace. Pulling Teeth's new record, Paranoid Delusions | Paradise Illusions, is due via Deathwish on Mar 31st. Check out the teaser here.

One of those Pulling Teeth/Converge/Rise & Fall/Ceremony shows is more than just a date in Richmond; It is part of the two day United Blood Festival of hardcore galore. Full lineup below.

Amenra will team up with Zoroaster and A Storm of Light to attack Europa on Feb 15th. Tickets are still available.

All tour dates below...

United Blood Festival 2009

March 27th and 28th

10 Walnut Alley
Richmond VA

Bad Seed
Bitter End
Cold World
Cro Mags
Cruel Hand
Have Heart
Mind Eraser
Mother of Mercy
Reign Supreme
Rise and Fall
Strength for a Reason
Title Fight
Trapped Under Ice
Trash Talk
War Hungry
+ a couple more announced shortly

108 - 2009 TOUR DATES
4/17 San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe*
4/18 Riverside, CA @ SOS Project*
4/19 Berkeley, CA @ Gilman*
4/20 Portland OR @ TBA*
4/21 Vancouver, BC @ Sweat Shop*
4/22 Seattle, WA @ Vera Project*
4/24 Boston, MA @ ICC w/ Soul Control, I Rise**
4/25 New York, NY @ Santos Party House***
4/26 Doylestown, PA @ Moose Lodge**
4/27 Baltimore, MD @ Talking Head**
4/28 Pittsburgh, PA @ Roboto Project**
4/29 Toronto, ON @ Adrift Clubhouse**
4/30 Romeo, MI @ Static Age**
5/1 Cincinnati, OH @ Warsaw Arena**
5/2 Chicago, IL @ Metro (Burning Fight Book Release)
5/3 Chicago, IL @ Metro (Burning Fight Book Release)

* w/ Pulling Teeth, Lewd Acts, Skin Like Iron
** w/ Soul Control, I Rise
*** w/ Soul Control, I Rise, Have Heart, Cold World, Title Fight

February, 25 2009 Talking Head Baltimore, Maryland*
February, 28 2009 ABC No Rio, New York, NY**
March, 1 2009 The Moose, Doylestown, Pennsylvania***
March, 20 2009 08:00 PM - The Ottobar, Baltimore, Maryland
March, 21 2009 The Stelton Church
March, 23 2009 ICC Church, Allston, Massachusetts^
March, 24 2009 Mohawk Place, Buffalo, New York^
March, 25 2009 Grog Shop, Cleveland, Ohio^
March, 26 2009 Championship Records, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania ^
March, 27 2009 Europa, Brooklyn, New York^
March, 28 2009 United Blood Festival, Richmond, Virginia
March, 29 2009 First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania^

* w/ Misery Index, Amenra, Zoroaster and Pala
** w/ Starkweather, Amenra, Hipster Holocaust, Inswarm
*** w/ Ringworm, Have Heart, Mother Of Mercy, My Luck, Mongoloids, Time's Up, Rival Mob
^ w/ Converge, Ceremony, Coliseum + Rise And Fall

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