Jello Biafra at Coachella 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

Former Dead Kennedy Jello Biafra and his current band The Guantanamo School of Medicine will be heading out on a North American tour this year with Detroit hardcore vets Negative Approach, whose current lineup has been active longer than the band's initial run in the '80s. That tour hits NYC on June 27 at Highline Ballroom. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

Jello also just participated in Fuse's "Cratediggers" video series where musicians talk about -- and show off -- their record collections. As you might expect, he's got a lot of vinyl but some of the things he really digs might surprise you. (He's also still mad at Tipper Gore.) It's nearly 30 minutes over two parts, but the videos are funny, insightful and inspiring. Watch it below.

Meanwhile, the current incarnation of the Dead Kennedys (East Bay Ray, D.H. Peligro, Klaus Flouride and Ron "Skip" Greer) are also touring this June and hitting NYC on June 19 at Irving Plaza. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (4/25) at noon. All of their dates are listed below too.


Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine - "California Uber Alles" in 2011

Jello Biafra and the Guantamo School of Medicine - "Holiday in Cambodia" in 2011

Negative Approach at Punk Island 2010

Jello Biafra - "Cratediggers" Pt 1

Jello Biafra - "Cratediggers" Pt 2

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine -- 2014 Tour Dates
04/23/2014 Le 104 Paris, France
04/24/2014 Le 106 Rouen, France
04/25/2014 La Carène Brest, France
04/26/2014 Rock School Barbey Bordeaux, France
04/29/2014 Le Bikini Ramonville St Agne, France
04/30/2014 La Sirene La Rochelle, France
05/02/2014 Sedel Luzern, Switzerland
05/03/2014 Zenith Munich, Germany MONSTER BASH FESTIVAL 2014
05/04/2014 Schlachthof Wiesbaden, Germany w/NOFX
06/14/2014 Reggie's Rock Club Chicago, IL *
06/15/2014 Magic Stick Detroit, MI *
06/16/2014 Call The Office London, ONT, Canada *
06/17/2014 Opera House Toronto, ONT, Canada *
06/20/2014 Lost Horizon Syracuse, NY *
06/21/2014 Pearl Street Northampton, MA w/Rough Francis
06/22/2014 Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA *, Disaster Strikes
06/24/2014 The Chance Poughkeepsie, NY *
06/25/2014 Asbury Lanes Asbury Park, NJ *
06/27/2014 Highline Ballroom New York City, NY *
06/28/2014 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA *
06/29/2014 The Ottobar Baltimore, MD *
06/30/2014 Mr. Small's Theater Pittsburgh, PA *
07/02/2014 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH *

* - w/ Negative Approach


Dead Kennedys -- 2014 Tour Dates
Tues. June, 17th, 2014 Washington, DC Howard Theatre
Wed. June, 18th, 2014 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts
Thurs. June, 19th, 2014 New York, NY Irving Plaza
Sat. June, 21st, 2014 Montbello, QC Amnesia Rockfest
Mon. June, 23rd, 2014 Toronto, ON Lees Palace
Tues. June, 24th, 2014 Detroit, MI St Andrews
Thurs. June, 26th, 2014 Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge

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