Boston post-hardcore turned indie rock vets Piebald have been reunited since 2016, but they haven't released new music since 2007 (not counting unearthed material from their initial run that came out alongside the reunion), but now they're finally back with new music for the first time in 12 years in the form of... a Christmas EP. It's called Piebald Presents To You, A Musical Christmas Adventure, it's due out this Friday (11/15) via Photo Finish Records, and it'll include three original Christmas songs, including the just-released "(All I Want For Christmas Is To) Rage With My Friends." It's in the long lineage of comedic Christmas songs, and it's got the obligatory sleigh bells, but it also sounds like Piebald and it's pretty exciting to hear new material from them again. It's fun, funny stuff, and you can listen below.

The band is also playing holiday shows in New England and touring with Dashboard Confessional in 2020. Here's what they say about the holiday EP and shows:

This whole sonic and photographic project escalated quickly, but it started from knowing that Christmas shows are happening again this coming winter season. We are hoping to make the most of those few shows and we thought making or covering a Christmas song or two would be a fun idea. As it turns out, we’re much more about making than we are about covering. Maybe you’re thinking, “This is weird of Piebald, who haven’t made new music since 2007 to musically rebirth themselves with a 3-song holiday release.” Well, our response to you is this, “You’re not wrong. However, we have never really done anything the right or proper way. Weirdly it’s just how we do things at camp Piebald.

All tour dates are listed below.


(All I Want For Christmas) Is To Rage With My Friends
The Rebellion Of Winter
Do Good Stuff

Piebald -- 2019/2020 Tour Dates
12/18 @ Great Scott in Boston, MA (SOLD OUT)
12/19 @ The Press Room in Portsmouth, NH (SOLD OUT)
12/20 @ Pearl Street in Northampton, MA
12/21 @ Great Scott in Boston, MA (SOLD OUT)
2/4 @ House of Blues in Dallas, TX *
2/5 @ Stubbs in Austin, TX *
2/7 @ The Van Buren in Phoenix, AZ *
2/8 @ House of Blues in Anaheim, CA *
2/9 @ House of Blues in Anaheim, CA *
2/11 @ The Observatory in San Diego, CA *
2/12 @ The Observatory in San Diego, CA *
2/14 @ The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA *
2/15 @ The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA *
2/16 @ The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA *
2/18 @ The Showbox in Seattle, WA *
2/19 @ The Crystal Ballroom in Portland, OR *
2/21 @ The Depot in Salt Lake City, UT *
2/22 @ Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO *

*w/ Dashboard Confessional

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