by BBG

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"These Midwestern weirdos have a real knack for crafting some of the most out-there noise-core imaginable. Whether it's teaming up with the "God of Noise" Merzbow, for the Merzbannon project, or crafting a rock opera centered on somebody who makes a pact with the devil to become a transsexual rock star, these guys certainly know how to push the limits of extreme music and get under your skin.... [Verbicide]"

Racebannon are hitting the road in late April, tagging a pair of shows in NYC including Saint Vitus on April 24th with Vaz and Guardian Alien and Cake Shop on April 25th with White Suns and Zulus. Full tour schedule is below.

The dates are in celebration of the band's Six Sik Sisters, out now and featuring "Thee Desparate" which makes its debut in video form below. Video and tour dates below...

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RACEBANNON - Thee Desperate (Official Video)

RACEBANNON - 2012 TOUR DATES
4/19/12 @ Township (formerly Pancho's) - Chicago, IL
4/20/12 @ Northern Lights Lounge - Detroit, MI w/ Snakewing, Wilson, Necktie Party
4/21/12 @ Now That's Class - Cleveland, OH w/ Vortex, Murdered Man, DPI
4/22/12 @ Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Weedeater, ASG, Cough
4/23/12 @ Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA w/ Bubonic Bear, Bardus
4/24/12 @ Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY w/ VAZ, Guardian Alien
4/25/12 @ Cake Shop - Manhattan, NY w/ White Suns, Zulus
4/26/12 @ The Haunt - Ithaca, NY w/ Cattle Drums & Hi, Donna Here
4/27/12 @ The Elevens - Northampton, MA
4/28/12 @ Golden West - Baltimore, MD w/ Bad Biology, Old Lines
4/29/12 @ Strange Matter - Richmond, VA w/ The Catalyst
4/30/12 @ The Blind Tiger - Greensboro, NC
5/01/12 @ New Brookland Tavern - Columbia, SC w/ Burnt Books, Grand Kids, Kotton-Dik
5/02/12 @ Caledonia - Athens, GA
5/03/12 @ Drunken Unicorn - Atlanta, GA w/ Hawks, Order Of The Owl
5/04/12 @ Morningbell Records - Jackson, MS
5/06/12 @ Frankies - Lafayette, LA w/ Red Shield
5/07/12 @ Red 7 - Austin, TX w/ When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth
5/08/12 @ Rubber Gloves - Denton, TX w/ Vaults of Zin, Bludded Head
5/09/12 @ White Water Tavern - Little Rock, AR
5/10/12 @ Lightbulb Club in Fayetteville, A
5/11/12 @ TBA - Springfield, MO