The Residents have announced they'll be reissuing their early catalog as part of a series they're calling "The Residents pREServed." In addition to the remastering the records from the original tapes, the reissues contain outtakes, alternate mixes, non-LP singles and EPs, new liner notes and more. Starting at the beginning, they'll reissue their first two albums, 1974's Meet the Residents and 1976's Third Reich 'N Roll, on January 19 via Cherry Red. Details on both are below.

Also in 2018: a new Residents album and a second record featuring Residents covers made by fans. The Residents will also be on tour in the spring, including a NYC show at Murmrr Theatre on April 22. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday, November 17 at 10 AM.

The Residents are currently on tour in Europe. All dates are listed below.

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Meet The Residents:
The classic debut album plus over 20 unreleased tracks. Both mono and stereo album mixes, the ‘Santa Dog’ EP, out-takes and the previously unknown ‘1-10 (with a touch of 11)’ recordings. All material remastered from the original tapes. Produced with The Residents and the Cryptic Corporation and includes rare and unseen imagery + essay and sleevenotes by Ian Shirley and The Residents’ mysterious archivist.

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Third Reich ‘N Roll:
The album plus 11 unreleased recordings – all remastered from the original tapes. Includes the full, legendary ‘Oh Mummy’ show, the previously unknown ‘German Slide Music’ recordings, live material, out-takes and unreleased mixes. Also includes related singles remastered and produced with The Residents and The Cryptic Corporation. Includes rare and unseen imagery + essay and sleevenotes by Jim Knipfel and The Residents’ mysterious archivist.

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The Residents - 2017/2018 Tour Dates
November 15, 2017 - Kampnagel - Hamburg, Germany
November 16, 2017 - Columbia Theater - Berlin, Germany
November 17, 2017 - franz.K - Reutlingen, Germany
November 18, 2017 - Dampfcentrale - Saint Ghetto Festival - Bern, Switzerland
November 20, 2017 - Dom Omladine Beograda - Belgrade, Serbia
November 21, 2017 - Pogon Jednistvo - Zagreb, Croatia
November 23, 2017 - LA BAM (Boîte à Musiques) - Metz, France
November 24, 2017 - La Coopérative de Mai - Clermont-Ferrand, France
November 25, 2017 - Les Abattoirs - Bourgoin Jallieu, France
November 26, 2017 - Theater im Pfalzbau - Ludwigshafen, Germany
April 11, 2018 - Imperial - Vancouver, Canada
April 13, 2018 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, Utah
April 14, 2018 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, Colorado
April 21, 2018 - Brighton Music Hall - Boston, Massachusetts
April 22, 2018 - Murmrr Theatre - Brooklyn, New York
April 26, 2018 - The Fillmore Foundry - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 29, 2018 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, Georgia
May 02, 2018 - The Belmont - Austin, Texas

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