by Andrew Sacher

photo by Cheryl Groff
URTC

The Underground Railroad to Candyland is one of the many projects of the great Todd Congelliere (also of Toys That Kill and FYP, and the owner of Recess Records), and they're releasing a new album called The People Are Home on May 26 via Recess. First single "Th Ppl r Hm" does what the band does best -- it's punk that's raw and lo-fi, but also has a genuine pop sensibility. Check it out, premiering below with the album trailer.

Underground Railroad to Candyland and Toys That Kill are both touring this year, and Toys That Kill come to NYC on their run with Benny the Jet Rodriguez to play Acheron on June 23. Tickets for that show should be available soon via Ticketfly. URTC also play a NJ show in New Brunswick on June 24, and TTK play one in Trenton on June 25.

All dates are listed, with the new song and album trailer, below...

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Toys That Kill/Underground Railroad To Candyland -- 2015 Tour Dates
June 10th Austin/ Scoot Inn URTC
June 12th Columbia MO/PDM TTK
June 13th Springfield,IL/Dumb Fest TTK *
June 14th Chicago/Fizz TTK *
June 15th Detroit/Sanctuary TTK *
June 16th Bloomington TTK *
June 17th Cincinnati/Frankl Church TTK * ^
June 18th Cleveland/Happy Dog West TTK * ^
June 19th Ottawa Explosion TTK *
June 20th Ottawa Explosion URTC
June 21st Boston (Allston)/ O'Briens URTC
June 22nd Boston (Allston)/ O'Briens TTK
June 23rd Brooklyn/Acheron TTK *
June 24th New Brunswick URTC *
June 25th Trenton NJ/Mill Hill Basement TTK *
June 26th Barclays House/Baltimore TTK *
June 27th Philly Urtc *
June 28th Philly/The Fire TTK
June 29th Columbus TTK and URTC ^
June 30th Ft Wayne/Brass Rail TTK
July 1st Chicago/Fizz/URTC
July 2nd Milwaukee (TTK early AA Show at Cocoon room and URTC later show at Bremen Cafe)
July 4th Mpls/D4th of July URTC and TTK
July 7th Denver/Hi-Five TTK and URTC

* w/ Benny The Jet Rodriguez
^ w/ Vacation