August 8, 2017

Dan Joeright


Legendary New York City-based noise rock group Unsane announce tour dates in support of their eighth studio album, and first for Southern Lord, Sterilize, incoming 29th Sept. Full dates and details below…

Thu 05/10/2017 CZ Prague Futurum
Fri 06/10/2017 PL Warsaw Hydrozagadka
Sat 07/10/2017 PL Wroclaw Carpe Diem
Sun 08/10/2017 DE Berlin Musik & Frieden
Mon 09/10/2017 Day off
Tue 10/10/2017 NO Oslo Blä
Wed 11/10/2017 SE Stockholm Kraken sthlm
Thu 12/10/2017 DK Copenhagen Loppen
Fri 13/10/2017 DE Hamburg Hafenklang
Sat 14/10/2017 BE Antwerp Desertfest
Sun 15/10/2017 FR Dunkerque Les 4Ecluses
Mon 16/10/2017 UK London The Dome
Tue 17/10/2017 FR Paris Petit bain
Wed 18/10/2017 FR Nevers Le Cafe Charbon
Thu 19/10/2017 FR Bordeaux Rockschool Barbey w/ Burning Heads
Fri 20/10/2017 FR Orleans Astrolabe w/ Burning Heads
Sat 21/10/2017 CH Winterthur Gaswerk
Sun 22/10/2017 Day off
Mon 23/10/2017 FR Lyon Epicerie Moderne
Tue 24/10/2017 FR Marseille La Razzle
Wed 25/10/2017 IT Milan Circolo Magnolia
Thu 26/10/2017 IT Giavera Del Montello Benicico Live gigs
Fri 27/10/2017 IT Rome Traffic Live Club
Sat 28/10/2017 Day off
Sun 29/10/2017 NL Amsterdam venue tba
Mon 30/10/2017 IT Umber tide (PG) Cinema Metropolis
Tue 31/10/2017 IT Napoli Scugnizzo Liberato
Wed 01/11/2017 IT Bologna Freakout Club
Thu 02/11/2017 IT Trieste Tetris Club
Fri 03/11/2017 AT Vienna Arena
Sat 04/11/2017 HUN Budapest Durer Kert
Sun 05/11/2017 HR Zagreb Vintage Industrial Bar
Mon 06/11/2017 SL Ljubljana Kino Siska
Tue 07/11/2017 AT Innsbruck PMK


Sterilize Track Listing:
1. Factory
2. The Grind
2. Aberration
4. No Reprieve
5. Lung
6. Inclusion
7. Distance
8. A Slow Reaction
9. We’re Fucked
10. Avail
  Since 1988, Unsane has been delivering caustic grooves and foundation-crumbling riffs. As a power trio, they have honed in on their hammering, power-press rhythm section, searing Telecaster howl, and distorted vocals that resemble a chainsaw cutting a steel beam.  The band’s gnarled blend of punk, metal, noise, and hardcore assisted in pioneering a more aggressive, less studied version of noise rock, one that blended the scum/art industrial sturm und drang of Foetus, the Swans, Einsturzende Neubauten, and Sonic Youth with a decidedly more straightforward hardcore idiom. While developing the blueprint for noise bands to follow, Unsane cut a remarkable swath through underground music, inspiring a devoted, cult-like following around the globe, and helped to define the “AmRep sound” alongside other forerunners of the style, Today Is The Day, The Jesus Lizard, Helmet, Tad, Cows, Halo Of Flies, and Melvins.
  Closing a five-year gap since the 2012 release of their Wreck LP through Alternative Tentacles, Unsane makes a vicious return with Sterilize, a record that recalls the most defining elements of the band’s seminal Scattered, Smothered, And Covered and Occupational Hazard albums, surging with the band’s unrelenting singular sound created by guitarist/vocalist Chris Spencer, bassist/vocalist Dave Curran, and drummer Vinnie Signorelli. Sterilize showcases the group sounding as dense and damaging as ever, and sees them remaining as necessary as ever, nearly three decades since they began.
Southern Lord will release Unsane’s Sterilize on September 29th, 2017.

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