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DESCENDENTS ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR

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Hot off the announcement of Hypercaffium Spazzinate, their first new album in 12 years, Descendents have shared the details of a headlining North American tour this fall. The dates kick off September 15 in Minneapolis at First Avenue and wrap up November 12 in Portland at Roseland Theater. Tickets go on sale June 17 at 10am local venue time. Descendents will also perform at both Riot Fests in Denver and Chicago. Hypercaffium Spazzinate is set for release on July 29.

As previously reported, Descendents have shared a new song “Victim of Me”. Click here to listen. Descendents’ first Epitaph release since Everything Sucks in 1996, Hypercaffium Spazzinate, began taking shape after the band ended an extended hiatus to play live in 2010. Though still tight, they lived apart: singer Milo Aukerman — whose cartoon rendering famously serves as the band’s logo — was now living in Delaware, bassist Karl Alvarez and founder and drummer Bill Stevenson were in Colorado, and guitarist Stephen Egerton had settled in Oklahoma. So the album came to life over three years as the band sent tracks back and forth, occasionally meeting up in Karl and Bill’s adopted hometown of Fort Collins. Adopting such a protracted process meant not having to rush things, allowing for some of their sharpest songwriting yet.

Every Descendents album is an event. Formed in 1978, the band’s first releases have proven historic, and all the ones since have only further refined the Descendents concept. Punk, pop, buzzing, summery, heartfelt, defiant, adolescent, and wise all at once — the Descendents. Twelve years have passed since there’s been new Descendents music. Finally, here comes their long-awaited album, Hypercaffium Spazzinate.

Pre-orders for Hypercaffium Spazzinate are available at https://lnk.to/descendents. Full details on Descendents tour dates below.

DESCENDENTS TOUR DATES

Sept 2-5 Denver, CO – Riot Fest
Sept 15 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Sept 16-18 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest
Sept 22 San Diego, CA – SOMA
Sept 24 Pozo, CA – Pozo Saloon
Sept 29 San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre
Oct 01 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
Oct 06 Boston, MA – The Royale
Oct 08 New York, NY – PlayStation Theater
Oct 13 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Oct 15 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
Nov 09 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
Nov 10 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
Nov 12 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater

HYPERCAFFIUM SPAZZINATE TRACK LIST

1. Feel This
2. Victim Of Me
3. On Paper
4. Shameless Halo
5. No Fat Burger
6. Testosterone
7. Without Love
8. We Got Defeat
9. Smile
10. Limiter
11. Fighting Myself
12. Spineless and Scarlet Red
13. Human Being
14. Full Circle
15. Comeback Kid
16. Beyond The Music

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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