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D.O.A. to disband

Posted Jan. 20, 2013, 12:20 a.m.

After a 35 year run, legendary punk band D.O.A. has announced their final tour. The band has released 14 studio albums, including 2011's  We Come in Peace.

The band has announced a swan song tour that will hit California and Alberta.

Jan. 31—Phoenix Theatre—Petaluma, CaliforniaFeb. 1—The Observatory—Santa Ana, CaliforniaFeb. 2—Brick By Brick—San Diego, CaliforniaFeb. 3—Weber's—Reseda, CaliforniaFeb. 20—Studio Nightclub—Lethbridge, AlbertaFeb. 21—The Vat—Red Deer, AlbertaFeb. 22—Pawn Shop—Edmonton, AlbertaFeb. 23—The Republic—Calgary, AlbertaFeb. 24—Wild Bill's—Banff, Alberta
Source: Onion AV Club

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Amebix breaks up

Posted Dec. 6, 2012, 10:10 a.m.
Amebix breaks up

Rob Miller has announced the split of seminal punks Amebix. The band originally formed in 1978 and reunited in 2008. They released Sonic Mass last year and spoke with SPB about it shortly afterward.

Miller explains the break-up as follows, promising a new band with drummer Roy Mayorga.

To my deep regret Amebix has now come to a point where we can no longer continue as a band. We have spent the past five years engaged in a process of resurrecting this group from the ashes,and feel very proud of what we have managed to achieve in that time.

The hope was that we would be able to tour the album and get our music out to a broadening audience, but there are factors within the band dynamic which will not allow for that in the foreseeable future. Personally i feel a great disappointment over this and that has in turn led me to this difficult decision. Amebix was and is the creation and brainchild of both myself and my brother Stig, with either of us absent it is no longer Amebix.

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Splits Underoath breaking up

Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 3:25 a.m.

Underoath breaking up

After 15 years, Underoath have announced their final tour. The band will release Anthology 1999-2013 on November 6, 2012 on Solid State Records, which collected old material along with two new tracks. A subsequent farewell ...

Splits Tephra calls it quits

Posted Sept. 28, 2012, 10:01 a.m.

In a brief statement, Tephra has announced their demise after 10 years as a band. Their statement is included below: Due to ongoing health issues and the problems caused by them in the past months ...

Splits No Use for a Name finished

Posted Sept. 18, 2012, 10:43 a.m.

No Use for a Name finished

Punknews.org is reporting that at a recent farewell/tribute show to departed frontman Tony Sly, No Use for a Name is calling it quits. The site quotes bassist Matt Riddle as stating, "This is ...

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Splits Spraynard breaks up

Posted Aug. 30, 2012, 7:26 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Pennsylvania band Spraynard, who released Funtitled on Asian Man Records last year, have issued a statement of their dissolution: As much as this hurts to ...

Splits Basement announces hiatus

Posted Aug. 2, 2012, 8:35 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Basement announces hiatus

UK band Basement will be going on hiatus after their current US tour, which started with a stop at Sound & Fury Fest. The band recently ...

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Aug 02 -- The Firehouse -- Birmingham, AL
Aug 03 -- No Control -- Savannah, GA
Aug 04 -- Transitions Art Gallery -- Tampa, FL
Aug 05 -- The Talent Farm -- Pembroke Pines, FL
Aug 06 -- Buro Bar -- Jacksonville, FL
Aug 07 -- Local 506 -- Chapel Hill, NC
Aug 08 -- Shaka's -- Virginia Beach, VA
Aug 09 -- Planet Trog -- Allentown, PA

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Splits Chumbawamba retires at age 30

Posted July 13, 2012, 9:46 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Chumbawamba retires at age 30

Anarcho-rockers Chumbawamba recently announced that, after 30 years, they are calling it quits. The band has a lengthy farewell statement on their website, but here ...

Splits Ween breaks up

Posted May 31, 2012, 8:33 a.m. in Splits by Loren

Ween breaks up

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Ween co-founder Aaron Freeman aka Gene Ween announced his intention to retire the band. Freeman recently released a ...

Splits November Was a Tragic Month For Music

Posted Nov. 28, 2011, 6:51 a.m. in Splits by Aaron H

I hope everyone had a nice holiday and shopping weekend, but it's time to do some recap. So, November has claimed the lives or ...

Splits O Pioneers!!! final tour, downloadable discography

Posted Nov. 22, 2011, 10:46 a.m. in Splits by Loren

O Pioneers!!! have announced the band will be calling it a day at the end of the year. In the band's statement, founder and ...

FINAL TOUR w/ New Bruises
NOV 26 -- Long Island, NY @ East Setauket VFW Hall w/ Iron Chic, Fellow Project
NOV -27 -- Allston, MA @ O'Brians Pub w/ The Fake Boys, Building
NOV 28 -- Montreal, QC @ L'Esco w/ Tightrope, Laureate
NOV 29 -- Toronto, ON @ NCJT Records w/ Attention
NOV 30 -- Northumberland, PA @ Daddy McFatts
DEC 01 -- Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell's w/ Latterman, The F*cking Cops
DEC 02 -- Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Redwoods Arts Space w/ Tigers Jaw
DEC 03 -- Philadelphia, PA @ The Crystal Palace w/ Attention
DEC 04 -- Richmond, VA @ The House of Abe w/ Sundials
DEC 05 -- Asheville, NC @ The Get Down
DEC 06 -- Atlanta, GA @ Wonderroot w/ Zac Hobbs
DEC 07 -- Tallahassee, FL @ The Farside

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Splits As We Fight calling it a day

Posted Nov. 11, 2011, 4:23 a.m. in Splits by Loren

As We Fight has announced that the band will end upon the conclusion of their upcoming tour with The Psyke Project. The two bands released ...

AS WE FIGHT/THE PSYKE PROJECT TOUR
November 11 The Rock, Copenhagen - DKNovember 18 Kulturellen, Herning - DKNovember 19 Templet, Lyngby - DKNovember 25 Bygningen, Vejle - DKNovember 26 Konfus, Esbjerg - DK
December 02 Kulisselageret, Horsens - DKDecember 03 Studenterhuset, Aarhus - DK

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