GBH to Play 'Leather, Bristles, Studs and Acne' on 35th Anniversary North American Tour
Published Jul 16, 2014Start spiffing up those nail-covered leather jackets and liberty spikes, everybody, because long-running English street punks GBH have announced they'll be celebrating their 35th anniversary with a North American tour.
The band laid out plans for the trip this week over on Facebook, noting that they'll be performing all of 1981's Leather, Bristles, Studs and Acne, while likewise racing against time to also tackle a "good selection of early singles." The group's last full-length was 2010's fragrant Perfume and Piss.
The trek kicks off in early September out in San Diego, but the outfit are poised to deliver grievous bodily harm to Canadian crowds in Toronto and Montreal later in the month. You'll find all of the show specifics for the tour, which will occasionally have them playing alongside punk legends the Adolescents, Angry Samoans and Reagan Youth, down below.
09/09 San Diego, CA - the Casbah
09/12 Santa Ana, CA - the Observatory
09/13 Los Angeles, CA - Fonda Theatre *
09/14 Oakland, CA - Oakland Metro Opera House
09/16 Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
09/17 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theatre
09/19 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Social Club
09/20 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
09/21 Detroit, MI - the Shelter
09/22 Toronto, ON - Hard Luck Bar
09/23 Montreal, QC - Cabaret Underworld
09/25 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
09/26 New York, NU Gramercy Theatre ^
09/27 Cambridge, MA - the Middle East ^
09/28 Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
09/29 Asbury Park, NJ - Asbury Lanes
* with the Adolescents
^ with Angry Samoans, Reagan Youth