Thursday, November 19, 2015

MEXICO TOUR DOCUMENTARY ONLINE - WORDS ON CHINA TOUR - OPENING FOR CJ RAMONE IN BERLIN - AND MORE...

hello out there,

as always, we have been busy since the last update.
We toured for four weeks in China followed by a Mini-Tour through Austria with our longtime buds 7 Years Bad Luck. Here is what's new and what happened:

First, we are shocked about the attacks in Paris and our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims. It's a shame that this cowardly terror and senseless hatred entered the world of music and entertainment. Let's not show fear!
Also, the punk rock scene lost a beloved member, an incredible drummer and a great human being. Brandon Carlisle, drummer of TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET sadly passed away on November 7th. Love to the Carlisle and TBR family! RIP brother, <3!

MEXICO TOUR DOCUMENTARY ONLINE
On our Regeneration Tour in Mexico this past June, we were accompanied by Julian Araya Esquivel aka KID SATIVA, a young documentary maker from Costa Rica. He took some footage of our travels and shows with MALEDUKADOS and MALAS PALABRAS and put together a 75 minute long documentary of it. It gives a good view on the tour and the punk rock scene in Mexico. It also contains subtitles for English and Spanish for the interviews! Check it out:


The Great Wall of China
CHINA TOUR
What an adventure! This September we embarked on our first ever tour in China! Our 2012 stand-in Chinese bassplayer Zhong booked this tour for us and joined us for the ride playing bass for us again. He did a great job organizing the tour, booking 22 shows all over China! Unfortunately, we could only play 18 of those 22, since we faced problems with our visas in the middle of the tour, when we entered Hong Kong. We had to cancel 4 shows, wait it out in Hong Kong and fly to Shanghai to continue the tour. It all turned out fine in the end! Thanks Zhong for making this trip happen and for the great care. Thanks Kalle for taking the time to come along to carry the merch. Thanks to all the chinese fans for coming out! Unforgettable times!


MINI-TOUR WITH 7 YEARS BAD LUCK
A week after the China Tour we hit the road for five shows in Austria with our buddies 7 YEARS BAD LUCK. Great times as always! Thanks to everyone for coming out to the shows! Here is our 30 song 'CAROLINE' played during soundcheck before our show in Innsbruck:

EQUALITY FEST AND 'TOUR SUPPORT FOR CJ RAMONE IN GERAMNY
This Saturday we'll be playing at this years edition of the Equality Fest at GEI in Timelkam, Austria. Our friends WILD EVEL & THE TRASHBONES are also on the bill as well as other good bands. We're sure it will be a party!
Next week we start a little tour in Czech Republic and Germany to follow an invitation to be the official tour support for CJ RAMONE in Germany. Here are the dates:
27 Nov @ Klub Voko, Most, CZ
30 Nov @ BI NUU, Berlin, DE
1 Dec @ Underground, Cologne, DE
2 Dec @ Goldmarks, Stuttgart, DE


30 SECOND WONDERS COMPILATION
30 bands performing 30 second songs, all on one record and we are part of it with our song 'Caroline' (watch the video above!). Italian record label ONE CHORD WONDER Records released this compilation in late September. It's a 12" white vinyl release, with a screenprinted B-side, a nice booklet and it comes with a CD and download code! We have a few copies of it, you can find it on our Merchtable at the upcoming shows. Stream it below:

2ND PREE OF 'BEYOND MEDICATION' IN THE HOUSE
This morning we got the 2nd press of our 2014 album 'Beyond Medication' delivered. Another 500 LPs for those who don't have the record yet, haha. They will be available again at the MONSTER ZERO online store and our merch-distributer STRIPED MUSIC shortly!

GREATEST HITS (CHINA TOUR EDITION) PLUS CHINA 
TOURSHIRT AVAILABLE
DMC Records from China put out a Greatest Hits CD for our China Tour and we also had special shirts printed for this tour. Both are now available online over at our merch distributer STRIPED MUSIC! Place your orders!