Circle Jerks Announce “Group Sex” 40th Anniversary Reissue

Circle Jerks will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of “Group Sex” by reissuing the album on October 30 via Matt Pincus and Joe Nelson’s new label Trust Records. This version of the effort will feature new packaging from Robert Fisher, a bonus recording from a 1980 rehearsal, and a 20-page booklet featuring unreleased photos and anecdotes from Tony Hawk, Mike Patton, Shepard Fairey, Ian MacKaye, Lars Frederiksen, and more.

“Group Sex” 40th Anniversary Track Listing:

01 “Deny Everything”
02 “I Just Want Some Skank”
03 “Beverly Hills”
04 “Operation”
05 “Back Against the Wall”
06 “Wasted”
07 “Behind the Door”
08 “World Up My Ass”
09 “Paid Vacation”
10 “Don’t Care”
11 “Live Fast Die Young”
12 “What’s Your Problem”
13 “Group Sex”
14 “Red Tape”
15 “What’s Your Problem” (1980 Band Rehearsal)
16 “Red Tape” (1980 Band Rehearsal)
17 “I Just Want Some Skank” (1980 Band Rehearsal)
18 “Beverly Hills” (1980 Band Rehearsal)
19 “Live Fast Die Young” (1980 Band Rehearsal)

2021 40th Anniversary Tour Dates:

Jul. 28 – Lisboa, Portugal – RCA Club
Aug. 01 – Le Garric, France – Xtreme Fest
Aug. 02 – Paris, France – Paris Punk Rock Summer
Aug. 04 – Camden, United Kingdom – Electric Ballroom
Aug. 05 – Blackpool, United Kingdom – Rebellion Festival
Aug. 06 – Duffel, Belgium – Brakrock Ecofest
Aug. 07 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg
Aug. 09 – Kӧln, Germany – Gloria-Theater
Aug. 10 – Hamburg, Germany – Knust
Aug. 11 – Berlin, Germany – SO36
Aug. 13 – Tolmin, Slovenia – Punk Rock Holiday
Aug. 14 – Igea Marina, Italy – BayFest
Aug. 16 – Helsinki, Finland – Tavastia Club
Sep. 03 – Musashino, Tokyo, Japan – Club Seata
Sep. 05 – Kobe, Hyogo, Japan – Harbor Studio
Sep. 17-19 – Chicago, IL – Riot Fest

Circle Jerks Announce North American Tour

Circle Jerks will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of “Group Sex” on a headlining North American tour. Negative Approach and Adolescents will open.

Tour Dates:

05/06 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom (no Negative Approach)
05/07 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
05/08 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
05/15 Fresno, CA – Strummer’s
05/16 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre
05/23 Las Vegas, NV – Punk Rock Bowling (Circle Jerks only)
06/16 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
06/18 Austin, TX – Mohawk Austin
06/20 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
06/21 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
06/23 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
06/24 Lawrence, KS – Bottleneck
06/26 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
06/27 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
06/28 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House

Circle Jerks Announce 2020 Reunion Shows

The Circle Jerks will be reuniting in 2020. The band are planning to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “Group Sex,” which is set to be reissued next year. According to Brooklyn Vegan, the band’s lineup will feature singer Keith Morris, guitarist Greg Hetson, and bassist Zander Schloss. Here’s what they have booked so far:

05/21-25 Las Vegas, NV – Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival
05/29 Wiesen, AUT – Punk In Drublic
05/30 Munich, GER – Punk In Drublic
05/31 Berlin, GER – Punk In Drublic