CKY To Perform As A Duo On European/UK Tour

It looks like bassist Matt Deis’ departure from CKY caught the other members of the band off guard. According to vocalist/guitarist Chad I Ginsburg, the group will now be heading out on their European/UK tour as a duo due to Deis “leaving [them] high and dry.” Ginsburg tweeted the following:

[via The PRP]

Bassist Matt Deis Exits CKY

Bassist Matt Deis has announced his departure from CKY. He said the following:

“Thank you to Cig, Jess, all of our hardworking crew & management, and the entire CKY Alliance for having me back these past two years. I’m stepping aside to focus on myself and my family so that CKY can continue their dominant return with nothing holding it back. Im so proud of everything that’s been accomplished and I can’t wait to see what’s to come. Be sure to catch them in Europe this July and August while tickets are still available.”

CKY Announce Summer European Tour

CKY have announced a summer European tour. You can find the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

07/11 Malmo, SWE – Plan B
07/12 Kristianstad, SWE – Kristianstad Rock Fest
07/13 Copenhagen, DEN – High Voltage Festival
07/15 Hamburg, GER – Hebebuhne
07/16 Berlin, GER – Cassiopeia
07/17 Munich, GER – Backstage Halle
07/18 Dresden, GER – Beatpol
07/20 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
07/22 Budapest, HUN – Supersonic
07/25 Montpellier, FRA – Secret Place
07/26 Lyon, FRA – Rock N’Eat Live
07/27 Ensisheim, FRA – Woodstock Guitares
07/29 Paris, FRA – Petit Bain (‘Punk Rock Summer‘)
07/30 Amsterdam, NET – Bitterzoet
07/31 Tilburg, NET – 013
08/01 Weinheim, GER – Cafe Central
08/02 Granichen, SWI – Open Air Granichen

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CKY Announce March U.S. Tour

CKY have announced a March U.S. tour. Here’s the dates:

03/08 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Loft
03/09 Hampton Beach, NH – Wally’s
03/10 Northampton, MA – Pearl Street
03/11 Providence, RI – The Met
03/13 Amityville, NY – Revolution
03/14 Washington, D.C – Rock & Roll Hotel
03/15 Johnson City, TN – Capone’s
03/16 Snowshoe, WV – Ballhooter Spring Break Festival
03/17 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater

CKY Stream Cover Of GG Allin’s “Bite It You Scum”

CKY are streaming their cover of GG Allin‘s “Bite It You Scum.“ This track is featured on the band’s new EP “Too Precious To Kill,“ which will be released as a limited edition vinyl on November 23 as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday. That effort will also include the following new songs: “Chase Me,“ “Fists To The Sky,” and “One Step Ahead.“

Chad I Ginsburg commented:

“Nobody knows fucking GG Allin! CKY will kill you!!!…with this relentless and quite vicious studio version of this classic punk rock song. It has been a longtime staple in the CKY live show and highly requested for over a decade! Here it is in studio quality, only available as part of our record store day exclusive. Crank it up and take a shit on someone!”

In other news, the group have also announced an in-store appearance at Creep Records in West Chester, PA. That will take place on November 23 at 2 P M EST and it will feature Jess Margera‘s father Phil as Santa Claus.

CKY’s “Carver City” To Be Reissued On Limited Edition Vinyl In November

CKY‘s “Carver City” is set to be reissued on limited edition vinyl on November 9 (November 16 in North America) via Music On Vinyl. The effort will be available on solid orange & yellow mixed vinyl and it will be limited to 1,000 copies.

[via The PRP]

CKY Announce Fall Tour With Nekrogoblikon

CKY have announced a fall tour with Nekrogoblikon. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

10/26 Racine, WI – Route 20
10/27 Angola, IN – The Eclectic Room
10/28 Flint, MI – Machine Shop
10/29 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
10/31 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
11/02 Anaheim, CA – The Parish
11/03 Las Vegas, NV – Backstage Bar and Billiards
11/04 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
11/06 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
11/07 Orangevale, CA – Boardwalk
11/08 Mammoth Lake, CA – Rafters
11/09 Reno, NV – Blu Night Club
11/10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
11/11 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater
11/13 Johnson City, TN – The Hideaway
11/14 Tampa, FL – Orpheum
11/16 Orlando, FL – Soundbar
11/17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
11/18 Jacksonville, FL – 1904

CKY Premiere “Wiping Off The Dead” Music Video

CKY have premiered a new video for their song “Wiping Off The Dead.” This track is from the band’s latest album “The Phoenix.” Drummer Jess Margera commented:

“Our good friend Dave Causa filmed us rehearsing for our UK tour last summer and the end result was us making a badass music video. It was filmed before we ever played a single show for the release of our album. Thank you, Dave, and thank you CKY alliance! Enjoy this great video from the archives.”

CKY Announce UK/Ireland Tour With Sumo Cyco & Bullets And Octane

CKY have announced a UK/Ireland tour with Sumo Cyco and Bullets And Octane. Here’s the dates:

11/30 Belfast, IRE – Limelight 2
12/01 Dublin, IRE – Voodoo Lounge
12/03 Newcastle, UK – University
12/04 Glasgow, UK – Garage
12/06 Birmingham, UK – Asylum
12/07 Manchester, UK – O2 Academy 2
12/08 Liverpool, UK – O2 Academy 2
12/09 London, UK – Electric Ballroom
12/10 Brighton, UK – Concorde 2
12/11 Norwich, UK – Waterfront
12/12 Bristol, UK – SWX