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]