Circle Jerks Add More Dates To Upcoming North American Tour

Circle Jerks have added more dates to their upcoming North American tour. Negative Approach will join the band on the full run. Adolescents, Municipal Waste, 7Seconds, and The Bouncing Souls will also perform on select dates.

Tour Dates:

2021:

With Adolescents and Negative Approach:

10/27 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre
10/29 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
10/30 Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren

With Municipal Waste and Negative Approach::

12/10 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
12/11 Norfolk, VA – Norva
12/12 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
12/14 Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club
12/15 Jacksonville, FL – Underbelly
12/17 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
12/18 Orlando, FL – The Plaza Live
12/19 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room

2022:

With Adolescents and Negative Approach:

02/18 San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park
02/19 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
02/20 Ventura, CA – Ventura Theatre
02/22 San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theatre
02/23 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst
02/25 San Francisco, CA – Fillmore
02/26 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
02/27 Reno, NV – Clutch Cargo
03/01 Boise. ID – Knitting Factory
03/02 Bend, OR – Midtown
03/04 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
03/05 Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
03/06 Portland, OR – Roseland

With 7Seconds and Negative Approach:

03/17 Salt Lake CIty, UT – Grand Room Complex
03/19 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
03/21 Lawrence, KS – Granada
03/22 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag
03/24 Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
03/25 Chicago, IL – The Vic
03/26 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
03/28 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
03/29 Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls
03/30 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
04/01 Toronto, ON – Phoenix
04/02 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
04/03 Quebec City, QC – L’Imperial Bell
04/05 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
04/07 Boston, MA – Paradise
04/08 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony
04/09 Philadelphia, PA – TLA
04/14 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
04/16 Washington DC – Black Cat
04/19 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
04/21 Nashville, TN – Brooklyn Bowl
04/22 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
04/23 New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s Uptown
04/26 Austin, TX – Mohawk
04/29 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
04/30 Houston, TX – White Oak
05/01 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
05/13 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium (with The Bouncing Souls)

Slipknot To Replace Nine Inch Nails At 2021 Riot Fest

Slipknot have been added to this year’s Riot Fest as a replacement for Nine Inch Nails, who recently cancelled all of their 2021 dates. That event will take place on September 16-19 at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL.

Here’s the updated daily lineups:

September 16 (preview party): Morrissey with special guests.

September 17: The Smashing Pumpkins, Coheed And Cambria, Lupe Fiasco (performing “The Cool“), NOFX, Dirty Heads, Sublime With Rome, Circle Jerks, Dinosaur Jr., Motion City Soundtrack, Thrice, Circa Survive, Meg Myers, The Lawrence Arms, Beach Bunny, Anti-Flag, Living Colour, Fishbone, Envy On The Coast, The Sounds, Amigo The Devil, Eyedress, Beach Goons, Meet Me At The Altar, Seratones, Radkey, Kississippi, Jackie Hayes, Oxymorons, Girlpuppy, and Senio Kino.

September 18: Run The Jewels, Faith No More, Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Gogol Bordello, Mayday Parade, Bayside, State Champs, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Andrew W.K., Best Coast, Big Freedia, GWAR, Hepcat, Les Savy Fav, The Bronx, Four Year Strong, Citizen, Fucked Up, Joywave, Night Moves, Man On Man, Holy Fawn, The Bollweevils, Ganser, Just Friends, The Orphan The Poet, Bearings, Spider, and Devon Kay & The Solutions.

September 19: Slipknot, Pixies, Machine Gun Kelly, Devo, Mr. Bungle, New Found Glory, Simple Plan, The Ghost Inside, Body Count, Thursday, K.Flay, Knuckle Puck, HEALTH, The Bled, Mother Mother, 3OH!3, Fever 333, Alex G, Kennyhoopla, Bleached, The Gories, FACS, Ratboys, Blackstarkids, The Clockworks, Skating Polly, Pet Symmetry, Melkbelly, Gymshorts, The Weak Days, and Airstream Futures.

Organizers issued the following statement:

“Riot Fest 2021 is almost here. Finally. It’s really happening. Unfortunately, Nine Inch Nails has cancelled all 2021 shows, including this year’s fest—with that, Morrissey will play Thursday curated with very special guests, and Slipknot will close out on Sunday.

All 3-day and Sunday ticket holders now get access to our Thursday Preview Party! And to benefit our Chicago community, tickets are on sale now for Thursday with all proceeds going to Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and other TBA organizations.

Stay tuned for more info and announcements, including a second wave of Riot Fest Late Night shows which will be announced this Friday, August 20th.

Our fans deserve something amazing and we can’t wait to be together again. We’ve been working around the clock to make 2021 even more special—so that hopefully for one weekend, we can escape the world and find comfort in the music and people we hold dear.”

Circle Jerks Announce North American Tour With Adolescents, Municipal Waste, & Negative Approach

Circle Jerks have announced a headlining North American tour. Adolescents, Municipal Waste, and Negative Approach will open on select dates.

Tour Dates:

2021:

09/05 Pioneertown, CA, – Pappy & Harriet’s (with Negative Approach)
09/17 Chicago, IL – Riot Fest 2021
09/25 Las Vegas, NV – Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival
10/27 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theater (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
10/29 Tuscon, AZ – Rialto Theatre (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
10/30 Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
12/10 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/11 Norfolk, VA – Norva (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/12 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/14 Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/15 Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/17 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/18 Orlando, FL – Plaza Live (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)
12/19 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room (with Municipal Waste and Negative Approach)

2022:

02/18 San Diego, CA – The Observatory (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/19 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/20 Ventura, CA – The Majestic Ventura Theater (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/22 San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theater (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/23 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/25 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/26 Sacramento, CA – Ace Of Spades (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
02/27 Reno, NV – Cargo Concert Hall (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
03/01 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory (with Negative Approach)
03/02 Bend, OR – Midtown (with Negative Approach)
03/04 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom (with Adolescents)
03/05 Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
03/06 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater (with Adolescents and Negative Approach)
03/17 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex (with Negative Approach)
03/19 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre (with Negative Approach)
03/21 Lawrence, KS – Bottleneck (with Negative Approach)
03/22 St. Louis, MO – Red Flag (with Negative Approach)
04/07 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club (with Negative Approach)
04/16 Washington, DC – Black Cat (with Negative Approach)
04/29 San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger (with Negative Approach)
04/30 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall (with Negative Approach)
05/01 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater (with Negative Approach)

Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Machine Gun Kelly, Etc. Added To 2021 Riot Fest

More bands have been added to the 2021 Riot Fest. That event will take place on September 17-19 at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL. Here’s the updated daily lineups:

September 17: The Smashing Pumpkins, Coheed And Cambria, Lupe Fiasco (performing “The Cool“), NOFX, Dirty Heads, Sublime With Rome, Circle Jerks, Dinosaur Jr., Motion City Soundtrack, Thrice, Circa Survive, Meg Myers, The Lawrence Arms, Pup, Anti-Flag, Living Colour, Fishbone, Beach Bunny, The Sounds, Amigo The Devil, Eyedress, Beach Goons, Meet Me At The Altar, Night Moves, Seratones, Radkey, Kississippi, Jackie Hayes, Oxymorons, Girlpuppy, and Senio Kino.

September 18: Run The Jewels, Faith No More, Dropkick Murphys, Rancid, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Gogol Bordello, Mayday Parade, Bayside, State Champs, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Andrew W.K., Best Coast, Big Freedia, Hepcat, Les Savy Fav, The Bronx, Four Year Strong, Citizen, Fucked Up, Joywave, Man On Man, Holy Fawn, The Bollweevils, Ganser, Just Friends, The Orphan The Poet, Bearings, Spider, and Devon Kay & The Solutions.

September 19: Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, Machine Gun Kelly, Devo, Mr. Bungle, New Found Glory, Simple Plan, The Ghost Inside, Thursday, K.Flay, Knuckle Puck, HEALTH, The Bled, Mother Mother, GWAR, 3OH!3, Fever 333, Alex G, White Lung, Kennyhoopla, Bleached, The Gories, FACS, Ratboys, Blackstarkids, Skating Polly, Pet Symmetry, Melkbelly, Gymshorts, The Weak Days, and Airstream Futures.

Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, Faith No More, Etc. Set For 2021 Riot Fest

The lineup has been revealed for the 2021 Riot Fest. That event will take place on September 17-19, 2021 at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL and it will feature the following: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Faith No More, Devo, Mr. Bungle, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Dirty Heads, Sublime With Rome, Lupe Fiasco (performing “The Cool“), Vic Mensa, NOFX, New Found Glory, Circle Jerks, Simple Plan, Dinosaur Jr., The Ghost Inside, Gogol Bordello, Motion City Soundtrack, Thrice, Circa Survive, State Champs, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, K.flay, Best Coast, Bayside, The Lawrence Arms, Les Savy Fav, Meg Myers, Beach Bunny, Big Freedia, Mayday Parade, Pup, Andrew W.K., The Bled, GWAR, Fever 333, Living Colour, Saves The Day, Thursday, The Sounds, Mother Mother, Hepcat, Alex G, Anti-Flag, Joywave, Fishbone, Fucked Up, Kennyhoopla, HEALTH, The Gories, Amigo The Devil, White Lung, Ratboys, Beach Goons, Eyedress, Meet Me At The Altar, Night Moves, Seratones, Just Friends, Radkey, Holy Fawn, Melkbelly, Ganser, and Hospital Bracelet. In other news, My Chemical Romance have also been booked for next year’s Riot Fest, which is scheduled to take place on September 16-18, 2022.

NOFX, Circle Jerks, Devo, Etc. Set For 2021 Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2021 Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival. The event is set to take place at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center in Las Vegas, NV on September 24-26 and the daily lineups can be found below:

September 24: NOFX, Frank Turner, The Menzingers, All, Anti-Flag, The Queers, Roy Ellis, Pears, FYP, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Seized Up, The Linecutters, The Sunnydales, and Jerk!.

September 25: Circle Jerks, Streetlight Manifesto, Leftover Crack, Gorilla Biscuits, Youth Brigade, The Bronx, The Aggrolites, Good Riddance, Plague Vendor, Field Day, Urethane, Decent Criminal, Side Eyes, and Suburban Resistance.

September 26: Devo, Lunachicks, Murder City Devils, The Lawrence Arms, Municipal Waste, The English Beat, Riverboat Gamblers, The Schizophonics, Bishops Green, Bridge City Sinners, The Last Gang, Holy Fever, Babe Patrol, and The Twits.

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

My Chemical Romance, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Etc. Set For 2021 Riot Fest

Riot Fest will not be taking place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the event will be returning to Douglas Park in Chicago, IL on September 16-19, 2021. Here’s the initial lineup: My Chemical Romance, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Sublime With Rome, Dirty Heads, Lupe Fiasco (performing “The Cool“), Vic Mensa, The All-American Rejects, New Found Glory, Simple Plan, Gogol Bordello, Circle Jerks, Thrice, Circa Survive, K.Flay, Toots And The Maytals, Jawbox, Les Savy Fav, Best Coast, Bayside, L7, Meg Myers, Pup, Mayday Parade, Fever 333, Living Colour, Big Freedia, SWMRS, Beach Bunny, Alex G, Thursday, Saves The Day, Don Broco, Joywave, Hepcat, Fishbone, Boston Manor, The Sounds, White Lung, Kennyhoopla, Beach Goons, Meet Me @ The Altar, Radkey, Holy Fawn, and Chubby And The Gang.

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