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Iceage announces North American release of New Brigade

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    If Copenhagen is anything like most American hubs, there are plenty of 18-year-old punks starting bands. Few of them will ever likely make the trip across the Atlantic, but Iceage is looking to be an exception. Their debut record, New Brigade, sold out on Denmark’s Escho Records last year, and a limited North American pressing on DAIS Records is already in its second printing, but a proper release is just around the corner.

    According to Exclaim, What’s Your Rupture will put New Brigade in stores on June 21st. You can check out the album track “White Rune” below, and the video for the title track is on the band’s Myspace. The tunes express an impassioned hardcore/post-punk sensibility with an ear towards melodic songwriting typically expected from most 18 or 19 year old teens. Sure, they look lethargic in the video, but the sound is anything but.

    After touring the UK with Fucked Up, the band will make its US debut at this years Northside Festival on June 17th. Why not sooner? They’ve got to finish up high school for the year first. Teens, am I right? Check out the tracklist for New Brigade and their full tour schedule below.

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    “White Rune”

    New Brigade Tracklist:
    01. Intro
    02. White Rune
    03. New Brigade
    04. Remember
    05. Teeth Crush
    06. Total Drench
    07. Broken bone
    08. Collapse
    09. Eyes
    10. Count Me In
    11. Never Return
    12. You’re Blessed

    Iceage 2011 Tour Dates:
    05/05 – London, UK @ Victoria *
    05/06 – Plymouth, UK @ White Rabbit ^
    05/07 – Cardiff, UK @ Clwb Ifor bach (matinee show) ^
    05/07 – Bristol, UK @ Croft ^
    05/08 – Birmingham, UK @ Institute ^
    05/09 – Leeds, UK @ The Well ^
    05/10 – Edinburgh, UK @ Caberet Volataire ^
    05/11 – Newcastle, UK @ The Cluny ^
    05/19 – Copenhagen, DK @ Kodboderne 18 #
    05/28 – Roskilde, DK @ Skate Hal
    06/02 – Copenhagen, DK @ Stengade 18 &
    06/17 – New York, NY @ Northside Festival %

    * = w/ The Lowest Form
    ^ = w/ Fucked Up
    # = w/ Lower, Red Flesh
    & = w/ Sexdrome, Lower, Torchlight, Pregnant Man, Kolyma, Blodvite, Arv&Miljo, Puce Mary
    % = w/ Cult of Youth, The Men, Yellow Tears, Lost Tribe, DJ We Eisold

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