NewsApril 3, 2008 12:15 AM ET8,820 views

Comeback Kid announces world tour

Official press release: Non-stop touring Canadian hardcore band Comeback Kid announces they will soon be embarking on an eight-month tour that will take them to the USA, Japan, South East Asia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, South America, Europe and the UK. CBK stop first in Hawaii for two dates in April before joining Canada's legendary political punk band Propagandhi in Japan for five dates starting April 16. CBK then fly to Southeast Asia to play in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Hong Kong. In May the band travels to Mexico for four shows and plans are just being finalized for a tour of Russia to follow in June. In June and July CBK also tour Portugal, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Italy, and the UK. After a short summer break, CBK have eight dates booked for South America. Lead singer Andrew Neufeld describes his anticipation for the upcoming tours saying, "This year is shaping up to be pretty crazy. We really wanted to play some places that we haven't been before and go back to some countries that we don't get to often enough. We're going to Japan with Propagandhi who is one of most of us in Comeback Kid's favorite bands. We get to go to Central and South America, which we have been talking about forever, and go to South East Asia for the first time. All I can say is we're really, really excited!" CBK recently finished a five-week headlining tour of the US, and there are rumors of a Canadian tour this October. The band continues to tour in support of Broadcasting... (Smallman / Victory), released in 2007. Recorded with producer Bill Stevenson at the Blasting Room, the album exceeded all expectations for the follow-up to Comeback Kid's critically acclaimed sophomore album Wake the Dead (Smallman / Victory). Here are the tour dates: 04/11 Honolulu, HI @ The Loft 04/12 Honolulu, HI @ The Loft 04/16 Kanagawa Atsugi, JP @ Thundersnake w/ Propagandhi 04/17 Osaka, JP @ Sunhall w/ Propagandhi 04/18 Nagoya, JP @ Club Upset w/ Propagandhi 04/19 Saitama Kumagaya, JP @ Heaven's Rock VJ-1 w/ Propagandhi 04/20 Tokyo Shibuya, JP @ Club Quattoro w/ Propagandhi 04/23 Jakarta, ID @ Stardust Cafe 04/25 Singapore, SG @ Braddell Heights Community Centre 04/26 Kuala Lumpur, MY @ Zouk Club 04/27 Hong Kong, CN @ Pier Pressure 05/21 San Luis Potosi, MX @ Wakamole Bar 05/22 Guadalajara, MX @ El Oculto 05/23 Monterrey, MX @ Cafe Iguana w/ Darkest Hour 05/24 Mexico City, MX @ Hard Rock Live w/ Darkest Hour 06/19 Lisbon, PT @ Tuatara 06/20 Leipzig, DE @ Conne Island w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 06/21 Trier, DE @ Summer Blast w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 06/22 Clisson, FR @ Hellfest w/ Shai Hulud 06/23 Amersfort, NL @ De Kelder w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 06/24 Malmö, SE @ Debaser w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 06/25 Oslo, NO @ Club Maidenw/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 06/26 Gothenburg, SE @ West Coast Riot Fest 06/27 Montabaur, DE @ Mach1 Fest 06/28 Münster, DE @ Vainstream Fest w/ Shai Hulud 06/29 Dessel, BE @ Graspop w/ Shai Hulud 06/30 Schweinfurt, DE @ Alter Stattbahnhof w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/01 München, DE @ Feierwerk w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/02 Budapest, HU @ A38 w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/03 Vienna, AT @ Arena w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/04 Klobenstein, Bolzano, IT @ Rock im Ring Fest w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/05 Ceccano, IT @ Etnika Eastpack Rock Fest w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/06 Milano, IT @ Arena Concerti Idroscalo Fest w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/07 Sauvigny les Bois/Nevers, FR @ Salle Des Fetes w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/08 London, UK @ Carling Academy w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/09 Manchester, UK @ Academy 3 w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/10 Sheffield, UK @ Corporation w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/11 Newport, UK @ TJs w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 07/12 Plymouth, UK @ The White Rabbit w/ Shai Hulud, Crime In Stereo 11/21 Quito, EC @ El Aguijon 11/22 Bogota, CO @ Teatro La Mamma 11/23 Caracas, VE @ TBA 11/26 Buenos Aires, AR @ Teatrito 11/27 Buenos Aires, AR @ Salon Pueyrredon 11/28 Santiago, CL @ Galpon Victor Jara 11/29 Sao Paulo, BR @ Hangar 110 11/30 Curitiba, BR @ Via Reboucas

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