Gang of Four touring with New Regime this Fall

Music News | Sep 25th, 2015

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Gang of Four will be touring again this Fall with San Diego’s The New Regime and the bands will be offering a Free 4 song download to support the tour. Featuring two tracks from each band, the sampler includes “To Hell With Poverty” and “At Home He’s a Tourist” by Gang of Four and “Mannequin” and “Don’t Chase It” by The New Regime.The sampler can be downloaded here:

UK’s GANG OF FOUR released its critically-acclaimed new album What Happens Next earlier this year on Metropolis Records. Called “the year’s best record” by San Diego Reader and a “spry, twisty workout” by Entertainment Weekly, the “edgy, intense, and confrontational” ( Paste ) What Happens Next features collaborations with Alison Mosshart from The Kills, Robbie Furze from The Big Pink, Gail Ann Dorsey, and Japanese superstar Hotei. German superstar Herbert Grönemeyer takes vocals on the latest single “The Dying Rays” whose video was premiered by A.V. Club. With their debut album Entertainment! posited at #8 on Pitchfork’s Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (which was incidentally also found on Kurt Cobain’s handwritten list of favorite albums), Gang of Four have been incredibly influential on artists as diverse as Bloc Party, St. Vincent, R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Sleater Kinney, Franz Ferdinand and LCD Soundsystem.

Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist and songwriter, Ilan Rubin is best known for his drumming with Nine Inch Nails, Angels & Airwaves and Paramore, but it can be argued that his best work happens when this one-man-band is fronting-and backing – The New Regime. Attendees of the upcoming tour will get a unique live music experience – with Rubin on guitar/vocals fronting a 3-piece band. The addition of a full band allows for a raw, dynamic representation of his music, packed with improvisations and embellishments expanding beyond the recorded material. Rubin’s commanding stage presence will shock those used to seeing him behind a drum-set. The New Regime premiered the video for “We Rise, We Fall” on Monday which you can see here.

Tour Dates:

Sep 28 The Loving Touch Ferndale, MI
Sep 29 Altar Bar Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 30 Ottobar Baltimore, MD
Oct 02 The Ballroom @ The Outer Space Hamden, CT
Oct 03 The Met Providence, RI Tickets RSVP
Oct 04 Modern Sky Festival New York, NY
Oct 06 20th Century Theater Cincinnati, OH
Oct 07 Thalia Hall Chicago, IL
Oct 08 Old Rock House Saint Louis, MO
Oct 11 Mural Amphitheatre Seattle, WA
Oct 12 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR
Oct 13 Venue Vancouver, Canada
Oct 15 Ace of Spades Sacramento, CA
Oct 16 The New Parish Oakland, CA
Oct 17 The Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA
Oct 18 Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Oct 19 The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ
Oct 20 Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ
Oct 23 The Parish Austin, TX
Oct 24 Paper Tiger San Antonio, TX
Oct 25 Tipitina’s New Orleans, LA
Oct 26 40 Watt Club Athens, GA
Oct 27 The Social Orlando, FL
Oct 28 State Theatre St Petersburg, FL
Oct 29 Culture Room Fort Lauderdale, FL


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