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Taking Back Sunday Announce First Leg Of 20th Anniversary Tour

There’s a lot to keep on sharing now that the NY Comic Con has ended and wow what an event that was for me. Hopefully you’ve begun to peruse our Official Instagram because there is a lot to see. It was so crowded that I still feel people bumping into me some two days later. Don’t laugh because I am not kidding around. Anyway, here is some awesome news from the Taking Back Sunday camp. Let’s have a look.

tour posters, taking back sunday

The Press Release:
Craft Recordings is excited to announce a special collaboration with Taking Back Sunday, in celebration of the band’s 20th anniversary. As part of this year-long fête, the band will be embarking on an extensive worldwide tour, paying tribute to their catalog – and their fans – with full album performances. In conjunction, Craft will be releasing a special career (to date)-spanning compilation, titled Twenty. The 21-song collection is set for release on January 11, 2019, and will span all seven of their full-length albums, in addition to a couple of surprises.

Stay tuned for the full track listing and format details to be revealed very soon. The pre-order for Twenty will launch October 30, 2019. Watch the 2019 tour trailer below…

“It feels strange to say out loud…2019 marks 20 years since I joined Taking Back Sunday and my life changed forever,” remarks singer Adam Lazzara. “So, next year we will be traveling the world to celebrate the amazing brotherhood, music and life we have created together over the past 20 years. We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an experience to remember.”
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Craft Recordings To Re-Issue Mike Ness Solo LP’s

Fans of the solo work by Social Distortion founder Mike Ness will surely be excited about the vinyl re-issues of two of his albums by the fine folks at Craft Recordings. Check out the full press release below along with the art.

mike ness, mike ness photos, photo by carter jung

The Press Release:
Craft Recordings is proud to announce two vinyl reissues for Mike Ness’ solo albums, Under The Influences and Cheating At Solitaire, both set for release on April 6th. Ness is most widely known as the frontman for Social Distortion – a band that would profoundly impact the American Punk Rock movement and go on to be one of the best-selling punk rock groups of all time. But long before he ever heard the Ramones, the Clash or the Sex Pistols, Ness grew up listening to early rock and roll.

His solo work represents the full spectrum of all these influences. Cheating At Solitaire and Under The Influences integrate punk, rockabilly, primitive rock and roll, country and blues while maintaining the energy that typifies Mike Ness.
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