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    Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:26:58

    Radkey Announce Record Store Day Cassette Release and Tour - Check out "Red Letter" live + more

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    There is LOTS going on in the Radkey camp.

    The band of brothers –literally-- will drop the 9 Lives At The 100 Club, a limited edition, cassette-only release for Record Store Day.

    A cassette? What's that, you ask, millennials? Relax, we'll tell ya!

    Recorded at The 100 Club in London March 5, 2014 on the final date of their first ever headline tour, this release captures the raw energy and unhinged nature of the band's live shows while showcasing their power and sonic punch. It includes a cover of The Misfits' classic "Last Caress!"

    "The 100 Club show in London back in February was amazing, one of the coolest nights of our entire lives," explained Isaiah Radke. "So instead of making the obligatory 7-inch for Record Store Day, we wanted to do something special and put the show on a limited cassette with artwork from London skateboarder/illustrator Jack Hamilton. Selling out such a legendary place was a really big deal to us. The crowd was falling all over the stage so you can kinda hear Dee get hit by the mic and stuff!"

    Only 500 9 Lives At The 100 Club cassettes will be available worldwide for Record Store Day.

    That's what we call SERIOUSLY limited edition.

    Track Listing:

    Out Here In My Head
    Little Man
    Spirals
    Pretty Things
    Feed My Brain
    Start Freaking Out
    Cat & Mouse
    Red Letter
    N.I.G.G.A. (Not Okay)
    Last Caress
    Romance Dawn

    Radkey will be hitting the road in North America this May with Blood Red Shoes.

    Tour Dates:

    Wed, May 7 Washington, DC @ DC9*
    Thu, May 8 Raleigh, NC @ Kings*
    Sun, May 11 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle*
    Tue, May 13 Allston, MA @ Great Scott*
    Wed, May 14 Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands*
    Thu, May 15 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge*
    Fri, May 16 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison*
    Sat, May 17 Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern*
    Sun, May 18 Madison, WI @ The Frequency*
    Mon, May 19 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry*
    Fri, May 23 Las Vegas, NV @ Las Vegas Country Saloon w/ Naked Raygun
    Mon, May 26 San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
    Tue, May 27 Los Angeles, @ The Echo*
    Wed, May 28 San Francisco, CA @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall*
    Fri, May 30 Seattle, WA @ Barboza*
    Sat, May 31 Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar*
    *w/ Blood Red Shoes

    For ticket info, visit radkey.net.

    While we got ya here, check out the live version of "Red Letter" below.



    Are you feeling the awesomeness of Radkey and their RSD cassette?

    —Carly Costello
    04.10.14



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