Fucked Up announce ‘Zodiac’ tour, debut “California Cold”

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Artful hardcore experimentalists Fucked Up have released a stream of the b-side from their upcoming Year of the Hare EP. Hear the eight-minute “California Cold” at Stereogum. Year of the Hare marks the seventh entry in the band’s ongoing Zodiac series, where the band typically pair up two progressive and experimental (read: very long) tracks. The record will see a release on June 16 through Deathwish, Inc.

Starting May 1, Fucked Up will tour in support of Year of the Hare as well as their six other Zodiac releases. The band announced that they will perform live with nine members — including members of Toronto’s Doomsquad — and the setlist will vary each night, drawing specifically from the Zodiac releases. Many of the planned songs in the setlist have never been played live. Considering this comes from the band who once played a free 12-hour show in New York City, surprises are to be expected.

See a list of dates for the Zodiac tour below.

Fucked Up Tour Dates

May 1  Firehouse Pizza & Pub – Normal, IL
May 2  Loving Touch (Blowout Festival) – Ferndale, MI
May 9  Ritual Nightclub – Ottawa, ON
May 22  Hangar – Dublin, Ireland
May 23  Liverpool Sound City – Liverpool,UK
May 24  The Marble Factory – Bristol, UK
May 25  Gold Sounds – Leeds University Student Union – Leeds, UK
May 26  Koko – London, UK
May 28  Stereolux – Nantes, France
May 29  This Is Not A Love Song Festival – Paloma – Nimes, France
May 30  Primavera Sound Festival – Barcelona, Spain
May 31  Apolo – Barcelona, Spain
June 26  The Wick – Brooklyn, NY
June 27  Monty Hall – Jersey City, NJ
June 28  International House Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA
June 29  Howard Theatre – Washington, DC
July 1  Southern Pine Company – Savannah, GA
July 2  Eyedrum Gallery – Atlanta, GA
July 3  Saturn – Birmingham, AL
July 5  Third Man – Nashville, TN
July 6  The Garfield Park Conservatory – Chicago, IL
July 24  Wayhome Festival – Oro-Medonte, ON

Fucked Up released both the Glass Boys full-length and the Year of the Dragon EP last year.

View the video for “Inside a Frame” below.