Australian punks Dune Rats re-release debut LP, announce North American tour

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photo by: Ian Laidlaw

Dune Rats is a three-piece punk rock band from Brisbane, Australia who has re-released their self-titled full-length under Dine Alone Records in North America. This is the first time Dune Rats has been available in North America since its release last year under Ratbag Records in the band’s native land. The band signed to Dine Alone Records less than a week ago and decided to celebrate with the re-release of Dune Rats which now includes three bonus tracks.

BrooklynVegan called the album, “a batch of weed-fueled pop-punk that should be comfort food for King Of The Beach-era Wavves fans.”

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Tracklisting:
01. “Dalai Lama, Big Banana, Marijuana”
02. “Superman”
03. “Funny Guy”
04. “Home Sick”
05. “ET”
06. “Good Seeds”
07. “Lola”
08. “Blind”
09. “Drugs”
10. “DR DR”
11. “Heart”
12. “When You’re Around”
13. “Pogo” (Bonus Track)
14. “Red Light Green Light” (Bonus Track)
15. “Fuck It” (Bonus Track)

You can watch the animated video for “Dalai Lama, Big Banana, Marijuana” below:

Dune Rats’ tour dates with FIDLAR (with some extra stops in between) can be found below:

09/09 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater*
09/10 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck*
09/11 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
09/12 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Icon Lounge
09/14 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater*
09/15 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room*
09/16 – Columbia, MO @ Mojo’s*
09/18 – Newport, KY @ Thompson House*
09/19 – Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch*
09/21 – Toronto, ON @ The Silver Dollar Room
09/22 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount*
09/24 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer*
09/26 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall*
09/27 – Trenton, NJ @ Mill Hill Basement
09/28 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat*
09/29 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle*
10/01 – Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor
10/02 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade – Hell*
10/03 – Gainesville, FL @ High Dive*
10/04 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The Bends
10/05 – Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder*
10/06 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks*
10/08 – Houston, TX @ The Studio at Warehouse Live*
10/09 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada*
10/10 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
10/11 – San Antonio, TX @ Limelight
10/13 – Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street Collective*
10/15 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad*
10/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom*
10/17 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park*
10/19 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex*
10/20 – Boise, ID @ Reef
10/22 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom*
10/23 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox*
10/24 – Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
10/27 – Sacramento, CA @ The Press Club
10/28 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s*
10/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theatre*
10/31 – Los Angeles, CA @ Regent Theatre*

With FIDLAR = *