March 11 — Veteran punk band D.O.A. will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of its album, Hardcore 81 this spring with a new tour.
The band announced Friday, it will celebrate the mark with a tour of the United States and Canada in April and May. The tour is scheduled to launch April 5 in Seattle, WA. The North American leg is scheduled to run through April 16 in Las Vegas, NV and features performances in cities, such as Grants Pass, OR; San Jose, CA and San Diego, CA.
The Canadian leg of the tour is scheduled to run from May 5-7.It opens in Regina, SK before making its way to Saskatoon, SK and winding down in Winnipeg, MB.
Sudden Death Records has re-issued Hardcore 81 as an added celebration of the album. The re-issue features three bonus tracks and a 12-page booklet titled “D.O.A.’s History Of Hardcore.” The liner notes in the booklet were penned by Joey Shithead.
In other news, punk rock collectibles company Aggronautix has released a limited edition bobblehead of Joey Shithead. The bobble head is limited to only 500 numbered units.
Hardcore 81 was recently named one of Canada’s all-time greatest albums. It received the accolade at the November 2019 CBC Polaris Awards.
More information on D.O.A.’s new tour and album re-issue is available along with all of D.O.A.’s latest news at: