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Milo Goes On Tour: The Descendents Announce April - November 2018 North American Tour Dates [Tix On Sale Friday]

Posted by Billyjam, February 13, 2018 08:30pm | Post a Comment

California pop-punk pioneers The Descendents today announced a 2018 North American tour that stretches from April til mid November with tickets going on sale at 10am (PST) this Friday (Feb 16th). The tour, in support of their most recent/seventh studio album Hypercaffium Spazzinate (2016 on Epitaph Records), features drummer Bill Stevenson, bassist Karl Alvarez, vocalist Milo Aukerman, and guitarist Stephen Egerton. Since 1986 that’s been the consistent lineup of The Descendents who first formed in SoCal in the late 70’s but who have broken up and reformed several times over the decades. With the exception of Milo, three of the band members formed the associated longtime punk group All back in 1987.

Much like their readily identifiable band logo / caricature of singer Milo, the music of the The Descendents has become iconic over the years. Releases including the SoCal group's 1982 debut album Milo Goes to College featuring such timeless gems as "Catalina," "Parents," "I'm Not A Loser," and "Suburban Home" and their 1985 album I Don't Wanna Grow Up (also on vinyl/LP)  featuring such simple yet brilliant songs as "Rockstar," "Silly Girl," "Good Good Things." and the title track remain California punk classics to this day as well been highly influential records on a later generation of skate punk and pop punk acts. Last May Epitaph released a 20th Anniversary edition of Everything Sucks on LP/vinyl that includes a bonus 7" featuring "Lucky" and "Shattered Milo."

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