Rancid plot massive US summer tour

They also reveal new album details

Rancid have announced that they will embark on a tour across North America this summer.

The punk rock veterans will kick off their first tour since 2006 in Tucson, Arizona on June 10.

They’ll then hit cities including Austin, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Chicago and Montreal before wrapping up the tour with a five-night stint at the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza in August.

The tour dates are:

Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ (June 10)

El Paso, TX Club 101 (11)

Austin, TX La Zona Rosa (13)

Dallas, TX Granada Theater (14)

Houston, TX Warehouse Live (15)

Saint Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing (18)

Ft. Lauderdale, FL Revolution (19)

Orlando, FL House of Blues (20)

Jacksonville, FL Plush (21)

Atlanta, GA Masquerade (22)

Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues (24)

Jacksonville, NC Hooligans Music Hall (25)

Fayetteville, NC Jesters (26)

Nashville, TN Rocketown (27)

Sauget, IL Pop’s (28)

Tulsa, OK Cain’s (29)

Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre (July 1)

Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre (2)

Las Vegas, NV House of Blues (3)

Denver, CO The Fillmore (26)

Kansas City, MO The Beaumont (27)

Minneapolis, MN The Myth (28)

Chicago, IL House of Blues (30, 31)

Pontiac, MI Clutch Cargo (August 1)

Toronto, ONT Kool Haus (2, 3)

Montreal, QUE Metropolis (5, 6)

Worcester, MA The Palladium (8)

Providence, RI Lupo’s (9)

Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory (10)

Washington, DC 9:30 Club (11)

New York, NY Fillmore Irving Plaza (13-17)

The band have also announced that they’ve nearly completed their seventh studio album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2003’s ‘Indestructible’ is due out later this year. Epitaph president and Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz is handling production duties.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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