The Murder City Devils announce West Coast Tour, new website and LIMITED EDITION COLORED VINYL

11th – Seattle, WA – Showbox
12th – Seattle, WA – Showbox
13th – Vancouver, WA – Commodore
14th – Portland, OR – Roseland
15th – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
16th – Pomona, CA – Glasshouse
17th – Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda

Los Angeles, CA – A preacher’s mouth and a rock ‘n’ roll heart – sometimesthat’s all it takes to make you move. The Murder City Devils never fail tostir these emotions in their audience; for the fans that need to feel itagain, and for the fans that never have, the Devils are hitting the road fora week in February to deliver their powerful brand of sonic assault.

Starting February 11, 2009, the Devils embark on a seven-date West Coasttour with stops in Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco, Pomona, andLos Angeles. Tickets go on sale December 12, 2008. More information can befound at the all-new website

Sub Pop Records, celebrating 20 years of business this year, will re-issuelimited editions of all three MCD full-lengths (The Murder City Devils,Empty Bottles, Broken Hearts, and In Name and Blood) as well as the ThelemaEP on high quality color vinyl February 17, 2009.

What makes the Devils rise above is that they understand rock ‘n’ roll isabout much more than a simple formula – it’s a lifestyle you naturally knowor don’t. The music, the lyrics, the look, and the vibe all have to be insync. You either have it or you don’t, and the Devils have a combination sofew other bands in the genre possess – a gripping sound, a distinct message,a touch of the mysterious, and the know-how to give the fans exactly whatthey want.

After three full-length records and five years of relentless touring, theMurder City Devils called it quits on Halloween, 2001 at Seattle’s Showbox.Yet the same force that powered their manic tour schedule never quitesubsided, and the band celebrated its ten-year anniversary by playing at the2006 Capitol Hill Block Party and in 2007 at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin,TX.

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bobvinyl, writer and co-editor of No Song is an Island, founded its predecessor, Rock and Roll and Meandering Nonsense (whose archives are found here), in 2005 and served as editor and principal contributor until it went on hiatus in 2010. He has also been published in AMP and Loud Fast Rules! (in print) as well as Glide and FensePost on the web. He has been an avid record collector since he was seven years old and enjoys sharing his love of music from the common to the esoteric.

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