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    Street Sects Spring Tour 2017

    …so freakish, it makes the blackest of blacks look gray by comparison. - Needle Drop …an achievement for industrial, one of the most pissed-off, angry records one can come into contact with. - CLRVYNT ...reaches back past the sleek ’90s take on the genre to the early and dark underbelly of industrial, invoking the work of Throbbing Gristle, early Skinny Puppy and Einstürzende Neubauten. - Burning Ambulance On the heels of the release of their poignant and punishing new album End Position, Austin duo Street Sects have another batch of tour dates to support the album. Having completed a west coast tour to close out 2016, Street Sects will now tour out east and back on a 27-date tour featuring support from bands such as Planning For Burial, HIDE, and Decide Today in various markets. Check out all tour dates below. Street Sects formed in 2013 after vocalist Leo Ashline emerged from the fog of a thirteen year battle with addiction and began collaborating with friend and multi-instrumentalist Shaun Ringsmuth. Disgusted with life but eager for catharsis, the duo embraced the experimental attitude and disillusionment of early industrial music pioneers, eschewing traditional rock music instrumentation and arrangement in favor of modern sampling technology and harsh electronics. Together they released a series of singles and honed their fierce and confrontational live performance, eventually writing and recording what would become End Position. Ashline’s pessimistic lyrics explore an array of intense, personal obsessions and the violence inherent in modern life, and End Position is a provocative existential statement on the bleeding-edge of extreme music. See Street Sects on tour this spring and stay tuned for more news to come soon. STREET SECTS, ON TOUR: March 31 Houston, TX @ Civic TV Laboratories % April 1 New Orleans, LA @ Circle Bar + April 2 Birmingham, AL @ DISCO April 3 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl April 4 Athens, GA @ ATHICA April 5 Columbia, SC @ TBA April 6 Charlotte, NC @ World Famous Milestone Club April 7 Harrisonburg, VA @ MACROCK DIY FEST April 8 Baltimore, MD @ The Sidebar $ ₩ April 9 Norfolk, VA @ Charlie's American Cafe April 10 Richmond, VA @ Leigh/Adams April 11 Philadelphia, PA @ The Pharmacy $ April 12 Providence, RI @ Machines with Magnets April 15 New York, NY @ Sunnyvale & = April 16 College State, PA @ Witch House April 17 Buffalo, NY @ Dreamland April 18 Pittsburgh, PA @ TBA # April 19 Columbus, OH @ House with No Name # April 20 Detroit, MI @ The Precinct # April 21 Ann Arbor, MI @ Far House # April 22 Cincinnati, OH @ The Mockbee # April 23 Indianapolis, IN @ Haunted Manor # April 24 Chicago, IL @ Smartbar # ÷ April 25 Milwaukee, WI @ Triple Zero # April 26 Minneapolis, MN @ TBA # April 27 Quad Cities, IA @ TBA April 28 Kansas City, MO @ Blind Tiger April 29 Ft Smith, AR @ Planet Zero % with Spit Mask + with Jasper Denhartigh (formerly of Heat Dust) ₩ with Axebreaker (Terence Hannum of Locrian) $ with Planning for Burial & with Field Agent (Stephen Lee Clark of Deafheaven) = with with Psalm Zero # with Decide Today ÷ with HIDE