UNSANE Start Their UK/EU Tour This Friday

UNSANE

UNSANE will make their way down under to Europe and the UK in October/November of 2022. Commenting on getting the band together, the founding member, Chris Spencer explains: “During the pandemic, me and my friends Cooper[Made Out Of Babies] and Jon [Syverson – Daughters] started playing the early UNSANE material for fun”. – explains Spencer: “Now that the lockdown is over, we’re super excited to get out and play this stuff for people. The new line-up is much more high energy as is the early Unsane material. We’re fucking psyched to get out there!”

Forming in 1988, the trio created a relentless brand of rock with their well-versed influences of the Hardcore, Punk and Metal genres. The early days of UNSANE began in the late ’80s under the original incarnation of the band — Chris SpencerPete Shore (bass), and Charles Ondras (drums) — crawled larvally out of the practice space in 1989 and began playing New York’s seediest haunts. It was these graveyard slots at clubs like CBGB’s where the band developed and honed their trademark sound and delivered the goods with due intensity and volume.

Unsane’s growing intensity, combined with their strong DIY touring approach influenced this greatly iconic self-titled album [recently reissued by Lamb Unlimited]: “It seemed important to capture that aspect in recording. I was using a cassette recorder to record the live shows and actually put between song live noise on the album.” – explains Chris adding: “For me, getting to play the early material that I had written during a super chaotic period in my life and the city of New York feels amazing. UNSANE never did a majority of this stuff after Charlie (our drummer) passed away, so to have the chance to revisit it now really brings back a lot of the personal shit that was going on at the time. The uncompromising nature of the material is nightly catharsis that is much needed after the shutdown of the pandemic!”

UNSANE quickly became a mainstay in New York noise and heavy music scenes. Originating from New York scum rock scene, while still pushing their unique “extreme” sound, UNSANE’S relentless, non-stop touring established them as an important part of the Lower East side New York City music scene of the late 80s.

UNSANE - UK/EU Tour 2022

* shows with support Maggot Heart

+ shows with support Cassels

^ shows with support Asbest

° shows with support San Leo

07/10/2022 CZ Brno Kabinet Múz *

08/10/2022 DE Leipzig Bandhaus *

09/10/2022 DE Berlin Urban Spre *

10/10/2022 PL Poznan Pawilon Nowa Gazownia *

11/10/2022 PL Gdańsk Drizzly Grizzly *

12/10/2022 PL Warsaw Chmury *

13/10/2022 LV Riga DEPO *

14/10/2022 EE Tallinn Sveta Baar *

15/10/2022 FI Helsinki BlowUp Festival

17/10/2022 SE Stockholm Debaser *

18/10/2022 NO Oslo Revolver *

19/10/2022 SE Linköping The Crypt *

20/10/2022 DK Copenhagen Loppen *

21/10/2022 DE Hamburg Hafenklang *

22/10/2022 NL Nijmegen Soulcrusher Festival *

23/10/2022 BE Bruxelles Magasin 4 *

25/10/2022 UK London Oslo Hackney +

26/10/2022 UK Birkenhead Futureyard +

27/10/2022 UK Glasgow Audio +

28/10/2022 UK Newcastle The Lubber Fiend +

29/10/2022 UK Sheffield Network 2 +

30/10/2022 UK Bristol Exchange +

01/11/2022 FR Lille The Black Lab ^

02/11/2022 FR Paris Petit Bain ^

03/11/2022 FR Bourges Le Nadir ^

05/11/2022 FR Pau La Ferronnerie ^

06/11/2022 FR Montpellier The Rockstore ^

07/11/2022 FR Décines Warmaudio ^

08/11/2022 CH Martigny Caves Du Manoir °

10/11/2022 DE Karlsruhe Jubez °

11/11/2022 DE Regensburg Alte Mälzerei °

12/11/2022 CZ Prague Underdogs’ °

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