BRAIN TUMORS releases 7″ and announces East Coast tour

Forged through a combination of cured meats and various prescription drugs, Minneapolis’ hardcore punk-masters, BRAIN TUMORS, release their unforgettable self-titled 7″ through Fashionable Idiots and Pass Judgement Records on August 22, 2011 – the same day they embark upon a two-week journey with fellow Minneapolis moron-trailblazers, MUCH WORSE.

Fashionable Idiots spokesperson, Andy Peterson, had the following to say regarding the release of such an uncontrollable juggernaut:

“I think one of these guys is a cop. I heard they have a lot of drugs and a great guitar tone. I look forward to hearing them.”

Produced by Matt Castore (Condominium, Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave) and drawing influence from early Husker Du and a bunch of obscure Japanese hardcore, the record features six ripping tracks covering original topics like being punk, getting older, drinking, and problems with girls.

“I don’t know if I should practice tonight,” says drummer Dan Fuckhead Johnson over text messages. “I might have given myself a mild concussion at practice last night by hitting myself in the temple area with a drum stick. Yeah, dude, it was crazy.”

The record comes hot on the heels of their sold-out demo cassette, which Maximum RocknRoll called, “really fucking good”.

8/22 – Minneapolis, MN at Club Med w/ Organized Sports, Male Nurses, Subclinix, Cokskar
8/23 – Chicago, IL at Ranchos Huevos
8/24 – Columbus, OH at Boneyard w/ Lights Out, Judas Sheep
8/25 – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Girlfight, Heartless
8/26 – New York, NY w/ Hank Wood & the Hammerheads, Male Nurses
8/27 – Philadelphia, PA at Dad’s House with Leather
8/28 – Washington, DC w/ Dirty Wars
8/29 – Richmond, VA
8/30 – Raleigh, NC at The Union w/ Shards
8/31 – Charlotte, NC or some shit
9/1 – Nashville, TN
9/2 – St. Louis, MO

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