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AKIMBO Announce U.S. Tour in Support of New Album

October 9, 2008

Seattle’s AKIMBO will be taking their act on the road in support of their new album, Jersey Shores, which was inspired by an infamous and bizarre legacy left from a string of shark attacks which occurred in the Garden State some 92 years ago. The album was recorded over a three week period at Headbanging Kill Your Mama Music in Louisville, Kentucky with Chris Owens (COLISEUM, BREATHER RESIST).

Tracklisting for Jersey Shores is as follows: 1. “Matawan” 2. “Bruder Vansant” 3. “Lester Stillwell” 4. “Rogue” 5. “Great White Bull” 6. “Jersey Shores

AKIMBO’s tour will also make a stop at this years CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. Dates are as follows: Oct 6 2008 BOUQUET BOISE, Idaho Oct 7 2008 KILBY COURT SALT LAKE CITY, Utah Oct 8 2008 HI DIVE DENVER, Colorado Oct 9 2008 RECORD BAR KANSAS CITY, Missouri Oct 10 2008 LOUNGE ON ELM ST. DALLAS, Texas Oct 11 2008 EMO’S AUSTIN, Texas Oct 12 2008 THE MINK BACKROOM HOUSTON, Texas Oct 13 2008 THE GRAVEL PIT MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas Oct 14 2008 BOTTLETREE BIRMINGHAM, Alabama Oct 15 2008 JJ’S BOHEMIA CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee Oct 16 2008 MILESTONE CHARLOTTE, North Carolina Oct 17 2008 TALKING HEAD BALTIMORE, Maryland Oct 18 2008 RED AND BLACK DC, Washington DC Oct 19 2008 DANIEL ST. MILFORD, Connecticut w/ MONOTONIX Oct 20 2008 SPACE 538 PORTLAND, Maine w/ EARTH + CONIFER Oct 21 2008 FONTANA’S, New York City, NY w/ THE BRONX + TRASH TALK Oct 22 2008 WESLEYAN MIDDLETON, Connecticut Oct 23 2008 MIDDLE EAST BOSTON, Massachusetts Oct 24 2008 KNITTING FACTORY - CMJ PANACHE SHOWCASE NEW YORK CITY, New York w/ AN ALBATROSS, MONOTONIX, AIDS WOLF + more Oct 25 2008 TODD P/PANACHE WAREHOUSE PARTY BROOKLYN, New York w/ GENGHIS TRON, DMBQ + more Oct 25 2008 NEUROT RECORDINGS PARTY @ EUROPA BAR BROOKLYN, NY w/ US CHRISTMAS + THE GIRAFFES Oct 26 2008 BOURBON ST COLUMBUS, Ohio Oct 28 2008 MELODY INN INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana Oct 29 2008 EMPTY BOTTLE CHICAGO, Illinois Oct 30 2008 THE BORG WARD MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin Oct 31 2008 THE UPTOWN MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota Nov 3 2008 EMPYREAN SPOKANE, Washington