TURBONEGRO: Hank Recounts NY Incident; Announce Listening Parties

Having recently wrapped up a successful jaunt across the States with QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and a handful of headlining shows, Norway’s TURBONEGRO are back home preparing for their upcoming European tour. Frontman, Hank von Helvete, who required stitches after being struck by a bottle at one of the band’s New York headlining gigs, recounts the incident here.

TURBONEGRO and their legion of fans, dubbed Turbojugend, have also announced a handful of listening parties for the band’s upcoming release, Scandinavian Leather, now due out on May 6th in North America on Epitaph Records. The following listening parties will feature a listen of the new album in its entirety and selected venues will also host live performances by bands:

Los Angeles on 04/19 ??” The Garage (21+), 4519 Santa Monica Bl. From 5-7 PM
$1 Pabst Blue Ribbon Beers!

NYC on 04/20 – Otto’s Shrunken Head, 538 E 14th St. Between Ave. A & B @ 4 PM
Band: ASS COBRA NYC (TURBONEGRO tribute band)

Milwaukee on 04/19 – Shorewood Legion Hall, 4121 N.Wilson Ave @ 7:30 PM
Bands: TURBONDINGUS (TURBONEGRO tribute), GOD AND THE BABY JESUSES, THE MISTREATERS, and DEATH & TAXES

Detroit (Ypsilanti) on 04/25 – The Elbow Room @ 9PM
Band: THE DRAKES

Seattle, WA on 04/16 – Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater (21+), 2320 2nd Ave. @ 9 PM
Band: TEXYLVANIA will be performing Turbonegro covers 21+

Chapel Hill, NC on 04/16 – The Local 506, 506 W. Franklin St. 4/16 @ 9PM @
Bands: BOSS MARTIANS, BUZZSAWYER, and THE SPINNS

Kansas City, MO on 04/25 – El Torreon, 3101 E. Gillham @ 7PM
Bands: ROLEMODELS, THE FRAMED, IKE TURNER OVERDRIVE, and SPOILED SOLIDARITY

Quincy, MA on 04/18 @ TBA
Bands: TOTAL DARKNESS, UNLIKELY TO SUCCEED, PIPEDREAM, and DJ KM2

Baltimore, MD (Ellicott City) on 04/19 – The Store That Cannot Be Named, 8167 Main
Bands: DARKNESS, DENIM, ASS ROCKETS, LOOKING AT MY ASS, HAVING TO CALL THE ASS SQUAD, KEEPING THAT WILD ASS UNDER CONTROL, TELEPHONE HOOKERS, and HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVITY

Philadelphia, PA on 04/26 – The Khyber (21+), 2nd and Chestnut @ TBA
Band: none

Sacramento, CA on 05/01 – Old Ironsides @ 10PM
Band: DJ

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