CKY has announced a new crop of tour dates to kick off their 2019 touring season today consisting of nine shows throughout the northeast. The band had previously toured the U.S. with Nekrogoblikon in the U.S. late last year.
The band’s record store day vinyl exclusive EP, Too Precious To Kill, is available digitally as of today. Too Precious to Kill, featuring a cover of GG Allin classic “Bite It You Scum,” was previously only available in select retail outlets as a Record Store Day exclusive.
CKY released The Phoenix last summer via Entertainment One (eOne). The all-new LP is the first release since the band put out Carver City in 2009. The album was engineered and mixed at Rancho De La Luna, the highly regarded recording studio in Joshua Tree, CA.
Chad I Ginsburg, the band’s guitarist and singer, steps into the frontman role with charisma, charm, and bravado, confidently delivering a diverse performance as he claims a position that was clearly rightfully his to own.
He’s joined in enduring partnership and musical and personal chemistry by fellow CKY cofounder, Jess Margera, the drummer whose extracurricular work in projects like The Company Band (with guys from Clutch and Fireball Ministry) expanded CKY’s horizons as much as Ginsburg’s solo work has as well. The duo returned to their primary project refreshed and reenergized, with bassist Matt Deis (ex-All That Remains), who first joined CKY in 2005.
CKY TOUR DATES:
March 8th – Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
March 9th – Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally’s
March 10th – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street
March 11th – Providence, RI @ The Met
March 13th – Amityville, NY @ Revolution
March 14th – Washington, D.C @ Rock & Roll Hotel
March 15th – Johnson City, TN @ Capone’s
March 16th – Snowshoe, WV @ Ballhooter Spring Break Festival
March 17th – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, and Deftones have all personally invited CKY on tour, cementing a legacy as a hard-charging live act. CKY built a worldwide fanbase of dedicated acolytes, friends, and supporters, lovingly dubbed the CKY Alliance, with a broader group of musicians, athletes, and other creative types in the CKY family, both literally and figuratively.