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MC5 Supergroup MC50 Announces Support for Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour

MC5 Supergroup MC50 Announces Support for "Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour"

Faith No More's Billy Gould Takes Over as Bassist, Joining Members of Soundgarden, Fugazi, Zen Guerilla, and Special Guests

Openers Include The Detroit Cobras, Starcrawler, Man Or Astro-Man?, more TBA


Today, Wayne Kramer announces North American support for MC50, his supergroup headlining the much-anticipated "Kick Out The Jams: The 50th Anniversary Tour." Openers for the tour include The Detroit Cobras, Starcrawler, and Man Or Astro-Man?, with more TBA -- full details in dates below.

Faith No More monster bassist Billy Gould has also signed on for the tour's duration, replacing previously announced MC50 member Dug Pinnick (King's X). Additional dates will deliver guest performances from Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam), Greg Dulli (The Afghan Whigs), and fellow Detroit mainstay Don Was (Was Not Was).

Watch MC50 perform "Come Together" live, in full:

Alongside Wayne Kramer, leader of legendary Detroit proto-punk / hard rock band the MC5, MC50 features Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty, and frontman Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla) for all shows celebrating the landmark anniversary of MC5's incendiary debut album, Kick Out the Jams. The tour follows the impending release of Kramer's memoir  The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities, to be published August 14 by Da Capo Press.

Find all tour details, including ticket links and more, at

Tour Dates
9/5 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live
9/6 - St. Augustine, FL @ Backyard Stage at St. Augustine Amphitheatre
9/7 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse#
9/8 - Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival
9/9 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
9/11 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club*
9/12 - New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall*
9/13 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club*
9/14 - Huntington, NY @ The Paramount*
9/15 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer*
9/17 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza*
9/18 - Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre
9/19 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
9/21 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre*
9/22 - Grand Rapids, MI @ 20 Monroe Live*
9/23 - Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
9/25 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom*
9/26 - St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room*
9/28 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk*
9/29 - Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater*
10/1 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Marquee
10/2 - Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl
10/3 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues^
10/4 - San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom^
10/5 - Los Angeles, CA @ John Anson Ford (A Benefit for charity Jail Guitar Doors)
10/15 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater^
10/16 - Seattle, WA @ The Showbox^
10/17 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom^
10/19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall^
10/20 - Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre^
10/23 - Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theater*
10/24 - Chicago, IL @ Metro Chicago*
10/25 - Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart's*
10/26 - Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew's Hall*
10/27 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore*

#w/ Man Or Astro-Man?
*w/ Detroit Cobras

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