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2011 marks the 10th anniversary of metallic hardcore band Ringworm‘s Birth Is Pain LP. Their first for Victory Records, the album remains a essential entry in the Clevo hardcore discography, and a decade later it still retains its ferocity. So it seems only appropriate that Ringworm would celebrate this auspicious occasion with a series of tour dates during which the band plays the entire record live. (There was a rumor that Ringworm would be playing this year’s United Blood fest in Virginia, but the organizers put that one to rest on the B9 board.)

Before this tour goes down, you’re going to want to re-familiarize yourself with the record, so check out live footage of album track “Amputee” from 2006 and peep the announced Birth Is Pain dates below. These are only a handful of the anticipated gigs, so don’t get too upset if you don’t see your city just yet!

3/15/2011 Cincinnati, OH @ Fogartys
3/16/2011 Nashville, TN @ Rocketown
3/17/2011 Little Rock, AR @ Downtown Music
3/18/2011 Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/19/2011 Tulsa, OK @ Reverb w/ Bitter End
3/20/2011 St Louis, MO @ Fubar Lounge
3/21/2011 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen


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