Celebrated American rock band Against Me! have announced they will be heading out this May for a run of Australian headline dates to celebrate the release of their new album, Shape Shift With Me.

They will be in the country as part of the Groovin The Moo lineup and will be playing additional shows in Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Wollongong, Sydney and Perth supported by Melbourne’s own Camp Cope.

Tickets for all shows (excluding Groovin The Moo) go on sale at 9am local time on Thursday, February 9.

Four years ago, Against Me! front woman Laura Jane Grace came out as transgender; 18 months later, she released the band’s sixth album, the fiery Transgender Dysphoria Blues, one which she began working on before her transition and helped document the struggles she was facing.

Four years after Grace’s public reintroduction, Against Me! released their new album, Shape Shift With Me in September 2016. An album about love that deceptively complex emotion we all struggle with yet has somehow eluded most of Grace’s song writing for the past 20 years. In November, front woman Laura Jane Grace released her memoir titled TRANNY: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. TRANNY is a searing account of Grace’s search for identity and true self.

Joining Against Me! is Melbourne’s Camp Cope who have toured tirelessly since their inception: shows with Modern Baseball, Screaming Females, PUP and Cayetana, a headlining slot on Weekender Fest, a national Laneway Festival spot and a string of their own sold out shows.

Against Me! reveal the support acts who will be opening each show on the upcoming Australian tour in May with Camp CopeTickets for all shows are on sale now.

 

AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES WITH CAMP COPE

WEDNESDAY 3 MAY – THE TRIFFID, BRISBANE

Tickets available from thetriffid.com.au

SUPPORTED BY: THE CUTAWAYS

 

THURSDAY 4 MAY – BRISBANE HOTEL, HOBART 

Tickets available from Oztix outlets and Oztix.com.au

SUPPORTED BY: BANSHEELAND 

 

FRIDAY 5 MAY – MAX WATTS, MELBOURNE

Tickets available from www.maxwatts.com.au/melbourne

SUPPORTED BY: THE FOOTBALL CLUB

 

WEDNESDAY 10 MAY – UNI BAR, WOLLONGONG

Tickets available from moshtix.com.au

SUPPORTED BY: THE NUCLEAR FAMILY

 

THURSDAY 11 MAY – MANNING BAR, SYDNEY

Tickets available from manningbar.com

SUPPORTED BY: MERE WOMEN

 

FRIDAY 12 MAY – ROSEMOUNT, PERTH

Tickets available from rosemounthotel.com.au

SUPPORTED BY: HOPE STREET

 

GROOVIN THE MOO TOUR DATES:

FRIDAY 28 APRIL – WAYVILLE

SATURDAY 29 APRIL – MAITLAND

SUNDAY 30 APRIL - TOWNSVILLE

SATURDAY 6 MAY – BENDIGO

SUNDAY 7 MAY – CANBERRA

SATURDAY 13 MAY - BUNBURY

Tickets available from gtm.net.au

 

 AgainstMeSupports

Latest News

smlMelvinsLoveDeath

THE MELVINS Release New Track "What's Wrong With You"

The Melvins return with a double album, A Walk With Love and Death, on July 7 via Ipecac…
smlGoatwhore vengeful ascension

New GOATWHORE Song "Mankind Will Have No Mercy"

Goatwhore will release their anticipated Vengeful Ascension full-length worldwide on June…
smlturnover

TURNOVER Announce New Album "Good Nature"

TURNOVER reunited with longtime producer Will Yip to record "Good Nature" out August 25th…
smlHatbreed

HATEBREED Release Video For "Seven Enemies"

Hatebreed's new video for "Something's Off" has made its online debut. The track appears…
smlBodycount

BODYCOUNT Release "Here I Go Again" Video

BODY COUNT have released a new video for "The Ski Mask Way" off their new album…
smlLillingtons1 550

THE LILLINGTONS Join Fat Wreck Chords

Fat Wreck Chords have announced the addition of The Lillingtons to the label for the…
smlFaitheater

FAITHEATER Release "Furnace Sessions" EP

Adelaide band, FAITHEATER have released a re-recorded version of their 2014 demo with…
smlZAO

ZAO Release Video For The Track "Broken Pact Blues"

ZAO have released a video for the track "Broken Pact Blues" off their latest album…
smlbanedocumentary

Second Teaser From Upcoming BANE Documentary Released

A second teaser for the upcoming documentary on BANE titled "Holding These Moments" has…
smlDeadCross

DEAD CROSS (Slayer / Faith No More) Release Second Track

Dead Cross is Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Misfits), Mike Patton (Faith…
smlillnatured

ILL NATURED Stream Two New Tracks From Upcoming LP

As a teaser for the band's upcoming "Twisted Visions" LP on Last Ride Records, Ill…
smlMiracle Drug 1134 web photo by by Bryan Volz 1024x683

MIRACLE DRUG Tease New EP "How Much Is Enough"

WAR Records has issued a trailer and preorders for the How Much Is Enough debut EP from…

VIDEO HIGHLIGHT

Latest Tweets

Copyright © 2011 Rest Assured Zine.
All Rights Reserved.