Against The Grain Racing Against Time


New album to be unleashed this summer, but there’s loads of shows before that

Against The Grain has been working steadily on their forthcoming LP since the beginning of the year and will be unleashed in mid summer.  Recorded at Train A-Comin Studios in Mt. Clemens, MI by Bryan Griffin, mixed at Audiosiege in Portland OR by Joel Grind (Toxic Holocaust, Poison Idea, Coliseum, Lord Dying) and mastered by Brad Boatright (From Ashes Rise, Sleep, Off!, Pierced Arrows).

Against The Grain will be hitting the stage this week as part of the 2015 Berserkerfest lineup and the band are excited, adding: “goddamn that’s a hell of a bill that the organizer’s have put on this year!”

Following the festival appearance will be a trek across the Northeast with their Berserkerfest brethren Lo Pan for a string of dates listed below.

Dates are:
3/12- The Loving Touch (Detroit, MI)
3/13 – Grog Shop (Cleveland, OH)
3/14 – The Lost Horizon (Syracuse, NY)
3/15 – TT The Bear’s (Boston, MA)
3/16 – Wonder Bar (Asbury Park, NJ)
3/17 – The Depot (York, PA)
3/18 – Saint Vitus (Brooklyn, NY)
3/19 – Kung Fu Necktie (Philly, PA)
3/20 – The Pinch (Washington DC)
3/21 – 31st St. Pub (Pittsburgh, PA)
3/22 – Spacebar (Columbus, OH)

3/28 – The Melody INN (Indianapolis, IN) *solo only
In April, they do a small run with one of the loudest bands on the planet Beast In The Field

4/22 – The Racket (Marquette, WI)
4/24 – The Lyric Room (Green Bay, WI)
4/26 – The Pyramid Scheme (Grand Rapids, WI)

FINALLY, in May they repeat what they did in 2011 and head back out with the almighty Tesco Vee and his Men O’ Meat for a bit of hell ride action across the East Coast.

4/30 – Bandito’s Burrito (Richmond, VA)
5/1 – Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)
5/2 – Kung Fu Necktie (Philly, PA)
5/3 – The Brighton Bar (Long Branch, NY)
5/4 – Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn, NY)
5/5 – Cafe Nine (New Haven, CT)
5/6 – Middle East Upstairs (Cambridge, MA)
5/8 – Hard Luck (Toronto, ON)

Aside from the touring and the new album, they’ll have copies of the repress of Surrounded By Snakes (pressed on translucent green vinyl) with them during these runs.


Copies will also be made available on the web store at Shop Self Destruco.

Also, coming on April 7th will be copies of Motor City Speed Rock available for the very first time on cassette over at Failure Records And Tapes and us!

Check out both albums (Surrounded By Snakes and Motor City Speed Rock) here

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