Sharptooth Announce North American Tour
We’re obviously big fans of dinosaur-obsessed hardcore act Sharptooh — they easily made our list of the 50 best hardcore bands of the last ten years, and watching them lay waste to a small Brooklyn dive bar in our K! Pit was one of the more amazing things we’ve ever experienced. So it’s exciting to hear that they’ll be taking their show on the road this November, with Limbs and Wristmeetrazor in tow.
Get political and paleontological at one of the following dates:
08 — Chesapeake, VA – Riffhouse
09 — Fredrick, MD – Cafe 611
10 — Brooklyn, NY – Kingsland
11 — Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
12 — Providence, RI – Alchemy
13 — Manchester, NH – Jewel
14 — Quebec City, QC – L’Anti
15 — Toronto, ON – Sneaky Dee’s
16 — London, ON – Call the Office
17 — Buffalo, NY – Casa di Francesca’s
18 — Hamtramck, MI – The Sanctuary
20 — Nashville, TN – The End
21 — St. Louis, MO – Fubar
22 — Chicago, IL – Cobra Lounge
23 — Indianapolis, IN – Healder (Sharptooth only)
In the stone-faced world of hardcore, walking the line between serious and fun can be tough, but Sharptooth make it look easy. Led by indefatigable vocalist Lauren Kashan, the Baltimore band may have taken their name from the T‑Rex in The Land Before Time, and may use dinosaur imagery on tons of their merch and promo materials (the title of their 2017 album Clever Girl being an obvious reference to Jurassic Park). But on tracks like Can I Get A Hell No and Give ‘Em Hell Kid, Sharptooth confront dire issues like misogyny and racism as mercilessly as any other band today. If their performance in our Brooklyn K! Pit taught us anything, it’s that this band will bite the hand off of anyone that fucks with it — and have a blast doing so.
If you haven’t already — and hell, even if you have — watch them play our K! Pit below:
Sharptooth vocalist Lauren Kashan on why we should all use International Women’s Day’s theme of Choose To Challenge to question ourselves and confront our own internal biases.
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