Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Six Years Later... A New Album!






...well, hello me lovelies!  Goodness, it's been a while, hasn't it?  So much has changed in the past six years, why, it's hard to summarize it all.  The global economic collapse, the tragic war in Lithuania, David Bowie's untimely election to the presidency, and the departure of so many beloved heroes, such as Phife Dawg, Phife Dawg, and Phife Dawg.  Too much to talk about!

So let's just stick to the business at hand.  As for the Dreadnoughts, aye, well, there's the rub.  (What does "there's the rub" mean? Is it some vague Shakespearean reference to what Squid Vicious rather confusingly calls a "hand shandy"?  No-one knows!  Stay tuned!) 

So, the Dreadnoughts.  Oh, wait, sorry.  We didn't do that right.  Since this is 2017, every time you type out your band name you must do so with a hyperlink to your Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, SnapChat, and Hypertron pages to increase "global digital branding exposure".

So, THE DREADNOUGHTS.  What's new with us?  Well, we're making a new album. Releasing the album in late summer 2017.  It's both new and it's an album.  In addition, we've just discovered that "album" is definitely one of those words that looks super weird when you read it a few times.

And this new album... it's a concept album.  To our knowledge there has not yet been a folk-punk concept album.  We've not going to tell you what the concept is, but in a genre that is mostly "fiddly-diddly-drink [repeat]", we thought we'd add something new to the pile.  Something a little more meaningful.  We hope you buy like it.

Oh, and please say hello to two new members of the band, Wormley Wangersnitch (violin) and [TBD] (Accordion):


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You can catch this phenomenal new lineup at our 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY shows Calgary (Mar 10), Edmonton (Mar 11), and Vancouver (Mar 17-18), and at a few more locations in the summer.

(CHECK OUT THAT HYPERLINKING!  BRING IT ON, 2017!  JUST BRING IT THE FUCK ON!)




24 comments:

  1. Can't wait! Will you do shows in or around The Netherlands?
    PS: Hyperlinks are so 2027...

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  2. Excellent gintlemen.

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  3. I remember when I saw you play with The Creepshow in London, Ont. and it was a lot of fun. I bought your Polka Never Dies album and have been a fan ever since. Can't wait to hear a new album

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  4. So, does this mean that Seamus O'Flanahan is no longer in the band? It's very unfortunate if that's the case. I liked him. (All hail Seamus O'Flanahan and his magnificent hair!)

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  5. Come to Czech republic for summer to let us hear your new album! :)

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    1. Lovely to see another Czech fan in here, so let's join voices - COME TO CZECH REPUBLIC!!! :D

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  6. Come to Montreal! I'll buy you poutine!!!

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  7. Please please please come to toronto I would drag as many people to the concert to make it happen. I know many people who would be so happy if you came here

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    1. ^this^ We would love to see you here!!!

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  8. Please come to California. Specifically San Francisco or Sacramento.
    :)

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  9. I understand that Canada is your homebase... you should venture over to Windsor or even (gasp) across the border to Detroit. There is a fantastic bar here that would LOVE to host your nonsense.

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  10. Please come to Toronto. Seeing you guys live would be unreal.

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  14. I just want to say that I'm a massive fan of your music, you guys are fucking awesome. Been listening for only a few months but you guys are probably my all-time favourite band. You make some genuinely amazing stuff and always make me feel better no matter the day. Got three albums and an EP, can't wait for the new one, it sounds like it'll be a lot of fun, whatever it is.

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  15. Come to Switzerland, Germany or Austria!

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