LESS THAN JAKE Signs to Fat Wreck Chords, Announces Summer Tour

By Chip Tamplin

Published on Monday, April 22, 2013

Less Than Jake will release a new album this fall via Fat Wreck Chords. The band has also announced new tour dates with Pentimento and Hostage Calm.

New June Tour Dates Announced with Hostage Calm & Pentimento. This photo is a preview from Less Than Jake’s new feature in INKED Magazine! Ska-punk veterans Less Than Jake announced last week that they will be putting out a brand-new album this fall on Fat Wreck Chords. The label released the following statement on its website:

Looks like the team is officially back! Following the 2012 reissue of the Fat classic Borders & Boundaries and the subsequent EP collection Greetings & Salutations, it only made sense to bring Less Than Jake back into the Fat folds for real. This fall will see a brand new Less Than Jake album on Fat Wreck Chords, their first full length of brand new material since 2008.

As the statement says, the new full-length will be Less Than Jake’s first LP release of fully brand-new material since 2008’s GNV FLA . It will also be the first Less Than Jake release of full brand-new material on Fat Wreck in over 10 years! The band has been writing and demoing new songs in its hometown of Gainesville, FL, for the last few months and will begin recording at the top of May. The new album will be the follow-up to the Greetings & Salutations collection, which is for sale in the band’s webstore.

Additionally, Less Than Jake has added a U.S. run of tour dates to its 2013 schedule. The June dates will be supported by Hostage Calm and Pentimento. Check out all of the group’s tour dates below – which include a current run through Europe.

Less Than Jake 2013 Tour Dates

Apr 22, 2013 Ljubljana, Slovenia Gala Hala Open Air
Apr 24, 2013 Pinarella Di Cervia, Italy Rockplanet Club
Apr 25, 2013 Seregno, Italy Honky Tonky
Apr 26, 2013 Munich, GermanyMonster Bash @ COLUMBIAHALLE
Apr 27, 2013 Berlin, Germany Monster Bash @ Festpllatz
Apr 28, 2013 Meerhout, Belgium Groezrock
Apr 29, 2013 Dordecht, Holland Bibelot
Apr 30, 2013 Paris, France La Maroquinerie
May 02, 2013 Gainesville, Florida Bo Diddley plaza
May 05, 2013 West Palm Beach, FL. SUNFEST

With Hostage Calm, Pentimento
Jun 11, 2013 Patchogue, NY Emporium
Jun 12, 2013 New York, NY Rocks Off! Boat Cruise
Jun 14, 2013 Montebello, QC Amnesia Rockfest
Jun 15, 2013 New Haven, CT Toads
Jun 16, 2013 Boston, MA Rocks On! Boat Cruise
Jun 18, 2013 Nags Head, NC Kelly’s
Jun 20, 2013 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
Jun 21, 2013 St Augustine, FL The Standard
Jun 22, 2013 Melbourne, FL County Line Saloon

Jun 28, 2013 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre
Jul 21, 2013 El Paso, Texas Ink Life Tour 2013 – Texas Tattoo Showdown Festival
Aug 10, 2013 Collingwood, ON Wakestock
Oct 12, 2013 Sao Paulo, Brazil WROS FEST
Oct 13, 2013 Sao Paulo, Brazil WROS FEST

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