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Following a week-and-a-half November tour through the Midwest, Cop Problem will this week pack the van back up for a Northeastern mini-tour.
Alongside brethren in Old Lines, this Friday, December 6th, Cop Problem will travel north to invade Danbury, followed by Brooklyn on Saturday, before returning to Philadelphia for a hometown throwdown on Sunday night. Stay tuned for additional tour actions to be announced into and through 2014.
Catch the band live on the dates below, or you can hear the band's newly released "Buried Beneath White Noise" EP after the jump.
12/06/2013 Heirloom Arts Theatre - Danbury, CT w/ Old Lines, Empty Vessels, Bad_Decisions
12/07/2013 The Acheron - Brooklyn, NY w/ Passage, Capacities, Old Lines, Lords of Death
12/08/2013 Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia w/ Old Lines, Heathen Reign More...
Philadelphia-based activists Cop Problem have taken their latest battle cry, "Buried Beneath White Noise," to the streets this week by self-releasing the EP.
Surging with the most anguished and enraged anthems from the quartet to date, corralled by engineer/producer Will Yip (Paint It Black, Circa Survive, Balance & Composure), today Invisible Oranges unleashes a stream of the EP's four crushing tracks. Check out the full stream below.
This Friday, November 1st, Cop Problem embarks on a week-and-a-half mission in support of the EP's release, kicking off with an Earth First Benefit show in Baltimore before heading out through the Midwest and back to the East Coast. Dates are as follows:
11/01/2013 Charm City Art Space - Baltimore, MD @ Earth First! Benefit
11/02/2013 The Murder Room - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Complete Failure, Unstitched, Meth Quarry
11/03/2013 Now That's Class - Cleveland, OH w/ Grin And Bear It, Youth Forgotten
11/04/2013 Center Street Free Space - Milwaukee, WI w/ No Brainer
11/05/2013 The Sound Cellar - Chesterton, IN
11/06/2013 The Owl Farm - Nashville, TN W/ Old Lines
11/07/2013 Al's Sidecar - Lexington, KY w/ Old Lines
11/08/2013 The Poison Lawn - Knoxville, TN
11/09/2013 Café Bourbon Street - Columbus, OH w/ Old Lines, Webrain, Bastards
12/06/2013 Heirloom Arts Theatre - Danbury, CT w/ Old Lines, Bad Decisions
12/07/2013 The Acheron - Brooklyn, NY w/ Old Lines More...
As Philly-based Cop Problem prepares to release the new "Buried Beneath White Noise" EP this week, Cvlt Nation today hosts the white-knuckled bombast and venomous lyrical content of the opening track, "Bear Witness." Check out the track below.
Recorded with engineer/producer Will Yip (Paint It Black, Circa Survive, Balance & Composure) at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, "Buried Beneath White Noise" will see a digital release through Cop Problem's Bandcamp page. A 7" version to be issued as a split release between Earsplit's new label division, The Compound, in North America, and Prejudice Me Records in Europe, by the end of the year.
Cop Problem has confirmed a ten-day November tour planned for the Midwest, followed by a series of East Coast performances before additional dates are announced for next year. More...
Philadelphia-based hardcore punk demonstrators Cop Problem have completed work on their newest recordings, and are preparing to release them in the form of the blistering four-track, "Buried Beneath White Noise" EP.
Recorded in early September with engineer/producer Will Yip (Paint It Black, Circa Survive, Balance & Composure) at Studio 4 in Pennsylvania, "Buried Beneath White Noise" will see a digital release through the band directly on October 24th.
A special vinyl pressing will be issued in late 2013 via a direct cooperation with Earsplit's new division, The Compound, for North America while longtime activist label Prejudice Me Records will be handling the European release.
To help propagate the word on the "Buried Beneath White Noise" EP, Pitchfork today unloads the closing track from Cop Problem's newest barrage of audio attrition with the enraged "American Spring" right here. The full track listing is as follows:
1. Bear Witness
2. From Within
3. Who Really Pays?
4. American Spring More...
Philly crust unit Cop Problem has freshly booked the band's newest DIY tour, beginning in just two days. Dates are available below, and the following press release was issued about the run:
"The band will charge down the East Coast with a rash of shows along their voyage to the eleventh installment of the massive The Fest in Gainesville, Florida. Cop Problem will share the stage this Friday, October 26th with mainstays such as Asshole Parade, Code Orange Kids, DNF (members of Touche Amore, Trash Talk), Wild Tribe, and more, The Fest 11 set to feature over three hundred bands including From Ashes Rise, Negative Approach, Propagandhi, 7 Seconds, Anti-Flag, and Ceremony, to name just a few.
"The band recently inducted newest member George Grimaldi (Less Life) on bass, with the rest of the CP lineup rounded-out by vocalist Deborah Cohen, guitarist/vocalist Randon Martin and drummer Joshua Cohen.
"Cop Problem continues to tour in support of the band’s mutinous self-titled debut 7" EP, which hit streets via War Torn Records (US) and Prejudice Me Records (Europe) last Spring. The three raging tracks on Cop Problem were recorded by Will Yip (Blacklisted, Converge, Paint It Black, Lauryn Hill) at Studio 4, and the cover art commissioned to world-renowned artist/tattoo artist Jason Angst. Stream the entire EP right here." More...