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Austin, TX outfit Bitter Tongues has changed their name, among other things, to Career Criminal. Here's a statement from the band:
"Bitter Tongues has been pretty inactive over the past year and a half due to a multitude of reasons. We finally added a new guitarist (Ribs Mason of Pride Kills, 10 Crowns, Iron Age fame) and we couldn't possibly be happier with our little Ribsy-poo. However, during our year and a half hiatus, we began writing/recording some songs that were worlds apart from our previous material. We planned to release it as Bitter Tongues, but it soon became apparent that this project is a completely seperate entity. So, folks, consider this your formal introduction to Career Criminal, a stripped-down oi/punk/hardcore influenced in no small part by Sham 69, The Four Skins, Cro-Mags and Slapshot."
The group will enter the studio with Stan Wright (Death Threat) later this month to complete a new EP. Meanwhile, the band has lined up the following shows:
6/26 Austin, TX @ Emo's w/ Fucked Up
7/21 Austin, TX @ Red Seven w/ Down to Nothing, Saint Street Brawlers
8/17 Austin, TX @ Red Seven w/ Reagan Youth, Doomsday Hour
Bitter Tongues has finished writing material for a new EP. Production for the release will begin later this month at Orphic Studios with Josh Wardrip (Man Is Mostly Water). According to the band, "the songs are a departure from our recent material." No release date has been announced. Meanwhile, the band continues to finalize material for their upcoming split with Holyfuckingcrap!, due out in early-2007.
Contrary to rumors, Bitter Tongues have not broken up. However, guitarist Jason has left the band to pursue his other band, Idle Kids. States the band:
"The decision to part ways was mutual, amicable and we wish him the best of luck. While we know replacing Jason will be difficult, we're slowly working in a new guitarist and hope to be playing live again soon."
Meanwhile, the Bitter Tongues hopes to record a new album this summer, though a release date and record label have yet to revealed.
In related news, Richard and Zach have formed a new band called Coptic Times with members of Iron Age and HoldxFast.
Bitter Tongues will be touring out West this month with Games and Theory and Exit The King. Here's the schedule:
1/10 Austin, TX @ Emo's
1/13 Clovis, NM @ The Hole
1/14 Albuquerque, NM @ Exxon Valdeez
1/21 San Francisco, CA @ Kimo's
1/22 San Francisco, CA @ TBA
1/23 Nevada City, CA @ Cooper's
1/24 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
1/25 Los Angeles, CA @ The Cocaine
1/26 Las Vegas, NV @ The Cooler
1/27 Tempe, AZ @ The Real Bar
1/28 Phoenix, AZ @ Jughead's
United Edge Records hardcore outfit Bitter Tongues will be filming a video for "I Don't Miss You, I Miss My Erection" from their upcoming full-length CD "Clovis".
The video will be directed by Dave Drapen (3 Doors Down, Maroon 5, Blues Traveler) at The Ritz Lounge in Austin, TX on Sunday, Oct. 9th.
It will be an open shoot, free to the public, who are encouraged to come dressed as a member of the Manchester United Football Club or a shark. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.