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Circle Jerks Celebrate 40 Years of ‘Wild In The Streets’

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L.A. hardcore legends release a new video to celebrate the re-issue of their iconic sophomore album.

SoCal hardcore punks Circle Jerks released Wild In The Streets’ back in 1982, and the band will pay tribute to the album with a highly anticipated reissue. Alongside the 40th Anniversary release, the band have dropped anAtiba Jefferson–directed video for the album’s renowned title track.

The sophomore albums’ Deluxe reissue includes three bonus tracks recorded live in San Francisco in 1982 as well as a 20-page booklet by Chris Morris. The booklet is full of band memorabilia, including exclusive photos and club flyers, interviews from members Keith Morris, Greg Hetson, and Lucky Lehrer by L.A. journalist Chris Morris. Wild In The Streets Deluxe Reissue, was remastered from the original master tapes by Pete Lyman.

The new release video for the title track has a team of veteran and up-and-coming pro skaters, including legend Tony Hawk, hitting the streets of L.A. The clip includes live footage from a 1982 Circle Jerks performance.

The video’s director, renowned photographer and skateboarder, Atiba Jefferson said in a press release: “I grew up on Wild In The Streets, so to be asked to direct this video was a huge honour. I wanted to capture and preserve 40 years of history but also celebrate 40 years of punk rock and skateboarding history.”

The band will kickoff of the Circle Jerks’ 40th Anniversary Tour in February with support from Negative Approach,Adolescents, and 7Seconds.

The Circle Jerks’ current touring lineup is vocalist Keith Morris, guitarist Greg Hetson, bassist Zander Schloss and drummer Joey Castillo.

Circle Jerks Tour Dates

Circle Jerks tour dates:

02/18 – San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Parkw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/19 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues #w/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/20 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theater w/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/22 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ Fremont Theaterw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/23 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Catalystw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/25 – San Francisco, CA @ Fillmorew/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/26 –  Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spadesw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
02/27 – Reno, NV @ Whitney Peak Hotelw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach

03/01 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factoryw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
03/02 – Bend, OR @ Midtownw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
03/04 – Eugene, OR @ Sessions Music Hallw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
03/05 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox SODO w/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
03/06 – Portland, OR @ Roselandw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
03/17 – Salt Lake CIty, UT @ Grand Room Complexw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/18 – Colorado Springs, CO @ Black Sheepw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/19 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatrew/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/21 – Lawrence, KS @ Granadaw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/22 – St. Louis, MO @ Red Flagw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avew/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/25 – Chicago, IL @ The Vicw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/26 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hallw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/28 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroomw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/29 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smallsw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
03/30 – Cleveland, OH @House of Bluesw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach

04/01 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Theatre w/ 7Seconds
04/02 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre w/ 7Seconds
04/03 – Quebec City, QC @ L’Imperial Bell w/ 7Seconds
04/05 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Groundw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/07 – Boston, MA @ Paradise !w/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/08 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Ponyw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/09- Philadelphia, PA @ TLAw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/12 – Boston, MA @ Paradisew/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/14 – New York City, NY @ Irving Plazaw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/16 – Washington, DC @  Black Catw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/19 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peelw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/21 – Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowlw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/22 – Atlanta, GA @ Masqueradew/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/23 – New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s Uptownw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/26 – Austin, TX @ Mohawkw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/29 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tigerw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
04/30 – Houston, TX @ White Oakw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
05/01 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theaterw/ 7SECONDS & Negative Approach
05/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladiumw/ 7SECONDS, Negative Approach & The Bouncing Souls
06/22 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatrew/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
06/24 – Phoenix, AZ @ Van Burenw/ Adolescents & Negative Approach
06/25 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre w/ Adolescents & Negative Approach

You can pre-order Wild In The Streets Deluxe 40th Anniversary reissue here.


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