THE EXPLOSION will first join STRIKE ANYWHERE for Canadian dates before finally meeting up with AFI as main support on their US tour, which runs from April through to May. This promises to be a huge tour, so good luck getting tickets to these shows. And don’t forget to pick up the band’s astonishing single S/T CDS (JT1047) and anthemic full-length, Flash, Flash, Flash LP/CD (JT1051) too. All dates below.


3/21 – 3/25 & 4/15-4/19 w/ Strike Anywhere
4/2 – 5/22 w/ AFI


21: London, ON @ Call The Office w/Strike Anywhere
22: Toronto, ON @ The Kathedral w/Strike Anywhere
23: Ottawa, ON @ Babylon w/Strike Anywhere
24: Montreal, PQ @ L’X w/Strike Anywhere
25: Quebec, PQ @ L’Anti w/Strike Anywhere


02: Sacramento, CA @ UC Davis Freeborn Hall @ UC Davis w/AFI
04: Seattle, WA @ Northgate w/AFI
05: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre w/AFI
07: Boise, ID @ The Big Easy w/AFI
08: Salt Lake City, UT @ Bricks w/AFI + Blood Brothers
09: Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre w/AFI + Blood Brothers
11: Minneapolis, MN @ The Quest w/AFI + Blood Brothers
12: Chicago, IL @ Rivera w/AFI + Blood Brothers
13: Pontiac, MI @ Clutch Cargo’s w/AFI + Blood Brothers
15: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre w/AFI + Strike Anywhere
16: Pittsburgh, PA @ Metropol w/AFI + Strike Anywhere
18: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall w/AFI + Strike Anywhere
19: St. Louis, MO @ Mississippi Nights w/AFI + Strike Anywhere
22: Tucson, AZ @ Rialto w/AFI
23: San Diego, CA @ Soma w/AFI
25: Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium w/AFI
26: San Francisco, CA @ Avalon Ballroom w/AFI
27: San Francisco, CA @ Avalon Ballroom w/AFI

09: Boston, MA @ Avalon w/AFI
12: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/AFI
16: Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory w/AFI
20: Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade w/AFI
21: Norfolk, VA @ The Norva w/AFI

Booking info:


STRIKE ANYWHERE’S spring 2003 tour begins today. Do NOT miss this band live. Get out and dance up a storm for America’s best hardcore band. The pit just would not be the same without you! All dates below.

March- All Dates w/ The Exit

17: Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church (2125 Chestnut St) w/ Paint it Black
18: Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls (400 Lincoln Ave) w/ Whatever It Takes, Majority Rule
19: Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop (1765 Coventry Rd) w/ Whatever It Takes
20: Buffalo, NY @ Showplace Theatre (1063 Grant St) w/The Casualties, The Bouncing Souls
21: London, ON @ Call The Office (216 York St) w/ The Explosion
22: Toronto, ON @ The Kathedral (651 Queen St W) w/ The Explosion
23: Ottawa, ON @ Babylon (317 Bank St) w/ Miles Between Us, The Explosion
24: Montreal, PQ @ L’X (182 Ste-Catherine E) w/ The Explosion
25: Ouebec City, PQ @ L’Anti (725 D’Abraham) w/ The Explosion
26: Providence, RI @ Century Lounge (150 Chestnut St)
27: New York, NY @ Tribeca (16 Warren St) w/ Majority Rule
28: Bound Brook, NJ @ Hamilton St Cafe (22 Hamilton St) w/ Majority Rule
29: Washington, DC @ Black Cat (1811 14th St NW) w/ Majority Rule
30: Virginia Beach, VA @ Live (2118 Atlantic Ave) w/ Majority Rule
31: Richmond, VA @ Alley Katz (10 Walnut Alley) w/ Majority Rule

4: W. Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern (122 State St) w/ New Mexican Disaster Squad
5: Orlando, FL @ The Social (54 N Orange Ave) w/ New Mexican Disaster Squad
7: Pensacola, FL @ Room Ten26 (418 E Wright St w/ New Mexican Disaster Squad
8: Birmingham, AL @ Cave 9 (2237 Magnolia) w/ New Mexican Disaster Squad
9: Charlotte, NC @ Casbah (400 W Tremont Ave) w/ Big D and the Kids Table, New Mexican Disaster Squad
10: Blacksburg, VA @ Solar Haus (500 Harrell St) w/ New Mexican Disaster Squad
13: Hamtramck, MI @ Smalls (10339 Conant)
14: Chicago, IL @ Fireside Bowl (2646 W Fullerton)
15: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre (5000 Euclid Ave) w/ The Explosion, AFI
16: Pittsburgh, PA @ Metropol (1650 Smallman St) w/ The Explosion, AFI
18: Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall (1722 North High St) w/ The Explosion, AFI
19: St. Louis, MO @ Mississippi Nights (914 North First St) w/ The Explosion, AFI

Booking info: [EMAIL] [/EMAIL]


Attention: The procedure and policy is changing for the sale of tickets for the third KID DYNAMITE benefit show that will go on sale starting this Saturday March 8th at Spaceboy Music. The tickets purchased at Spaceboy Music will be $10 each and will NOT require the purchase of the Stealing Time photo book as previously announced. Additionally, no more then four tickets per-person will be sold. Tickets will be sold for CASH ONLY unless purchased with something else from inside the store.

Spaceboy Records is located at 409 South Street, Philadelphia, PA.

Tickets available online at Jade Tree at Noon (EST), Monday, March 10 will still be sold as previously announced and will require the purchase of Stealing Time.