Superchunk ready to drop new album, tour

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Superchunk are on the verge of ending their lengthy period of studio inactivity with the release of their ninth album in September. With release of the new album comes a full tour that will make stop at Boston’s Royale on Tuesday, September 21. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $18.

The indie rockers from North Carolina will Majesty Shredding on September 14. Produced by Scott Solter, it is the band’s first studio release since 2001’s Here’s To Shutting Up in 2001. Fans can get a taste of the album in the video below.

Superchunk also plan to reissue their second and third albums, No Pocky For Kitty and On The Mouth, which were released in 1991 and 1993, respectively. The reissues will be available on CD, vinyl, and digital download on August 17. Fans can also listen to them now through the Merge Records website.

Superchunk – Majesty Shredding from Merge Records on Vimeo.

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