Posted by adam
September 4, 2015 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
Legendary Toronto punk act The Diodes
are set to play a week of shows this month. The group, which reunited with their original lineup in 2010, will perform in Toronto, Bowmanville, Hamilton and Brantford, Ontario as well as a Pop Montreal
festival appearance in Quebec.
The shows will feature a number of historic punk elements, not the least of which is a supporting performance from Teenage Head
's Gordie Lewis and Dave Rave. Select dates will also feature a screening of the Ross McLaren directed 1977 film
on 16mm. It profiled Toronto's first punk club. It features footage of the Diodes as well as the Dead Boys
, Teenage Head and The Boyfriends. A punk photography and memorabilia exhibition will also appear at select shows courtesy of photographer Ralph Alfonso. Check below for the dates and other details.
is also reporting that the band will be reissuing three of their records next year on vinyl via the Storming the Base
label. A digital and CD version of the Italian live LP The Diodes Live at the El Mocambo 1978
is due later this year as well.