The Explosion have announced European tour dates supporting AFI this October. The bands will visit Germany and the UK for a number of shows. Prior to those dates the Boston punk act will support Rancid on a handful of their US shows.

Earlier this year the Explosion entered the studio with producer Tim O'Heir (Dinosaur Jr., Samiam, All-American Rejects) to work on the follow up to 2004's Black Tape.

The Explosion Tour Dates
9/6/2006 Cleveland, OH Agora Ballroom with Rancid!
9/7/2006 Colombus, OH Newport Music Hall with Rancid!
9/11/2006 Chicago, IL House of Blues With Rancid!
10/4/2006 Berlin, Germany, So 36 With AFI!
10/6/2006 Munich, Germany, Backstage With AFI!
10/7/2006 Cologne, Germany, Live Music Hall With AFI!
10/9/2006 London, UK, Brixton Academy With AFI!
10/10/2006 Nottingham, England, Rock City With AFI!
10/12/2006 Newcastle, UK, Northumbria University With AFI!
10/13/2006 Birmingham, UK, Birmingham Academy With AFI!
10/15/2006 Bristol, UK, Bristol Academy With AFI!
10/16/2006 Manchester, UK, Apollo Manchester With AFI!
10/18/2006 Glasgow, UK, Barrowlands With AFI!

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