Street DogsBoston's Street Dogs have signed to Hellcat Records. The Mike McColgan lead act will release their fourth album this year on the Epitaph–imprint. Earlier this month the band entered a Los Angeles studio with producer Ted Hutt (Bouncing Souls, Flogging Molly) to record the follow up to 2006's Fading American Dream. McColgan commented:
I feel like this new release will sound like a battle royal wrestling match, with bands like U2, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, The Ramones, TV On The Radio, Stiff Little Fingers, Bloc Party, Michael Franti and The Clancy Brothers being the contestants/influences... I think fans can expect a release that is powerful, at times mean, and one that shows growth musically as well... We have always said that we work for the freedom to say and play whatever we want, and on this upcoming release that ethos has never been or sounded stronger.
The band has a number of tour dates scheduled for the coming months.

Street Dogs Tour Dates
3/1 The Avalon Los Angeles, CA
3/15 RFK Stadium Festival Fair Grounds Washington, DC
3/28 Bogart?s Cincinnati, OH
3/29 POPS Sauget, IL
3/31 Granada Theater Dallas, TX
4/1 Emo?s Austin, TX
4/3 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM
4/4 The Marquee Tempe, AZ
4/5 House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
4/7 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
4/9 Roseland Theater Portland, OR
4/10 The Showbox Seattle, WA
4/12 In The Venue Salt Lake City, UT
4/13 Ogden Theater Denver, CO
4/15 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
4/16 The Rave Milwaukee, WI
4/17 The Metro Chicago, IL
4/18 Majestic Theater Detroit, MI
4/19 Club Gravity Cheswick, PA
4/20 Agora Theatre Cleveland, OH
4/23 Cat?s Cradle Carrboro, NC
4/24 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
4/25 State Theater St. Petersburg, FL
4/26 Revolution Ft. Lauderdale, FL
4/27 Fuel Coffeehouse Jacksonville, FL
4/29 The National Richmond, VA
4/30 9:30 Club Washington, DC
5/1 The Crazy Donkey Farmingdale, NY
5/2 Palladium Worcester, MA
5/3 Electric Factory Philadelphia, PA

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