Image Although he officially (and quietly) joined the band about a month ago, Tyler Smith has been revealed as the new bassist for Black Flag, following the departure of Dave Klein. Now, Black Flag's lineup includes founding member Greg Ginn, drummer Brandon Pertzborn, vocalist Mike Vallely and Smith on bass.

Because the new members have quite a legacy to stack up against, the band is about embark on a massive tour, which has been named "The Victimology" tour -- that is, the study of victims, if you will. Who are the victims? The band? Former members? You? You can get the dates by clicking read more.

Date Venue City
May 15 Blue Max Midland, TX
May 16 Tricky Falls El Paso, TX
May 17 Pubrock Scottsdale, AZ
May 18 Hard Rock Live Las Vegas, NV
May 19 On the Rocks Bakersfield, CA
May 20 House of Blues San Diego, CA
May 21 House of Blues Anaheim, CA
May 22 Brick & Mortar Music Hall San Francisco, CA
May 23 New Parish Oakland, CA
May 24 Jub Jub's Thirst Parlor Reno, NV
May 27 The Showbox Seattle, WA
May 28 Hawthorne Portland, OR
May 29 Volcanic Bend, OR
May 30 Ace of Spades Sacramento, CA
May 31 House Of Blues Los Angeles, CA
Jun 11 The Prophet Bar Dallas, TX
Jun 13 Blue Note Columbia, MO
Jun 14 Bourbon Theatre Lincoln, NE
Jun 15 The Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, MN
Jun 16 Majestic Madison, WI
Jun 17 Reggie's Rock Club Chicago, IL
Jun 18 The Avenue Lansing, MI
Jun 19 Coda Toronto, Canada
Jun 20 Amnesia Rockfest Montebello, Canada
Jun 21 Heirloom Arts Theatre Danbury, CT
Jun 22 Europa Brooklyn, NY
Jun 23 The Brighton Bar Long Branch, NJ
Jun 24 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
Jun 25 Altar Bar Pittsburgh, PA
Jun 26 Southgate House Newport, KY
Jun 27 Exit/In Nashville, TN
Jun 28 Maxine's Live Hot Springs National Park, AR
Jul 24 the Railyard Billings, MT
Jul 27 Knitting Factory Concert House Boise, ID
Jul 28 The Complex Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 31 Gothic Theatre Englewood, CO
Aug 01 Rawkus Colorado Springs, CO

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