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
9/6/2006Cleveland, OHAgora Ballroomwith Rancid!
9/7/2006Colombus, OHNewport Music Hallwith Rancid!
9/11/2006Chicago, ILHouse of BluesWith Rancid!
10/4/2006Berlin, Germany,So 36With AFI!
10/6/2006Munich, Germany,BackstageWith AFI!
10/7/2006Cologne, Germany,Live Music HallWith AFI!
10/9/2006London, UK,Brixton AcademyWith AFI!
10/10/2006Nottingham, England,Rock CityWith AFI!
10/12/2006Newcastle, UK,Northumbria UniversityWith AFI!
10/13/2006Birmingham, UK,Birmingham AcademyWith AFI!
10/15/2006Bristol, UK,Bristol AcademyWith AFI!
10/16/2006Manchester, UK,Apollo ManchesterWith AFI!
10/18/2006Glasgow, UK,BarrowlandsWith AFI!