Tyler Smith is the new bassist for Black Flag

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.

May 15Blue MaxMidland, TX
May 16Tricky FallsEl Paso, TX
May 17PubrockScottsdale, AZ
May 18Hard Rock LiveLas Vegas, NV
May 19On the RocksBakersfield, CA
May 20House of BluesSan Diego, CA
May 21House of BluesAnaheim, CA
May 22Brick & Mortar Music HallSan Francisco, CA
May 23New ParishOakland, CA
May 24Jub Jub's Thirst ParlorReno, NV
May 27The ShowboxSeattle, WA
May 28HawthornePortland, OR
May 29VolcanicBend, OR
May 30Ace of SpadesSacramento, CA
May 31House Of BluesLos Angeles, CA
Jun 11The Prophet BarDallas, TX
Jun 13Blue NoteColumbia, MO
Jun 14Bourbon TheatreLincoln, NE
Jun 15The Triple Rock Social ClubMinneapolis, MN
Jun 16MajesticMadison, WI
Jun 17Reggie's Rock ClubChicago, IL
Jun 18The AvenueLansing, MI
Jun 19CodaToronto, Canada
Jun 20Amnesia RockfestMontebello, Canada
Jun 21Heirloom Arts TheatreDanbury, CT
Jun 22EuropaBrooklyn, NY
Jun 23The Brighton BarLong Branch, NJ
Jun 24Union TransferPhiladelphia, PA
Jun 25Altar BarPittsburgh, PA
Jun 26Southgate HouseNewport, KY
Jun 27Exit/InNashville, TN
Jun 28Maxine's LiveHot Springs National Park, AR
Jul 24the RailyardBillings, MT
Jul 27Knitting Factory Concert HouseBoise, ID
Jul 28The ComplexSalt Lake City, UT
Jul 31Gothic TheatreEnglewood, CO
Aug 01RawkusColorado Springs, CO