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In a post to their Facebook page, Chicago noise merchants Weekend Nachos have announced their breakup. They posted a farewell statement, revealed a final album entitled Apology due on Relapse, and announced a year of touring for the rest of 2016.
“To anybody who gives a shit,
We would like to announce with both sadness and excitement that 2016 will be the final year as a band for Weekend Nachos. It’s been almost 12 years and we have decided to hang it up. This is not for any reason other than the fact that all good things must eventually come to an end, and we are rapidly approaching the end of our time. It’s been an insane and crazy ride for us to see where we were able to take this band. Everything was done completely on our terms and with the same DIY spirit that we had when Andy and I first jerked each other off in our Dekalb apartment in 2004. We will continue to apply that sacred mindset towards our future projects and endeavors…I hope all of you will do the same.
We would like to thank anybody and everybody who ever shared this experience with us. Your support will never be matched and it has been a lot of fun. We will be playing a series of shows over the course of 2016 and as always, if you have a chance to see us, don’t sleep! We never know when we’ll be back. If it ever makes sense to play another show after our demise in the years to come, maybe we will, but don’t count on it.
Our 5th and final album, “Apology“, will become available sometime this year via Relapse Records, Cosmic Note and Deep Six Records. Thanks again, everybody.
Snyder, Jimbo, Gozer, and Byron 1/1/2016
PS-Here is what we have planned for 2016. There may be a few more shows added, but not many. If we are playing near you please come and say goodbye.
Midwest Feb 05 New Albany, IN midwest blood fest Feb 19: Darien, IL @ q bar w/foundation Feb 20: Detroit, MI @ sanctuary w/foundation Feb 21: Indianapolis, IN @ savage yard w/foundation Japan (w/ PRIMITIVE MAN, Endzweck, FIGHT IT OUT) Apr 06: Yokohama Apr 07: Tokyo Apr 08: Osaka Apr 09: Nagoya Apr 10: Tokyo SE Asia (w/ PRIMITIVE MAN, Tools OfThe Trade, Wormrot) Apr 14: Manila, Philippines Apr 15: Johor Bahru, Malaysia Apr 16: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Apr 17: Singapore, Singapore East Coast (w/ The Afternoon Gentlemen) May 20: New York, NY May 21: Boston, MA May 22: Philadelphia, PA May 23: Pittsburgh, PA UK Jun 02 – Jun 5: Bristol, England @ temples fest Europe/UK (w/ Wormrot and The Afternoon Gentlemen) Oct 06: Hamburg, DE @ hafenklang Oct 07: Copenhagen, DK @ pumpehuset Oct 08: Berlin, DE @ Cassiopeia Oct 09: Prague, CZ @ modra vopice Oct 10: Budapest, HU @ durer kert Oct 11: Ljubljana, SL @ orto bar Oct 12: Munich, DE @ feierwork Oct 13: Kassel, DE @ goldgrube Oct 14: Eindhoven, NL @ bloodshed fest Oct 15: London, UK @Nambucca
To anybody who gives a shit, We would like to announce with both sadness and excitement that 2016 will be the…