TROPICAL FUCK STORM

UK & EU DEBUT SHOWS

Australia's art/psych/punk maniacs Tropical F*ck Storm are coming to tour UK and Europe for the first time this May/June.


The phantasmagorical debut album by Tropical F*ck Storm, ‘A Laughing Death in Meatspace’ released in late 2018, delivers a fraught vision of algorithmic apocalypse.

Featuring Gareth Liddiard and Fiona Kitchin from Australian heroes The Drones, Tropical F*ck Storm’s debut is an end-of-days consciousness-stream across nine seething tracks.  A Laughing Death In Meatspace dive-bombs into the realms of mortality and immortality, moralizing and amorality; the passing of time, and how little we have left. These are lurid songs, urgently told through Gareth Liddiard's barbed and byzantine lyricism, abrasive guitar slashes, drum adrenalin, raunchy bass and electronic undercurrents. They're raging, rapscallion, and funny, lyrically delving into everything from internet shaming to the kuru “laughing death” disease of the PNG highlands to Russian chess great Gary Kasparov’s portentous loss to an IBM computer.


Live, Tropical F*ck Storm are a force of nature, conjuring chaos at every blistering performance, with zero shits to give for corporate music hegemony. "Kneel down by the advertising, don’t you make a single false move" calls out the female chorus of Fiona Kitschin and Erica Dunn echoing the dismay of our time as we bear witness to the sinister seductions which social media surveillance has entangled us.

'A Laughing Death in Meatspace' doesn’t show us the way out of this situation, but it howls along with us as we peer into the maelstrom ahead.


Tour dates
 8 May Oslo, London
 9-11 May The Great Escape, Brighton
 15 May The Sound House, Dublin
 17 May The Hug and Pint, Glasgow
 18 May Cobalt Studios, Newcastle
 21 May Merelyn, Nijmegen
 22 May Het Bos, Antwerp
 23 May Vera, Groningen
 24 May London Calling, Amsterdam
 26 May Festival White Nat White Heat, Nantes
 29 May MOD, Hasselt
 30 May Vooruit, Gent
 4 June Beaches Brew, Marina Di Ravenna
 6 June Le Romandie, Lausanne
 15 June Andoaingo, Jaialdia
 21 June Azkena Rock, Vitoria
 

Tropical F*ck Storm Tour Dates & Tickets
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