Datsuns Death Rattle Prolonged

June 24, 2013
1 min read

datsuns_hi_res2.1.1THEY’RE SUPPOSED TO be knocking it on the head. Their latest album was supposed to be their swansong. It’s even called Death Rattle Boogie.

But now the Cambridge-reared quartet has announced a fresh rash of NZ shows this August and September.

The hard rockers, performing here for the first time since 2009, say their tour bus will be taking them to nine cities from Dunedin right up to Whangarei.

DATSUNS_DRB_cover_FINAL9900ebThe group has been touring Europe, the UK and Australia on the back of the Death Rattle Boogie album, which Classic Rock magazine described as “an unbelievable return to the summit of Mount Rawk”.

August 29, The Ballroom, Whangarei
August 30, Kings Arms, Auckland
Aug 31, The Royal, Palmerston North
Sept 5, Mayfair, New Plymouth
Sept 6, The Cabana, Napier
Sept 7, King St Live, Masterton
Sept 12, Bodega, Wellington
Sept 13, Bedford at CPSA, Christchurch
Sept 14, Refuel, Dunedin

‘Bullseye’ is the group’s new single:

Steel has been penning his pungent prose for 40 years for publications too numerous to mention, most of them consigned to the annals of history. He is Witchdoctor's Editor-In-Chief/Music and Film Editor. He has strong opinions and remains unrepentant. Steel's full bio can be found here

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