Radio Birdman hit the road

posted Tuesday Jun 6th, 2006

The late 70s iconic Australian supergroup RADIO BIRDMAN has reformed for an upcoming world tour in support of a new album. Yes, you heard right, Zeno Beach is slated to be released in Australia by the end of June and in the US in August. Co-produced by non-other than the groups legendary veteran guitarist, Deniz Tek, the album will be the first release of new material in nearly thirty years. Tek, an Aussie transplant originally from Detroit, has been credited for bringing the Stooges yet to be coined "punk" sound to Australia. The group formed in the mid-seventies, eventually signed to SIRE records in 1978, and have influenced countless bands the world over. The US dates are as follows:

August 30th: Los Angeles - Wiltern Theater

August 31 San Francisco - Great American Music Hall

September 1 Seattle - El Corazon

September 2 Chicago - Double Door

September 3 Detroit - Majestic Theatre

September 5 Cleveland - Beachland Ballroom

September 6 Washington (DC) - Black Cat

September 8 New York - Irving Plaza

September 9 Cambridge (MA) - The Middle East

Take a lick on this old video footage where they knockout a classic version of their hit "New Race."