Gang of Four Announce New Album and Tour

Post-punk legends Gang of Four have announced a new North American tour in support of their first album of all new material since 1995. The band will headline 13 dates in February, starting in Toronto and ending in Los Angeles. The full listing of dates is below.

The new album, called ‘Content,’ comes out on January 25, 2011. It will be available not only on vinyl and CD, but also as part of something called an “Ultimate Content Can,” which features additional artwork, lyrics, a scratch-and-sniff booklet, and even “vials of band members’ blood.” Download a track from the new record here.

Tour Dates:

Feb. 4: Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON
Feb. 5: Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Feb. 7: Paradise, Boston, MA
Feb. 8: Webster Hall, New York, NY
Feb. 9: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Feb. 11: Metro, Chicago, IL
Feb. 12: First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Feb. 15: Venue, Vancouver, BC
Feb. 16: Showbox @ the Market, Seattle, WA
Feb. 17: Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Feb. 19: The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Feb. 20: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA
Feb. 21: Music Box, Los Angeles, CA