July 17, 2006

Relapse Records has announced the 2006 installment of the Contamination Tour.

Contamination 2006 will feature fresh Relapse signings UNEARTHLY TRANCE, FACEDOWNINSHIT and FUCK THE FACTS with special guest appearances by label mates JUCIFER, BURIED INSIDE, MINSK and more in various cities throughout the tour. The trek will kick off on September 2 in Philadelphia and will run through the end of the month.

All of the bands will be touring in support of their Relapse debuts. Both UNEARTHLY TRANCE's "The Trident" and FACEDOWNINSHIT's "N.P.O.N." (Nothing Positive, Only Negative) were released this past April and FUCK THE FACTS' "Stigmata High Five" will see its release just prior to the tour on August 22.

For years, the "Contamination" title has been used to by the label to expose some of its newest acts. Contamination 2006 is the fifth installment in this tour's history. Previous "Contamination Tour" alumni include MASTODON, HIGH ON FIRE, CEPHALIC CARNAGE, NEUROSIS, COALESCE, DYSRHYTHMIA, and many more.

Relapse Records Contamination Tour 2006 featuring UNEARTHLY TRANCE, FACEDOWNINSHIT, FUCK THE FACTS:

Sep. 02 - Philadelphia, PA - The Balcony (w/ BURIED INSIDE, HEX MACHINE)
Sep. 03 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's (w/ BURIED INSIDE)
Sep. 04 - Chicago, IL - The Note
Sep. 05 - St. Louis, MO - Creepy Crawl (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 06 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 07 - Denver, CO - 3 Kings Tavern (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 08 - Salt Lake City, UT - Burts Tiki Lounge (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 11 - San Francisco, CA - Elbo Room (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 12 - Los Angeles, CA - The Mountain Bar (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 14 - Glendale, AZ - Bullbogs (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 16 - Oklahoma City, OK - The Conservatory (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 18 - Austin, TX - Emo's (w/ MINSK)
Sep. 19 - Beaumont, TX - Vortex
Sep. 20 - New Orleans, LA - The Big Top
Sep. 21 - Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn
Sep. 22 - Gainesville, FL - Common Grounds
Sep. 23 - Savannah, GA - The Jinx
Sep. 24 - Greensboro, NC - The Flying Anvil
Sep. 26 - Richmond, VA - Nanci Raygun (w/ JUCIFER, HEX ACHINE)
Sep. 27 - Washington, DC - Warehouse Next Door (w/ JUCIFER, HEX MACHINE)
Sep. 28 - Baltimore, MD - OttoBar (w/ JUCIFER, HEX MACHINE)
Sep. 30 - Providence, RI - Redrum (w/ JUCIFER, HEX MACHINE, no FDIS)
Oct. 01 - Middletown, CT - Living Proof (w/ JUCIFER, HEX MACHINE, no FDIS)

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