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New Bo Ningen Single Due
Theo Darton-Moore , August 23rd, 2012 08:00

Henkan set for release in October; tour dates below

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The London-based Japanese four piece Bo Ningen have a new single on the way - 'Henkan' is out on October 1 via Stolen Recordings. Have a look at the band performing it live over at Noisey.

Recorded at London's Lynchmob Studios, 'Henkan' is raw and fast paced, mixing together their various influences of grunge, noise and krautrock in a crudely appealing manner. The self-produced single will be a teaser from their forthcoming album, Line The Wall, released a week later on October 8.

Bo Ningen are well known for their amazingly energetic live performances, having toured with the likes of Merzbow, Guitar Wolf and The Horrors. Having recently returned from a tour of Japan, the group are set to perform at a number of UK festival dates, kicking off with an appearance at Manchester's AND Festival. Following this, they're commencing a headline tour in support of the album release.

AUGUST
Thu 30 - AND Festival, Manchester

SEPTEMBER
Sat 1 - 1234 Festival, London
Sun 2 - Southsea Festival, Southsea
Sat 8 - Bestival Branchage Film Festival, Jersey

OCTOBER
Thu 4 - The Horn, St Albans
Fri 5 - Kasbah Fresher's Friday, Coventry
Sat 6 - Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes
Mon 8 - The Fleece, Bristol
Tue 9 - Joiners, Southampton
Wed 10 - Green Door Store, Brighton
Thu 11 - Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London
Sat 13 - Wish You Were Here Festival, Cambridge
Sun 14 - Bar Academy, Leicester
Mon 15 - Harley, Sheffield
Wed 17 - Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Thu 18 - The Compass, Chester
Fri 19 - SWM Festival, Cardiff
Sat 20 - Mad Ferret, Preston
Mon 22 - Stereo, Glasgow
Tue 23 - Cluny 2, Newcastle
Wed 24 - Stereo, York
Thu 25 - Fruit, Hull
Sat 27 - Victoria Inn, Derby
Sun 28 - Mello Mello, Liverpool