For Immediate Release: August 24, 2016

Legendary hardcore punk band D.O.A. are hitting the road again and will be joined by fellow punks Dayglo Abortions.  Both bands have been actively creating music and touring since 1978 (D.O.A.) & 1979 (DGA) and show no signs of slowing down.  Together they will bring western Canada their Punk Rock Armageddon Tour this September.

With D.O.A. based in Vancouver, BC and DGA in Victoria, BC the two bands have crossed paths many times over the last 35+ years.

“I first met the Dayglo’s in 1979 on our second trip to Victoria and at that time they were called the Sick Fucks. The show was at the Leonardo Da Vinci Hall and a bunch of local boneheads who hated punk rock decided to come down and rough the punks up, well, they were in for a surprise,” reflects D.O.A. founder Joe Keithley. “Members of the audience and of the Dayglo’s went outside, ripped apart a neighbors picket fence, started beating on the local boneheads and soon had them on the run down the alley as fast as could run and beg for mercy at the same time.  At that point, D.O.A. made the collective decision “Hey, Victoria punks are alright!””

D.O.A. have always been a political band addressing the important issues of the times.  The bands latest album Hard Rain Falling continues the tradition with the songs “The Cops Shot A Kid,” “Pipeline Fever” and “Racism Sucks.”  With the U.S. election D.O.A. have updated their “Fucked Up Ronnie” song from 1981 with “Fucked Up Donald” which is available on 7” and itunes.


“Fucked Up Donald”

“Pipeline Fever”

“When we heard about a chance to tour with our pals the Dayglo’s, we jumped at the chance,” says Keithley. “What great fun to renew our old school punk rock rivalry! It will be like an old time, wrestling match, yeah, like Punk Rock Armageddon!”

D.O.A. Tour Dates:

Friday September 9 – Pemberton hotel, Pemberton, BC
Saturday September 10 – Village Green, Vernon, BC

Punk Rock Armageddon Tour:

Wednesday Sept 14 Banff AB Wild Bills

Thursday Sept 15 Lethbridge AB Pulse Club

Friday Sept 16 Regina SK TBA

Saturday Sept 17 Saskatoon SK Amigos

Sunday Sept 18 Winnipeg MB The Pyramid

Tuesday Sept 20 Golden BC Rockwater

Wednesday Sept 21 Calgary AB Distortion

Thursday Sept 22 Edmonton AB The Needle

Friday Sept 23 Red Deer AB International Beer Haus

Saturday Sept 24 Nelson BC Spirit Bar

D.O.A. Tour Dates:

Tuesday October 11th – Dante’s, Portland, OR

Thursday October 13 – Lucky’s Bar, Eugene, OR

Friday October 14th – McCoy’s, Olympia, WA

Saturday October 15th – Tony V’s garage, Everett, WA

Friday October 28th – TBA, Powell River, BC

Saturday October 29th – TBA, Chilliwack, BC

November 2 -November 13 -West Coast USA


Dayglo Abortions:

Joe Keithley is on Twitter! @DOAJoe
D.O.A. on Facebook at


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