COP PROBLEM: East Coast Tour Including The Fest 11 Kicks Off This Week

Philly crust unit COP PROBLEM have freshly booked their newest DIY tour, beginning in just two days.

The band will charge down the East Coast with a rash of shows along their voyage to the eleventh installment of the massive The Fest in Gainesville, Florida. COP PROBLEM will share the stage this Friday, October 26th with mainstays such as Asshole Parade, Code Orange Kids, DNF (members of Touche Amore, Trash Talk), Wild Tribe, and more, The Fest 11 set to feature over three hundred bands including From Ashes Rise, Negative Approach, Propagandhi, 7 Seconds, Anti-Flag, and Ceremony, to name just a few.

The band ecently inducted newest member George Grimaldi (Less Life) on bass, with the rest of the CP lineup rounded-out by vocalist Deborah Cohen, guitarist/vocalist Randon Martin and drummer Joshua Cohen.

COP PROBLEM continues to tour in support of the band’s mutinous self-titled debut 7″ EP, which hit streets via War Torn Records (US) and Prejudice Me Records (Europe) last Spring. The three raging tracks on Cop Problem were recorded by Will Yip (Blacklisted, Converge, Paint It Black, Lauryn Hill) at Studio 4, and the cover art commissioned to world-renowned artist/tattoo artist Jason Angst. Stream the entire EP RIGHT HERE.

COP PROBLEM October East Coast Tour:
10/19/2012 Casa Fiesta – Washington, DC
10/20/2012 Buttery Day Ranch – Greensboro, NC
10/21/2012 The Soapbox – Wilmington, NC
10/22/2012 One Unit – Columbia, SC
10/23/2012 Taco Abajo – Savannah, GA
10/24/2012 Uncle Lou’s – Orlando, FL
10/25/2012 Skatepark of Tampa – Tampa, FL
10/26-27/2012 The Atlantic – Gainesville, FL @ The Fest 11 [info]
10/28/2012 TBA
10/29/2012 The Get Down – Asheville, NC

“As a band, COP PROBLEM constructs these raging songs that have giant towers of empathy in them that makes you really pay attention to where they are coming from.” – Cvlt Nation

“…high octane D-beat laden hardcore topped off with politically charged lyrics and crust punk attitude… Cop Problem’s debut EP shows off the potential this band has. 8/10” – American Aftermath

“Cop Problem have created a tremendous first impression on their debut EP, delivering a fantastic three-song burst. 9.5/10” – Metal Assault

“Like a more coherent Converge, the Philly quartet makes a sonic – and presumably political – statement with these three cuts.” – MetalSucks

“…if you’re into crusty, d-beat-laden hardcore, they’ll be a favorite for you.” – Crustcake

“The issues that punk screamed about are still here, and they are staring you in the face my friend.” – The Sleeping Shaman