*KMFDM TOUR NORTH AMERICA THIS AUGUST* * * *Legendary German Outfit Touring in Support of New Album, WTF?!* * * ** *High-resolution download:* http://speakeasypr.com/sp/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/kmfdm-photo1-print-color.jpg Photo credit: Ester Segarra * * July 27, 2011 — KMFDM, the legendary German electro-industrial outfit helmed by Sascha Konietzko, embark on their first North American tour since the April release of *WTF?!* on Metropolis Records.

“We are putting together one hell of a playlist for this tour with lots of fresh material from WTF?! as well as some killer classics and maybe even a surprise or two,” Sascha shared.

Joining KMFDM on the *WTF?!* tour are Army of the Universe, 16Volt (Aug. 3 to 14 only) and Human Factors Lab. Army of the Universe, an Italian industrial duo, recently released their debut album *Mother Ignorance* on Metropolis Records. The band features renowned European DJ Albert Vorne aka Trebla. Chris Vrenna (Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, KMFDM), will join Army of the Universe for a handful of dates (noted below). 16Volt released *Beating Dead Horses*, the Portland band’s seventh studio album, in May. Human Factors Lab will be debuting their new EP *We All Fall Down* on the tour.

William Wilson of Legion Within is performing with the current KMFDM line-up of Sascha, Lucia Cifarelli (vocals, keyboards), Jules Hodgson (guitars), Andy Selway (drums) and Steve White (guitars).

KMFDM also recently released a collection of their best known tracks in a single disc version titled *Würst* and a double disc edition called *Greatest Shit*. Both releases feature songs from their time spent on WaxTrax! and Metropolis/KMFDM Records.

*WTF?!* tour dates:

August 3 Seattle, WA El Corazon 4 Portland, OR Wonder Ball 5 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom 6 Anaheim, CA Grove of Anaheim 7 San Diego, CA Belly Up Tavern 8 Los Angeles, CA The Mayan* 10 Denver, CO The Summit Music Hall 12 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue 13 Milwaukee, WI The Eagles Club 14 Chicago, IL The Bottom Lounge 15 Detroit, MI The Crofoot 16 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre 17 Boston, MA Royale* 18 New York, NY Irving Plaza* 19 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts* 20 Baltimore, MD Recher Theater* 21 Cincinnati, OH Radiodown 24 Salt Lake City, UT Complex 25 Boise, ID The Knitting Factory 26 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theater 27 Victoria, BC Sugar Nightclub

* = Chris Vrenna joins Army of the Universe

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