Kevin Schmidt, Rick McCarty and Mike Montgomery have been writing, recording and touring as Ampline since 2001. Since then, they’ve stitched their way across the United States many times and have done multiple tours in Europe and the UK. Passion Relapse is the group’s fifth full-length album. It was recorded, mixed and mastered at Montgomery’s Candyland; an analog-based recording studio located in Dayton, Kentucky, that has played recent host to acts such as; The Breeders, Protomartyr, Buffalo Killers, R.Ring, Ed Crawford (fIREHOSE), Courtney Barnett, The Tillers, Jeremy Pinnell, Bat Fangs (Betsy Wright/Ex Hex) and many others.
Ampline’s Passion Relapse will be available on limited vinyl, digital and streaming formats on January 26, 2018 via Sofaburn Records. Click here to pre-order the vinyl.
Jan 25: Dayton, OH at Blind Bob’s
Jan 26: Columbus, OH at Rumba Cafe
Jan 27: Newport, KY at Southgate House Revival
Feb 1: Louisville, KY at Cure Lounge
Feb 2: Lexington, KY at Green Lantern
Feb 8: Nashville, TN at Radio Cafe
Feb 9: Athens, GA at Little Kings
Feb 10: Atlanta, GA at Club 529
Mar 8: Athens, OH at the Union
Mar 9: Cleveland, OH at Happy Dog
Mar 10: Pittsburgh, PA at Howlers
(additional dates to be announced soon)