R. Ring ready splits with Quailbones and Protomartyr, tour (2015)

R. Ring’s forthcoming 7″ split-single with Kentucky-based garage rockers Quailbones will feature the two respective songs “Singing Tower” & “A Tip to Trick the Tide” and will be released this July in 7″ vinyl & digital formats via Sofaburn Records. While this won’t be available for a few months yet, R. Ring will be producing an extremely limited (100) handmade, custom-packaged version of it as a 12″ vinyl LP with screen-printed artwork just for thier upcoming tour (dates below).

In addition, R. Ring also have a new 7″ split-single titled “A Half Of Seven” with Detroit-based post-punk band Protomartyr coming out on vinyl June 16 through Hardly Art and is available to pre-order here. R. Ring’s song from it “Loud Underneath” is available as a digital download now here, and Protomartyr’s track “Blues Festival” is available digitally now here.

R. Ring will be on tour all spring and will be joined by drummer Jose Medeles (The Breeders / 1939 Ensemble ) for a week of dates in the Pacific Northwest, before drummer/professional skater Kristian Svitak (The Heartaches / Swami Records) joins them for their leg back home from L.A.

4/18 – Wooster, OH – Lucky Records w/ Buffalo Killers and Ampline (noon)

4/18 – Dayton, OH  – Omega Music w/ Buffalo Killers and Ampline (6pm)

4/21 – Cincinnati, OH – Northside Tavern

4/30 – Dayton, OH – Canal Public House

5/01 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

5/02 – Madison, WI – Frequency

5/03 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry

5/04 – Fargo, ND – The Aquarium

5/05 – Billings, MT – Pub Station

5/06 – Spokane, WA – The Bartlett

5/07 – Seattle, WA – Sunset Tavern

5/10 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios (w/ Bed)

5/11 – San Francisco, CA – Elbo Room (w/ 1939 Ensemble)

5/12 – Los Angeles, CA – Satellite (w/ 1939 Ensemble)

5/14 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad

5/15 – Denver, CO – Hi Dive

5/16 – Omaha, NE – O’leavers

5/17 – Lawrence, KS – Replay Lounge

5/18 – Columbia, MO – Cafe Berlin

5/19 – Louisville, KY – The New Vintage (w/ Quailbones)