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Andrew Seward Rejoins Against Me!

Against Me!

Five years after leaving Against Me!, bassist Andrew Seward is taking up his place in the band again. Inge Johansson, who has been the bassist since Seward’s departure, will step down. The news was broken by vocalist Laura Jane Grace on Instagram.

“As some people may have noticed there’s been some change happening within Against Me! recently and the shows we played in Detroit, Cleveland and Lansing a week ago were Andrew’s first shows back with the band in over 5 years,” she wrote. “I don’t really know how to succinctly explain the reasons behind this happening so I’m going to pass on trying. All I want to say is that I love Inge, am forever thankful for our time playing together and what I learned from it and wish him nothing but the best in life. Been going through a period of great change in general lately and this is probably not the last time this year I’m going to have to ask that people be understanding of a choice made, there’s no maliciousness behind my intentions, I just gotta go after what I want.”

Seward kept it brief with a Facebook post saying, “Long and short of it is… I’m back. See you on tour. Grateful and stoked to play again.”

Against Me! Will be kicking off a summer tour this month on July 26th in Iowa that will head east through August. After a pair of dates in Denver, Colorado the band will head to Mexico and South America.

Against Me! 2018 Tour Dates:

DateLocationVenue
Jul 26Maquoketa, IACodfish Hollow Barnstormers
Jul 27Chicago, ILWicker Park Festival
Jul 28Chicago, ILSubterranean
Jul 29Grand Rapids, MIPyramid Scheme
Jul 31Toledo, OHCivic Music Hall
Aug 1Columbus, OHA&R Music Bar
Aug 2Morgantown, WV123 Pleasant Street
Aug 3Brooklyn, NYHouse of Vans
Aug 4Asbury Park, NJStoked For The Summer
Aug 5Baltimore, MDOttobar
Aug 7Louisville, KYMercury Ballroom
Oct 8Denver, COSummit Music Hall
Oct 9Denver, COSummit Music Hall
Oct 13Mexico City, MexicoSala Corona
Oct 15Santiago, ChileEspacio San Diego
Oct 17Buenos Aires, ArgentinaUniclub
Oct 19Curitiba, BrazilJokers Pub Café
Oct 20São Paulo, BrazilCarioca Club
Oct 21Natal, BrazilRibeira