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:

Date Location Venue
Jul 26 Maquoketa, IA Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
Jul 27 Chicago, IL Wicker Park Festival
Jul 28 Chicago, IL Subterranean
Jul 29 Grand Rapids, MI Pyramid Scheme
Jul 31 Toledo, OH Civic Music Hall
Aug 1 Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar
Aug 2 Morgantown, WV 123 Pleasant Street
Aug 3 Brooklyn, NY House of Vans
Aug 4 Asbury Park, NJ Stoked For The Summer
Aug 5 Baltimore, MD Ottobar
Aug 7 Louisville, KY Mercury Ballroom
Oct 8 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
Oct 9 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
Oct 13 Mexico City, Mexico Sala Corona
Oct 15 Santiago, Chile Espacio San Diego
Oct 17 Buenos Aires, Argentina Uniclub
Oct 19 Curitiba, Brazil Jokers Pub Café
Oct 20 São Paulo, Brazil Carioca Club
Oct 21 Natal, Brazil Ribeira

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