Indie-punk trio CAMP COPE have sold out their hometown album launch at John Curtin in Melbourne a month in advance, ahead of their self-titled debut album release next Friday April 22nd. CAMP COPEGeorgia Maq (vocals/guitar), Kelly-Dawn Hellmrich (bass) and Sarah Thompson (drums) – will play the sold out John Curtin on Friday 13th May before heading to Adelaide, Sydney, Wollongong and Brisbane. Full dates below – Tickets to all shows are available on the door, ex-Brisbane which are available via Crowbar (moving fast).

Fresh off supporting Philadelphia’s Modern Baseball across two Melbourne shows this week, the freshly-minted three piece are moving full steam ahead into the release of their self-titled album next Friday. Their latest single ‘Jet Fuel Can’t Melt Steel Beams’ has been added to FBi Radio and is receiving regular spins by triple j presenters.

Read Brendan Lukens’ (Modern Baseball) touching note to Camp Cope

CAMP COPE were born in a backyard in Melbourne over home job tattoos in 2015, formed to add body and beat to Georgia Maq’s solo work. The eight tracks on CAMP COPE‘s debut, including the heartbreaking first single ‘Lost: Season One’, discuss real life working shifts in a hospital, living in rundown share houses in Footscray and what it’s like to be a woman in the world. Their soulful indie-punk played under Maq’s robust voice have made it okay to enjoy feeling angst again.

CAMP COPE ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR 2016

Friday 13 May – John Curtin, Melbourne SOLD OUT
w/ Wet Lips, Moon Rituals and Two Steps On The Water

Saturday 14 May – Crown & Anchor, Adelaide
w/ Horror My Friend, Ben David and Hyder Seek
Tickets available on the door

Friday 20 May – Black Wire Records, Sydney
w/ Ouch My Face, Hannahband
Tickets available on the door

Saturday 21 May – Janes, Wollongong
Queer & Now Festival (lineup TBA)
Tickets available on the door

Saturday 28 May – Crowbar, Brisbane
w/ We Set Sail, Marville, Muddy Chanter and Hanny J
Tickets available via Crowbar

CAMP COPE ‘S/T’
LP/ CD available to pre-order now via Poison City Records

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