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Botch Play First Full Live Show Since 2002, Footage Available


Last night (February 17th) saw Tacoma, WA mathcore favorites Botch perform their first full live show since previously hanging it up back in June of 2002. The ibeloved group took to the stage at the Spanish Ballroom at MeMenamins Historic Elks Temple in their aforementioned hometown for their much anticipated return.

That show marked the first of three dates the band have booked this month to herald their long-awaited comeback, and according to those in attendance, consisted of 16 songs. The setlist for the show ran as follows:

To Our Friends In The Great White North
Mondrian Was A Liar
John Woo
Thank God For Worker Bees
One Twenty Two” (live debut)
Transitions From Persona To Object
Hutton’s Great Heat Engine

C Thomas Howell As The ‘Soul Man’
Saint Matthew Returns To The Womb
Hives” (outro only)

Some fan-filmed footage from the concert has trickled out online and is available for viewing below. Further live shows are planned for the month and this fall, those dates run as follows:

02/24 Seattle, WA – The Showbox (feat. Dreamdecay & Haunted Horses)
02/25 Seattle, WA – The Showbox (feat. Filth Is Eternal & Erosion)
10/05 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
10/06 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
10/07 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
10/13 Chicago, IL – Metro
10/14 Chicago, IL – Metro
10/19 Austin, TX – Emo’s
10/21 Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
11/10 New York, NY – Webster Hall
11/11 New York, NY – Webster Hall
11/14 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
11/15 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
11/17 Boston, MA – Roadrunner
11/18 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
12/08 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theater
12/09 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
12/12 San Francisco, CA – The Regency

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