Has it really been 20 years of Dope? Well, fans of the band have cause to celebrate as the band prepares to release Dope: The Early Years 1997/1998, the original story book and soundtrack of how it all began 20 years ago.
Dope: The Early Years Contains:
-32-page story booklet, filled with never before seen photos, accompanied by Edsel Dopes personal story of how it all began.
-20 remastered tracks, available for the first time ever in digital form. These are the original bedroom demos that led to the band’s rise to the top of the NYC club scene and includes 4 previously unreleased songs.
-Recreation of Dope’s first ever concert poster from their historic sold-out debut show at the Elbow Room in NYC on March 7, 1998. Each poster is autographed by Edsel.
-Limited-edition “Established in 1997” t-shit and hoodie.
Bundles are also available. There are very limited quantities available and these will never be made again.
All packages will ship on or before December 1, 2017.
Edsel Dope commented:
I can’t believe that it’s been 20 years since I started this band back in 1997. I couldn’t be more excited to share this unique package, along with the true, uncensored story of how it all begin. This was something that only a small community of people in NYC were able to share with us back in the day. To be able to bring this to our fans all across the world 20 years later is surreal for me. I designed the entire package myself and I went to great lengths to create something that our die-hard fans would greatly appreciate.
The band has also announced the finalized dates of The Monster High Tour (with Hed PE). See the dates below.
The Monster High Tour 2017 Dates:
10/03 @ Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
10/04 @ Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
10/05 @ El Corazon – Seattle , WA
10/06 @ Diamondz Event Center – Jerome,ID
10/07 @ Liquid Joes – Salt Lake City, UT
10/08 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denver, CO
10/09 @ Lookout Lounge – Omaha, NE
10/10 @ The Reverb / Spicoli’s – Waterloo, IA
10/11 @ The Annex – Madison, WI
10/12 @ The Forge – Joliet, IL
10/13 @ The Machine Shop – Flint , MI
10/14 @ The Machine Shop – Flint , MI
10/15 @ The Agora – Cleveland, OH
10/16 @ Diesel – Pittsburgh, PA
10/17 @ Evening Star Concert Hall – Niagra Falls, NY
10/18 @ Fish Head Cantina – Halethorpe, MD
10/19 @ Whiskey Barrel – Laconia, NH *
10/20 @ Claddagh – Lawrence, MA *
10/21 @ Fete Ballroom – Providence, RI *
10/22 @ The Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ *
10/23 @ The Reverb – Reading, PA *
10/24 @ Arizona Pete’s – Greensboro, NC
10/25 @ 1904 Music Hall – Jacksonville, FL
10/26 @ The Abbey – Orlando, FL
10/27 @ Kelsey Theater – West Palm Beach, FL
10/28 @ Orpheum – Tampa, FL
10/30 @ Scout Bar – Houston, TX
10/31 @ St. Fitzgerald’s – San Antonio, TX
11/01 @ Trees – Dallas, TX
11/02 @ Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
11/03 @ The Coliseum – Lawton, OK
11/04 @ Sunshine Studios – Colorado Springs, CO
11/05 @ Top Deck – Farmington, NM
11/06 @ Marquis Theatre – Tempe, AZ
11/07 @ Adrenaline – Las Vegas, NV
11/08 @ The Regent – Los Angeles, CA
11/09 @ Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
* Ill Niño Appearing
Rock Hard \m/