Dinosaur Jr. to Reissue “Bug” on Cassette via Joyful Noise

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Dinosaur Jr. have announced the reissue of their classic 1988 album Bug on cassette via Joyful Noise Recordings. Slated for release on June 21st, the cassette reissue coincides with the band’s 15-date US/European tour in which Bug will be performed live in its entirety.

Originally released on cassette in 1988 via  SST Records, this is the first ever reissue of a Dinosaur Jr. album on its original cassette format. Available in extremely limited quantities, the Bug cassette is limited only 250 hand-numbered copies, on high-quality purple tapes, with eight-panel original artwork. One-hundred-twenty-five copies are available for purchase online, while the remaining 125 will be available at the band’s merch table while on tour.

Dinosaur Jr. on Tour
6/21 Northampton, MA @ Calvin Theatre  (with Thurston Moore, Henry Rollins spoken word)
6/22 Boston, MA @ The Paradise (with Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
6/23 New York, NY @ Terminal 5 (with Fucked Up, Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
6/24 Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory (with Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
6/25 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club (with Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
6/26 Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse (with Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
6/27 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle (with Off!, Henry Rollins interviewing)
7/01 London, England @ Alexandra Palace (with Flaming Lips and Deerhoof)
7/02 Paris, France @ Gaite Lyrique
7/03Ferrara, Italy @ Ferrara Sotto Le Stelle
7/04 Milan, Italy @ Magnolia
7/05 Antwerp, Belgium @ Rivierenhof
7/07 Helsinki, Finland @ Tavastia Club
7/08 Stockholm, Sweden @ Gota Kallare
7/09 Oslo, Norway @ Rockefeller Music Hall