Bad Religion Planning North American Tour

Veteran punk act Bad Religion is lining up a North American tour in support of its upcoming Epitaph album "The Process of Belief," due out Jan. 22. Before setting out with Hot Water Music and Less Tha

Veteran punk act Bad Religion is lining up a North American tour in support of its upcoming Epitaph album "The Process of Belief," due out Jan. 22. Before setting out with Hot Water Music and Less Than Jake for a March 1 opener in Houston, Bad Religion will play four special club shows on Jan. 23 in San Francisco and Jan. 24-26 in Los Angeles. Those gigs will mark only the second live appearance that founding member Brett Gurewitz has made with Bad Religion since leaving the group in 1995.

As previously reported, "The Process of Belief" is Bad Religion's first album since returning to Gurewitz's Epitaph label after releasing five sets for Atlantic.

The full routing for the March tour is not yet finalized, but here are the dates so far:

Jan. 23: San Francisco (Bottom of the Hill)
Jan. 24: Los Angeles (Whiskey)
Jan. 25: Los Angeles (Roxy)
Jan. 26: Los Angeles (Key Club)
March 1: Houston
March 2: Dallas
March 4: Orlando, Fla.
March 5: Miami
March 7: Atlanta)
March 8: Norfolk, Va.
March 10: Washington, D.C.
March 11: Philadelphia
March 12: New York
March 14: Boston or Worcester, Mass.
March 15: Montreal
March 16: Toronto
March 17: Detroit
March 19: Chicago
March 20: Milwaukee
March 21: Minneapolis
March 23: Denver
March 25: Seattle
March 28: San Diego
March 29: Phoenix