Article: The Alarm Kicks Off U.S. Tour Oct. 12 In L.A.

In support of its recently-released nine-CD box set, The Alarm 2000 Collection, the Alarm is launching a U.S. tour on Oct. 12 at the Key Club in West Hollywood, Calif.

During The Alarm 2000 tour, fans who buy the box set, which was released on the band’s Web site,, on Aug. 29, will be able to have their favorite Alarm song dedicated to them at the concert they attend. The band will record the song and dedication from that night and include it on the fans’ box set purchase. Fans simply fill out a form on the site at the time they purchase the collection, which features a re-mastered catalogue and The Alarm EP on CD for the first time, as well as rare tracks, B-sides, and demo recordings.

Joining the Alarm mastermind Mike Peters on the tour will be guitarist James Stevenson (Generation X, Gene Loves Jezebel), drummer Steve Grantley (Stiff Little Fingers), and bassist Richard Llewellyn.

The Alarm tour dates:
Oct. 12, West Hollywood, Calif., Key Club
Oct. 13, Santa Ana, Calif., Galaxy Theater
Oct. 14, Yucaipa, Calif., Crossroads
Oct. 15, San Diego, 4th & B
Oct. 16, Santa Cruz, Calif., Palookaville
Oct. 17, San Jose, Calif., Cactus Club
Oct. 19, Portland, Ore., Berbati’s
Oct. 22, Seattle, Ballard Firehouse
Oct. 26, Salt Lake City, Club DV8
Oct. 27, Golden, Colo., Buffalo Rose
Oct. 28, Lincoln, Neb., Royal Grove
Oct. 30, Austin, Texas, Atomic Caf�
Nov. 1, Scottsdale, Ariz., Cajun House
Nov. 3, San Gabriel, Calif., Brave Bull