80s Celtic punk outfit The Pogues have declared that The Barons Of Tang will be supporting them on their Australian tour in April, 2012.
For those unfamiliar with The Barons of Tang, their record Knots & Tangles is an unlikely mixture of Eastern European polka and Metal. Oh, and it’s mostly instrumental.
For those unfamiliar with The Pogues, they are the band behind the masterpiece Fairytale of New York (younger punker’s may be better acquainted with the cover by No Use For A Name off More Betterness) For a more detailed history check out this Music Feeds’ article
Here’s the original Fairytale of New York to get you in the mood…
The Pogues 2012 Australian Tour Dates
Wednesday 4 April – Festival Hall Melbourne
Sunday 8 April – Byron Bay Bluesfest
Wednesday 11 April – Hordern Pavilion Sydney