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Our story begins as Ford Pier emerges fully-formed from the skulls of a music teacher and a librarian in Boston, Massachusetts some time last century. One day, while the maternal figure is watching the Watergate coverage on television, he overhears Walter Cronkite's words "...Ford is now president," and bursts into tears, crying that he's not ready for the responsibility. The family moves to Edmonton, Alberta in Canada soon after.

OK skip ahead. over the next not-so-few years Ford played in a whirlwind of memorable Canadian bands, just check this list: Jr.Gone Wild, Roots Roundup, The Showbusiness Giants, The Tonics, Tankhog, The Hardrock Miners, and D.O.A. to name a few. Since 1996 Ford has been the guitarist for Vancouver songwriter Veda Hille, and has, since 1994 had the same superlatively capable rhythm section for his own live performances and these would be fellow ex-Roots guys David Macanulty on Drums and Keith Rose on Bass.

Whew.

On his Sudden Death release 12-Step Plan, 11-Step Pier Ford Pier stitches together a lurching, howling frankenstein's monster of a record from the deseased tissue of all conventional musical forms.

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Upcoming Tours & Events

Friday July 25th

Wild At Heart

Berlin, Germany

Saturday July 26th

Punk Rock Superbowl

Dresden - Rosswein, Germany w/ The Dictators

Sunday July 27th

Fluff Festival

Pilsen, Czech Republic

Monday July 28th

Sidro Club

Rimini, Italy

Tuesday July 29th

Festa Dell Unita

Canonica (Monza Brianza) Italy

Wednesday July 30th

Alte Hackerei

Karlsruhe, Germany

Thursday July 31st

Sedel

Luzern, Switzerland

Friday August 1st

AU

Frankfurt, Germany

Saturday August 2nd

UJZ Peine

Peine, Germany w/ Agent Orange

Sunday August 3rd

Panic Room

Essen, Germany

Monday August 4th

Brigant

Arnhem, Netherlands

Tuesday August 5th

Joe Shithead Keithley plays D.O.A. unplugged acoustic show

Hafenklang

Germany w/ Agent Orange

Wednesday August 6th

Blitz

Oslo, Norway

Thursday August 7th

Way Out Festival

Gothenborg, Sweden

Friday August 8th

Hafermarkt

Flensburg, Germany

Saturday August 9th

Ieper Festival

Ieper, Belgium

Sunday August 10th

Rebellion Festival

Blackpool, U.K.

*Joe Shithead Keithley to play an acoustic show as well

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