R. Ring‘s Kelley Deal is interviewed alongside guitarists Tom Verlaine (Television), Rowland Howard (The Birthday Party), James Williamson (The Stooges), Zoot Horn Rollo (Captain Beefheart), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Richard Thompson, Lee Renaldo (Sonic Youth), Lydia Lunch, Keith Levene (The Clash, PIL), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.), Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar), and more in a a brand new book called Feeding Back: Conversations with Alternative Guitarists from Proto-Punk to Post-Rock. It was written by David Todd and is available here.

The band heads out on tour in July. Here are the dates – also available below. We’ll do a post proper on the tour soon.

R. Ring July Tour

Date City Venue Country
07/03/12 Cincinnati, OH Northside Carnival United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/05/12 Lafayette, IN The Black Sparrow United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/06/12 Champaign, IL Mike ‘N’ Molly’s United States
Time: 10:00pm.
07/07/12 Madison, WI Union United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/08/12 Chicago, IL West Fest United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/09/12 Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/10/12 Rock Island, IL Daytrotter United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/11/12 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry – First Avenue United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/12/12 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/13/12 Kansas City, MO Riot Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/14/12 St. Louis, MO Atomic House United States
Time: 9:00pm.