GARBAGE – Celebrate 20th Anniversary with tour and reissue of debut album

GARBAGE - Celebrate 20th Anniversary with tour and reissue of debut album

Twenty years after the release of their self-titled debut album, GARBAGE will celebrate their lauded career with an anniversary tour throughout Europe and the US. Christened the 20 Years Queer Tour, the band will play their debut album in its entirety for the first time.

Garbage released their genre defying, groundbreaking debut on August 15, 1995 at a time when grunge music dominated the airwaves and mainstream culture. Their distinctive approach to songwriting and production, blending elements of rock, pop and electronic music, captured the attention of critics and fans all over the world. The album spawned multiple hits including: Vow, Queer, Stupid Girl and Only Happy When It Rains. It spent more than a year on both the US and UK charts, received multi-platinum certifications around the world and was nominated for three Grammy awards including Best New Artist and Best Rock Song (Stupid Girl). The album went on to sell over 4 million copies worldwide.

Later this summer, Garbage will release a special 20th Anniversary edition of the album that will be re-mastered and feature all of the remixes and previously unreleased versions of songs from their debut.

Tickets will go on-sale Friday, June 12. Check for additional ticketing information. Torres will support on their US dates and Dutch Uncles will support in Europe.

UK and European dates below:


31st Cologne, Germany Palladium


2nd Copenhagen, Denmark Store Vega

4th Tillburg, Holland 013

5th Brussels, Belgium Forest National

7th Paris, France Zenith

8th London, UK Brixton Academy

9th London, UK Brixton Academy

11th Moscow, Russia Crocus City Hall*

13th Manchester, UK Academy

14th Edinburgh, UK Usher Hall

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