THE CRYPTICS Reveal their new song 'Time to Kill Time'

THE CRYPTICS Reveal their new song 'Time to Kill Time'

THE CRYPTICS Reveal their new song 'Time to Kill Time'

By Press Release / News / Sunday, 26 January 2020 07:20

In their 12 years together, The Cryptics have released 3 studio albums, toured internationally and directly supported some of their favourite artists.

This Dover, New Hampshire quartet came together in 2008 and has been out straight ever since. Whether touring Europe, Mexico, Cuba or direct supporting bands like Dead Kennedys, Guttermouth, and the Angry Samoans back on the homefront, the band has stayed busy in its dozen year stretch.
 
On their new song 'Time to Kill Time', vocalist Tino Valpa reveals: “Time To Kill Time” is a song about and against sluggishness and self-denial. It addresses something that hardly anyone speaks about or even notices: negative group mentality. When people get together they’d rather sit around and do nothing than do something productive or fun. The topic gets more depressing as we begin to imagine younger people in this situation.
 
Kids sitting around playing video games, eating garbage, taking drugs, afraid or embarrassed to say anything in a group. So few are saying “hey, let’s get up and go somewhere. Let’s play a game, let’s do something outside, let’s live.” They would rather go with the flow than actually do something productive or meaningful. And it’s not to say people shouldn’t relax once in a while. Nothing wrong with that. But the problem is it’s all aimless relaxation. It’s all phones. It’s all video games. It’s all unhealthy.
 
It blows my mind that anyone can claim boredom. There is so much in this world you can do no matter what you’re interested in. This song is a societal reality check and an SOS to the people that are active, productive, and jovial so they know that they are not alone. There are people who have goals. People who know what they want in this world. People who couldn’t dream of boredom. People who like to have fun. The song speaks for itself – who has the time to kill time?!”.
 
The band's upcoming record, 'Continuous New Behavior', will be out on January 31st.
 
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Pre-orders are available at Pine Hill Records 

Upcoming tour dates:

Wednesday, February 26th – Fargo, ND @ The Red Raven
Friday, February 28th – Billings, MT @ Cameron Records
Sunday, March 1st – Moscow, ID @ Bitterroot Tattoo
Monday, March 2nd – Spokane, WA @ The Pin
Tuesday, March 3rd – Seattle, WA @ The Kraken
Wednesday, March 4th – Portland, OR @ Twilight Bar
Friday, March 6th – Medford, OR @ Medford Pyrate Punx House
Tuesday, March 10th – Reno, NV @ Shea’s Tavern
Wednesday, March 11th – San Francisco, CA @ The Knockout
Saturday, March 14th – Fresno, CA @ Full Circle Brewery
Sunday, March 15th – Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry’s Pizza
Tuesday, March 17th – Ventura, CA @ The Red Cove
Wednesday, March 18th – Los Angeles, CA @ 5 Star Bar
Thursday, March 19th – Long Beach, CA @ DiPiazza Restaurant and Lounge
Friday, March 20th – Fullerton, CA @ Programme Skate & Sound
Saturday, March 21st – Riverside, CA @ De Villa Bella
Sunday, March 22nd – San Diego, CA @ Bancroft Bar
Monday, March 23rd – Yuma, AZ @ The CoOp
Tuesday, March 24th – Phoenix, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
Wednesday, March 25th – Tucson, AZ @ The Spark Project Collective
Thursday, March 26th – Las Cruces, NM @ Eyeconik Records
Friday, March 27th – El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar
Saturday, March 28th – San Antonio, TX @ Ventura SATX
Thursday, April 2nd – Oklahoma City, OK @ Blue Note Lounge
Saturday, April 4th – Indianapolis, IN @ The Melody Inn
Sunday, April 5th – Newport, KY @ Southgate Revival House
Tuesday, April 7th – Pittsburgh, PA @ Small’s Funhouse
Wednesday, April 8th – Coplay, PA @ The Building
Thursday, April 9th – Manchester, CT @ DAM House [David Holk]Thursday, April 23rd – Brooklyn, NY @ Gold Sounds Bar
Friday April 24th – Stanhope, NJ @ The Stanhope House
Saturday, April 25th – Philadelphia, PA @ The Barbary
Sunday, April 26th – Washington DC @ Slash Run
Monday, April 27th – Norfolk, VA @ Charlie’s American Cafe
Wednesday, April 29th – Roanoke, VA @ The Front Row
Thursday, April 30th – Greensboro, NC @ New York Pizza
Friday, May 1st – Charlotte, NC @ Skylark Social Club
Tuesday, May 5th – Jacksonville, FL @ The Justice Pub
Friday, May 8th – St. Petersburg, FL @ VFW 39
Saturday, May 9th – Gainesville, FL @ The Hardback Cafe
Tuesday, May 12th – Memphis, TN @ The Hi-Tone Cafe
Thursday, May 14th – Louisville, KY @ Mag Bar
Friday, May 15th – York, PA @ Skid Row Garage
Saturday, May 16th – Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East Upstairs

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