Articles Of Faith;

Listed Below is all of the known Tour Dates, Album, E.P. & Singles release dates that I have info on from this legendary Chicago band. I know there is a hell of a lot more info out there so if you can help let me know.  I'm after any Tickets scans, Tour Posters / Flyers, Tour Shirts, Magazine Adverts etc. hector.kirkwood @ gmail.com
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  1. ??/??/1981; Direct Drive form in Chicago, Vic (v), Dave (b), Dorian (g), Joe (g) and Bill (d).
  2. 27/07/1981; Concert at O'Banion's, Chicago, IL, USA. with Subverts. (as 'Direct Drive').
  3. 21/11/1981; Concert at Mel Elliot's Music Store (above), Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Subverts. (as 'Direct Drive').
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  5. 08/01/1982; Concert at The Space Place, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Subverts. (as 'Direct Drive').
  6. 09/01/1982; Concert at The Space Place, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Subverts, with Masterbeats. (as 'Direct Drive').
  7. ??/01/1982; Direct Drive change their name to 'Articles Of Faith' and become more punk and political.
  8. 22/01/1982; Concert at O'Banion's, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Toxic Reasons. 1st show as A.O.F.
  9. 27/02/1982; Concert at The Duke Ellington Ballroom, Dekalb, IL, USA. opening for Subverts, with Young Lions.
  10. ??/??/1982; 'Demo' released, six songs, live in the studio.
  11. 17/04/1982; Concert at Club C.O.D., Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Bad Brains & Waynes Kramer's Air Raid.
  12. 01/05/1982; Concert at The Space Place, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for DV8, with Rude Boys International.
  13. 07/05/1982; Concert at Club C.O.D., Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Really Red & DV8, with Occupants.
  14. 19/06/1982; Concert at Stages, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Black Flag, with Saccharine Trust & Six Feet Under.
  15. ??/??/1982; 'What We Want Is Free' single released, exact date unknown.
  16. 28/08/1982; Concert at The Space Place, Chicago, IL, USA. with Negative Element & End Result.
  17. 25/09/1982; Concert at Club C.O.D., Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Bad Brains, with Uninvited.
  18. 22/10/1982; Concert at Niko's, Milwaukee, WI, USA. with Die Kreuzen.
  19. 20/11/1982; Concert at The T-Bird Rollerdrome, Santa Ana, CA, USA. opening for T.S.O.L., J.F.A., with asst. (Nov. 20th - Dec. 2nd; 'West Coast' tour).
  20. 20/11/1982; Concert at The Metropolis, Portland, OR, USA. with Poison Idea. (unsure which show played).
  21. 26/11/1982; Concert at Tool & Die, San Francisco, CA, USA. opening for Social Unrest & Toxic Reasons, with asst.
  22. 28/11/1982; Concert at Berkeley Square, Berkeley, CA, USA. opening for The Fartz & Fuck-Ups. (date probable).
  23. 02/12/1982; Concert at On Broadway, San Francisco, CA, USA. opening for Social Distortion & Toxic Reasons, with Urban Assault.
  24. 11/12/1982; Concert at The Soap Street Saloon, Austin, TX, USA. opening for Big Boys.
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  26. 05/02/1983; Concert at The Academy Of Arts, Indianapolis, IN, USA. with Repellents & Killing Children.
  27. 18/03/1983; Concert at Central American Social Club, Chicago, IL, USA. with Die Kreuzen & asst.
  28. 02/04/1983; Concert at Goofy's Upper Deck, Minneapolis, MN, USA. opening for The Replacements, with Negative Element.
  29. 29/04/1983; Concert at Central American Social Club, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Minor Threat & MDC, with asst.
  30. 01/05/1983; Concert at Exit, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Husker Du.
  31. 12/05/1983; Concert at The O'Cayz Corral, Madison, WI, USA. with Mecht Mensch.
  32. 13/05/1983; Concert at The Jockey Club, Newport, KY, USA. with R.O.T.A.
  33. ??/??/1983; 'Wait' single released, exact date unknown.
  34. 24/06/1983; Concert at Central American Social Club, Chicago, IL, USA. with Savage Beliefs & asst.
  35. 01/07/1983; Concert at On Broadway, San Francisco, CA, USA. with Die Kreuzen, Really Red & Sado-Nation. (Jul. 1st - 22nd; 'Wait' tour).
  36. 02/07/1983; Concert at Tool & Die, San Francisco, CA, USA. with Die Kreuzen, M.I.A., Really Red & asst.
  37. 03/07/1983; Concert at The Vex, Los Angeles, CA, USA. with Really Red, Stalag 13 & Afflicted.
  38. 08/07/1983; Concert at Raw Power, San Antonio, TX, USA. with Butthole Surfers, Shit Camp & Scratch Acid.
  39. 09/07/1983; Concert at Jack Pearce Building, San Antonio, TX, USA. with The Offenders & Marching Plague.
  40. 10/07/1983; Concert at The Ritz, Austin, TX, USA. opening for Big Boys & Butthole Surfers.
  41. 13/07/1983; Concert at The Crystal Pistol, Tulsa, OK, USA. with N.O.T.A.
  42. 16/07/1983; Concert at The Love Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USA. with Psycho, DDT & Bang Gang.
  43. 20/07/1983; Concert at Studio 167, Toronto, ON, Canada. opening for MDC, with Young Lions & Civil Terror.
  44. 22/07/1983; Concert at Club 149, ??, ??, Canada. opening for MDC.
  45. 04/09/1983; Concert at Knights Of Columbus Hall, Kalamazoo, MI, USA. opening for Violent Apathy, with Crucifucks. (unsure of date).
  46. 04/11/1983; Concert at The Central American Social Club, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Naked Raygun, with Big Black & Savage Beliefs.
  47. 05/11/1983; Concert at Graystone Hall, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Circle Jerks.
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  49. 16/03/1984; Concert at The Centro-American Social Club, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Toxic Reasons, with asst.
  50. 21/04/1984; Concert at The Jefferson Building, Champaign, IL, USA. with Offenders & Breeders.
  51. 27/05/1984; Concert at 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, USA. with Soul Asylum. (3:30 show).
  52. 27/05/1984; Concert at 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, USA. with Soul Asylum. (8:00 show).
  53. 21/06/1984; Concert at The Pulaski Club, Easthampton, MA, USA. opening for Husker Du, with asst. (venue moved).
  54. 16/08/1984; Concert at The Metro, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for The Effigies & Naked Raygun, with R.O.T.A. & asst.
  55. 31/08/1984; Concert at The Asylum, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Husker Du, with Plain Truth & H.E.D. (cancelled).
  56. ??/??/1984; 'Give Thanks' album released, exact date unknown.
  57. 14/10/1984; Concert at Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL, USA. opening for Husker Du, with The Stockholmes.
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  59. 13/01/1985; Concert at Cosmo's Rocks, Indianapolis, IN, USA. with Screaming Dogs.
  60. 16/02/1985; Concert at CBGB's, Manhattan, NY, USA. with C.O.C. & Leeway.
  61. 18/04/1985; Concert at The DMZ, Toronto, ON, Canada. with Dead End & October Crisis.
  62. 19/04/1985; Concert at Rising Sun, Montreal, QC, Canada. with Asexuals & Fair Warning. 
  63. 20/04/1985; Concert at Rutgers, Camden, NJ, USA. opening for The Dead Kennedys, with C.O.C. & asst.
  64. 14/06/1985; Concert at The Jockey Club, Newport, KY, USA. with Mongol & New Creatures.
  65. 16/06/1985; Concert at Dawson's Lake, Indianapolis, IN, USA. opening for D.O.A., with Sloppy Seconds & asst.
  66. 10/07/1985; Concert at The Foolkiller, Kansas City, MO, USA. opening for Dicks, with P.O.T.S.W. (Jul. 10th - Aug. 3rd; 'Give Thanks' tour).
  67. 11/07/1985; Concert at The 424, Tulsa, OK, USA.
  68. 12/07/1985; Concert at The Twilite Room, Dallas, TX, USA. opening for Redd Kross, with Poison 13 & Criminal Crew.
  69. 13/07/1985; Concert at The Cabaret Voltaire, Houston, TX, USA. with Party Owls & Reptile House.
  70. 14/07/1985; Concert at The Ritz, Austin, TX, USA. opening for Dicks, with Cargo Cult & asst.
  71. 16/07/1985; Concert at The Mix, Pensacola, FL, USA. with Don't No.
  72. 17/07/1985; Concert at The Metroplex, Atlanta, GA, USA. with NOFX. (moved to 19th).
  73. 19/07/1985; Concert at The Metroplex, Atlanta, GA, USA. with NOFX. 
  74. 22/07/1985; Concert at Rockitz, Richmond, VA, USA. with Honor Role & Unseen Force. (unsure of date, possibly 23rd).
  75. 25/07/1985; Concert at The Peppermint Lounge, New York, NY, USA. with Die Kreuzen.
  76. 26/07/1985; Concert at Atlantic City Elks Lodge, Atlantic City, NY, USA. with Die Kreuzen & Electric Love Muffins. 
  77. 03/08/1985; Concert at The DMZ, Toronto, ON, Canada. with Rhythm Pigs.
  78. 11/08/1985; Concert at The Cubby Bear, Chicago, IL, USA. final show.
  79. 11/08/1985; after a farewell show at The Cubby Bear the band officially split up.
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  81. ??/??/1986; 'In This Life' album released, exact date unknown.
  82. ??/??/1991; 'Core' compilation album released, 1982 & 1983 tracks plus compilation tracks.
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  84. ??/??/1992; at some point the band reunite for a European tour, late 1991/early 1992.
  85. 10/03/1992; Concert at AJZ, Bielefeld, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C. (Mar. 10th - 30th; 'European Tour' 1992).
  86. 11/03/1992; Concert at Zwischenfall, Bochum, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  87. 12/03/1992; Concert at AJZ Bahndamm, Wermelskirchen, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  88. 13/03/1992; Concert at AJZ, Homburg, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  89. 14/03/1992; Concert at Langermann, Ulm, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  90. 15/03/1992; Concert at Flex, Vienna, Austria. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  91. 17/03/1992; Concert at Kapu, Linz, Austria. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  92. 18/03/1992; Concert at Estholen Ballroom, Munich, Germany. opening for Born Against, with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  93. 19/03/1992; Concert at KOMM, Nuremberg, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  94. 20/03/1992; Concert at Conne Island, Leipzig, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  95. 21/03/1992; Concert at SO 36, Berlin, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  96. 22/03/1992; Concert at Mad, Hanover, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  97. 23/03/1992; Concert at Roter Sand, Bremerhaven, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  98. 24/03/1992; Concert at Tusindfryd, Aalborg, Denmark. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  99. 26/03/1992; Concert at Blitz, Oslo, Norway. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  100. 27/03/1992; Concert at Ungdomshuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  101. 28/03/1992; Concert at Flora, Hamburg, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C. & Guschenko.
  102. 29/03/1992; Concert at Kesselhalle Schlachthof, Bremen, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C. & asst.
  103. 30/03/1992; Concert at Scheune, Osnabruck, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
  104. 31/03/1992; Concert at BCN Cafe, Frankfurt, Germany. with Sleepy Lagoon D.C.
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  106. ??/??/1995; 'Your Choice Live Series' live album released, release date unknown, live from 31/03/1992 Germany.
  107. 15/10/2002; 'Complete Vol.1 1981-1983' compilation album released, asst early stuff.
  108. 15/10/2002; 'Complete Vol.2 1983-1985' compilation album released, early singles, live & comp tracks.
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