Negative Approach;

Listed Below is all of the known Tour Dates, Album, E.P. & Singles release dates that I have info on from this short lived Detroit hardcore 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
I built this and other pages for some of the bands I like as I could not find any decent info on the net anywhere, these are mainly for my own entertainment but if anyone else enjoys them then it's a bonus, enjoy.

Many thanks to Mike Ziegler for numerous updates, addictions & corrections.

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  1. ??/08/1981; Concert at Todd Necro's mother's basement, Detroit, MI, USA. 1st show. exact date unknown.
  2. 30/09/1981; Concert at Bookie's Club, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros & Meatmen. 2nd show.
  3. 03/10/1981; Concert at Endless Summer Skate Park, Roseville, MI, USA. opening for Necros & with Meatmen, with asst.
  4. 17/10/1981; Concert at Coronation Tavern, Windsor, ON, Canada. opening for Necros, with Youth Patrol & Suburban Anger.
  5. 13/11/1981; Concert at Woodlawn High School, Arlington, VA, USA. opening for Iron Cross, Necros, Deadline & The Faith.
  6. 21/11/1981; Concert at Nunzio's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros & Violent Apathy, with asst.
  7. 05/12/1981; 'The Process Of Elimination' spilt 7" released, originally scheduled for 20/11.
  8. 12/12/1981; Concert at The Crooked Beat, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros & Violent Apathy, with Meatmen & asst.
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  10. ??/01/1982; 'Negative Approach' ep advertised, not released to mid year due to mastering problems.
  11. 29/01/1982; Concert at Paycheck's, Hamtramck, MI, USA. opening for The Faith & Insurrection, with The Allied. (unsure of date).
  12. 06/02/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros & Meatmen, with Bored Youth.
  13. 13/02/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for The Damned & Necros.
  14. 06/03/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for L-Seven & Bored Youth.
  15. 20/03/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros, with Meatmen & asst.
  16. 03/04/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for The Misfits & Necros, with Meatmen. (Misfits added to bill).
  17. 15/05/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros, with Government Issue & asst.
  18. 24/05/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for T.S.O.L., with The Allied.
  19. 28/05/1982; Concert at Merlyns, Madison, WI, USA. opening for Necros, with McDonalds.
  20. 05/06/1982; Concert at The New Beat Club, Grand Rapids, MI, USA. opening for L-Seven.
  21. 06/06/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Circle Jerks.
  22. 17/06/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Black Flag & Necros.
  23. 18/06/1982; Concert at The Freezer Theatre, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Minor Threat, with Meatmen & Whipping Boy. released on 'Total Recall' comp cd.
  24. 25/06/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for The Dickies.
  25. ??/??/1982; 'Negative Approach' ep released, exact date unknown but approx July, originally planned for January.
  26. 24/07/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Chron-Gen, with The Allied.
  27. 29/07/1982; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Dead Kennedys & Necros.
  28. 30/07/1982; Concert at The Clubhouse, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for L-Seven. (unsure of date).
  29. 07/08/1982; Concert at Gallery East, Boston, MA, USA. opening for Necros, with Gang Green & Meatmen. (moved to the 13th).
  30. 09/08/1982; Concert at The Mudd Club, New York, NY, USA. opening for Necros, with Meatmen. (Aug. 9th - 14th; 'Process Of Elimination' mini tour).
  31. 12/08/1982; Concert at Terminal 406, Baltimore, MD, USA. opening for Necros, with Meatmen.
  32. 13/08/1982; Concert at Gallery East, Boston, MA, USA. opening for Necros, with Gang Green & Meatmen. (moved from the 7th).
  33. 14/08/1982; Concert at The A7 Club, New York, NY, USA. opening for Necros, with Meatmen & Agnostic Front.
  34. 03/09/1982; Concert at The City Club, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Black Flag & Necros.
  35. 17/09/1982; Concert at Paycheck's, Hamtramck, MI, USA. opening for L-Seven. (unsure of date).
  36. 24/09/1982; Concert at The City Club, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Bad Brains. released on 'Total Recall' comp cd?.
  37. 29/10/1982; Concert at The Clubhouse, Detroit, MI, USA. with Scream & Double O. (date probable).
  38. 13/11/1982; Concert at The Clubhouse, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for L-Seven, with Mr. Potato Head.
  39. 05/12/1982; Concert at The 9:30 Club, Washington, DC, USA. with The Allied & Void.
  40. 11/12/1982; Concert at The Clubhouse, Detroit, MI, USA. with L-Seven.
  41. 16/12/1982; Concert at Traxx, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for U.K. Subs, with The Allied.
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  43. 07/01/1983; Concert at Group W. Cable, Dearborn, MI, USA. opening for The Misfits & Necros.
  44. 08/01/1983; Concert at Graystone Hall, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Necros, with Big Boys.
  45. 14/01/1983; Concert at Michigan Union Ballroom, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. opening for S.S. Decontrol, with Displaced & asst.
  46. 15/01/1983; Concert at The Ukrainian American Centre, Hamtramck, MI, USA. with Government Issue & S.S. Decontrol. (date probable).
  47. 10/04/1983; Concert at Cobb's Corner, Detroit, MI, USA. with Violent Apathy & asst.
  48. 23/04/1983; Concert at Michigan Union Ballroom, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. opening for Misfits, with State & Ground Zero.
  49. 01/05/1983; Concert at The Blackspot, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, USA. opening for Minor Threat, with asst.
  50. 14/05/1983; Concert at CBGB's, Manhattan, NY, USA. opening for Flipper, with The Abused.
  51. ??/06/1983; 'Tied Down / Rice City Club' demo recorded, Detroit. released on 'Total Recall & Ready To Fight' comp cd's.
  52. 25/06/1983; Concert at Love Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USA. with Y.D.L., Tar Babies & asst.
  53. 26/06/1983; Concert at The Channel, Boston, MA, USA. opening for Minutemen, with The Proletariat & J.F.A..
  54. 10/07/1983; Concert at Freestyle, Redford, MI, USA. with State & Urgent Action.
  55. 30/07/1983; Concert at The Serbian American Church Hall, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for G.B.H., with Violent Apathy. (cancelled).
  56. 07/08/1983; Concert at Joe's Star Bar, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. with F.U.'s & State.
  57. 02/09/1983; Concert at The Graystone, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Big Boys, with Die Kreuzen & Latin Dogs.
  58. 18/09/1983; Concert at The Graystone, Detroit, MI, USA. with Big Boys. released on 'Ready To Fight' comp cd.
  59. 04/11/1983; Concert at WMU East Hall Gym, Kalamazoo, MI, USA. opening for Circle Jerks, with Holy Terror.
  60. ??/12/1983; 'Tied Down' album released, exact date unknown.
  61. 09/12/1983; Concert at Laura Hall, Detroit, MI, USA. with Ground Zero & Western Arrest. album release show.
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  63. ??/??/1984; original line up breaks up, John recruits new members.
  64. 01/04/1984; Concert at First Unitarian Church, Detroit, MI, USA. with Die Kreuzen. 
  65. 08/06/1984; Concert at First Unitarian Church, Detroit, MI, USA. with Minus.
  66. 16/06/1984; Concert at The Paradise, Boston, MA, USA. with Psycho, DYS & Sorry. (Jun. 16th - Jul. 27th; 'Tied Down' tour).
  67. 16/06/1984; Concert at The Anthrax, Stamford, CT, USA. with Violent Children. (unsure which show occurred).
  68. 21/06/1984; Concert at The Jockey Club, Newport, KY, USA. with Sluggo.
  69. 24/06/1984; Concert at The Newton Theatre, Washington, DC, USA. opening for Husker Du & Government Issue.
  70. 28/06/1984; Concert at The Metroplex, Atlanta, GA, USA. with D.D.T..
  71. 29/06/1984; Concert at The American Legion Hall, Gainesville, FL, USA. with Iron Cross & Beyond Therapy.
  72. 30/06/1984; Concert at Emergency Hall, New Orleans, LA, USA. with Disappointed Parents & Graveyard Rodeo.
  73. ??/07/1984; Concert at The Paradise Club, Boston, MA, USA. exact date unknown. released on 'Total Recall' comp cd.
  74. 05/07/1984; Concert at Cabaret Voltaire, Houston, TX, USA. with Verbal Abuse.
  75. 06/07/1984; Concert at Third Wave, San Antonio, TX, USA. with Marching Plague & F.I.F.H.
  76. 07/07/1984; Concert at Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX, USA. with Party Owls, Offenders & Big Boys.
  77. 08/07/1984; Concert at The Twilite Room, Dallas, TX, USA. with Big Boys & Party Owls.
  78. ??/07/1984; Concert at ??, Memphis, TN, USA. last show, exact date unknown. 
  79. 12/07/1984; Concert at Fairmount Hall, San Diego, CA, USA. opening for Battalion Of Saints, with asst. (didn't play).
  80. 13/07/1984; Concert at The Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, USA. opening for Toy Dolls & ADX, with Effigies & Entropy. (didn't play).
  81. 14/07/1984; Concert at Knights Of Pythias Hall, Tempe, AZ, USA. with C.O.C. & The Not, with Response. (didn't play).
  82. 15/07/1984; Concert at Knights Of Pythias Hall, Tucson, AZ, USA. with The Not, Zips, Chaotic Alleiance & The Dogs. (didn't play).
  83. 17/07/1984; Concert at Clutch Cargo's, Detroit, MI, USA. opening for Black Flag & Necros. (unsure of date). (didn't play).
  84. 22/07/1984; Concert at Mabuhay Gardens, San Francisco, CA, USA. opening for D.R.I., with C.O.C.. (didn't play).
  85. 27/07/1984; Concert at V.F.W. Hall, Kansas City, MO, USA. (didn't play).
  86. 29/07/1984; Concert at West End, Chicago, IL, USA. with Heart Attack. (didn't play).
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  88. ??/??/1992; 'Total Recall' compilation album released, 7" lp & live tracks.
  89. ??/??/2005; 'Ready To Fight' compilation album released, demo & live tracks.
  90. ??/??/2010; 'Friends Of No One' ep released, demo tracks from 1984, unknown source.
  91. ??/??/2011; 'Nothing Will Stand In Our Way' compilation album released, demo, live & outtakes.
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