This summer, Ludo will be going on their tour entitled "Space Dracula's Basketball Expo" where each show will have 1 of 4 themes: Space, Dracula, Basketball, and sometimes all 3. You can get a tour sampler for $1 with a song from each artist on the tour here. All proceeds will go towards the tour, and you can find all tour info here.
Paul Tao on 07/07/11 - 06:09 PM
Ludo has announced their summer tour (entitled Space Dracula's Basketball Expo); support will be Sparks The Rescue, Tommy and The High Pilots, Stamps (featuring Bob from The Hush Sound), and Without A Face. Head to the replies for a video.
Rohan Kohli on 05/18/11 - 02:00 PM
The Ludo boys are back with Prepare The Preparations, a new full-length that you can dive head first into on the band's AP.net Profile. Stream that sucker in entirety, then drop your thoughts in the replies!
Garett Press on 09/13/10 - 11:11 AM
Ludo have released their new video for "Whipped Cream," which you can find in the replies. Their new album Prepare The Preparations is out September 7th, and their upcoming tour dates can be found here.
Paul Tao on 08/09/10 - 09:47 PM
Ludo's new album, Prepare The Preparations has been pushed back to September 7th. You can check a video in the replies.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 08/04/10 - 10:06 AM
Head to the replies to see the artwork for Ludo's upcoming album, Prepare the Preperations.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/20/10 - 09:15 PM
Ludo have announced a new fall tour for their forthcoming album Prepare the Preparations, out on IDJ August 17th. They will be out with There For Tomorrow, The Graduate and Tommy & The High Pilots. Dates are on their myspace.
Paul Tao on 07/14/10 - 04:10 PM
Head to the replies to see a special message from Ludo, introducing their new album to Absolutepunk readers.
Steve Henderson on 06/27/10 - 08:21 PM
Head to the replies to see Ludo's new video for "Whipped Cream."

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Blake Solomon on 06/24/10 - 04:23 PM
In a radio interview today, Ludo premiered a new song called "Whipped Cream" and also announced that their new album is titled Prepare the Preparations. Head to the replies to hear some of the interview and the song (song starts around 6:30).

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Blake Solomon on 06/21/10 - 03:42 PM
Ludo's new album will be released on August 17th.

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Blake Solomon on 05/07/10 - 07:23 AM
An update from Ludo announcing that a new album will be released this year can be found in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 04/14/10 - 10:21 PM
Contest is over - thanks for participating

The first person to email me with the name of the 1986 cult-classic movie that Ludo gets their name from will win the re-issued copies of Ludo and Broken Bride as well as two tickets to any of the Ludo shows in the replies. Three runner-ups will win the CDs only. Sorry, US and Canada only.
Paul Tao on 10/14/09 - 11:47 AM
I'll be interviewing Ludo this weekend, so if you have any questions you'd like answered, please post them in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 10/12/09 - 06:41 PM
Entertainment Weekly is exclusively streaming Ludo's unreleased song "Elektra's Complex", which appears on the self-released re-issue of Ludo's debut album.
Paul Tao on 09/14/09 - 03:03 PM
Ludo are re-releasing their debut full length and Broken Bride EP on their own label; the out-of-print 2003 self-ttiled debut and the EP will both be out on September 29th. The band says, "We have plenty of new fans who are only familiar with You're Awful, I Love You. We wanted to put out our first two albums to a wider audience, to sort of bring them up to speed before we release our new album next year.” New tour dates are below.
DatesOct 16: Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
Oct 17: New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom
Oct 22: St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant
Oct 23: Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
Oct 24: Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
Nov 6: West Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour
Nov 7: Pomona, CA @ Glass...
Paul Tao on 09/10/09 - 04:47 PM
The Graduate posted footage from their 2008 tour with Ludo, which you can watch in the replies. Oh yeah, and every jam you hear in the background is taken from new demos.
Julia Conny on 08/20/09 - 07:17 PM
Ludo has begun writing songs for their 4th album and plans to start recording with Matt Wallace before the summer is over. They also just announced the only nine shows they're playing for the rest of the year. The band will headline The Broken Bride Tour where they'll play music from all 3 of their previous releases including Broken Bride which they'll be performing live in its entirety. Support acts include Ha Ha Tonka, Meese and Without A Face. Tickets go on sale Saturday.
Dates10/16 - Philadelphia - TLA
10/17 - NYC - Highline
10/22 - St. Louis - Pageant
10/23 - Chicago - Bottom Lounge
10/24 - Columbus, MO - Blue Note
11/6 - Los Angeles - Troubadour
11/7 - Pomona - Glass House
Paul Tao on 07/21/09 - 11:47 AM
Ludo will be kicking off their 2009 headline tour on February 3rd. Accompanying them on the road will be Sing It Loud, This Providence and The Morning Light. The first half of dates are listed below with the remaining dates to be announced in the next couple of days. On sale for all dates below are this Saturday.
Dates2/03/09 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
2/04/09 – Chicago, IL – Metro
2/05/09 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
2/06/09 – Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop
2/07/09 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
2/08/09 – Pittsburgh, PA – Diesel
2/09/09 - OFF
2/10/09 – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
2/11/09 – Buffalo, NY – Xtreme Wheelz
2/13/09 – Providence, RI – Jerky’s Live Music Hall
Paul Tao on 12/04/08 - 05:52 PM
Andrew Volpe of Ludo needs your advice for his good friend "Andy." Head to the replies for the video. Make sure to leave some valuable tips.
Jonathan Lally on 11/11/08 - 10:55 PM
Ludo now has their own Photobucket group.
Anton Djamoos on 10/27/08 - 05:38 PM
Ludo's new single, "Go-Getter Greg," goes to radio on October 27th.
Joe DeAndrea on 09/30/08 - 12:22 AM
The Graduate will be touring with Ludo, The Higher and Eye Alaska in November.
Tour DatesNov 3 SOKOL UNDERGROUND Omaha, Nebraska
Nov 4 MARQUIS THEATRE Denver, Colorado
Nov 6 THE VENUE Boise, Idaho
Nov 7 HAWTHORNE THEATRE Portland, Oregon
Nov 8 EL CORAZON Seattle, Washington
Nov 9 WOW HALL Eugene, Oregon
Nov 11 THE BOARDWALK Orangevale, California
Nov 12 BOTTOM OF THE HILL San Francisco, California
Nov 13 TROUBADOUR West Hollywood, California
Nov 14 CHAIN REACTION Anaheim, California
Nov 15 SOMA (SIDESTAGE) San Diego, California
Nov 16 CLUB CONGRESS Tucson, Arizona
Nov 17 LAUNCHPAD Albuquerque, New Mexico
Nov 19 BEAUMONT CLUB Kansas...
Julia Conny on 09/16/08 - 03:19 PM
Congratulations to Ludo, who have broken the top ten single barrier with "Love Me Dead" on alternative radio, their first career top ten hit. Download their performance on Leno here (right click, save as), but be sure to check out their awesome video for the song in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 09/03/08 - 08:38 AM
Ludo will be doing their first headlining tour on the West Coast in November, with The Higher, Eye Alaska and Army of Freshmen.
Dates11.3 Omaha NE Sokol Underground
11.4 Denver CO Marquis Theatre
11.6 Boise ID The Venue
11.7 Portland OR Hawthorne
11.8 Seattle WA El Corazon
11.9 Eugene OR Wow Hall
11.11 Orangevale CA The Boardwalk
11.12 San Francisco CA Bottom of the Hill
11.13 West Hollywood CA Troubadour
11.14 Anaheim CA Chain Reaction
11.15 San Diego CA Soma
11.16 ...
Paul Tao on 08/28/08 - 01:44 PM
Ludo will play Haloฎ 3 with Xbox LIVEฎ members Friday, September 5, 2008. If you're an Xbox LIVE Gold member, and you want a chance to play with members of Ludo, check the replies for all details.
Anton Djamoos on 08/28/08 - 11:38 AM
Dates for Relient K's upcoming tour with Ludo, This Providence, and House of Heroes can be seen in the replies.

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Joe DeAndrea on 07/24/08 - 04:36 PM
Ludo will be performing on Jay Leno tonight.
Jamie Pham on 07/11/08 - 11:35 AM
According to The Bottom Of The Hill's web site, Ludo, The Higher, and The Pink Spiders will be touring together this fall.

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Rohan Kohli on 07/07/08 - 01:11 PM
Adam Potter (ex-Glory Nights) and Alex Nome (ex-Ludo/Caragana) have started a new band called Moments. You can check out their music here.
Steve Henderson on 06/19/08 - 05:52 AM
Read my interview with Andrew Volpe of Ludo here.
Brad Streeter on 06/16/08 - 08:39 AM
Ludo will be hosting MTV2's You Rock The Deuce this Saturday. They will also be the guests on Loveline Tuesday, June 24th. You can also check out the band performing "Lake Pontchartrain" in an acoustic setting here.
smoke4thecaper on 06/13/08 - 07:35 PM
Ludo's performance of "Love Me Dead" on Jimmy Kimmel from Friday can be seen in the replies.

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Anton Djamoos on 05/12/08 - 10:25 AM
Head to the replies to watch Ludo perform "Go Getter Greg" in an igloo.
Jamie Pham on 02/06/08 - 10:12 PM
Ludo has announced a February 26th release date for their new album, You're Awful, I Love You, due out via Island Records.

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Rohan Kohli on 01/12/08 - 10:54 PM
Deas Vail will be heading out on the "Christmas Under The Sea Tour" with Ludo, Edison Glass, and Treaty of Paris.
Tour DatesNov 28 The Knitting Factory New York, New York
Nov 30 The Basement Columbus, Ohio
Dec 1 Subterranean Chicago, Illinois
Dec 2 The Canopy Urbana, Illinois
Dec 5 Masquerade - downstairs Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 6 The Orpheum Tampa, Florida
Dec 7 Aka Lounge Orlando, Florida
Dec 8 Mars Hill Cafe Mobile, Alabama
Dec 10 Juanitas Little Rock, Arkansas
Dec 11 King of Clubs Claremore, Oklahoma
Dec 12 Red Seven Austin, Texas
Dec 13 The Door Dallas, Texas
Dec 14 Main Street Cafe Kansas City, Missouri
Dec 15 MoJoeนs Coffee House Orland...
Steve Henderson on 11/27/07 - 08:44 PM
Ludo will be shooting a music video for their new single "Love Me Dead" and would like fans to participate in it. More details can be seen here.

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Joe DeAndrea on 10/13/07 - 05:44 PM
Ludo's new single, "Love Me Dead," is available for exclusive download on their purevolume profile. The track is set to appear on the outfit's major label debut, You're Awful, I Love You, which is due out early next year via Island Records.

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Brandon Allin on 10/02/07 - 12:08 AM
Ludo has announced that they will be hitting the road again this fall, including a few dates on Spitalfield's farewell tour alongside The Forecast and The Graduate.
Ludo Tour Dates11/08 The Picador – Iowa City, IA
11/10 Downtown – Lafayette, IN
11/11 Pop’s – Sauget, IL (acoustic)
11/13 Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
11/14 That One Place – Phoenix, AZ
11/15 Knitting Factory – Los Angeles, CA
11/17 Avalon Theater – Salt Lake City, UT
11/18 The Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
11/19 Marquis Theatre – Denver, CO
11/20 The Rock – Papillion, NE
Rohan Kohli on 09/13/07 - 01:24 PM
Don't forget, we've got an ABSOLUTExclusive stream of Ludo's new single "Drunken Lament" going on over on the band's AP.net profile. The group's forthcoming full length, You're Awful, I Love You, is set for release shortly through Island/Def Jam.
Rohan Kohli on 08/16/07 - 02:52 PM
Ludo has released the first episode in their magical journey through the making of their new record, You're Awful, I Love You. You can view the webisodes on "The Ludo Video Thing" channel on youtube or on Ludo's myspace page.
Rohan Kohli on 07/18/07 - 08:48 PM
Ludo has been added to Lollapalooza at Chicago's Grant Park. The band will play Saturday, August 4th. Head to the band's myspace page to check out a live version of their cover of Blue Oyster Cult's "Burning For You."
Rohan Kohli on 05/22/07 - 03:00 PM
Ludo has launched a new merch store at Merchdirect. The band's debut for Island Records is currently being mixed by Mark Needham (The Academy Is..., My Chemical Romance, The Killers), and the band is on the road right now supporting O.A.R. Ludo has also been added to the Ernie Ball Stage for select dates of Warped Tour.
Ludo Warped Tour Dates08/11/07 Barrie, ON Park Place
08/12/07 Montreal, QC Parc Jean-Drapeau
08/14/07 Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amph. St. Louis
08/15/07 Bonner Springs, KS Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
08/17/07 Nampa, ID Idaho Center Amphitheatre
Rohan Kohli on 04/19/07 - 01:50 PM
Ludo, who was named one of Alternative Press' 100 Bands to Watch for in 2007 ("Rocks like: Fountains of Wayne, Motion City Soundtrack, Sugarcult), will be heading out on the road with O.A.R. in April. The band is currently in Los Angeles wrapping up the recording of their debut for Island Def Jam records.
Tour Dates4/13 Canton, MO - Culver Stockton College (w/ Amsterband, The Effects, and Treaty of Paris. Ludo Headlines)
4/14 Columbia, MO - The Blue Note (Ludo Headlines)
4/18 Bowling Green, OH - Anderson Arena (Bowling Green University) - w/ O.A.R.
4/19 West Lafayette, IN - Purdue University (Ludo headlines)
4/20 Bloomington, IN - IU Auditorium (Indiana University) - w/ O.A.R.
Rohan Kohli on 02/26/07 - 06:54 PM
Ludo has signed with Island / Def Jam Records.
Rohan Kohli on 10/05/06 - 01:00 PM
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