Simple Plan Announce ‘No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls’ 15th Anniversary Aus Tour

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of their debut album, No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls, pop-punk legends Simple Plan have announced they’ll be heading to Australia this year for a huge headline run. 

The Canadian outfit will play the LP in full at each show on the tour, which includes the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney. 

“After releasing our fifth album last year and playing more than 100 shows in over 40 countries, we felt it was important take this opportunity to look back and celebrate the amazing adventure we’ve had as a band and as friends,” the band said of the tour.

“It felt important to do something special, something we’ve never done before to mark this landmark in our lives. This is why we wanted to do this tour.”

No Pads, No Helmets… Just Balls features some of the band’s biggest hits, including I’d Do Anything, Perfect and I’m Just A Kid.

Joining Simple Plan on the tour is fellow pop-punkers, Real Friends, and Newcastle’s own Eat Your Heart Out.

Tickets go on sale from 10am on Wednesday 17 January; click on theGuide for more details.