Acclaimed artist and author Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) has dropped her second solo release of the pandemic with At War With The Silverfish EP, released on her own Big Scary Monsters label. The seven-song effort follows along the raw, stripped-down nature of 2020’s essential Stay Alive release, andrecorded in halves between at Grace’s TinyQuietStudio in Chicago and at Electric Eel in St. Louis, and mixed by Marc Hudson, her bandmate in Devouring Mothers. The EP is available to stream on all DSPs.
Iconic Rocker Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and The Devouring Mothers has released a surprise digital album today on all streaming platforms. The album Stay Alive (Big Scary Monsters) was created during the pandemic and recorded in July by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio. The physical release will arrive on December 11th. You can pre-order it at the link below, and listen to the album now!
More coronavirus-related cancelations abound as Against Me! and Baroness have been forced to totally cancel their co-headlining tour slated to kick off in a few weeks. Originally scheduled from Friday, May 1 – Saturday, May 30. The run was to visit parts of the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, American and Canadian west coast, Southwest and East Coast of the U.S. and feature support from Destroy Boys and Drug Church on select dates. Ticket refunds for all dates can be obtained at point of purchase. Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace shared the following statement:Continue reading →
Baroness has booked a co-headline tour with Against Me! For this spring in North America. Dates begin on May 1 at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre. Destroy Boys support on the first half of the tour, with Drug Church supporting on the second half. Baroness continues. The band will venture to Australia before returning to the U.S. Tickets for the newly announced, North American shows are on-sale this Friday at 10:00 am local time with a limited number of pre-sale tickets available Wednesday at 10:00 am local time. Baroness continues to tour behind their amazing album Gold & Grey, out now via the bands’ own label, Abraxan Hymns. (http://smarturl.it/baroness-goldandgrey).Continue reading →
“Learn to trust yourself, no one else matters”: the opening statement to Laura Jane Grace& The Devouring Mothers first album is stark and powerful. Delivered in a snarled spoken word so as to puncture the eardrum as the first thing you hear to launch an album Grace apparently feared would never be if she didn’t make it this year, it’s a strong portent of things to come, that Bought To Rot (Bloodshot) is as much a lyrical album as anything else.Continue reading →
One of the longest-running, most successful American music festivals has been Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival, celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2018. The festival, scheduled for May 25-28 in downtown Las Vegas, NV, has announced a preliminary lineup featuring Rise Against, NOFX, At The Drive-In, Mighty Might Bosstones, Turbonegro, Against Me!, L7, GBH and more.Continue reading →
A crowdfunding campaign is launched to support a documentary film about vegans in the music world promoting vegan lifestyle. In addition to raising funds to produce the film Taking Note, they are seeking more artists to interview for the project that already includes members of Against Me, Anti-Flag Fall Out Boy, Arch Enemy, Creeper, Enter Shikari and more. Continue reading →
Cult Of Luna, Neurosis, and Trap Them have joined the eclectic lineup of one of the world’s most important music festivals, Roskilde. Taking place June 24th – July first, in Roskilde, Denmark, and boasts over 175 bands on 9 stages. Typically most of the lineup consists of more pop and rock bands, but over the years more heavy and experimental acts have been added. Continue reading →