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Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Posted Nov. 10, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Quicksand released Interiors and announces Australian dates for 2018

Today, New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand have released their new album, Interiors -- their first album in 22 years on Epitaph.

Interiors features the band’s lineup of drummer Alan Cage, frontman/guitarist Walter Schreifels and bassist Sergio Vega.

Quicksand are joining Thursday as special guests on their Australian tour in March 2018.

With special guests Quicksand
Wednesday 7 March - Metro Theatre, SydneyFriday 9 March - Max Watts, BrisbaneSunday 11 March - The Corner Hotel, MelbourneTuesday 13 March - The Gov, Adelaide

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2018 TMBG news

Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
2018 TMBG news

Shervin Lainez

They Might Be Giants have a lot in store for 2018, starting with the new album named I Like Fun, releasing on Jan. 19.

In addition to the new full-length record, the group will embark on a world tour in mid-January and is also planning re revive their Dial-A-Song service, with weekly installments toll free at (844) 387-6962,, and on streaming sites.

2018 US TOURAll shows ages 14+ unless otherwise noted.10/27 Uncasville, CT @ Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun (21+)12/30 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (18+)12/31 Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (18+)1/17 Charlottesville, VA @ The Jefferson Theater1/18 Raleigh-Durham, NC (Carrboro) @ Cat’s Cradle1/19 Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel1/20 Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse1/21 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theatre1/23 Charleston, SC @ Charleston Music Hall1/24 Jacksonville, FL (Ponte Vedra) @ Ponte Vedra Concert Hall1/25 Orlando, FL @ The Beacham1/26 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room1/27 Tampa, FL @ State Theatre1/28 Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall1/30 Birmingham, AL @ Saturn (18+)1/31 Baton Rouge, LA @ Varsity Theatre (18+)2/1 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s BBQ2/2 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall2/3 Dallas, TX @ The Kessler Theater2/6 Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom (18+)2/7 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue (21+)2/8 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall2/9 St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant2/10 Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew’s Hall2/11 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom2/27 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theatre3/1 San Diego, CA (Solana Beach) @ Belly Up3/2 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent3/3 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore3/4 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore3/6 Eugene, OR @ HiFi Music Hall (18+)3/7 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre3/8 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom3/9 Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot (21+)3/10 Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre (16+)3/11 Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre3/13 Kansas City, MO @ The Truman3/14 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown3/15 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue (18+)3/16 Milwaukee, WI @ The Pabst Theatre3/17 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre3/18 Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom (16+)4/13 New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall4/14 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club4/15 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Small’s Theatre4/17 Cincinnati, OH (Covington, KY) @ Madison Theater4/19 Rochester, NY @ Anthology4/20 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground4/21 Portland, ME @ State Theatre4/22 Albany, NY @ The Egg (All Ages — Science, Kids, and Beyond!)4/26 Northampton, MA @ Academy of Music4/27 Boston, MA @ House of Blues4/28 Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts

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Bands Pig Destroyer in studio and on road

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 1:44 p.m.

Pig Destroyer in studio and on road

photo by Scott Wilkinson

Pig Destroyer has started work on a new album, their sixth full-length to date and first since 2012's Book Burner. In addition to working on new material, the group also announced a short December ...

Bands Screaming Females, on tour now, announce new album in '18

Posted Oct. 21, 2017, 12:19 p.m.

Screaming Females, on tour now, announce new album in '18

photo by Farrah Skeiky

screaming Females will release their seventh studio album in early 2018. Named All At Once, it's set for a Feb. 23 release on Don Giovanni Records. The band is currently on tour with Street ...

Bands Kindling to release on 6131

Posted Oct. 5, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Kindling to release on 6131

photo by Reid Haithcock

Kindling have announced a new full-length will come out next month. The Massachusetts-based band will release Hush on Nov. 10 on 6131 Records, their first release with the label. After starting as a recording project ...

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Bands The Jesus Lizard reunite for Day For Night Festival

Posted Oct. 3, 2017, 9:31 p.m. in Bands by Loren

The Jesus Lizard reunite for Day For Night Festival

This December, The Jesus Lizard will reunite for a one-off show in Houston at Day For Night Festival. It will be the Austin, TX band ...

Bands New L7 in the news

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 10:49 p.m. in Bands by Loren

New L7 in the news

L7, who recently reunited and were also featured in the documentary Pretend We're Dead--are back to life with new new 7"s coming out ...

Film Screening Dates:9/12: Long Beach, CA @ Art Theatre9/14: Boston, MA @ Regent Theater9/15: Boston, MA @ Regent Theater9/16: Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent9/17: Austin, TX @ Alamo Drafthouse9/17: Seattle, WA @ Grand Illusion Cinema9/18: Seattle, WA @ Grand Illusion Cinema9/19: Seattle, WA @ Grand Illusion Cinema9/19: Washington DC @ The Black Cat9/22: Kansas City, MO @ Screenland Theater10/5: Brooklyn, NY @ Nitehawk Cinema11/11: Olympia, Wa @ Capitol TheaterLive Tour Dates:9/26: Santa Cruz, CA @ Catalyst9/27: San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s9/30: Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre

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Bands The Damned at work on new LP, Paul Gray back in band

Posted Sept. 23, 2017, 1:19 p.m. in Bands by Loren

The Damned at work on new LP, Paul Gray back in band

photo by Dod Morrison

The Damned have begun work on a new album set for release in 2018 on label Search & Destroy. The long-running band also announced a line-up ...

The Damned "Evil Spirits" 2018 UK Tour Dates:26 January Newcastle O2 Academy27 January Dundee Caird Hall28 January Glasgow O2 Academy30 January Leeds O2 Academy Leeds31 January Manchester Academy 11 February Birmingham O2 Academy3 February Leicester O2 Academy4 February Nottingham Rock City6 February Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall7 February Southend Cliffs Pavilion9 February Cardiff Great Hall10 February Bristol O2 Academy Bristol11 February Bournemouth O2 Academy13 February Southampton O2 Guildhall14 February Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion17 February London O2 Forum

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Bands Pere Ubu dates and new album

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 12:36 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Pere Ubu dates and new album

Pere Ubu - touring band 2017

With a new album titled 20 Years in a Montana Missile Silo scheduled to come out on Sept. 29 (Cherry Red Records), Pere Ubu will ...

Tour dates:11/8/2017 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe11/9/2017 Washington, DC Hill Country Live DC11/10/2017 Kingston, NY BSP Kingston11/11/2017 Somerville, MA Boston Hassle Fest at ONCE Ballroom11/12/2017 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 11/14/2017 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's11/15/2017 Richmond, VA Strange Matter11/16/2017 Columbus, OH The Basement11/17/2017 Ferndale, MI Magic Bag11/18/2017 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen11/18/2017 Charleston, WV Mountain Stage11/20/2017 Indianapolis, IN The Hi-Fi11/21/2017 Cincinnati, OH Woodward Theater11/22/2017 Cleveland Heights, OH Grog Shop12/1/2017 Seattle, WA El Corazon12/2/2017 Portland, OR The Star Theater12/3/2017 Chico, CA Chico Women's Club12/4/2017 San Francisco, CA Independent12/5/2017 San Jose, CA The Ritz12/6/2017 Los Angeles, CA Echo12/8/2017 San Diego, CA Soda Bar
The touring band for Pere Ubu are: David Thomas - vocals; Gary Siperko - guitar; Robert Wheeler - Analog synths, Theremin; Michele Temple - bass guitar, backing vocals; Steve Mehlman - drums, percussion, backing vocals.

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Bands Who are Suspect Parts?

Posted Sept. 9, 2017, 10:03 a.m. in Bands by Loren

Who are Suspect Parts?

photo by Loren Green

Suspect Parts--comprised of former and current members of The Briefs, Clorox Girls, Maniac, Ripchord, Radio Dead Ones and Red Dons--will release a self-titled debut album ...

Track list:1 Madmen With Guns2 Electrify Me, Honey3 Live Over There4 Alright With Me5 Run For Your Life6 No One From Nowhere7 Change Your Mind8 She Gives Me Something To Sing About9 Out Of Place10 Overdrive 
SUSPECT PARTS EURO TOUR 201726.10. DE-Dresden - Chemiefabrik27.10. CZ-Brno - Kabinet Muz28.10. AT-Wien - Rhiz29.10. DE-München - Kafe Kult30.10. DE-Köln - Sonic Ballroom31.10. BE-Antwerpen - Venue 21901.11. BE-Kortrijk - The Pit's02.11. DE-Münster - Gleis 2203.11. DE-Hamburg - Molotow04.11. DE-Berlin - Kastanienkeller

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Bands Magic Bullet's Five Weeks of 5ive

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 7:52 p.m. in Bands by Loren

Magic Bullet's Five Weeks of 5ive

Magic Bullet Records is issing the full back catalog of 5ive, starting with their self-titled debut this week. In total, 5ive, The Telestic Disfracture, The ...

5ive Track Listing:1. Burning Season2. Orange3. The Baron4. Jules Vernes' Dream5. Bicycle Rider6. Cerrado

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Bands 1QI: The Feederz, Tomber Lever, The Bigger Empty

Posted Aug. 26, 2017, 12:02 p.m. in Bands by Loren

1QI: The Feederz, Tomber Lever, The Bigger Empty

Welcome to our semi-regular quickie Q&A feature: One Question Interviews.    After our social media followers get the first word, we previously posted a wrap-up ...

Tomber Lever
SPB: What band has the best logo of all time?
Tomber Lever: We would say that Titus Andronicus has the best band logo! Not only is it a T and A for their name, it’s an upside down cross and an anarchy sign! No Gods, No Masters!
Mike Felumlee (The Bigger Empty)
SPB: Do you wear earplugs when you play? Why/why not?
Felumee: Yes, I wear earplugs now, but have just started wearing them over the last couple of years.
This can be taken as a cautionary tale for the young rockers out there. I'm 42 years old and have been actively playing shows and touring since I was 17. For most of those years I did not wear ear plugs. I just couldn't get over how they seemed to kill the fun and had a hard time dealing with how my drums sounded when playing with them in. Fast forward 25 years and now I have significant hearing loss in my left ear, and very bad tinnitus in my right ear and wish I could go back and make my younger self wear the damn ear plugs! I would suggest that anyone playing live rock music frequently go see an Audiologist and get some custom plugs made. The filters on the custom plugs don't make things quite as muffled sounding as the foam earplugs you can buy at the drug store. You can also select how many db of reduction you want/need. The custom plugs are 100% worth the investment and I'll never play without them again!
Frank Discussion (The Feederz-guitar/vocals)
SPB: How did the current line-up come together?
Discussion: Clear Bob was our first bass player and he still lives in Arizona. Thomas at Slope first contacted him to see if he could reach me about the idea of doing another record. This was right after Annoying Orange won the election, ripping apart the last shred of credibility (and hope) the US government had, so I had to jump into the fray. Our original drummer Art Nouveau died a number of years back, but DH Peligro who played on our first album was down for it. So the lineup is all early Feederz and I think the energy shows it.
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