Stream Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers’ Debut Album Bought To Rot

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Laura-Jane-Grace-And-The-Devouring-Mothers-Bought-To-RotThere is a long and weird tradition: Burly-voiced singers of shouty, frill-free salt-of-the-earth punk bands eventually go off and record rootsy, mostly-acoustic solo albums. It’s the Mike Ness/Greg Graffin/Brian Fallon move, and we’ve seen it a million times. Against Me! essentially started as an acoustic solo project, so it shouldn’t be too big of a … More »

Against Me! – “People Who Died” (Jim Carroll Band Cover)

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Against Me! are one of the artists featured on the upcoming charity compilation Songs That Saved My Life. True to its title, it’s filled with songs that “played a pivotal role in the lives of artists and fans.” For their pick, Against Me! decided to cover Jim Carroll Band’s “People WhoMore »

Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers – “Apocalypse Now (& Later)”

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Laura-Jane-Grace-And-The-Devouring-Mothers-Bought-To-RotLaura Jane Grace has been leading Against Me!, one of the greatest punk rock bands in the world, for more than 20 years. And now she’s branching off on her own with a relatively rootsy side project called Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers. The new band is a trio, and it also features … More »

Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers Announce Debut Album

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Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring MothersAgainst Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has announced that she will release a new album as Laura Jane Grace And The Devouring Mothers later this year. While she says that it’s ostensibly a solo project, Grace recorded the project’s debut with Atom Willard and Marc Jacob Hudson. It’ll be out on BloodshotMore »

Laura Jane Grace – “Park Life Forever”

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Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has released a very cute new song called “Park Life Forever” that features her daughter Evelyn on backing vocals. It was recorded with the Spire mobile recording studio, and there’s a behind-the-scenes video showing Grace putting the song together in her home. The song’s about long summer days in the … More »

Hear Against Me! Cover The Squidbillies Theme

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Against Me! joins the long line of musicians that have covered the theme song for the Adult Swim animated show Squidbillies. Their take on the track is as rousing and anthemic as any Against Me! song, grounded by Laura Jane Grace’s gravelly voice. Check it out below. [videoembed size=”full_width” alignment=”center”][/videoembed] … More »

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

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I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors on the last page and it beeped from my backpack on the way out. I was gonna bring it back. I just wanted to take it home to read the … More »

Laura Jane Grace – “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton” (The Mountain Goats Cover)

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Like a whole lot of people who write words for a living (including the guy who wrote the words that you are currently reading), the novelist Joseph Fink, the man behind the Welcome To Night Vale podcast, is a massive fan of the Mountain Goats. As previously reported, Fink has just launched a new … More »

Watch Against Me! Cover Mountain Goats’ “The Best Ever Death Metal Band In Denton”

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Against Me! recently played an intimate show for House Of Strombo, the new web video series from CBC host George Stroumboulopoulos, and towards the end of their set, Laura Jane Grace took a moment to cover a song that she’s been particularly into recently. “I’m gonna play one cover just because I feel so inclined … More »

Against Me! – “Stabitha Christie” & “First High Of The Morning”

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For Record Store Day this year, Against Me! released a 7″ containing two unreleased tracks from their Shape Shift With Me recording sessions, but the songs haven’t been available online … until now. You can stream “Stabitha Christie” and “First High Of The Morning” below. More »