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 »

Laura Jane Grace, Shirley Manson, Marissa Paternoster, & More Contribute To First HIRS Collective LP

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The Philadelphia-based queer collective HIRS have been releasing quick hits of fiery punk music for a few years now, and today they’ve announced their first full-length album, Friends. Lovers. Favorites. It features a star-studded roster of guests that includes Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace, Garbage’s Shirley Manson, Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster, Limp Wrist’s … More »

Watch Laura Jane Grace & Cyndi Lauper Play A Punk “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” In NYC

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Cyndi Lauper held her annual Home For The Holidays benefit show at the Beacon Theater in New York City over the weekend, and during her set she brought out Laura Jane Grace to do a punk-ier take on “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough.” Watch video from the concert below. 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! Play “333,” Laura Jane Grace Talk About Playing Squats On Seth Meyers

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Seth Meyers and Laura Jane GraceAgainst Me! have a whole lot going on right now. Back in September, the band released the furious new album Shape Shift With Me. And this week, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace published her memoir Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. Last night, they got a chance to showcase both of … More »