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  1. Fear of Men giving away limited-edition songbook at this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Brooklynvegan

    Brighton-based dark, dream-pop band Fear of Men will soon be in NYC, headlining a BrooklynVegan-presented show on Saturday, July 2 at Bowery Ballroom with Puro Instinct and Ski Lodge , making for a great night of hazy, danceable music. Tickets for the show are still available, but if you'd like to go for free, we've giving away a pair .


  2. 'Mystery Science Theatre 3000' cast reunited for RiffTrax...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Brooklynvegan

    The Mystery Science Theatre 3000 reunion happened Tuesday night in Minneapolis, MN as part of the 10th anniversary of MST3K spinoff RiffTrax. Original host Joel Hodgson and his successor, Mike Nelson , along with Trace Beaulieu, Frank Conniff, Kevin Murphy, Mary Jo Pehl, Bridget Nelson-Hodgson , as well as Sci-Fi era MST3K castmember Bill Corbett , and new MST3K host Jonah Ray were all on stage and they riffed over a variety of shorts, including classic industrial safety film ' Shake Hands with Danger .'


  3. Kristin Kontrol made her NYC live debut, covered Prince @ Baby's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Brooklynvegan

    Kristin Kontrol, aka Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls, made her NYC solo live debut on Wednesday night at Baby's All Right, which was also only her third show under the KK name. The show also served as a release party for Kristin's debut album, X-Communicate , and its '80s dancepop vibe translated well to the stage, as she was backed by a full band and a horn section for a few songs.


  4. Violent Femmes played Prospect Park with Kirstin Hersh (pics, setlist), share new video, expand tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Brooklynvegan

    Violent Femmes played a free show in Prospect Park on Saturday as part of the 2016 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival . While they have a new album, We Can Do Anything , freshly out, Violent Femmes mainly stuck to the hits, opening with "Blister in the Sun," and finishing with "Add it Up," making time for "Gone Daddy Gone," "Kiss Off," "I Held Her in My Arms," "Prove My Love," "American Music," "Gimme the Car" and more which had the crowd singing along.


  5. Handsome Family releasing new LP, touringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Brooklynvegan

    Handsome Family , who you might know for their song "Far from Any Road" will be back with their 10th album in September. Details are scarce at this point but will be revealed mid-July.


  6. Chance the Rapper announces tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Brooklynvegan

    Chance the Rapper has been having a great 2016: his feature on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo introduced him to a larger audience than he ever had before, he released Coloring Book to rapturous praise , and he's even got a shot at a Grammy now. With all this momentum behind him, Chance will be going on tour.


  7. Peter Bjorn & John share 'Breakin' Point' video, announce tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Brooklynvegan

    Peter Bjorn and John 's catchy new album Breakin' Point came out this past Friday, and they've now put out a video for its title track. It was directed by Danish-Norwegian duo HochR, and you can watch it below.


  8. Descendents announce tour, playing NYC with Fucked UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Brooklynvegan

    "We have a new album coming out and we're gonna play some songs off of that," Milo Aukerman said to loads of cheers. "But not right away."


  9. The Garden have a new single, 'Play Your Cards Right'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Brooklynvegan

    Last year, eccentric California duo The Garden released their album Haha on Epitaph/Burger, and today we're premiering a new single by the band. It's called "Play Your Cards Right," and it's a truly weird song that's part punk, part post-punk, part hip hop.


  10. Wax Idols & King Woman drop off tour w/ Pentagram due to 'overload of bullshit'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Fellow dark-music makers Wax Idols and King Woman have been on tour for much of May supporting doom metal lifers Pentagram . Currently on the west coast, the two openers have decided to drop off the rest of the tour due to an "overload of bullshit."


  11. Fear of Men streaming new LP; tourmates Puro Instinct releasing...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Fear of Men 's new album Fall Forever is out Friday, June 3 via Kanine . The band go widescreen this time but maintain that delicate, intimate quality of their first LP.


  12. Dick Dale still going strong, touring all yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    This past summer, Billboard ran an article on surf rock guitar legend Dick Dale , about how he's touring to stay alive. The guitarist, who just turned 79 earlier this month, pays his medical bills with the money he makes from concert tickets and he also uses his gigs to show support to others suffering from illness.


  13. The Faint release new song 'Young & Realistic,' touring with Gang of FourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Nebraskan dance-punks The Faint released a new single "Young & Realistic" yesterday, which vocalist Todd Fink said, "goes in The Faint Danse Party folder. [It's] pretty song-y for club music and pretty clubby for indie/punk, this one falls right in the sweet spot."


  14. Russian Circles announce new LP 'Guidance' & tour with Helms AleeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Chicago post-metal greats Russian Circles have announced a a new album called Guidance and a tour behind it. The album was recorded by Kurt Ballou , and hits on August 5 via Sargent house.


  15. GWAR-B-Q initial 2016 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    You already knew that GWAR-B-Q was returning this year on August 20, 2016 at The National in Richmond, VA, and now the initial lineup of bands has been announced. It's pretty cool, with mall-metal giants Lamb of God , reinvigorated punks Against Me! , reunited melodic hardcore greats American Nightmare , NOLA sludge legends Eyehategod , and snotty pop punks Lagwagon .


  16. Fear of Men share 'Sane' from new LP, announce North American tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Fear of Men have just shared "Sane" from new album Fall Forever when it drops June 3. With a rat-a-tat snares and toms that are like stones skipping on the water, "Sane" is featherframe light and quite beautiful. Listen below.


  17. Wax Idols announce tour with King WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Fellow dark/heavy outfits Wax Idols and King Woman have announced a tour together for May and June. After kicking things off in the Midwest, the bands will make their way to NYC for a show at Saint Vitus on June 4 , where local support will be provided by Primitive Weapons .


  18. PUP streaming 3 tracks off 'The Dream Is Over' ++ updated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Toronto's PUP are releasing their sophomore album The Dream Is Over on May 27 via SideOneDummy, and so far they've put out three tracks from it. You already heard "DVP" and since we last spoke, PUP unleashed "If This Tour Doesn't Kill You, I Will" and "Doubts."


  19. The Kills expand tour, add free MHOW show with LA WitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    The Kills are currently on tour in support of their upcoming album Ash & Fire that is coming out on June 3. That tour stopped by NYC for two sold out shows at Warsaw earlier this month and now they've added a third one. It's a FREE Steve Madden-presented show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 17 with L.A. Witch .


  20. stream Mean Jeans' new album 'Tight New Dimension'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Mean Jeans will release their first album for Fat Wreck Chords, Tight New Dimension , this Friday , and a full stream premieres in this post. If you've checked out Mean Jeans before, you pretty much know what to expect here: Ramones worship with all the spirit, power pop hooks, and speed that you need to pull something like this off.


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