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Interview: The Menzingers

(Photo credit: CharlesWrzesniewski) The Menzingers have it going on. Their last release, After the Party is one of my favorite new albums (and I’m not alone in that—it’s been highly regarded as one of the band’s best releases), and they’re currently on tour with Frank Turner and Lucero. Before they hit the road with Frank Turner and co. they made a stop at Boston Calling to play alongside weekend headliners The National, Alvvays, Eminem, The Killers, and more, which is where we caught up with them to discuss their most recent release,…

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Frank Turner Announces New Album “Be More Kind” + Worldwide Tour

After days of teasing fans with cryptic photos, Frank Turner has announced his new album, Be More Kind, will be released on May 4th. The album’s title comes as inspiration from a Clive James poem, with Turner commenting; “A lot of older, wiser people tend to say things like that, that the things that come out in the wash at the end of a human life are the way you treated the people around you. In the modern world, that’s a lesson that all of us, myself included could do to learn.” The…

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PREMIERE: Amanda Rose Riley’s “Sharing a Stage” (RIYL: Allison Weiss, Michelle Branch, Frank Turner)

Infectious is proud to partner with newcomer Amanda Rose Riley (RIYL: Allison Weiss, Michelle Branch, and Frank Turner) for the premiere of her debut track, “Sharing a Stage” off the upcoming full-length, Secrets I Told to a Sound Hole. The song is an ode to Frank Turner, a personal hero of Amanda’s, as well as someone she’s shared the stage with. There are even a few FT lyric references in there for diehard fans. “Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll agree that an album about my journey with music wouldn’t be complete…

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LIVE REVIEW: Arkells + Frank Turner Sold Out Performance in Hamilton, ON

There’s something so special about being witness to a band’s hometown show. When I learned that I’d be in Toronto for Arkells‘ hometown show in Hamilton, ON, just an hour away, I knew I had to be there. I’d been following the band for only a few years, but after being blown away by their performances at SXSW, I knew that they provided an intense energy and stage presence that was only set to amplify when they were back home. Please follow and like us:

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Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza celebrates 25 years this summer with a four-day weekend. From July 28 – July 31, Chicago’s Grant Park will be transformed into a massive festival grounds, with Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem headlining. Other performers include Haim, Lana Del Ray, Ghost, Silversun Pickups, Wavves, Lettuce, and Frank Turner. “I’ve immersed myself in this experience for 25 years now, but it’s in a constant state of evolution, living and breathing. As long as we always try to find the eye of the hurricane, the epicenter of the…

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STREAM: Frank Turner “Get Better”

All of you Frank Turner fans out there can get excited now. While he has yet to announce anything official about his forthcoming album, Turner still gave a little something to fans. A single that will be on the album, “Get Better,” has premiered with a lyric video to accompany it. The track is catchy, honest and full of attitude, which makes for a fun listen. So, blast it, learn the words and sing along! You can check out the video after the jump. You can purchase a CD here…

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Alternative News 

WATCH: Frank Turner and Butch Walker “Merry Christmas You…”

Frank Turner and Butch Walker have covered the hilariously inappropriate punk hit, “Merry Christmas You…” by  The Breakdowns. Watch the performance after the jump. Fans of Frank Turner can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Indie News 

Frank Turner Teams Up With Cupio For Seasonal Merch

Still struggling to find a Christmas gift for a loved one? Frank Turner has teamed up with Cupio to produce some special edition seasonal socks. You can check out more details below the jump and go on over and purchase your festive Frank Turner socks here. All proceeded from the sales will go towards Cuipo’s work to protect the rainforest. Frank Turner’s most recent album, Third Three Years, was released on November 24. To listen to more of Turner’s music, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like…

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Frank Turner Launches PledgeMusic For Tour Memoir

I think my adoration for Frank Turner grows every day. But when I was scrolling through Facebook and saw that on top of everything else he’s done, he’s just written a book?! Consider me impressed. For someone that’s on the road non stop and releasing a steady stream of albums and music videos, it really makes my excuses for not writing a book  look pretty lame. Turner posted that, “Strange as it seems to hear these words coming out of my mouth; I’ve written a book. My road memoirs will be out on…

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