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Bad Books Announce New Tour Dates

December 13, 2012 The Audio Perv 3

Bad Books are excited to announce new tour dates for 2013 in support of their recently released sophomore album II. A collaboration between Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra, Bad Books drew praise for the latest record with Paste Magazine writing that “on II, Bad Books have proven that they are more than Manchester Orchestra with Kevin Devine or vice versa,” going on to say that they “play off their strengths,” and that “all of us reap the benefit.” Rolling Stone …

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Cage The Elephant, Portugal. The Man and Manchester Orchestra Lead Starry Nights Music + Arts Festival Lineup

July 17, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Starry Nights Music + Arts Festival returns for another great year in beautiful Bowling Green, Kentucky, September 28 & 29, 2012. The two-day, two-stage festival will feature a diverse lineup including Cage the Elephant, Portugal. The Man, Manchester Orchestra, Mimosa, Justin Townes Earle, The Whigs and Sleeper Agent, among many others.

“We chose bands and DJ’s that move us, and that we thought would fit with the vibe of the festival,” says Cage The Elephant frontman, Matthew Shultz. “Starry Nights …

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TAP Interview: Andy Hull of Right Away, Great Captain!

July 14, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

You might know Andy Hull as the frontman of the Atlanta based alternative rock band Manchester Orchestra but have you ever taken a listen to his great solo project Right Away, Great Captain!? Andy’s been working on this project for six years with 2006’s “The Bitter End” and 2008’s “The Eventually Home” and is completing the trilogy with a tour in support of “The Church Of The Good Thief” (iTunes) just released last month. Andy’s on tour …

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Right Away, Great Captain! (Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull’s Solo Project) Announces New Album And Tour

May 18, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

On June 12, Manchester Orchestra frontman Andy Hull will release “The Church of the Good Thief,” the third album in the trilogy of his solo project, Right Away, Great Captain! This new chapter completes the tale Hull began on 2006’s “The Bitter End” and 2008’s “The Eventually Home” of a sailor who, upon discovering his wife cheating on him with his brother, runs away to sea and gradually descends into a vengeful rage.

“The Church of the Good Thief” will …

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Manchester Orchestra Announce Headlining Fall Tour

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Manchester Orchestra are gearing up for their fall headlining tour in support of their critically acclaimed third album, Simple Math (Columbia Records/Favorite Gentlemen Recordings). The band will be headlining PacSun’s third PacTour, which will kick off in Houston, TX on October 21st and run through November 22nd in Orlando, FL with support acts White Denim, The Dear Hunter, and Little Hurricane on select dates (see full itinerary below).

Simple Math is the follow-up to the band’s 2009 sophomore album Mean …

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Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance Bring The Honda Civic Tour To Hartford (Review/Photos)

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Written by Morgan Bailas, Photos by Josh Lowe

One word I would never associate with Blink 182 would be ‘serious’. But I kept coming back to it after experiencing the 2011 Honda Civic Tour in Hartford, CT, on August 14. Blink 182 and their fans are serious. Serious about having a fucking good time.

It first became apparent that this show was going to be entertaining as I attempted to journey through pouring rain across multiple parking …

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Manchester Orchestra Nominated for Two MTV VMAs

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Manchester Orchestra has been nominated for two MTV VMAs for their “Simple Math” music video. The band is up for “Best Special Effects” and “Best Editing”. The video premiered on earlier this year and was directed by the Daniels. “Simple Math” is the title track from the band’s highly acclaimed third album, Simple Math (2011, Columbia Records/Favorite Gentlemen Recordings), which has been lauded by Rolling Stone as “intimate and massive” and “grandiose, utterly lovely” by NME. Tune in to …

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New O’Brother Video Podcast From Manchester Orchestra/Cage The Elephant Tour

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O’Brother have been on tour this spring with label mates Manchester Orchestra and Cage The Elephant. If you missed the band on tour, here’s a tour video podcast the band recently posted on their YouTube account. Watch it below:

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Prizepack Giveaway: Manchester Orchestra – Simple Math (Signed!)

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Manchester Orchestra’s recently released album Simple Math is one of our favorite new albums of the year. We feel bad that we didn’t have a giveaway for our readers to enjoy how great these new songs are. We thought “hmm, maybe we can get a CD to giveaway” and then we reconsidered. We can’t just give away A REGULAR CD for this GREAT ALBUM! NO! NO! NO! NO! We’re going to give away the album on CD and on VINYL! …

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blink-182 and My Chemical Romance To Headline 10th Anniversary Of Honda Civic Tour

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Celebrating 10 years of bringing the hottest acts in music across the country, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is proud to present the 2011 Honda Civic Tour featuring blink-182 and My Chemical Romance. The annual summer concert series is marking its deca-versary by bringing back blink-182, the inaugural artist from the first Honda Civic Tour in 2001, along with My Chemical Romance for a 40-plus date nationwide trek beginning on Friday, August 5. Support acts for the anniversary …