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Minus The Bear Premieres New Song “Lonely Gun”

July 1, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Minus The Bear has premiered their new track “Lonely Gun” on The song, which Rolling Stone exclaimed “packs a punch with charging, acrobatic-sounding guitars woven through a pop-friendly chorus, is from the band’s forthcoming album, Infinity Overhead, due August 28 on Dangerbird Records.

“Lonely Gun,” as singer/guitarist Jake Snider remarks, “came out of a deep depression. I was thinking about how lonely an unused gun must be, its purpose unfulfilled, like a loveless relationship. The only way to …

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Minus The Bear (10th Anniversary Tour), The Lonely Forest 10/26 La Zona Rosa Austin Photos

November 6, 2011 drainu182 0

Minus The Bear are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a national tour. It kicked off October 4th in Boise, Idaho and wraps up this Friday night at the band’s hometown of Seattle at Showbox at the Market. In addition to playing new songs, the band has been performing their debut album, 2002’s Highly Refined Pirates, in its entirety each night, as well as tracks from their debut EP, 2001’s This Is What I Know About Being Gigantic. Recently, the band played La Zona Rosa in Austin. Our photographer Jennifer Murtha ( was there to get some great shots of the band as well as the opener The Lonely Forest.

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September 21, 2010 drainu182 0

After a string of tour dates in the western half of the US- including an appearance at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans on October 31st and a three-week run with Jimmy Eat World in Europe- Minus the Bear will continue their headlining trek out east beginning November 26th in Atlanta, GA.

The acclaimed Seattle rock band is touring in continued support of their latest album Omni, which debuted in the Top 50 of the Billboard Top 200.

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Voodoo Experience 2010: Expanded Lineup Highlights Musical Melting Pot in New Orleans This Halloween Weekend: October 29, 30 and 31

August 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Every year the VOODOO EXPERIENCE has one of the most diverse artist line-ups of any musical event in America–an unbeatable mix of what’s cutting edge, iconic and traditional (New Orleans) that pays tribute to the music of the region. This year VOODOO–October 29, 30 and 31 at City Park in New Orleans–is even more musically expansive than before.

The two main Voodoo Ritual stages line-up will now include The Whigs, White Rabbits, Dead Confederate, River City Extension, Miracle …

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August 18, 2010 drainu182 0

Minus the Bear are thrilled to embark on a new headlining tour due to the overwhelming demand by fans and several months of sold-out tour dates. Beginning October 18th in Eugene, OR, the Seattle based quintet will head out in continued support of their latest album, OMNI, which Alternative Press praised as “the perfect album to launch Minus the Bear into another dimension entirely” and Paste Magazine simply called “the group’s most explosive record.” The tour will also include a …

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Jimmy Eat World In Studio String Session, New Tour Dates

August 17, 2010 drainu182 0

JIMMY EAT WORLD has released a short video shot live in the studio during the recording of their upcoming album, Invented. The video showcases the string session of the album’s first track, “Heart Is Hard To Find.”

The first single, “My Best Theory” off Jimmy Eat World’s new album can be heard now on the band’s official site, Invented is also available for pre-order on iTunes or Amazon now. Fans can also pre-order the deluxe version of the …

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Minus the Bear 7/8 Webster Hall Review

July 13, 2010 drainu182 0

By Sophia Hepheastou

When you get older you start to see the soundtrack of your life change—the poppunk bands that once colored your music library are now replaced with dancey tunes, or existential lyricists who seem to touch on all the issues that plague your current life. Watching Minus the Bear perform at Webster Hall, reaffirmed that while some bands leave you, others are timeless.

The band graced Webster Hall’s stage just as scheduled, 9:00 pm sharp. Lead singer Jake …

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Tonight: Minus the Bear Rock Webster Hall NYC

July 8, 2010 drainu182 0

Seattle-based quintet Minus the Bear brings their North American headlining tour to New York tonight as they play Webster Hall. The band is on the road in support of their new album OMNI, which debuted in the Top 50 of the Billboard Top 200. Released May 4th on Dangerbird Records, Alternative Press calls OMNI “An immaculate vacuum of dark-yet-catchy ’80s prog and new wave” and “the perfect album to launch [MTB] into another dimension entirely.”

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Minus the Bear Unveil OMNI Rehearsal Videos – Concert Footage and Baeble Music

July 1, 2010 drainu182 0

Dangerbird Records are excited to unveil a series of rehearsal videos surrounding Minus the Bear’s latest album, OMNI, giving fans a behind the scenes look at this exciting new album. Shot in 10 parts, the videos detail everything from the band’s love of their home town Seattle (Part 3), the music they were listening to while recording the record (Part 2), and their experience working with a new producer for the first time in years (…

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Voodoo Experience 2010: My Morning Jacket Added To Line-Up; One Click “Voodoo EZ Pay” Introduced

June 23, 2010 drainu182 0

My Morning Jacket will make their triumphant return to New Orleans this Halloween weekend when they join the recently announced line-up of this year’s VOODOO EXPERIENCE, set for October 29, 30 and 31 at City Park in New Orleans. They’ll join a bill comprised of headliners Ozzy Osbourne, Muse and Weezer and more than 100 acts from all genres of music. Other artists confirmed for New Orleans’ signature fall musical celebration include MGMT, Drake, Florence and the Machine, Paul