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The Vaccines 9/13 Troubadour LA Review

September 16, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

By Malvina Rincon

Outside of the historic (and tiny) Troubadour in West Hollywood, disappointed fans attempted to get into the sold out show. Meanwhile, openers Deap Vally started the night with their bluesy-rock infused riffs as the lucky crowd with tickets began to trickle in for the headliners – The Vaccines.

The London-based quartet walked onto the stage to cheers from the anxious crowd before ripping into “No Hope” the first track from their, soon to be released, sophomore album …

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The Vaccines Announce New Album Due Out 9/4, First Single “No Hope” (Listen)

June 1, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Columbia Records is set to release The Vaccines second studio album, The Vaccines Come Of Age, on September 4th. The Vaccines Come Of Age is the follow-up to the bands’ unabashed, critically-acclaimed debut What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? Of the overall album, frontman Justin Young told NME earlier this year, “The record is a lot more intimate and close than the first record.” To capture this intimate sound the band worked with producer Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams, Kings …

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The Vaccines 4/23 Webster Hall NYC Review/Photos

April 27, 2012 drainu182 0

By Michel Dussack

About 6 months after being forced to cancel their U.S. tour due to singer Justin Young needing vocal surgery, The Vaccines triumphantly returned to perform at Coachella for two weekends, as well as stop at New York’s Webster Hall for a sold out show that was everything a rock show should be. Their 15 song set went by in a blur of sing alongs, moshing, and teenagers suffering from alcohol poisoning next to me, partly because of …

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The Vaccines Release Digital 45 with “Tiger Blood” and “Tuck and Roll”

December 13, 2011 drainu182 0


The Vaccines recently went into the studio to record with Albert Hammond Jr. and Gus Oberg. The product of that session is the band’s latest track “Tiger Blood.” Today Columbia Records is releasing a Digital 45 for the track along with a b-side, “Tuck and Roll,” to listen: http://soundcloud.com/the-vaccines/sets/tiger-blood-single-available-1

The band are currently on tour in Europe through the end of the year. Their debut release “What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?” has notably garnered some year end attention …

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The Vaccines Unveil “Tiger Blood” Video

November 22, 2011 drainu182 0


The Vaccines recently went into the studio to record with Albert Hammond Jr. and Gus Oberg. The product of that session is the band’s latest track “Tiger Blood.” To watch the official new video for the track, visit Rolling Stone.com who spoke with the band about their time in the studio and their much anticipated second album. “Tiger Blood” and The Vaccines b-side “Tuck and Roll” will be available digitally December 13th on Columbia Records.

The band are currently on …

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The Vaccines Premiere “Norgaard” Video, Announce Headline Tour

July 7, 2011 drainu182 0

The new video for “Norgaard” premiered on VEVO today staring the song’s muse, the Danish model Amanda Norgaard. (You can watch it below)

After a whirlwind set of performances at SXSW and a handful of dates supporting the Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines have announced their first ever U.S. headlining tour that will take place this fall with support acts, Tennis and Young Buffalo (see full itinerary below). The Vaccines will bring their highly electric, guitar- rock anthems to fans with …

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The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant Lead 4th Annual Popped! Music Festival

June 20, 2011 drainu182 0

The POPPED! Music Festival is back with a vengeance this fall in Philadelphia, PA. To take place Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, this is the first year the festival will be held outside on the lush grounds of FDR Park. The confirmed local and international artists to perform include: The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant, and Girl Talk, as well as Panda Bear, Elbow, The Hold Steady, The Pains of

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Album Review: The Vaccines – What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?

June 2, 2011 drainu182 1


By Cassandra Paiva

“What Did You Expect from The Vaccines?” is the first album from English indie rock band, The Vaccines. While already released in the UK, the album was just released on May 31st on Columbia Records in the US.

First track and first single “Wreckin’ Bar (Ra Ra Ra)” packs a speedy and powerful punch at a short, 1 minute and 21 seconds. The style is almost reminiscent of The Ramones with repetitive “hey, hey, hey” and …