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Kevin Devine Details Progress On Kickstarter-Funded Solo And Full Band Albums

Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine took to Facebook to update fans on his progress and plans for his upcoming solo and full band projects. Devine notably secured the money for a solo effort, a full band release as Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band, and supporting tours for both albums through a wildly successful (and still ongoing) […]

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Kevin Devine Posts New Song Lyrics

Indie singer/songwriter (and brother of my favorite sports writer, Dan) Kevin Devine had his birthday on December 19. To thank his fans for the well wishes, he posted new song lyrics on his Facebook page. In addition to being a solo artist, Kevin also is a part of Bad Books recently went public with the […]

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Bad Books Announce Winter Tour

Bad Books, the side project of Kevin Devine and Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra, have announced an upcoming winter tour. The tour, which kicks off on February 13, will feature support from The Front Bottoms and Weatherbox. For those of you who have yet to check out Bad Books latest record II, be sure to […]

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Bad Books & Miracle of ’86 Sessions At Nervous Energies

When you have completely your daily perusing of Under The Gun, jet over to Nervous Energies and check out the Bad Books sessions. The indie rock super group provide sessions of “Friendly Advice” and “No Sides.” If that isn’t temptation enough, check out Kevin Devine reliving his previous and long defunct project Miracle of ’86 […]

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WATCH: Bad Books – “Forest Whitaker” Acoustic

Kevin Devine and Andy Hull from Manchester Orchestra are the two songwriters in Bad Books, whose recent album, II, we are in love with. Now you can see the two songwriters perform their song “Forest Whitaker” off their sophomore album acoustically. This performance is softer and more emotional than the original – I suppose stripped […]

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REVIEW: Bad Books – II

Artist: Bad Books Album: II Genre: Indie Rock/Pop Label: Favorite Gentlemen I’ve never been a man with little to say about the things that I am passionate about. Therefore, explaining to you exactly why Bad Books works in 750 words or less borders on being damn near impossible. Hell, if we’re being honest, I’d struggle […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Bad Books – ‘II’

Bad Books, the indie rock super group that is Kevin Devine and Andy Hull and his Manchester Orchestra, have streamed their new album, II, out October 9. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a review from us at UTG that’s coming soon. Just as we loved the lead single, we’re loving this so far. […]

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STREAM: Bad Books – “It Never Stops”

Kevin Devine, Andy Hull and the Bad Books gang have reinvented themselves with the stream of their new song “It Never Stops” and UTG cannot get enough. Bad Books II finds a drop date of October 9 through Triple Crown Records/Favorite Gentlemen Recordings. Be sure to pick up your special pre-order package for Bad Books […]

Bad Books Announce New Record, Sign to Label

Indie rock “super group” Bad Books will be releasing their sophomore album, Bad Books II, on October 9. The group also announced that they have signed to Triple Crown Records. Check out the album art for Bad Books II at the bottom of this post. Bad Books is comprised of the entirety of alternative rock […]

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STREAM: Bad Books – “Petite Mort”

Kevin Devine, one-sixth of indie rock super-group Bad Books, recently performed a new BB song entitled “Petite Mort” for Cock and Bull TV. The track comes off of Bad Book’s forthcoming sophomore record which is anticipated to be released later this year. The record is still untitled, however. My quick search of the internet informs […]

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Kevin Devine Talks Tour Plans, The Front Bottoms, And When Fans Can Expect A New Bad Books Record

It has been a relatively slow afternoon on the news front, but luckily the folks at PropertyOfZack have our need to be constantly entertained covered with a new Kevin Devine interview. Posted today and conducted during his current stint on Say Anything’s Spring tour, Kevin opens up to POZ about everything currently going on in […]

Bad Books perform “Please Move”

Bad Books’ live performance of “Please Move” can be seen after the jump.