Dinosaur Jr.

REVIEW: Black Beach – ‘Play Loud, Die Vol. 1’

Artist: Black Beach Album: Play Loud, Die Vol. 1 Genre: Rock I’m not entirely sure if I should be mad when listening to Massachusetts’ Black Beach, or somewhere between anger and serenity. See, Black Beach is a band that trucks their sound through the mud, funneled through distortion, static, anger, sludge, whatever. You name it, […]

Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew to Tour with Modest Mouse, J Mascis, Belle and Sebastian, Thurston Moore

Broken Social Scene‘s founding member Kevin Drew released a new solo album this year titled Darlings on Arts & Crafts. In support of the album, he has announced a North American tour that features Drew playing with a slew of all-stars: Belle and Sebastian, Modest Mouse, J Mascis, and Thurston Moore. Talk about a good line-up. Check out the full […]

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. Announces New Album Details, Single, and Tour Dates

Dinosaur Jr.‘s frontman, J Mascis shared a whole lot of news with the world today. His new full-length will arrive on August 26 via Sub Pop and is titled Tied To A Star. The follow-up to 2011’s Several Shades of Why will feature Cat Power, Mark Mulcahy, Paul Jenkins (of Black Heart Procession), and Ken […]

Fucked Up Share “Warm Change” and “Led By Hand” Feat. J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.)

Toronto hardcore fellas Fucked Up have shared two new tracks today: “Led By Hand” and “Warm Change,” the newest singles from their upcoming fourth studio album, Glass Boys, due out June 3 via Matador Records/Arts & Crafts. Their first single, “Paper The House,” saw similarities to 2008′s The Chemistry of Common Life, but “Led By […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/5-1/11

The new year is in full swing, school is starting up again for many of us, and as always, another week means another long list of cool records to spend your money on. Whether it’s classic hardcore (Converge‘s Petitioning Forever), classic rock (a remastered edition of Tommy), or classic movie soundtracks (the One Way Static […]

Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]

Dinosaur Jr Guitar Stolen

J Mascis, the singer, songwriter, and guitarist behind Dinosaur Jr, had his guitar stolen after a recent show. The guitar was stolen at the October 11 show in Oregon. The guitar is a white Squire Jazzmaster; ironically, this is a pretty cheap guitar – you can buy one new for $400. But hey, I guess […]

Dinosaur Jr. Announce New Album

Rock legends Dinosaur Jr. announced that they will be releasing a new album titled I Bet On Sky. The album will come out on September 18 in the US via Jagjaguar and on September 17 in the UK/Europe on PIAS. For those who are unfamiliar, Dinosaur Jr. have been playing music on and off since […]

Violent Soho Touring with Dinosaur Jr.

Fresh off their tours with Built to Spill and the Raveonettes, Violent Soho will be joining alternative-rock legends – and one of their own favorite bands – Dinosaur Jr. on a few of their Midwest and West Coast tour dates, starting October 27th in Omaha, Nebraska and concluding November 8th in Seattle. See below for […]