Laura Jane Grace Shares a New Single and Video for “I’m Not A Cop”

Laura Jane Grace has just dropped the official music video for “I’m Not A Cop,” via the Polyvinyl Record Co. label. This is the latest single to be lifted from Grace’s recent studio album, Hole In My Head. The Jonathan Richman-inspired video features Grace playing Reno 911-esque pretend with her wife, Paris Campbell Grace, and is directed by filmmaking trio Weird Life Films. Grace and her band, the Mississippi Medicals, also just announced headline dates across the U.S. midwest, south and east coast for September. Support will be provided by Catbite and Taylor Hollingsworth. Find the new video, live listings, and more below.
Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Alkaline Trio – Drug Church – The Worriers Live at The Masonic

Don’t ever go to an Emo Punk show with a broken heart. This is not based on any empirical evidence, just advice from my own experience with this show. Maybe I went to my first long-term romantic post-break-up show 15 years ago, but it was Slapshot and Sam Black Church, so different vibes that night. But take my word for it, it’ll wreck you if you do. Continue reading

Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) Shares “Birds Talk Too” Single with New Album Coming Soon

Laura Jane Grace has just shared her latest single, “Birds Talk Too,” lifted from the upcoming new album, Hole In My Head. Recorded at Native Sound in St. Louis, MO with David Beeman and mixed by Matt Allison (The Lawrence Arms, Rise Against), the full-length is due out Friday, February 16, via the independent Big Scary Monsters record label. Check out the single below, and read more about Laura Jane Grace.

Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Inge Johansson of Gatuplan (ex Against Me ) on Their Debut Album, Political Punk Rock, and More


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with Punk Rock legend Inge Johansson (ex Against Me!, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cryssis, CSS) to discuss their new band Gatuplan! The band just released their debut album “Välkommen till underjorden” (Welcome To The Underground) via Sound Pollution Records and is Johansson’s first foray into leading their own band. Full of Pop Punk anthems and rebellious lyrics, the album also features saxophones played by jazz legend Jonas Kullhammar, and Dennis Lyxzen of Refused rocks a fantastic guest vocal appearance on ”Kidsen från provinsen.” We chatted about launching a solo band, a love for all things Ramones, and some cherished memories with Against Me! Continue reading

Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) Surprise Drops a New EP – “At War With The Silverfish”


Acclaimed artist and author Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) has dropped her second solo release of the pandemic with At War With The Silverfish EP, released on her own Big Scary Monsters label. The seven-song effort follows along the raw, stripped-down nature of 2020’s essential Stay Alive release, and recorded in halves between at Grace’s TinyQuietStudio in Chicago and at Electric Eel in St. Louis, and mixed by Marc Hudson, her bandmate in Devouring Mothers. The EP is available to stream on all DSPs.

Continue reading

Laura Jane Grace (Against Me) Drops a Surprise Solo Album – “Stay Alive”

Iconic Rocker Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and The Devouring Mothers has released a surprise digital album today on all streaming platforms. The album Stay Alive (Big Scary Monsters) was created during the pandemic and recorded in July by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio. The physical release will arrive on December 11th. You can pre-order it at the link below, and listen to the album now!

Continue reading

Against Me! Cancels Their May North American Co-Headline Tour With Baroness

Against Me!, photo credit Johnathan Minto

More coronavirus-related cancelations abound as Against Me! and Baroness have been forced to totally cancel their co-headlining tour slated to kick off in a few weeks. Originally scheduled from Friday, May 1 – Saturday, May 30. The run was to visit parts of the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, American and Canadian west coast, Southwest and East Coast of the U.S. and feature support from Destroy Boys and Drug Church on select dates. Ticket refunds for all dates can be obtained at point of purchase. Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace shared the following statement:Continue reading

Baroness Books Co-Headline Tour Dates with Against Me! For North American

6/14/2019, Rough Trade Records, Ghostcult Magazine, Brooklyn.

Baroness has booked a co-headline tour with Against Me! For this spring in North America. Dates begin on May 1 at Detroit’s Majestic Theatre. Destroy Boys support on the first half of the tour, with Drug Church supporting on the second half. Baroness continues. The band will venture to Australia before returning to the U.S. Tickets for the newly announced, North American shows are on-sale this Friday at 10:00 am local time with a limited number of pre-sale tickets available Wednesday at 10:00 am local time. Baroness continues to tour behind their amazing album Gold & Grey, out now via the bands’ own label, Abraxan Hymns. ( reading

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: September 27th New Music Releases

Check out the new music releases from around the world today.

Continue reading