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Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham is a larger-than-life hardcore bellower known for getting naked and bleeding onstage. (He is also, full disclosure, my friend.) He is not the first person you'd…   Read Story »
Here's one nice thing about the whole U2 debacle: They didn't forcibly beam any music videos into your iTunes! Imagine how those things would've looked. Actually, as it turned out, this was a great…   Read Story »
Damian Abraham is the singer for Fucked Up and a good friend, but he's also a civic-minded Torontonian. And later this month, he'll moderate a debate that will feature many of the people currently…   Read Story »
"The Art Of Patrons" is one of many songs on Fucked Up's fantastic Glass Boys that deals with the ideological whiplash of staying punk while growing old and getting famous. As explained in Tom's…   Read Story »
Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham was proudly straight-edge for most of his adulthood, but a few years ago, he decided that the anti-anxiety medication he'd been taking wasn't working for him, and he…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer, Fucked Up released Glass Boys, one of the year's grandest, most powerful, most triumphant rock albums. But considering that the members of the band are devotees of the art of…   Read Story »
When you look at Fucked Up's discography, it's easy to force a certain narrative onto their career arc: they started as a hard-charging hardcore band terrorizing tiny Toronto shows and became…   Read Story »
According to legend, punk rock began as a reaction against classic-rock excess. But every revolution calcifies into tradition eventually, and every rebellious kid has to grapple with growing up. On…   Read Story »
In our feature on Fucked Up's fourth album, vocalist Damian Abraham shed some light on the thought process behind Glass Boys: "It’s about being in a ’subversive’ young people band and waking up…   Read Story »
Music has the ability to communicate a wide emotional spectrum, and this week's 5 Best Songs do just that. Whether it be Porter Robinson giving us some anthemic waves of synth, or Cam'ron going in on…   Read Story »