Fucked Up

Hear Arcade Fire’s Jeremy Gara & Richard Reed Parry On Damian Abraham’s Podcast

Fucked Up's Damian Abraham has released his second installment of Turned Out A Punk, the podcast in which he talks with fellow punk-enthusiasts. This week…
Maggie Stamets | November 19, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham Launches Podcast

Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham has already proven his acumen as a TV host via his erstwhile MuchMusic series The Wedge. Now he's turning his…
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2014 - 11:28 am

Watch Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham Moderate A Toronto Mayoral Debate

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…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2014 - 10:28 am
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Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham To Moderate Toronto Mayoral Debate

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…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 2:36 pm
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Fucked Up – “The Art Of Patrons” Video

"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…
Chris DeVille | September 5, 2014 - 12:19 pm
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Watch The Trailer For Fucked Up Frontman Damian Abraham’s Weed Documentary

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…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 10:51 am
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Fucked Up – “Blink” & “The Way We Did”

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…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2014 - 9:52 am
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The 10 Best Fucked Up Songs

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…
Brad Sanders | June 3, 2014 - 11:52 am
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Premature Evaluation: Fucked Up Glass Boys

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…
Chris DeVille | May 30, 2014 - 12:55 pm
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Stream Fucked Up Glass Boys

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…
James Rettig | May 26, 2014 - 2:25 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | May 16, 2014 - 2:29 pm
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Fucked Up – “Sun Glass” Video

Fucked Up's excellent new album Glass Boys is out in a few short weeks, and you should be excited. We've posted the early songs "Paper
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2014 - 10:36 am
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Fucked Up – “Led By Hand” (Feat. J Mascis)

We've already heard one track from Fucked Up's forthcoming Glass Boys, and the Canadian epic-hardcore band just dropped another. "Led By Hand" kind of combines…
Michael Nelson | April 29, 2014 - 10:36 am
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Fucked Up – “Disorder” (The Ugly Cover)

Fucked Up are about to release their epic 18-minute single "Year Of The Dragon," the latest in their long line of Zodiac 12" releases. On…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Watch Damian Abraham Interview Stephen Malkmus On The Wedge

In a sense, Stephen Malkmus and Fucked Up's Damian Abraham are the chilled-out yin and the amped-up yang of the Matador Records roster. So it…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Fucked Up – “Year Of The Dragon”

Fucked Up's next full-length, Glass Boys, isn't due until 6/3, but the band's latest single could almost pass for a full-length. "Year Of The Dragon,"
Chris DeVille | March 25, 2014 - 11:09 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week due to SXSW, and came back to a Week In Music so overcrowded with options that we could…
Stereogum | March 21, 2014 - 2:45 pm
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Fucked Up – “Paper The House”

When Tom talked to Fucked Up about the making of their upcoming album, the band's frontman, Damian Abraham, said his lyrical themes this time around…
Michael Nelson | March 18, 2014 - 11:57 am
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Watch Fucked Up’s Glass Boys Trailer

In December, I went to Toronto to talk to Fucked Up as the band was finishing up the recording of their fourth album. I heard…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 9:50 am