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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 were personal rather than character-driven.…   Read Story »
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 a few bits and pieces of the LP, and those bits and pieces were enough to…   Read Story »
On a freezing December Monday morning, Vapor Central is the warmest place in Toronto. Outside, from the busy downtown sidewalk, the storefront looks like nothing at all: A narrow glass doorway,…   Read Story »
The storied Williamsburg DIY space 285 Kent held its final show last night. Hundreds of fans of the venue's progressive booking and indoor smoking paid their respects as Fucked Up, DIIV, White Lung,…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
As a tribute to the Toronto concert film The Last Pogo, which captured many of the city's first-wave punks playing the Horseshoe Tavern on 12/1/78, last month Fucked Up performed a set of covers from…   Read Story »
PUP, the excellent Canadian punk band (and one of our 40 favorite new bands of the year) had a bit of a surprise for their audience last week at the Halifax Pop Explosion Festival, when they started…   Read Story »
Smartboys are a band made up of a lot of great people from other bands: Two dudes from Fucked Up, a lead singer from US Girls, the bassist from Moon King, and a guitarist from Urban Blight. They're…   Read Story »
At their performance at NYC's Le Poisson Rouge this weekend, Fucked Up debuted the latest single in their Zodiac series. "Year Of The Dragon" is exactly the kind of sprawling hardcore anthem you'd…   Read Story »
Every year, a panel of Canadian music critics awards the prestigious Polaris Music Prize to one album of surpassing merit. They do this in a grand, corporate-sponsored ceremony, and it's a big deal.…   Read Story »