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Titus Andronicus Share “Stranded (On My Own),” Announce 7″ Series

Titus Andronicus spent much of the past week Twitter-hyping an online "press conference" they'd be conducting live on YouTube. The press conference turned out to be frontman Patrick Stickles talking for nearly two hours, showing off his favorite 7" singles and explaining, in some detail, his interest in the number seven. (Titus have released seve… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles Defends Lily Allen, Condemns Courtney Love

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles is an intense and outspoken individual in person, as I found out when I wrote this feature about him. But there's a distinct possibility that he's even more intense and outspoken when he's sitting at his phone or his laptop. He can be a weird Twitter follow, and in the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 30, 2014 - 11:48 am

Hear Patrick Stickles On Marc Maron’s WTF

As I learned up close and in person last year, Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles can be a prickly, challenging interview subject, but he's also a fascinating and lofty conversationalist. As he's proven time and again on his WTF podcast, comedian Marc Maron is one of our great interviewers, a man capable of drawing great… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 16, 2014 - 9:34 am

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

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. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we're looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

Titus Andronicus Frontman Patrick Stickles Is Washed Up, And He Knows It

Patrick Stickles does not take compliments well. That's not to say he's rude or anything. When fans approach the Titus Andronicus frontman outside the Charlottesville, Virginia bar where they'll play tonight, he's perfectly gracious. But when they walk away, he wonders about those compliments, about what they might mean. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 18, 2013 - 9:36 am

Photos: Musicfest NW 2013

This past weekend Portland held Musicfest NW 2013, which had a pretty sweet line-up. Many of the bands playing have been doing incredible things on the festival circuit this summer and our photographer Colin McLaughlin captured a great deal of them. Above are his photos of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Neko Case, Earth, FIDLAR, Joey… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 9, 2013 - 6:22 pm

Patrick Stickles Details Upcoming Titus Andronicus Rock Opera, Movie

For anyone who wanted something bigger than the back to basics rock of Titus Andronicus' Local Business (especially after the overwhelming ambition of The Monitor) we have some good news. In a recent interview with Missoulian, Patrick Stickles discussed his plans for the next Titus album -- a rock opera with over 30 songs and… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 3, 2013 - 11:17 am

Deconstructing: The End Of Maxwell’s And Leaving New Jersey

Doors opened at 8, but really a few minutes past, the other week in Hoboken, and the audience -- mostly young, mostly male -- drifted into Maxwell's discordantly, with the unsure babble of those anticipating a blowout but gearing up for a funeral. Maxwell's has been tough to talk about these days, to really talk… More »

By: Charlotte Murtishaw / July 31, 2013 - 11:07 am

Titus Andronicus – “I Love It” (Icona Pop Cover)

Titus Andronicus are packing in the curiosities this week. Frontman Patrick Stickles is now selling his services as a singing telegram -- although, only in NYC, Long Island, NJ; whatever Westchester did to you, Stickles, we're sorry -- and the band has now released a of Icona Pop's ever-present breakout single "I Love It." Under… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / July 9, 2013 - 4:50 pm

Titus Andronicus – “Still Life With Hot Deuce And Silver Platter” Video

Local Business, the album that Titus Andronicus released last year, was a bit of a retrenchment, a return to the no-frills dude-rock that the band had been making before the all-out conceptual grandeur of The Monitor. It wasn't The Monitor, so people got disappointed. But it remains a pretty kickass rock record, and the new… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 8, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Watch Titus Andronicus & The So So Glos Cover “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” In New Orleans

Right now, Titus Andronicus and the So So Glos are on the so-called "Bring Back The Dudes" tour, bringing sweaty and messy punk-rock singalongs to bars across this great nation. And both bands came together onstage to end a recent set at the New Orleans venue Siberia. The So So Glos guys drunkenly paid homage… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2013 - 11:28 am

Watch Patrick Stickles & Diarrhea Planet Cover “Born To Run”

Earlier this month, the charmingly monikered triple-guitar Nashville punk monster Diarrhea Planet played at the Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium. And at the show, their friend and frequent tourmate Patrick Stickles, frontman of Titus Andronicus, joined them onstage to cover Bruce Springsteen's immortal "Born To Run," a song Stickles has already referenced in song. "Bor… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 22, 2013 - 4:52 pm

Patrick Stickles (Titus Andronicus) – “Hey Tonight” (Free Energy Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Three years ago at SXSW, I saw Titus Andronicus and Free Energy play back-to-back. Both bands wrecked shop, but my favorite thing about the show was the way Titus stayed to watch Free Energy, taking over the front row and dancing hard and singing along to everything. Both bands toured together that summer, and whe… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 27, 2013 - 10:14 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over -- Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro, A Place To Bury Strangers, and like 30 other bands. We've got pics in the gallery from Sunday's sets -- courtesy of Trent Maxwell -- with Linda Flores's shots of… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Deconstructing: Titus Andronicus And The Possibility Of Punk Patriotism

On one wall in my apartment, I have two things hanging: On the left is a large American flag that covers most of the wall, so big it took two people to hang up when we moved in. To the right of the flag is a notably less patriotic, more anti-establishment emblem: a poster I… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 30, 2012 - 9:00 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Nice job this week, video directors! There were definitely too many good videos this week. I don't know how I didn't manage to find room for the A Place To Bury Strangers video where toys melt and burn in extremely satisfying ways, or the Wild Nothing video where Michelle Williams, despite not really doing anything,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 26, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Titus Andronicus – “In A Big City” Video

The video for "In A Big City," the rousing lead single from Titus Andronicus's not-The Monitor-but-still-great new album Local Business, depicts frontman Patrick Stickles as a scowling solitary figure, fighting through crowds and crossing desolate urban-blight Jersey landscapes so that he can arrive on the Hudson River's banks and stare down the promised land o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 26, 2012 - 12:49 pm

Stream Titus Andronicus Local Business

Local Business, the third album from conceptual and ambitious Jersey punks Titus Andronicus, might not quite reach the dizzy heights of The Monitor, their last album, but it's already starting to sound like one of the year's most durable rock records, and it's probably something that you need in your life. We've already heard a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 15, 2012 - 9:44 am

Titus Andronicus – “Still Life With Hot Deuce And Silver Platter”

We've already heard first single "In A Big City," and now Titus Andronicus are letting us hear another song from their pretty great album Local Business. The sprawling, bar-rocking "Still Life With Hot Deuce On A Silver Platter" now has its own lyric video, and it's bare text over the album art, not the entertaining… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 12, 2012 - 11:29 am

Premature Evaluation: Titus Andronicus Local Business

Titus Andronicus could really give a fuck about degree of difficulty. Here's how we know that Titus are one of our finest working bands: They can record an album of jaunty singalong beer-punk anthems about the vast indifference of the cold world. They can open things up with this line: "OK, by now I think… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 9, 2012 - 12:58 pm
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