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2019 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2019

Have you seen the hashtags? All of your faves announced 2020 reunion shows. Rage Against The Machine! My Chemical Romance! Circle Jerks! Mr. Bungle! Supergrass!
Scott Lapatine | December 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Best New Bands

Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: American Wrestlers

Gary McClure's dexterous, lo-fi project American Wrestlers began as an idle way to pass the time. McClure is a music industry veteran who's been making…
Caitlin White | March 5, 2015 - 12:50 pm

More American Wrestlers stories


American Wrestlers – “Ignoramus”

After the breakup of his previous band Working For A Nuclear Free City, UK native Gary McClure fell in love, moved to America, and started…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2018 - 10:41 am


American Wrestlers – “Give Up” Video

Band To Watch alums American Wrestlers have a new slew of tour dates starting this week, and to celebrate they're sharing the video for "Give
Chris DeVille | January 9, 2017 - 10:01 am

American Wrestlers – “Hello, Dear”

American Wrestlers are releasing their sophomore album, Goodbye Terrible Youth, in a few weeks, and they've shared "Give Up" and "Amazing Grace" from it so…
James Rettig | October 10, 2016 - 11:30 am

American Wrestlers – “Amazing Grace”

Band To Watch American Wrestlers began as the home-recording project of Gary McClure, but their sophomore album Goodbye Terrible Youth makes it clear that they're…
James Rettig | September 21, 2016 - 11:03 am


American Wrestlers – “Give Up”

American Wrestlers' self-titled debut was a true diamond in the rough, a lo-fi collection of timelessly hazy pop songs that practically glowed with homespun warmth.
Peter Helman | August 15, 2016 - 10:00 am

Stream Working For A Nuclear Free City What Do People Do All Day (Stereogum Premiere)

Prior to moving to the United States and starting American Wrestlers, the solo project we bestowed with Band To Watch honors last year, Glasgow native…
Michelle Laggan | January 29, 2016 - 9:53 am

American Wrestlers – “The Rest Of You” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Glasgow native and Manchester export Gary McClure's new project American Wrestlers are one of our recent Band To Watch graduates, and they recently cracked our…
Cady Siregar | October 26, 2015 - 10:04 am

American Wrestlers – “Kelly” Video

Recent Band To Watch honoree American Wrestlers explore well-trod American past times in the video for "Kelly." The UK transplant finds the beauty in a…
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 10:35 am

Stream American Wrestlers American Wrestlers

American Wrestlers is the latest project from Gary McClure, a musician who also played in Working For A Nuclear Free City for a number of…
Caitlin White | March 30, 2015 - 2:13 pm

American Wrestlers – “Kelly”

The unidentified force behind American Wrestlers has released the follow up to "I Can Do No Wrong" in the form of "Kelly." Although the second…
Caitlin White | January 27, 2015 - 1:32 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

As we settle into winter and the year begins to wind down, there are fewer new releases to talk about a whole lot of old…
Stereogum | November 21, 2014 - 4:42 pm

American Wrestlers – “I Can Do No Wrong”

American Wrestlers is the project of an unidentified Scotsman now living in Missouri. As the story goes, the musician in question grew up in Glasgow…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2014 - 8:59 am