Fontaines D.C.

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The Story Behind Every Song On Fontaines D.C.’s New Album A Hero’s Death

When we first met Fontaines D.C., they were already exciting. Between early singles like "Hurricane Laughter" and "Boys In The Better Land" and raw and…
Ryan Leas | July 31, 2020 - 11:18 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death

Rock bands aren't supposed to get big anymore, but apparently no one told Fontaines D.C. The young Dublin quintet took the world by storm just…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2020 - 12:47 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 12, 2020 - 4:49 pm

More Fontaines D.C. stories

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death

Rock bands aren't supposed to get big anymore, but apparently no one told Fontaines D.C. The young Dublin quintet took the world by storm just…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Fontaines D.C. – “Televised Mind”

Fontaines D.C. are about a month out from releasing their sophomore album, A Hero's Death. The Dublin band have shared two singles from it so…
James Rettig | June 30, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Fontaines D.C. – “I Don’t Belong”

Early in 2019 Dublin post-punk snarlers Fontaines D.C. came out with their mean, intense debut album Dogrel and impressed a whole lot of people. During…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2020 - 11:21 am

Watch Fontaines D.C. Cover The Jesus And Mary Chain’s “Darklands”

Fontaines D.C. just announced a new album, A Hero's Death, which will be out in a few months. It's a quick turnaround time from the…
James Rettig | May 14, 2020 - 9:23 pm

Fontaines D.C. – “A Hero’s Death”

Fontaines D.C. were one of the most hyped-up new acts of last year after releasing their debut album, Dogrel, at the very top of 2019…
James Rettig | May 5, 2020 - 2:30 pm

Fontaines D.C. – “Gouge Away” (Pixies Cover)

Fontaines D.C. took last year by storm, pulling off one of the more notable ascensions of a young rock band in recent memory. Their debut…
Ryan Leas | February 20, 2020 - 5:13 pm

Lists

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Lists

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Best New Bands

The 40 Best New Bands Of 2019

Every autumn here at Stereogum, we look long and hard at the last 12 months and pinpoint which new artists make us excited about the…
Stereogum | October 16, 2019 - 11:30 am

The 1975, slowthai, Black Midi, Fontaines D.C. Among 2019 Mercury Prize Nominees

Every year since 1992, the British Phonographic Industry and British Association of Record Dealers have awarded the Mercury Prize to the best album out of…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 9:48 am

Album List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Watch Fontaines D.C. Make Their US TV Debut On The Tonight Show

Yesterday, my old friend Rob Harvilla published a great piece about Vampire Weekend and about how the whole idea of the hyped-up, conversation-starting young rock…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2019 - 8:59 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019

Stereogum is in Texas for SXSW right now, and on Tuesday and Wednesday, we played host to an unofficial day party showcase at Cheer Up…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2019 - 3:13 pm
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