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Feb 22, 2019

Though they were one of only a few bands from the 1990s scene now referred to as "second generation'" emo to be picked up by a major label, Jimmy Eat World started out more middle of the pack than leader. It was exposure to the dynamic edge of bands such as Christie Front Drive and Sunny Day Real Estate that pulled them away from their straight-up pop punk origins. Then again, in the post-Dookie days of 1995, straight-up pop punk was surely what Capitol Records was after. If they had actually seen Clarity coming, the label might not have signed them in the first place. More

Listen: Jimmy Eat World Shares New Anti-Donald Trump Song - “My Enemy”

Part of the Anti-Trump "30 Days, 30 Songs" Project (Plus Kyle Craft Shares "Before the Wall")

Nov 04, 2016

Jimmy Eat World have shared a new song as part of the "30 Days, 30 Songs" (now expanded to 40 songs) anti-Donald Trump campaign put together by author/publisher Dave Eggers and Death Cab for Cutie manager Jordan Kurland.  More

Eagles of Death Metal Share Covers by Florence and the Machine, My Morning Jacket, Savages, and more

Bands Cover "I Love You All the Time" For Victims of Paris Terror Attacks

Dec 18, 2015

Eagles of Death Metal recently asked for other bands to cover their song "I Love You All the Time," with proceeds going to victims of the Paris terror attacks via the Sweet Stuff Foundation's "Play It Forward" campaign. Now the band has shared covers of the song by Florence and the Machine(feat. The Maccabees), My Morning JacketSavagesKings of LeonJimmy Eat WorldEd Harcourt, and others. More

Virgin Mobile Fest Announces Line-up

Free Festival September 25th

Jul 20, 2010

Indie shmindie. Sometimes it’s hard to argue with cooperate sponsorship. Today, Virgin Mobile announced its free festival (September 25th at Merriweather Post Pavilion) and it is a dozy. The daylong genre-hopping festival will play host to buzz bands such as Sleigh Bells and Neon Indian, scene stalwarts LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. and legends such as Pavement and Joan Jett. We have the full lineup.  More



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Oct 20, 2010

Jimmy Eat World's sixth album is a bit same sounding when viewed among the band’s body of work, but the band has proven to be continually willing to challenge itself, especially in its lyrical approach, while delivering the same sonic push and pull its fans expect.