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Oct 06, 2021

There is a curse cast upon those bands unfortunate enough to outdo themselves before there is truly an established self to outdo. Strong debuts spawn high expectations straight out of the gate and such acts are pressured to run before they’ve learned to walk, each subsequent album resulting all too often in an endless barrage of conversations and debates concerning the “old stuff.” More

Shaky Knees Festival Lineup - The National, Jack White, The War on Drugs, Fleet Foxes, and More

Plus Queens of the Stone Age, Courtney Barnett, David Byrne, Franz Ferdinand, Alvvays, and Others

Jan 08, 2018

The lineup for the 2018 Shaky Knees Music Festival has been announced. The festival goes down in Atlanta, GA’s Central Park May 4-6. The headliners are The National, Jack White, and Queens of the Stone Age. More

Listen: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Echo”

Wrong Creatures Due Out January 12

Jan 05, 2018

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are releasing a new album, Wrong Creatures, next Friday (January 12). Previously the band shared the album’s first single, “Little Thing Gone Wild,” as well as the atmospheric “Question of Faith,” a video for “Little Thing Gone Wild,” and the audio for the accurately titled “Haunt.” Now they have shared another track from the album, “Echo.” More

Listen: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - “Question of Faith”

Wrong Creatures Due Out January 12, 2018

Nov 07, 2017

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are releasing a new album, Wrong Creatures, on January 12, 2018. Previously the band shared the album’s first single, “Little Thing Gone Wild,” and announced some 2018 tour dates. Now the band has shared another song from the album, the atmospheric “Question of Faith.” More

Sep 12, 2017

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are one of those band’s that’s never quite lived down the success and acclaim of their debut album, 2001’s B.R.M.C. 2003’s Take Them On, On Your Own (for which they were on the cover of Under the Radar‘s fifth print issue) and 2005’s Howl were both fine albums, but didn’t quite match the visceral impact of their debut, and their last three albums haven’t been quite as well received as the first three. More

Jan 09, 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have shared new details concerning their forthcoming sixth studio album. More

Nov 16, 2012

This March, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will take to the venues of Europe in support of a forthcoming album to be released around the same time. More

Under the Radar Magazine Announces 10th Anniversary Issue Featuring Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes

Plus: Paul Rudd vs. The Divine Comedy, plus interviews with Broadcast, Grandaddy, The Flaming Lips, Bat For Lashes, Rilo Kiley, Broken Social Scene, and much more

Oct 19, 2011

Under the Radar is excited to announce the release of the indie music and entertainment print magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue which hits newsstands next week. The extra-sized 10th Anniversary Issue features cover artists Joanna Newsom and Fleet Foxes Robin Pecknold together in an exclusive photo shoot and joint interview. Exclusive video taken during the cover shoot of Robin Pecknold and Joanna Newsom arm wrestling can be found here. More

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Announces Live 3-Disc CD/DVD Package

Live Due November 10th, Band Working on New Studio Album

Sep 08, 2009

Black Rebel Motorcycle club has announced Live, a 2-DVD, 1CD set featuring over two hours of performance footage from the end of the band’s 2007 tour. The band’s own Abstract Dragon label will release the package in conjuction with Vagrant Records on November 10th. The band is also working on a new album. More


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Natural Disasters

Apr 08, 2013

Dark, brooding, dangerous, and tortured is the vibe that Black Rebel Motorcycle Club gives off. Robert Levon Been, bassist/vocalist for the triowho just released its seventh album,Specter At the Feastshatters this image from his first utterances. More


Jan 25, 2018

Today, there is not much an avid listener can expect from their beloved bands other than to simply rock. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Wrong Creatures ravages, destroys, pillages, and burns over regions of rock music’s most heralded aspects: serrating distortion, kindling rhythms, Lou Reed-copied vocal tonality. More

Jul 23, 2015

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is, arguably, more popular outside of its native U.S. The trio is known for capturing the dedication of its European fans live on DVD/CD combos, first with sold-out shows in Berlin, Dublin, and Glasgow in 2007, then in London in 2011, and now in Paris. More

May 17, 2013

With Howl, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s best album, eight years behind them now, the Los Angeles trio seems content churning out respectable moody-but-energized rock records that very rarely break the mold. More