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10 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, The Homesick, Best Coast, and More

Plus Yorkston/Thorne/Khan, Graham Coxon, Jehnny Beth, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 08, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. The last three weeks we could only come up with a Top 8, instead of our customary Top 10, but this week's choices were surprisingly much stronger once we did some deeper digging. More

Black Lips Announce New Album, Share New Song “Gentleman”

Sing in a World That’s Falling Apart Due Out January 24, 2020 via Fire/Vice

Nov 07, 2019

Black Lips have announced a new album, Sing in a World That's Falling Apart on Vice/Fire, and shared a new song from it, "Gentleman." More

Iceage Share New Song “Balm of Gilead”

Band’s North American Tour with Black Lips Starts Tonight

Nov 05, 2018

Denmark's Iceage released a new album, Beyondless, back in May via Matador. Now they have shared a brand new song, "Balm of Gilead." It's being shared in honor of their North American tour with Black Lips, which starts tonight in Vancouver and continues through the month. More

Nine Albums Out Today Worth Hearing: Slowdive, Perfume Genius, POND, Mac DeMarco, and More

Plus The Afghan Whigs, Blondie, Black Lips, Fazerdaze, and Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel

May 05, 2017

Here we highlight nine albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage.  More

Listen: Black Lips Share New Song Featuring Yoko Ono - “Occidental Front”

Satan's graffiti or God's art? Due Out This Friday via Vice Records

May 01, 2017

Black Lips are releasing a new album, the intriguingly titled Satan's graffiti or God's art?, this Friday (May 5) via Vice Records. The album was produced by Sean Lennon and previously the band shared "Can't Hold On" and "Squatting in Heaven." More

Listen: Black Lips - “Squatting in Heaven”

Satan's graffiti or God's art? Due Out May 5 via Vice Records

Apr 13, 2017

Black Lips are releasing a new album, the intriguingly titled Satan's graffiti or God's art?, on May 5 via Vice Records. The album was produced by Sean Lennon and previously the band shared its first single, "Can't Hold On." More

Black Lips Announce New Album Produced by Sean Lennon, Share “Can’t Hold On”

Satan's graffiti or God's art? Due Out May 5 via Vice Records

Mar 22, 2017

Black Lips have announced a new album, the intriguingly titled Satan's graffiti or God's art?, and shared its first single, "Can't Hold On." The album was produced by Sean Lennon and is due out May 5 via Vice Records. Below is "Can't Hold On," followed by the album's tracklist and cover art.  More

Nov 09, 2016

Black Lips have recorded and shared a new song in response to Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidency last night. It's entitled "Deaf Dumb and Blind" and the band describe it as "an anarchy style punk song." More

Jun 24, 2015

Ariel Pink and Black Lips are teaming up for a co-headlining tour this October. The dates will be on the West Coast. Ariel Pink is still promoting pom pom, which came out late last year via 4AD. Black Lips' last album was Underneath the Rainbow, which came out last March. More

Check Out Photos of Burgerama 2015

Weezer, Mystic Braves, and More

Mar 31, 2015

Last weekend was Burgerama in Orange County, California. We sent photographer Micah Wright in to cover the action.  More

Feb 23, 2015

Saturday was the first day of Air+Style, a festival founded by Shaun White aimed at bringing together the worlds of snowboarding and music. More

Watch: GoPro Documentary, “Sounds Of SXSW”

Featuring Black Lips, Rich Aucoin, and Tinariwen

Nov 19, 2014

GoPro, known for small, hi-def, personal cameras, has just released a documentary filmed at this year's SXSW in Austin, Texas. It's called "Sounds of SXSW," and offers a unique perspective on the Texas based music festival.  More

Listen: Black Lips – “Justice After All”

New Album Underneath the Rainbow Out March 18

Feb 12, 2014

Black Lips’ new album Underneath the Rainbow streets March 18. We’ve already heard “Boys in the Wood.” Here’s another scrappy tune, “Justice For All.” More

Listen: The Black Lips - “Boys in the Wood”

New Album Underneath the Rainbow Out March 18

Dec 17, 2013

On March 18 The Black Lips will release their newest full-length album, Underneath the Rainbow. More

Dec 12, 2013

On March 18 Black Lips will release their new album Underneath the Rainbow. More

The Black Lips Release Live Album on Third Man Records

Includes Cover of Lollipope Shope's "You Must Be A Witch"

Oct 19, 2012

Recently returning from their daring, cross-cultural tour through the Middle East supporting their latest album Arabia MountainThe Black Lips have released a new live album through Jack White Third Man label. More

The Black Lips to Play Egypt on International Peace Day

Also Playing Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Cyprus

Sep 19, 2012

As previously reported, Atlanta punk foursome The Black Lips have brazenly decided to brave the potlicial and civil unrest of the Middle East for a special tour behind their most recent LP Arabia Mountain. More

The Black Lips to Tour the Middle East

Include Stops in Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan

Jun 27, 2012

The Middle East may not be the most hospitable place in the world, but that hardly stopping punk quartet The Black Lips from spending two whole weeks touring the desert landscape in support of their most recent album, the coincidently titled Arabia Mountain. More

Watch: “Raw Meat” Video By Black Lips

Featuring Leo Fitzpatrick and Janell Shirtcliff

Nov 15, 2011

The new Black Lips video for “Raw Meat” (a cut from recently released album Arabia Mountain) features a few familiar faces and a lot of cops acting badly. We have the clip.  More

Sep 08, 2011

Things get weird in Black Lips’ NSFW video for Arabia Mountain cut, “Family Tree.” We have the clip.  More

Watch: Black Lips’ “New Direction”

Take a Flight With the Band

Jul 15, 2011

he Black Lips go for a flight in the cheesy/cool new video for Arabia Mountain cut, “New Direction.” We have the video.  More

Watch: Black Lips Perform Four Songs for KEXP

Videos from Studio Session for Seattle Radio Station

Jun 29, 2011

The Black Lips have released videos of them performing "Family Tree," "Modern Art," "Go Out and Get It!," and "Dumpster Dive" live at Seattle station KEXP's studio. More

Jun 08, 2011

Garage rocking, Mark Ronson pals Black Lips recently took on Daytrotter.  More

The Black Lips Announce New Tour Dates

Full Run Kicks Off June 9

May 17, 2011

Black Lips is bent on rocking the U.S. from coast to coast. We have the new tour dates.  More

Apr 05, 2011

Today The Black Lips released a video for “Modern Art." We have the trippy clip.  More

Mar 03, 2011

The Black Lips jet-setted to the Bahamas in their latest video. We have the video, plus album details. More

Black Lips Tour With Vivian Girls

Happening This April

Jan 24, 2011

Garage rockers turned Mark Ronson cohorts (see: upcoming album) The Black Lips are hitting the road this February. More

Los Angeles’ Fuck Yeah Fest Announces 2009 Lineup

WAVVES, The Thermals, The Black Lips, No Age, Kurt Vile, Har Mar Superstar, and More

Aug 04, 2009

Six years in, the festival now has a single designated location and a lineup with oomph. FYF 2009 will take place in the Los Angeles Historic State Park on September 5th, and tickets are already on sale. Lineup includes: Lightning Bolt, Black Lips, Tim and Eric (comedy duo from Adult Swim), Fucked Up, Glass Candy, WAVVES, Times New Viking, No Age, Crystal Antlers, Cold Cave, The Thermals, Japanther, Kurt Vile, Darker My Love. and others. More

Jul 29, 2009

The Black Lips and HEALTH played The Pool Parties at the East River State Park in Brooklyn on July 26. Photographer Anne Palermo was there to capture the action. Check out the full gallery of photos from the The Pool Parties show here. The Pool Parties show included The Black Lips, HEALTH, Trail of Dead, Grupo Fantasma. More



Reviews

Underneath the Rainbow

Underneath the Rainbow

Vice

Mar 17, 2014

Whether hailed as the godfathers of a new generation of rock 'n' roll rebels (you know, because of the peeing, nudity, fighting, drugs, and general chaos) or dismissed as talentless fuckups (you know, because these songs ain't rocket science), Black Lips have never lacked in their ability to draw a second look during their long, head-scratchingly successful career. More