The Lawrence Arms

The Lawrence Arms
Location:Chicago, IL (USA)
Genres:Punk / Rock
Record Label:Fat Wreck Chords
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Brendan Kelly To Join Homegrown For Reunion Shows
It looks like Brendan Kelly (The Lawrence Arms) will be joining Homegrown for their reunion shows.
'Don't Shoot Cartoonists, yall'
Brendan Kelly of The Lawrence Arms has posted a new blog. To be clear: I hate the idea of thuggish censorship. I hate violence. I strongly distrust guns. I hate radical fundamentalism, whether itís islam or christianity. Fuck it...
Brendan Kelly Blogs About Stolen Photos and Victim Blaiming
Brendan Kelly's written a new blog addressing stolen photos, victim shaming, and a whole lot more. So, yeah. I'm upset at the way that the current spate of "hacked celebrity nudes" has created a noxious victim blaming firestorm...
The Lawrence Arms Announce UK Tour Dates
The Lawrence Arms will be doing a short string of shows in the UK this fall. Dates in the replies.
Brendan Kelly: 'Six Million Ways to Die! Choose One!'
Brendan Kelly's latest blog looks into the worst ways to die. That dude from Brand New sings a line that I think is pretty good: ďJesus Christ, Iím not scared to die. Iím a little bit scared of what comes after.Ē Itís evocative...
Brendan Kelly Kids Album? Mike Park's Working On It.
In a recent interview with Punks in Vegas, Mike Park (Asian Man Records) revealed that he's asked Brendan Kelly to do a children's album for his Fun Fun imprint. I've already talked to Brendan and heís on board, but having him...
Brendan Kelly: 'Boners in the News!'
Brendan Kelly's penned a new blog about the "sexting" case currently taking place in Manassas, VA. I donít really think that Iím out of line when I say that a bunch of grown men pulling a kid into a room and injecting him with a...
Brendan Kelly: "Congradulations Glads!"
Brendan Kelly tackles inspirational-quotes, inspirational speeches, and self-help books in his latest blog entry: Itís fine, I guess. I donít wanna shit on any traditions, but it IS more or less a waste of time and energy at best...
Sundowner's "Little Elephant" Sessions
Hit the replies to watch Sundowner perform four songs for the "Little Elephant" sessions. The performance includes one song from each Sundowner full-length and one Lawrence Arms song. The songs will soon be pressed to a 7" by Fat...
Brendan Kelly on Success, Fame, And Longevity
Brendan Kelly's latest blog tackles the idea of success, timing, and what it all means in the grand scheme of things. My friend and mentor Mike Burkett is very fond of telling people, ĎDonít compare your band to NOFX. Weíre an...
Brendan Kelly On Being Busy With Hollywood Shit
Another fantastic blog by Brendan Kelly: Iím in a band and no one takes people in bands, ESPECIALLY small bands, seriously), but generally, Iím totally cool with that. I like trying my hand at selling myself and my projects to...
The Lessons of Six Years of Blogging
Brenden Kelly, of The Lawrence Arms, reflects on the last six-years of blogging. As for things Iíve learned that arenít about the craft of writing: Donít say shit thatís controversial or antagonistic unless youíre sure you mean...
The Lawrence Arms Midwest Tour Dates
The Lawrence Arms have announced some Midwest tour dates for May and June. Check the replies.
Brendan Kelly on "Age Before Beauty"
Brendan Kelly of The Lawrence Arms has written a blog about getting old in punk-rock. Or something like that ... my own old age has led to me having to squint to read the text on the screen. Thatís why people were so blown away...
So, You Want to Be in a Band?
Brendan Kelly's latest blog is for all aspiring musicians out there. Get out there and play as soon and as often as possible, because youíll never be good until you start figuring out what you really sound like, and the only way...

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