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Remember when news broke that The Gay Blades were breaking up? Haha, just kidding - the band is totally back together again. The band will be playing a few shows in January and are planning on releasing a new album in 2014.
Drew Beringer on 01/01/14 - 04:17 PM
It looks like The Gay Blades have broken up.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 12/27/13 - 09:47 PM
James Dean Wells (The Gay Blades) has posted his yearly Christmas song, this time around being a track called "Broken Hearted Christmas." Also, James recently got engaged to his long time girlfriend, so be sure to listen to the song and leave them some love in the replies!
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/21/13 - 09:32 PM
The Venetia Fair's Michael Abiuso covered The Gay Blades "Shake The Graves" to benefit The One Fund Boston, which you can hear exclusively at Under The Gun.
Drew Beringer on 04/27/13 - 04:55 PM
It may be a few days late but that's okay. James Dean Wells of The Gay Blades has written a new Christmas jingle entitled "Sorry Santa" that you can stream on Bandcamp. You'll want to give this a spin, it's pretty groovy.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/26/12 - 11:50 PM
James Dean Wells of The Gay Blades has released a new song entitled "Family" with all of the proceeds going to the relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/22/12 - 02:51 PM
The Gay Blades' "Rock N' Roll (Part 1)" was featured in a new Taco Bell commercial that you can find in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/30/12 - 12:46 PM
The Gay Blades released a free EP which you can download here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 07/28/12 - 10:16 PM
A video of the concept behind The Gay Blades new Ghosts pop-up vinyl can be seen in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 01/26/12 - 09:05 AM
The Gay Blades will release their debut album Ghosts on vinyl via Intheclouds Records along with a new 7" titled Britt Daniel Stole My Girl.

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Jason Tate on 01/18/12 - 04:11 PM
The Gay Blades posted "Just Kids" from their upcoming EP on soundcloud.

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Matthew Tsai on 07/27/11 - 10:05 AM
Before there was The Gay Blades, there was Hello Lovely. You can stream/purchase their EP, Au Revoir & Shit, and man is this shit emo.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/02/11 - 03:34 AM
James Dean Wells of The Gay Blades and several members of Those Mockingbirds have covered REM's "It's The End Of The World As We Know It." You can listen to it here.
Christian Wagner on 05/20/11 - 07:28 PM
The lineup for this year's Kahbang Music Festival in Bangor, ME has been announced. My Morning Jacket, Surfer Blood, The Gay Blades and more will be playing. You can check out the full lineup here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/12/11 - 11:42 AM
The Venetia Fair's bass player Sam has left the band. Replacing him is Mike of The Gay Blades. Read a statement from Sam here.
Christian Wagner on 04/05/11 - 04:07 PM
Head to the replies to see a new batch of The Gay Blades' upcoming tour dates.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/10/11 - 11:40 AM
You can check out The Gay Blades' new video for "Rock N' Roll (Part I)" over on Alt Press.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/31/11 - 11:06 AM
Listeners of Daytrotter have voted The Gay Blades' "November Fight Song" as one of the best Daytrotter recordings of 2010.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/20/11 - 12:15 PM
Those Mockingbirds announced some tour dates with A Fire With Friends, followed by a few dates supporting The Gay Blades. Dates can be seen in the replies. Also, the band is currently in the studio working on a new record.
Christian Wagner on 01/11/11 - 12:31 PM
Today we have the third batch of songs from The Gay Blades' Songs For Cities series. You can download the songs here. Head to the replies for the story behind each city and tell us what you think.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/14/10 - 11:41 AM
The Gay Blades daytrotter session is now online.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/10/10 - 11:01 AM
We already brought you the first volume of Song For Cities by The Gay Blades, but now we have the second installment. Get the four new songs here. Be sure to head to the replies for the story behind each as well.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/07/10 - 04:58 PM
The Gay Blades are recording a unique song for each city on their upcoming tour (dates in the replies). The first 5 songs have been compiled in Songs For Cities, Vol. 1 which you can download exclusively here. This volume includes Pittsburgh, Columbus, St. Louis, Kansas City and Colorado Springs. Full track info and song descriptions are also in the replies.
Garett Press on 11/24/10 - 09:35 AM
The Gay Blades are going to be heading out on tour once again at the end of November. Dates can be found in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/09/10 - 03:03 PM
In the shade of the south where the sweet honey drips off that old hush-yo'-mouth
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Gregory Robson on 10/20/10 - 10:21 AM
Head to the replies to check out the third installment of The Gay Blades' video series for their new album, Savages. Be sure to pick up the new record to from the band's site.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/13/10 - 02:05 PM
Head to the replies to check out when you can catch The Gay Blades in the next month or so.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/12/10 - 02:28 PM
Want to know the stories behind each track on The Gay Blades' new record, Savages? Head over here to get Clark's commentary.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/06/10 - 12:21 PM
Head to the replies to see the second video from The Gay Blades video series for their new album, Savages.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/02/10 - 03:14 PM
The Gay Blades' new album, Savages, is streaming on their myspace. This album comes highly recommended by quite a few staff members. What are your thoughts? If you dig it, be sure to pick up one of these awesome deals.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/27/10 - 09:07 PM
You can preview clips from The Gay Blades new album, Savages, here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/23/10 - 11:08 PM
Dates for The Gay Blades' Savage Basement Series tour can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/21/10 - 01:54 PM
There are two sides to every band and The Gay Blades are no exception. Head to the replies to see the first segment of their new video series for their upcoming album, Savages.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/20/10 - 11:40 AM
The Gay Blades' album version of "Why Winter in Detroit?" is streaming here. The band also have some awesome pre-orders on their site that come with unreleased songs, remixes, acoustic tracks and more. How can you go wrong with a bargain like that?
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/14/10 - 06:05 PM
What's better than a pre-ordering a copy of The Gay Blades new album, Savages? Pre-ordering a copy and getting Clark and Puppy's John Hancock on the front of it for $10 bucks. Do yourself a favor and pick up this deal here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/14/10 - 03:08 PM
Head to the replies to see Clark Westfield of The Gay Blades performing "Too Cool To Quit" off their new album, Savages, acoustically for FOE Live. If this doesn't get you stoked for the new album, I'm not sure what will.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/23/10 - 06:13 PM
Head to the replies to see the press release for The Gay Blades upcoming album, Savages. It also includes the tracklisting and artwork. On top of that, if the band reaches 5,000 followers on their twitter they will release the audio from their live DVD. The band has also uploaded "Try To Understand" to their myspace.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/18/10 - 09:52 AM
For a tweet you can download The Gay Blades' new song "Try to Understand." Also, Artwork for, Savages can be seen in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/17/10 - 09:25 AM
Listen to a new The Gay Blades track, "Try To Understand", here. The band's sophomore album, Savages, drops on October 5th.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/16/10 - 02:02 PM
The Gay Blades are going to do a basement tour in September, appropriately named "Savage Basement Series," but they need your help booking it. Head to the replies for a message from the band.
Keagan Ilvonen on 08/06/10 - 03:25 PM
Head to the replies to find out how to win a few pairs of tickets to see The Gay Blades at Blender Theater in NYC.
Keagan Ilvonen on 07/23/10 - 10:10 AM
The Gay Blades have some new Northeastern tour dates on myspace.

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Blake Solomon on 03/24/10 - 06:54 AM
The Gay Blades have recorded a charity song about the Haiti earthquake. Read about the story behind the song and learn how you can help the relief efforts here.
Blake Solomon on 02/03/10 - 09:28 AM
Two new Gay Blades songs can be heard here.

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Blake Solomon on 02/02/10 - 10:56 AM
It's finally Christmas Eve and The Gay Blades have provided us with a little ABSOLUTExclusive stocking stuffer called "Christmas Wish (In June)". Grab the romantic ode right here and let us know any traditions your family has in store for this night.
Garett Press on 12/24/09 - 10:30 AM
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