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Hit the replies to watch Against Me! and Miley Cyrus perform "True Trans Soul Rebel" for the Happy Hippie Foundation.
Jason Tate on 05/11/15 - 11:01 AM
You can watch Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace cover The Replacements' "Androgynous" with Miley Cyrus and Joan Jett as part of Miley’s Happy Hippie Presents: Backyard Session series. They also did "True Trans Soul Rebel."
Ryan Gardner on 05/10/15 - 07:57 PM
Laura Jane Grace mashed up Michael McDonald and The Cure for AV Club.
While we were there, she played a stripped-down version of “Pretty Girls (The Mover)” and gave us some insight to the song’s creation and ongoing evolution. After that, though, she offered up a truly unexpected bonus track: a plaintive take on Michael McDonald’s 1982 hit “I Keep Forgettin’” with a drum loop of The Cure’s “Close To Me” as the backbeat.

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Jason Tate on 04/29/15 - 10:55 AM
Head to the replies to watch Against Me!'s new music video for "Two Coffins."
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/21/15 - 12:48 PM
Reading and Leeds Festivals have revealed more of the line ups today with over 60 acts being announced. alt-J, The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me!, Parquet Courts, FIDLAR, Drenge, Moose Blood, Charli XCX and more are included. Check out the poster in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 04/21/15 - 05:13 AM
Against Me! have announced a summer headlining tour with Frank Iero. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/15/15 - 01:53 PM
Desaparecidos will release its first album in 13 years on June 23rd titled Payola via Epitaph Records. You can stream a new song featuring Tim Kasher of Cursive called "City on the Hill" in the replies. The album will also feature Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! and the So So Glos as well as many previously released tracks such as "MariKKKopa", "Backsell", "Anonymous", "The Left Is Right", "Te Amo Camila Vallejo", and "The Underground Man".
Drew Beringer on 04/06/15 - 09:06 AM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! has announced some solo shows titled Killing Me Loudly, An Evening of Existential Dread, Fiending and Gender Dysphoria In The Brilliance of Life's Headlights. The shows will have Grace performing, surprises and spoken word performances. One show will take place in California and the other in New York. Head to the replies for the full press release.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/06/15 - 08:00 AM
Laura Jane Grace, of Against Me!, writing for Noisey:
I made three laps around the world last year and every single airport interaction always included a "sir" addressed to me. Checking in, security, passport control, boarding, de-boarding, getting a cab, checking into the hotel, checking out of the hotel, the security guard at the club, some bartender, a waitress, some drunk dickhead telling me I look like Mark Wahlberg in Rock Star instead of a woman, another bartender, another taxi, and then do it all again the next day. Shoot me in the fucking head.
Jason Tate on 03/28/15 - 11:40 AM
Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace posted a photo on Instagram from what looks like a video shoot with Miley Cyrus.
Jason Tate on 02/13/15 - 10:51 AM
Against Me! will be performing on Yahoo! Live tonight at 6:45pm PT.
Jason Tate on 02/10/15 - 01:17 PM
Against Me!'s February 10th performance will be airing on Yahoo! Live.

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Jason Tate on 02/02/15 - 01:26 PM
A new MSNBC Originals on Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! titled "Coming Out As Transgender" is in the replies.

Update: This is from August - my bad - but it's still worth a watch if you haven't seen it.
Ryan Gardner on 01/29/15 - 09:43 AM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! will be doing an advice column for Noisey.
Got a question for Laura? Maybe you want her advice on life or love or music or sandwiches. Send it here: laurajanegrace@noisey.com and she will answer some on Noisey. All questions are confidential and your name will not be included if you'd prefer. Ask away!
Jason Tate on 01/26/15 - 12:51 PM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! talked to Time about plans for the future, including a new book, new album, and a live album.
I’ve been working on a book for the last few years, and most books these days are usually around 100,000 words. My book that I’ve been working on is a collection of tour journals. I’ve been keeping tour journals since I was 17 years old. I transcribed them all, and it’s a million words. I have a lot of cutting down to do, and after I got through transcribing them, I kind of got to a point where I was like, “I need to get the f-ck away from a computer, I don’t know how to narrow this down.” These songs really tell the story I’m trying to tell. The setlists I’ve...
Jason Tate on 01/07/15 - 12:42 PM
Against Me! have announced some new tour dates.

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Jason Tate on 12/29/14 - 01:03 PM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! talks with Stereogum.
Once we started playing this year and we realized how good it was — you know, having people from Rocket From The Crypt and International Noise Conspiracy in the band is pretty fucking cool — it just felt like it would be an absolute and total shame if we don’t make a record with this lineup. Obviously the last record was really me just raking myself over the coals emotionally, so I just really want to make a fun record — something that’s just really fun to fucking play and go on tour with. That might not sound like something terribly ambitious, but I think it could be great.
Jason Tate on 12/17/14 - 12:41 PM
The final three episodes of AOL's True Trans With Laura Jane Grace are now up.
Jason Tate on 11/25/14 - 12:55 PM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! recently appeared on Larry King.
Jason Tate on 11/18/14 - 07:55 PM
You can watch three new episodes of Laura Jane Grace's new show, True Trans on AOL.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/03/14 - 10:38 AM
Owen's cover of Against Me!'s "Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart" can be heard over on Noisey. The track is from Owen's cover album which is being released on December 2nd via Polyvinyl Records.
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/15/14 - 08:05 AM
It seems after being "blasted" by monitor feedback multiple times at the Against Me! show tonight, Laura Jane Grace smashed the monitor, left the stage, and went outside to play instead. She's since apologized on Twitter for cutting the show short.
It was kind of funny to see that monitor guy run away from me though. I'm not Rayon from Dallas Buyers Club mother fucker. I will come at U.
Jason Tate on 10/14/14 - 11:22 PM
You can now watch the first four episodes of Laura Jane Grace's new show True Trans. Plan your weekend accordingly.
Ryan Gardner on 10/10/14 - 09:08 AM
Elle have profiled Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace.
Something that was important to Grace was showcasing the wide spectrum of people who identify as transgender, and dispelling any myths that any or all members of the community are exactly the same. “I really made an effort to talk not only to people who were much further along in their transition—someone like [MMA fighter] Buck Angel, who transitioned in the '80s—[but also] people who have transitioned in the last couple years," she says. "To just really showcase the spectrum [and to show] that it’s not like ‘This is what happens when you transition. This is where you end.’" Though in some instances, Grace says, there was some “selfish...
Jason Tate on 10/09/14 - 01:44 PM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! is currently tracking guitars.
Jason Tate on 10/06/14 - 11:08 AM
Vice has gone to ask a plethora of musicians their stance on the whole stage diving fiasco that has been brought to light by Joyce Manor's recent incidents. There's commentary from Max Bemis, Laura Jane Grace, Chris Conely, Jack Antonoff and just about everyone else. For some users, I highly suggest you read this and get some insight to the way people feel the way they do.
Pretty soon, I'm going to need to get my front teeth replaced. Playing in punk bands since I was 14-years-old, I've accepted the fact that every so often, a stagediver is going to kick a microphone into my teeth. Two years ago, we were playing a show in North Carolina, we were two songs from the end of the set, and I...
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/14 - 11:02 AM
And I'll tell you something else that you ain't dying enough to know. There's still some living left when your prime comes and goes.
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Anthony Sorendino on 09/26/14 - 07:49 AM
Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace is featured in a Buzzfeed list for "10 Questions It's Never Ok to Ask a Transgender Person."
Jason Tate on 09/22/14 - 10:55 AM
Check out another interview with Laura Jane Grace over on MTV. There is no such thing as too much Against Me! news.
“It was really reassuring just hearing how varied everyone’s end-definition of what gender means to them is,” Grace told MTV News. “Reassuring in my own way in still trying to figure that out. Having other people say it who are further along in their transition or further along in life — [who] just have more experience — hearing them be like, ‘Well, I don’t really know, I’m still kind of figuring it out,’ was like, ‘OK, you know, I’m in a good place.’”
Jason Tate on 09/18/14 - 11:08 AM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! recently sat down for a video interview with Marc Lamont Hill for The Huffington Post.
"I started playing in a band when I was 19 years old and started touring heavily, and that swept up a big chunk of my life and it was really easy for me to compartmentalize certain parts of myself and not think about certain things," Grace said. "Then it all built to a boiling point where I had to address what I was going through in order to continue to survive as a person."
Jason Tate on 09/18/14 - 10:47 AM
Slipknot's new drummer is former Against Me! drummer Jay Weinberg. Laura Jane Grace posted on Twitter, "Dear Slipknot, good luck with that. #shitbag."
Jason Tate on 09/18/14 - 10:39 AM
A special limited pink pressing of Against Me!'s phenomenal Transgender Dysphoria Blues is now available for pre-order.
Jason Tate on 09/16/14 - 09:39 AM
Want to win a pair of tickets to see The Gaslight Anthem, Jimmy Eat World, and Against Me! on September 13th in Holmdel, NJ? If you can attend the concert and would like to win -- leave a comment in the replies and I'll pick a random winner tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 09/08/14 - 02:53 PM
Hit the replies to see two acoustic songs and a video interview with Against Me!.
Jason Tate on 09/03/14 - 10:41 AM
A trailer for the upcoming AOL documentary True Trans With Laura Jane Grace has appeared on Time.
Jason Tate on 09/02/14 - 09:50 PM
Hit the replies to see a video feature with Against Me! as they go record shopping at Amoeba Hollywood.
Jason Tate on 08/28/14 - 06:59 PM
Against Me! has had to cancel their upcoming European dates (but not their UK ones).
Due to unforeseen logistical circumstances, we need to reschedule all of the mainland Europe dates of our November tour (11/20-12/10). However we will still be keeping all UK dates[...] Stay tuned for more info as we work to reschedule the cancelled shows in the best way possible. We promise it will be worth the wait
Jason Tate on 08/27/14 - 10:32 AM
Hit the replies to see Against Me! perform an excellent version of Rowland S. Howard's "Shivers" in Vegas.

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Jason Tate on 08/26/14 - 10:20 AM
Laura Jane Grace talked with Exclaim about an upcoming Against Me! live album, book, and documentary.
"It's crazy, because at this point, having six studio albums and a bunch of EPs, there are almost a good hundred Against Me! songs," says Grace about the upcoming live album and their storied career. "To have the lineup we have right now and to feel really strong about the way we're playing and to see how those songs that we've been playing for a long time have evolved over however many years... The idea of taking the best of the best and putting together a solid 25- to 30-song record that can reintroduce some songs in their present form and really try to capture what happens when we're...
Jason Tate on 08/11/14 - 02:23 PM
Against Me! have announced some new UK dates for November. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/24/14 - 11:26 AM
Hit the replies for a new performance video for "Black Me Out" by Against Me!.
Jason Tate on 07/21/14 - 12:15 PM
Against Me! have announced new August tour dates with Creepoid. Check them out in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/30/14 - 04:30 PM
Hit the replies to check out an acoustic rendition of Against Me!'s "Dead Friend."
Jason Tate on 06/26/14 - 10:15 PM
You can watch Against Me!'s new NSFW video for "Drinking With The Jocks" in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 06/19/14 - 09:36 AM
Some September dates are showing up for a few The Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! shows ... and in a bit of "holy shit I hope this branches into a tour" news: one of them also includes Jimmy Eat World.
Jason Tate on 06/14/14 - 03:26 PM
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