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Brand New are having a 20% off sale on all merch this week.
Jason Tate on 08/18/15 - 11:01 AM
Happy 37th Birthday to Jesse Lacey of Brand New.
Jason Tate on 07/10/15 - 10:17 AM
Jesse Lacey of Brand New spoke with Rockzone, a Spanish magazine, and Reddit is currently working on translating it into English.
Yes, I have no problem talking about this with you. Youíre the first person with whom I have an interview in a while. We have a new album to get. There is no secret. The thing is that it is not ready, so to speak. Hopefully it out this year, at least that is our aim. We do not know whether it will be an EP of seven songs or so, or the traditional LP of 14 songs. We have many songs that weíve been working, but hey, I guess sometimes you have to face what you have steeping a little, as I said before. Is something that we have to adapt, one day seems that we...
Jason Tate on 06/29/15 - 10:40 AM
Brand New will be playing the official Lollapalooza aftershow with Basement on JUly 31st. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.
Jason Tate on 06/04/15 - 10:40 AM
Head over to DIY Mag to read the story on how Brand New's Deja Entendu artwork was created.
ďI donít remember them really giving us any art direction at all throughout the whole process,Ē recalls Don. ďI remember them liking what we submitted, and being a pleasure to work with during the entire process. It was a really fun project.Ē For such a seemingly easy process, the team never thought the artwork would have such an effect on fans. ďIt was pretty amazing to see the response to the artwork,Ē says Don. ďIf I could go back, there are a zillion little things I would do differently. I was much younger (and greener) at the time, so some of the light and shadow work is a bit clunky - but I...
Jason Tate on 06/02/15 - 12:33 PM
Brand New have posted up Deja Entendu's lyric books for sale on their webstore. $2 by itself or free with any purchase in the next 24 hours.
Jason Tate on 06/02/15 - 11:24 AM
The AP.net official Brand New thread has put together a complilation tribute to the band on Bandcamp.

Track Listing & Members
1. audiolife - Sealed To Me (04:16)
2. bradsonemanband (Cootie Catcher) - Mix Tape (03:19)
3. UrbanRoyalty - aloC-acoC (04:00)
4. The Archer 07 - Sowing Season (04:36)
5. mka12992 - The Quiet Things That No One Ever Knows (04:25)
6. aoftbsten - Untitled (4:52)
7. Paulb-182 (Wood And Nails) - You Won't Know (04:27)
8. assasiNATE - Moshi Moshi (02:38)
9. The Archer 07 - The Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot (04:36)
10. walshknilb281 - Tautou (02:13)
11. frootloops4u95 - Gasoline (03:49)

Submitted by bradsonemanband
Jason Tate on 06/01/15 - 01:11 PM
Brand New will be playing the Oppikoppi festival in South Africa on August 9th. They've also put up pre-sale for some Texas dates.
Jason Tate on 05/28/15 - 10:17 AM
Brand New's Deja Entendu is only $7.99 on iTunes this week.
Jason Tate on 05/20/15 - 12:44 PM
Brand New posted a photo on Instagram of Jesse recording "Sealed to Me" in their studio last night.
Jason Tate on 05/20/15 - 12:32 PM
Brand New's Deja Entendu coming back to vinyl was enough to shoot the album up 460% on the charts.
Jason Tate on 05/19/15 - 11:04 AM
Brand New have announced a second day of music and beer, this one with Front Bottoms and Kevin Devine. How do I get a brew? I'll totally pay for it.
Jason Tate on 05/13/15 - 11:33 AM
Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, and Kevin Devine will be playing Cooperstown, NY in August. I feel like a gambler standing over a craps table begging the dice to fall ... but instead all I keep repeating is "come on, gimme a tour, gimme that tour ... let's go tour!"
Jason Tate on 05/07/15 - 12:10 PM
O'Brother have been added to Brand New's show in North Carolina this weekend. The band have also asked all attending to bring two cans of non-perishible food to be entered into a raffle to win a signed set-ist.
Jason Tate on 05/06/15 - 11:31 AM
Spenser Milo, writing on The Daily Writ, about Brand New's "Mene" and the expectational bias new music creates.
Now, with context, ďMeneĒ isnít just a song anymore; itís a highly-anticipated monster of a single that, to some fans, fell absolutely flat. Why? Because thereís that hanging suspense thatís set in unrealistic fantasies of what the band can perfectly achieve for every individual fan out there. The song, and now the bandís new album, is plagued with expectational bias.
Jason Tate on 05/04/15 - 12:22 PM
Desaparecidos have been added to Brand New's show in Michigan.
Jason Tate on 05/01/15 - 12:10 PM
Our friends over at Stereogum posted their "Top 10 Brand New Songs" and while most "let's make a list of something" articles being posted up on internet are worthless (ok, this one is pretty worthless too), at least it gives us a chance to argue about something.

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Jason Tate on 04/29/15 - 10:51 AM
Manchester Orchestra brought Jesse Lacey and Kevin Devine on stage last night to perform "Where Have You Been?" with the band. The video is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/29/15 - 10:29 AM
The one benefit of a sea of smartphones at shows? When Jesse Lacey from Brand New forgets the lyrics to "Millstone" he can ask people in the audience to look them up. He's fucked if he wants "Degausser" though.

Submitted by The_Blackout94
Jason Tate on 04/28/15 - 01:09 PM
Brand New have been added to the Summer Ends Festival. Helluva line-up.
Jason Tate on 04/20/15 - 12:05 PM
Brand New's lyric books are up for sale.
Jason Tate on 04/20/15 - 09:11 AM
Hit the replies to see a fan unwrap the Brand New RSD release of Deja Entendu.
Jason Tate on 04/18/15 - 10:42 AM
Reports are coming in from the Brand New show tonight in LA that if you buy any merch the band are giving out what appear to be lyric sheets to the new song "Sealed to Me." You can check a photo out in the replies.

Update: The song was played live tonight as an encore, video in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/15/15 - 08:40 PM
Hit the replies for a video of Brand New performing "Missing You" live at the Filmore last week. This is one of the better versions that contains the reworked bridge and outro (starting at about the 2:08 mark).
Jason Tate on 04/15/15 - 10:54 AM
Brand New have announced some new shows in the UK. Tickets go on sale on Friday.
Jason Tate on 04/15/15 - 10:39 AM
Brand New's "Mene" is now up on iTunes and Rdio. It's still up for streaming as well.
Jason Tate on 04/14/15 - 11:12 AM
Update: You can now stream and download "Mene" over on the band's website (the stream is also in the replies). Guys, the day has finally come.

Brand New will release "Mene" on Wednesday. A clip is on Amazon. Get ready.
Jason Tate on 04/13/15 - 12:07 AM
Update: There's a full video of the song in the replies.

It's actually happening. Brand New opened their set tonight with a new song. We'll keep the first post updated when we get some good videos.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/08/15 - 08:28 PM
On top of Brand New being "brand new," the band is selling their Devil and God lyric book at tonight's show.

Update: They just posted on Instagram that it will be available at shows and "Unlimited printing. Available soon online. Cost: $2. Ebay value: $2."
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/08/15 - 05:40 PM
Oh hey, nothing to see here - Brand New deleted all its Instagram photos and left a new promo photo as the sole survivor. Probably means a new album sometime this year, yeah?
Drew Beringer on 04/08/15 - 05:34 PM
Reports are coming in that Brand New are sending out lyric books!? What!!? Some pictures have started showing up online (they're in the replies) showing everything that was sent out (including the dollar bill coming back). There's also an insert that claims the infamous demos will be released on cassette later this year. So, either this is a very well executed prank that took a lot of time to put together ... or maybe it's happening. Do we have any other confirmations beside this one user yet?

Update: The company that worked on the Shone viral campaign and works on Brand New's website, "The Up Studio," just posted this (mirror) on their Tumblr page.

Update #2: A second source has
Jason Tate on 04/03/15 - 02:02 PM
Brand New's new vinyl pressing of Deja Entendu is now up for pre-order on Amazon.
Jason Tate on 03/24/15 - 10:46 AM
Brand New have announced some more festival dates for this summer. More headlining dates and festival appearances will be coming soon.
Jason Tate on 03/24/15 - 10:41 AM
Raquel Banks talked to Shaun Cooper from Taking Back Sunday for 34th Street.
Itís just part of life, and I donít read the internet except for my Twitter feed, so I donít see what other bands are up to or what other people are saying about our band. Iím a grown-ass man. Iíve got enough going on in my life with my wife and my kid, and Iím just a pretty happy guy. Iím living my dream, so when thereís drama, I donít care or really even give it much of a second thought because it doesnít mean anything. People get all hyped up about stuff on the internet for a couple days, and everyone likes complaining and bitching and moaning and talking shit and at the end of the day, it doesnít change my...
Jason Tate on 03/23/15 - 01:55 PM
Brand New's (scene classic) Deja Entendu is back up for preorder at Triple Crown's Webstore.

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Jason Tate on 03/19/15 - 05:27 PM
Brand New's Deja Entendu vinyl re-pressing went up today. It's already sold out almost everywhere.
Jason Tate on 03/13/15 - 11:28 AM
The entire list containing all of this year's Record Store Day titles have been released. Interesting note within the description for the hotly-anticipated re-issue of Brand New's Deja Entendu: "Housed in a paper bag, Lyric Book Insert, Patch Insert, Sticker Sheet Insert, Download Card." Okay.
Drew Beringer on 03/10/15 - 12:06 PM
Simple Mind's full reworking of Brand New's The Devil and God... can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 03/09/15 - 12:13 PM
Well, the day is finally coming. Brand New will be repressing Deja Entendu on vinyl for Record Store Day with a mass pressing to follow.
Deja Entendu vinyl is finally being re-pressed!! There will be a Record Store Day exclusive on April 18th. This version will be a double LP pressed on 180gram black vinyl, will be limited to 1500 copies and will come in a LIMITED PACKAGING. On May 5th Deja Entendu will be available everywhere, this will also be a double LP pressed on 180 gram black vinyl. More info on pre-order to follow.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/02/15 - 08:59 AM
Taking Back Sunday's Adam Lazzarra, via OC Weekly, which, okay:
When asked about playing a song like "There's No 'I' In Team," which directly references a longstanding feud with the band Brand New (specifically front man/former Taking Back Sunday bassist Jesse Lacey), Lazzara continues to add fuel to the old fire. "I think Jesse Lacey is just a dick," he says. "He just sucks. He's not a good person." Lazzarra goes on, "Who am I to say?", he says. "There's somebody out there that's gonna say I'm not a good person. I don't know."
Thomas Nassiff on 02/27/15 - 01:03 PM
Brand New have announced two new east coast dates. They're in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 10:50 AM
The band Simple Mind is recording a "reimagined" version of Brand New's The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me. Their cover of "Limousine" can be found in the replies, and some info on why they're doing this is up at this interview.
In December of 2013, I caught Brand New for one of their discography shows, as well as their Bell House show in Brooklyn. That show went down in their fanbasesí eyes as one of the best Brand New shows of all time. It was an incredible experience for me as well and I realized that this band was pretty much in my musical DNA. I wanted to delve into their songs and put myself into them, because I felt like they were all a part of me. I also just love the Brand...
Jason Tate on 02/17/15 - 11:53 AM
Hit the replies to hear Jesse Lacey and his wife cover "In Spite of Ourselves" by John Prine.
Jason Tate on 02/15/15 - 10:37 PM
The Weaks have announced they will be opening for Brand New on their upcoming tour.
Jason Tate on 02/05/15 - 11:58 AM
Brand New has announced some more tour dates (some with Circa Survive). They're in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 01/26/15 - 11:53 AM
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