Laura Jane Grace & co. go DIY for their latest preview of Shape Shift With Me.
“What happened to us? What happened to something that never was?” asks Laura Jane Grace in the opening lines to “Crash,” the second single from the upcoming Against Me! album Shape Shift With Me. It’s a question with multiple interpretations — a kiss-off to fans who aren’t enjoying the band’s new sound (some of whom are […]
Laura Jane Grace at the height of her powers.
Laura Jane Grace & co. team up with Adult Swim.
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Against Me! will release Shape Shift With Me, their follow-up to 2014’s excellent Transgender Dysphoria Blues, on September 16. It will arrive a couple months ahead of frontwoman Laura Jane Grace’s highly anticipated memoir, Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist... Continue reading
Laura Jane Grace and co. announce their seventh studio album.
This fall will not only bring Laura Jane Grace’s much-anticipated memoir, but also a brand new Against Me! studio album, their first since 2014’s incredible Transgender Dysphoria Blues, which we named one of the best of the year. Our first taste of Shape Shift With Me is “333,” which sees Laura Jane Grace yelling, “All […]
Punk: anarchy, class warfare, contempt for political institutions, right? Not quite, maaaan. Punk rock, like all youth subcultures, possessed myriad internal contradictions. It decried racism (as did Joe Strummer of the Clash) whilst some of its proponents (like Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols) wore swastika T-shirts. It angrily scorned the upper classes […]
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The punk rocker stopped by Pandora to talk about her autobiography and upcoming album.
The horrific shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead and numerous others injured early Sunday morning was the latest tragedy in a trying past few months for the LGBT community. This election year has sparked a rise in homophobic and transphobic rhetoric, and states...
This past weekend, Orlando suffered the worst mass shooting in American history. And even before that, in the very same city, The Voice singer Christina Grimmie was murdered at her own show. Both killings, completely unconnected, were done with guns, and both were in nightclubs. As a visibly out trans person, Against Me! frontwoman Laura […]
The Florida-born Against Me! artist spoke to Rolling Stone following the tragedy at Pulse nightclub.
Following Sunday's shooting in Orlando that left 50 dead and dozens in critical condition, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace, who grew up and lived in Florida, spoke with Rolling Stone about the hatred and fear that has seeped into our culture and why we need better gun control laws in...
This is Laura Jane Great! Against Me! is one of the most popular bands in punk rock, and they just so happen to have a transgender woman as their lead singer. While that fact doesn't usually factor in when they're deciding on tour dates, the current anti-transgender attitude in North Carolina forced Laura Jane Grace to actively [...]
Against Me! performed in Durham, North Carolina last week despite the fact that many musicians — including Bruce Springsteen, Maroon 5, Pearl Jam, and many others — are boycotting the state over the discriminatory HB2 bathroom legislation. But back in April, Laura Jane Grace, who is trans, announced that Against Me! would play their scheduled […]
As told to New York Magazine senior editor Jesse Singal. Original photography by New York Magazine photographer Konstantin Sergeyev. I didn’t even think twice about performing in North Carolina two weeks ago, on Sunday, May 15, in Durham. I'm not a resident of North Carolina, but I do work in the ... More »