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Another new interview with Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!), this one from Bailey Lions at The Music, touches on a few topics I haven't seen written about yet. I think it's worth the read. Also, I have seen some people asking questions in the forums like, "what name should I use and when?" This little "etiquette guide" was linked in a post Laura posted on Twitter, and I think it's a really good resource for those looking to educate themselves on some questions maybe you're too afraid to ask. Read it, bookmark it, share it with others -- and most of all be open to learning and educating yourself on the topic.
Grace goes on to detail one such recent situation, the words tumbling out of her...
Jason Tate on 01/15/14 - 12:53 PM
Grantland's Steven Hyden has written a great article on Against Me!'s latest release (which, if you have been living under a rock, is streaming here).
“The record almost fucking killed the band,” Grace told me two weeks ago as we sat backstage before a concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “It was me and James who finished the record at the most depressing studio you’ve ever been in in your life in Valdosta, Georgia. The walls were all painted black. And, literally, the engineer had a gun strapped to his belt the whole time. It was just, like, the end. It was fucking weird.”
Jason Tate on 01/14/14 - 11:04 AM
You can now stream the new Against Me! album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, on NPR.
Jason Tate on 01/12/14 - 08:23 PM
You can listen to the album version of Against Me!'s "Black Me Out" over here. The band will release Transgender Dysphoria Blues on January 21st.
Deborah Remus on 12/19/13 - 09:08 AM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! sat down with Paris Lees of NME for a lengthy interview. Also, I posted my first impressions of the band's new album on my blog.
Discussing her own personal happiness one year into the transition, Grace says: "I have issues in my life which aren't related to being trans. Whether that's dealing with alcoholism or drug abuse or manic depressiveness, it's not as simple as coming out and then the world is all roses." Similarly, Grace does not want to be seen as a spokesperson for transgender issues: "It's like my psychiatrist says, 'Just because you're diagnosed with cancer doesn't mean you're an authority on cancer'."
Jason Tate on 12/16/13 - 06:51 PM
Against Me! will be touring through the States with The Sidekicks and The Shondes. Dates are in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 12/03/13 - 01:17 PM
Pre-orders are now up for Against Me!'s new album.
Jason Tate on 11/18/13 - 03:01 PM
You can stream Against Me!'s new song "FUCKMYLIFE666" in the replies. The track is off the band's upcoming album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues which is set to be released on January 21st.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/12/13 - 11:33 AM
Amazon is streaming clips from the new Against Me! record. Transgender Dysphoria Blues will be released on January 21st. The record is also up for pre-order via iTunes and you can purchase "Fuckmylife666" right now.
Deborah Remus on 11/10/13 - 07:12 PM
Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) posted that Faction/Sirius is going to "premier a song from Transgender Dysphoria Blues tomorrow."
Jason Tate on 11/07/13 - 07:09 PM
Laura Jane Grace has posted some clips of the upcoming Against Me! album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, on her Instagram page. All those links are in the replies.

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Update: Looks like they've been taken down now.
Jason Tate on 10/24/13 - 10:50 AM
We've known the title for over a year now, but Against Me! made it official this morning, announcing that their new album will be called Transgender Dysphoria Blues and will be released January 21, 2014. Hit the replies to check out the totally bizarre album art and the track listing.
Chris Collum on 10/24/13 - 08:51 AM
theHell (Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio and Atom Willard of Against Me!) have released a new EP titled Southern Medicine today. You can grab it on vinyl, iTunes or Amazon. Check out a teaser video in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/08/13 - 02:27 PM
Against Me!'s new album will be released next year.
Yes. It’s done. It’s mastered. We’re finishing artwork. It’s hard to keep in perspective that, “Okay, the time will go quick [before we release it].” There’s a part of me that’s just like, “Put it on the Internet now. Let’s go!” Because the recording process took so long, I feel like we’re those runners at the end of a marathon collapsing as they come across the finish line. Their legs are giving out underneath them, they’re vomiting everywhere, and they’re just wrecks.
Jason Tate on 09/23/13 - 02:46 PM
According to Laura Jane Grace's (Against Me!) Twitter account, she recently had five guitars stolen from her. The guitars are described as: Ric 4001 Bass, A Ric 360, A black on black tele, a blue Jazzmaster and a '76 blonde P-Bass. She has asked anyone with any information on the stolen guitars to contact her via her twitter account.
Jason Tate on 09/13/13 - 01:03 PM
We recently interviewed ex-Against Me! bassist Andrew Seward about this newest musical project, which happens to be a band called Human Parts. The group is officially releasing it's self-titled debut next week on September 10th.
When I parted ways with Against Me! I kind of started working all day and when I’d come home my whole goal was to not just become a sloth and play video games or stuff like that. I wanted to be a good father and partner and just be creative whenever I could. And that’s what I did, I just started focusing and using my spare time to record.
Deborah Remus on 09/03/13 - 11:34 AM
Looks like Atom Willard has officially joined Against Me!.

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Jason Tate on 07/31/13 - 11:42 AM
Hesitation Wounds (featuring Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré, Neeraj Kane of The Hope Conspiracy, Jay Weinberg formerly of Against Me! and Stephen LaCour formerly of Trap Them) have announced its first three shows as a band. Check out the dates and locations in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 07/17/13 - 01:23 AM
Against Me!'s new EP, True Trans EP, is up for free download for a limited time.

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Jason Tate on 07/15/13 - 02:34 PM
Laura Jane Grace from Against Me! will be playing a handful of solo shows in August where she will be playing songs from Transgender Dysphoria Blues. Dates are in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/03/13 - 06:11 PM
Against Me! have finished tracking Transgender Dysphoria Blues.
Deborah Remus on 06/24/13 - 10:58 AM
Against Me! bassist Andrew Seward is no longer in the band.
I’ve left AM!. No drama here. I reached a point where I need to focus on other things. Respect to Laura and James. The last 10 years ruled. -Andrew
It’s been an honor and privilege to stand on stage with Andrew for the past 10 years. I am sad to see him go, but I wish nothing but the best for him moving forward. – James
It’s heartbreaking to know that Andrew won’t be standing next to me out on stage the next time I stand upon one. I realize that at this point there’s a possibility that it may look pretty ridiculous to carry on playing under the name Against Me! If I didn’t feel like I had something that I really...
Deborah Remus on 05/02/13 - 10:03 AM
Watch a brand new Joan Jett and the Blackhearts song titled "Soulmates to Strangers" in the replies. It was written for Joan Jett by Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!), and she joins the band onstage in their first time performing it live.
Dre Okorley on 04/14/13 - 10:58 AM
Cosmopolitan has posted a pretty great article about Laura Jane Grace's (Against Me!) first year as a woman.
Drew Beringer on 04/09/13 - 11:31 AM
Against Me! is canceling all its upcoming tour dates with Bad Religion and Polar Bear Club. You can read the band's statement in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/04/13 - 12:11 PM
Jeremy Bolm (Touché Amoré), Neeraj Kane (The Hope Conspiracy), Jay Weinberg (ex-Against Me!) and Stephen LaCour (ex-Trap Them) have formed a new band called Hesitation Wounds. Their self-titled 7" will be out soon on Secret Voice Records. Stream one of the tracks, "A. Smith (Death of a Teenager)," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/18/13 - 06:51 PM
Against Me! have begun recording their new album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues.
Jason Tate on 02/05/13 - 11:25 AM
Bad Religion, Against Me! and Polar Bear Club will be touring together in March and April. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/15/13 - 12:26 PM
In an interview with Propagandhi's Chris Hannah, Laura Jane Grace from Against Me! confirmed that Transgender Dysphoria Blues is almost finished and should be released in April or May. Listen to the entire podcast here.
Deborah Remus on 01/03/13 - 01:47 PM
Atom Willard (Angels and Airwaves, Rocket from the Crypt) is the new drummer for Against Me!

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Jason Tate on 01/02/13 - 11:07 AM
Ryan Russell has posted a video playlist of his favorite Nervous Energies sessions from 2012. After the favorites--which include Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Kevin Devine playing a Miracle of '86 song, Peelander-Z acting really weird and Basement in what was their last session--are two new videos that weren't released earlier this year. The two new ones are Cory Branan covering Big Star and White Wives covering Neutral Milk Hotel.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/26/12 - 01:02 PM
MTV's "House of Style" met up with Laura Jane Grace to talk fashion, beauty tips and what life is like as a transgender woman.
Jason Tate on 12/20/12 - 12:16 PM
Jay Weinberg has left as the drummer of Against Me!
Thomas Nassiff on 12/18/12 - 09:18 AM
A Nervous Energies session with Fake Problems can be seen in the replies. They play a brand-new song called "16" along with "How Far Our Bodies Go" with help from Against Me! and Water Tower.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/06/12 - 08:32 AM
You can watch Against Me! perform "Transgender Dysphoria Blues," "Cliché Guevara" and "Teenage Anarchist" live at FYF Fest in the replies. The footage comes courtesy of Light and Noise TV.
Adam Pfleider on 11/19/12 - 12:16 PM
We'd like to wish a happy birthday to one of our favorite musicians, Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!)! We should all chip in and help pay for her potential reconstructive dental surgery.

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Drew Beringer on 11/08/12 - 12:29 PM
Blake Schwarzenbach (Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil) has a new project entitled Forgetters, which also features Kevin Mahon (Against Me!) on drums. They will release their debut self-titled record on November 13th.

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Jason Tate on 10/22/12 - 08:17 AM
Photographer Ryan Russell, known for his work with Paramore, Against Me! and more, is currently offering 20% off all orders in his webstore when using the checkout code "ilikeburritos".
Jake Denning on 09/20/12 - 11:31 AM
The Guardian recently sat down with Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!) for an in-depth interview.
From the ArticleIt's a feeling of great existential dread. Peripherally, being aware of the way you are in your body and feeling cognisant of the fact that I'm male – like looking down and seeing male features – and feeling, internally, 'but I'm not'. You feel a detachment, and you feel hyper-aware of everything that's around you. Then, at the same time, you feel extreme feelings of shame and guilt and confusion, so that all works into a nice little cocktail in your head.

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Jason Tate on 07/26/12 - 12:13 PM
Fun Fun Fun Fest has just leaked more acts playing the festival in Austin, TX: Against Me!, Danny Brown, Tomahawk, David Cross, and Bob Mould.

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Dre Okorley on 06/30/12 - 03:15 PM
MTV's video interview with Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace can be found here.
Jason Tate on 06/19/12 - 09:23 AM
Check out clips of Laura Jane Grace's first video interview here -- full thing will be up tomorrow on MTV.
Jason Tate on 06/18/12 - 08:02 PM
Joan Jett joined Against Me! on stage to cover The Replacements' "Androgynous." A video of the cover is in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 06/10/12 - 08:08 PM
Punks in Vegas have posted a new recording of Laura Jane Grace's Punk Rock Bowling performance of "Walking Is Still Honest" -- check the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/01/12 - 12:21 PM
Check the replies to watch Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace performing the new song "Transgender Dysphoria Blues."

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Jason Tate on 05/31/12 - 11:03 AM
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