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 - 01:29 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
Chuck Ragan from Hot Water Music was recently interviewed about Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace.
From the InterviewIn all seriousness, I felt really honored to be a part of a community that was so open-minded supporting people doing things out of the norm, because when I was a kid, that’s what punk was all about. It was a mind-set, about you being exactly who you wanted to be, no matter what your school or your parents or the church said.

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Thomas Nassiff on 05/28/12 - 10:11 AM
In case you didn't catch it from the news we posted about Tom Gabel's live debut as Laura Jane Grace at Against Me!'s show in San Diego, the band's new record will be called Transgender Dysphoria Blues. The group played six new songs at the show. In the Rolling Stone article about Laura's transformation, there was a mention that writing for this new record begun quite a while ago.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/27/12 - 10:34 AM
Against Me! singer-guitarist Tom Gabel made her live debut as Laura Jane Grace on Friday, performing with the band under her new name for the first time.
From the ArticleCharging through a 40-minute set at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay in San Diego – the first stop in a month-long U.S. tour with British rockers the Cult – the quartet played six new songs, including the rollicking anthem "Transgender Dysphoria Blues," the title track of an album they're working on. Decked out in a loose-fitting black tank top, tight black jeans and black eye shadow, Grace was in high spirits as she delivered her trademark, throat-shredding screams.
Jason Tate on 05/26/12 - 04:26 PM
Today the new Rolling Stone hits shelves -- it's the one with the full article on Tom Gabel's recent news. Seeing as it's the first issue of the magazine I've actively wanted to seek out in years ... I figured I wouldn't be the only one. So, with that I'm opening up a thread here on the homepage for people that have picked up the magazine to talk about it, share thoughts, insights, and whatnot. As soon as I can get my ass to the store, I'll be joining in with my thoughts.
Jason Tate on 05/11/12 - 09:57 AM
Against Me! will continue to make music, as Tom Gabel undergoes her transition to Laura Jane Grace.
From the Article"However fierce our band was in the past, imagine me, six-foot-two, in heels, f---ing screaming into someone's face."
Jake Denning on 05/10/12 - 09:53 PM
As the news about Against Me!'s Tom Gabel has spread around the punk community, all of us have had some sort of reaction and response to it. We'd like to thank our users for a polite and respectful discussion on the matter. Another human's personal decision, no matter how many great punk songs they wrote, should be made with the purpose of making them happy and comfortable in their own life and in their own skin. No decision like this should inspire hate and bigotry, and we're happy to be seeing very little of that in our community last night and today. A lot of musicians and industry folk have expressed their own opinions and support, and we've decided to collect some of them. We'd like...
Thomas Nassiff on 05/09/12 - 09:14 AM
It has just come to our attention that Rolling Stone will be publishing an article on May 24th detailing how Tom Gabel, frontman and lead singer to Against Me! will be undergoing a sex change. This is literally breaking right now, so give me a second as I put together the facts and update this post with the information that comes in.

Update: Gabel says his new name will be Laura Jane Grace. He says he's not attracted to men and will still be married to his wife. They have a 2-year-old daughter.

Update #2: Some pictures of the upcoming article are online, check them out here. The full article is in the May 24th issue of the magazine.

Update #3: This goes without saying, but...
Jason Tate on 05/08/12 - 06:46 PM
Check out Tom Gabel performing a brand-new Against Me! song for Nervous Energies in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/26/12 - 11:48 AM
Against Me! have begun tracking their new album.
Jason Tate on 02/13/12 - 12:48 PM
Chuck Ragan, Dan Andriano, Cory Branan, Tommy Gabel, Nathaniel Rateliff and other special guests will be on this year's Revival Tour. The dates are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 02/02/12 - 02:38 PM
You can watch live performances from Against Me! and Forever Came Calling tonight from 11 PM EST to 2 AM EST here. The performances are in celebration of the screening of No Room For Rock Stars; The Vans Warped Tour at the Sundance Film Festival.
Christian Wagner on 01/22/12 - 01:45 PM
The MusInk Festival, a music and tattoo convention, will be held on March 2-4 at the OC Fair. Featured acts include Tiger Army on the first night, New Found Glory and Yellowcard on the second, and Against Me! on the final night.
Dre Okorley on 01/14/12 - 09:15 PM
Watch members of Blink 182, A Day to Remember, Against Me, NOFX, Hawthorne Heights, and more recite A Visit From St. Nicholas here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/13/11 - 12:43 PM
Tom Gabel has revealed that Against Me! is ready to start working on a new album.
Deborah Remus on 11/29/11 - 07:58 PM
Watch Against Me! perform acoustic renditions of "Because of the Shame" and "I Was A Teenage Anarchist" on the Exclaim! Lower Deck here.

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Dre Okorley on 08/26/11 - 05:25 PM
You can read about last night's Blink-182 show featuring Rancid and Against Me! here.
Deborah Remus on 08/26/11 - 09:51 AM
Against Me!'s Nervous Energies session, where the band covers The Clash's "Janie Jones," can be seen in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/25/11 - 11:42 AM
Against Me! recently covered The Clash for A.V. Undercover. Head here to watch the performance of "Janie Jones."

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Matthew Tsai on 08/17/11 - 01:13 PM
Against Me!'s music video for "Because of the Shame" can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 07/11/11 - 09:27 AM
Cheap Girls are currently writing songs for their third record, which is set to be released early next year. Tom Gabel from Against Me! will be producing.
Deborah Remus on 06/21/11 - 12:06 PM
Frank Turner has announced that Against Me! and Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo will support him on his UK tour in November. Dates can be found in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 06/21/11 - 08:49 AM
Against Me! will re-release of their fifth full-length album, White Crosses, in two parts, White Crosses and Black Crosses. The reissue will be the first release on the band's newly launched record label, Total Treble Music. This reissue is a 28-track collection that includes the original 10-song album with four bonus tracks, all produced by Butch Vig and mixed by Alan Moulder. The second half, Black Crosses, is a collection of alternate versions and unreleased songs. Of the 14 self-produced Black Crosses songs, nine were recorded with drummer Warren Oakes at Goldentone Studios in Gainesville, FL, shortly before he departed the band in Spring 2009. The other five acoustic songs...
Jason Tate on 06/20/11 - 09:48 AM
Watch a new interview with Tom Gabel (Against Me!) in the replies where he discusses forming the band's own label, Total Treble Music.
Christian Wagner on 06/07/11 - 05:10 PM
A new Against Me! song called "Russian Spies" can be heard here.
Deborah Remus on 06/07/11 - 10:30 AM
Against Me! are streaming a song from Total Clarity every day until the whole record is streaming on May 21. Listen to the first track here.
Deborah Remus on 05/16/11 - 03:14 PM
Against Me! will release a 7" titled Russian Spies/Occult Enemies through Sabot Productions on June 14.
Deborah Remus on 04/25/11 - 12:59 PM
Against Me! confirm a new EP here.

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Matthew Tsai on 04/06/11 - 10:50 AM
The Vans Warped Tour announced that A Day to Remember, Against Me!, Gym Class Heroes and more will be playing the main stage. Head to the replies to see the full list.

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Deborah Remus on 03/25/11 - 10:02 PM
Against Me and Parkway Drive will be on Rock The Walls on Idobi Radio from 8-10 PM EST.
Christian Wagner on 03/05/11 - 02:47 PM
The first batch of bands for the Fest 10 can be found here. Hot Water Music, Against Me! and Less Than Jake are just some of the many ones that are already confirmed.
Deborah Remus on 02/25/11 - 03:20 PM
Against Me!'s music video for "Spanish Moss" can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 02/23/11 - 10:20 AM
Tom Gabel of Against Me! will be playing in Madison, WI on Monday alongside Tom Morello and others. Details are in the replies.

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Deborah Remus on 02/19/11 - 11:44 PM
Against Me! will release Total Clarity on May 24th through Fat Wreck Chords. The record is a collection of demos and unreleased songs back from when the band was working on Searching For a Former Clarity.
Deborah Remus on 02/14/11 - 11:03 AM
Against Me! recently did a Switchboard Session and it can be found here.
Deborah Remus on 02/05/11 - 11:50 PM
In a new interview, Against Me! said they plan to have a new EP/7" out by the end of the year.

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Blake Solomon on 02/02/11 - 09:04 AM
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