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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 - 09:05 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 10/15/14 - 12:22 AM
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 - 10:08 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 - 02:44 PM
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! is currently tracking guitars.
Jason Tate on 10/06/14 - 12:08 PM
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 - 12:02 PM
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.
Show ReviewsAgainst Me!, Jimmy Eat World, and The Gaslight Anthem [Photos] (Anthony Sorendino)
Staff InterviewsSenses Fail (Part Two) (Jake Denning)
Anthony Sorendino on 09/26/14 - 08:49 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 - 11:55 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 - 12:08 PM
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 - 11:47 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 - 11:39 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 - 10:39 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 - 03:53 PM
Hit the replies to see two acoustic songs and a video interview with Against Me!.
Jason Tate on 09/03/14 - 11:41 AM
A trailer for the upcoming AOL documentary True Trans With Laura Jane Grace has appeared on Time.
Jason Tate on 09/02/14 - 10:50 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 - 07:59 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 - 11:32 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 - 11:20 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 - 03:23 PM
Against Me! have announced some new UK dates for November. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/24/14 - 12:26 PM
Hit the replies for a new performance video for "Black Me Out" by Against Me!.
Jason Tate on 07/21/14 - 01:15 PM
Against Me! have announced new August tour dates with Creepoid. Check them out in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/30/14 - 05:30 PM
Hit the replies to check out an acoustic rendition of Against Me!'s "Dead Friend."
Jason Tate on 06/26/14 - 11:15 PM
You can watch Against Me!'s new NSFW video for "Drinking With The Jocks" in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 06/19/14 - 10:36 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 - 04:26 PM
Against Me! have announced their new tour dates.
Jason Tate on 06/11/14 - 12:02 PM
Against Me!'s b-side "500 Years" is now streaming on Rdio. It's also in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:23 PM
Against Me! will be touring in July and August with Jenny Owen Youngs and Creepoid. Dates are coming soon.

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Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 01:52 PM
Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace and Tegan and Sara will be appearing on Logo TV's "Trailblazers" special -- an hour-long program that honors pioneers in the fight for LGBT rights.
Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 01:02 PM
Jason Tate on 05/29/14 - 11:06 AM
Win Butler of Arcade Fire and David Wilson (the director of "We Exist"), have discussed Against Me! frontwomen Laura Jane Grace's recent criticism of the video in an interview with The Advocate.
“Once something gets on the Internet, it works its way into people’s lives in a way that I think is pretty powerful. For a gay kid in Jamaica to see the actor who played Spider-Man in that role is pretty damn powerful, in my opinion. … There was just so much thought and love that went into the video I don’t personally see it as negative.”

Laura has also written some thoughts on Twitter to the article:
this article is hella problematic. To start with there's the fact that Win says "he" and...
Jason Tate on 05/24/14 - 10:02 PM
Check out a video interview with Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace for MSNBC.
“I think that coming out has made me a lot better of a person. It’s made me less of a stressed out person because I don’t have to compartmentalize my life. And just realizing in a lot of ways that you shouldn’t underestimate people and that people will be there to support you and really can surprise you in life,” she said.
Jason Tate on 05/23/14 - 04:20 PM
Against Me! will be playing a free show for Toronto's Trans* Pride March on June 27th.

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Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 02:29 PM
I was wondering if anyone was going to comment on this after we posted the video for Arcade Fire's "We Exist" -- but I never really saw anything pop-up. Then, this morning I saw this Tweet from Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace: "Dear arcadefire, maybe when making a video for a song called "We Exist" you should get an actual "Trans" actor instead of Spider-Man?"
Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 11:23 AM
Check the replies for a video of a 7th grader interviewing Against Me!.

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Jason Tate on 05/15/14 - 11:45 AM
Against Me!'s The Disco Before The Breakdown 7" has a new pressing available from No Idea Records.
Jason Tate on 05/12/14 - 12:28 PM
At tonight's Against Me! show in Detroit, Laura Jane told the crowd that they were recording shows on their current tour for an upcoming live album.

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Jason Tate on 05/12/14 - 11:44 AM
You can check out a full video of the Against Me! after party/secret show at Saint Vitus in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/06/14 - 11:52 AM
Atom Willard, current drummer for Against Me!, sat down with our friends PunkNews.org and there's a lot of great new information in the interview.
There have been a couple times when I thought, "This is it!" Like with Angels and Airwaves, I thought it was the best thing. We had the greatest time and all got along, but circumstances changed when Tom [Delonge] started back up with Blink [182] again and the whole thing took a different turn. So it's all of those things that have motivated me to move on. I'm just an idealist, I guess.
Jason Tate on 05/06/14 - 01:03 AM
Laura Jane Grace's new show "So Much More" will be an AOL Original -- the trailer looks great.
Jason Tate on 04/29/14 - 06:29 PM
When Against Me! came through Winnipeg on Tuesday I had the opportunity to interview Laura Jane Grace about the band's latest record Transgender Dysphoria Blues.
I feel confident saying we’re a better band than we’ve been before, live especially, which is important. I don’t want to feel like we’re starting to not be as good as we used to be.
Deborah Remus on 04/04/14 - 10:43 AM
Album Reviews
View this review.Transgender Dysphoria Blues
By Drew Beringer
Staff Review
View this review.White Crosses
By Chris Fallon
Interviews
View this review.Against Me!
By Deborah Remus

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