Tyler Oleson, drummer for Modern Life Is War, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly leading Marshalltown, IA, police on a short chase which caused a collision with a squad car. Oleson was initially charged with alluding criminal mischief in the second degree for intentionally slamming on his brakes; aggravated assault for trying to run an officer off the road; and OWI first offense. The investigation is ongoing. The band will not be cancelling or postponing any of its upcoming shows.
The incident began Saturday night when Oleson, who was driving alongside a marked patrol car on Center Street, “basically flipped off the officer,” said Marshalltown police Sgt. Melinda Ruopp. The officer...
A few weeks ago, Modern Life Is War played an unreal set at the This Is Hardcore Fest in Philadelphia. In the replies, you'll find video of the full set. Watch it - it'll make you a better person. The band's new album, Fever Hunting, hits stores on September 3rd and is available for pre-order.
And sometimes it’s not easy to be that person who’s like ‘No, I don’t know anything about celebrity gossip and no, I didn’t watch that TV show last week. But I just got this new record and these lyrics on it are really important to me. Or I just discovered this artist, I really like the work they do and it’s really meaningful to me in this way.’
You can stream Modern Life Is War's stellar new album, Fever Hunting, in its entirety over at Pitchfork. You can also pre-order the album here via Deathwish. A free download of the album comes immediately with each pre-order as well.
Modern Life Is War have announced a handful of record release shows in October, along with its appearance at August's This Is Hardcore Fest in Philadelphia. These are the band's first shows in almost six years. You can view the dates in the replies. The band's spectacular new album, Fever Hunting, is in stores September 3rd.
Modern Life Is War will release their new album, Fever Hunting, on September 3rd via Deathwish. Check out the track listing and album art below.
01) Old Fears, New Frontiers
02) Health, Weath, & Peace
03) Chasing My Tail
04) Media Cunt
05) Blind Are Breeding
06) Fever Hunting
07) Dark Water
08) Brothers In Arms Forever
10) Cracked Sidewalk Surfer
11) Find a Way
Modern Life Is War have completed work on their forthcoming album, Midnight In America (out August 21st through Equal Vision), with producer J. Robbins (Against Me!, Murder By Death). The band will be touring this summer with He Is Legend and Maylene & The Sons of Disaster. They will be joined by House of Fools on the first half of the tour, and Paulson on the second. Expect Modern Life Is War to be carrying a two-song sampler of Midnight In America on the road with them featuring the songs "Stagger Lee" and "The Motorcycle Boy Reigns" from the new album.
Modern Life Is War has signed with Equal Vision Records. After their upcoming February tour dates, the band will be in the studio with producer J. Robbins (Against Me!, Texas Is The Reason) to lay down some tracks for their new album.