The Internet’s buzzing with Brand New’s first new music in six years. The song, “Mene,” debuted Tuesday with an accompanying video featuring footage from past live shows. The upbeat track is all we have for now, and we assume an announcement from the band is soon to follow.

In honor of the new track, we’re revisiting one of the band’s older hits, plus some of their other favorites.

Most of their shows are sold out, so check out Brand New’s available tour dates below.

  • May 7th @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre in St. Augustine, FL
  • May 8th @ Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, GA
  • May 9th @ Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC
  • May 22nd @ Matrix in Bochum, Germany
  • May 23rd @ Fackelbuhne Stage, Mayfield Derby Festival in Mannheil, Germany
  • May 24th @ Arena in Vienna, Austria
  • May 27th @ Paddock in Madrid, Spain
  • May 28th @ Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain
  • June 29th @ Ralston Arena in Ralston, NE
  • June 30th @ Cabooze Outdoor Plaza in Minneapolis, MN
  • July 1st @ Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI
  • July 2nd @ Jacob’s Pavilion @ Nautica in Cleveland, OH
  • July 30th @ Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills, MI
  • July 31st-August 2nd @ Lollapalooza in Chicago, IL


My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

Between the White Noise

My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.


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Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."


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