The Lawrence Arms finish writing new album

January 27 2013, 3:28 PM EST By Brian Kraus

The Lawrence Arms shared some good news with their fans today. The band have 11 demos in hand for the long-awaited follow up to 2006's Oh! Calcutta!, which will see the studio treatment after the band's Australian dates (wrapping up on March 2). Read the update here:

"Well, well, well, after 7 of the most boring years ever, we are finally back up to speed with this 'making records' shit. We've got 8 demos in the can, we're doing 3 more tonight. That's an album, folks. After Australia, we'll lay it down for you people proper like. Get stoked, turdlets."