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Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers released a new song—plus, don’t miss TWIN XL’s debut song. Check out the news you might have missed today below!

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1. Basement share new music video

Basement released a new music video for “Be Here Now.” The track is off their upcoming album Beside Myself, out tomorrow via Fueled by Ramen. Basement are also currently on tour and will embark on their U.K. headline tour in November. A full list of tour dates can be found below with tickets available now on the band’s website.

U.S. dates:
10/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hi Hat (sold out)
10/13 – Fresno, CA @ Strummer’s
10/14 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones
10/15 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
10/17 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s
10/18 – Portland, OR @ Paris Theater

U.K. dates:
11/16 – Manchester, UK @ Club Academy
11/17 – Leeds, UK @ Stylus
11/18 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage
11/20 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institute2
11/21 – Southampton, UK @ 1865
11/22 – London, UK @ O2 Forum
11/23 – Bristol, UK @ SWX

2. Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers release new song

Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers dropped their second single titled “The Airplane Song.” Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers feature Grace and Atom Willard of Against Me!. Their debut album, Bought To Rot, is out Nov. 9. In addition, the band are on tour through November.

Dates:
11/02 – Rock Island, IL @ Rock Island Brewing Company
11/03 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Hi-Fi
11/04 – Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
11/05 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
11/08 – Chicago, IL @ The Hideout (Sold Out)
11/18 – Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge (Sold Out)
11/29 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Lounge

3. Illiterates release new video, “Owl Commander”

Southern gothic band illiterates released a music video for “Owl Commander.” The song and video are a tribute to the late Meghan Galbraith, lead vocalist/guitarist for Chicago queer-punk band 8 Inch Betsy. Galbraith was a friend of frontman Steve Albertson’s. “Owl Commander” is featured on illiterates’ Makeout Mountain, out now.

4. Slipknot’s Jay Weinberg hosts one-night charity show

Slipknot drummer Jay Weinberg is hosting a one-night-only covers show in Nashville Oct. 16. Proceeds from the show will benefit Weinberg’s charity Buddies On The Beat. The nonprofit creates one-to-one friendships, employment opportunities and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Some other artists who will perform at the charity event include Pete Parada of the Offspring, Dane Poppin of Dashboard Confessional and more. You can buy tickets now via Basement East.

5. Hold Close announce new album, release first single

Hold Close will release their album Time Jan. 18, 2019 via Hopeless Records. To celebrate the announcement, they’ve released the album’s first single “Breath.” Time will be the band’s first full-length record and is available for preorder now. You can also catch the band on tour this fall.

Dates:
10/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy Theatre
10/16 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
10/19 – San Antonio, TX @ Alamo City Music Hall
10/20 – Houston, TX @ The Secret Group
10/21 – Dallas, TX @ RBC
10/23 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
10/01 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Shakas Live
11/02 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
11/03 – College Park, MD @ MilkBoy ArtHouse
11/06 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
11/11 – Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
11/13 – Denver, CO @ The Oriental Theater
11/14 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
11/16 – Seattle, WA @ Funhouse
11/18 – Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver

6. TWIN XL release new single

Ex-the Summer Set members Stephen and John Gomez launched their new project TWIN XL with Nekokat’s Cameron Walker-Wright. The trio just released their first song “Good,” and the accompanying video is inspired by the movie Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. You can stream/download the track here.