The Vaccines – Come Of Age

The Vaccines Album Cover

Most criticism surrounding The Vaccines usually revolves around the notion that their sound is business-as-usual for garage-influenced Brit pop, another band trying to fill the void left when The Libertines exited the scene. Their first record, What Did You Expect From The Vaccines, was ironically exactly what I expected from The Vaccines: a well-executed but less edgy version of [...]

The Vaccines Cover Wire, Nick Lowe, Jonathan Richman and ABBA on Free EP

The Vaccines

The Vaccines cover rock classics in hotel rooms for your pleasure Smoking hot Brit rock and rollers The Vaccines have released another EP for free download on their website in advance of the band’s upcoming sophomore record.  The EP, titled Please, Please Do Not Disturb, is a covers collection recorded in hotel rooms across Eastern [...]

The Vaccines Announce “Teenage Icon” As First Single, Release Video

The Vaccines

Today UK indie rockers The Vaccines released their video for “Teenage Icon,” the devilishly poppy first single off their upcoming sophomore effort The Vaccines Come of Age. Crammed in an elevator in this performance video, The Vaccines travel back into time and become their former, adolescent selves and then literally “come of age” to grow [...]

The Vaccines Announce Free EP and Intimate London Gig


London indie-rockers, The Vaccines, today announced the band’s plans to release a free EP consisting of three live takes from their recent headline show at the Brighton Centre. The EP is available to download from vaccinesep.com now. The EP features live versions of the quartet’s most recent single, Tiger Blood, as well as fan favourite, [...]

Listen: The Vaccines release debut single “No Hope”


UK-based band The Vaccines aired their first single, “No Hope,” off their sophomore record The Vaccines Come of Age.  The album will be released through Columbia on September 3rd. For the album, the band teamed up with famed producer Ethan Johns, who has worked with the likes of Ryan Adams and Kings of Leon.  Singer Justin Young has promised that their distinct [...]

The Vaccines to Head to the Studio in March


  Speaking to the NME, the Vaccines have announced that they will start work on recording their follow up to ‘What Did You Expect From the Vaccines’ in March, and have promised the album will be released by the end of the year, claiming it will ‘definitely’ be finished. Ethan Johns is due to produce [...]

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Janey Criss Assistant Editor Artist: Destroyer Album: Kaputt Comments: This is the most Eighties-sounding record I’ve heard all year. It’s got modern production tidbits, yes, but they do what modern technology is supposed to – replicate analog devices, less the noise that they sometimes bring. These nine songs are so damn chill-pop. It’s the same [...]

Noel Gallagher and Elbow Confirmed For Isle of Wight 2012

In news from their respective official websites, both Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Elbow will be joining an already confirmed Bruce Springsteen at 2012′s Isle of Wight music festival. Elbow will be taking to the main stage on Friday 22nd June, whereas Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be special guests to headliners Bruce [...]