Chuck Ragan Premieres “Non Typical” via Rolling Stone; New Album Out 3/25

We couldn’t be more stoked to announce that CHUCK RAGAN‘s highly anticipated new album Till Midnight will be out March 25!

Today, our friends at Rolling Stone are sharing the first new Chuck Ragan song since 2011, an incredibly catchy jam called “Non Typical, which can be streamed right here: http://s1dm.my/chuckRS

We’ll keep you guys posted on the physical pre-order but in the meantime, iTunes digital pre-orders for Till Midnight will be available this coming Tuesday, January 14 via http://s1dm.my/CRitunes

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Here’s what Chuck had to say about the song:

“Tides of emotion, will and love are completely captivating and ever changing.  When love beckons we either run like the wind, go with the flow, settle to make do or work to make better.  Sometimes we connect and sometimes disintegrate.  In any case or any relationship whether typical or not, the ole “this is as good as it gets” attitude simply settles for less.  Just because we’re smitten, recovering or bonded for life doesn’t mean there isn’t any more work to do. We make our own choices to stay, go or heal.  Work a little harder or love a little stronger.  This tune is a message conveying the fact that there’s always a way to build a better now and a better tomorrow.”

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(L-R: Jon Gaunt, Joe Ginsberg, Chuck Ragan, Dave Hidalgo Jr., Todd Beene)

PUP is going to SXSW 2014!

The stoke level around here is high as our newly-signed Toronto-based punks PUP just announced that they’ll be performing at this years SXSW!

An undeniably infectious band with reckless energy oozing from their every pore, PUP will release their debut LP this Spring and are headed overseas next month to perform at NME’s Award Show. Oh and did we mention they were one of Stereogum’s Bands To Watch last year?

If you haven’t already, check out their video for “Reservoir” below:

CATCH PUP ON THE ROAD:

Fri Jan 31 – Canada – Toronto, ON – The Garrison
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Weds Feb 5 – UK – London – NME Awards Show @ The Miller
Thurs Feb 6 – UK – Bristol – Exchange

with Slaves:
Fri Feb 7 – UK – Manchester – Soup Kitchen
Sat Feb 8 – UK – Glasgow – King Tuts
Sun Feb 9 – UK – Birmingham – The Flapper
Mon Feb 10 – UK – Nottingham – Bodega
Tues Feb 11 – UK – Cambridge – The Portland
Weds Feb 12 – UK – Southampton – The Joiners

Restorations announce UK/Europe tour this spring!

Restorations is thrilled to announce they will embark on a headlining tour in UK/Europe this spring. Joining the Philadelphia post-rockers are Australia’s best kept secret The Smith Street Band and Austrian basement punks ASTPAI.

The tour kicks off in the UK on April 15, takes all three bands to Belgium for the 2014 Groezrock Festival on May 2 and wraps up in Switzerland a few weeks later.

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(Poster brilliantly done by Brunofsky.)

Tues 15 Apr – England – Bristol – The Exchange
Weds 16 Apr – England – London – The Windmill
Thurs 17 Apr – England – Manchester – Star & Garter
Fri 18 Apr – Scotland – Glasgow – Audio
Sat 19 Apr – England – Liverpool – Korova Lounge
Sun 20 Apr – Wales – Newport – Le Pub
Mon 21 Apr – England – Cambridge – The Portland Arms
Tues 22 Apr – England – Kingston – Fighting Cocks
Weds 23 Apr – England – London – Old Blue Last
Thurs 24 Apr – England – Southampton – Joiners
Fri 25 Apr – France – Paris – La Miroiterie
Sat 26 Apr – Germany – Bausendorf – Riez Indoor Air
Sun 27 Apr – Germany – Biefeld – AJZ
Mon 28 Apr – Germany – Munster – Cafe Lorenz
Tues 29 Apr – Germany – Frankfurt – 11er Club
Weds 30 Apr – Holland – Hengelo – Innocent
Fri 2 May – Belgium – Meerhout – Groezrock Festival
Mon 5 May – Germany – Hannover – Chez Heinz
Tues 6 May – Germany – Berlin – Cassiopeia
Weds 7 May – Denmark – Copenhagen – UnderWerket
Thurs 8 May – Germany – Hamburg – Hafenklang
Fri 9 May – Germany – Dresden – Rosi’s
Sat 10 May – Germany – Freiburg – White Rabbit
Mon 12 May – Austria – Vienna – B72
Tues 13 May – Austria – Graz – Bang Bang Club
Weds 14 May – Germany – Munich – Sunny Red
Thurs 15 May – Germany – Karlsruhe – Jubez
Fri 16 May – Switzerland – Solothurn – Kofmehl

Visit restorationstheband.com for ticket links and more!