Posted in music | tour dates on November 16, 2012

Iceage at LPR, July 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro // BBG)
Iceage

Iceage have announced that Matador will release their new LP on February 19th (it comes out on Escho in Denmark). So far no other details have been announced, but congrats to the Danish boys who released their 2011 album New Brigade internationally via What's Your Rupture?.

In other news, related band Lower will release their new 7" Someone's Got It in for Me" b/w "But There Has to Be More" on 11/20. Check out a stream of the b-side below and order yours via 540 Records.

Iceage is currently gearing up to play dates in the UK, and will team with Lower in their native Denmark. All tour dates and a stream of their 2011 LP is below.

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Iceage - Youre Blessed

Iceage - 2012 Tour Dates
Nov. 21 - Belfast, UK @ Limelight
Nov. 22 - Dublin, IRL @ Academy 2
Nov. 23 - Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
Nov. 24 - Edinburgh, UK @ The Third Door
Nov. 25 - York, UK @ Stereo
Nov. 26 - Wrexham, UK @ Central Station
Nov. 27 - Nottingham, UK @ Bodega
Nov. 28 - Bristol, UK @ Croft
Nov. 29 - London, UK @ Hoxton Bar and Kitchen
Nov 30. - Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store
Dec. 1 - Oxford, UK @ Cellar
Dec. 14 - Copenhagen, DK @ Mayhem w/ Lower
Dec. 15 - Arhus, DK @ Splab w/ Lower

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Comments (17)

Another triumph of hype over substance. A lazy A&R person at Matador believed what he read on Stereogum instead of actually listening to the band. Remember when they were all the buzz at CMJ a couple of years back, and then everyone saw them and they sucked.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 11:04 AM


When do we hear about Death Grips signing to Matador?

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 11:09 AM

ill take Iceage over Dan Deacon any day

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 11:23 AM

@11:04: seriously, without blogs like sterogum, matador would've never signed cat power, yo la tengo, guided by voices, pavement, blues explosion--shit, even chain gang. thanks for dropping the knowledge.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 11:44 AM

You guys are just fucking jealous.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 12:03 PM

Matador started because of Stereogum. Cosloy was sitting around in his dorm room with me one day and said "Someday there's going to be something called Stereogum on a thing called the World Wide Web and I'm going to read it so that I don't have to trust my own A&R decisions."

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 12:20 PM

@11:04 - You win BV retard of the week! Good work.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 12:22 PM

saw the 285 show recently. was awful. like their record though. was that just a bad night or are they always terrible live?

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 12:43 PM

Poor Matador interns, having the combat the truth in stupid comment sections. Matador has been a good label for years, but this signing is a bad omen for the state of their A&R. Lazy, buzz-following signings tend to fail, especially when the band is just plain awful. You'd think Matador would have learned from the failed signings of jokers like Harlem, Delorean and Cold Cave.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 12:53 PM

Iceage were great at LPR, fell apart at 285. hit-or-miss live band. New Brigade is one of the best guitar albums of the past few years.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 1:16 PM

@12:53: personally, i thought the iceage debut was a pretty solid effort. that harlem record is great. matador is probably in the black on cold cave on that radio shack commercial alone. delorean, okay you got me on that one, but if you're going to be technical about it, they are on true panther.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 1:44 PM

Actually, signing The Arsonists was the bad omen for their A&R.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 1:51 PM

all A&R from evrywhere were on some Iceage nutsack. great matador got them. They fkn destroyed at LPR, dudes even learned to tune their guitars and write even better riffs. prolly gonna be the best and most honest post punk record in 15 years.

who wouldn't flail at 285 on that post apocalyptic duct taped sound system bought out back of a truck at MTV SOUND on Manhattan, Ave.

Posted by 2chainz69boyzLYFER@aol.com | November 16, 2012 2:15 PM

AHEM... That sound system was purchased at a bunch of Bushwick dollar stores. I was on the Todd P rebranding team 2011. We have standards, bro.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 2:18 PM

just listened to new brigade earlier this week, so solid. they were great at cake shop too, even if it was only for 20 minutes.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 2:51 PM

WORST BAND EVER.

Posted by Anonymous | November 16, 2012 6:01 PM

I love ice age.

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