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Irish indiepop band The Frank & Walters were supposed to play Mercury Lounge but that show got cancelled.

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Eleven years ago today, the great Chuck Schuldiner passed away. His work in the US death metal favorites Death lives on, and will forever. RIP, Chuck.

!!! headline Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Check out some of their favorite albums and songs of 2012.

Wavves will be back with a new album, still untitled, in 2013 but to tide you over they've made a video for the first released track, "Sail To The Sun," which you can watch below.

New Zealand's Popstrangers, who were last here for CMJ (and a little after), have a new video for "Heaven" which will be on their debut album, Antipodes, out in February. Check it out below.

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by Bill Pearis

Frank and Walters

Longrunning Irish indiepop act The Frank and Walters are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their debut album, Trains, Boats and Planes, with a tour where they'll play the album front-to-back. While the record actually didn't get a U.S. release, the band do currently have one North American show on the tour in NYC: Mercury Lounge on December 13. Tickets are on sale Friday, Friday, September 28 at noon with an AmEx presale on Wednesday (9/26) at noon.

UPDATE: Unfortunately the show got cancelled.

Despite releasing records only sporadically, The Frank and Walters have stayed together since forming in Cork back in 1990 -- with their sixth album, Greenwich Mean Time, released back in March. Like the majority of their music, it's wide-eyed, jaunty pop with singer Paul Linehan's distinctive warble (and wry humor) leading the way and is worth a listen. You can stream the album (as well as their debut) below via Spotify.

All Frank and Walters tour dates are below, along with the album streams and a few videos.

Continue reading "The Frank and Walters released new LP and celebrating debut LP's 20th anniversary"