ge and a total of four full-lengths haven’t mellowed Pissed Jeans; they can still unleash a blare that will exfoliate your cochlea. Formed in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Pissed Jeans released Shallow, their first album, in 2005 on Parts Unknown Records. The band relocated to Philadelphia seven years ago, and Sub Pop released Hope for Men in 2007, and then King of Jeans in 2009. The latter was recorded by Grammy nominee Alex Newport, who also recorded their latest album, Honeys.

The process of recording four full-lengths has refined Pissed Jeans. Instead of rehashing past records or diverging in a vastly different direction their ideas and execution have become more subtly focused. The songs on Honeys are direct without being obtuse, evocative without being vague, and personal without being indulgent. They also rock like nobody’s business. Do yourself a favor and forget all the claptrap you’ve heard about other bands delivering the goods. If you want bloodthirsty, you’ve got it… Sean McGuiness makes other rock drummers look like one of those dimwit longhairs with an involuntary smile playing a bongo by himself on the lawn behind a store that sells rain sticks. With a bass that sounds like a train filled with stolen shopping carts crashing into an orchestra pit, Randy Huth doesn’t waste a note. Bradley Fry doesn’t look like a guitar hero; he looks like a nice guy who would volunteer to help you reformat the drive on your laptop. But if he looked like he sounds he’d be wearing a necklace of human heads and even his reflection would turn you to stone. Matt Korvette screams out observations on the tedium and absurdity of adulthood, delivered in a fashion…

Pissed Jeans' reissue their LP 'Shallow' to be released via Sub Pop on October 6, Listen to the "Boring Girls" now, Pissed Jeans play 8/13 in Brighton, UK

Pissed Jeans’ reissue Shallow via Sub Pop

Sub Pop have announced the reissue details on behalf of Pissed Jeans Shallow, their 2005 debut. The 8-song album featuring “Boring Girls,” will also come with the bonus tracks “Throbbing Organ” and “Night Minutes” from their first single. All songs,

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Sub Pop celebrates Jubilee with free show

Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Saturday July 13th

Sub Pop Records is visibly full of itself in sharing the initial lineup for our 25th anniversary celebration, the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, to be held July 13th in Seattle, Washington. The event will feature music and comedy performances from artists from the label’s roster and beyond, both past and present

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NT Chats With Matt From Pissed Jeans

Probably! I think we all dig some prog-rock, there really isn’t any style of music we’ve all written off completely, but I don’t think we intentionally brought any prog influences to the table on ‘Honeys’, or any record before really. In fact, if it sounds like we are getting proggy to some people, maybe it’s time we took a step back and re-assessed. I never want to use too many notes.

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Pissed Jeans release Album + Video

Pissed Jeans’ fourth album, ‘Honeys’, is out worldwide on CD, LP and digitally via Sub Pop. In celebration of the album’s release, the band has premiered the video for “Bathroom Laughter” on YouTube

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