Fucked Up – ‘Dose Your Dreams’ review

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It’s been four long years since Fucked Up’s last studio album, ‘Glass Boys’ – enough time, you might say, for a thorough reinvention. The Toronto six-piece’s welcome return, ‘Dose Your Dreams’, is defined by an intriguing embrace of the experimental, with this elaborate double record adding psychedelia, digital hardcore and, yes, doo-wop to the band’s already-cacophonous wall of noise. “Maximalism...

Get in the pit: the best hardcore albums of all time

Splintering off from punk-rock in the 1980s, hardcore took the toughest edges of punk and fashioned them into a bludgeoning device. Now, nearly forty years after its inception, it’s music’s greatest sub-culture, defined as much by its community as its crushing breakdowns. Wrapped up in countless progressive political movements, from straight-edge culture to veganism, there’s a heart to the...

Fucked Up release cover of Alanis Morissette’s ‘All I Really Want’

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Fucked Up – ‘Year Of The Hare’

Since 2006’s ‘Year Of The Dog’, Fucked Up have released seven Chinese Zodiac-themed EPs that sound almost nothing alike. If the A-sides share one thing in common, however, it’s in providing the Canadian hardcore sextet a lengthy window of opportunity to take risks. What makes ‘Year Of The Hare’ special is the way it threads together a suite of...

Fucked Up and Tegan And Sara to star in indie video game

Broken Social Scene, Metz, Austra, Metric and Cadence Weapon will also feature

Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham to moderate mayoral debate in Toronto

The event will take place on September 29

Fucked Up – ‘Glass Boys’

Fucked Up’s previous efforts to combine hardcore punk’s throaty rage and progressive rock’s narrative pomp resulted in 2011’s ‘David Comes To Life’, a no-foolin’ rock opera. At the time, the Toronto group hinted it might be their last album, as they didn’t see how they could top it. Three years later, they’re back with fourth studio record ‘Glass Boys’,...

Fucked Up announce new album ‘Glass Boys’ – listen

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Fucked Up launch first website with host of free downloads, rarities and B-sides

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Toronto restaurant names food dishes after Fucked Up

Hardcore punk band make it on the breakfast menu at Canadian eatery