Japandroids announce live album ‘Massey Fucking Hall’

Recorded from their 2017 performance at the venue

Name and shame – six great bands who hate their own crappy name

What's in a name? Well, quite a lot, really. A band name is one of the first decisions any budding young group has to...

Watch Japandroids cover The Tragically Hip in tribute to Gord Downie

Japandroids have covered a song by The Tragically Hip in tribute to the late Gord Downie. Downie died of brain cancer last week, aged 53. He had been diagnosed...

Japandroids premiere new songs at Vancouver comeback show

Canadian band have not released any new material in over four years

Japandroids – ‘Celebration Rock’

Funny sort of party, this ‘Celebration Rock’. The second album from noise-punk duo Japandroids (you have no idea how much we wanted to type...

Japandroids – ‘The House That Heaven Built’

The fuzz. The garage. The rock. The obvious influence of Springsteen’s America. The “oh oh oh oh” followed by the “oh oh oh”. The...

Japandroids – ‘Jack The Ripper’ (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds cover)

Running on antsy guitar drones and deadened vocals, the Canadian duo's take on this Bad Seeds staple lulls you into a false sense of...

Japandroids – ‘The House That Heaven Built’

Japandroid’s debut, ‘Post-Nothing’, made not only visceral rock but the whole world feel simple, fun, primal and goofy, and the early signs are that...

Japandroids announce early EP collection tracklisting and release date

'No Singles' will be released on May 11

Japandroids announce North American tour

Canadian duo to hit the road in March and April