The Menzingers- Hello Exile
The Menzingers- Hello Exile

The Menzingers- Hello Exile

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Released 10/4/19

On Hello Exile, The Menzingers take their lyrical narrative to a whole new level and share their reflections on moments from the past and present: high-school hellraising, troubled relationships, aging and alcohol and political ennui. With the band achieving that soul-baring intimacy all throughout the album, Hello Exile emerges as The Menzingers’ most emotionally daring work to date.

Featuring singer/guitarists Greg Barnett and Tom May, bassist Eric Keen, and drummer Joe Godino, The Menzingers formed as teenagers in their hometown of Scranton in 2006, then later relocated to Philadelphia. The band made their Epitaph debut with 2012’s On The Impossible Past, which was voted Album of the Year by Absolute Punk and Punk News. Arriving in 2014, their fourth album Rented World was praised as “packed with clever songwriting” by The New York Times and “a colossal fist-pumper” by Stereogum. In February 2017, The Menzingers released their fifth album After the Party, which landed on best-of-the-year lists from outlets like Clash and Noisey, with Stereogum praising its “almost unfairly well-written punk songs.”

Track Listing:

1. America (You’re Freaking Me Out)
2. Anna 
3. High School Friend
4. Last to Know
5. Strangers Forever
6. Hello Exile
7. Portland
8. Strain Your Memory
9. I Can’t Stop Drinking
10. Strawberry Mansion
11. London Drugs
12. Farewell Youth

Watch the video for "Anna" here!

Tour Dates:

7/18           Long Island, NY              Great South Bay Music Festival
7/19           Lancaster, PA                 Chameleon Club#
7/20           Portland, ME                  Aura#
7/21           Woodstock, NY              Colony#
7/23           Syracuse, NY                 The Lost Horizon*
7/24           Buffalo, NY                     Rec Room*
7/25           London, ON                    Rum Runners*
7/26           Montreal, QC                  77
7/27           Providence, RI                Roadblock Festival
7/28           Worcester, MA               The Palladium*
7/30           Cleveland, OH                Phantasy Nightclub*
7/31           Grand Rapids, MI           Pyramid Scheme*
8/1             Indianapolis, IN               Old National Centre*
8/2             Bloomington, IL              Castle Theatre*
8/3             Milwaukee, WI                Turner Hall Ballroom*
8/4             Iowa City, IA                   Gabe's*
8/6             Cincinnati, OH                Southgate House Revival*
8/7             Carrboro, NC                  Cat's Cradle*
8/8             Charleston, SC               Music Farm*
8/9             Virginia Beach, VA         Peabody's Nightclub*
8/10           Baltimore, MD                Ottobar*

10/25         Columbus, OH                Athaneum^
10/27         Detroit, MI                       Magic Stick^
10/29         Minneapolis, MN            Varsity Theater^
10/30         Madison, WI                    Majestic Theater^
10/31         St. Louis, MO                 Delmar Hall^
11/1           Lawrence, KS                 Granada Theater^
11/2           Omaha, NE                     Slowdown^
11/3           Denver, CO                    Ogden Theatre^
11/5           Seattle, WA                    El Corazon^
11/6           Portland, OR                  Hawthorne Theatre^
11/8           San Francisco, CA         Slim's^
11/9           San Francisco, CA         Slim's^
11/10         Los Angeles, CA            The Regent^
11/12         Pomona, CA                   The Glasshouse^
11/13         Phoenix, AZ                    Club Red^
11/15         Dallas, TX                       Trees^
11/16         San Antonio, TX             Paper Tiger^
11/17         Austin, TX                       Mohawk^
11/19         Atlanta, GA                     The Masquerade^
11/20         Charlotte, NC                 The Underground^
11/22         Tampa, FL                      The Orpheum%
11/23         Orlando, FL                     The Beacham%
11/24         Ft. Lauderdale, FL          Culture Room%
11/26         Nashville, TN                  Basement East^
11/29         Philadelphia, PA             Franklin Music Hall^
11/30         Pittsburgh, PA                Roxian Theater^
12/1           Toronto, ON                   Phoenix^
12/3           Richmond, VA                Broadberry^
12/4           Washington, DC             The Black Cat^
12/5           New York, NY                 Warsaw^
12/6           New York, NY                 Warsaw^
12/7           Boston, MA                     House of Blues^
* w/ The Sidekicks & Queen of Jeans
# w/ Queen of Jeans (no Sidekicks)
^ w/ Tigers Jaw & Culture Abuse
% w/ Culture Abuse (no Tigers Jaw)