New Music

Listen To The Front Bottoms' New Album, 'Talon of the Hawk'


By Nick Rattigan


Photo: Mark Jaworski

New Jersey's Front Bottoms have been climbing the indie hierarchy since 2008. Through a cult-like fan base, an abundance of critical reviews, and an extensive touring schedule with bands like Say Anything and Motion City Soundtrack, they finally reached the cusp with their highly anticipated 2013 album Talon of the Hawk

This album is arriving just in time to push your dumb friends in the pool and rock out to some fun folky, pop-punk. I'm sure the name drops like Say Anything or Motion City Soundtrack may scare off a few of you, but this album easily demolishes your hesitation to dive back into those 8th grade skinny jeans. 

Talon of the Hawk is out May 21st via Bar/None Records, but you can stream it right below via us. You're welcome. 



1. Au Revior (Adios)
2. Skeleton
3.I Sweat To God The Devil Made Me Do It
4. Twin Size Mattress
5. Peach
6. Santa Monica
7. The Feud
8. Funny You Should Ask 
9. Tattooed Tears
10. Lone Star
11. Back Flip 
12. Everything I Own 

On top of the release, the band will be on this crazy summer tour:

May 31st Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
June 1st Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
June 2nd Washington, DC Black Cat
June 4th Norfolk, VA Jewish Mother Backstage
June 5th Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
June 6th Jacksonville, FL Roc Bar
June 7th Orlando, FL Will's Pub
June 8th Atlanta, GA Drunken Unicorn Atlanta, GA
June 10th Houston, TX Fitzgerald's
June 11th Austin, TX Mohawk
June 13th Phoenix, AZ The Rhythm Room
June 14th San Diego, CA House of Blues
June 15th Santa Ana, CA Constellation Room
June 16th San Francisco, CA Brick and Mortar Music Hall
June 18th Portland, OR Backspace
June 19th Seattle, WA The Vera Project
June 21st Salt Lake City, UT The Shred Shed
June 22nd Denver, CO Marquis Theater
June 23rd Lawrence, KS Jackpot Music Hall
June 24th St. Louis, MO The Firebird
June 26th Triple Rock Minneapolis, MN
June 27th Chicago, IL Subterranean
June 28th Pontiac, MI Pike Room
June 29th Akron, OH Musica
June 30th Pittsburgh, PA The Smiling Moose
July 1st Buffalo, NY The Waiting Room
July 2nd Syracuse, NY Lost Horizon
July 10th Hamden, CT The Space
July 12th New York, NY Webster Hall
July 13th Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
July 18th Baltimore, MD Ottobar 
July 19th Blacksburg, VA I Got Brains Fest @ 130 Jackson 
July 20th Lakewood, NJ Jersey Shore Music Fest
July 21st Greensboro, NC SOS Fest @ Blind Tiger 
July 23rd Skully's Columbus, OH
July 24th Southgate House Newport, KY
July 25th Hoosier Dome Indianapolis, IN
July 26th Nashville, TN The End 
July 27th Macon, GA Bragg Jam @ The 567 Center 
July 28th Wilmington, NC Soapbox Laundrolounge 
July 29th Richmond, VA The Camel

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