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Ordinary Boy (demo)

BRMC has surprised us all with a most excellent Christmas gift, thanks BRMC!  Hopefully, it will make the next album!

We wanted to share a demo of a new BRMC song called ‘Ordinary Boy’ with you. We hope you enjoy it, and wish you all happy holidays.

Posted by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Official Page) on Friday, December 25, 2015

UPDATE: There’s now a higher res version on YouTube:

“Hey everyone, here is a higher quality version of the new song. We’ve had issues in the past with the Facebook direct video links.
Thank you for all your overwhelmingly kind comments though, it means a lot.
Also stay tuned for a downloadable version to arrive shortly in your inbox if you’re on the BRMC mailing list.”

RAMfest 2016 postponed due to crippling rand

According to Channel24 and RAMfest’s Facebook page, RAMfest is currently postponed:

The really, really strange South African currency situation has forced us to cancel all of the international artists…

Posted by RAMfest on Monday, December 14, 2015

BRMC at Education Through Music LA fundraiser

ETMLAOver the weekend, BRMC played an acoustic version of “Ain’t No Easy Way” at a benefit for Education Through Music Los Angeles, here’s an excerpt of the Press Release on the ETMLA website:

Press Release: A Musical Benefit Celebrating ETM-LA’s 10th Anniversary
November 25, 2015
A Musical Benefit Honoring Paramount Pictures’ President of Worldwide Music and Publishing, Randy Spendlove, and Veteran Teacher Asuncion Ojeda

LOS ANGELES – November 19, 2015 – Sunday, December 6th, 2015 will be a note-worthy evening as Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA) hosts its 10th Anniversary Benefit Gala. Supporters from the music and film community will gather to honor Paramount Pictures’ President of Worldwide Music & Publishing, Randy Spendlove, and Music Teacher (Los Angeles Unified School District) Asuncion Ojeda at the Skirball Cultural Center.

Honorary chairs of the gala include music education champions and celebrities such as Ellie Kemper, Ed Helms, Common, who will present the award to Spendlove, Imagine Dragons, John Debney, Mayor Eric Garcetti, Michael Giacchino, Rickey Minor, along with other community leaders.

Special presenters and performers featured include Gala Host Eric McCormack (Actor/Will and Grace), En Vogue, Grammy Award-Winning Artist Michelle Branch, Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

Students from Education Through Music-LA Partner Schools in Los Angeles, Compton, Burbank and Pasadena Unified will perform the Academy Award® and Golden Globe-winning song “Glory” from Paramount Pictures’ Academy Award®-nominated film Selma. Proceeds from the event will benefit ETM-LA, a nonprofit organization which promotes the integration of music into the core curriculum of low-income area schools for every child. Celebrating their 10th year, ETM-LA has grown from serving two schools and 800 children to 20 schools reaching approximately 10,000 children. This benefit will raise needed support for music teachers and instruments in disadvantaged schools across Los Angeles. Each year, ETM-LA lauds two Shining Star Honorees whose contributions through music have changed our lives.

BRMC also posted these images on Twitter:

New BRMC Merch Store

BLR_zg_HappyHolidays_1366x378_01This is an exciting development:

Hey Guys,

We wanted to let you know that we have completely redesigned our merch store and have a new partner, who we are certain will provide the level of service that you are entitled to. We also have a number of new designs and products, including some really cool leather goods and some women’s-only shirts.

We invite you to check out the new store at http://www.brmcstore.com/.

From,
BRMC Management

Monster Children 49 photos by Tessa Angus

BRMC has posted these images from the Monster Children Annual Issue 49 that they are featured in on their Facebook page, photos by Tessa Angus:

UPDATE: Visit this page for a PDF scan of the feature.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club return to South Africa for RAMfest #10YearsOfRAM

Just announced today from Channel 24:

Cape Town – The Real Alternative Music Festival on Monday announced that the kings of Rock ’n Roll, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, will be returning to South Africa for #10YearsOfRAM.

The American rock band from San Francisco will perform at RAMfest alongside a host of other bands who’ve taken to the music festival’s stage over the last 10 years.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will perform on 5 March 2016 at RAMfest North and on 12 March 2016 at RAMfest South.

Phase 1 general admission tickets (R450) go on sale on 25 November at Computicket.

Pre-Order Monster Children issue #49 Annual

The Monster Children issue #49 Annual is available for pre-order in the US on their website:

monster-children-brmc-issue-49ISSUE #49 – THE ANNUAL

$15.00 USD

For the first time ever we’ve combined the Photo Annual issue with our December issue of Monster Children, creating what we’ve so creatively labeled ‘The Annual’.

In this issue #49 / Photo Annual hybrid you will find:

  • All the finalists and winners from the 2015 Monster Children Photo Competition
  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
  • Greg Hunt
  • Japan with Todd Glasser and Kelly Slater
  • Sean Pablo
  • Double the amount of Page 33 greatness

And a ton more! Pre-order now to get your copy before anyone else does.

Ships the week of 11/23

Monster Children Annual launch in Australia

There’s a nice Tessa Angus photo in this invite!

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Line your underwear with newspaper and strap on your party helmet because it’s time for our biggest, baddest, most beeriest shindig of the year. Join us for the launch of The Monster Children Annual, aka ‘Issue 49.’ We’ll be announcing all the winners from the 2015 Photo Competition and giving away $25k in cash to the winners! Twenty-five-thousand-dollars! That’s some serious shekels. Wow.

What: Biggest MC blow out of the year!
When: November 19th, from 6:30pm – 10:00pm.
Where: Carriageworks (Bay 25). 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh NSW 2015

RSVP essential – rsvp@monsterchildren.com

Thanks to all our sponsors for their continued support – BulleitPatagoniaLevi’sThe Standard and Corona.

 

Night Beats – Sunday Mourning

Q Magazine has posted a new track from Night Beats produced by Robert Levon Been of BRMC:

Name: Night Beats
Track name: Sunday Mourning
Hometown: Seattle
Who? Danny Lee Blackwell (guitar, vocals), Jakob Bowden (bass) and James Traeger (drums).
Why now? Here’s the first track from the trio’s forthcoming album Who Sold My Generation, co produced by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Robert Levon Been. The record will be released on 29 January next year, while the band kick off a UK tour the same month at Leeds’ Headrow House (22).
Hear more: Thenightbeats.us.

BRMC working/writing new album in studio

BRMC has just posted a new photo by Tessa Angus for *Monster Children Magazine (from the Monster Children Instagram)

(*Look out for the 2015 Annual of Monster Children magazine featuring an interview and more photos by Tessa Angus. Launching on Nov. 19)MonsterChildren-TessaAngus

 

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