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Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers' sixth studio record Hello Exile is available now via Epitaph.

The album arrives as the follow-up to the band’s 2017 critically acclaimed release After The Party, which debuted #19 on the Billboard Top Current Albums Chart and #67 on the Top 200. In creating the album, the band again joined forces with producer Will Yip (Mannequin Pussy, Quicksand), spending six weeks recording at Yip’s Conshohocken, PA-based Studio 4. “That’s the longest amount of time we’ve ever worked with Will,” notes vocalist Greg Barnett. “We wanted to make sure these stories didn’t get lost in the music, so we kept it to a lot of room sounds with the guitar and bass and drums.”

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.”

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    Hamburg, Germany
    Gruenspan
  2. 1.26.2020
    Berlin, Germany
    BI NUU
  3. 1.28.2020
    Vienna, Austria
    WuK
  4. 1.29.2020
    Zürich, Switzerland
    Jugendkulturhaus Dynamo
  5. 1.30.2020
    Stuttgart, Germany
    Universum

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The Menzingers

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Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers' sixth studio record Hello Exile is available now via Epitaph.

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Brooklyn! Sold Out Night 2 tonight at @WarsawConcerts!
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Thanks to @punktastic for including us in the most important bands of the past 10 years.
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Attn: New Yorkers! Thursday and Friday’s shows are both beyond sold out. No extra tickets will be released. Lots of… https://t.co/pm0YbpCayi

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Luxembourg, we're coming to Rockhal with @offspring on June 9th! Pre-sale 12/4 at 10am CET || On sale 12/5 at 10am… https://t.co/GhfkmsHogE

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Tomorrow we play Richmond, VA @TheBroadberry! Sold out gig so if you got tickets, see ya there! https://t.co/JSMGywsfLd

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Philly recap! TONIGHT! We return to Toronto, ON. https://t.co/J63b2TiLmD

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