Posts Tagged ‘The Get Up Kids’

NEWS: The Get Up Kids announce new EP, ‘Kicker’!

Missouri based rockers The Get Up Kids have been at the game since 1995, save for a brief hiatus between 2005 and 2008. Now, seven years following the release of their 2011 full-length ‘There Are Rules’, the quintet have a new EP under their belts.

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NEWS: Hevy Fest confirms more bands for 2015, including Coheed And Cambria, Thrice and Touche Amore!

Metal and hardcore weekender Hevy Fest have confirmed more band’s for its 2015 line-up, including such heavyweights Thirce and Coheed & Cambria. Check out all the new names below:

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DOWNLOAD: The Get Up Kids – Rememorable

To celebrate their short return to the UK today, The Get Up Kids have made their track ‘Rememorable’ available for free download, which you can access from the embed below:

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AUDIO: The Get Up Kids – Past Is Past

The Get Up Kids are set to release ‘Past Is Past’ as the b-side to their new single ‘Rally Round The Fool’ on October 10th, but you can listen to this previously unheard track now through the embedded audio player below:

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VIDEO: The Get Up Kids – Shatter Your Lungs

Alternative rock outfit The Get Up Kids have released a new music video for their latest single, ‘Shatter Your Lungs’. It sees a crazy fox running away from a pair of chefs after stealing some of their food, see for yourself:

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NEWS: The Get Up Kids announce two UK October dates!

The Get Up Kids have announced a pair of headline UK dates this October, in Leeds and London. You can catch the band at either of these shows:

OCTOBER 04 – LEEDS, The Cockpit

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VIDEO: The Get Up Kids – Automatic

The Get Up Kids have finally released their first music video in over 7 years. The video for ‘Automatic’ can be viewed below, with the track taken from their latest record, ‘There Are Rules’:

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ALBUM: The Get Up Kids – There Are Rules

Release Date: January 25th, 2011
Label: Quality Hill Records


It’s difficult to place The Get Up Kids these days. In the 90s they helped launch emo, bringing the genre to the attention of a mainstream audience. They were one of the biggest influences on the scene, which, as the 90s drew to a close, began to become more and more popular. Their first two albums, ‘Four Minute Mile’ and ‘Something To Write Home About’ were saccharine slices of melancholy power pop, that laid the foundations and set the conventions for an entire genre. More recently however, the band have attempted to disassociate themselves with the emo scene, moving towards a more mature sound. This is where ‘There Are Rules’ comes in.

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DOWNLOAD: The Get Up Kids – Pararelevant

Kansas City’s The Get Up Kids are giving away the track ‘Pararelevant’ for free download, taken from their forthcoming studio album ‘There Are Rules’. You can get your free song via the download widget embedded below:

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NEWS: The Get Up Kids to release new album in February 2011!

Kansas City five-piece The Get Up Kids are to release their new album ‘There Are Rules’ on February 28th 2011 via Quality Hill Records.

The single ‘Automatic’ lifted from the album will be release a month beforehand on January 24th, and can be heard on their official MySpace profile page by clicking here!

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