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ICYMI: Avril Lavigne’s comeback, Pussy Riot survives poisoning, & more

There’s a lot of music to keep track of and not enough hours in the day. That’s why every week, BANSHEE will catch you up on the music news you need to know! Pussy Riot member "okay" after being poisoned It's hard not to wonder how Pussy Riot manages to continue it's activism under Russia's politically repressive climate, rife with poisoning, arrests, and murders. But last month, the group cut it close. Russian-Candian Pussy Riot member Pyotr Verzilov was hospitalized for probable poisoning on Sept. 13, citing loss of vision, control of his limbs, and even total loss of his memory. Verzilov has more or less recovered from the ordeal and remains largely unbothered by it. "Obviously when you do things like that in Russian, you have to be prepared for certain things to happen to you," he said to CNN. Pussy Riot members were arrested this summer during the World Cup when they ran

INCYMI: Pale Waves, Paramore, new beginnings & more

There's a lot of music to keep track of and not enough hours in the day. That's why every week, BANSHEE will catch you up on the music news you need to know. Pale Waves drops debut album, "My Mind Makes Noises" After releasing four singles, Manchester-native Pale Waves released their highly-anticipated debut album, My Mind Makes Noises. Released through Dirty Hit on Sept. 14, the album carries the listener through 14 tracks on muddling through the space where youth and experience overlap and unraveling romance. Their sweeping, '80s-synth sound gives off endless summer vibes while also grazing darker themes ("Eighteen," "Karl (I Wonder What It's Like To Die") But that's not all for Pale Waves. They revealed on an interview with Apple Music’s Beats 1 that they're already planning to release a "more extreme" EP which will house songs that didn't make the cut for My Mind Makes Noises. The EP is slated for February

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Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace shares new album details

Against Me's Laura Jane Grace is back with a new project, an album release date, and a brand new track. Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers' debut album, Bought to Rot, will be released on Nov. 9 through Bloodshot Records. The 14-track record spans Grace's "fractured relationship with her adopted hometown of Chicago, true friendship, complicated romance, and reconciling everything in the end." The album is both inspired by and an homage to the late Tom Petty's album, Full Moon Fever. Though Bought to Rot has been described as a “solo album,” Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers is made up of lead singer and guitarist Grace, as well as Against Me!'s drummer Atom Willard and sound engineer Marc Jacob Hudson. "Apocalypse Now (& Later)" is the first track off of the album. Listen to it now and scroll down for the full track list: China Beach Born in Black The Airplane Song Apocalypse