The iconic musical phenomenon the Brian Jonestown Massacre, renowned for their unparalleled sound and visionary artistry, arrives for a performance at 9:30 Club on Monday, Sept. 18. The tour is in celebration of their critically acclaimed 20th studio album, Your Future Is Your Past, which made its mark on the music scene with its release in February, under Anton Newcombe’s own label A Recordings.
Your Future Is Your Past serves as a profound exploration covering topics such as war and crisis, delivered with unparalleled creative finesse. It serves as a testament to Anton’s continued relevance and creativity, tackling weighty themes with poetic nuance and musical ingenuity.
From searing anthems that rally against injustice to introspective ballads that navigate the depths of the human experience, the album weaves a captivating tapestry of sound and storytelling. As Anton revealed, many of the songs reference inspiration from his son Wolfgang and are in fact his ideas.
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Audiences can expect to hear newer songs from this masterpiece, plus their 2022 majestic album, Fire Doesn’t Grow On Trees, along with classics that showcase the band’s signature mix of genres. From the dreamy shoegaze melodies to the meandering grooves that drift into sonic hypnosis, the album exemplifies Brian Jonestown Massacre’s musical evolution and trailblazing spirit.
As one of music’s most fascinating bands, the Brian Jonestown Massacre has challenged mainstream conventions, opting to take the road less traveled. Despite the pressures of the industry, Newcombe’s determination to follow his own path has made him a pioneering catalyst in modern music, earning him the status of an underground hero. With 20 albums under their belt, each exploring different dimensions of rock ‘n’ roll, the band continues to evolve and expand their sonic horizons and remains an essential force in the world of music.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre is frontman Anton Newcombe, Ricky Maymi (guitar), Ryan Carlson Van Kriedt (guitar), Daniel Lyons (drums), Joel Lion (tambourine), Hallberg Daði Hallbergsson (bass), and Emil Nikolaisen (keyboards).
Brian Jonestown Massacre
W/ Dot Dash
Monday, Sept. 18
Doors @ 7pm