THE MENZINGERS Share New Song with Music Video

Photo Credit: Jess Flynn

From the new album ‘Hello Exile’ – out 04 October via Epitaph Records
UK & European Tour Announced for early 2020

Today Philadelphia-based punk band The Menzingers share the music video for the song ‘Strangers Forever,’ a track off the band’s forthcoming record ‘Hello Exile’, out October 4 via Epitaph. The track is a searing tribute to parting ways, backing their spiky guitars with brilliantly barbed lyrics. “Lyrically, the song is inspired by Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel, ‘Anna Karenina’. In it, the character Darya Alexandrovna learns of her husband’s infidelity and declares: ‘Even if we remain in the same house, we are strangers — strangers forever!’” explains vocalist Greg Barnett. 

“The idea of becoming a stranger to someone you so intimately know stuck with me and became the overarching narrative to this song.”

Since forming as teenagers in 2006, The Menzingers have shown their strength as rough-and-tumble storytellers, turning out songs equally rooted in frenetic energy and lifelike detail. The forthcoming sixth studio album, ‘Hello Exile’ sees 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.
 
The Menzingers are singer/guitarists Greg Barnett and Tom May, bassist Eric Keen, and drummer Joe Godino

‘Hello Exile’ Track Listing
1. America (You’re Freaking Me Out)
2. Anna
3. High School Friend
4. Last to Know
5. Strangers Forever
6. Hello Exile
7. Portland
8. Strain Your Memory
9. I Can’t Stop Drinking
10. Strawberry Mansion
11. London Drugs
12. Farewell Youth

The Menzingers will hit the road early 2020 in Europe and the UK. All the upcoming tour dates are listed below. Tickets are on sale now. For more information visit, https://themenzingers.com/tour

USA HEADLINE TOUR:
25/10      Columbus, OH            Athaneum^
27/10      Detroit, MI                   Magic Stick^
29/10      Minneapolis, MN        Varsity Theater^
30/10      Madison, WI                Majestic Theater^
31/10      St. Louis, MO             Delmar Hall^
01/11       Lawrence, KS             Granada Theater^
02/11       Omaha, NE                 Slowdown^
03/11       Denver, CO                Ogden Theatre^
05/11       Seattle, WA                El Corazon^
06/11       Portland, OR              Hawthorne Theatre^
08/11       San Francisco, CA     Slim’s^
09/11       San Francisco, CA     Slim’s^
10/11      Los Angeles, CA        The Regent^
12/11      Pomona, CA               The Glasshouse^
13/11      Phoenix, AZ                Club Red^
15/11      Dallas, TX                   Trees^
16/11      San Antonio, TX         Paper Tiger^
17/11      Austin, TX                   Mohawk^
19/11      Atlanta, GA                 The Masquerade^
20/11      Charlotte, NC             The Underground^
22/11      Tampa, FL                  The Orpheum%
23/11      Orlando, FL                 The Beacham%
24/11      Ft. Lauderdale, FL      Culture Room%
26/11      Nashville, TN              Basement East^
29/11      Philadelphia, PA         Franklin Music Hall^
30/11      Pittsburgh, PA            Roxian Theater^
01/12       Toronto, ON               Phoenix^
03/12       Richmond, VA            Broadberry^
04/12       Washington, DC         The Black Cat^
05/12       New York, NY             Warsaw^
06/12       New York, NY             Warsaw^
07/12       Boston, MA                 House of Blues^
^ w/ Tigers Jaw & Culture Abuse
% w/ Culture Abuse (no Tigers Jaw) 

UK & EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR:
25/01    Hamburg, Germany Gruenspan
26/01    Berlin, Germany Bi Nuu
28/01    Vienna, Austria WuK
29/01    Zurich, Germany Dynamo
30/01    Stuttgart, Germany Universum
31/01    Munich, Germany Technikum
01/02    Cologne, Germany Kantine
03/02    Amsterdam, Netherlands Melkweg
04/02    Antwerp, Belgium Zappa
06/02    Southampton, UK Engine Rooms
07/02    Bristol, UK SWX
08/02    Manchester, UK Albert Hall
10/02    Dublin, Ireland Whelan’s
11/02    Glasgow, UK QMU
12/02    Newcastle, UK The Riverside
14/02    Birmingham, UK The Asylum
15/02    London, UK O2 Forum Kentish town

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