…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead will play Source Tags and Codes at Underground Arts this March

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Texas post-hardcore noisemakers …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead will revisit their 2002 opus Source Tags and Codes in a headlining show at Underground Arts on March 26th. The band had made considerable buzz in the indie-punk underground in the late 90s and early 00s, touring with The Dismemberment Plan and Queens of the Stone Age, as well as releasing well-received independent albums like Madonna; on Source Tags, the band made its major label debut and its hardest hitting record up to that point.

The band has released five albums in the time since; on its most recent outing, 2012’s Lost Songs, the track “Up To Infinity” was dedicated to Russian activist musicians Pussy Riot. They are reportedly working on a sequel of sorts to 2011’s Tao of the Dead, so new materials may be in the cards at the Underground Arts show, in addition to a revisit of Source Tags.  Joining them are openers La Femme and Midnight Masses; get tickets and information at the XPN Concert Calendar and watch the music video for Source Tags’ “Relative Ways” below.


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Conor Oberst at Kimmel Center, Erin McKeown at Tin Angel, Trail of Dead at Johnny Brenda’s, Concert for Haiti at Arden Gild Hall

Former Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst will be playing tonight at the Kimmel Center in support of his 2012 release of One Of My Kind, his first record with the Mystic Valley Band. The six-piece collective wrote the album while on tour supporting Oberst’s 2008 self-titled record . The album remains true to the confessional folk rock style Oberst has become known for. Tickets for tonight’s 8 o’clock show are available here; below watch Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band perform “Nikorette” from 2008’s Conor Oberst below.

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