Jimmy Eat World Goes Back to Basics for New Self-Released Track, “Something Loud”; Tour This Fall

Adrian GarroCategories:Latest News

Rock Cellar Magazine

Arizona-based alt/punk/emo band Jimmy Eat World recently returned with a new track, the guitar-forward “Something Loud.”

An aptly titled burst of energy, the song showcases the group’s knack for compelling songwriting, front man Jim Adkins leading the way as always with his passionate vocals and thoughtful lyrical approach.

A news release mentions that Jimmy Eat World was particularly reinvigorated by the excitement that came with the announcement of Live Nation’s When We Were Young Festival, the throwback concert event featuring a number of heavy hitters of the punk/emo/Warped Tour scene of the early 2000s, set to gather in Las Vegas this October (including Jimmy Eat World). Intense online enthusiasm over the initial festival announcement spawned additional dates and, per the release, “triggered a period of deep personal and professional reflection”:

“While I thought I made the most of the early band days, I realize now I missed some stuff,” said Adkins. “You’re in such a hurry to grow out of the formidable years. Like shit-togetherness is going to magically arrive when you hit some age you thought ‘grownups’ were. Yeah, it doesn’t work that way. But maybe the thing age and experience do reveal is that pivotal moments are hard to grasp when you are in them.”

The most recent Jimmy Eat World album was 2019’s Surviving. “Something Loud” was produced by the band and acclaimed producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen, and looks to be a preview of the next chapter for the group.

Catch the band on the road this fall leading up to When We Were Young:

August 19 – Denver, CO – KTCL’s Big Gig*
September 8 – Cleveland, OH – Rock Hall Live
September 9 – Columbus, OH – KEMBA Live!
September 10 – Pittsburgh, PA – Four Chord Music Festival*
September 11 – Detroit, MI – Saint Andrew’s Hall
September13 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
September 14 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
September 16 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
September 18 – Chicago, IL – RiotFest*
September 20 – Richmond, VA – The National
September 21 – Wantagh, NY – Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall
September 23 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
September 24 – Providence, RI – The Strand Theatre
September 25 – New Haven, CT – Toad’s Place
September 26 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
September 28 – Albany, NY – Empire Live
September 29 – Toronto, ON – History
October 1 – Ocean City, MD – Oceans Calling*
October 22 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young*
October 23 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young*
October 29 – Las Vegas, NV – When We Were Young*

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