While UK anxiety-pop auteurs the Wombats are currently hibernating, frontman Matthew "Murph" Murphy goes it alone with a new band, a mess of deprecating new earworms, and revived energy.
Wombats' frontman Matthew Murphy has new project called Love Fame Tragedy with members of the Pixies, Alt-J, and Pearl Jam. He gives us the "The Five Artists/Bands that have influenced I Don't Want to Play the Victim, But I'm Really Good at It EP".
Day two of Austin City Limits' second weekend started with soul and ended with the powerful heavy metal of Metallica and the dance goodness of Justice.
The Wombats, a UK pop-rock band seemingly obsessed with parties and pills, don't seem the sort ready for a solemn break-up record, but Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life is just that, kind of.
“Everything’s Going Great at the Moment But It Inevitably Might End Up Turning to Shit”: An Interview with the Wombats
For their triumphant fourth full-length, UK alternative-rock stalwarts the Wombats traveled around the world to eventually settle down on a thrilling new direction for the immediate, catchy sound.