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What It Really Means to Separate the Art from the Artist

We spoke to Kanye, Brand New, R Kelly and Morrissey fans about that feeling when your fave becomes problematic.
Fergal Kinney

Moving on After Brand New

After Jesse Lacey was accused of sexual misconduct, many fans of the Long Island band went through an identity crisis. It doesn't have to be that way.
Nina Corcoran
Noisey News

Two Women Allege That Brand New's Jesse Lacey Solicited Them As Minors

Speaking to Pitchfork, both claim that Lacey asked them for explicit photos when they were under 18, and detail further abuse.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Brand New Cancel Upcoming UK Shows Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

This follows singer Jesse Lacey's recent statement, apologising for his past conduct.
Noisey UK Staff
Noisey News

Brand New’s Jesse Lacey Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The singer apologised for his past conduct, but did not specifically address the allegation that he solicited nude photos from a minor 15 years ago.
Alex Robert Ross
Fandom Week

I Will Fight for Brand New to Be Crowned the Best Band of a Generation

Much like Nirvana or, yes, Radiohead before them, Brand New open an avenue into something more than 'just the music'.
Ryan Bassil
conspiracy theories

There's a Complicated Conspiracy Theory About Brand New Floating Around

The band’s latest album ‘Science Fiction’ has been the subject of conspiracies from the start. But is the latest mystery just a troll from people with too much time on their hands?
Daniel Oberhaus
Noisey News

'Science Fiction' Is Already Brand New's First US Number One Album

It's lit (me up).
Phil Witmer

Brand New's 'Science Fiction' and the Terminal Dread of Being Alive

Please send flowers.
Emma Garland
Holy Shit

Holy Shit, Brand New Just Released Their New Album, 'Science Fiction'

After one of the weirdest and shortest album release cycles of all time, their fifth LP dropped on Thursday evening.
Alex Robert Ross
A Year of Lil Wayne

A Year of Lil Wayne: Brand New Shirts

"My shirt brand new / my shoes brand new."
Kyle Kramer
Remembering Things

The Immortality of Brand New’s ‘The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me’

Ten years since its release, we reflect on a rare album: one that asks us to look into the most damaging part of our soul, and often comes up with more questions than answers.
Ryan Bassil