The Gaslight Anthem Unveil 'American Slang' Exclusively on NPR

The Gaslight Anthem are excited to announce the “First Listen” of their brand new studio album titled American Slang. Currently being featured on NPR, American Slang can now be streamed in its entirety for one week prior to its proper release on June 15. Recently named one of Rolling Stone Magazine’s “40 Reasons to Be Excited About Music.” The Gaslight Anthem are gearing up for the release of the album with this stream made available exclusively to NPR’s site visitors.


In addition to the full-album stream on NPR, The Gaslight Anthem will be featuring an exclusive pre-order bundle on their Web site for one more day. Visitors to will be able to order the album in various formats and receive a limited edition t-shirt until 6 p.m. EST tomorrow, Tuesday, June 8. Pre-orders for the album will still be taken through all participating retailers until the release of American Slang on June 15.

Additionally, all six episodes of the band’s “Making of…” series can be viewed on right now as well. Having premiered each episode on an array of Web sites and music portals over the course of the past six weeks, the “Making of…” series, a chronicle that featured and followed each member of the band as well as their producer Ted Hutt through the entire recording process of American Slang, can now be found in its entirety on the Web site for those who may have missed each individual premiere.

American Slang is slated for release on June 15 in the US and Canada (and around the world that same week) on SideOneDummy Records. Produced by Ted Hutt (who produced the band’s acclaimed second album, The ’59 Sound).

The Gaslight Anthem will be bringing their inimitable live show to the following festivals and venues throughout the summer:

11 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
15 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (w/ Tim Barry and Rival Schools)

14 – Toronto, ON – Sound Academy (w/ Tim Barry and The Menzingers)
15 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore (special lineup also featuring The Hold Steady and The Whigs)
16 – St. Louis, MO – Pop’s *
17 – Kansas City, MO – Midland Theatre *
20 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre *
21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern *
22 – San Jose, CA – “Music in the Park Series”
24 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre *
26 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue *
27 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues *
28 – Columbus, OH – LC Pavillion *
29 – Philadelphia, PA – Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing *
31 – Providence, RI – Lupo’s *

01 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
02 – Boston, MA – House of Blues *
05 – Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summerstage (w/ Frank Turner and William Elliott Whitmore)

09 – Austin City Limits Festival
* = w/ Tim Barry and Chamberlain

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