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There are two artists with this name
1. An American indie rock band
2. A Japanese visual kei band (gossip)

An American trio from Portland, OR, originally formed in Arkansas and formally known as The Gossip. The genre-bending DIY post-punk rock trio bring a new level of lyrical power and musical sophistication to their ever-evolving, always-electrifying sound and sensibility on Music For Men, the indie group’s first major label studio album.

According to Gossip guitarist and music creator Brace Paine, the idea of calling the band’s new album Music For Men comes straight from Beth Ditto, the Gossip’s iconoclastic lead singer and charismatic front-person. “It’s like a feminist joke,” Brace offers by way of wry explanation.

And while the Gossip incorporate a deft sense of cultural irony into Music For Men, there’s nothing confusing about the post-punk trio’s musical approach: direct and visceral, pulsing with a raw and unapologetic animal energy, drummer Hannah Blilie’s propulsive rhythms interlocking with Brace’s heart-pounding riffs and Beth’s aggressive and cathartic vocals.

One of the year’s most highly-anticipated event releases, Music For Men, the Gossip’s new musical manifesto, marks the group’s first full-length studio collection since their signature anthem-of-empowerment, “Standing In The Way of Control,” broke-out big in 2006. Music For Men is the first new music from the group since the release of its major label debut, Live In Liverpool.

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