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2011 —> 2012

Many thanks for helping make 2011 our greatest year to-date. We toured the West Coast and enjoyed some unforgettable hospitality courtesy of our friends at of KEXP in Seattle. Back East, we played shows with The Walkmen, Deer Tick, School of Seven Bells and even Cracker. The year concluded with a huge outpouring at The…

Live in Hoboken with The Walkmen

We just played an incredible outdoor festival date on a perfect autumn day in Hoboken, New Jersey. Also on the bill were The Walkmen and School of Seven Bells . Check out some incredible photos with the glorious NYC skyline as our backdrop, as well as a short video re-cap of the event. Many thanks… Read more »

Album Review from Absolute Punk

Absolute Punk has some very good words to say about “Placed by The Gideons”. Click here for the album review.


This Springtime, Wormburner will take the show on the road for our first-ever WEST COAST TOUR dates. We’ll kick things off in Fantastic LA with a show at The Silverlake Lounge on Thursday May 12th. We’ve also been invited to the venerable KEXP in Seattle for an in-studio interview and live performance on Saturday May… Read more »

NYC Taper features Wormburner

NYC Taper was on-hand at our Mercury Lounge show earlier this month, and the result is a professional live recording of our entire set. Click here for free access to the recording, as well as a very nice write-up about Wormburner. NYC Taper is New York City’s premiere live music archivist, having recorded bands like… Read more »

Placed by The Gideons – now on 12-inch vinyl

We’ve inked a deal with Wisconsin-based Wax Off Records, and our new album is now out on 12-inch vinyl. More specifically, clear vinyl with red and yellow splatter. Sure to be a collector’s item, you can pick it up for only $12 at the Wax Off Records website. The album artwork includes a gatefold sleeve… Read more »

Airplay at WFUV

Wormburner can now be heard on New York City’s 90.7 FM WFUV. The Fordham University station is playing our song ‘Peekskill’ on their evening indie rock show called The Alternate Side. Click here for a short teaser video of Wormburner playing ‘Peekskill’ live in Brooklyn this past summer.

The incomparable WFMU

Hats off to Bill Kelly at the incomparable 91.1 FM WFMU for boldly kicking off his “Teenage Wasteland” radio show today with our new song “The Interstate”.

Album review by zZounds Music News

The reviewers at zZounds Music News had this to say about our new record: Armed with a tight-knit musicality and a broad lyrical range, NY quintet Wormburner takes an innovative approach to the well-worn genre of narrative-heavy rock. Frontman Steve Henry has a rare voice, reminiscent of John Darnielle, Hutch Harris, and other confessional, impassioned… Read more »

Interview at

The good people at have published an exclusive interview with Wormburner’s own Steve “Hank” Henry. This is the latest in a series of recent profiles that have included Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne and Brian Wilson collaborator Scott Bennett