Announcing our first new music since 2016! A brand-new single, titled “Alumni Magazines”. The lyrics wrestle with grown-up themes of class distinction and privilege. But the instrumentation is “classic WB”, as chugging guitars meet vintage moog synthesizers in a burst of hook-laden powerpop. The gritty mix is courtesy of Phil Palazzolo. Download for free, and… Read more »
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Filmmaker Chris Cassidy has produced a fantastic documentary about our friends Dennis & Lois, fixtures on the punk and indie rock scene since the mid-1970s. We are very proud of our band’s connection to this film and to these inspiring people, not to mention the fact that the film closes with our song “Two Kinds… Read more »
As we continue workshopping new songs for our next LP, we will return to the stripped-down setting at our beloved 11th Street Bar in New York City. On Thursday October 18th, join us for an unhurried acoustic evening of Wormburner material both new and classic. Plus, you can expect plenty of cover songs and special guests in… Read more »
Our own Paul McDaniel is careening toward a birthday milestone, and we are playing a special June show to mark the occasion. On Saturday June 23rd, come celebrate the birthday of everyone’s favorite aging rocker at Otto’s Shrunken Head in the East Village. Paul will draw up the setlist for this one-of-a-kind show featuring the… Read more »
On Thursday April 12th, we will play Knitting Factory in Brooklyn alongside our friends The Last Nites. The Last Nites will perform the soundtrack to “Pulp Fiction” in its entirety. We’ve seen this once previously, and it is not to be missed! Advance tickets can be purchased here .
Many thanks to everyone who came out for our annual Christmas show in December at the Mercury Lounge! We’re now back to working on new songs for our next LP, and we plan to test-drive several of them in an acoustic setting on Thursday February 8th at 11th Street Bar in New York City. This… Read more »
Rest in peace, Tommy Keene. An inspiration and a friend to us, opening for Tommy at the original Maxwell’s in Hoboken was one of the great privileges we’ve known as a band.
On Thursday December 14th, we will return to full-on electric form at New York City’s Mercury Lounge. Our annual Christmas show will be a full night of familiar faces with a set by Christopher John Campion backed by Mad Staggers. Ex-Behoovers Jolly Good will open the show with their debut live performance, and Yule Dogs… Read more »
Our stripped-down series continues at LIC Bar on Sunday, September 17th. Starting at 5:30PM, we will play two sets in the outdoor space. Our setlist will include Wormburner material new and classic. Plus, we will welcome special guests and play a bunch of cover songs. This is our latest endeavor as we workshop and gradually… Read more »
We have been working on a bunch of new songs, introducing many of them via a series of stripped-down sets at 11th Street Bar in New York City. The next date is Thursday July 20th. While we haven’t always advertised these gigs under the Wormburner name per se, our setlists inevitably include Wormburner material new… Read more »