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NYC Taper features Wormburner

November 17, 2012

NYC Taper was on-hand for the New York City show we played earlier this Fall at The Mercury Lounge. NYC Taper is New York City’s premiere live music archivist. Click here for free access to the recording, as well as another very nice write-up about Wormburner.

Courtesy of Brooklyn Vegan

August 1, 2012

Here’s Brooklyn Vegan providing great coverage (and PHOTOS!!) of our recent show with The War on Drugs and Dean & Britta. The Dean & Britta set featured a stunning guest appearance by Sean Eden, effectively re-uniting the band LUNA who played their last show together back in 2005.

MTV’s “120 Minutes” with Matt Pinfield

May 11, 2012

Wormburner was just featured on MTV’s “120 Minutes”. Check out Hank’s chat with pioneering VJ Matt Pinfield.

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With The War on Drugs and Dean & Britta

May 1, 2012

On Saturday July 21st, Wormburner will play the Shine a Light Music Festival with The War on Drugs and Dean & Britta. The event takes place at Mulcahy’s Concert Hall in Wantagh, Long Island. Doors open at 7:00PM, and the Dean & Britta set will include songs from the Galaxie 500 and Luna catalogues (with special guest). It’s all a benefit for the The Tommy Brull Foundation., assisting persons with disabilities in the greater Nassau County area. Click here for tickets.

Encore Video from Mercury Lounge

March 15, 2012

We left it all on the stage last week at The Mercury Lounge. See for yourself by clicking here for some great video footage of the final two songs of our set. Thanks to everyone who came out to the show!

And if you’re looking for the best St. Patrick’s Day Party in New York City, members of Wormburner will join a star-studded lineup of musicians and guest vocalists this Saturday March 17th at The Bowery Ballroom. It’s an annual celebration of Irish music (think Pogues, Waterboys, Van Morrison, U2, Thin Lizzy etc) and it’s all being anchored by Booga Sugar. Doors open at 8:00PM. There’ll be a traditional Irish band at 9:00PM, and then the all-star medley starts at 10:00PM. It’s also a worthy benefit for the Thomas P. Cloherty Foundation. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. See you there.

Mercury Lounge – Thursday March 8th

February 20, 2012

Our first New York City concert appearance of 2012 is scheduled for Thursday March 8th at The Mercury Lounge . It’s an EARLY SHOW. We are pleased to share the stage with Little Embers , a match made in heaven that’s been a long time coming. Set times are for real. Little Embers hits the stage at 7:00PM SHARP, followed by Wormburner at 8:00PM. See you there!

2011 —> 2012

December 31, 2011

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 Bowery Ballroom, where we enjoyed piloting several new songs for the hometown crowd. The New Year finds us back in the recording studio fine-tuning our new material. Keep checking back for updates on the recording process and upcoming shows.


December 1, 2011

The date is set. On Friday December 16th, Wormburner hits The Bowery Ballroom stage to continue our annual Christmastime tradition. Once again we will share the bill with familiar faces from Lifeguard Nights and Mad Larry (featuring members of The Bogmen). Newly joining us this year will be Booga Sugar, who will bring it all home with a crisp, closing set of yuletide party classics and sing-alongs. Brace yourself for special guests and a holiday light show provided by BAMiAM.

Tickets are on sale now. And don’t forget to pick up a copy of the Wormburner Christmas Single “Bells of St. Ignatius” in the iTunes Music Store for just ninety-nine cents.

Live in Hoboken with The Walkmen

October 20, 2011

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 to h-mag for staging an unforgettable festival.

Video from Seattle in-studio at KEXP

September 12, 2011

KEXP in Seattle has posted some excellent video footage of WB performing four songs live-in-the-studio on our recent West Coast Tour. Click to view live performances of “Peekskill“, “The Interstate“, “Pike City Proper” and “Breaker Breaker“.

Placed by the Gideons

The latest LP from Wormburner

Wormburner Placed by the Gideons


Produced by Wormburner and Alan Camlet. Recorded and mixed by Alan Camlet at Hoboken Recorders in Hoboken, NJ.

About Wormburner


An electrifying five-piece from New York City, Wormburner steamrolls gritty lyrical narratives over rock’s mightiest foundations.


Friday September 26th
Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
New York City
with Waiting for Henry

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The Interstate (Live at KEXP)

Wormburner: The Interstate

Pike City Proper (Live at KEXP)

Wormburner: Pike City Proper

Peekskill (Live at KEXP)

Wormburner: Peekskill

Breaker Breaker (Live at KEXP)

Wormburner: Breaker Breaker

Breaker Breaker (Acoustic version)

Wormburner: Breaker Breaker (Acoustic)

Peekskill (Official)

Wormburner: Peekskill (Official)

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Two Kinds of People

The Interstate

Breaker Breaker

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(Christmas) Bells of St. Ignatius