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The Walkmen Biography

All five members of the Walkmen were born in the 1970s and spent their childhoods in Washington, DC. Singer Hamilton Leithauser and organist Walter Martin are first cousins and grew up across the street from one another. All but bass player Peter Bauer went to the same high school. Each listened to many of the same bands, went to the same shows and hung out in the same places handed down from generation to generation.

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The Walkmen Picture Gallery

hamilton leithauser of the walkmen performing live
hamilton leithauser of the walkmen performing live
hamilton leithauser of the walkmen performing live
hamilton leithauser of the walkmen performing live
hamilton leithauser of the walkmen performing live

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The Latest The Walkmen News

The Walkmen's Walter Martin Releasing Children's Album

9th April 2014

The Walkmen's Walter Martin is set to release a children's album.The rocker's We're All Young Together will debut in May...

The Walkmen Quit Hiatus After Just Two Months

8th January 2014

Indie rockers The Walkmen have baffled fans by signing up to play a gig next month (Feb14) despite previously announcing...

Rockers The Walkmen To Take Hiatus

1st December 2013

Indie rock band The Walkmen have announced an "extreme hiatus".The group has assured fans there are no plans to split,...

The Walkmen Cancel Festival Slot

13th May 2010

American rockers THE WALKMEN have been forced to scrap an appearance at U.K. music festival The Great Escape after their...

Festival Update

13th April 2010

More acts have been added to The Reading and Leeds festival line ups, including Mystery Jets, New Young Pony Club...

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The Walkmen Reviews

Live at Leeds 2013 - Live Review Live Review

10th May 2013

Having quickly established itself as the best metropolitan music festival in the UK, Live At...

The Walkmen - Heaven Album Review

21st May 2012

Let's face it; 'The Rat' was an undeniably astounding track. The sheer vigour was unrelenting...

The Walkmen - You and Me Album Review

14th August 2008

Album review of 'You and Me' by The Walkmen released through Gigantic.The Walkmen's last album...

The Walkmen - Pussy Cats Album Review

26th March 2007

The WalkmenPussy CatsAlbum ReviewThe Walkmen are easily the best band of their kind (and their...

The Walkmen - A Hundred Miles Off Album Review

4th October 2006

The WalkmenA Hundred Miles OffAlbum ReviewSome albums have great openers, Highway 61 Revisited had the...

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The Walkmen Festivals

Boston Calling

23rd May 2014

Firefly Music Festival

19th June 2014

Austin City Limits

3rd October 2014

SXSW Music Festival

7th March 2014

The Green Man Festival

14th August 2014

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The Walkmen Interviews

The Walkmen, Interview

1st August 2011

Unless you've been living under a darkened rock these past ten years, New York based...

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The Latest The Walkmen Press Releases

Off Festival Katowice 2013 - The Walkmen To Curate The Experimental Stage!

30th May 2013

Fans of the OFF Festival have already known for a while that The...

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