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Pile – Hot Air Balloon

The group’s encore to their 2023 album ‘All Fiction’ further explores their more atmospheric side

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Looking over the past six months of outstanding new music

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Pile announce fall tour dates

More shows in support of ‘All Fiction’


The 11 best Pile songs, picked by Rick Maguire

The band’s vocalist and songwriter takes a tour through their 15-year career.

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Pile – All Fiction

The post-hardcore group, once a solo project, evolves into something richer and more ambitious

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Plus Full of Hell and Primitive Man, Mandy, Indiana and Pile

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The albums to watch in the early half of the year


Hear a new song from Pile, “Poisons”

Another new track from ‘All Fiction’


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Hear the first single, “Loops”

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Pile’s Rick Maguire announces solo tour

Tour dates launch in February and run through early April.

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Pile announce new album Songs Known Together, Alone

Hear two tracks, “I Don’t Want to Do This Anymore” and “Build a Fire.”

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Listen to and read about our 12 favorite albums of the past month.

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The Boston post-hardcore band delivers the best of all possible Piles, resulting in their strongest and most diverse album.

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Marathon Men: An interview with Pile

We chat with Rick Maguire about the band’s new album, panic attacks and marathon endurance.