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Backstage at Bonnaroo: Against Me!

VIDEO! SPIN.com speaks to frontman Tom Gabel about recording plans and the upcoming Presidential election.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // June 17, 2008

Bonnaroo may be known for its jammy tendencies, but that didn’t stop agit-rockers Against Me! from playing a set that was as economical as it was appropriately thrashing.Before their set, SPIN.com’s William Goodman spoke to lead singer Tom Gabel about working on the follow-up to Spin’s 2007 Record of the Year, New Wave, and what he thinks the important issues — not to mention candidates — are for the upcoming election.

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