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Good Charlotte Announce New Album Generation Rx, Debut New Song 'Actual Pain'

Good Charlotte
Ville Juurikkala

Good Charlotte

Pop-punk heroes Good Charlotte are back with a new single and album announcement. Their seventh studio album Generation Rx will be out Sept.18, with lead single “Actual Pain” available for streaming now.

Their first release in collaboration between the band’s MDDN imprint and BMG, Generation Rx was written with themes of addiction and the opioid crisis in mind. Founding members Joel and Benji Madden said in a statement: "We just played a memorial service in honor of Lil Peep. We were thinking of that.”

The brothers continue by placing Peep’s passing into a wider context. ”Our generation was the first to have so many ways to deal with pain. Throughout this century, we've seen the whole opioid crisis get worse. We wondered if we were really doing our part. We wanted to bet back out there on the battlefield and spread insight, share experience, and give anything we could to improve lives. The message is you can get through the pain, survive it, and have the life you want.”

You can stream the visceral “Actual Pain” and check out the band’s upcoming European tour dates below.

GOOD CHARLOTTE LIVE DATES

May 26, 2018- Leeds, UK - Slam Dunk North
May 27, 2018 - Hatfield, UK - Slam Dunk South
May 28, 2018 - Birmingham, UK - Slam Dunk Midlands
May 31, 2018 - Vienna, Austria - Arena Open Air
June 01, 2018 - Nüremberg, Germany - Rock Im Park
June 03, 2018 - Nürburg, Germany - Rock Am Ring
October 13, 2018 - Puebla, Mexico - Comuna Festival
February 01, 2019 - Zürich, Switzerland - X-Tra
February 03, 2019 - Milan, Italy - Alcatraz
February 04, 2019 - Munich, Germany - Zenith
February 05, 2019 - Cologne, Germany - Palladium
February 07, 2019 - Brussels, Belgium - AB
February 08, 2019 - Paris, France - Zenith
February 09, 2019 - Offenbach, Germany - Stadthalle
February 11, 2019 - Prague, Czech Republic - Forum Karlin
February 12, 2019- Warsaw, Poland - Torwar
February 13, 2019 - Berlin, Germany - Columbiahale
February 15, 2019 - Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Rockhal
February 16, 2019 - Hamburg, Germany - Sporthalle
February 18, 2019 - Tilburg, Netherlands - 013
February 20, 2019 - London, United Kingdom - Alexandra Palace

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