It’s been a rough few years for Iron Chic. Two years after the release of 2013’s The Constant One, the band split with founding guitarist Rob McAllister, who unexpectedly passed away in January 2016. The group channeled their grief and feelings about anxiety, depression, relationships, substance abuse, mortality, life, and death into a new record—You Can’t Stay Here, due October 13 on SideOneDummy Records. We spoke with vocalist Jason Lubrano on Monday of last week about the band’s tumultuous time, and how they arrived at making their darkest record yet.
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