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Origin United States
Genres Experimental[1]
Years active 2008–present
Labels Ipecac Recordings, Lex Records
Members Tunde Adebimpe
Mike Patton
Adam "Doseone" Drucker

Nevermen is an American music group. It consists of Tunde Adebimpe, Mike Patton, and Adam "Doseone" Drucker.[2] It was listed by Paste as one of the "20 Best New Bands of 2015".[3]


Nevermen was formed in 2008, when Adam "Doseone" Drucker jammed with Tunde Adebimpe in a Brooklyn warehouse.[4] Later, the two sent some of the music to Mike Patton.[4] The trio refined the recordings with one another over the years.[4]

On August 5, 2015, Nevermen released the debut track, "Tough Towns".[5] It was, according to Doseone, "dedicated to anyone remotely young, feeling inexplicably inspired in the 'nowhere' they are from."[6] On December 4, 2015, the group released another track, "Mr Mistake".[7] Boards of Canada's remix of the song was released on January 12, 2016.[8] On January 22, 2016, the group released the third track, "Hate On".[9]

On January 29, 2016, Nevermen released the debut album, Nevermen.[10] It debuted at number 9 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart.[11] At Metacritic, it received an average score of 69 out of 100, based on 19 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[12]




  • "Tough Towns" (2015)
  • "Mr Mistake" (2015)
  • "Hate On" (2016)


  1. ^ Perry, Kevin EG (August 6, 2015). "Mike Patton, Doseone And TV On The Radio's Tunde Adebimpe Team Up As The Experimental Nevermen". NME. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Payne, Chris (August 5, 2015). "TV on the Radio, Faith No More Members Form Nevermen Supergroup, Share 'Tough Towns' Song". Billboard. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "The 20 Best New Bands of 2015". Paste. December 10, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c Grow, Kory (August 5, 2015). "Hear TV on the Radio, Faith No More Singers' Avant-Garde Supergroup". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  5. ^ Joyce, Colin (August 5, 2015). "Mike Patton Launches Supergroup With TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, Doseone". Spin. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  6. ^ Hunt, El (August 5, 2015). "New band rock: TV on the Radio and Faith No More supergroup Nevermen releases debut track 'Tough Towns'". DIY. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  7. ^ Tenreyro, Tatiana (December 4, 2015). "Nevermen (Mike Patton, Tunde Adebimpe & Doseone) share new song & more album details". BrooklynVegan. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  8. ^ Monroe, Jazz (January 13, 2016). "Nevermen (TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe, Mike Patton, Doseone) Postpone Tour Due to Illness". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  9. ^ Breihan, Tom (January 22, 2016). "Nevermen – "Hate On"". Stereogum. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  10. ^ Ham, Robert (January 29, 2016). "Nevermen's self-titled album brings delicious, thick swirls of modern electronica". Alternative Press. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  11. ^ "Heatseekers Albums: Up and Coming Musicians Chart". Billboard. February 20, 2016. Retrieved May 9, 2017.
  12. ^ "Nevermen by Nevermen". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved May 9, 2017.

Further reading

  • Phillips, Lior (January 29, 2016). "Nevermen: The Leaderless Supergroup". Consequence of Sound.
  • Kerr, Dave (February 5, 2016). ""It's time to plug the monster in!" Nevermen interviewed". The Skinny.

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