Mayday Parade to Headline the 2015 AP Tour

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Last week Mayday Parade announced they would be releasing their fifth studio album, Black Lines, later this year. Now, several days after the announcement, the Florida band have revealed that they will be the headliners for this year’s’ Alternative Press Tour,’ aka ‘The AP Tour.’

This year’s installation of The AP Tour is the first in three years. The last trek was back in 2012 and was primarily focused on harder sounding bands like Miss May I and The Ghost Inside.

This year’s tour is also the second time Mayday Parade has been featured on the bill. The band first made an appearance on the line-up back in 2009 when they headed out alongside the likes of The Academy Is…, Set Your Goals, The Secret Handshake, and You Me at Six.

Heading out alongside the five-piece will be “sad boys” Real Friends, This Wild Life, and As It Is. The 2015 AP Tour will kick off at the House of Blues in Boston on Oct. 14 and wrap up on Nov. 25 at the House of Blues in Orlando.

The complete list of tour dates can be seen below.

2015 AP TOUR DATES:

10/14 – House of Blues – Boston, MA
10/15 – Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
10/16 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
10/18 – The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
10/20 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY
10/21 – Town Ballroom – Buffalo, NY
10/22 – Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON
10/23 – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
10/24 – Stage AE – Pittsburgh, PA
10/25 – The Crofoot – Pontiac, MI
10/29 – Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
10/30 – Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
10/31 – Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
11/1 – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
11/3 – Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
11/4 – The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
11/5 – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID
11/7 – Showbox at the Market – Seattle, WA
11/8 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
11/10 – Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
11/12 – House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
11/13 – Soma – San Diego, CA
11/14 – Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ
11/15 – Hard Rock – Las Vegas, NV
11/17 – Aztec Theatre – San Antonio, TX
11/18 – House of Blues – Houston, TX
11/20 – House of Blues – Dallas, TX
11/21 – Emo’s – Austin, TX
11/22 – House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
11/24 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
11/25 – House of Blues – Orlando, FL

Mayday Parade’s impending new record is set to be released on Oct. 9 through Fearless Records while a snippet of the first single, “Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology,” can be heard here.

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Vans Warped Tour Day One to Stream on Yahoo

With a week until the 2015 Vans Warped Tour is slated to kick off their summer trek, organizers have revealed that the first day of the festivities are going to be broadcast live.

Those who might not be able to attend this year’s traveling rock show due to issues, will get the opportunity to watch 30 artists from this years line-up on four different stages from the comfort of their homes. The live broadcast will also feature backstage access as well as some behind-the-scenes footage.

The stream of the Pomona, CA stop on June 19 will go live at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. for those on the east coast) on Yahoo.

The list of artists who will be performing during the live broadcast can be seen below.

2015 VANS WARPED TOUR LIVE BROADCAST ACTS:

  • PVRIS
  • Attila
  • We Came As Romans
  • The Amity Affliction
  • Transit
  • Beartooth
  • Memphis May Fire
  • Black Veil Brides
  • August Burns Red
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Blessthefall
  • Mooseblood
  • Riff Raff
  • Neck Deep
  • As It Is
  • Night Riots
  • This Wild Life
  • Set It Off
  • Family Force Five
  • Metro Station
  • Never Shout Never
  • Mod Sun
  • Hands Like Houses
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • Juliet Simms
  • Citizen
  • Man Overboard
  • Icon For Hire
  • The Wonder Years
  • Lee Corey Oswald
  • Miss May I

This Wild Life to Re-Release Debut Album

For those who are fans of This Wild Life, the acoustic duo are giving you something to get excited about; they will be re-releasing their debut album.

The California act revealed earlier today that they will be reissuing Clouded this Summer. The deluxe version of the record will be titled Clouded (Atmosphere Edition) and will feature three new songs which were recorded by Erik Ron and A Day to Remember frontman Jeremy McKinnon.

The impending record will also feature live versions of three previously released song; “Sleepwalking,” “Concrete,” and “Roots and Branches (Meant To Be Alone).”

Check out the complete track list for Clouded (Atmosphere Edition) below.

CLOUDED (ATMOSPHERE EDITION) TRACK LIST:

1. “Concrete”
2. “Over It”
3. “No More Bad Days”
4. “History”
5. “Roots and Branches (Meant To Be Alone)”
6. “Bound to Break”
7. “Better With You”
8. “Looking Back”
9. “Don’t Say”
10. “405”
11. “Stay Up Late”
12. “It’s Alright”
13. “Alone With Me”
14. “Sleepwalking (Live Session)”
15. “Concrete (Live Session)”
16. “Roots and Branches (Meant To Be Alone) (Live Session)”

Pre-orders for Clouded (Atmosphere Edition) are currently available on the band’s website where you can pre-order the album alone or in a bundle which features the album and a t-shirt (black or red, it’s up to you).

Like last Summer, the Long Beach duo will once again spend their Summer on the Vans Warped Tour which is slated to kick off in a couple of weeks.

Slam Dunk Fest Announce Complete 2015 Line-Up

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The United Kingdom’s Slam Dunk Festival has now revealed the complete line-up for this year’s festivities.

In the final unveiling, the annual festival revealed that Set it Off, Finch, Cartel, Architects, This Wild Life, and more have been added to its previously announced list.

Check out the flyer for the festival below which includes the new additions as well as acts like Taking Back Sunday, The Wonder Years, and major headliner You Me at Six.

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Slam Dunk Festival will once again take place at three different locations including the Leeds Civic Centre, The Forum in Hatfield, and Wolverhampton Civic Centre during the May bank holiday (the weekend of May 23-25).

Tickets are currently available on the festival’s website.

New Found Glory Hitting the Road Once Again in 2015

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Yesterday seemed to be New Found Glory’s version of Christmas with the Florida-based band giving fans two gifts.

The first of the two gifts was their Christmas song, “Snow.” The second of the gifts was the announcement that they will once again be hitting the road in support of their recently released album, Resurrection.

The new tour has been titled the “Sleep When I’m Dead” Tour which for those who have listened to the record, would know that it’s a lyrics from their first single, “Selfless.”

The tour will begin on March 13 at The Glass House in Pomona, CA and will wrap up a month later on April 12 at Fitzgerald’s in Houston.

Check out the official poster for the tour which also reveals the identity of the “special guests” for the tour.

Spoilers: it’s Turnstile, This Wild Life and Turnover

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South By So What? Unleash Second List of Bands

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South By So What? have released the second list of artist who will be taking the trip to Texas in late March.

The second unveil of the annual festival which will be turning eight in 2015, recently announced bands such as Atreyu, Chiodos, For Today, Hatebreed, I See Stars, Motionless in White, Superhaven, This Wild Life, and many more.

One of the treats to come from the newly revealed list comes courtesy of Cartel. The Georgia-based band will be performing their debut album, 2005’s Chroma in full during their setThat’s one way to celebrate the tenth anniversary of your break-out record.

Check out the up to date list of artists which includes over 100 bands, and the final list hasn’t even been revealed yet.

New bands announced:

Atreyu
Capsize
Cartel performing Chroma in its entirety
Chiodos
Conquer Divide
Dear You
Driver Friendly
Fallujah
Fear & Wonder
For The Win
For Today
Gideon
Hatebreed
Hotel Books
Invent, Animate
I See Stars
Jesse Lawson
Motionless In White
Mouth Of The South
Oceano
Silent Screams
Superheaven
The Last Ten Seconds Of Life
This Wild Life

First group of bands:

Black Tongue
Boris The Blade
Dayseeker
Enter Shikari
Ghost Atlas
He Is Legend
Lydia
Mayday Parade
Monuments
Outline in Color
Parables
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
The Alchemy Index
The Browning
The Maine
The Ongoing Concept
We Came As Romans
Yesterday As Today

South By So What? will take place during the weekend of March 20-22 at the QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. Tickets are currently on sale, so maybe it’s time to start buying them.