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Headbangers Brawl: What bands should play the final Warped Tour?

Posted by on February 21, 2018

This past weekend, the Vans Warped Tour found itself in a bit of a Twitter dispute over what bands should appear on the lineup of its final run this summer. Unsurprisingly the talk centered around what ‘00s punk and emo bands fans would like to see play a 30 minute set in amphitheater parking lots one last time. […]

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Warped Tour to end after 2018 trek

Posted by on November 15, 2017

After 23 years, The Vans Warped Tour will have its final cross-country trek next summer. The touring festival was founded by producer Kevin Lyman back in 1995, which featured mainly punk and rock acts. However, over the years its grown with a diverse set of acts including metal bands such as Alestorm, Avenged Sevenfold, Gwar, The […]

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Alestorm Joins Westboro Baptist Church protest at Kansas City Warped tour stop

Posted by on July 28, 2017

Yesterday, Thursday, July 27th, the Vans Warped Tour made its stop in Kansas City, KS, and just like all good things that come through the area, the Westboro Baptist Church organized a protest against it. During the demonstration, members of the pirate metal group Alestorm, who have been playing on the festival, were spotted alongside […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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The Dickies post response to Vans Warped Tour backlash

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Punk rock band The Dickies have been around for 40 years now, and as one of the bands playing a handful of shows on this Summer’s Vans Warped Tour, attracted their share of attention. However, it was for all the wrong reasons. Video has surfaced of the band’s show on their last day of the […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/28: Nickelback feed on sales

Posted by on June 28, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I honestly don’t know why everyone hates on Nickelback so much. Well, actually I do: the hate bandwagon. But really, they’re a harmless radio-friendly rock band, and while for some people, that’s […]

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Hundredth, Being As An Ocean escape after bus fire

Posted by on June 27, 2017

The Warped Tour has only been on the road for about a week, and it’s already claimed one casualty: the tour bus that Hundredth and Being as an Ocean were traveling in. The two bands were on the road to today’s date in Nashville, and woke up to the back of their bus on fire. […]

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GWAR premiere new song, “F**k This Place,” at Warped Tour

Posted by on June 19, 2017

The Warped Tour is a rite of passage for teenagers to see some of their favorite bands and get turned on to new ones. With it having kicked off this past weekend, there are going to be a ton of teens that suddenly realize that they love GWAR. Taking the year off of the GWAR-B-Q […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 16th, 2017: Feed the Releases

Posted by on June 16, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new studio releases from Iced Earth, Chon, and Nickelback . If you would like to check out last week’s releases you can do so here. You can also check out last week’s […]

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Find out how much Vans Warped Tour, Blink 182 and more made on the road

Posted by on September 21, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We have previously reported on the gross sales of Vans Warped Tour but that time, we only had numbers on […]

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