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The Protomen

— Full make up — I wash it off and it’s still there five days later. — Band name — It’s actually a play on the character Proto Man from a  video game from 1987-ish. It was a game called Mega Man, you remember it, really good game with a sweet soundtrack. We basically just took […]

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Real Friends

Dan Lambton From the South Suburbs of Chicago We’re all from the South suburbs. I live in a town called Evergreen Park and we all, our meeting place is a town called Tinley Park where they have Warped Tour every year. We send merch out there, we practice over there. I love the South side […]

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Mayday Parade

Derek Sanders — Vans Warped Tour — This is our fifth time. It’s great, I love Warped Tour. We have it easy now, because we’ve done it a few times in a van and that’s truly the difficult experience. So now, doing it in a bus these last few times, there’s not really much to […]

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Yellowcard

Ryan Key — Utah knows their music! — This is where it all started really – the radio for us – was here in Salt Lake City. Always cool to be here…You probably heard [“Ocean Avenue”] on X96. They were the first radio station to really play our band. It was awesome. I don’t know […]

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Survive This!

Shawn Zyvoloski — The Band Name— The initial idea is kind of funny. Daniel likes survivalist TV shows. He was like, “I wanna do something like that. It’s cool.” When we really sat down we were like, we can’t have our name from something like that. When we picked Survive This! we wanted it as a statement.  […]

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The Story So Far

Kelen Capener — The Band Name — It’s a Newfound Glory song. We were just going through an iPod and we were cheap, lazy bastards so we thought that would be a good idea…There’s 5 of us, all High School friends. We all went to the same High School with the exception of one of […]

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Echosmith

Sydney, Jamie, Noah, Graham — Growth from last year to this year — Sydney: It’s been an awesome experience to watch people start to catch on, slowly but surely. I mean we’ve been doing this for a while so obviously we’re very appreciative of everything that’s come from it even though it has taken a […]

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Echosmith @ Warped Tour 2013

Noah, Sydney, Graham, Jamie — Family Band — Sydney: It totally seems like we were forced. Our dad’s a music producer and songwriter too, so that definitely was helpful. We always grew up around music. We didn’t even think of a band till 6 years ago, but we all played separate instruments. It just happened to […]

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Cage The Elephant

Daniel “Tich”, Brad, Matt, Lincoln — Cage The Elephant has Legal Guardianship over Lincoln — Brad: We all went to high school together. Matt: Same High School.  We knew Daniel from when we were kids and then Lincoln, actually back when MySpace was still the thing, he would hit us up on MySpace and be […]

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Magic Man

Magic Man — Writing Process — Alex: Sam and I do most of the writing. We sort of locked ourselves away before the band came together and formed, so we had a year where we just didn’t really see sunlight and were in our tiny little apartment in Providence writing all the songs that later […]

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