You are here
More Warped Tour Coverage: A Chat with Ernie Ball Winners, Actor|Observer News Post-hardcore 

More Warped Tour Coverage: A Chat with Ernie Ball Winners, Actor|Observer

Every year, guitar string manufacturer, Ernie Ball, holds a huge Battle of the Bands competition for Vans Warped Tour. Artists submit music and the public votes. This year, 41 bands for 41 dates were chosen to perform on the Journey’s main stage. Yesterday was Day 17 and the day Boston-based post-hardscore band, Actor|Observer, got to live their dream. It was their third time playing Vans Warped Tour, their second time winning the competition, but their first playing the main stage. “It was pretty unreal,” frontman, Greg Marquis said. “We had a huge crowd and so many familiar faces, but also…

Read More
Relic Hearts Premiere New Music Video; Announce New Album Alternative News Rock 

Relic Hearts Premiere New Music Video; Announce New Album

 Pennsylvania alt-rock band, Relic Hearts, have premiered a music video for their latest single, “Halfway To Paradise.” The song is off of their debut album, Volatile, which is set to release on July 11th. You may have recognized the band for their incredibly catchy covers of Lorde, Taylor Swift, and Nico & Vinz.  The band has also set up an IndieGoGo campaign to aid funding for their upcoming release. You can check out the music video for “Halfway To Paradise” below as well as the album artwork and track listing for the album.  You…

Read More
WATCH: Ernie Ball’s “All Things Warped” Featuring Stray From The Path Alternative Hardcore News 

WATCH: Ernie Ball’s “All Things Warped” Featuring Stray From The Path

Last year Ernie Ball premiered their “All Things Warped” video series featuring some of your favorite artists that had played on Warped Tour. They previously released two videos with Four Year Strong and Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! late last year. Now, they have released a brand new video in the series featuring Tom Williams of Stray From The Path, along with appearances from Anthony Raneri and Chris Guglielmo of Bayside. You can watch the “All Things Warped” video after the jump! If you want to listen to music from Stray From…

Read More
Buzzworthy Band Of The Week: Calling All Captains Features Interviews 

Buzzworthy Band Of The Week: Calling All Captains

In less than two months, the Vans Warped Tour will embark on yet another journey around the United States! I know, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again either! While we all are excited to see bands such as Pierce The Veil, PVRIS, and Silverstein, there are a ton of bands fighting for their place on the biggest music festival to tour the U.S. And these bands can be found at none other than the Battle of the Bands powered by Ernie Ball! Each week we will highlight one band in this ultimate battle…

Read More
WATCH: Manchester Orchestra “The Mansion” Stripped Down Alternative Indie News 

WATCH: Manchester Orchestra “The Mansion” Stripped Down

Manchester Orchestra stopped by the Ernie Ball Showroom in Los Angeles to perform a stripped down version of “The Mansion”. Check out the performance below and let us know your thoughts. To listen to more of Manchester Orchestra, you can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here.  

Read More
A Day To Remember Starts Cover Contest News Rock 

A Day To Remember Starts Cover Contest

A Day To Remember has started up a contest where fans can submit a cover of one of the band’s songs and win some merchandise. The song covered must be off of the band’s latest album, Common Courtesy. Winners will receive an Ernie Ball Music Man bass, the band’s latest album, and a year supply of Ernie Ball strings. You can enter here. To listen to more of A Day To Remember, you can purchase a CD here. And to check out their shows, you can buy concert tickets here.

Read More
WATCH: Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! “All Things Warped” Video News Pop Punk 

WATCH: Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! “All Things Warped” Video

Ernie Ball has recently announced that they will be releasing videos, called the “All Things Warped” video series, featuring some of your favorite bands that were on Warped Tour last year. After their first video with Four Year Strong, they have released another video with Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! member Eric Poncet. You can watch the video below! If you want to listen to some music from Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, you can purchase a CD here. If you want to go to Warped Tour this coming summer, you can…

Read More
Ernie Ball Premieres “All Things Warped” Video Series News Rock 

Ernie Ball Premieres “All Things Warped” Video Series

Ernie Ball has premiered the first episode of their “All Things Warped” video series featuring the band, Four Year Stong. You can watch the video after the jump. Purchase a CD here to check out Four Year Strong. You can also buy concert tickets here to check out Warped Tour this summer.

Read More
WATCH: Real To Reel With Slash Ep: 6 Metal News 

WATCH: Real To Reel With Slash Ep: 6

Ernie Ball, one of the leading makers of guitar strings and musical instrument accessories has recently launched an online series with one of the most iconic guitar players of all time. The web series, “Real to Reel with Slash” is a weekly behind-the-scenes look at Slash and Co, (also known as “Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators“) as they record Slash’s third solo album since 2012’s Apocalyptic Love.  You can check out new episodes of Real to Reel every Tuesday, purchase a CD or buy concert tickets on Slash Online. 

Read More
Vote For Blink-182 In Warped Tour’s Battle Of The Bands Indie Metal News Pop Punk Rock 

Vote For Blink-182 In Warped Tour’s Battle Of The Bands

Warped Tour‘s annual online Battle of the Bands competition has begun! The competition is hosted by Warped Tour and Ernie Ball, and it gives several bands the opportunity to play live at the Vans Warped Tour 2014. Blink-182 is in the running, and so far they’re doing pretty well on the poll. They still need your help, though! If you’re a fan, show your support and vote for them here. While you at it, you can also purchase a CD of blink-182’s tunes here. And if you’d like to see…

Read More