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Sparkman Releases Stunning New Single “Fireworks”

(photo credit Katherine Kirchner) In the latest release off their upcoming full-length, Searching for the Dawn, Charlotte, NC trio Sparkman have released “Fireworks,” an irresistibly infectious tune that’s ripe with summer vibes and beachy harmonies. Speaking about the song, Chris Vercauteren says in addition to being all about the search for a meaningful life, it’s “a commentary on the human condition, particularly in the US. The second verse outlines how we all have dreams, yet we have no idea how to achieve them. Instead of pushing our own personal boundaries to get…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #70

“If it weren’t for music, I would think that love is mortal.” ― Mark Helprin, Author, A Soldier of the Great War The following photos were posted between February 27 – March 5, 2015 and are shown with the original captions. To make it easy for you, we have linked each picture to the user’s account. Be sure to follow each of them so you don’t miss anything! If you missed last week’s edition you can catch up on those pictures here: Week #69 Please follow and like us:

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You Me At Six, Taking Back Sunday And More Announced For Slam Dunk 2015

You Me At Six, Taking Back Sunday, The Wonder Years, Bayside and more have all been announced for Slam Dunk 2015. The three day UK festival will take place May 23-25. Check out the full lineup after the jump. Fans can purchase a CD here or buy concert tickets here.  Please follow and like us:

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INTERVIEW: Kyle Fasel Of Real Friends

Infectious Magazine’s Sami Marshall recently had the opportunity to chat with Kyle Fasel, bassist for Real Friends, about their debut-full length, high school, the future of Real Friends, and their current headlining tour. Check out the interview below. Real Friends is currently on tour with Neck Deep, Have Mercy, and Cruel Hand. You can check out dates and buy concert tickets here. Be sure to purchase CD here as well.   Please follow and like us:

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New Found Glory To Headline Glamour Kills Tour 2014

The 5th Annual Glamour Kills Tour is set to take off this October, and now the lineup has been announced. New Found Glory is set to be the headliner while We Are In The Crowd and Fireworks will be opening on the entire tour. Candy Hearts, Red City Radio and Better Off will also be joining the tour for select dates. You can check out a poster and the dates below. You can buy concert tickets here, and be sure to purchase a CD from your favorite bands in the meantime! Please…

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WATCH: Fireworks New Music Video “Bed Sores”

Fireworks released the official music video for “Bed Sores” earlier this week on The A.V. Club. The song is off of their most recent album, Oh, Common Life via Triple Crown Records. The video was directed by Max Moore. He also directed music videos such as “Lifehouse” for The World Alive and “Bones Exposed” for Of Mice & Men. Read what Chris Mojan, Firework’s guitarist, had to say about the music video after the jump. Fireworks will be joining We Are the In Crowd and New Found Glory on the Glamour…

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Live Reviews News Pop Punk Reviews Rock 

SHOW REVIEW: The Greatest Generation Tour, Orlando, FL

I have been attending concerts since I was about 12-years-old. Needless to say, in the past 11 years, I have seen many different bands and genres of music performed. I have been moved to tears, pushed up against barriers, discovered true love and complete heartbreak, and have sometimes left with feelings of uncertainty during and after shows. I’ve experienced it all. But the experience I had and the emotions I felt during The Greatest Generation Tour, headlined by The Wonder Years, was something entirely new to me. I have never…

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Triple Crown Records Sign Tiny Moving Parts

Triple Crown Records have recently signed Tiny Moving Parts. Tiny Moving Parts is a three piece alternative punk band from Benson, Minnesota. The band consists of members Dylan Mattheisen, Matthew Chevalier, and Billy Chevalier. Triple Crown Records is a New York-based record label created in 1997 by Fred Feldman. Some remarkable bands such as Into It. Over It., Fireworks, and The Secret Handshake are signed to the label. Tiny Moving Parts is a very hardworking band, and they will fit in perfectly with the Triple Crown family. The band will…

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The Wonder Years Spring Tour Set List

The Wonder Years are now off and running on their Greatest Generation World Tour. They’ve begun with the North American segment of the tour, kicking it off in Clifton Park, N.Y. this past Wednesday night. While they’re in the states, they’ll be supported by the bands Fireworks, Citizen, Real Friends and Modern Baseball. Then, in Europe, they’ll be playing with For A Loss of Words and State Champs. You can check out one of their set lists from the tour below, after the jump. To get in on the action…

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The Wonder Years Add Chicago Tour Date

The Wonder Years have added an extra show at the House of Blues in Chicago to their spring tour. The band will be joined by Fireworks, Real Friends, Citizen, and Modern Baseball. The Greatest Generation World Tour kicks off on March 5 in Clifton Park, NY. You can buy concert tickets here. The band’s latest album, The Greatest Generation, was released in May 2013. You can purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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