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Warped Tour Sign Cracks Down On Crowdsurfing And Moshing

For many people, Warped Tour is the most highly anticipated and fun festival of year, but is the fun coming to an end? It seems that this year the show will be cracking down on moshing and crowdsurfing, two major staples of the festival. Although the ban seems harsh, Warped representative Kevin Lyman recently stated: “This is really a reminder to be safe and take care of each other. No one has been kicked out for moshing.” Please follow and like us:

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The History Of Music Festivals

Welcome to festival season! While we are currently already two months into a music aficianado’s favorite time of year, the fun has only just begun, with concerts spanning all the way through August. Those of us that keep up with the festivals, we all know the biggest names and where they are… But do we know the history behind those festivals? Infectious Magazine takes a look at 4 of the best-known summer music festivals and how they got their start. These festivals were created for surprisingly simple reasons, but grew…

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More Warped Tour Announcements To Come

Although last week was the final band announcement for this years Warped Tour, a tweet from creator Kevin Lyman indicates that there’s more exciting news to look forward to. You can check out the tweet after the jump. No one’s quite sure what this news could be yet, but you can keep up to date with all Warped Tour information on the website here. You can buy concert tickets through that link, as well. And with bands like Breathe Carolina, We The Kings, Cute Is What We Aim For, Of…

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Matt Halpern (Bandhappy, Periphery)

Earlier this month, we brought you our industry interview with up and coming New Hampshire bakery, Benson’s Bakery. This month we chat with founder of Bandhappy, drummer of Periphery, and teacher on CreativeLive, Matt Halpern in one of what will be many industry interviews with PR professionals, label staff, tour managers, festival promoters, and many more with advice for bands, aspiring industry professionals, and those who just want to learn more about the field. Check it out below. Please follow and like us:

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK #26 + Streaming Platforms Chart

Get your warm weather playlists ready because Spring has sprung! Why not start off the season with a new way discover music? Have you tried Pandora and Spotify but are still not in love with your listening experience? TIME has written and article, and provided a chart (seen after the jump), that compares the info you may take into consideration when joining a new streaming service. Join the conversation and tell us your go-to streaming platform in the comments below. Now onto our photos of the week…If you missed last…

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SHOW REVIEW: Brian Marquis

I have this overwhelming fear of writing reviews. Interviewing artists? No sweat. But watching them play and then writing about it strikes a fear into this little heart of mine that rivals the sinking feeling in my stomach when I can’t see my kid on the playground. What if they’re awful? What if I can’t find a single good thing to say about them and every artist I’ve ever respected reads that one review and now no one will ever talk to me? See? It’s terrifying. The only thing that…

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INTERVIEW: Brian Marquis

Situated beneath the town’s mascot Tilly, Asbury Park’s Wonderbar is a favorite venue for locals and benny’s as well (that’s a tourist for those of you not in the know). As with the rest of the shore town, it’s got a not so secret soft spot for The Boss, but lately it’s been playing host to new acts that are just as talented. Tonight its guests are Brian Marquis and the rest of the Acoustic Basement Tour. Before the show I met up with Brian and discussed his upcoming album,…

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Warped Tour Announces Kick Off Party Line Up

Warped Tour has announced the bands that will be playing at their annual kick off party. The show will be held on April 1st in Los Angeles. The bands playing are Issues, Bad Rabbits, Secrets, This Wild Life, and three unannounced special guests. Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the world. Every summer thousands of music lovers attend outdoor shows and have the opportunity to see some pretty amazing bands. The tour was created by Kevin Lyman in 1995. Since then the tour has not only toured in…

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Rockstar Mayhem Festival Route

The 7th annual Rockstar Mayhem Festival  is set to kick off this summer in San Bernardino, CA on July 5th. The festival, created by Vans Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman, will run through the summer. The official lineup is set to be released on March 31. Previous bands that have graced the stages of the festival include Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead and more. The names of Korn and Avenged Sevenfold have been heavy on the rumor mill for this year’s run. Check out the full tour route below to see if it’ll be coming to a…

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Warped Tour 2014 Routing Change & Venue Confirmation

Warped Tour has changed its routing for 2014 due to scheduling conflicts. You can check out Kevin Lyman, Warped Tour founder, explain the routing change and also find an updated list of this year’s dates and venues below, after the jump. If you’re interested in going to one of the shows, you can buy concert tickets here. And, as the tour approaches, you can purchase a CD to prepare yourself for the excitement and to support your favorite band! Please follow and like us:

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