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Real Friends Announce Headlining Shows

Do you live in Ohio? Are you a fan of pop-punk? If you are, Real Friends have a surprise for you. The group announced they will be performing two headlining shows in Columbus and Toledo, OH, respectively this September. Joining them as support will be Jetty Bones. Check out all of the details in a tweet from Real Friends after the jump! For more Real Friends, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Real Friends, “Empty Picture Frames”

Real Friends are flexing their creative muscles once again with a new music video. This time, the clip is for the single “Empty Picture Frames” off their latest album The Home Inside My Head.  The video is a nice example of the song’s introspective lyrics and vibe. Check it out after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here! Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Real Friends, “Mess”

Just in time to celebrate one of the coolest holidays of the year, Real Friends have released a new music video for a fan favorite single. The clip is for the single “Mess” from the their latest album The Home Inside My Head. In addition to some cool performance shots, the video centers on a small neighborhood’s Halloween festivities. It compliments the catchy track well. If you do not have any Halloween plans yet, this just may give you some inspiration. Check it out after the jump! You can purchase a…

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The Wonder Years Announce Massive Pop Punk Tour

With so many incredible tour announcements recently, it seems like they can’t get any better. Well, we sure have some news for you. This fall, pop punk legends, The Wonder Years, will hit the road with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, Moose Blood, and Seaway. This pop punk frenzy will kick off in Colombus, Ohio on October 15 and travel all over the United States and Canada. The tour makes a few weird turns, like traveling from Illinois to Kansas and then to Portland, within 4 days. But, who cares. As long as they…

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WATCH: Real Friends, “Colder Quicker (Acoustic)”

In the middle of a busy time, Real Friends recently visited Hot Topic. During their stay, the pop-punkers recorded an acoustic rendition of their track “Colder Quicker” off of forthcoming album The Home Inside My Head. The acoustic treatment gave the song a warm tone, yet carried the tone of the somber lyrics well. Vocalist Dan Lambton sounded in top form. Be sure to catch Real Friends when they head out on the Vans Warped Tour this summer!  Check out their stripped down performance after the jump. You can purchase a concert…

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WATCH: Real Friends “Mess” Music Video

In anticipation of their upcoming full-length, The Home Inside My Head, pop-punk band, Real Friends released a single titled “Mess.” The self-declared Illinois sad boys,  share the same angsty sentiments in this song as we’ve seen in their previous releases. Frontman Dan Lambton sings, “I’m still a lost boy. Last year I was a trainwreck, now I’m just a mess.” Every once in a while, Real Friends reference other bands in their songs. They’ve mentioned Jimmy Eat World in “Skin Deep” and American Football in “Home For Fall,” and now their latest single talks about Death…

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WATCH: Real Friends “Scared To Be Alone” Music Video

This morning, Real Friends released a new single and accompanying music video for “Scared To Be Alone.” The song is off the band’s upcoming Fearless Records release, The Home Inside My Head. The single includes themes of moving forward and finding solutions-something that made the band so relateable from the get-go. The song offers a new twist to the group’s traditional pop punk music,with a more focused, and less pop-influenced sound. “Don’t settle because you’re scared of being alone / You know I always pictured things to be different for you,” frontman Dan Lambton sings…

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Real Friends Announce Japanese Tour [UPDATED]

Real Friends will be going to Japan this summer for a quick, six show tour. Kicking off the tour on June 2, the band will travel through Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Niigata. Update: The band has announced that they will have support from Speak Low If You Speak Love while on tour in Japan. Speak Low is the indie side project of State Champ‘s Ryan Graham. Apart from the Japanese Tour, the band will be on the American Candy North American Tour from April through March alongside The Maine, Knuckle Puck and The Technicolors.To check…

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Week #65

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” ― Henry David Thoreau The following photos were posted between January 10-16, 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 #64 Please follow and…

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LIVE REVIEW: Real Friends – Tampa, FL

There is no place I feel more at home than in a room filled with hundreds of complete strangers singing along to the songs that have gotten us through the most difficult times in our lives. For those few hours, though, we are not strangers – we are family. Never I have felt more at home than I did while attending a Real Friends show in Tampa, Florida recently. The crazy thing about pop punk shows is no matter how intense the lyrics and music are, you will ultimately feel…

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