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TOP 10 Cover Songs By The Maine

The Maine recently announced that they will be releasing a second EP of covers this June. The album, aptly titled Covers (Side B), will include a cover of the wildly popular “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber. That first single will be coming out today (April 21) at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST. In preparation for that, we have compiled the Top 10 cover songs The Maine has released or performed live. In the nine years the band has been together, they have covered everyone from Akon to Backstreet Boys and even Cyndi Lauper. So check out our picks below,…

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WATCH: The Maine Premiers Music Video For “Am I Pretty?”

        Off of their newest album, American Candy, the music video for “Am I Pretty?” answers the question that yes, you are. Lead singer John O’Callaghan states: You are beautiful because your eyes are different sizes and your lisp gets in between your tongue and teeth every time you try to say “something”. You are beautiful because the scar under your chin looks like a spider and because you have a massive fear of heights. You are beautiful because there never has been, nor will there every be anyone…

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Vans Warped Tour Announce 2016 Lineup

Vans Warped Tour announced their lineup this afternoon via a live stream from Winter Park, Florida. The reveal was sponsored by Full Sail University. “I talk a lot about getting back to the basics,” founder Kevin Lyman said during the lineup reveal. “The basics are the fans, the bands, and the philanthropic and educational sides of Warped Tour,” he emphasized. Some of the performing acts include Mayday Parade, Emarosa, Sleeping With Sirens, and more. Check out the complete lineup, below, and let us know who you’re excited to see, in the comments section. To experience…

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And The Nominees For The 2016 APMAs Are…

Every 30 minutes for the past six hours today, Alternative Press has gradually revealed, via Instagram video, this year’s nominees for the Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards fueled by Monster Energy. Set It Off‘s Cody Carson and Jenna McDougall from Tonight Alive were the magazine’s emcees. Leading the charge with nominations are All Time Low, August Burns Red and Sleeping with Sirens, all of whom are in the running for Album of the Year. Want to vote? Click here. Find out who wins on July 18. You can see the full list…

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The Maine Perform “English Girls” On VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live

On Wednesday morning, while in New York for their American Candy Tour, The Maine stopped by VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live studio to perform their hit song “English Girls.” John O’Callaghan chatted with host and former 98 Degrees front man, Nick Lachey, about the inspiration behind their name and the song they performed. You can check out the performance here and the interview here. To see a live performance of “English Girls” yourself, you can catch The Maine, along with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors, on tour until May 16th. Check out a list of remaining dates (be warned,…

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“Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there’s different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.” ― Taylor Swift The following photos were posted between April 12-23, 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…

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Technicolors – ‘Ultraviolet Disguise’ EP

There is a certain charm to bands whose music feels just a little bit out of their time, and that is exactly what Phoenix-based rock band, The Technicolors, managed to do in their five-track EP, Ultraviolet Disguise. The band weren’t so much trying to bring one specific sound to the release but instead pulled from a diverse array of influences both past and present to create something that sounds old while still having a feeling of newness. The result, which claims influence from the New Millennium’s garage rock scene and…

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Knuckle Puck Finish Recording Debut Album After Only A Month

At the end of February, Knuckle Puck had announced that they had begun recording their debut album. Now, the band confirmed through a Facebook post that they have already finished up the recording stage. Immediately after wrapping up recording, Knuckle Puck embarked on the “American Candy Tour” with The Maine and Real Friends. Currently, the LP has no title, but will be released via Rise Records. Their last release was their EP, While I Stay Secluded, in October of last year. Check out the official post below the jump. For more music by Knuckle Puck, you can…

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REVIEW: The Maine – ‘American Candy’

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: The Maine never cease to amaze me. From the opening notes of “Miles Away” to the fade out of “Another Night On Mars,” American Candy proves to be a wonderful addition to the bands eclectic discography with its summery tone and subtle innocence. “Miles Away” is a rhythmic, harmonic introduction to the album, featuring a catchy chorus. The track overall seems to showcase the blend of the upbeat flare of The Maine’s old pop-punk style and the skill of their more recent…

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STREAM: The Maine “Same Suit, Different Tie”

The Maine have released a stream of their new single, “Same Suit, Different Tie.” The track is off the band’s upcoming album, American Candy, which is set to release March 31. The band is also gearing up to head out their headlining American Candy Tour, starting on April 3, with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck and The Technicolors. You can check out the stream of “Same Suit, Different Tie” after the jump and be sure to look at their upcoming tour dates after the stream! If you want to listen to more…

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