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Warped Tour 2008 Interview: Brian Fallon of the Gaslight Anthem

When you go to a fest like the Warped Tour, there’s so many bands that you have to make choices, but the Gaslight Anthem made it easy, because there wasn’t anything that could trump catching their set. After a listen to their upcoming album, The ’59 Sound, I had high expectations and the band met them. I had a chance… Read more »

Warped Tour 2008 Interview: Dillan Wheeler of A Cursive Memory

Barely out of high school, A Cursive Memory is one of several young bands on the Warped Tour. Don’t be fooled by their age though, because these guys are already making waves with their debut full-length, Changes, and the fabulous success of their video for the single “Everything.” Here’s drummer Dillan Wheeler’s take on the band’s Warped Tour experience. RnRnMN:… Read more »

Review: Protest the Hero – Fortress

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Label: Vagrant Records Released: February 11, 2008 There is a musical gray area that exists between good bands that live within their limitations and great bands that have no limitations. Bands in that gray area are clearly very, very good and deserve credit for their willingness to push the envelope of their sound. At the same time, they get dinged… Read more »

Warped Tour 2008 Interview: Shwayze

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One of several hip-hop acts on the tour this year, Shwayze’s laid back jams and good-time vibe stood out amongst punk, hardcore and emo…and the ladies loved ’em. RnRnMN: How has the Warped Tour been treating you? S: Warped has been really cool.. I think over the years its become more diverse, which is great for a group like us…. Read more »

Warped Tour 2008 Interview: Donovan Welsh of Animo

Animo is one of the Warped Tour’s younger bands, but this isn’t their first time out. A few years ago, they lobbied Kevin Lyman directly for a shot at playing and they’ve been out each year since. Here’s what bassist Donovan Welsh had to say about this year’s tour and what the band is up to otherwise. RnRnMN: How has… Read more »