Real Friend’s “From The Outside Video” is full of color (and unicorns)

It’s time to celebrate with our Real Friends… the band, of course. The well loved pop punkers have released a new video for their song “From The Outside”, and it’s got us popping champagne.

The colorful flick is full of 70’s vibes and even has a unicorn piñata. The song accompanying it shows how much Real Friends has grown in their time as a band, thanks to a mature edge partnered with their usual hard hitting sound. Watch “From The Outside” above!

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Photo Blog: Vans Warped Tour, Day 12

Who: I See Stars, Real Friends, Issues, New Found Glory
When & Where: 7/7/16, New York State Fair: Gray Lot; Syracuse, NY
By: Caitlyn Willard

LOL Gallery: So What?! Music Festival, Part 1

Who: Blessthefall, My Only Safe Haven, Emery, Real Friends, Neck Deep, Convictions, Sorority Noise, New Years Day, State Champs, and SLAVES
When & Where: 3/19/16, Quiktrip Park; Grand Prarie, TX
By: Caitlyn Willard

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The 9th Annual So What?! Music Festival Announced


If you’re asking yourself, ‘wait – I thought it was called South By So What?!,’ you are correct. The music festival is back for it’s ninth year under the new name So What?! and will be taking place on March 19th and 20th at Quiktrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. The lineup so far is pretty damn incredible, including acts Underoath, New Found Glory, Bayside, Blessthefall, State Champs, Saosin, and more!

Tickets are $50 for both Saturday and Sunday, but fans can also purchase a 2-day weekend pass for only $75! In addition, there will be three different VIP packages:
VIP Star Package is $150 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, full access to the pre/after party, and meet and greet!
VIP Rockstar Package is $250 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, main stage VIP viewing area with private bathrooms, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, vip area access, full access to the pre/after party, and So What?! Festival water bottle
VIP Superstar Package is $350 and includes: 2-day VIP ticket, main stage VIP viewing area with private bathrooms, limited edition festival poster, t-shirt, 3D Laminate, Souvenir 3D ticket, early entry, vip area access, full access to the pre/after party, So What?! Festival water bottle, parking in front lot just steps from entry gate and exclusive parking pass air freshener!

Below you can find the full list of artists that have been announced so far and which date they will be performing at!

Saturday, March 19th:
New Found Glory, Bayside, Neck Deep, State Champs, Real
Friends, Blessthefall, Escape The Fate, Knuckle Puck, Citizen, This Wild Life,
Emery, Turnover, New Years Day, Have Mercy, Hundredth, 7 Minutes In Heaven, A
Will Away, Bad Luck, Bonfires, Capture The Crown, Currents, Ghost Key, Hotel
Books, Like Pacific, Major League, Mariner, Milk Teeth, Movements, My Only Safe
Haven, Myka Relocate, Outline In Color, Radio City, Seasons Change, Seaway,
SECRETS, Silent Planet, Sorority Noise, Too Close To Touch

Sunday, March 20th:
Underoath, The Devil Wears Prada, Saosin
w/Anthony Green, Beartooth, The Word Alive, Born of Osiris, Zao, The
Contortionist, I See Stars, Stray From The Path, He Is Legend, Emarosa, Being
As An Ocean, ’68, Artifex Pereo, Assuming We Survive, Covet with Yvette Young,
Cruel Hand, Currents, Hazing, Kingdom of Giants, Little Envy, Monuments, Rarity
Stolas, The CMDWN, The Ongoing Concept, The Plot In You, Tides of Man

New Music Video: “One Of Them Will Destroy The Other” | Mayday Parade ft. Dan Lambton

This track is off the band’s upcoming album, Black Lines, to be released on October 9th via Fearless Records!

Today’s Mixtape Festival To Take Place This Weekend


This weekend is going to be an incredible one for fans of The Movielife, who will be headlining Today’s Mixtape Festival in Patchogue, NY, as it is their first Long Island show in 13 years! To add on to the hype, the festival will also be Kill Your Idols’ first show on the island in 8 years and A Loss For Words’ final show!

portion of this year’s festival ticket sales will go towards The Safe
Center, Nassau County’s only comprehensive victims’ services agency,
offering confidential and cost-free services to victims of child abuse,
domestic and dating violence, rape and sexual assault, and human

To purchase tickets for the festival, click here! The daily lineup for the festival can also be found below!

Saturday, August 15
The Movielife
Kill Your Idols
Crime In Stereo
A Loss for Words
Iron Chic
Giants at Large
The Cavalry Is Us
Andrew W.K.* (*Saturday Night After Party)

Sunday, August 16
Every Time I Die
Real Friends
Stray From the Path
State Champs
On Broken Wings
Knocked Loose
Young Graves

2nd Annual Alternative Press Music Awards

It’s that time again, ladies and gents, the Second Annual Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards (APMA’s) fueled by Monster Energy Drink and hosted by Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat is just around the corner! July 22nd is only a month and a half away and there are big things in store for those who attend or watch the award show from home! The APMA’s will feature live performances from artists including Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, All Time Low, Halestorm, New Found Glory with Hayley Williams, Motionless in White, Taking Back Sunday, Sum 41, Simple Plan, PVRIS, Black Veil Brides, Corey Taylor of Slipkot and Stone Sour, and Tyler Carter of ISSUES!

In addition to the performances listed above, the APMA’s will also include appearances made by members of ‘68, This Wild Life, Mayday Parade, As It Is, Senses Fail, August Burns Red, Set It Off, Bullet For My Valentine, Parkway Drive, Motion City Soundtrack, Real Friends, While She Sleeps and more to be announced soon! For information on ticket offerings and travel packages, click here!

In addition to the APMA’s, Alternative Press Magazine also announced the launch of their special Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame + Museum exhibit which will open on Tuesday, July 21st. Below you can find more information regarding the exhibit.

On July 21st, the day before the APMA’s, Alternative Press Magazine will be unveiling a special new exhibit, Never Give Up: Alternative Press Magazine at 30, by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presented by Roadrunner Records, Fueled By Ramen, and Jakprints. The exhibit will feature “a history of the magazine, its best stories and photos, and how the publication contributed a much-needed voice to the underground scene over the years.” It will also include letters to the magazine from fans and celebrities, video interviews, and more! The exhibit will kick-off with a special Sonic Session with New Politics and Vinyl Theatre. More information can be found here!

LOL Gallery: Knuckle Puck, Real Friends, The Maine  



Who: Knuckle Puck, Real Friends, The Maine
What: American Candy Tour
When & Where: 5/10/15, 9:30 Club; Washington, DC
By: Caitlyn Willard

For full gallery, click here!

The Maine Spring Tour Dates

You may have noticed that the guys of The Maine have been pretty quiet lately. Well, they’re back and have announced a new album and Spring tour! The American Candy tour, which will kick off in Arizona on April 3rd, will feature special guests Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and the Technicolors! The tour will be in support of the band’s upcoming fifth full-length, American Candy, also to be released this Spring!

Below you can find the poster and dates for the tour! You can purchase tickets for the tour by clicking here!

4.3 – Tempe @ The Marquee Theatre
4.4 – Anaheim @ House of Blues
4.8 – San Diego @ House of Blues
4.10 – San Francisco @ Slim’s
4.11 – Sacramento @ Ace of Spades
4.13 – Portland @ Hawthorne Theater
4.14 – Vancouver @ The Rio Theatre
4.15 – Seattle @ El Corazon
4.17 – Salt Lake City @ The Complex
4.18 – Denver @ Summit Music Hall
4.20 – Lawrence @ Granada Theatre
4.21 – St. Louis @ The Ready Room
4.22 – Milwaukee @ The Rave
4.23 – Minneapolis @ Varsity Theater
4.24 – Chicago @ House of Blues
4.26 – Pontiac @ The Crofoot
4.28 – Columbus @ Newport Music Hall
4.29 – Cleveland @ House of Blues
4.30 – Pittsburgh @ Altar Bar
5.1 – Buffalo @ The Waiting Room
5.2 – Toronto @ Danforth Music Hall
5.3 – Syracuse @ The Lost Horizon
5.5 – Boston @ House of Blues
5.7 – New York @ Best Buy Theater
5.9 – Philadelphia @ Electric Factory
5.10 – Washington @ 930 Club
5.12 – Nashville @ Cannery Ballroom
5.13 – Atlanta @ The Masquerade
5.14 – Jacksonville @ Freebird Live
5.15 – St. Petersburg @ State Theatre
5.16 – Orlando @ The Beacham