Fearless Records Announces 'Punk Goes 90s' Volume 2 Track List

Fearless RecordsThe hugely popular Fearless Records compilation is back. Last month the label teased fans with the news of a second volume of Punk Goes 90s, and today we finally have all the details. The track list will include songs by classic ’90s bands such as Foo Fighters, Smash Mouth, and Green Day, being covered by acts like Yellowcard, Memphis May Fire, Falling In Reverse, and Mayday Parade.

We’re a little wary of the idea of Yellowcard covering The Smashing Pumpkins or Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! taking on Smash Mouth’s “All Star,” but hope we’re proven wrong. You can check it out yourself when the album drops on April 1st, and view the full track list and Get Scared‘s cover of “My Own Worst Enemy” below. (more…)

Warped Tour Announces Mayday Parade, Attila, And More

Warped Tour 2014Last week Fuse TV announced the first six additions to the 2014 Warped Tour lineup, with the promise to release more bands each week. True to their word, Fuse has revealed the next five bands are  Mayday Parade, Attila, Tear Out The HeartPlague Vendor, and The Protomen. Previously announced bands included For TodayTeenage BottlerocketAir DubaiStray From The Path, and Mixtapes. You can check out an announcement video from Mayday Parade below and score early bird tickets right here. (more…)

Mayday Parade Debut "Ghosts"

Fearless Records and Mayday Parade have released a stream of the lead single off the band’s forthcoming album, Monsters In The Closter.

Opening in typical Mayday Parade fashion with piano accompaniment and little more, “Ghosts” welcomes fans back to the band’s signature brand of pop rock with an upbeat yet undeniably downtrodden track about the ghosts in your bedroom. The aforementioned piano-lead opening gives way to a full band sound before the verse kicks in, and at that point the song’s tempo really begins to pick up. This builds to a big chorus, which later makes for a solid gang vocal based bridge, and it all wraps up nicely with a classic fade out. Pretty much Mayday Parade 101, but why fix what isn’t broken, right? You can stream the song below.

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All Time Low, Pierce The Veil Announce Tour With Mayday Parade, You Me At Six

After rumors of a monster tour that would include All Time Low, Pierce The Veil, Mayday Parade and You Me At Six have made the rounds on various sites and message boards, the news has finally been confirmed. The four bands will hit the road for a two month North American tour beginning April 11.

“This tour was a long time in the making for all of us,” said Pierce The Veil lead singer Vic Fuentes. “All of the bands have crossed paths over the years at festivals and random shows, but we’ve never been together in one place at the same time, on the same stage. We are all long time friends and we cannot wait for the inevitable chaos that will ensue on the Spring Fever Tour.”

You can order pre-sale tickets right here and find a full list of dates after the jump. (more…)

Scenesters Channel Their Inner Divas On 'Punk Goes Pop 5'

It’s that time of the year again: when people take words that others have said and twist them around to fit their own individual message. And no, we don’t mean election season; it’s time for another volume of Punk Goes Pop! In the fifth installment of the popular decade-old Fearless Records compilation, we get a mix of tunes from ’80s classics to contemporary chart-toppers. Here are five of our favorites from the upcoming November 6 release. (more…)

OS @ Warped Series: Junior Doctor

With summer right around the corner, we can’t help but be totally stoked for Warped Tour. In case you haven’t heard, we’ll be sponsoring our own stage for twenty-two dates and bringing twenty-three artists out to perform on it. In addition, there are a handful of other OurStage artists already booked to play various dates of the tour. We decided to catch up with them to get the scoop on their summer plans.

Since 2008, Cocoa Beach’s Junior Doctor have been making high-energy pop rock a la Mayday Parade and Cartel. The band  worked with the best producers in the modern rock scene to hone the polished sound on their debut Clumsy Words and Pickup Lines. We caught up with frontman/guitarist Mark Hartman to hear about the band’s beginnings, working with famous actresses, and how they’re preparing for a very Warped summer.

OS: You have two different stories for how the band began. What are they, and will you tell us which one is true?

MH: Yes, there are two stories of how JrDr started and one is not true at all. So the true story is that we met in a super boring way (introductions through mutual friends) and we stumbled upon the name Junior Doctor, realized that the abbreviation was Jr.Dr., thought it was cool, and that was it. Now when we told people that story, they all seemed extremely unimpressed and it didn’t really spark any ones interest. So we decided to make up a story about us dropping out of med school to pursue a career in music, and everyone seemed to eat it up! So we stuck with it for a while, but as things started to grow, we started to feel more and more uncomfortable with the fact that we were lying to everyone. So we decided it was probably best to go a head and just come clean. I mean imagine if someone at one of our shows started having a heart attack or something, then someone yells out “Those guys are doctors! They can help!” That definitely wouldn’t end very well.

OS: What is the local scene like in Cocoa Beach? Who are some local bands that you think your fans should check out?

MH: The scene in Cocoa Beach is cool. It’s a really laid back attitude and there aren’t really a ton of bands here, but one we have played with may times and are all big fans of is The Starlight Getaway. They have an album called My Dreams and Me and it is awesome!

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