After nearly 17 years, Longineu Parsons has decided to part ways with Yellowcard. The band announced their drummer’s departure on Thursday, saying, “It has been announced that long-time drummer Longineu ‘LP’ Parsons III has left YELLOWCARD. Longineu has decided to pursue other musical interests. We wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.” A replacement has not been announced. Parsons’ exit leaves Sean Mackin as the sole original member. It is unclear what this means for the band’s upcoming tour dates, including their slot on this summer’s Warped Tour.
Usually on Thursday mornings we’re pretty thrilled to bring you the next four, maybe five bands to play this year’s Warped Tour. But this week, FuseTV‘s Warped Roadies has rattled off an incredible 12 new bands. So if your favorite band hadn’t already been announced, your odds of seeing them this summer just tripled.
The next 12 bands to play the tour are The Summer Set, Dangerkids, Dayshell, For All Those Sleeping, Get Scared, Pvris, Wax, Watsky, DJ Nicola Bear, One OK Rock, Pacific Dub, and OurStage artist Heart To Heart. Did your favorite bands make the list? If not, check back next week, and in the meantime view previously announced bands below.
Happy Thursday, music fiends! As with every Thursday morning these past few months, we’re excited to bring you the latest additions to the 2014 Vans Warped Tour lineup, courtesy of FuseTV‘s Warped Roadies. This week’s additions are Every Time I Die, Bowling For Soup, Neck Deep, Ice Nine Kills, and Alive Like Me. They join previously announced acts The Devil Wears Prada, Saves The Day, Stray From The Path, and over 50 others. Check out the full line up to date below. (more…)
Today I Fight Dragons brought us the bittersweet news that longtime member, Bill Prokopow would be leaving the band indefinitely. Described as handling “Rock Band guitar, NES, SNES, NES advantage, NES zapper, keyboards, nintendo-control-center,” Prokopow will be leaving before IFD’s stint on this summer’s Warped Tour, to focus on his solo project, Will Post. Unfortunately this means that Prokopow will also be absent from the band’s forthcoming album, The Near Future. Check out a statement from Prokopow below, and in the meantime, enjoy this little number to remember him by. (more…)
If you ask us, Vanna is having a pretty great year. In addition to being added to the 2014 Vans Warped Tour, the Boston natives have just signed with Pure Noise Records, and will be releasing their label debut this June. Speaking about the signing, Vanna said, “The entire idea of making music is to be able to share your passion your frustrations your problems with as many people as possible, that’s always been our goal as a band. In saying that we always strive to work with people who feel the same way we do. Pure Noise Records is about that exactly. After co-releasing The Few and The Far Between on vinyl last year and seeing what the record label is all about, we as a band felt that Pure Noise would be a good home for our future and a step in the direction that we wanted to take. We are honored to join the Pure Noise Records roster, full of amazing bands that are just killing it. We look forward to the future, as our musical family grows larger. Thank you for listening. I believe in you if you believe in me.”
Catch the band on Vans Warped Tour this summer, and keep an eye out for more details on their June release.