Strawberry Girls And Stolas Announce Tour

Two of the fastest-rising bands in the pop rock arena have announced a summer tour that you ought to know about.

Strawberry Girls and Stolas have announced plans to embark on a tour together in the coming weeks. The two bands share an odd connection through Dance Gavin Dance: Strawberry Girls’ guitarist, Zachary Garren, used to be in Dance Gavin Dance, and Stolas is signed to Blue Swan Records, the label owned by Will Swan of DGD.

Though both bands are relatively new on the national scene, this undertaking is no small feat. The tour will begin and end in California, but stretches as far east as Connecticut. You can view the tour dates below. (more…)

Jonny Craig Announces Headlining Tour

If you’re a fan of Dance Gavin Dance, Emarosa, Ghost Runner on Third, or supergroup Isles and Glaciers, then you’re probably aware that Jonny Craig is the frontman for each band. Having released his own solo material on the side, Craig is now headlining his own tour, featuring support from Kurt Travis, Hail The Sun, and The Seeking. The dates and locations for the tour are listed after the jump.






Rise Records Signs Bleach Blonde

Rise Records has recently announced the newest addition to its roster. The newly formed Bleach Blonde is set to release their full-length album later in the year with engineering and production assistance from Kris Crummett (Drop Dead Gorgeous and Dance Gavin Dance). The band is composed of a few members of Drop Dead Gorgeous, and other musicians from the SoCal area. Be on the lookout for a “mainstream sound with an underground twist.”

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A Lot Like Birds End "Rock Yourself To Sleep" Tour With Pillow Fight

Last month we held a competition offering OurStage artists a chance to open for multiple dates of the “Rock Yourself To Sleep” tour with Dance Gavin Dance, A Lot Like Birds, I The Mighty, Hail The Sun, and The Orphan, The Poet. Judging from the following video, it looks like the tour was a blast. A Lot Like Birds seem to have taken the theme of the tour pretty seriously, ending their set on the last date with an all out mosh pit pillow fight on stage and in the crowd. Check out the comfy carnage below:

If you like A Lot Like Birds, then you might also like OurStage’s own The Origin Animate.

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Dance Gavin Dance’s Bus Catches Fire

Dance Gavin Dance's Bus Catches Fire

There have been an unheard of number of tour-related accident this Fall. From bus crashes, to van flips, to earlier today when Dance Gavin Dance discovered their bus had caught on fire.

Taking to social networks this evening, drummer Matt Mingus filled fans in on the incident:

So that was a first. Woke up to our tour bus on fire today. Thank goodness no one was hurt. Don’t worry we are not missing any shows either. And thanks to the St. Pettersburg fire department for their amazing response time I’m sure it could have been a lot worse.

If you would like to attend any upcoming date of the Rock Yourself To Sleep tour, click here to enter our contest for a chance to win free tickets!

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Win Tickets To The Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour On Tumblr!

Do you brush your teeth to Downtown Battle Mountain? Do you have an autographed Dance Gavin Dance poster hanging on your wall? Do you practice screaming like Jon Mess in your car? Then we’ve got good news for you: We’re giving away free tickets to every stop of the Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour, featuring DGD, A Lot Like Birds, and more!

Here’s how to win:

1. Login to your Tumblr account and follow us.

2. Reblog this post with the date you would like to attend.

3. Tell your friends to do the same, because every winner gets two tickets!

Good luck!