AbsolutePunk.net
   Username
Password
 

A Day To Remember

www.absolutepunk.net/adaytoremember
A Day To Remember
Information
2,118 Fans
Buy the Music
Latest News
NewsA Day to Remember Acoustic Atrocities #1
 
Check out an acoustic atrocity session with A Day to Remember in the replies.
NewsA Day to Remember's "If It Means a Lot...
 
A Day to Remember's "If It Mean a Lot to You" has gone gold.
NewsA Day To AMA
 
A Day To Remember held a reddit AMA over the weekend. Submitted by Slij
NewsBehind the Scenes from A Day to Remember
 
A behind the scenes video for A Day to Remember's "Right Back at it Again" can be found in the...
NewsA Day to Remember Working on DVD /...
 
A Day to Remember are working on a live DVD / documentary. Check the video in the replies to hear...
InterviewA Day to Remember - 10.07.13
Posted by Jason Tate on 10/08/13
Album ReviewA Day To Remember – Common Courtesy
Posted by Thomas Nassiff on 10/08/13
Album ReviewA Day to Remember - What Seperates Me From...
Posted by d50416 on 02/18/11
Album ReviewA Day to Remember - What Separates Me from...
Posted by Thomas Nassiff on 11/16/10
Album ReviewA Day To Remember - What Separates Me From...
Posted by roche on 11/12/10
Multimedia6 Gallery Images
The Billboard
A Day To Remember aren’t exactly the new kids in the pit. All of the band members had played in the Ocala music scene for years until 2003, when the band in its current incarnation came together. Singer Jeremy McKinnon, guitarists Neil Westfall and Tom Denney, bassist Joshua Woodard and drummer Alex Shellnutt knew they had something special during one specific performance on a special day. “Two years ago we played a Fourth of July show in our home town,” Joshua recalls. “The kids never responded like they did that night; they sang along to every word in our songs, and everything just clicked.”



The band soon embarked on lengthy DIY tours well beyond their local area, doing over 200 shows, and in 2005 they put out on album on Indianola Records. Even thought it sold over 8,000 copies on word of mouth alone, the group wanted bigger and better things. “A friend of mine said he had the AIM screenname of someone at Victory Records,” Woodard says. “I didn’t believe him, but I still started communicating with the guy. We IM’ed back and forth for about six months, and it happened that we were playing with the band On The Last Day in a town outside of Chicago—and this guy was going to be there filming it. It was our first time we ever played in Illinois, yet the 50-60 kids there were singing along to our tunes like they’d been fans all their lives. The guy asked if we’d do a showcase for Victory, we said sure, and the rest is a new beginning for A Day To Remember.



So the band went into Zing Studios in Westfield, MA, and created their best crop of pop-mosh yet. “We’ve definitely grown as musicians,” Woodard says. “We’ve always been into hardcore music as well as pop-punk. It’s been our goal to mix the two as best as we can, and only recently have we felt comfortable created the transitions in our songs. The music flows better than it ever has, so while it hits harder than ever, it still sounds more mature and professional.”



No sooner did A Day To Remember step out of the studio, totally satisfied with the just-completed For Those Who Have Heart, did they return to the road, eager to try their brand new songs on to their growing legion of fans. “We see our record as a long-term project,” Woodard concludes. “We understand all the work we need to do; that’s why we want to get out on the road as soon as possible and promote the hell out of it. This is our best effort so far, and we couldn’t be more excited to show that to everyone.”
Similar Artists
Last Updated: 10/05/10

NEWS, MUSIC & MORE
Search News
Release Dates
Exclusives
Best New Music
Articles
CONNECT
Submit News
Forums
Contests
Mobile Version
AP.net Logos
HIDDEN TREASURES
Free Music
Video News
Sports Forum
Technology Forum
Recommendations
INFORMATION
Advertising
Contact Us
Copyright Policy
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
FOLLOW
Twitter | Facebook | RSS
PropertyOfZack
PunkNews.org
UnderTheGun
Chorus.fm