According to a recent tweet from Bring Me The Horizon front man Oli Sykes, bands are no longer allowed to ask concert-goers to perform the wall of death or mosh anymore. An update provided to PropertyOfZack states that "according to insurance policies, bands must refrain from using the terms mentioned above" and that it "makes it easier for insurance companies to cover injured attendees of Warped Tour." So just don't move at these things anymore, okay?
Parents will be able to get into this summer's Warped Tour for free when they accompany a paid child.
This past Sunday at the Portland, OR stop, the tour announced that all Dads could get in free in honor of Father’s Day. The program, which allows one parent a complimentary ticket into the festival if they are accompanying a paid ticket was an immediate hit and tour founder, Kevin Lyman, a Dad himself, has decided it will continue for the rest of the 2013 run so all Warped fans under 18 can attend without hassle. *Patrons can pick up the ticket at the Vans tent out front.
”We’ve been noticing on our boards lots of fans without transportation,” explains tour founder Kevin Lyman....
Warped Tour UK has announced the early line up for 2013's festival. To be held in London's Alexandra Palace over 16th and 17th of November, the early line up includes Rise Against, Real Friends and Billy Talent. Check here for more information.
Vans Warped Tour is returning to Australia. The team behind the Soundwave & Harvest Festivals will be the local promoter, as was announced on the big screens at the first show of the Soundwave Festival before Blink 182's set in Brisbane.
The Warped Tour is going to help launch a new "emotional media" site, called Vixlet. I spent a few minutes trying to figure out exactly what this is going to be, but the quotes in the article don't give much more than buzz-words. That said, I'm excited to see what comes out of it. Obviously, I believe the internet and music go well together.
A fan has written in that Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory claimed during last night's "Road to Warped UK" show at Nottingham Rock City that the "Warped UK festival in London is a tester," and "if it is well received then Vans will set up a full Warped Tour UK leg in 2013 in major cities around the country."
Taking Hayley have been added to the Vans Warped Tour UK line-up, having won the Ernie Ball Battle of The Bands. The UK pop-rockers will be joining the likes of Lostprophets, New Found Glory, Less Than Jake and many more on November 10 at the Alexandria Palace, London. Head to replies to see the updated line-up.