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Deryck Whibley has released an alternate version to Sum 41's "Open Your Eyes."
i have a whole stock pile of old sum 41 stuff saved in storage. versions of songs that never got used, old demos, unreleased tracks etc. i found something the other day that i had forgotten about. this was the original version for the song open your eyes. it has a shorter first chorus and a different guitar solo. this was the way i intended the song to be but somehow it got changed in the studio along the way. i ended up using this solo in a different song later on, but i always liked this version and i still do

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Jason Tate on 10/08/14 - 12:00 PM
Sum 41's Deryck Whibley posted a demo of their song "Crash" on his site along with a write-up about its origin.
i was going through my old cassette tapes of ideas today and i came across the original demo of the song ďcrashĒ. this recording was made about an hour after i witnessed a horrible car crash where one of the drivers was killed instantly. it all happened right before my eyes. i was the first one there and jumped out of my car immediately trying to help but i could feel the lifelessness in the air, you could just tell he was dead and there was nothing i could do. iíve seen a few people die in front of me in my life and itís definitely a bizarre moment to see the life being taken...
Jason Tate on 07/22/14 - 11:28 AM
In a new interview with Kerrang, Deryck Whibley (Sum 41) talks about how Iggy Pop and Tommy Lee have been helping him with advice in regard to his sobriety.
"Now I'm sober, I don't get calls from certain people that I used toÖ the drinking friends," Whibley said. "Now I'm the bum-out to them. Who wants to invite the sober guy to the party? Y'know who has been incredibly supportive? Iggy Pop. He had a lot of great advice; he's been through it all. We've been friends for years."

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Jason Tate on 07/10/14 - 11:19 AM
Sum 41 are getting ready to record new music.
Getting ready to record some drums. New ideas! Stay tuned for more updates and photos. Gotta get to bed now. Itís 530am and we start recording in 6 hours.
Jason Tate on 06/30/14 - 01:53 PM
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 recently sat down for an interview with Geoff Nixon at CBCNews:
"When everything that happened to me after years and years of drinking so much, I never realized that I was taking it that far, I never realized that I would end up in the hospital like that," he said. "I just wanted our fans to know that it can happen to you, too, if youíre not careful."

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Jason Tate on 06/23/14 - 01:09 PM
Today Sum 41's Deryck Whibley dropped the "Lavigne" from his name - which he secretly got added on after marrying pop star Avril Lavigne in 2006. A judge granted the name change recently, as reported here.
The rockerís request to drop Avrilís name was stamped on Thursday. As we first revealed, Whibley had secretly taken her name during their 2006 marriage Ö to become Deryck Jason Lavigne Whibley. Deryckís name change was filed a few months after Lavigne married Nickelback frontman Chad Kroger Ö which is probably not a coincidence. The fact Deryck has a new fiancťe probably influenced the change too.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/16/14 - 03:24 PM
Following his recent scare, Deryck Whibley has posted a blog on his website saying he's hanging out with Dave "Brownsound" Baksh for the first time in 7 years.

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Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 12:06 PM
Deryck Whibley has posted an update on his website and promises to be "back on stage before [we] know it."
hey everyone, i just wanted to thank you all so much for sending gifts and all of the compassion and support you have shown me. it really means a lot to me in this time of recovery. i will be better soon and back out on stage before you know it.
Jason Tate on 05/27/14 - 11:36 AM
Brian Diaz, formerly of The Reunion Show and a long time tour manager, wrote up a great blog about Deryck Whibley of Sum 41.
The party animal in me loved it but it had already started to take a toll on my body after several months. I couldnít believe how far Deryck could go, though. I couldnít get myself to walk from the bus to the venue some days, and here this guy was playing shows every single night for an hour or more, sweating, running around like a maniac, and killing a bottle of whiskey. It was insanity.
Jason Tate on 05/20/14 - 11:37 AM
Following up after Deryck Whibley's blog post explaining his situation with alcoholism and near death experiences due to liver and kidney failure, a new saddening photo has surfaced. Head to the replies to see how serious Deryck's blog was. All of us here at AP.net wish Deryck a healthy recovery and hope better days are in his future.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 05/20/14 - 07:33 AM
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 posted a blog about his recent stay in the hospital due to his liver and kidney starting to fail as a result of irresponsible drinking.
i was so freaked out. my liver and kidneyís collapsed on me. needless to say it scared me straight. i finally realized i canít drink anymore. if i have one drink the docís say i will die. iím not preaching or anything but just always drink responsibly. i didnít, and look where that got me. (i never thought i would ever say that! haha) anyway i have my passion and inspiration back for writing music. i already have a few song ideas for new songs. soon it will be time to start making an album and getting back to touring again. see...
Jason Tate on 05/16/14 - 05:53 PM
ShopRadioCast's next release will be Sum 41's Chuck.
Jason Tate on 04/29/14 - 01:57 PM
Deryck Whibley has posted an acoustic version of Sum 41's "Blood In My Eyes" on his website.

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Jason Tate on 03/17/14 - 12:05 PM
Deryck did an interview on the Detroit radio station 89x where he talks about new Sum 41 album and the band's new drummer.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 02/07/14 - 10:56 PM
Stevo Jocz has left Sum 41.
Drew Beringer on 04/17/13 - 08:30 PM
Sum 41 have been forced to drop off the remaining dates of the Dead Silence tour with Billy Talent. Monster Truck will be taking over and playing the remaining shows.
We are saddened to pass on the news that Deryck Whibley is struggling once again with his recurring back problems and so SUM 41 has made the tough decision of having to leave the Canadian Tour for the remaining shows. Those shows include Quebec City, Ottawa, Montreal, Moncton and Halifax.
Deborah Remus on 04/11/13 - 03:17 PM
Sum 41 plan to work on a new album this year.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/25/13 - 09:45 AM
You can now pre-order Sum 41's Does This Look Infected? on vinyl here

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Drew Beringer on 01/14/13 - 10:25 AM
Pre-orders for of Sum 41's Does This Look Infected on vinyl are now up. Includes two bonus tracks and pressed on 180 gram colored vinyl, color options in the replies.

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Update: Seeing as the price is about 10 thousand dollars, I don't think this is supposed to be up yet.
Jason Tate on 01/11/13 - 11:46 AM
Today we're kicking off a brand new feature where we look back on some of the key releases that are approaching 10th anniversaries. Sum 41's Does This Look Infected? was released on November 26th, 2002 and to start we have an interview with Deryck Whibley, which gets some of his perspective on the release. Feel free to leave your own memories about this record in the replies. My personal memory can be found below.
Looking Back: Sum 41's Does This Look Infected?All Killer, No Filler was the record that got me into Sum 41, but I also know that Does This Look Infected? was the record that solidified my love for this band. I remember leaving my grade 7 math class at the end of the day to...
Deborah Remus on 11/26/12 - 12:52 PM
Sum 41's music video for "Blood in My Eyes" can be seen in the replies along with dates for the band's upcoming North American tour where they will be playing Does This Look Infected? in its entirety.
Deborah Remus on 09/10/12 - 12:11 PM
Sum 41 will release their music video for "Blood in My Eyes" on Monday.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/06/12 - 03:11 PM
Sum 41 is set to play Does This Look Infected? for its 10th anniversary. The only show announced so far is Irving Plaza on November 14th.

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Jason Tate on 09/04/12 - 03:01 PM
In case you missed the first variants of Sum 41's All Killer No Filler, ShopRadioCast has your back. They'll be launching a preorder for their exclusive white variant (limited to 300) this afternoon at 6 p.m. EST. Also, today is the 11th birthday of this record.

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Thomas Nassiff on 05/08/12 - 01:29 PM
Sum 41's All Killer No Filler is up for pre-order on vinyl.

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Jason Tate on 05/03/12 - 03:49 PM
It's being reported that Sum 41's All Killer, No Filler is coming to vinyl via Asbestos Records.
Jason Tate on 03/30/12 - 10:49 AM
Sum 41 will be shooting a music video for "Blood In My Eyes" with director Michael Maxxis.
Jason Tate on 02/24/12 - 02:41 PM
Sum 41 have been forced to pull out of the UK's Kerrang! Relentless Tour in February due to Deryck Whibley's back injury. The Blackout will fill their slot in a bill that already includes headliners New Found Glory, letlive. and While She Sleeps. Dates are listed in the replies.
Andy Biddulph on 01/20/12 - 05:44 AM
Sum 41 guitar tech Brian Keith Diaz explains the band's tour cancellations due to Deryck Whibley's back issues.
Quote"This decision was not made as a snap judgement call. Doctors and others have been telling him to rest and have surgery, etc. for a long time now. But, being the way this industry is, Sum 41 has to continue touring in order to promote their record and continue making money. This isn't an arbitrary "let's just cancel a bunch of shows" decision. This puts everyone's life on hold: the guys in the band, the people who work for them, everyone... Until this unfortunate setback there were no plans to stop touring regardless of how well the record was selling, or whether...
Dre Okorley on 10/03/11 - 01:20 AM
Due to frontman Deryck Whibley sustaining another back injury, Sum 41 have been forced to cancel their upcoming tour dates. A statement from the band can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/13/11 - 02:08 PM
Sum 41's documentary, Don't Try This At Home, is now available on the band's website for free if you sign up for their mailing list.
Deborah Remus on 08/03/11 - 08:08 PM
Sum 41 will release a documentary entitled Don't Try This At Home for free online on Monday, August 1. Watch the trailer in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/25/11 - 09:59 AM
Sum 41, Four Year Strong and Attack Attack! will be playing some shows together in Central and South America. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/13/11 - 02:20 PM
Jump to the replies to watch Sum 41's performance of "Screaming Bloody Murder" on Jimmy Kimmel.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 04/01/11 - 04:36 PM
Sum 41 will perform a free Myspace Secret Show tomorrow, April 1, at Boardner's in Hollywood CA with Kemble Walters and the Blank Faces.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/31/11 - 05:12 PM
In a new interview, Cone from Sum 41 discusses how they were forced to pay for the last two songs on their album by themselves due to growing issues with Island Records, among other things.
Matthew Tsai on 03/28/11 - 05:04 PM
Read a new Sum 41 interview here.
Christian Wagner on 03/25/11 - 12:21 PM
Sum 41's new album, Screaming Bloody Murder, is streaming here. What do you think?
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/24/11 - 03:18 PM
The first 5 tracks from Sum 41's new album are streaming here. Don't forget you can stream the last 6 on the band's AP.net profile.

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Blake Solomon on 03/23/11 - 09:15 AM
Sum 41's new album, Screaming Bloody Murder, is out March 29, but we have an exclusive preview for you. Head over to the band's AP.net profile to stream tracks 6-10 from the record. The first five songs are streaming here. If you dig it, you can pick up a physical copy here or a digital download here. Leave your thoughts in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/21/11 - 05:19 PM
Previews of Sum 41's new album can be heard here.
Joe DeAndrea on 03/18/11 - 02:56 PM
Sum 41 will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on March 31st. You can buy tickets for the show here.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/15/11 - 11:30 AM
A new interview with Sum 41 bassist Cone McCaslin can be read here.

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Deborah Remus on 03/12/11 - 02:13 PM
The tracklisting for Sum 41's Scream Bloody Murder can be be found in the replies. The album is due out March 29.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/07/11 - 05:40 AM
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 has been diagnosed with severe pneumonia and is being treated in a Sydney hospital. Australian tour dates have been cancelled so far.

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PeeDster on 03/04/11 - 01:12 AM
Listen to "Blood In My Eyes" from the forthcoming Sum 41 album, Screaming Bloody Murder, here.

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Kyle Huntington on 02/28/11 - 11:07 AM
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