Jonathan Diener, writing for Nothing Original:
I am the guy standing in the back of the crowd. Iím most likely crossing my arms and not singing along. Even in a situation when thereís a circle pit, stage diving or crowd surfing, Iím most likely not participating. When the singer of the band shouts out to the show-goers for a wall of death or to clap along, I donít indulgethem. If youíre having a good time up front and look back to see me standing there, you probably think Iím trying to be cool. You probably think Iím not enjoying myself. If you assume those things, youíre in the wrong. I couldnít be cool even if I tried and Iím probably having a great time. If thatís the case, then why...
Jason Tate on 03/28/15 - 01:01 PM
The Swellers have announced their final west coast dates. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/30/15 - 12:09 PM
The Swellers have announced their final UK tour dates. They're in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/14/15 - 12:13 PM
I was lucky enough to film The Swellers one last time at their last New England show ever last week. Head to the replies to watch the full set, in which the band performs virtually nonstop for nearly an hour and a half to a packed house with a setlist than spans their career.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/21/14 - 11:42 AM
The Swellers have announced their first string of farewell tour dates which can be found in the replies along with the band's new lyric video for "Call It A Night."

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Keagan Ilvonen on 11/12/14 - 11:11 AM
The Swellers have announced the first leg of their final tour.
Jason Tate on 08/25/14 - 10:14 AM
Head to Vice's Noisey to read drummer Jonathan Diener discussing the career and end of The Swellers.
Maybe we missed our big shot by not cashing in at the right time. Maybe we could have set our artistic pride aside and written the same record over and over again. Maybe we released too much music. Maybe we shouldnít have been so accessible to our fan base. Maybe we could have picked a different record label or a different manager or changed our band name a few years in. You can question yourself forever, but it wonít change a thing. I like the choices we made. I like that we took risks and kept it real.
Ryan Gardner on 07/30/14 - 01:18 PM
BraidedVeins (members of The Swellers, Kid Brother Collective, Empty Orchestra) will record their debut LP in late August with Marc Hudson (Taking Back Sunday, Saves The Day, others). The band's first EP can be downloaded for free.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/21/14 - 07:02 AM
Zac Djamoos on 06/24/14 - 08:32 AM
The Swellers are taking a stand against bands having to sell tickets to play shows.
We've been a band for almost twelve years, played on five continents and never had to sell tickets to play a show. You don't either.
Jason Tate on 06/11/14 - 10:56 AM
The Swellers' drummer Jonathan Diener is starting a new project this summer.
Looking to start some new music projects this summer. One with me playing bass/maybe singing and other drumming. Should be interesting.

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Jason Tate on 05/14/14 - 11:46 AM
The Swellers have released a b-side and rarities collection on Bandcamp for just $5. What are you waiting for? Go listen and buy it already!
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/15/14 - 08:48 AM
You can check out The Swellers performing "Got Social", "Favorite Tune," and a couple covers from Osker in the No Sleep Records warehouse in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 02/06/14 - 03:53 PM
The Swellers will tour the UK in a couple of months. Head to the replies for dates.
Andy Biddulph on 01/31/14 - 06:09 AM
Congratulations to The Swellers frontman Nick Diener, who tied the knot yesterday.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/16/13 - 07:03 AM
The Swellers' new music video for "Got Social" can be seen over on MTVU.
Keagan Ilvonen on 12/04/13 - 11:43 AM
The Swellers have begun premiering a weekly web-series documenting life on the road. Check the replies for the first video.
Jason Tate on 11/14/13 - 01:55 PM
The Swellers new album The Light Under Closed Doors is now streaming on Billboard.

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Jason Tate on 10/24/13 - 10:44 AM
The Swellers are the subject of a new Ernie Ball video feature reflecting on their experience on Warped Tour this summer, which you can watch in the replies.. Nick from the band talks about how winning the Battle of the Bands years ago helped kick off The Swellers' career Ė incidentally, Ernie Ball has just picked the finalists for this year's Battle of the Bands, which can be seen on their Facebook page.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/03/13 - 11:17 AM
Braidedveins (The Swellers) will release their debut EP, Future/Forever, on December 21 via Save Your Generation Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies. If you missed it, you can listen to the first single here.

Track Listing
01. Watch Carefully
02. How Did You Imagine the End?
03. Some Fundamental Questions on the Nature of Being
04. The Future Lasts Forever
05. The Nature Cruise of the Century!
06. On the Limits of Tomorrow
07. To Whomever Finds This Document:
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/01/13 - 09:47 AM
Listen to a new jam from The Swellers titled "Big Hearts" on Alt Press.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/01/13 - 09:15 AM
Check out The Swellers' music video for a new song titled "High/Low" on the Huffington Post or in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/27/13 - 08:52 AM
The Swellers are trying to get an opening slot on the Weezer Cruise! All you have to do is give the video (in the replies) a "thumbs up" - the view count doesn't matter, just the number of likes.
Drew Beringer on 09/02/13 - 08:41 AM
Check out a new song from The Swellers called "Becoming Self-Aware" in the replies. Their new album, The Light Under Closed Doors, can be preordered in the No Sleep Records webstore.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/22/13 - 08:31 AM
Jono Diener (drummer for The Swellers and newly minted Buzzmaker) wrote a recent blog about the marriage between wrestling and music. You can read it over at BUZZNET.
Drew Beringer on 08/12/13 - 10:52 AM
You can stream a new The Swellers song titled "Should" over at MTV Buzzworthy. It's off the band's upcoming No Sleep Records' debut, The Light Under Closed Doors, which will release on October 29th. You can pre-order the record here.

Track Listing
01) Should
02) Big Hearts
03) Got Social
04) High/Low
05) Great Lakes State
06) Becoming Self-Aware
07) Friends Again (We Canít Be)
08) Designated Driver
09) Favorite Tune
10) Call It A Nigh
Drew Beringer on 08/06/13 - 06:01 AM
The Swellers are teasing an announcement on August 6th.

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Jason Tate on 07/31/13 - 12:21 PM
The Swellers are planning a tour based around house shows and the band needs your help. Check out the band's statement in the replies to see if you can lend a hand (or house).
Drew Beringer on 07/24/13 - 09:39 AM
The Swellers latest EP, Running Out of Places to Go, has been re-pressed on white and bubblegum pink and is available to pre-order via No Sleep Records. It's the band's best work, pick it up if you haven't yet.

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Drew Beringer on 07/10/13 - 02:42 PM
Head to the replies to watch an acoustic session with Nick Diener of The Swellers. He plays a new song and "Running Out Of Places To Go."
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/26/13 - 10:42 AM
Today marks the 11th anniversary of The Swellers being a band. Drummer Jono Diener wrote about the occasion in his blog. He's also our featured guest on this week's upcoming AbsolutePunk Podcast, so stay tuned for that.
We were never a hype band or blew up, but weíve been slowly climbing up for years. Weíre still very much here. If anything itís time to take another swing at things. 8 months at home was too much for me. I donít think I can do that again, or at least not for a while. Maybe weíve been around a long time but it doesnít mean weíre close to being done. I think weíre better than ever. We just need someone to listen and fight for us.
Drew Beringer on 06/24/13 - 01:29 PM
The Swellers' new music video for "Running Out of Places To Go" can be seen here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/17/13 - 10:26 AM
The Swellers are now mixing their new album.
Jason Tate on 05/21/13 - 12:04 PM
You can check out a BraidedVeins (featuring members of The Swellers, Kid Brother Collective, Empty Orchestra, and more) song in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 04/22/13 - 12:14 PM
You can now listen to The Swellers' Daytrotter Session.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/15/13 - 07:56 AM
The Swellers will be heading into the studio next week to record its fourth LP.
Drew Beringer on 04/08/13 - 10:55 AM
The Swellers have released a new demo, "Bad News," from their new No Sleep Records Singles 7" that they're releasing before heading into the studio to record a new album.
Jason Tate on 04/01/13 - 09:34 AM
The Swellers are almost finished writing their fourth full length album. I'm at least 80% certain it's going to be a ska record.
Jason Tate on 03/25/13 - 09:09 AM
Watch The Swellers' music video for "Hands" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/16/12 - 03:39 PM
Rolling Stone is giving away a free download of the title track from The Swellers' latest release Running Out of Places To Go.

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Drew Beringer on 11/02/12 - 11:41 AM
In the replies you can view a video of The Swellers doing some fun promo for its upcoming Eastern Coast tour.
Drew Beringer on 11/01/12 - 10:41 AM
The Swellers, Into It. Over It., The Forecast and Bomb the Music Industry! each recently recorded a cover for a friend's wedding. Download them for free here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/30/12 - 02:03 PM
Update: The band has released the album a day early for those who pre-ordered, so check your email inbox for your download. If you didn't pre-order, you can buy the album now at the band's Bandcamp for $4.

You can stream The Swellers new EP Running Out Of Places To Go over at AOL.
Drew Beringer on 10/15/12 - 10:39 AM
The Swellers can be found in the replies playing their new song, "Hands," acoustically.

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Jason Tate on 10/01/12 - 01:27 PM
You can listen/download The Swellers' new track "Hands" on RCRD LBL. Don't forget you can pre-order the band's new EP on Bandcamp.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/24/12 - 10:49 AM
The Swellers have announced that they have started their own label - Snowbird Songs. The band's new EP, Running Out Of Places To Go, will be their first release on the new venture. You can check out the label's logo in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 09/16/12 - 09:59 PM
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