The Wonder Years sold 22,987 copies of No Closer To Heaven in its first week of release, landing them at No. 9 on the Album Sales chart. With streaming factored in, the band moved over 24,000 units, placing them at No. 12 on the Billboard Top 200, No. 1 on the vinyl chart and No. 1 on the alternative chart. All of these numbers are career bests for the sextet, so congrats to the band, Hopeless Records, their management and everyone else!
Thomas Nassiff on 09/14/15 - 02:09 PM
The Wonder Years were on ESPN Radio last night.
The Wonder Years stop by to discuss their new album, No Closer To Heaven, their upcoming U.S. tour & how they're donating to charity by playing fantasy football.
Jason Tate on 09/11/15 - 11:54 AM
Hits Daily Double are predicting The Wonder Years' No Closer to Heaven to sell between 19k-22k albums in their first week.

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Jason Tate on 09/10/15 - 12:21 PM
Ahead of tomorrow's release date for No Closer To Heaven, The Wonder Years have released a new song titled "Thanks For The Ride," which you can stream in the replies. (via Spin). Singer Dan "Soupy" Campbell also gave an interview, which you can read here.
I was at this turning point with the [new] record where I was like, “I don’t want to write about the suburban American experience anymore, because I’ve written about it a hundred times.” I was thinking about other things in life that I wanted to touch on. It started to feel like I was in a footrace with an expanding universe, and I was never going to get to the finish line.
Blake Solomon on 09/03/15 - 09:03 AM
Dan Campbell from The Wonder Years appears on the latest episode of Chris Laxamana's podcast.
Jason Tate on 08/31/15 - 02:09 PM
Unless you were living under a pop-punk rock: you've probably seen that The Wonder Years' highly anticipated new album leaked last night. The somewhat interesting part is that the source of the (really bad quality) leak was apparently from streaming service Deezer. Someone over there probably has some explaining to do this morning. However, according to multiple users the album also soon appeared on the UK Spotify as well. Over the past few years it's felt like album leaks were less prevalent (and with streaming services: less sought after) but this feels like one of the biggest in a long while. I'm genuinely curious how this will impact the band's first week sales. Now I'm going to go...
Jason Tate on 08/21/15 - 11:11 AM
The Wonder Years' new song "I Don’t Like Who I Was Then" can be streamed on Alt Press.
Jason Tate on 08/20/15 - 11:09 AM
Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years is running some fantasy football leagues for charity this year. All of the money will be donated to RAINN. It looks like sign-ups went so fast he's had to cap it for now.
Jason Tate on 08/19/15 - 11:01 AM
The Wonder Years will go on a headlining tour this fall with Motion City Soundtrack, You Blew It! and State Champs. The dates are in the replies.
Jake Jenkins on 08/10/15 - 10:02 AM
Watch The Wonder Years' music video for a new song titled "Cigarettes & Saints" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/31/15 - 08:40 AM
Hit the replies to watch a fan recorded video of Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties covering "The Poison" by Pedro the Lion.
Jason Tate on 07/30/15 - 10:00 AM
The Wonder Years will debut their new song, "Cigarettes & Saints," tomorrow.

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Blake Solomon on 07/30/15 - 09:14 AM
The Wonder Years have announced some acoustic performances and signings. Dates in the replies. I still read that font as "The Wonder Yeoirs" every time.
Jason Tate on 07/27/15 - 12:51 PM
Dan Campbell and Josh Martin of The Wonder Years have released a video explaining in detail each of the 4 charities the band will make a donation to on your behalf if you pre-order their new album No Closer to Heaven. Check out the video in the replies for more information.
Craig Ismaili on 07/13/15 - 04:21 PM
Hit the replies to watch The Wonder Years performing their new song "Cardinals" live.

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Jason Tate on 07/06/15 - 11:05 AM
Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties will not be performing on the Acoustic Basement today. "I won't be a part of the acoustic basement today and I encourage you to go see Man Overboard at 1:15."
Thomas Nassiff on 07/01/15 - 09:03 AM
The Wonder Years have released the first single from their forthcoming new LP, No Closer To Heaven — the track is called “Cardinals” and you can watch the music video for it in the replies. No Closer To Heaven is out on September 4 via Hopeless Records and is now available for pre-order. When you pre-order the record, you are prompted to select one of four charities to which the band will make a donation to -- Futures Without Violence, Puppies Behind Bars, After-School All-Stars, or The Herren Project. More information on each of those charities is in the replies as well.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/29/15 - 08:59 PM
The Wonder Years will release their fourth full-length album, No Closer To Heaven via Hopeless Records on September 4. A new song / music video will be released tonight at midnight EST; pre-orders will go live at that time as well. The cover art is in the replies.

01. Brothers &
02. Cardinals
03. A Song for Patsy Cline
04. I Don't Like Who I Was Then
05. Cigarettes & Saints
06. The Bluest Things on Earth
07. A Song for Ernest Hemingway
08. Thanks for the Ride
09. Stained Glass Ceilings (feat. Jason Aalon Butler)
10. I Wanted So Badly to be Brave
11. You in January
12. Palm Reader
13. No Closer to Heaven
Thomas Nassiff on 06/29/15 - 09:04 AM
The Wonder Years' performance at Warped Tour's first stop in Pomona, California can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/21/15 - 08:16 PM
Hit the replies to watch American Opera cover The Wonder Years' "There, There."
Jason Tate on 06/10/15 - 08:42 PM
Amazon is listing a new The Wonder Years' The Greatest Generation vinyl pressing as a double LP coming in June.
Jason Tate on 04/29/15 - 10:36 AM
Arguably the most anticipated album of the year is finished. The Wonder Years have finished their new album. You should probably use the rest of today to spin their discography and celebrate.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/19/15 - 08:41 AM
The Wonder Years put together a tour video diary of their time spent playing in Australia throughout February and March this year. You can find that in the replies!
Thomas Nassiff on 04/11/15 - 07:48 AM
Pre-production for the new The Wonder Years album begins today. It begins.
Jason Tate on 03/13/15 - 12:35 PM
Filth Breeder has now launched merch via Cold Cuts. This is quickly becoming an incredibly elaborate joke.

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Jason Tate on 03/07/15 - 01:29 PM
Despite being a joke, Filth Breeder now has an Instagram page. Still feel like an idiot for submitting that news in the first place, but might as well run with it now.

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Jason Tate on 03/02/15 - 11:35 AM
Update: This is a joke, but we wish it was real. - Thomas Nassiff

Mike Kennedy of The Wonder Years announced he will be releasing an album with his nu-metal band, Filth Breeder, on April 7th via Hopeless Records.

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Jason Tate on 02/25/15 - 01:01 PM
The Wonder Years played "Fruit Punched" at their show last night. Video in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 02/09/15 - 12:01 PM
Take a listen to The Upsides today -- The Wonder Years released their debut album on January 26, 2010. Will we be seeing anyone at the band's three-night ten-year anniversary celebration in Philly in a couple weeks?
Thomas Nassiff on 01/26/15 - 09:39 AM
Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties' video for "Our Apartment" can be found in the replies. Guess this explains the "wedding advertisement."

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Jason Tate on 11/19/14 - 12:10 PM
We've gotten tips from multiple people today telling us that they've seen listings in local newspapers advertising Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties being available to play weddings and bar mitzvahs. In the replies you can see a photo of the ad that was sent in to us. What do you all think this is about?
Thomas Nassiff on 11/17/14 - 10:44 AM
It appears as if The Wonder Years are writing a new record.

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Jason Tate on 11/13/14 - 12:53 PM
The Wonder Years are celebrating their 10th anniversary by performing one album each night from February 6-8 at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA. Details in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/12/14 - 01:03 PM
The Wonder Years, Man Overboard, State Champs and Have Mercy top the 15-band lineup for Glamour Kills' 2014 Holiday Fest, which is going down on December 14 in all three rooms of Webster Hall in New York City. The party is being presented by PropertyOfZack.com to celebrate the site's fifth birthday. Check out the full lineup in the replies!
Thomas Nassiff on 11/03/14 - 02:42 PM
The Wonder Years posted a video update from their current tour, which you can watch in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/13/14 - 04:57 PM
Read my review of The Wonder Years' show in Providence, RI on Friday with The Story So Far, Modern Baseball and Elder Brother.
I've written about The Wonder Years so many times over the past 5+ years, but they never cease to amaze me. Not only are they excellent on record, but their live show takes their songs to a new level; they embody the perfect balance between high energy and strong musicianship. Vocalist Dan "Soupy" Campbell leads the group and their loyal fans on an hour-long roller coaster of a performance.
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/06/14 - 07:31 PM
Dan Campbell just posted a photo of The Wonder Years' new practice space with the caption "Since our last practice spot was condemned by the board of health, we'll be writing our next record in this new luxurious practice space ... until it too gets condemned by the board of health." It seems as though they'll be getting to work on LP4 sooner rather than later.
Thomas Nassiff on 09/02/14 - 11:18 AM
Hit the replies to see Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years talking about the current events in Ferguson, MO at a recent show.
Jason Tate on 09/02/14 - 12:04 AM
It looks like The Wonder Years will be playing Soundwave 2015 (lineup includes Faith No More, Soundgarden, Slipknot, Fall Out Boy, New Found Glory and more). The band had to cancel their Australian tour for circumstances outside of their control last week.
Thomas Nassiff on 08/24/14 - 01:31 PM
The Wonder Years have cancelled their Australian Tour.
We're devastated to announce that we must cancel our upcoming Australian tour due to circumstances beyond out control. We appreciate all the support we've had over the years in Australia and are looking forward to coming back as soon as our schedule permits. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
Jason Tate on 08/21/14 - 05:15 PM
The Wonder Years are hitting the road in October with The Story So Far, Modern Baseball, and Gnarwolves. General admission tickets go on sale Wednesday at 10AM local time. Acoustic VIP packages go on sale Monday at 11AM EST. Dates and information are below.
Ryan Gardner on 08/03/14 - 10:03 AM
Check out Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties performing "Our Apartment" acoustically for Nervous Energies in the replies - this video was recorded back in March, before the project was announced.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/28/14 - 01:14 PM
Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties sold over 3,000 copies of We Don't Have Each Other in the album's opening week. That was good for number one on the New Artist Album and the Alternative New Artist Album charts, number seven on the Vinyl LP Album chart, and number 89 in the Billboard 200 overall. More numbers: number 18 Current Alternative Album, number 18 Independent Current Album and number 18 Top Internet Album. Congrats to Dan Campbell and Hopeless Records!
Thomas Nassiff on 07/17/14 - 10:28 AM
Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties' set at Vintage Vinyl can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 07/16/14 - 11:57 AM
Michael Kennedy (The Wonder Years) is bringing back his Exercise Doesn’t Suck 5K charity event on August 30th in Montgomery County, PA. There is limited space, so check out the details in the replies if you want to participate!
Thomas Nassiff on 07/15/14 - 11:41 AM
Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties is playing a secret show tonight in Manhattan at 8pm, his first show under the moniker. If you want to go, email secretshow@glamourkills.com - it's limited to 30 people. I'll be there, so follow me or the AbsolutePunk account on Twitter for updates.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/26/14 - 11:19 AM
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