Ben Harper and Longineu Parsons (ex-Yellowcard) will both be performing with Mest on their upcoming tour with Hawthorne Heights and The Ataris.
Just wanted to let the fans know so there is no confusion from now on when Mest shows are announced if it is the "original lineup" it will be listed as MEST "Original Lineup" We wish we could do all of these shows together and that is ideal but due to scheduling we can not. But we know Mest fans want to hear the songs and we haven't been able to bring the songs to them in a long time. We "original" Mest will be playing as much as we can. As much as our combined schedules permit. Unfortunately due to the schedules and jobs of all members we can...
Jason Tate on 12/11/15 - 12:40 PM
Mest will be playing a hometown show at Concord Music Hall on January 16th. Tickets are now on sale. Showoff, Much the Same, Bastardous, and Nightcap will be opening.
Jason Tate on 11/13/15 - 11:41 AM
It looks like Mest is getting back together for some shows.
Mest was formed in 1995 on the SouthSide of Chicago in a town called Blue Island by the singer Tony Lovato and his cousin Matt Lovato the bassist. After touring the world for many years and releasing 5 records the band decided to part ways in 2005. No talks of ever playing together again had taken place until a couple months ago when Matt sent a message to Tony telling him his daughter was learning Mest songs on the bass guitar and she demanded he tell him. Through that one message it lead to the conversation of what it would be like to get on stage together with the original lineup and play a couple shows. Tony and Matt then...
Jason Tate on 03/23/15 - 01:32 PM
Mest has released Broken Down, their kickstarter-funded acoustic album. It's on iTunes and Rdio.

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Jason Tate on 03/27/14 - 03:47 PM
Mest's Kickstarter to fund their acoustic record was successful. The band asked for $3,000 and was able to raise $11,332 with the help of 321 backers.

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Jason Tate on 12/14/13 - 12:19 AM
Mest has started a Kickstarter to fund an acoustic album.

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Jason Tate on 11/13/13 - 02:12 PM
Mest's lost-awaited new album Not What You Expected will finally be released on September 24th as a free (or pay-what-you-want) download on their website.

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Jason Tate on 09/23/13 - 12:37 PM
Download a new Mest song titled "Radio (Something To Believe)" here. It's a collaboration with Tom Denney (ex-A Day To Remember).
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/04/13 - 04:57 PM
A Day To Remember frontman Jeremy McKinnon will be lending his vocals to a new Mest song.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/15/13 - 08:04 AM
A new Mest song is available for download.

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Jason Tate on 05/14/12 - 09:25 PM
You may have noticed that the new Mest album didn't come out today. It was due to "mixing and mastering." Look for a free download of a new song next week, but there's been no mention of a new release date yet.

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Jason Tate on 04/24/12 - 05:43 PM
PunkNews.org posted an interview up with Tony from Mest.
From the InterviewYeah, looking back at the time, I think I was thinking it was just recreational use and I was having a good time, but then I realized there'd be two or three days where I'd be laying on the couch and I wouldn't even get up to eat, then I'd have such bad anxiety where I couldn't even get in my own car to drive two blocks to Burger King or something. I think it was noon one day and we were up all night doing drugs and my heart was racing so fast, I was like, "Fuck, I need to take a shower to come down." And I remember being in the shower where I was having one of those moments where I thought something's not...
Jason Tate on 04/10/12 - 02:12 PM
Mest's video for "Almost" can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/07/12 - 01:54 PM
Mest's new single "Almost" can be heard in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/14/12 - 12:09 PM
A clip of the new Mest single can be heard here.
Jason Tate on 02/12/12 - 02:49 PM
Mest will release their new single, "Almost," on February 14th.
Joe DeAndrea on 02/03/12 - 03:54 PM
According to Tony Lavato, Mest will release their new album late this summer.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 06/06/11 - 09:07 AM
Mest is having an "Everything Must Go" sale in their webstore. Things are cheap; check it out.
Anton Djamoos on 01/27/10 - 07:49 PM
The A-Gang, the new project of Nick Gigler of Mest and Rich Tschirhart of the Suicide Machines, have posted a new song called "That Sinking Feeling," which features Jay Navarro (ex-Suicide Machines) on myspace.
Blake Solomon on 11/04/09 - 10:51 AM
Matt Lovato and Jeremiah Rangel of Mest fame have started a new band called The Twilight And The Sound and have posted two songs to their myspace.

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jaimej on 10/27/08 - 08:08 AM
Mest have posted a new song on myspace.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/24/08 - 07:25 PM
The dates for the upcoming Mest, Quietdrive, Rookie of the Year, and Automatic Loveletter tour are now up on Rookie of the Year's myspace. Head to the replies to check out a picture of Rookie of the Year with the real rookie of the year.
Rohan Kohli on 08/22/08 - 11:15 AM
Did the lineup to this tour change? Ticketmaster is showing dates now with Mest, Automatic Loveletter, Quietdrive, and Rookie Of The Year.
Steve Henderson on 08/01/08 - 07:14 PM
Mest will be going on the "One Night Stand" tour this Fall with Powerspace, Automatic Loveletter, Quietdrive, and The Ability.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/29/08 - 12:02 PM
Tony Lovato is writing for what will become a new Mest EP. Cameron Webb (Pennywise, Motorhead) is slated to produce.
Tony Pascarella on 07/09/08 - 08:33 AM
One Moment Management have sent an update regarding their upcoming plans, including news of Tony Lovato writing new Mest songs for a fall album release.
UpdateWe here at One Moment wanted to let you in on a few secrets early that we're up to over here. First off, we'd love to tell you that Tony Lovato, singer of MEST is writing new MEST songs for a possible future album as early as this fall. We'll have more information about that soon but we thought it would be great to let you in on that real early. There also might be a tour in the works too :) Rumors Rumors Rumors.

We also wanted to let you in on another secret: there will be a ONE MOMENT TOUR this fall too. Stay...
Anton Djamoos on 06/30/08 - 02:46 PM
Tony Lovato (former singer of Mest), who was accused of murder after fatally stabbing a man on March 25th, has been released from jail and will not face murder charges.
Joe DeAndrea on 03/27/07 - 03:56 PM
MTV has posted an article regarding the arrest of Mest's Tony Lovato. Billboard Music recently posted an article as well.
Jared Kaufman on 03/26/07 - 07:20 AM
Fan reports in: According to John Feldman of Goldfinger (based on what he said at their show in Petaluma), Matt (bass) of Mest left the band to paint full time, and an old Goldfinger guitarist will be filling in for him on the band's last tour. After the tour, Jeremiah (guitar) is leaving to write screenplays for movies. Nick and Tony will stay together and start a new band.

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Rohan Kohli on 01/18/06 - 01:27 PM
After their upcoming tour, Mest will be calling it quits.
Rohan Kohli on 01/13/06 - 11:51 PM
Mest has posted a few more tour dates; check their MySpace page for more detailed information:
Dates2/21/06 Las Vegas, NV
2/22/06 Tempe, AZ
2/23/06 Tucson, AZ
2/23/06 San Diego, CA
2/26/06 San Francisco, CA
2/28/06 Orangevale, CA
3/01/06 Portland, OR
3/02/06 Seattle, WA

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Rohan Kohli on 01/07/06 - 12:26 PM
Below is a message from Tony of Mest:

Messageconsidering i fucking hate our record label and the business is sooo corrupt. iv come up with a way to get you kids in the new york area free mest/ dead end shirts and tickets to the shows in your area.. anyone in the area can submit to become part of this street team. this is whats gonna happen we will supply you with the products you need.. mest posters, flyers and stickers. what i want to do is get 20 to 30 boys/and girls to go outside of trl for 2 to 3 weeks straight demanding that trl plays the mest video.. trust me this is not the record labels idea, fuck they are not even smart enough to come up with this. this is an idea that i had...
Rohan Kohli on 12/05/05 - 01:56 PM
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