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Chris Cron of Melee released a solo Christian album under the name Topher Daniels. You can listen to the record here and buy on iTunes.
Christian Wagner on 08/16/12 - 05:21 AM
Melee have the free single of the week this week on iTunes. You can also download their album, The Masquerade, for only $6.99.
Matthew Tsai on 10/07/10 - 12:36 AM
Melee has reached #16 on the UK Radio Play charts for "Built to Last," as the single was released today and the album is out in the UK next Monday. They will be touring the UK in December with Counting Crows and Ben Folds.
Dates12/2 - Newcastle, UK - Newcastle Arena
12/4 - Nottingham, UK - Nottingham Arena
12/5 - London, UK - Wembley Arena
12/7 - Manchester, UK - Manchester Arena
12/8 - Cardiff, UK - Cardiff Arena
12/10 - Bournemouth, UK - Bournemouth Arena
12/11 - Brighton, UK - Centre
12/13 - Birmingham, UK - NEC
12/14 - Sheffield, UK - Sheffield Arena
12/18 - Glasgow, UK - SECC Arena (no Ben Folds)
Paul Tao on 07/21/08 - 11:07 PM
Meg and Dia and Melee will be touring overseas this fall. Head to the replies to view the dates.

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Jamie Pham on 07/09/08 - 02:16 PM
Melee are premiering their video for "Imitation" over here on Buzznet.
Paul Tao on 07/01/08 - 10:53 AM
Zone Perfect Nutrition Bars now come with a code which allow you to download full acoustic sets from the Sundance Film Festival, selections of which were previously seen on Fuse TV's "Where Music Meets Film." Sets by Eisley, Jack's Mannequin, Melee, The Honorary Title, and Jason Mraz, among others, are available. Find out more here.

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Chris Fallon on 06/15/08 - 02:25 AM
The Rocket Summer, Melee and The Outline will be touring in the UK in July. Melee's new single "Built To Last" goes to radio this week and will be announcing a full European headlining tour shortly for September and October. Dates in the replies.
Paul Tao on 05/29/08 - 03:12 PM
Melee's new video for "Frequently Baby" can be seen in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 05/19/08 - 08:37 PM
Melee have posted a cover of Oingo Boingo's "Dead Man's Party" on their myspace.
Paul Tao on 04/08/08 - 11:51 AM
A new interview with Melee, done in their hometown in Orange County can be seen in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 03/16/08 - 04:01 PM
Mêlée's song "Built To Last" has hit number one in several countries in Europe and Asia and is climbing the charts in other places.
Message from the BandWe're stoked to announce after Built To Last being number 1 at radio in Singapore and Japan, it's spreading to Europe going #1 in Belgium and #3 in Holland this week!

wwo woo, more to come!

Peace
and love

melee
Anton Djamoos on 02/20/08 - 06:20 PM
The AbsolutePunk-sponsored Melee, Matt White and Until June tour kicks off tonight in Orangevale, CA. Make sure to go to one of the shows if it's in your city!
Paul Tao on 01/17/08 - 11:14 AM
Melee, Matt White and Until June are heading out on a small six-date tour kicking off on January 17th, and AP.net is giving away a pair of tickets to each of the stops. To enter this contest, email contests@absolutepunk.net with the subject "Melee Contest + (City)," including whichever city you would want tickets for (find all dates here), and make sure to include your full name and include a picture with your Melee spirit. Based on the picture you submit, we will pick one winner for each city at the end of this week.
Paul Tao on 01/08/08 - 09:05 AM
Melée's new video for "Can't Hold On" can be seen in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 11/27/07 - 05:47 PM
Chris from Melee will be singing tonight's national anthem at the NASCAR race. Tune in to ESPN2 at 10 p.m. EST to see.
Anton Djamoos on 09/01/07 - 06:01 PM
Melee has made two new, previously unreleased songs titled "New Heart" and "Sick" available for purchase on iTunes.

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Rohan Kohli on 08/30/07 - 11:56 PM
Tilly's Clothing Store at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, CA is having their "Tilly's Unleashed Concert Series" this year, a series of free shows every Saturday for the rest of the summer. The schedule so far is below; you can find more info on their website.
ScheduleAugust 11th: Take The Crown
August 18th: Melee
September 1st: Benji and Joel from Good Charlotte
Paul Tao on 08/06/07 - 12:24 PM
Melee will be heading out on tour with Matt Nathanson this October/November. Check the replies for the dates.
Anton Djamoos on 08/02/07 - 12:50 PM
Melee have released their new video for "Built To Last," directed by the Malloys. You can watch it in the replies. They also have a new webstore.
Paul Tao on 07/03/07 - 11:19 AM
Melee is now offering fans a search and win toolbar for your internet browser. The toolbar, which will make it easy for you to search the web and win prizes, features a logo and quick links to myspace, news, and tour information. No need to worry, it is equipped with a pop-up blocker, pest-scan and auto-fill. It is compatible with PCs running Internet Explorer; there is no adware, spyware or anything that can harm your computer. If you are using Firefox or IE7, you can also download the search plug-in so you can search the web right from your browser.

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Jared Kaufman on 06/28/07 - 05:58 AM
Melee's new music video for "Built to Last" can be seen on the band's myspace page.
Rohan Kohli on 06/27/07 - 08:11 AM
We've had over 550 entries so far for our Get Happy Tour contest, which ends this Friday. Remember that in each city, the winner gets 2 tickets, 2 meet & greet passes, and a small merch pack. What's even cooler is that those winners are entered into a grand prize drawing for a signed guitar, signed bass, and massive merch pack from all four bands (Bowling for Soup, Quietdrive, Melee, and Army of Freshmen). If you haven't entered, you can do so here. Good luck!
Tony Pascarella on 06/20/07 - 03:36 PM
To kick off our sponsorship of the Get Happy Tour, featuring Bowling for Soup, Quietdrive, Melee, and Army of Freshmen, we have set up an awesome contest that we're calling "2 Tickets To Happiness." For nearly all of the dates on the tour, we will be giving away 2 tickets, 2 meet & greet wristbands, and a prize package to one lucky winner. Those 35+ winners will be entered into a grand prize drawing the day after the tour. The winner gets both a guitar and a bass signed by all four bands, along with a mega merch package with free stuff from each band. To enter, click here. All of the announced tour dates are in the replies.
Tony Pascarella on 06/18/07 - 11:35 AM
AbsolutePunk and Hollywood venue The Roxy are teaming up for a contest for fans to win tickets to see Melee in Los Angeles on June 7th for their first LA headlining show, playing with Ronnie Day. The first five people to email me at paul.tao@absolutepunk.net with the correct answers to the trivia questions below will each win a pair of tickets to the show. Please put "Melee Contest" as the subject of the email.

1. What is the original name of Melee?
2. What kind of drums do Mike play?
3. Name three cover songs that Melee has played live?
4. Ricky appeared in what FOX TV show before his career in Melee?
5. Chris has sung on what two recent records by bands that AbsolutePunk loves?
Paul Tao on 05/31/07 - 04:18 PM
Bowling for Soup will be headlining the Get Happy Tour this summer with guests Quietdrive, Army of Freshmen, and Melee. You can find dates below.
Tour Dates Jun 16 2007 - Red Cross Waterfront Festival - Alexandria, Virginia
Jun 20 2007 - Sonoma-Marin Fair - Petaluma, California
Jun 22 2007 - Harbor Fest - Racine, Wisconsin
Jun 23 2007 - Sioux Empire Fairgrounds - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Jun 24 2007 - The Rock - Papillion, Nebraska
Jun 25 2007 - Fine Line Music Cafe - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jun 27 2007 - Saint Andrews Hall - Detroit, Michigan
Jun 29 2007 - Amos' Southend -...
Melissa Johnson on 05/22/07 - 08:50 AM
Here is a smorgasborg of Melee touring news: Melee has been added to Bamboozle for Sunday, they have confirmed a headlining show at The Roxy in LA on July 7th with Ronnie Day (tickets), they have confirmed the second half of the Get Happy tour with Bowling for Soup, Quietdrive and Army of Freshman, and will also be hitting the UK for the Wireless Festival with Kaiser Chiefs, The Editors, The Films and more. Don't forget their new album Devil & Angels is in stores now.
Paul Tao on 04/30/07 - 12:11 PM
The Get Happy Tour will return for a second year featuring Bowling For Soup, Quietdrive, Melee, and Army of Freshmen. The tour kicks off 6/23 and finishes up on 8/26 and will include a UK leg in October. We at AP.net have been asked to sponsor, and we're working on some surprises for you. Is there anything specific that you would like to see us do with the Get Happy Tour this year?
Tony Pascarella on 04/28/07 - 02:39 PM
Head to the replies to watch a video interview with Melee. Devils & Angels is in stores now.
Rohan Kohli on 04/21/07 - 10:04 AM
Melee have launched a new website. Also, their new music video for "Built To Last" can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/18/07 - 11:42 AM
Here are today's album reviews.
New Reviews 04.10Bright Eyes - Cassadaga (Drew Beringer)
Melee - Devils & Angels (Tony Pascarella)
Band Marino - The Sea & The Beast (Russ Hockenbury)
Drew Beringer on 04/10/07 - 08:51 AM
Today's supply of new reviews.
Album ReviewsBand Marino - The Sea & The Beast (Russ Hockenbury)
Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
(Drew Beringer)
Street Smart Cyclist - Demo 2006! (Scott Irvine)
Melee - Devils & Angels (Tony Pascarella)
The Secret Handshake - Summer of '98 (Scott Irvine)
Scott Irvine on 04/08/07 - 09:00 PM
Melee, whose new record came out this past week, is the featured band on PureVolume. The album is available in Best Buys and indie stores across the country, as well as on iTunes and Amazon.com. They also recently put up a new website .
Paul Tao on 04/08/07 - 05:02 PM
Melee's new album Devils & Angels is currently streaming in its entirety on myspace and is also the Featured Band today. The record is set for release on April 3rd.

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Rohan Kohli on 03/22/07 - 02:33 PM
Melee have completely updated their MySpace page (design and all) and have posted a new song, "Drive Away." Also, don't forget that you can listen to their new song "Biggest Mistake" exclusively on their AP.net profile and that you can now pre-order their new album Devils & Angels over at SmartPunk.
Paul Tao on 03/19/07 - 03:57 PM
Amber Pacific will tour with Just Surrender, Melee, Monty Are I, and Powerspace in April and May. Just Surrender and Melee will play separate legs; some dates can be found here.
Tony Pascarella on 03/11/07 - 09:05 PM
Get a small taste of Melee's new record, Devils and Angels, on the band's AP Profile where we've posted "The Biggest Mistake."
Garett Press on 03/11/07 - 03:37 PM
I will be interviewing Melee early next week. Please leave any questions you may have in the replies.
Nathan Lint on 02/25/07 - 07:41 PM
Melee have released an ecard for their new album, Devils and Angels, which also doubles as a valentine for your loved one.
Garett Press on 02/12/07 - 10:10 PM
Melee has a new song, "Built To Last," available on iTunes.
Paul Tao on 01/16/07 - 12:12 PM
You can check out the first leg of dates for The Early November's upcoming headlining tour with The Rocket Summer and Melee supporting here. These shows go on sale December 22nd; the band's fan club pre-sale starts on December 20th here. Many more dates will be announced soon. Make sure you check out their merch store as well since they have some holiday deals going on.
Jared Kaufman on 12/11/06 - 12:40 PM
A new Melee song is now on iTunes. The song is called "Can't Hold On" and you can grab it here.
Paul Tao on 10/24/06 - 02:02 PM
Melee has updated their Melee Movie Monday section of their Myspace page with a tour video and put up a photo blog on the myspace page as well. Theyre currently on tour; check out tour dates on their myspace page
Paul Tao on 09/28/06 - 01:30 PM
I've attached a few pictures from AP.net's Melee show on Thursday night at the Apple store in Santa Monica. These are just a couple preliminary shots that a friend of mine took- more pictures will be coming in soon and once I get those, I'll be posting them on here. The fans and the band all had a lot of fun so look out for more of these Apple store performances in the future!
Paul Tao on 09/02/06 - 12:53 PM
Don't forget that tomorrow night, August 31st, is AbsolutePunk.net presents: Melee. The band will be playing a free in-store performance in Santa Monica, CA at the Apple Store on Third Street Promenade. They go on at 7 pm. It's first-come, first-serve, so get there early to get a good spot! Here is the MySpace event info if you'd like to add it to your calendar.
Paul Tao on 08/30/06 - 09:00 AM
Here's just a reminder for you guys: AbsolutePunk.net presents Melee in a free in-store performance at the Apple Store in Santa Monica next Thursday, August 31st, on the Third Street Promenade. The performance will start at 7 pm and it's first-come, first-serve at the store so come early to get a good spot! Here is the MySpace event info if you'd like to add it to your calendar and here is the address if you need it: 1248 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401.
Paul Tao on 08/24/06 - 09:04 AM
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