Edit: The chat is now over. Thanks to Nick and Jono for chatting with us.
The Swellers will be chatting in this thread beginning at 8 p.m. EST. To go along with the chat, we're pleased to exclusively announce the band's upcoming summer tour with Fake Problems and Daytrader. In the replies, you can see the tour poster featuring the dates. While you're there, be sure to ask Nick and Jono questions about their upcoming June 14th full-length, Good For Me, their experiences on the Take Action tour and why they all think Mitchell Wojcik is so darn cute. You can preorder Good For Mehere.
The Swellers will be chatting on AP.net next Tuesday, May 31, at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST. They'll be talking about the Take Action tour, the upcoming release of Good For Me, and probably other wacky stuff. Should be a grand old time, so mark your calendars!
The Swellers are hand drawing a picture for every single person who pre-Orders their new album, Good For Me which is coming out June 14th. Pre-Order bundles and CDs alone will all get the drawings with signatures of each band member included. For an example head over to Fueled By Ramen's tumblr.
The first repeat offenders in our Backstage Sessions is none other than Flint, MI's The Swellers. Vocalist/guitarist Nick Diener took to the band's tour van to perform their new single, "The Best I Ever Had," acoustically for the first time ever before the first stop of the 2011 Take Action Tour in Boston, MA. Head to the replies to watch the video. Click here to read my review of the show, which also featured Bayside, Silverstein, Polar Bear Club and Texas In July.
Today we are pleased to exclusively announce the details of The Swellers' new record. The Flint, Michigan natives will release Battle Factory on June 7. Head the to replies to see the cover art and tracklisting.
Do you want to win a pair of tickets to see the "All I Have Left To Offer Is This Tour" Tour in Philadelphia? We've teamed up with R5 Productions, one of the longest-running DIY punk companies in the scene, and Man Overboard to give away a pair of tickets as well as a copy of Man Overboard's new full-length, Real Talk. The tour features Fireworks, The Swellers, Man Overboard and Transit.
The first person to respond with the correct answer to the question in the replies will win. You must be able to attend the show on Friday, September 17th at the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia to enter.
Tickets are available for $12 at R5 Production's website.
The Swellers recently began their tour with Fireworks. To celebrate, we're giving away five signed copies of The Swellers' Fueled by Ramen debut, Ups and Downsizing. Since both bands are from Michigan, all you need to do to win is reply to this post with your three favorite Michigan bands and a reason why. We'll pick five random users to win.
The Swellers sat down at the Mansfield, MA stop of the Warped Tour to perform their Backstage Sessions. Head to the replies to watch the band play "Do You Feel Better Yet?" and "Ups And Downsizing" acoustically backstage at the venue.