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We're bringing a new column from The Swellers drummer Jonathan Diener, appropriately titled "Jono Goes To The Movies", where he gives his thoughts and opinions on new (and old) movies. Do you have any movies you'd like him to review? Put your suggestions in the comments.

Hit the replies to read his review of Sacha Baron Cohen's latest film, The Dictator.
Jake Denning on 05/24/12 - 12:23 AM
The Swellers performed an acoustic version of their song "The Best I Ever Had" - check the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/23/12 - 12:47 PM
EDIT: It appears that Daytrader will be on this tour instead of Such Gold.

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, Such Gold, Living With Lions and Major League are touring Canada. The five dates are in the replies.

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Thomas Nassiff on 05/09/12 - 10:19 AM
The Swellers discuss leaving Fueled by Ramen and the motivations behind it.
From the InterviewDefinitely a few months ago. We all started talking about what was best for us in general. I think a big part of it too was that we kind of realized that they would understand because they have these bands that are doing so well. And then a band from a world like ours. A DIY and I guess punk band being bunched with those other bands doesn’t really make any sense for them because of the way they promote. They have a surefire way of doing promotion for those bands. But when you put a band like us in it, it doesn’t really work. So one thing led to another. The little things added up. Not...
Jason Tate on 04/30/12 - 10:07 AM
Allcoy have posted their new song, "Make Her Sing," which was recorded by Nick Diener of The Swellers.
Jason Tate on 04/24/12 - 09:31 AM
The Swellers have left Fueled By Ramen. Check out the band's statement below. You can stream a new song called "Vehicle City Blues" in the replies, which will be on a new 7" featuring two brand-new songs. It will come out via SideOneDummy Records on May 29th. Preorder the 7" here.
Band StatementRecently, The Swellers decided that it was time to part ways with Fueled By Ramen. We’ve had a good run with them and have a lot of appreciation and respect for everyone at the label. While we wish the staff and their bands the best of luck, we’ve come to the conclusion that being part of a major label just isn’t the right fit for us right now. We’re ready to continue developing who we are as a...
Thomas Nassiff on 04/20/12 - 12:07 PM
As promised, today we are premiering the brand new video from The Swellers. Check the replies for the new video, and if you missed it - check out a write-up about from behind the scenes here. Along with the premiere, we've also got a caption contest going on where you can win: a signed Good For Me CD, Good For Me vinyl, and a Good For Me poster. Grab any of these three stills, add a caption, and post it in the replies. The band will then be voting on their favorite later tonight.
Jason Tate on 04/16/12 - 09:53 AM
On Monday we're premiering the new video from The Swellers ... you knew that, right? Anyway, we reached out to the band to get a little bit of information about "behind the scenes" and the making of the new video.
Behind the VideoLet's rewind to our last UK headline tour with Broadway Calls and Into It. Over It. We were sitting around in a dressing room thinking about some ideas for a music video. I sat listening to the song "Inside My Head" over and over again until we started grasping some sort of concept we could run with. I told the guys a really rough idea, they kept adding on, and we had ourselves a video idea.

We hit up our friend Mitch Wojcik who did the artwork/layout for our...
Jason Tate on 04/13/12 - 11:34 PM
On Monday we're going to be unveiling The Swellers' new video for "Inside My Head" --- want a sneak peek? Check the replies for some video stills. And say hi to the band ... they're stalking us.
Jason Tate on 04/13/12 - 10:40 AM
On Monday, we'll be premiering the new video for "Inside My Head" from The Swellers at 1pm EST. The band are having a "grab bag" sale as well over at their online store. Who doesn't like a surprise purchase every now and then?
Adam Pfleider on 04/12/12 - 03:21 PM
Update: April Fool's, obviously! Here's what the band had to say about the joke:
April Fool's April Fools. We want everyone to know that we are in no way serious about the previous post, and we're hoping you understood that with the massive amount of money, the really really bad perks you would get for donating, and the fact that we say we ask for things all the time. To be honest, our band rarely, if ever asks for favors from people. We pride ourselves on working hard and hoping people help us out when they realize that.

We think KickStarter is a really useful tool for helping anyone raise money, but it shouldn't be abused like it seems to be lately. When we need your help, we'll...
Thomas Nassiff on 04/01/12 - 09:05 AM
Occasionally we stumble upon something that is frankly too awesome to not post, and today that happened. Head to the replies to watch the best wrestler in the world, CM Punk, work out whilst wearing a Swellers hoodie.
Thomas Nassiff on 04/01/12 - 08:57 AM
MxPx's guest announcement #5 is in the replies ... it's Nick Diener of The Swellers.
Jason Tate on 03/26/12 - 10:17 AM
You can check out an update from The Swellers regarding their plans for the immediate future in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 03/05/12 - 05:28 PM
Hit the replies to watch The Swellers' unofficial video for "Better Things," which was filmed during their recent European Tour.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/29/12 - 09:50 AM
Today is The Swellers frontman Nick Diener's birthday. Leave him some love in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/26/12 - 06:45 PM
The Swellers are heading across the pond for a Europe tour. Dates in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/09/12 - 10:41 AM
The Atticus store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles will be hosting a free acoustic show with You Me At Six, The Swellers, Twin Atlantic and We Are the Ocean a on February 14.
Alex DiVincenzo on 02/07/12 - 11:44 AM
Yesterday I lamented that maybe re-thinking how we support the music we love wasn't such a bad idea. I heard a lot of responses throughout the day; many from bands (one of the more interesting to me was the idea of gift cards for common places a band would visit on tour). With that, Jonathan Diener from The Swellers, was so inspired by the topic and ensuing discussion - that he wrote up a guest blog in response to my post.

Guest BlogI think bands need to treat getting money from fans like they're getting money from one of their aunts. You turn the offer down a few times but eventually you realize you're bumming them out and sometimes disrespecting them if you don't take it. Obviously...
Jason Tate on 02/07/12 - 10:53 AM
Hit the replies to read a blog from The Swellers drummer Jonathan Diener about how a band of their stature operates during a recession.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/17/12 - 01:55 PM
The Great Valley has posted a new song called "Find Themselves" featuring Nick Diener of The Swellers on their Facebook.
Christian Wagner on 01/17/12 - 08:41 AM
The Dangerous Summer have just announced European tour dates with The Swellers, supporting Deaf Havana. You can view the dates in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 01/06/12 - 09:27 AM
Remember that post about Nick from The Swellers working on a solo project? Yeah. We got punked. POZ reached out to the band and got a statement. Now it's time to plot our revenge.
Message from the BandSome of you may have seen everything getting posted about my brother, Nick’s new band Strange Hawks. Things seem to be getting way out of hand. Why? Because not only is the band NOT REAL, but neither is the drama! Someone found the “band” on Nick’s facebook, got it posted to Absolutepunk so we got our friends involved (fake comments/tweets) in a huge joke. That’s how the internet works, it’s hilarious.

In REAL news, we’re doing our first U.S. co-headlining tour with our friends You Me...
Jason Tate on 01/05/12 - 12:00 PM
The Swellers have started writing a new album.

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Jason Tate on 01/05/12 - 11:19 AM
Nick Diener of The Swellers has started a new project called Strangehawks. Music is expected soon.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/04/12 - 08:06 AM
In April, The Swellers will tour the UK supporting Deaf Havana and playing the Hit The Deck Fest in Nottingham. Check out the tour dates in the replies, and pre-sale tickets are now available here. Also, the group's latest record, Good For Me, is available for $7.99 on iTunes this week only.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/21/11 - 10:06 AM
Watch The Swellers perform "Runaways" and "Inside My Head" acoustically for Nervous Energies in the replies.
Dre Okorley on 12/21/11 - 06:26 AM
Nick Diener of The Swellers covers Nada Surf's "Your Legs Grow" for AlterthePress.
Jason Tate on 12/12/11 - 10:38 AM
Listen to a new song from The SpacePimps called "The Glory Days" featuring Nick Diener of The Swellers in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/11/11 - 12:50 PM
The Swellers and You Me At Six are co-headlining a tour. Twin Atlantic and We Are the Ocean are the openers. The dates are in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 12/05/11 - 10:18 AM
Last night on the last date of the AltPress Tour, members of The Swellers and other bands stole Four Year Strong's encore and played "Wasting Time (Eternal Summer)" before FYS could make it back to the stage. Head to the replies to check out the video, which ends with most of the tour singing along together on stage.
Thomas Nassiff on 11/27/11 - 01:32 PM
Nick Diener of The Swellers recently contributed vocals to a song called "You're Killing Me," taken from Let It Happen's new record, It Hurts, But It's Worth It. You can listen to the song here and buy the record here.
Thomas Nassiff on 11/23/11 - 09:34 AM
We generally don't do big movie premieres here on the site, but when this (should be) Golden Globe winner hit our inbox, we had to make like Cannes and snag the premiere ASAP. Featuring only the finest acting skills from members of The Swellers, Every Time I Die and The Damned Things, head to the replies for the premiere of Total Behavior filmed by Swellers' bassist Anto Boros. The premise? "An '80s themed movie about a scientist who plans to crash the moon into NYC until he realizes that his son lives on the moon."
Adam Pfleider on 11/17/11 - 10:18 AM
Members of The Swellers recorded guest vocals for the new MxPx album.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/16/11 - 07:36 AM
Listen to a B-side from The Swellers' Good For Me, "Never Greener," here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/15/11 - 10:25 AM
Head to the replies to see The Swellers playing "Best I Ever Had" acoustically.
Thomas Nassiff on 11/10/11 - 09:51 AM
Both The Swellers and Story of the Year recently dropped into Blunt HQ to perform multiple acoustic renditions of their own tracks. Head to the replies to see and hear the results.

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Broden Terry on 11/01/11 - 03:04 AM
Head to the replies to watch a new movie from Anto Boros (The Swellers) titled Political Punishment. It stars Fake Problems, Daytrader, and The Swellers themselves.

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Dre Okorley on 10/12/11 - 03:17 PM
You can win $200 of Ernie Ball stuff by guessing what time Nick Diener of The Swellers will receive a package in the mail. Check it out here.
Thomas Nassiff on 10/07/11 - 10:13 AM
Head to the replies to see the second tour video from The Swellers' dates overseas.
Thomas Nassiff on 09/06/11 - 12:27 PM
Full set videos from The Swellers, Fake Problems, Daytrader and Half Hearted Hero can be viewed here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/11/11 - 08:28 PM
Watch the first in a three-part mini-documentary about the making of The Swellers's Good For Me here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 08/02/11 - 11:56 AM
Four Year Strong, Gallows, Title Fight, The Swellers, and Sharks are all playing this years AP Fall Tour.

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Matthew Tsai on 07/21/11 - 09:41 AM
The Swellers are doing a live video chat through Yowie at 8pm EST, they'll be answering your questions, playing songs from the new record with explanations, random videos and talking about absolutely anything they can they can think of right here.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/30/11 - 01:34 PM
Today is The Swellers drummer Jonathan Diener's 23rd birthday. Leave him some love in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/27/11 - 08:41 AM
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