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Fred Mascherino is featured on a new song by Australian singer/songwriter Sean Degan.
Jason Tate on 05/19/14 - 11:20 AM
Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred) and Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit) have posted a video announcing their new band, Initials.
Mike Kraft on 10/27/09 - 09:04 AM
Yesterday at CMJ, Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred) announced that he is in a new band with Andy from Hot Rod Circuit.

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Blake Solomon on 10/24/09 - 09:10 AM
In the replies you will find the question to this week's installment of our contest with The Color Fred. One winner chosen at random will receive a signed copy of The Intervention EP and two (2) tickets to the show of their choice. 3 runner-ups will receive tickets to the shows remaining.
Mike Kraft on 08/26/09 - 03:29 PM
We have a winner!
Giving away two tickets to see The Color Fred tonight at Jammin Java in Vienna, VA. The first person to claim 'em gets 'em.
Garett Press on 08/24/09 - 12:14 PM
EDIT: The contest is now over. Thanks to everyone that participated. All winners will be notified on how to claim their prize. Check back next week for another contest giveaway.

Today we are bringing you the second edition of the Fastest Finger Contest featuring The Color Fred. The first person to email me (mike.kraft@absolutepunk.net) the correct answer to the question in the replies, with the dates they'd like to attend in the subject line, will win two (2) tickets to the date of their choice and a signed copy of the latest EP, The Intervention. All runner ups will receive free tickets to the show of their choosing.
Mike Kraft on 08/17/09 - 02:02 PM
EDIT: The contest is now over. Check back again Monday, as we have another question and another set of tickets to giveaway.

Today we are bringing you a new Fastest Finger Contest featuring The Color Fred. The first person to email me (mike.kraft@absolutepunk.net) the correct answer to the question in the replies, and the dates they'd like to attend, will win two (2) tickets to the date of their choice and a signed copy of the latest EP, The Intervention. All runner ups will receive free tickets to the show of their choosing.
Mike Kraft on 08/12/09 - 06:30 PM
The Scene Aesthetic will be going on out on tour in August with The Color Fred, The Ready Set, Stephen Jerzak and Tyler Brown Williams. Every day of the tour they will set up times to come hang out with anyone that wants to at nearby parks. Information for that will be announced shortly. Dates are in the replies.
Jonathan Lally on 07/13/09 - 03:36 PM
New tour dates for The Color Fred in August can be seen in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 06/18/09 - 09:08 PM
Fred Mascherino (ex-Taking Back Sunday) recently said TBS was more into cooking than making music. The band responded by saying that he's "trying very hard to stay relevant" and the track "Capital ME" off of New Again will describe the situation further. Check the full comment in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 05/15/09 - 09:13 AM
Matchbook Romance have announced another show, this one at The Note in West Chester, PA on May 31st. They will be playing with The Color Fred, Just Surrender, and Hill Valley.
Tony Pascarella on 03/31/09 - 02:06 PM
The Color Fred has posted a new acoustic song on myspace.

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Joe DeAndrea on 03/15/09 - 11:26 AM
The Color Fred's acoustic EP is dated for an April release.

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Mike Kraft on 02/27/09 - 09:04 AM
City and Colour and The Color Fred will be playing a Myspace Secret Show tonight at the Beat Kitchen in Chicago. Details are in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 01/29/09 - 06:14 AM
The Color Fred is currently demoing tracks for their new album. Twitter updates from Fred are staying up to date with the process. While you're there, don't forget to add us!

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Mike Kraft on 01/26/09 - 06:10 AM
Hawthorne Heights and The Color Fred will be doing an acoustic in-store at the Glamour Kills store in Beacon, NY today at 3PM. Head to the replies for more details.
Rohan Kohli on 11/26/08 - 07:49 AM
The Color Fred and The Audition will be on tonight's episode of The Gunz Show.
Joe DeAndrea on 10/26/08 - 05:31 PM
The Color Fred have announced a bunch of new tour dates, including many opening for Hawthorne Heights and Emery. Check them in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 10/14/08 - 09:36 AM
Hawthorne Heights, Emery, The Color Fred, Tickle Me Pink, and The Mile After will be touring together. Dates can be seen on Ticketmaster, but tickets are not yet available for purchase.

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Anton Djamoos on 09/03/08 - 08:17 AM
The Vinyl Summer has just released The Color Fred's Bend To Break in limited brown vinyl. They are available to purchase online and in local record stores.
Garett Press on 07/17/08 - 10:15 AM
The Color Fred will be releasing a video for "Hate to See You Go" this week.

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Joe DeAndrea on 06/09/08 - 06:52 PM
Dates and ticket info for the "Mike Shea Is My Baby's Daddy Tour" featuring Chiodos, The Color Fred, and MxPx can be seen by going here.
Steve Henderson on 03/21/08 - 04:07 PM
The first webisode documenting the making of The Color Fred's album Bend to Break can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 03/06/08 - 04:15 PM
The Color Fred and Meg and Dia will be at the Loserkids store in San Marcos, CA on March 13 giving an acoustic performance to celebrate the release of their Studio Project Macbeth coming out. For more details, go to the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 03/05/08 - 05:36 PM
Bored? Read my interview with Fred Mascherino from The Color Fred here.
Jamie Pham on 01/19/08 - 12:34 PM
Read my show review of this past weekend's show with Straylight Run, The Color Fred, Dear and the Headlights, and Cassino right here.
Steve Henderson on 12/12/07 - 09:06 AM
Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred) clarifies some things about his recent departure from Taking Back Sunday in an interview here.
Excerpt"The idea that I left Taking Back Sunday strictly to do The Color Fred is incorrect," Mascherino clarified. "I had been planning to release this record at this time. It was already set up. I was going to release it and do a tour, which I'm on now, and then go back and write the next record with them and record it. But along the line of a few months before and then on the Projekt Revolution tour, things were getting sour. I said, 'I don't want to do this anymore.' It was making me miserable. I felt like I was changing who I was."

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Anton Djamoos on 12/12/07 - 06:53 AM
Read some new reviews!
ReviewsThe Color Fred - Bend To Break (Nathan Lint)
Ride Your Bike - Bad News From The Bar (Nathan Lint)
Nathan Lint on 12/10/07 - 11:28 AM
Science Fiction Theater (ex-Rufio) and The Color Fred (ex-Taking Back Sunday) will both be making appearances on Idobi Radio tonight from 10-11PM EST; during the show, you can send questions/comments to the bands and request songs by sending messages via AOL Instant Messenger to 'staridobi.' Science Fiction Theater is currently in the studio with producer Shawn Sullivan (The Mars Volta) and has posted a demo of a new song titled "The Sheets and Me" on their myspace profile.
Rohan Kohli on 11/29/07 - 04:58 PM
I will be interviewing Fred Mascherino from The Color Fred later this week so if you have any questions for him, leave them in the replies.
Jamie Pham on 11/26/07 - 11:33 AM
Angels & Airwaves will be going out on tour with The Color Fred, Meg & Dia, and Ace Enders this February. Check the replies for dates.
Joe DeAndrea on 11/05/07 - 06:48 PM
The Color Fred's video for "If I Surrender" is up for voting on Fuse TV's OvenFresh.
Julia Conny on 11/05/07 - 11:26 AM
The Color Fred has posted a new song titled "Get Out" on myspace. Bend to Break is due out October 30th via Equal Vision.

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Rohan Kohli on 10/11/07 - 11:40 PM
Update: Fred recently spoke to James Montgomery of MTV about leaving Taking Back Sunday. Read what Fred had to say here.

Fred Mascherino (The Color Fred) has left Taking Back Sunday. A bulletin from Taking Back Sunday about the topic can be found below.
BulletinAfter four great years and two successful gold albums together, Fred has decided to leave Taking Back Sunday to pursue his solo career. We wish him well and we are working on the next Taking Back Sunday album as we speak.

We wanted to let you guys know and then get back to working on the music. No drama, just riffs.

On that note, Fred's album The Color Fred's BEND TO BREAK is coming out on October 30.

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Anton Djamoos on 10/04/07 - 01:55 PM
The Color Fred will be playing a show at Billy Baloney's in Danbury, CT with The Pink Spiders and Paper Rival on Sunday, October 28th. Tickets can be purchased here.
Joe DeAndrea on 09/27/07 - 05:00 PM
The Color Fred will release their debut album, Bend to Break, on October 30th. Check out the cover art in the replies.

Track List
1. Get Out
2. If I Surrender
3. Hate To See You Go
4. It Isn't Me
5. Complaintor
6. The Tragedy
7. I Didn't See
8. Empty House
9. Minnesota
10. I'll Never Know
11. Don't Pretend
Steve Henderson on 09/26/07 - 10:32 AM
Equal Vision Records has signed Fred Mascherino's (Taking Back Sunday) side project, The Color Fred. He will release his first studio album, Bend To Break, on October 30th.
Steve Henderson on 08/23/07 - 10:42 AM
The Color Fred (Fred of Taking Back Sunday's side-project) are starting a street team; details below.
Message From BandFred here. We are finally getting together our TCF street team. I am about to release some news about my record and I need some of you to help spread the word, or as one of you brilliantly coined, Spread The Fred! My good friend, Tom Martin, will be running the street team. There are some commitments to joining, so make sure you are truly interested before signing up. This will involve things from going to shows/concerts and passing out flyers and stickers to basic online promotion. Those who are interested should email the following info to:
Jared Kaufman on 07/30/07 - 07:10 AM
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