Anberlin's New Surrender may not be out until late September, but the band is going to be offering an interesting pre-order on this summer's Warped Tour. For $15, you will be able to purchase a pre-order USB wristband that contains four exclusive tracks, "Breaking (Alternate Acoustic Remix)," "Hello Alone (Remix)," "Unwinding Cable Car (Remix)" and "Feel Good Drag (Remix)." More information can be found in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 06/19/08 - 12:19 PM
We're giving away two tickets to the June 25th Warped Tour date in Phoenix, AZ courtesy of Katy Perry and Capitol Records. If you're interested in attending, riddle me this: which daytime soap opera did Katy Perry recently make an appearance on? The first person to reply with the correct answer will win the tickets.
Rohan Kohli on 06/18/08 - 03:14 PM
Atticus Clothing and Virgin Megastore USA have announced the first in a series of in-store appearances in coordination with this year's Warped Tour. Appearances will be made by bands such as As I Lay Dying, Protest The Hero, Stick To Your Guns and Jet Lag Gemini will be appearing at the Virgin Megastore in Tempe, AZ at 6 pm, June 24th to give fans a chance to hang out before the Phoenix date of the Warped Tour the next day. Atticus will be giving away free clothing and some winners will get passes for Warped. To get in, you must have a special wristband you can only acquire by purchasing a new Atticus Clothing t-shirt or one of the attending bands' albums from the Virgin Megastore.
Paul Tao on 06/16/08 - 09:58 PM
Buzznet has posted an interview with The Academy Is... detailing their Warped Tour plans and how it will coincide with the recording of Fast Times at Barrington High. Check it out here for Warped info, including what they ask for on their tour rider.
Anton Djamoos on 06/16/08 - 08:41 PM
Want to go bowling with your favorite band on this summer's Vans Warped Tour and support a good cause while you're at it? Bid to your heart's content right here. Bands you could land a strike with include: Say Anything, Cobra Starship, Story Of The Year and many more!

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smoke4thecaper on 06/13/08 - 08:09 PM
The staff members at AP.net know how much you idolize us and want nothing more than to be able to give a hearty handshake or warm hug to display your affection. There's no better way to do that this summer than at the Warped Tour, where many of us will be attending. Buzznet has put together a nifty list of ways to get a VIP pass, which will help you achieve that goal of giving staff love.
Anton Djamoos on 06/11/08 - 05:05 PM
Want free VIP backstage passes for Warped Tour? If you are 18 years old, come to any of the Guitar Centers in the replies from 11am-5pm and learn about being part of the marrow donation program.
Steve Henderson on 06/10/08 - 06:52 PM
East Coast Indie and Playwork Productions have announced their 2008 Warped Tour stage lineup. Check out a full press release in the replies.
Anton Djamoos on 06/03/08 - 08:00 PM
The Warped Eco Initiatve is once again looking for volunteers to help out with venue recycling at Warped Tour in exchange for free entry to the Warped date as well as other perks. Find all of the details in the replies.
Paul Tao on 06/01/08 - 08:48 PM
Today is the last day to vote for Fly Upright Kite to play Warped Tour - you can do so here.
Steve Henderson on 05/31/08 - 08:15 PM
Warped Haiku Contest
You can enter over here
Win VIP pass
Anton Djamoos on 05/27/08 - 11:58 AM
Brave Citizens have been added to four Warped Tour dates on the Kevin Says Stage.
Tour DatesJune 20 - Fairplex Park - Pomona, CA
June 21 - Pier 30/32 - San Francisco, CA
June 22 - Seaside Park - Ventura, CA
June 25 - Cricket Wireless Pavilion - Phoenix, AZ
Julia Conny on 05/20/08 - 09:33 PM
The East Coast Indie/Playwork Productions stage on this year's Warped Tour will run from July 2 to August 2. Their full line-up will be announced shortly.
Anton Djamoos on 04/28/08 - 08:00 PM
Kevin Lyman (founder of The Warped Tour) will be the guest on The Ron Show, April 23rd @ 10am EST/ 7am PST.

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Jonathan Lally on 04/22/08 - 12:44 PM
A new Warped Tour website has launched.

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Joe DeAndrea on 04/11/08 - 03:01 PM
Want to win ten tickets to this years Vans Warped Tour? Check out Mayday Parade's new Spring Fever Contest posted in their myspace blog.
Anton Djamoos on 03/18/08 - 05:38 PM
Warped Tour tickets are now on sale through Warped's fan community section, which are $10 cheaper than the public on-sale and come with a free Warped Compilation CD and a chance to win a flyaway to the Warped Kickoff show.
Anton Djamoos on 03/16/08 - 07:54 PM
The Warped Tour is giving people the opportunity to do on-site reporting during this year's run. Head over here to find out more.
Anton Djamoos on 03/16/08 - 03:46 PM
Certain bands on 2008's Warped Tour, including Anberlin, Every Time I Die, and Say Anything, will be doing online chats. You can go into the chat room and see the schedule here.
Anton Djamoos on 03/13/08 - 09:03 PM
Team Goldie remembers that beautiful summer Warped Tour day in 2001 when he played "San Dimas High School Football Rules" with The Ataris in a new mypace blog (with pictures), and asks for your help to play the festival once again.
Julia Conny on 03/05/08 - 10:44 AM
This year's Warped Tour band line-up and schedule can be seen here or in the replies.

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Anton Djamoos on 02/20/08 - 06:44 PM
Rise Against will be playing this year's Warped Tour.
Rise Against Blog UpdateAfter catching wind that this year's Warped has Pennywise, The Bronx, Bouncing Souls, Against Me!, The Vandals, GBH, St. Alvia Cartel, Street Dogs and a bunch more of our favorite dudes all planning late night BBQ's without us, we got pretty damn jealous. So we took a break from writing our new record and called up Kevin to see if he had any room left for us and our scooters, as long as we promised to finish our homework first. Even though we allegedly trashed a pool in Florida years ago on Warped, he agreed to have us back. We're not doing the whole thing because we sunburn easily, you know how it is. So, if...
Jamie Pham on 02/13/08 - 03:47 PM
Story of the Year, MXPX, Envy On The Coast Ft. Anthony Green, Family Force 5, and Danger Radio will be playing the Ernie Ball Showcase on Friday March 14th at the Habana Annex on 6th street in Austin, TX.

Also, Protest the Hero, Forever the Sickest Kids (all but 2 weeks), The Audition, and MC Chris will be headlining the Ernie Ball stage this summer on the 2008 Vans Warped Tour.

In addition, the first 4 slots of each day are available to unsigned bands looking to play live on the Ernie Ball. Sign-ups open soon at www.battleofthebands.com.
Jamie Pham on 02/13/08 - 03:28 PM
Update: The chat is now over. A huge thanks goes out to Kevin for taking time to answer questions from our users. If you missed the chat, don't be afraid to enter the tread and poke around; there may even be a Warped Tour band or two hidden within.

Kevin Lyman, creator of Vans Warped Tour and Rockstar Taste of Chaos, will be chatting in this thread at approximately 8 p.m. EST. Come in to find out more about the landmark festivals, what's in store for Kevin in the future, the music industry in general, or just to say hello.
Julia Conny on 02/05/08 - 05:53 PM
Don't forget that Kevin Lyman will be chatting tonight at 8 p.m. EST. Be there to talk about the Rockstar Taste of Chaos tour, Warped Tour, the music industry, or just to say hi.
Anton Djamoos on 02/05/08 - 07:12 AM
Kevin Lyman recently wrote a piece about this year's Warped Tour Smartpunk stage co-headliners Set Your Goals. You can read it here. If Kevin Lyman's recommendation isn't enough reason to check them out, the AP.net staff also thinks they're pretty good.
Anton Djamoos on 02/04/08 - 07:57 PM
Warped Tour has announced who will be playing this year's Smartpunk Stage. See the list in the replies.

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Julia Conny on 02/01/08 - 05:18 PM
All of the dates and cities for Warped Tour 2008 can be seen in the replies. The Internet pre-sale begins March 14th through MusicToday.

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Blake Solomon on 01/28/08 - 12:08 PM
As an update to an earlier post regarding the East Coast Indie/Playwork Productions Warped Tour stage, East Coast Indie would like to remind readers that Valencia and Four Year Strong will most likely not be playing on their stage. They are a stage for smaller bands to get exposure and they could not be happier that the aforementioned bands have achieved enough success to play bigger stages. If you have any questions about the stage, please contact East Coast Indie via their myspace.
Anton Djamoos on 01/24/08 - 07:47 PM
Broadway Calls has signed to Adeline Records. They are re-releasing their debut full-length on the label March 18th, 2008. They have also been announced to play the entire Warped Tour this year. Also, they are embarking on a tour with Ruiner starting today. The dates are in the replies.
Nathan Lint on 01/12/08 - 11:36 AM
The first 18 bands confirmed for next year's Warped Tour have been announced.
Bands on WarpedThe Academy Is...
The Briggs
The Bronx
The Color Fred
The Devil Wears Prada
Every Time I Die
From First to Last
Gym Class Heroes
The Lordz
Norma Jean
Katy Perry
Pierce The Veil
Reel Big Fish
Relient K
Street Dogs
We The Kings

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Joe DeAndrea on 12/05/07 - 05:12 PM
One of our astute readers listened to Kevin Lyman (creator of Warped Tour and Taste of Chaos) speak at Ferris State University earlier tonight and provided this detailed description of the highlights, including record industry thoughts, Warped '08, and a Warped '07 DVD. Read the full account below.
Fan ReportKevin Lyman [Warped Tour creator for those who don't know] just spoke @ Ferris State University for about 2 hours. I went and have some news involving Warped tour, etc.

Kevin spoke to about 150 people tonight at my school where I and most the others attending were/are Music Industry Management Majors. He opened with a story of his life. How he started in clubs, what he did in...
Anton Djamoos on 11/27/07 - 07:47 PM
A day in the life of Norma Jean on Warped Tour can be seen here.

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Anton Djamoos on 10/15/07 - 09:14 AM
Head to the replies to watch an interview with Motocross rider Carey Hart as well as footage of Hart performing on-stage with Pennywise.
Jamie Pham on 09/06/07 - 05:36 PM
Check out the last Warped Tour video blog from Jamie of To Write Love On Her Arms, where he has interviews with Paramore and The Almost.
Steve Henderson on 08/29/07 - 09:35 AM
As Warped Tour '07 comes to a close, Absolute Access was able to venture down to one of the remaining dates on this year's tour. We were able to feature 3 bands, each at different levels of Warped tour, including The Starting Line, All Time Low, and Go Crash Audio. The videos can be seen here or in the replies.
Brad Streeter on 08/23/07 - 10:44 AM
Watch a Warped Tour webisode with Pennywise here.
Anton Djamoos on 08/21/07 - 07:01 PM
Daphne Loves Derby have been forced to drop off the rest of their remaining dates on Warped Tour due to van troubles.
Message From The BandHi Everyone, Our van is cursed! Due to ongoing problems with our van, we have been forced to drop off the rest of the scheduled Warped Tour dates. We are so sorry about this and if there was anything we could do, we would be out there playing these shows. Sorry for the bad news again but we are getting this sorted out completely this time around. With that bad news, we have some better news. We will be hitting the West Coast with the Spill Canvas in October and this tour will come through the cities we are missing on Warped. In addition,...
Joe DeAndrea on 08/20/07 - 11:27 AM
Not that you need a reminder Warped Tour is still taking place, but those planning on attending the few remaining dates, please make sure and stop by the Absolutepunk tent for free stuff, signings, and hang with some of the staff. Info on the remaining dates can be seen here.
Brad Streeter on 08/13/07 - 01:22 PM
Watch New Found Glory perform "Sonny" during an acoustic set at Warped Tour in the replies.

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Joe DeAndrea on 08/13/07 - 12:20 PM
Watch Four Year Strong perform "Heroes Get Remembered, Legends Never Die" at Warped Tour in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/13/07 - 11:05 AM
Watch a video of Tyler Read documenting their experience on Warped Tour in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/10/07 - 11:53 AM
Watch Paramore's third Warped video diary on FBR+ featuring Killswitch Engage here.
Anton Djamoos on 08/09/07 - 12:40 PM
Four Year Strong have been added to tomorrow's Warped Tour.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/08/07 - 03:51 PM
Head on over to Absolutepunk's Buzznet page to check out more of our Warped Tour updates. Pictures from Chicago and Milwaukee's dates featuring The Graduate, Boys Like Girls, The Matches, and many more have been added to our gallery.
Melissa Johnson on 08/07/07 - 04:21 PM
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