Perfect summer festival, perfect summer band – The Summer Set interview with Brian Dales at Warped Tour 2013

The quintessential summer band is back on the ultimate summer festival, Warped Tour 2013. The Summer Set played Warped Tour in 2010, and this year they’re loving it even more. “This years’ been really great for us,” said vocalist Brian Dales. “We’ve played almost have the tour on the main stage, which has been… Continue reading

We Came to Warped Tour – Interview with Dave Stephens of We Came As Romans

One of the reasons I came to Warped Tour was to interview We Came As Romans. Mission accomplished. Backstage at Warped Tour ’13, I got a chance to sit down with vocalist Dave Stephens to talk about the tour, the band’s latest album, and his boat. We talked a lot about the commercial success… Continue reading

Zero Heroes – Hawthorne Heights interview at Warped Tour 2013

Third time’s the charm for Hawthorne Heights, who are on their third Warped Tour this summer. The band is touring in support of their fifth studio album, Zero, which came out back in June. The album’s release could not have come at a more opportune time, with Warped Tour giving the band the ultimate… Continue reading

Warped Tour in motion – Interview with Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack

A rainy day at Warped Tour 2013 was set in Motion with my first interview of the day – Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack. This year marks the band’s 8th appearance on Warped Tour, and they couldn’t be more excited to be back. They’re still touring off their 2012 effort which hit… Continue reading

Warping Fire: Interview with Matty Mullins of Memphis May Fire

Memphis May Fire are a huge addition to the Warped Tour roster this year. In January 2011, the band signed their first major-label contract with Rise Records. The band’s major label debut, The Hollow, followed in the spring and debuted at #130 on the Billboard Top 200. Their latest album, Challenger, was released… Continue reading