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Head North And Have Mercy Comment On Front Porch Step

Within hours of Front Porch Step announcing the cancellation of all current tour plans, two of the bands who planned on sharing the road with singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh in coming months have broken their silence regarding the recent sexual harassment allegations. Head North and Have Mercy were two of the groups planning to support Mcelfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Issues New Statement, Cancels All Tour Plans

The controversy surrounding Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has taken another turn. Just three days after breaking his silence to fans and press, McElfresh has issued a second statement informing fans that he has decided to suspend all current tour plans. Writing to fans through Facebook, which has become the source […]

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Front Porch Step Removed From Pure Noise Records Roster, Socials

Capping off a week filled with rumors and allegations of sexual harassment, Front Porch Step is apparently no longer a part of the Pure Noise Records family. Early this morning, a diligent UTG reader brought to our attention the fact Front Porch Step, otherwise known as Jake McElfresh, has been removed from the roster page […]

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Front Porch Step Releases Statement Addressing Sexual Harassment Rumors

It’s the first day of the new year, but before we can look ahead to the exciting possibilities that lie ahead we have one bit of 2014 drama left to sort out. Last night, while many of you were likely partying away the final day of the year, Front Porch Step – aka Jake McElfresh […]

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Front Porch Step Breaks Silence

The internet has been buzzing over rumors and allegations that Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been sexually harassing underage fans through text for months (if not longer). We brought you the original story just yesterday afternoon, and since that time the petition to have FPS removed from Warped Tour has […]

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Front Porch Step Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Label Responds

Editor’s note: Before we begin, I want to make it clear that this story is still very much developing. In the days and even weeks ahead some details may change, but at the time of posting everything in this article has been fact checked…twice. Front Porch Step, otherwise known as singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh, has been […]

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Vans Warped Tour Announces 2015 Dates

Punk rockers, assemble! It’s that time of year again, folks. The Vans Warped Tour, the greatest traveling show on Earth, has announced its 2015 dates. Dates include many of the major staple stops of years past, such as Dallas, Ventura, Chicago, and other major markets. The tour is set to run June 16 to Aug. […]

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Missing Warped Tour Teen Has Been Found

After being missing for almost a week, Hannah Batty, the 15-year-old girl we reported was missing after attending Warped Tour in Toronto, has been found unharmed. Toronto’s local paper, Toronto Star, just broke the news. Warped Tour creator Kevin Lyman also confirmed via his Twitter page that the teen is now safe and sound. Though […]

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The Story So Far Members Confront Security Guard Who Shoved A Crowdsurfer

As you probably know by now, The Story So Far are currently participating in Vans Warped Tour 2014. They have been around for a long time, and they easily have an incredibly dedicated fan base. You have probably also seen the “no moshing or crowdsurfing” signs that are up at pretty much all of the […]

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Warped Tour Launches Indiegogo To Raise Money For Unite The United Foundation

The founder of Warped Tour, Kevin Lyman, has launched a $10,000 Indiegogo campaign on behalf of the festival to help raise money for the Unite The United Foundation. All proceeds will be donated to said foundation. In return, contributors have some great rewards they can choose from. They are a little on the pricey side, […]

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Bring Your Old Cell Phone To Warped Tour 2014 And Skip The Line

We are in the very early stages of promotion for Warped Tour 2014, but already exciting new details are being revealed about the world’s wildest traveling music festival. According to a tweet from founder Kevin Lyman, anyone who brings their old cell phone to Warped Tour 2014 and turns it in will be allowed to […]

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Escape The Fate Drop Off Upcoming Tour, Kevin Lyman Says They’re Lying About Why

Escape The Fate announced a few hours ago that they were dropping off their upcoming tour with Chiodos, and in turn have to back out of the European Warped Tour. According to their announcement, which you can read below, they are backing out because Craig Mabbitt is staying with his girlfriend for the birth of […]