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Taste Of Chaos unveils full festival lineup feat. Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, more

The 2016 edition of Rockstar Energy Drink’s Taste Of Chaos festival will return to San Bernadino, CA at the San Manuel Ampitheater Festival Grounds on July 16 after a successful 2015 showing. Dashboard Confessional and Taking Back Sunday will be headlining. Other acts include Quicksand, The Get Up Kids, Saosin with original vocalist Anthony Green, The […]

REVIEW: The Starting Line – ‘Anyways’ EP

Artist: The Starting Line Album: Anyways EP Label: Downtown Records Genre: Pop-punk One thing I’ve always admired about The Starting Line was their willingness to evolve as musicians and make new and exciting pop-punk music, despite the majority of their MTV-emo peers sinking and flailing between member changes, awkward “mature” releases, and stagnation in the […]

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The Starting Line Announce ‘Anyways’ EP; Their First New Material in Eight Years

The Starting Line was formed in Churchville, Pennsylvania some time in 1999. The band would later release a few full-length records (two within the golden era of Drive-Thru Records), a few EPs and live documentary. In March of 2008 the band announced their indefinite hiatus. This was followed by a number of sporadic tour dates, […]

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UTG LIST: Essential Songs for Valentine’s Day

No one holiday hinges on personal outlook quite like Valentine’s Day. Presents are pleasant, and candy is dandy, but unlike these other annual undertakings, this particular celebration is totally dependent on one’s current state of being. For those deep in the throes of love, V-Day is not only welcomed, but anticipated, while the single and […]

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The Starting Line May Release New Music in 2015

After speculation through the years and one-off holiday shows, it sure looks like Philadelphia, PA pop-punkers The Starting Line will be releasing some material when 2015 rings in. This past Saturday, the band played their annual holiday show at the Trocadero in Philadelphia, and as reported by PropertyOfZack, the band announced they would be releasing […]

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Hear How To Dress Well Cover Taking Back Sunday’s “You Know How I Do”

Tom Krell, aka the neo-R&B crooner behind How To Dress Well, will be dropping his third album, What Is This Heart?, on June 24 via Weird World. We’ve already heard “Words I Don’t Remember” and “Repeat Pleasure” (as well as it’s heartbreaking music video), but now we get a new mixtape of covers, edits, and […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/13-4/19

Welcome to the Record Store Day Edition of Weekly Wax! Hopefully you’ve already made the trek out to your favorite indie record store and come back with at least a few of the RSD-exclusive releases you were hoping to pick up. Let us know in the comments what you managed to score. If you came […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/23-3/29

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Now that the bulk of the Record Store Day announcements are out of the way, we can get back to what you’ll be spending your money on before April 19 rolls around. This week’s highlights include a new pressing of The Starting Line‘s pop punk classic, Say It Like You […]

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Watch The Starting Line Cover “Holiday” By The Get Up Kids

At this point in their career as a band, The Starting Line aren’t touring as much as today’s contemporaries, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. If there’s one thing that we’ve come to learn from the recent Brand New ordeal, it’s these shows which come close to home [in this case, there’s about 60+ […]

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WATCH: Vacationer – Trip (Live on Last Call with Carson Daly)

You may have seen Vacationer’s name pop up here or there on the blogosphere, and rightfully so. Vacationer (Kenny Vasoli of The Starting Line’s current project) was recently featured on Last Call with Carson Daly performing the songs “Good As New” and “Trip” from their 2012 release, Gone.  For the past couple years, Last Call with […]

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Transit Accidentally Hits A Taxi Cab, Will Still Perform Tonight’s Show

Stoneham, Massachusetts natives, Transit just tweeted that they accidentally hit a cab driver on a snowy highway while heading to their show in Asbury Park, New Jersey tonight with The Starting Line, Fake Problems and RDGLDGRN. “A cab driver came to a complete stop in front of us…on the highway…we hit him. What a jerk!” Transit tweeted. The band […]

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LIVE VIDEO: The Starting Line – “Luck” [New Song]

After seeing the Starting Line a few weeks ago at the second Detroit date, I left completely satisfied. It was a fantastic performance with a killer set list. That being said, I would have loved to hear a new tune called “Luck.” So far, it has only been played at a handful of dates on the […]

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