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Win the Chiodos stage backdrop

Win the Chiodos stage backdrop

Enter the Chiodos contest at Buzznet to win the stage backdrop from the All’s Well That Ends Well tours!

Chiodos played hundreds of shows in front of this backdrop, all across the United States, and now it can be hanging in your house/room/dorm/apartment in all it’s 10×10′ glory.

The contest ends February 13th, just before Chiodos leaves for their nationwide tour with Linkin Park and Coheed and Cambria… so get on it!

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RecCenter video interview with The Color Fred

Fred Mascherino from The Color Fred recently got together with RecCenter for a series of video interviews. Watch interviews!

Download The Color Fred’s debut album, Bend To Break from iTunes, or order the CD and merchandise from MerchNow.

The Color Fred is embarking on a nationwide tour with Angels & Airwaves and Meg & Dia at the end of this month. View dates and buy tickets at Ticketmaster.

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The Fall of Troy guest on Ryan’s Rock Show

Listen to this week’s episode of Ryan’s Rock Show where they sit down with Thomas Erak from The Fall of Troy and talk about the band’s ideas and goals for 2008.

The episode is available for stream or download at ryansrockshow.com.

The Fall of Troy is heading over to Australia in February for the Soundwave Festival. See the dates and purchase tickets at SoundwaveFestival.com.

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EVR Bands clean up at Alternative Press 2007 Awards

EVR Bands clean up at Alternative Press 2007 Awards

If you’ve picked up the latest issue of Alternative Press Magazine (with Paramore on the cover), you may have noticed that Equal Vision artists were ALL OVER the 2007 Readers Poll and Editors Picks lists! Take a look below!

READERS POLL:

Album of the Year
– Chiodos – Bone Palace Ballet (Buy CD / iTunes)

Musical Collaboration I’d Kill To See In 2008
– Chiodos and Circa Survive (Buy CDs)

Band of the Year
– RUNNER UP: Chiodos

Coolest Music Video
– RUNNER UP: Circa Survive – “The Difference…” (YouTube / iTunes)

EDITORS PICKS:

Best Vocalist
– Anthony Green of Circa Survive

Best Guitarist
– Thomas Erak of The Fall of Troy

Best Drummer
– Chris Pennie of Coheed and Cambria

Most Beautiful LP
– Fear Before The March of Flames – The Always Open Mouth (#4 of […]

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Fuse TV’s Dozen Days of Downloads

It’s a new year, so you need some new music! Surf on over to Fuse.TV for their Dozen Days of Downloads to get free MP3 downloads from over 51 bands.

The Color Fred is one of the main artists on there (a little video of Fred even starts playing on the Fuse TV home page) along with Circa Survive, Alive In Wild Paint, Aiden, From First To Last, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, and more.

We know you’re itching to use your iTunes gift cards, so download The Color Fred’s debut album, Bend To Break for only $9.99 – Download Now!

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Pierce The Veil supporting Emery on tour in February

Equal Vision’s rising young band, Pierce The Veil, have been added to one of the most promising tours of the winter – Emery with Mayday Parade, As Cities Burn, and Cry of the Afflicted!

The solid package tour will trek all over the country, starting in Nashville, then heading to California, and finally back east and up to Boston.

Pierce The Veil have literally been on the road for the last eight months straight, barely ever seeing their hometown of San Diego, CA except for a few hours in between shows. By traveling with bands like Chiodos, The Devil Wears Prada and A Skylit Drive, Pierce The Veil have gained the support of a fanatical group of fans across the United States. […]

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Bane touring with Outbreak in January

One of hardcore’s most positively influential bands, Bane will be kicking off 2008 by touring all over the country with Maine’s spiteful, angry snotty hardcore punk band, Outbreak (Bridge 9 Records).

The first few days will serve as reunion shows for Connecticut hardcore band With Honor, who last put out This Is Our Revenge through Victory Records in 2005.

Bane will then travel to California with Outbreak to meet up with Trash Talk for a series of dates on the West Coast, including shows with Silent Drive (rock band feat. current members of Bane).

Bane’s landmark new release, The Note is available now in limited edition vinyl format, see below for pressing and ordering information.

Bane – The Note
– CD version – Order […]

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The Fall of Troy featured on Guitar Hero III

Have you ever wanted to play guitar like The Fall of Troy‘s axe-wielder, Thomas Erak? Well now you can… in the digital world, at least. The Fall of Troy’s song “F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X.” is featured on the brand new Guitar Hero III video game, for Playstation 2 & 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii!

Buy Guitar Hero III at Amazon.com

“F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X.” comes from The Fall of Troy’s 2005 release Doppelganger, which you can pick up for only $5 from EVRStore.com.

The band recently finished up a full-U.S. tour with Coheed and Cambria in support of their latest album, Manipulator (Buy Now), and are now getting ready to visit Australia in February to tour with the Soundwave Festival.

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Anthony Green from Circa Survive solo performances

Every year around the holidays, Anthony Green from Circa Survive gets together with his friends and plays a few solo shows in the Northeast.

In the past, Anthony has played solo with Owen, The Color Fred, Coheed and Cambria, and more, and he’s made numerous guest vocal appearances on releases from bands like Say Anything, Fear Before The March of Flames, and Like Lions, to name a few.

This year, Anthony has scheduled five shows with Envy on the Coast, The Dear Hunter, and Days Away, where he’ll be playing old songs, new songs, Circa Survive songs, and maybe even some cover songs to bring in the new year.

Anthony Green solo shows
12/26 – Allston, MA (Tickets)
12/27 – South Hackensack, NJ (Tickets)
12/28 – […]

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Fred Mascherino signature shoe from Macbeth Footwear

Not too many people are lucky enough to get their own signature shoe line in their lifetime. Michael Jordan, G-Unit, and maybe some other superstars here and there, but not too many.

Well folks, Macbeth Footwear – the company started by former Blink-182 members Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus – has created a shoe for our very own Fred Mascherino from The Color Fred (formerly of Taking Back Sunday)!

Completely designed by Fred himself, the vegan / animal-friendly shoe is all black, with velcro straps, and has Fred’s signature on the side.

Take a look at the shoes online and in Journey’s stores across America. You can buy them just in time for the holidays for only $39.99.

While you’re at it, head over […]

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