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Dashboard/NFG Unplugged Tour

November 16, 2009

Pop-punk pioneers New Found Glory have announced an acoustic tour with Dashboard Confessional this fall in support of their latest release Not Without A Fight.

Tickets for the intimate shows will be available through a special presale that begins Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 5:00PM (local time).

By buying tickets through the presale, you will be able to get your tickets before anyone else and save money on service charges. Buy your tickets today!

And make sure to check out New Found Glory’s zombified new video for their latest single “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down,” on CWGTV.

New Found Glory/Dashboard Confessional Acoustic Tour Dates:

Nov 30 – Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA
Dec 1 – Glass House – Pomona, CA
Dec 4 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
Dec 6 – Slowdown – Omaha, NE
Dec 7 – Subterranean – Chicago, IL
Dec 8 – St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
Dec 10 – Middle East – Cambridge, MA
Dec 11 – Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
Dec 12 – The Trocadero – Philadelphia, PA
Dec 13 – Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
Dec 15 – The Social – Orlando, FL

New Found Glory – Don’t Let Her Pull You Down

October 23, 2009

Pop-punk heroes New Found Glory battle flesh-starved zombie vixens in their new video for “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down,” debuting today.

Directed by Meiert Avis (U2, Bruce Springsteen), the extended music video is a hilariously frightening tale of a young couple who watch a movie about New Found Glory narrowly escaping the clutches of scantily clad zombies, only to realize it’s more realistic than they thought.

Details about the cast of the “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down” music video can be found on the movie’s IMDB page and a poster can be downloaded here. A limited 7″ vinyl single (666 on aqua blue/1334 on orange) featuring “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down” and Japanese B-side “I’m The Fool” will be available soon through KingsRoad and on the band’s upcoming tour.

New Found Glory declare that “Pop-punk is not dead” in the new video and are hitting the road this fall with Dashboard Confessional to prove it. Don’t be a zombie and miss out!!

New Found Glory- Not Without A Fight

September 29, 2009
new found glory not without a fight

Written By: PSG

Label: Epitaph – Rating:

New Found Glory’s sixth album Not Without A Fight debuted at #1 on the Top Independent Albums and at #12 on the Billboard 200, and with good reason. The pop-punk record is a very timely, appropriate musical accomplishment. The modern romantic relationship, without the strictures and rules of pre-WWII courting rituals, come with a huge amount of confusion for any young westerner hoping to get it on with their crush behind the gym. The songs on Not Without A Fight go in the order of this confusing relationship pattern and tell a very honest story about what a first love is really like. From first song to last it goes in the way of wanting the girl, being scared of the relationship, having trouble with the girl, getting back with the girl, being separated from the girl, confusion about the girl, loss of the girl, trials of love as a whole, grief over a lost relationship, confusion over feelings, finally seeing the girl for who she really is, and finally just getting back together because they can’t stand to be apart. Sounds familiar, right?

Something special about New Found Glory is the way they achieve an awesome punk sound without screaming. The vocals are strong and clear, paired with the freaking amazing, utterly artful guitar work. The vocals and music are paired so well and such a balance is achieved, a rarity with punk music where the lyrics are often very lost in a crash of sound. This great pairing of vocals and music make the album have a very fluid sound. The songs are, while maybe not structurally, but to the average ear, very similar sounding. This really works for New Found Glory though, as it gives that fluid feeling and it makes story of the confusion relationship really come together as one song flows easily into the next. Change in pace is used to denote emotional change rather than significant sound change. There are also several songs, “Don’t Let Her Pull You Down” among them, which have this shouting bit in them which gives the song a live concert feeling—pretty cool.

A couple songs are worth listening to really carefully. “Reasons” has a great pace and is filled with crashing sounds. On each crash the listener will feel his or her heart beat a little faster, the same heart which is so frustrated with the love expressed in the lyrics. “Don’t Let This Be The End” also has some special sounds, particularly t he intro and the end. This flags the song as important and lets the listener know the lyrics are going to be rather significant. Coolest of all the songs is “Listen To Your Friends.” The lyrics of this carry the sound and description of a country ballad in the sound of punk song—a real musical achievement and just awesome to listen to.

If you liked this you’ll like Relient K and Green Day.

New Found Glory Tour Contest

September 21, 2009

A message from Chad Gilbert (New Found Glory):

Support Your Local Scene!

Before NFG head out on tour with Dashboard Confessional this fall we will be doing a limited amount of smaller intimate club shows. For the past few years NFG have not been able to hook up local bands due to a full traveling line up. We know how important it is to support local bands and local music scenes. That is how NFG got our start. We use to open locally in South Florida for bands like MxPx, the Get Up Kids, Unwritten Law,Bane etc. Playing those shows helped build our band and build our local scene. This tour will give us an opportunity to finally help out a little.

We ask you to “Tweet” @xchadballx and @steveisdareason some suggestions for local bands to open up the NFG show in their town. Please check for all the tour dates. Make sure you request bands only for our own headline shows, Not the shows we will be playing with Dashboard Confessional.

We do not want to piss any one off or discourage any bands so NFG will not be picking the specific band. We are just compiling a list of bands that we get the most requests for and submitting it to the local promoter to pick.

Also on all of these shows will be a fellow Floridian band called Fallen From The Sky and Pennsylvania’s TITLE FIGHT!

thanks so much and we hope to see you all this fall!