Vans Warped Tour Releases Full Lineup for 2012

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As the annual Vans Warped Tour nears its 18th year of touring and continues its steady decline, organizers have announced the headliners to this year's festival: Pierce the Veil, Anti-Flag, Falling in Reverse, Four Year Strong, We the Kings, Of Mice and Men, Streetlight Manifesto, and Yellowcard. Fans of the festival may be surprised to find out that this year's tour will not only be shorter, but it will also hit some smaller venues than it normally plays. For example, although it normally ... Read More

BeezNutz Presents Top 10 Shows Part 1 (10-6)

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10. St Vincent, 2/15/10 Bottleneck Lawerence KS. After catching her twice the previous year. I made a little trek across the state to see her at a venue I had not been to for 8 years. She did not disappoint. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G2KSD5EcwE It was a awesome set, the one that makes you want to come back out as soon as possible and see another. I ended up doing that and almost died in the process shitty story, moving along. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNnGkcZJUj4 9. Foxy Shazam, The ... Read More

Confessions of Phishing Barney

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The Adventures of Phishing Barney 2010 Words/Photos by Barney the Purple Dinosaur (and his ghost writer Reverend Justito) For those who are not a member of my immediate family, allow me to give you a brief history on the family tradition that is Barney the purple dinosaur.  I was in my early teens at the height of Barney-mania.  As a gag gift, my parents threw a Barney Doll (marching band outfit, filled with bubble mix) into the stockings of my brother and I.  My ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour: 07/17/10 – Nassau Coliseum Parking Lot – Long Island, NY

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The 2010 Vans Warped Tour 07/17/10 - Nassau Coliseum Parking Lot - Long Island, NY Words/Photos/Videos by melorocker This 2010 edition of the traveling Warped tour seems scaled back from previous years. i have been to 2 other warped shows that were at near or at full capacity. Nassau Coliseum holds up to seven thousand people when a concert is held indoors, but at the parking lot it could be trickier to come up with a figure. i felt that it was not the usual numbers ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour – The Legends of Punk!

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2010 Vans Warped Tour Seaside Park - Ventura, CA 06/27/10 Words/Photos/Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com Over the past few days here at concertconfessions.com, we have discussed various styles of music found at the Warped Tour.  We discovered new music, we had a heavy metal showcase and we even gave 3OH!3 their own review.  For our final look at the 2010 Vans Warped Tour stop in Ventura , CA we want to cover the roots of the tour by taking a look at the “Legends” of Punk ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour – The Heavy Metal Report

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Vans Warped Tour 2010 06/27/10 - Seaside Park - Ventura, CA Words/Photos & Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com   When it comes to Warped Tour, as great as it is to seek out new and exciting sounds, the main reason I hit the event is for heavy music.  Be it punk or metal I attend North America’s longest running festival tour (now in it’s 16th year) for the release from these oh so soothing sounds.  So let’s discuss some of the metal that went down at Seaside ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour – 3OH!3 Celebrate Streets of Gold With Ventura One Off

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3OH!3 06/27/10 Vans Warped Tour - Ventura, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com With not much going on between Against Me! and Reel Big Fish at the 2008 Vans Warped Tour, I wandered around Seaside Park in Ventura, CA looking for some punk rock.  While I failed to find some punk (or eve ska) I did manage to discover two crusty Colorado punks pondering how to make love to the innocent without leaving behind finger prints.  Within seconds, I was hooked on 3OH!3 and ended up ... Read More

2010 Vans Warped Tour – Living Large at the Buffet Table

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2010 Vans Warped Tour Seaside Park - Ventura, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com I have always said that a good festival is much like a good buffet.  Load up on what you love, avoid what you hate and perhaps sample something new?  But what happens when you get to the buffet and discover while a few of your favorites are there, you have no idea what 89.3% of the menu is?  Well in the case of the buffet known as the 2010 Vans Warped Tour ... Read More

Photo Gallery: The 2010 Vans Warped Tour Invades Ventura

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2010 Vans Warped Tour Seaside Park - Ventura, CA Photos by Reverend Justito/concertconfessions.com   Many tales to tell from the third stop of the 2010 Vans Warped Tour.  I wanted a place to just upload photos for now - so please enjoy.   [gallery columns="4"]   _qoptions={ qacct:"p-7ba_jTnXrkcGo" }; Read More

The Vans Warped Tour Celebrates 15 Years Of Punk Rock Summer Camp

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 The Vans Warped Tour 15th Anniversary Party 09/06/09 - Club Nokia: Los Angeles, CA Words/Photos/Videos by Justin It was 1997 when I first walked through the gates of Kevin Lyman’s wonderful world known as Warped Tour.  While that was not the first year of the ever evolving punk rock summer camp, it’s hard to believe that the festival has now wrapped 15 successful years.  Having missed all three Southern California stops on this years traveling circus show, I made sure not to miss the 15th ... Read More

Warped Tour 2009 Rolls Through St. Louis

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Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - St. Louis, MO - 8/3/09 Words/Photos by iheartmoshing This is the 15th year for Warped Tour but for me, it was only my third year attending. Out of the three I've been to, this ranks as the best, not only because of the awesome bands on the tour, but of the great experiences I had while I was there. My day at Warped Tour included seeing: I Set My Friends On Fire, Underoath, Black Tide, NeverShoutNever, Breathe Carolina, A Day to ... Read More

From The Vault: Warped Tour 2008 Hits Ventura, CA

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Warped Tour 2008 Seaside Park - Ventura, CA 06/22/08 Words/Photos/Videos by Justin (With Warped Tour kicking off this week, and things a tad slow here I figured we would look back at my experience on the long running festival last summer.  Note, this first appeared on MTVnews.com) A good rock festival is very similar to a good meal at a buffet. If planned correctly, you can get a nice sample of everything you love, try something new, and hopefully avoid items that you simply don't agree ... Read More