This month marked the 10th anniversary of Taking Back Sunday's second full-length album, Where You Want to Be. PureVolume put together a video of other bands talking about the album, which you can watch below:
This week Taking Back Sunday announced several new U.S. tour dates. While these shows will occur during the same time period as the band's tour with The Used, these are off-dates in which The Used won't be playing. For the first 3 dates, the band's other support for the fall tour, "frnkiero andthe celebration," will be joining them; for the final show in Charlotte, NC, billed as a homecoming show, the band will be joined by The Wonder Years and Modern Baseball.
SEP 11 - Bogart's - Cincinatti, OH
SEP 24 - The Knitting Factory - Spokane, WA
OCT 7 - Cannery Ballroom - Nashville, TN
OCT 8 - The Fillmore - Charlotte, NC
We will definitely be at the October 7th show in Nashville and look forward to reporting back to you. The band has also announced an earlier U.S. show in Baltimore, MD, a 21+ show that's only $5:
AUG 1 - Power Point Live - Baltimore, MD
Finally, the band has announced several Australian tour dates in August, along with tour dates for the Philippines and Europe in August, November, and December. If you're over in those parts of the world, be sure to check out Taking Back Sunday's tour page for more details!
Taking Back Sunday apparently had so much fun with their recent tour with the Used that they're doing it again -- throughout the month of September and early October, Taking Back Sunday will be traveling across the midwestern U.S., western U.S., and Canada with the Used. The tour dates can be found below; for more details, go to Taking Back Sunday's website.
SEP 6-7 Riot Fest Toronto, ON
SEP 7 89X Chill On The Hill Detroit, MI CLICK FOR INFO
SEP 8 LC Pavilion Columbus, OH w/ The Used
SEP 10 Stage AE Pittsburgh, PA w/ The Used
SEP 12 Orbit Room Grand Rapids, MI w/ The Used
SEP 12-14 Riot Fest Chicago, IL w/ The Used + many more!
SEP 14 Egyptian Room Indianapolis, IN w/ The Used
SEP 16 Myth St. Paul, MN w/ The Used
SEP 17 The District Sioux Falls, SD w/ The Used
SEP 19 KC Live!Power & Light Kansas City, MO w/ The Used FREE SHOW!
SEP 19-21 Riot Fest Denver, CO w/ The Used + many more!
SEP 21 Shrine Auditorium Billings, MT w/ The Used
SEP 23 Idaho Falls Civic Aud Idaho Falls, ID w/ The Used
SEP 25 Showbox SoDo Seattle, WA w/ The Used
SEP 26 Roseland Theater Portland, OR w/ The Used
SEP 27 Summer Ends Festival Tempe, AZ CLICK FOR INFO
SEP 29 MacEwan Hall Calgary, AB w/ The Used
SEP 30 Union Hall Edmonton, AB w/ The Used
OCT 2 Burton Cummings Winnipeg, MB w/ The Used
OCT 3 The Venue Fargo, ND w/ The Used
OCT 4 7 Flags Event Center Des Moines, IA w/ The Used
OCT 6 The Pageant St. Louis, MO w/ The Used
The British music TV channel Scuzz recently talked to Adam & Mark from Taking Back Sunday; the result was a wide-ranging, 35-minute interview about the past, present, and future of Taking Back Sunday. Be sure to check it out below:
Taking Back Sunday just wrapped up its spring co-headlining tour with The Used (which was amazing!), but they've announced several upcoming shows. On May 16, the band performs in Last Vegas, NV:
On May 25, the band will perform in Cleveland, OH, at the Great American Rib Cook-Off Festival; for more details, click here.
On July 18, the band performs in Patchogue, NY:
Finally, on September 7, Taking Back Sunday will play the 89X Chill on the Hill in Detroit, MI; for more details, click here. The band promises more tour dates soon. Stay tuned for more!
Recently, Adam and John from Taking Back Sunday performed an acoustic version of 'Stood a Chance' from its new record, HappinessIs, for PureVolume; check it out below:
Adam from Taking Back Sunday also asked Bert from The Used a few questions as part of a fan Q&A; you can check out that video below:
Update: PureVolume has now posted part 2 of this fan Q&A, which you can watch below:
Taking Back Sunday's 6th studio album, "Happiness Is," officially hit stores in the U.S. today, March 18th. If you don't have the album yet, you can use the coupon below to purchase the album for only $7.99 at Best Buy:
You can also listen to a full stream of the new album below:
Be sure to check out a track-by-track discussion of the album with Adam, John, Eddie, Shaun, and Mark at RockSound.TV.
Finally, after you listen to the album, be sure to vote on your favorite track on our new poll on the home page!
Taking Back Sunday has hit the road to promote their new album, "Happiness Is." This is a co-headlining tour with The Used, meaning the setlist will (unfortunately) be shorter than normal, but the band has managed to fit in several new songs from their new album. Check out the setlist from a March 15th show in Houston, TX, below:
1. Flicker, Fade
2. Error: Operator
3. You Know How I Do
4. Faith (When I Let You Down)
5. Timberwolves at New Jersey
6. Beat Up Car
7. What's It Feel Like to Be a Ghost?
8. A Decade Under the Influence
9. Better Homes and Gardens
10. Liar (It Takes One to Know One)
11. You're So Last Summer
12. Stood a Chance
13. Cute Without the 'E' (Cut from the Team)
Check out the band's performance of "Flicker, Fade," from a recent stop on the tour below:
We'll keep you updated if the setlist drastically changes as the tour progresses. In particular, TBSHub will be at the April 24th show in Atlanta, GA -- stay tuned!
Today, Hopeless Records released a b-side to Taking Back Sunday's single, Flicker, Fade, titled "How I Met Your Mother." Listen below:
During Taking Back Sunday's recent European mini-tour, the band conducted several interviews and acoustic shows with the media. In France, Adam and John performed a small acoustic set for the TV show ShowCase, playing the songs Faith, Flicker Fade, Sad Savior, MakeDamnSure, Best Places to Be a Mom, and Cute Without the E:
Adam and John also answered a few questions from Up Magazine in Amsterdam:
Finally, here's a fascinating two-part interview with Shaun and Eddie by Hit the Floor Magazine in the UK; the two answer questions about the move from Warner Bros. to Hopeless, the band's thoughts on New Album, the process of piecing together a setlist, etc.: