10 Touring Must-Haves From Blood On The Dance Floor

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 23, 2014

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Bitchcraft is the hotly sought after new release from Blood On The Dance Floor. TuneCore is so excited about the release that they asked the band to tell the world their top ten touring must-haves. The best news is, is that if you want to be like Blood On The Dance Floor, you can just follow these tips below!

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The Plot In You Frontman “This Song Sucks” Lyrics: I Wanna Kill Every Member Of Blood On The Dance Floor

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 2, 2014

"This Song Sucks" is a new song from Landon Tewers of The Plot In You where he doesn’t mention his desire to kill every member of Blood On The Dance Floor in a new song. Check out the lyrics and song below after the jump.

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In Defense Of Outrage: A Response

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 10, 2013

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We’re pretty sure that, by now, you’ve heard about the female crowdsurfer who planted an unwanted kiss on vocalist Parker Cannon during The Story So Far’s show in Houston last week. In fact, we know that you’ve heard about it, because an astounding number of you liked, reblogged and shared our news post on the story.

Yesterday, we published a piece from Editor-in-Chief Erik van Rheenen titled In Defense Of Boundaries, which addressed the unspoken contract between band and fan. But working on that piece got us wondering — why is it that this particular story has blown up the way it has? What does the overwhelming interest we’ve seen in this story tell us about our scene?

We don’t think there’s a single answer to that question — it’s the result of many factors. But one of those factors sticks out like a sore thumb. Today, in the next piece in our In Defense Of… series, senior Staff Writer Jesse Richman asks why we’re so outraged… or more pointedly, why are we only getting outraged now?

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by Jesse Richman, edited by Erik van Rheenen

Let me preface this by making one thing clear: Erik van Rheenen is 100 percent right. (So are most of our readers, judging from the feedback to both his In Defense Of Boundaries piece and our original news post on the incident). It’s unequivocally not OK to kiss someone without their consent, whether it’s in a private room or on a stage in front of hundreds of people.

But what is it about this particular incident that has it racking up an astounding 1,600+ likes and reblogs on our site? Why did it generate 800 comments in a thread on AbsolutePunk? Or, to break out of our own bubble for a bit, why did a similar (if more salacious) on-stage assault of rapper Danny Brown earlier this year spawn a thousand thinkpieces?

Why is it that a quick peck on Parker Cannon’s lips generates twice the buzz as a story about New Years Day’s Ash Costello being repeatedly sexually assaulted by a member of Blood On The Dance Floor? Why is it that, when Mariel Loveland of Candy Hearts details her own experiences with ingrained sexism in the scene, not only does it barely register a blip on the radar, but inevitably draws the sort of commenters who insist on proving her point via their own cluelessly sexist feedback? And why is it that it never stopseven when you’re Hayley Williams, Queen of the Punk Universe? (Or Florence Welch, or Lady Gaga?)

Why is it that when the drummer for Bellwether is accused of sexual assault, so much of the Internet leaps to his defense, or calls for prudence, as though false rape accusations aren’t astoundingly rare? I’ve never been a teenage girl, but I imagine coming forward as a rape victim doesn’t win you any popularity contests in high school, and takes roughly a metric fuckton of courage.

Why is it that we have no qualms calling Cannon’s assailant a “bitch,” a “fucking slut,” and a “fangirl” (because only female fans do fucked-up things, right?), as if her actions, wrong as they were, give us some kind of free pass to say shit we know is deeply awful?

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Morning Recap: BOTDF Harass Fans With Rape Jokes, FOB Stream Album, Paramore Bonus Songs

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 9, 2013

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Blood On The Dance Floor Vocalist Taunts Fans With Rape

Good dudes.

Fall Out Boy Stream ‘Save Rock And Roll’ | Post Lyrics

Fall Out Boy released Save Rock And Roll to the world is streaming form yesterday. If you’ve yet to listen, now’s your chance. Check out the lyrics for each song as well. 

Paramore “Still Into You” Music Video | Two Bonus Songs

The music video for “Still Into You” is out, and so is the band’s new self-titled album. Midnight also brought around two bonus songs that did not make the record. 

All Time Low Announce Summer Tour With Green Day

A giant opportunity for All Time Low in Europe this summer as they bounce between festivals and massive arenas with Green Day.

The Swellers Recording New Album Next Week

The Swellers are hitting the studio next week without management or a label. They’ll be recording with Marc Hudson, who just finished up the new Saves The Day record.

The Maine, ARTTM Confirm Summer Tour Lineup

Hasn’t this tour happened over and over again already?

Blood On The Dance Floor Vocalist Taunts Fans With Rape

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 9, 2013

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Jayy Von Monroe of Blood On The Dance Floor taunted fans on Twitter last night with rape jokes, following multiple months of the band being accused of rape by fans, bands, and others. Check out the tweets below by clicking “Read More.”

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Morning Recap: MCR Is Still Broken Up, ‘SLC Punk’ Sequel, BOTDF React To Rape Allegations

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 1, 2013

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MCR Are Still Broken Up; Gerard Way Deflates April Fool’s Pranks

Don’t get your hopes up too far. We promise, we’re not punking you.

‘SLC Punk’ Getting Sequel Called ‘Punk’s Dead’

It looks like there may be an SLC Punk sequel called Punk’s Dead coming in 2014. There’s been an overwhelming amount of response to the news so far. Do you want a sequel or not? 

BOTDF Comment On Rape Claims In New Song

There are countless sad things about this. One is that this was not released on April Fool’s Day. Two is that the band wrote “lyrics” comparing them to Jesus Christ. You can fill out sad things three and four.

Warped Tour 2013 Full Band Roster

Warped Tour released the full and updated roster for their 2013 summer festival lineup.

letlive.’s New Album Is Coming This Summer

letlive. will finally be releasing their heavily awaited follow-up to Fake History this summer. 

Frank Iero Comments On My Chemical Romance Breakup

Many have waited to Frank Iero to speak out on MCR’s breakup, and he finally did over a week later. Iero, like other members of the band, had positive things to say about the end. 

TITRConfirm They Are Forever Broken Up

Maybe the third time is the charm?

Ronnie Radke: I Go To Prison For Battery, Hailed A Hero

One of those examples of when you shouldn’t use twitter.

BOTDF Comment On Rape Claims In New Song; Compare Selves To Jesus Christ

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 1, 2013

Blood On The Dance Floor have released a new song called “Crucified By Your Lies” that comments on multiple claims of rape against members of the band. The song also compares members in the band to Jesus Christ. Listen to the song and brave the lyrics below by clicking “Read More.”

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Morning Recap: The Wonder Years Announce New Album, BOTDF Call Out Kerrang! Magazine

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 7, 2013

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The Wonder Years Announce ‘The Greatest Generation’

The Wonder Years will be releasing their new album in mid-May, and I think we are all very excited to see how the band has evolved since Suburbia.  Check out the artwork and track listing via the link.

BOTDF: I’d Rather Put My Dick In A Grinder Than To Ever Be On A Cover Of A Shitty Magazine

From what we recently heard about the band…I guess we couldn’t be too surprised, right?

Warped Tour Australia Is Confirmed

Warped Tour is definitely heading down to Australia in 2013, which confirms that the festival will be appearing on three continents this year. We’d imagine that Warped Australia will follow directly after Warped Europe and will include most, if not all, of the same bands. 

Sharks Announce New Album ‘Selfhood’; Stream “Portland” 

Sharks have announced the follow-up to No Gods, an album that received great reviews, but did not seem to resonate with fans in the slightest. Will be interesting to see what the band does this go-around.

Misser Stream New Song “Goddamn, Salad Days”

Fantastic song. This EP could take many by surprise. 

BOTDF: I’d Rather Put My Dick In A Grinder Than To Ever Be On A Cover Of A Shitty Magazine

by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 7, 2013

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Blood On The Dance Floor have gotten into a public feud with Kerrang! Magazine, and the group has rattled off several shocking comments in response to the altercation. Check out the tweets below by clicking “Read More.”

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by Zack Zarrillo - Mar 2, 2013

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NYD Merch Man Opens Up About Upsetting Tour Experiences With BOTDF

by Zack Zarrillo - Feb 28, 2013

New Years Day have spent a good amount of time touring with Blood On The Dance Floor in the past, and the band’s merch man has now spoken out about BOTDF’s frequent and inappropriate behavior to other bands, young fans, and others around them. Read the upsetting blog piost below by clicking “Read More.”

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Blood On The Dance Floor Not Breaking Up Despite Rumors And Prayers

by Zack Zarrillo - Feb 19, 2013

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Rumors of a welcomed Blood On The Dance Floor break up exploded last night as the band withdrew from Australia’s Soundwave Festival. The group’s frontman has however confirmed that BOTDF are not breaking up and have no plans to. You can read a message from him below by clicking “Read More.”

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POZ Presents: The Weekly Summary

by Zack Zarrillo - Dec 15, 2012

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