The Story So Far Announce Shows With Elder Brother, Gnarwolves

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 14, 2014

The Story So Far will be playing shows out to their fall tour with Elder Brother and have penned some off-date shows as well with Gnarwolves. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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The Wonder Years, The Story So Far Tour With Modern Baseball, Gnarwolves

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 3, 2014

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This is a pretty good way to start August off, right? The Wonder Years and The Story So Far are going out on a tour together this fall with Modern Baseball and Gnarwolves. Check out the dates below and let us know which show you’ll be going to!

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Self Help Fest Northeast: A Day To Remember, BMTH, TWY, TSSF, MIW, Chiodos

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 1, 2014

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A Day To Remember are bringing the Self Help Fest to Philly in October with their Parks & Devastation Tour lineup in addition to other great bands like The Wonder Years and The Story So Far. Check out more details below after the jump!

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The Story So Far In The Early Stages Of New Album

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 31, 2014

The Story So Far are in the early stages of working on their next album, which they would ideally like to have released in a year or so. Check out a full interview with AbsolutePunk here and a snippet of info on what’s next for the band below after the jump.

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POZ Gallery

Jul 22, 2014

POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor POZ Gallery: Warped TourFeatures: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MIPhotos By: Kelly Swor

POZ Gallery: Warped Tour
Features: Enter Shikari, Every Time I Die, The Story So Far, The Maine, Yellowcard, The Maine, Four Year Strong 
Location: Palace of Auburn Hills - Auburn Hills, MI
Photos By: Kelly Swor

PropertyOfZack Midway Albums Of The Year List

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 7, 2014

More and more albums seem to be coming out every year that we love here at PropertyOfZack, which is why we thought it would be a great idea to post a Midway Albums Of The Year List today on the site. The list includes our top ten albums and EPs through this point in the year voted on by POZ team members. So without further adieu, the PropertyOfZack Midway Albums Of The Year List can be seen below!

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A Community That Looks Out For Each Other

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 7, 2014

A full video of the Montreal incident that included members of The Story So Far and Four Year Strong jump into the pit in Montreal to fend off security  after seeing fans being aggressively mishandled has been posted online. Watch the video below after the jump. 

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The Story So Far Confront Security Guard To Protect Crowdsurfers At Warped Tour

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 6, 2014

Parker Cannon and Will Levy of The Story So Far jumped off-stage in Montreal to fend off a security guard after seeing fans being aggressively mishandled.

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POZ Review: The Story So Far - Songs Of

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 23, 2014

by Becky Kovach, edited by Erik van Rheenen

The last couple of years have been big for The Story So Far. After the band’s debut LP Under Soil and Dirt, they blew up in a way that few other bands seem to manage these days. The Story So Far became known for their aggressive take on pop punk, and continued to show major growth as musicians with last year’s What You Don’t See.
 
This year they decided to go in a completely different direction with Songs Of, an acoustic EP featuring new versions of songs from What You Don’t See, one new track, and a cover of Bob Marley’s “Waiting In Vain.”
 
Songs Of opens with “The Glass,” a track off What You Don’t See. The song is mellow and open, a huge step back from the band’s well-known intensity. And while lead singer Parker Cannon’s voice is typically harsh and full of animosity, here he is quietly distant. This new voice is further explored as the EP continues, and holds up particularly well in “Navy Blue,” the track that follows “The Glass.”
 
“Navy Blue” is the only new song on the EP and, as a result, is the only one that sounds like it was written to be performed acoustically. The bright guitars provide balance to Cannon’s strained vocals. The highlight here, though, are the booming strings that hauntingly ring out as Cannon confesses: “I hope this makes you sad.”

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The Story So Far Warped Tour Set Stream

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 17, 2014

The Story So Far are headlining Warped Tour this summer. Watch videos from their set below after the jump.

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Albums Out This Week

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 15, 2014

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June 17th is just two days away, and there are a few great releases coming out this week. Hit the jump below to check out the album details and download information for all the great records coming out this week!

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The Story So Far Stream ‘Songs Of’ EP

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 10, 2014

The Story So Far will be releasing Songs Of on June 17th via Pure Noise Records. Pre-order the EP here and stream the full EP below after the jump.

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POZ Discussion: Most Anticipated June Releases

by Zack Zarrillo - May 29, 2014

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June is nearly here, and we’re continuing 2014 with a jam-packed month of releases that PropertyOfZack team members couldn’t be more stoked to hear. In today’s new Discussion, we’re highlighting our personal Most Anticipated June Releases. Check out our list below and feel free to reblog with what you’re looking forward to as well!

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Tigers Jaw - Charmer (06/03)
I became a fan of the band over a Thanksgiving break in high school right after Two Worlds came out. I remember the moment very clearly. I was sitting on my couch in my basement room and it slowly clicked. Things weren’t as polished as I normally liked them to be, but the energy there was too much to say no to. And then, once I fully gave in, I found so much more to grasp onto. I traced back and found self-titled, and I looked forward to more after that.

“Maturity” is rarely the right word when describing growth in music, but I’m having trouble pinpointing why the songs off of Tigers Jaw’s Charmer have me so excited so far. I feel the energy I felt in past records from the band, but it’s being delivered in a different form this time around. Charmer feels like a clear stepping stone for the band, and possibly for the band’s fans as well.

There was a lot of miscommunication and turbulence around the band from fans over the past year, but I have a feeling Charmer is going to dispel any focus on Tigers Jaw that is not about the record itself. - Zack Zarrillo

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Fucked Up - Glass Boys (06/03)
How does a band follow up one of their most ambitious and critically acclaimed records to date? I’m not sure, but Fucked Up is doing just that with their upcoming record, Glass Boys. After David Comes to Life blurred the lines between enigmatic concept records and the band’s ferocious, melodic hardcore style, it was always going to be hard to top such a perfect specimen in their genre, but signs point to something just as potent on the way. The already released “Paper the House,” with its precision drumming and Damian Abraham’s distinct hoarse voice, clearly dialed back a little from the bombastic sound of their previous release. 

This isn’t a sign of slowing down or playing it safe; the track is thunderous, and is a clear indication that all is well in the Fucked Up camp. Hopefully even betters things are on the horizon. - Jason Stives

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Say Anything - Hebrews (06/10)
A new Say Anything album always brings lots of trepidation. Everyone knows there will never be an equal to …Is a Real Boy. Max Bemis even knows. But regardless, Bemis’ musical and lyrical witticisms seem to find their way into each album to some degree of success. 

Unpopular Opinion alert: I really liked Anarchy, My Dear, as well as the direction Bemis was taking his music, so I was very excited when Hebrews was announced to drop on June 13. 

The album will be Say Anything’s fourth full-length, and two tracks have already been released to mixed reviews. No doubt Hebrews will be different, but the main shock of this album is its lack of guitar, which tends to be a standard in basically all music that you’ll find featured here on POZ. Another (not-so-surprising) element is the immense number of guest vocalists. Bemis is known for featuring friends and family as collaborators on previous albums, and Hebrews is no exception. - Caitlin DeWeese

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100 Words Or Less: Kelen Capener Of The Story So Far

by Zack Zarrillo - May 21, 2014

Our 100 Words Or Less Podcast with host Ray Harkins is back with Kelen Capener of The Story So Far. Ray and Kelen talk about math, suburb restlessness, and introspection within creation.

Follow the podcast on Twitter here, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here, and stream the new episode with Ray and Kelen below!

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The Story So Far Stream “Navy Blue” From ‘Songs Of’

by Zack Zarrillo - May 15, 2014

The Story So Far will be releasing Songs Of on June 17th via Pure Noise Records. Pre-order the EP here and stream “Navy Blue” below after the jump.

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