Punk And Domesticity: The Swellers’ Jonathan Diener On Adjusting To Life Off The Road

by Zack Zarrillo - Oct 1, 2014

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If you hadn’t heard, The Swellers are retiring this year. What we don’t often get to hear about is when musicians transition from being in a band to creating a life for themselves off the road. Jono Diener wrote about that transition for The Runout.

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Guilt Is The Enemy Of Music

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 20, 2014

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Do you want to make music you love? Do you want to make music your fans love? Do you want to be successful for yourself? Do you want to be successful because bands around you are becoming more successful? We don’t know what you’re thinking, that’s a lot of responsibility. Jono Diener of The Swellers, however, wrote a really great piece for The Runout called Guilt Is The Enemy Of Music. Read a part of it below. 

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100 Words Or Less: Nick Diener (The Swellers)

by Zack Zarrillo - Sep 5, 2014

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Our 100 Words Or Less Podcast with host Ray Harkins is back with Nick Diner of The Swellers. Ray and Nick talk about what it’s like to break a band up, the transitions that he is going through in his own life and jealousy between bands (which is something very few bands/people discuss publicly).

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

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The Swellers Announce Call It A Night Tour (Part I)

by Zack Zarrillo - Aug 25, 2014

The Swellers have announced the first leg of their final tour. Each date announced will be their final night in each city. Check out the dates below after the jump.

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The Swellers Are Retiring, Not Breaking Up

by Zack Zarrillo - Jul 29, 2014

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The Swellers are not breaking up, they’re just retiring. The band is in the process of booking final shows that will be coming together this fall. Check out a tweet from the band below after the jump.

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The Swellers Confirm The End Is Near; Band Is Booking Farewell Shows

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 24, 2014

The Swellers had their first practice twelve years ago today, but have unfortunately confirmed the news that they will be calling it a day soon and are booking farewell shows. Check out a tweet from the band below after the jump.

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Kerrang Does Green Day: ‘American Idiot’ Tribute Album Stream

by Zack Zarrillo - Jun 11, 2014

Kerrang have released the American Idiot tribute to Green Day album. Stream the whole thing below after the jump.

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Voice & Verse Podcast With Jono Diener (The Swellers)

by Zack Zarrillo - May 28, 2014

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Voice & Verse, Evan Lucy’s podcast, is back with episode number eleven featuring Jono Diener of The Swellers.

You can subscribe to Voice & Verse podcast via iTunes, or listen below!   

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The Swellers’ Jono Diener Starting New Projects

by Zack Zarrillo - May 17, 2014

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Jono Diener of The Swellers will be starting a few new projects this summer. Check out a tweet from Diener below after the jump.

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The Swellers Release “Tales Of Lolita (Floor Cover)”

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 21, 2014

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The Swellers, Hung Up, Lobby Boxer, and 1876 will be releasing a four way split via Save Your Generation Records on May 20th. Stream The Swellers’ cover of “Tales Of Lolita” by Floor here via Brooklyn Vegan or below after the jump.

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The Swellers Release ‘B-Sides And Rarities’

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 15, 2014

The Swellers have released B-Sides And Rarities, which features 17 alternative songs from the band’s current discography. Stream and download the release below after the jump.

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POZ Gallery

Apr 13, 2014

POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, FranchiseLocation: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJPhotos By: Dan Bassini

POZ Gallery: Wolverines Tour
Features: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Ghost House, Franchise
Location: Asbury Lanes - Asbury Park, NJ
Photos By: Dan Bassini

The Swellers Four Way Split With Hung Up, Lobby Boxer, 1876

by Zack Zarrillo - Apr 3, 2014

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The Swellers, Hung Up, Lobby Boxer, and 1876 will be releasing a four way split via Save Your Generation Records on May 20th. Check out the track listing below after the jump.

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POZ Gallery

Mar 30, 2014

POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo POZ Gallery: Wolverines TourFeatures: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, TurnoverLocation: Bug Jar - Rochester, NYPhotos By: Taylor Rambo

POZ Gallery: Wolverines Tour
Features: I Am The Avalanche, The Swellers, Turnover
Location: Bug Jar - Rochester, NY
Photos By: Taylor Rambo

The Swellers Acoustic Warehouse Sessions

by Zack Zarrillo - Feb 8, 2014

The Swellers recently taped an Acoustic Warehouse Sessions. Watch the video below after the jump. 

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