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A Day In the Warped Life: Falling In Reverse

August 11 2011, 1:00 PM EDT Matt Bemer Photographer: Jonathan Weiner

  • 10:30 a.m. - 'We're here!' Bus is broken down
  • 10:33 a.m. - TM Josh handing out laminates for first day of tour
  • 10:36 a.m. - Ronnie checking the schedule for today
  • 10:44 a.m. - Starting out the day with old friends
  • 10:46 a.m. - First glimpse at the stage
  • 10:53 a.m. - Load in fast! Doors open in seven minutes
  • 10:55 a.m. - Vitamins, not drugs!!
  • 11:00 a.m. - Merch
  • 11:14 a.m. - Got to smell good for the fans
  • 11:16 a.m.
  • 11:20 a.m. - Phone interview in the van, still no bus
  • 11:23 a.m. - Jacky bringing his guitar to stage
  • 11:33 a.m. - Sign my chest!
  • 11:54 a.m. - Watching Neo-Geo on the Skullcandy stage
  • 12:18 p.m. - 'Hey, what's that?'
  • 12:20 p.m. - Fun stories walking back to the van, still no bus!
  • 12:35 p.m. - Jacky on the road to nowhere while Mika gets ready
  • 12:40 p.m. - Ronnie and Jacky going over set cuts
  • 12:44 p.m. - Ryan utilizing the van's side mirror to get ready
  • 12:47 p.m.
  • 12:50 p.m. - Sun is finally out, it's bright
  • 12:54 p.m. - On our way to the stage for their first official show ever
  • 1:03 p.m. - Saying 'hi' to some fans from backstage
  • 1:12 p.m.
  • 1:20 p.m. - Setlist
  • 1:24 p.m
  • 1:26 p.m. - Brett Gurewitz arrives
  • 1:26 p.m. - Ronnie and Brett Gurewitz
  • 1:27 p.m.
  • 1:47 p.m. - Working out the stage plot
  • 1:49 p.m.
  • 1:51 p.m. - 'I got these in jail'
  • 1:58 p.m. - Rehearsing backstage
  • 2:08 p.m. - Ryan getting his nerves out, Asking Alexandria waiting to see the set
  • 2:12 p.m.
  • 2:16 p.m.
  • 2:19 p.m. - Tragic Magic
  • 2:21 p.m. - Taking it all in for the first time
  • 2:22 p.m.
  • 2:25 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • 2:31 p.m.
  • 2:32 p.m.
  • 2:35 p.m.
  • 2:36 p.m.
  • 2:38 p.m. - Ronnie dives in the crowd
  • 2:38 p.m.
  • 2:38 p.m. - Ronnie is taken under, can barely see him
  • 2:39 p.m.
  • 2:41 p.m. - 'That was intense!'
  • 2:44 p.m.
  • 2:44 p.m.
  • 2:44 p.m. - Closing out the first ever official Falling In Reverse set
  • 2:45 p.m. - Exiting stage
  • 2:45 p.m.
  • 2:46 p.m.
  • 2:52 p.m. - Reminiscing about the show
  • 2:53 p.m. - Ryan tosses a mob of fans some sticks over the fence
  • 2:56 p.m. - One show down
  • 2:58 p.m. - Exhausted, Ronnie still makes time for his fans waiting at the fence
  • 4:58 p.m. - Dinner time
  • 5:01 p.m. - Good thing we're early
  • 5:17 p.m. - Family dinner real quick before AP tent signing
  • 5:45 p.m.
  • 5:45 p.m. - Jacky hiding from the rest of the band
  • 5:47 p.m. - Line of fans as far as you can see
  • 5:59 p.m. - AP tent signing
  • 6:03 p.m. - Ronnie wearing a fan donated mustache
  • 6:05 p.m.
  • 6:06 p.m.
  • 6:12 p.m.
  • 6:15 p.m. - Sneaking in a few more signatures
  • 6:17 p.m. - 'Ahhhh! Finally, relaxation!'
  • 6:17 p.m. - Tree nap
  • 6:18 p.m.
  • 6:21 p.m. - Headed to do video interview
  • 6:28 p.m. - Interview
  • 6:49 p.m. - 'Please read privately'
  • 6:49 p.m. - Fan note to Jacky
  • 6:51 p.m. - Business meeting
  • 6:54 p.m. - Discussing tour options with booking agent Dave Shapiro
  • 7:11 p.m. - Signing on the run, headed to main stage
  • 7:23 p.m. - Ronnie checking out Attack! Attack! from stage
  • 7:42 p.m. - 'Let's get out of here, I'm exhausted!'
  • 7:44 p.m. - 'Night guys!'
  • 7:45 p.m. - We are making a mad dash for the exit, accosted on every turn
  • 7:46 p.m. - 'Made it one piece!'
  • 7:47 p.m. - Still more fans
  • 7:48 p.m. - Finally to the busses, that was intense!

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