Travis Clark, We The Kings
Warped is a big reason our band is who we are; you have to make a big impression as a band for the live show! We've carried that onto our other tours and it is the reason that we hold ourselves to that expectation when we put on a great live show

Fil Thorpe-Evans, Neck Deep
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Warped Tour, to me, is just punk rock at its best. There is so much history it really is an honor to be a part of it. It's just the most special festival our scene has ever known and especially being a kid from England it's always a dream to be in it.

Nick Martin, Sleeping With Sirens
Warped Tour is just a fun time for people of all ages. It's so awesome seeing parents going with their kids and just experiencing music together. Every year, people want to talk shit about it, the lineup and whatever else it may be. And you know what? That's what I love about it. And as Kevin says every year: “If you don't like Warped Tour, then start your own festival and do something about it.”



Matty Mullins, Memphis May Fire
One of the greatest communities on the planet! A place where everyone feels welcome. For the bands, it's like a big rock ’n’ roll summer camp and there's really no better festival tour to be a part of.

Benji Madden, Good Charlotte
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Warped is the place young bands go to become who they're going to be. It's not just punk-rock summer camp, but so much more. You make friends that will last a lifetime and learn things from everyone there that you take with you through the rest of your career.

Tino Arteaga, Of Mice & Men
To me, it means discovery. I found so many bands I still love, even to this day, on those stages and on those compilations you get for free walkin' around. I found so many new friends who shared similar beliefs, lifestyles and love for music much like my own. The most important discovery of all, though, was finding that part of myself that knew I wanted to become one of those musicians I saw up there, giving everything they had for their music and their fans, and no matter how long it took, I was determined to make it a reality.

Mikey Chapman, Mallory Knox
I think Warped will now forever be the place I want to be when summer comes around. I genuinely had the time of my life on that tour, and I hope sometime we can get back and do it all again. The whole tour was so impressive—crew, bands and fans alike, it was just a big summer camp for musically minded people who never want to grow up. I can definitely get behind that.

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