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Born Without Bones and the Hotel Year announce tour dates

Massachusetts natives Born Without Bones and the Hotel Year have announced plans to make their way to the Fest 12 and back together. Born Without Bones...

Have Mercy and Caravels announce tour dates

Have Mercy and Caravels will meet up for a week of dates leading up to the Fest in Gainesville, FL. Both bands are labelmates...

Exclusive: The Fest 12 announce comedy lineup

Comedians such as Kyle Kinane will be performing not once, but twice, at The Fest this year during two four-hour comedy blocks on the final two...

Lucero, J.Robbins, Modern Baseball, Tim Kasher, White Wives, Weatherbox added to Fest 12 lineup

The Fest have added 20 artists to their 2013 (12th annual) lineup, including J. Robbins (Jawbox) backed with cello and drums, as well as...

“We didn’t do it correctly the first time around”: Jason Black on the return...

In late 2005, beard punks the world over mourned the end of Hot Water Music, the long-running post-hardcore band who were hugely influential yet...

The Lawrence Arms, Polar Bear Club, Real Friends, Annabel, Smoke Or Fire, more added...

The Fest 12 have made another heaping announcement of bands scheduled to play their punk-rock pilgrimage, as follows:  "The Lawrence Arms (pictured left), Polar Bear...

Staff Picks: AP on why 2013 is going to rule

2012 was a pretty good year. The world didn’t end (at least not yet), and Rush finally made it into the Rock And Roll...

The Lead: Alternative Press presents the third annual Festies

Now in its second decade as the premiere event for beards, booze and bro-downs, THE FEST wrapped its 11th year with a bang. AltPress.com...

Fest Or Die: AP’s essential picks for The Fest 11

Managing editor Scott Heisel isn’t new to The Fest. He attended every year since 2005, making this his eighth trek to downtown Gainesville, Florida, for a...

Animal Style Records offer free Fest 11 sampler

Animal Style Records are giving away a free sampler featuring all of their artists who are performing at The Fest 11 in Gainesville, Fla....