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We’ve Got A File On You: Hayley Williams

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Julia Gray | May 8, 2020 - 12:10 pm

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A Final Pilgrimage To Warped Tour, As Told By A Former Scene Kid

It could have been my rookie naïveté, but witnessing the 2007 Vans Warped Tour felt magical. On the steamy pavement of the Hubert H. Humphrey…
Grace Birnstengel | August 2, 2018 - 9:20 am

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Warped Tour Is Coming Back After All

If you missed out on the final edition of the Vans Warped Tour last summer, founder Kevin Lyman had some good news for you on…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | December 18, 2018 - 10:36 am

Warped Tour Ending In 2018

When you think about it, it's crazy that the Warped Tour was still happening. The traveling festival tour has crossed North America every summer since…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2017 - 2:29 pm

Kevin Lyman Defends Controversial Anti-Abortion Tent At Warped Tour: “I Wanna Stir It Up”

After 23 years of touring, the Vans Warped Tour has faced its share of drama. From band members’ sexual misconduct with minors to the most
Paige Williams / Billboard | June 30, 2017 - 8:04 pm

Warped Tour Attracts Criticism For Pro-Life Tent

I have never been to Warped Tour. The one summer I was planning to finally attend the festival, I was 18 and working at a…
Zac Gelfand | July 11, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Slaves Voted Off Warped Tour For Allegedly Assaulting Merch Girl, Dumping Sewage

What the hell is going on with Warped Tour right now? First, the longstanding traveling punk festival booked an alleged predator, inspiring protests from other…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Bands Protest Fellow Warped Tour Act Accused Of Sexual Misconduct

The 23-year-old acoustic singer-songwriter Jake Mcelfresh, who works under the name Front Porch Step, has been facing a number of allegations of sexual misconduct and…
Peter Helman | July 2, 2015 - 9:50 am