House of Vans Asia: Shanghai and Seoul Recap

Showcasing music from around the world for three straight days in Shanghai from September 13-15th and continuing the fun in Seoul September 19th and 20th with a two full days of music, art, and skateboarding, we’re stoked by the turnout and can’t wait for the House of Vans Asia Tour to continue!

Check out more of the highlights and upcoming ticket giveaways at houseofvansasia.com and be sure to mark your calendars for the Hong Kong and Guangzhou tour stops in the next couple of weeks! 

Souvenirs I and II EPs - Swimm

The DIY music-makers of Swimm have the perfect soundtracks for summer with the release of not one, but two EPs, Souvenirs I and II. Swimm’s sound has influences ranging from shoegaze to folk to electronic to dancey-pop and everything in between. Souvenirs I offers special remixes from Keith Sweaty, Big Wild and Derek Suomi and Souvenirs II is set to release August 22. 

So set your feet up on that hammock you’ve been dying to break in this summer and get a taste of Souvenir I by watching the lyric video

Or see the real thing and check out their North American summer tour dates after the jump: 

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#TBT Warped Tour 1998
The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is on it’s final leg of shows, and we’re wrapping up posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is from the 1998 Warped Tour with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus and our our Vans Skate team legend Steve Caballero hanging casually in the background. If you haven’t been to your Warped stop yet this year, be sure to look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit with more rad shots like this vanswarpedtour.com
Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

#TBT Warped Tour 1998

The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is on it’s final leg of shows, and we’re wrapping up posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is from the 1998 Warped Tour with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus and our our Vans Skate team legend Steve Caballero hanging casually in the background. If you haven’t been to your Warped stop yet this year, be sure to look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit with more rad shots like this vanswarpedtour.com

Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

A Day on Vans Warped Tour with We Are The In Crowd

It seemed like the bus had stopped rolling only minutes ago but when I stretched my legs over the edge and awkwardly climbed my way to the ground from the top bunk I smelled coffee drifting through the cracked door.  We Are The In Crowd’s Tay Jardine was in the front lounge settled over a black mug that read ‘Bad Days’ with a giant yellow smiley face. 

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General funny guys and Warped Tour stage slayers Every Time I Die got real serious with us for this quick Q&A. Okay maybe not that serious, but those self portraits are pretty spot on. Check out what else the guys have been up to on the road and be sure to catch their set on the Monster Energy stage when the tour hits your city.  

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Parkway Drive
Parkway Drive have just joined the Vans Warped Tour and will be signing at the Vans tent T certain stops this summer. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the #MetalcoreSummer Sampler from Epitaph Records that the band is included on, available now.
7/4 – Toronto, ON7/11 – Camden, NJ7/17 – Cleveland, OH7/18 – Detroit, MI7/19 – Chicago, IL7/20 – Shakopee, MN7/22 – Columbia, MD7/27 – Orlando, FL7/28 – Charlotte, NC7/29 – Nashville, TN
7/30 – Milwaukee, WI7/31 – Bonner Springs, KS8/2 – Salt Lake City, UT8/3 – Denver, CO

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive have just joined the Vans Warped Tour and will be signing at the Vans tent T certain stops this summer. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the #MetalcoreSummer Sampler from Epitaph Records that the band is included on, available now.

7/4 – Toronto, ON
7/11 – Camden, NJ
7/17 – Cleveland, OH
7/18 – Detroit, MI
7/19 – Chicago, IL
7/20 – Shakopee, MN
7/22 – Columbia, MD
7/27 – Orlando, FL
7/28 – Charlotte, NC
7/29 – Nashville, TN

7/30 – Milwaukee, WI
7/31 – Bonner Springs, KS
8/2 – Salt Lake City, UT
8/3 – Denver, CO

We’ve been hanging out with We Are The in Crowd this summer on the Vans Warped Tour and having a ton of fun. With several early bus calls for long drives in the first leg of the tour, it was the perfect time to get cozy on the bus and give the band a little homework. It’s true, Mike got fork lifted while in a porta-potty that morning, and Tay would eat brussel sprouts for the rest of her life. Wait what? (We’d have gone with pizza.) Have a look at the rest of our Q&A above and check out the Vans tent signing schedule. See you on the road!

Photos: Amanda Rae Stephens

#TBT Warped Tour 2001
Today’s throwback is Henry Rollins on the Warped Tour stage in 2001, the 2014 Vans Warped Tour is well underway but we’re still digging in the archives for our favorite photos from year’s past so be sure to keep checking back weekly. Headed out to the show? Look out for the ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ tent! A cool photo exhibit that will be at each stop this summer. Get tour tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com
Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

#TBT Warped Tour 2001

Today’s throwback is Henry Rollins on the Warped Tour stage in 2001, the 2014 Vans Warped Tour is well underway but we’re still digging in the archives for our favorite photos from year’s past so be sure to keep checking back weekly. Headed out to the show? Look out for the ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ tent! A cool photo exhibit that will be at each stop this summer. Get tour tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com

Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

Vans Warped Tour Signings: We Are The In Crowd 
We Are The In Crowd will be signing at the Vans tent on certain stops of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Check out the signing schedule below & pick up AP magazine #312 with Tay Jardine on the cover & a story about the tour inside. 
6/17 – Albuquerque, NM6/18 - Mesa, AZ
6/29 – Portland, OR7/2 – Maryland Heights, MO7/3 – Noblesville, IN7/5 – Montreal, QC7/6 – Holmdel, NJ7/9 – Scranton, PA7/15 – Burgettstown, PA7/16 – Cincinnati, OH7/23 – Virginia Beach, VA7/24 - Atlanta, GA7/25 - St, Petersburg, FL7/26 - West Palm Beach, FL

Vans Warped Tour Signings: We Are The In Crowd 

We Are The In Crowd will be signing at the Vans tent on certain stops of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Check out the signing schedule below & pick up AP magazine #312 with Tay Jardine on the cover & a story about the tour inside. 

6/17 – Albuquerque, NM
6/18 - Mesa, AZ

6/29 – Portland, OR
7/2 – Maryland Heights, MO
7/3 – Noblesville, IN
7/5 – Montreal, QC
7/6 – Holmdel, NJ
7/9 – Scranton, PA
7/15 – Burgettstown, PA
7/16 – Cincinnati, OH
7/23 – Virginia Beach, VA
7/24 - Atlanta, GA
7/25 - St, Petersburg, FL
7/26 - West Palm Beach, FL

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Every Time I Die
Our friends from Every Time I Die will be signing at the Vans tent on certain stops of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the Epitaph Records #MetalcoreSummer Sampler that the band is included in available now.

6/19 – Las Vegas, NV
 6/20 - Pomona 
6/21 – Mountain View, CA 
6/22 – Ventura, CA 
6/25 – Chula Vista, CA 6/26 – Wheatland, CA 6/28 – Southeast Auburn, WA 7/8 – Darien Center, NY 7/10 – Mansfield, MA 7/12 – Wantagh, NY 7/13 – Hartford, CT

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Every Time I Die

Our friends from Every Time I Die will be signing at the Vans tent on certain stops of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the Epitaph Records #MetalcoreSummer Sampler that the band is included in available now.

6/19 – Las Vegas, NV

6/20 - Pomona

6/21 – Mountain View, CA

6/22 – Ventura, CA

6/25 – Chula Vista, CA
6/26 – Wheatland, CA
6/28 – Southeast Auburn, WA
7/8 – Darien Center, NY
7/10 – Mansfield, MA
7/12 – Wantagh, NY
7/13 – Hartford, CT