Warped Tour 2013: Are You Ready?

With summer right around the corner, so is Warped Tour. And with all the tests, quizzes, and overall school stress that we students get, summer just seems to be looking further and further away! But for several Garner students, Warped Tour is like a ray of light amidst pure darkness. Every year, the Vans Warped Tour tours around the U.S. playing for thousands of eager fans. By looking at this year’s line-up, Warped Tour 2013 is going to be absolutely amazing!

When asked what band they’re excited to see, Catherine Hittson (7) said “I’m really excited about Warped in general, and I can’t wait to see Memphis May Fire” and Saphire Mendez (8) said,“I’m looking forward to seeing Black Veil Brides.”

Band announcements began on December 7th during the show Warped Roadies on Fuse. Band announcements will continue every Friday until the kick-off party on March 28, 2013. Bands playing this year will include Black Veil Brides, August Burns Red, Blessthefall, Bring Me The Horizon, Chiodos, Memphis May Fire, Never Shout Never, Sleeping With Sirens, We Came As Romans, I See Stars, Like Moths to Flames, Woe, Is Me and many, MANY more. Warped Tour will come to San Antonio on August 3, 2013 so make sure to buy your tickets soon, before they sell out!

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Get Stoked for Warped 2012!

As the end of the year is arriving, so is summer.  With summer comes wild kids. And with wild kids comes Warped Tour 2012. It’s one of biggest tours of the year and this time it is going to be insane.

    Since this year’s lineup is berserk, so are the fans. Ticket presales start March 30th, and people are already saving up to go see their favorite artists. There are many different bands of many different genres just waiting to be part of one of the biggest points in their career. When asked who she wanted to see, Katherine Barns (7) said, “The bands I’m looking forward to seeing are Chelsea Grin, Sleeping With Sirens, and Of Mice & Men.”

    Warped isn’t just for kids, though. Even some of the teachers here at Garner are going! There’s always plenty of adults at the tour for fun or supervision reasons. Coach Cox assured us that she was going with these words, “Of course! It’s going to be epic.”

    After 16 years of hard work Vans Warped Tour has become a diverse tour, featuring many genres of music. Since 1995 Vans has sponsored the tour, and this year is number 17. In 1998 they went international and they now have venues in Australia, Japan, Europe, Canada, and, of course, the United States.

    The tour has banned bands, also. From First to Last, Asking Alexandria, NOFX, and Broadway Calls are someof the bands banned from playing in their venues. Even though, fans still enjoy the tour where ever they are.  Fans camp out days before it starts and with booths set all over the place and food available, the tour has everything for everyone. There’s still plenty of time left to purchase tickets. Starting on March 30th they go on sale. To close, I’d like to say that Warped is something to fill summer break and fill summer break it will because on June 30th they’re coming to San Antonio. Stock up, get excited, and get going!