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Mashable talks with some of the early 2000's "emo era" bands that helped bring the genre into the mainstream. You know, bands like The Early November, The Starting Line, and I Am The Avalanche.
For me, it was just what I happened to listen to. Pop music usually underwhelmed me, and true street punk music did not speak to me either. Pop punk felt just right. I could sing melodies that had emotion while still playing loud and fast.
Jason Tate on 08/21/14 - 10:58 AM
The Starting Line has announced their annual holiday show in Philadelphia.
We're excited to announce that our annual holiday show this year will be at The Trocadero in Philadelphia on December 26th! Tickets go on sale next Friday, July 18, at 12pm noon. Can't wait to get the Starting Line family together again for the holidays!

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Jason Tate on 07/11/14 - 02:41 PM
Congratulations to Matthew Watts of The Starting Line on his recent engagement.
Jason Tate on 07/09/14 - 09:05 AM
Vacationer has announced four intimate tour dates to coincide with the release of their second album, Relief. Head to the replies to find out where they'll be playing.
Keagan Ilvonen on 05/29/14 - 02:35 PM
Vacationer have posted a free "Ode 2 Summer Mixtape." Don't forget to also check out Kenny Vasoli's playlist he created for us.
We present the Ode 2 Summer mixtape. This collection, in a sense, is a sonic scrapbook. Many of the track titles are taken from areas we had passed through. As the summer came to an end, so did the process of making our new album. We offer up this tape in the meantime while we await the arrival of warmer weather and reflect on the past year. Hope you dig.

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Jason Tate on 05/08/14 - 12:22 PM
Head to the replies to listen to Knuckle Puck frontman Joe Taylo's cover of The Starting Line's "Making Love to the Camera" and The Format's "Matches."
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/08/14 - 07:47 AM
Stream a new Vacationer song "In The Grass" in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/01/14 - 11:19 AM
Check out an audio interview with Kenny from The Starting Line in the replies. He talks about doing some more Starting Line dates in the future, put probably not a full tour (his voice can't handle it) and that they just might record a new album.
Jason Tate on 04/28/14 - 11:05 AM
Today we're bringing you a very special edition of AbsolutePlaylist featuring the one and only Kenny Vasoli. You've seen his music transform from the days of The Starting Line, to Person L, and now to the "nu-hula" Vacationer, who will be releasing sophomore album, Relief on June 24th. Today we get the chance to travel into Kenny's musical inspirations. Check out Kenny's playlist, titled "Summation: My Journey Through Music" in the replies.
Here is a collection of tunes that encompass the journey my ears and mind have made through music. I did my best to sequence this playlist chronologically according to when in my life I obsessed over these artist/songs. It was an interesting...
Anthony Sorendino on 04/25/14 - 10:51 AM
Shop Radio Cast has added another variant of The Starting Line's Say It Like You Mean It -- it's a 180 gram tan colored pressing.
Jason Tate on 04/17/14 - 11:28 AM
If you pre-order the new Vacationer album, Relief, you get an instant download the new single "The Wild Life." You can also stream the song in the replies. The album is set to release June 24th.

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Jason Tate on 04/15/14 - 11:39 AM
In spite of its insane price tag -- The Starting Line's Say It Like You Mean It seems to be selling quite well. The green variant (/500) sold out almost immediately but there are still some blue versions up if you want it.
Jason Tate on 03/27/14 - 03:50 PM
The Starting Line's Say It Like You Mean It isn't coming out on vinyl until May 27, but you can pre-order it here for $29.99 starting tomorrow, March 27, at 1pm EST. Getcha PayPal passwords ready it's gonna be a show.
Thomas Nassiff on 03/26/14 - 01:54 PM
Shop Radio Cast has posted a few details about their upcoming pressing of The Starting Line's Say It Like You Mean It.
The Starting Line album will be a double vinyl pressing, complete with a D-side etching and housed inside a gatefold jacket (along with an insert). The album has been mastered specifically for the format. There will at least be blue and green variants (no pressing numbers given). The pressing will include an acoustic version of “The Best Of Me” and “Greg’s Last Day.” Pre-orders are expected to launch soon for the May 27th release.
Jason Tate on 03/24/14 - 10:26 AM
Kenny Vasoli (The Starting Line) will be DJing a show on February 18th in Philly.
Jason Tate on 01/24/14 - 11:24 AM
The Starting Line's Say It Like You Mean It will be re-pressed this spring.
Jason Tate on 01/22/14 - 08:33 PM
Jump to the replies to watch The Starting Line covering The Get Up Kids' "Holiday" from their holiday show on December 29th.
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/01/14 - 09:33 PM
This Sunday, The Starting Line will host their annual holiday show at Starland Ballroom in NJ with special guests Vinnie Caruana, Major League and Real Friends. Want to win two tickets, a signed limited edition show poster, and a meet and greet with the band? Of course you do ... enter by leaving a comment in the replies about your favorite TSL holiday show and we'll pick a winner.
Jason Tate on 12/27/13 - 12:22 PM
Jason Tate on 11/05/13 - 11:48 AM
The Starting Line are putting up 40 copies of Based On A True Story on vinyl Monday at 2:00pm EST, you'll be able to purchase these on Merch Direct.

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Jason Tate on 09/06/13 - 02:45 PM
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