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Buddy from Senses Fail posted a message on Facebook asking what it is that upsets people so much about him speaking out for LBGTQ rights.
What is it that upsets people so much about me (Buddy Nielsen) speaking up about LGBTQ rights? I am generally interested to hear what it is that bothers people so much about it? I identify as Queer and recently came out, I feel the need to raise awareness about the shame and silence I stayed in for 25 years. This is a band fronted by someone who is not straight. I cannot separate my music from internally who I am and am not willing to. The rights of other LGBTQ people are very important to me.

I don't want others to have to suffer the way I did....
Jason Tate on 12/09/14 - 03:11 PM
Bayside will be going on a "15 Year Birthday tour" along with Senses Fail, Man Overboard, and Seaway.

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Jason Tate on 11/20/14 - 01:12 PM
Senses Fail have entered the studio today to begin recording their new album, Pull The Thorns From Your Heart, which is due out next summer.
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/10/14 - 10:01 AM
Senses Fail will begin recording their new album next week.
Jason Tate on 11/06/14 - 04:09 PM
Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail opens up about sexuality, identity, and addiction on the latest episode of the 100 Words or Less Podcast.
For over 9 years I suffered in a cycle of shame over my sexuality, substance abuse, sexual addiction, anxiety, depression, grief and self loathing. I fell into a pit of despair and did a lot of damage to myself and to people around me. Through most of it I kept a pretty clean and convincing sheet over the messiness of my life, which in turn caused even more pain. I did a lot of things that were very dangerous and put myself into situations where I was putting myself and others at risk Over the coarse of the last year I have been able to find a level of...
Jason Tate on 11/05/14 - 11:17 AM
Read a new Noisey article with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail on the band's legacy, past, and present.
By the time Let it Enfold You, the band’s proper debut, had been released by Vagrant records in 2004, Senses Fail had gone, as Nielson puts it, from being a “shitty band from New Jersey” to the upper echelon of the Warped Tour set, playing “late-night TV shows and arenas,” which came with all the pluses (Fans! Stardom!) and minuses (Being called a sell-out! Having dumb hair!) that a sudden rise entailed. “You looked around and you were like, ‘This is 80s metal!’ These guys are wearing makeup, you’re out here on tour with Jared Leto who’s a fucking movie star, you’re fucked up, doing wild...
Ryan Gardner on 10/12/14 - 04:03 PM
You can check out the second part of our interview with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail here. If you missed the first part, you can check that out here. In this part, we talk about Senses Fail's upcoming record, which is to be recorded with Shaun Lopez. We also talk about past opportunities, difficult moments, as well as his current stance on religion.
Probably when I forgot the lyrics on Conan O’ Brien, that was the big switch in my life, going from ultimately a good level of confidence to really embodying a deep-seeded hatred of myself and severely disliking who I was. The next ten years were pretty fucking dark, I think a lot of things are made about bands writing angsty lyrics and...
Jake Denning on 09/25/14 - 09:34 AM
And if we die with regret for what we wouldn't let begin, then I'll cast my righteous skin.
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Zac Djamoos on 09/23/14 - 02:09 PM
You can read part one of our interview with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail here. The band is currently doing a 10th anniversary headlining tour for Let It Enfold You, and it's definitely not a tour to be missed. Part two will be up tomorrow, in which we talk about the future of the band, including a new record and what it'll sound like.
It was a very difficult time frame, and I think if we had stayed on Geffen, we wouldn’t be a band now…or we could be as big as Fall Out Boy, you never know. We took the risk, I always lean towards “Let’s take the concept of being a band for 20, 30 years versus taking the gamble”. We very well could’ve stayed on Geffen, had a song, had it work out and ...
Jake Denning on 09/23/14 - 09:08 AM
During their set yesterday at Riot Fest, Senses Fail announced that they have signed to Pure Noise Records.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 09/13/14 - 02:27 PM
Update: Thanks to everyone who submitted questions! It's a lengthy interview, so I'm likely splitting it into two parts. - JD

Does anyone have any questions for Senses Fail vocalist Buddy Nielsen? I'll be speaking with him later today in Portland, OR.
Jake Denning on 09/06/14 - 01:12 PM
Senses Fail will celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the release of their second full-length album, Let It Enfold You, by issuing the album on three colors of vinyl on September 9, 2014. More information can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/31/14 - 03:05 PM
Senses Fail will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Let It Enfold You with a tour. Chris Hornbrook (Poison the Well) will be handling drum duties for the band, while No Bragging Rights and Knuckle Puck will provide support.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/02/14 - 10:03 AM
Dan Trapp has left Senses Fail.

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Jason Tate on 05/02/14 - 02:36 PM
Senses Fail are hinting at (or I guess just considering) a 10 year anniversary tour for Let It Enfold You.
Ryan Gardner on 02/26/14 - 03:13 PM
Happy birthday to Buddy of Senses Fail!
Christian Wagner on 02/18/14 - 06:53 AM
Buddy from Senses Fail has posted a message about Nelson Mandela.
In response to some of the post regarding Nelson Mandela, I felt the need to write this. I am fully aware of all the facets that made this man who he was. In each of us there are qualities of both light and dark, negative and positive. At the end of our lives it is the total sum of both that make our legacy and create our karma. Intentions, right intention, play a large part in making our karmic experience. When looking at history, when judging human existence it is important to take the whole package and considered all of the parts. It is very easy to call him a terrorist, it is even easier to call him a hero, it is...
Jason Tate on 12/07/13 - 02:31 PM
This week on the 20th episode (wow we made it to 20!) of the AbolutePunk.net Podcast, Jason and I talk with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail. Buddy has always been one of the most blunt and honest musicians I've ever talked to and on this episode we talk music, the industry, and the life of a band. Do you do it for the money? What happens after you get your one shot?

You can subscribe to this podcast in a variety of ways: via iTunes, your own RSS feed (instructions below), or streaming/downloading the mp3 in the replies. You can also find our previous episodes on iTunes and SoundCloud. As always, we hope you enjoy.
Drew Beringer on 10/11/13 - 12:10 PM
So Many Ways have been added to mid-west Senses Fail tour dates. You can view them in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 09/18/13 - 07:21 PM
Senses Fail's vinyl preorders for Life is Not a Waiting Room are now up. The vinyl comes out October 8th.

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Jason Tate on 09/09/13 - 11:17 AM
Senses Fail will release Life is Not a Waiting Room on vinyl this fall for the first time. More info is in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 09/04/13 - 01:09 PM
Senses Fail released "Grindcore," their new mobile game.
Christian Wagner on 08/22/13 - 02:04 PM
You can check out Senses Fail's new video for "Between The Mountains and Sea" in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 08/02/13 - 10:04 AM
Senses Fail will be heading out on tour in the fall with For the Fallen Dreams, Expire and Being as an Ocean. Dates are in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/11/13 - 11:47 AM
GameChanger will release its first series of video games in August featuring Forever The Sickest Kids, Mayday Parade, Senses Fail, Bayside and more. Check out some info below and read more here.
The GameChanger World app will be available for iOS and Android mobile devices through the APP Store and Google Play. The app will launch on August 1, with new platforms to be released every other week. August 1, Forever the Sickest Kids, T. Mills, Allstar Weekend and August 15, Mayday Parade, Senses Fail, Hopsin, and August 29, Bayside, Mod Sun, and Miss May I. For a small fee, players will be able to compete with other users, as well as win prizes. More games are to be released throughout the...
Thomas Nassiff on 07/09/13 - 02:16 PM
Senses Fail recently shot a video for "Between The Mountains and The Sea." You can view several still photos here.
Christian Wagner on 06/20/13 - 11:21 AM
Senses Fail is going on tour in Australia. Dates are in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 05/23/13 - 10:17 AM
Senses Fail's Audiotree session can be seen here.

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Drew Beringer on 05/20/13 - 06:51 PM
Senses Fail is auctioning a test press of their new album Renacer which will benefit the Liberty Humane Society. There were only four made. You can bid on the test press here.
Christian Wagner on 05/14/13 - 08:54 AM
In the replies you can find video of Senses Fail playing "187" for the last time ever.
Drew Beringer on 05/13/13 - 12:12 PM
Read our show review of the April 14th Austin stop of Senses Fail's show with Such Gold, Real Friends, and Major League.
Over a decade in now and Senses Fail still deliver one hell of a live show. Here’s a band that really helped anchor our scene back in 04, and they’re still dominating today. Talk about seasoned professionals. And man can Buddy Nielsen scream his lungs out. If you can scream a song in Spanish (“Mi Amor”) and not miss a note, while still getting the crowd going while, I think you’re doing something exactly right. All the classics, from “Shark Attack” to “Lady in a Blue Dress” and the final “187,” sound even better ten years later, as Nielsen’s vocal abilities are...
Ryan Gardner on 04/16/13 - 08:50 AM
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Drew Beringer on 04/11/13 - 09:15 AM
I had the opportunity to speak with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail and we talked about his band's new album, Renacer, and the inspiration behind the album, the mindset while recording it, and what why it's important to be a veteran band helping out younger bands. You can read the entire thing here.
We don’t make music to make it anymore; we don’t make music to, you know, pay our bills. We do it because we love it and that takes so much pressure off what you have to do. You put a record out there and hope that…you do it for yourself and you can actually do that, because most bands up and coming think that they have to write a record that appeals to this fan and these kids like this and we...
Drew Beringer on 04/11/13 - 09:04 AM
You can watch Senses Fail's new video for "Mi Amor" in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 04/10/13 - 11:22 AM
PureVolume was invited recently to Buddy Nielsen's (Senses Fail) home. Nielsen went through his old band keepsakes, introduced his mom, talked about that one time he forgot lyrics on Late Night With Conan O'Brien.
Drew Beringer on 04/05/13 - 01:43 PM
Senses Fail has launched a drum cover contest. Check the replies for all of the information.
Jason Tate on 04/01/13 - 12:11 PM
Don’t touch my stuff! No one gets anything! I leave it all to my ghost!
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Drew Beringer on 03/28/13 - 11:40 AM
Update: The chat is now over. Thanks to the band for taking the time tonight to hang out. Remember that Renacer is in stores this Tuesday!.

We'll be chatting with Senses Fail tonight at 7 PM EST/4 PM PST. Come by and say hello and ask the guys about the band's new album, Renacer, which comes out on Tuesday, the band's upcoming spring tour, and anything else.
Drew Beringer on 03/24/13 - 04:51 PM
Senses Fail will be chatting on the site this Sunday, March 24th, at 7 PM EST. Chat about the band's upcoming new album, Renacer, the band's upcoming tour, and more.
Drew Beringer on 03/22/13 - 11:08 AM
PureVolume has released the final two track by track commentaries from Senses Fail's upcoming new record, Renacer, here. The previous videos can be found at POZ, Punknews.org, and us.
Drew Beringer on 03/21/13 - 12:47 PM
Senses Fail's new album, Renacer, is streaming here. What do you think?
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/20/13 - 09:44 AM
PureVolume has released two more track by track commentaries from Senses Fail's upcoming new record, Renacer,here.
Drew Beringer on 03/18/13 - 03:34 PM
Today, we have two exclusive videos of Senses Fail talking about the songs on its upcoming album, Renacer. In the replies, you can watch Buddy and Dan go behind the scenes of "Mi Amor" and "Closure/Rebirth." Remember, the band's new album hits stores on March 26th. You'll be able to catch the remaining videos on PureVolume, PropertyOfZack, and Punk News.
Drew Beringer on 03/13/13 - 12:28 PM
Jake Jenkins on 03/13/13 - 11:02 AM
PureVolume has the first two track by track commentaries for Senses Fail here. In the coming days, AP.net, PropertyOfZack; and Punk News will be revealing the other videos.
Drew Beringer on 03/12/13 - 01:28 PM
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