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Fireworks Join New Found Glory Tour


04/21/2009
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(ABC) Fireworks received an offer they can't refuse: the chance to tour with one of their all-time favorite bands whose guitarist happens to be their producer. New Found Glory axeman Chad Gilbert and the rest of his band mates extended the offer to FIREWORKS this week, so they decided to pull off the tour they started just last week and join up with their mentors through May 10. The band has also been added to Bamboozle on Friday, May 1 in East Rutherford, NJ at the Meadowlands Sports Complex.

Thee band--Brett Jones (guitars), Chris Mojan (guitars), David Mackinder (vocals), Kyle O'Neil (bass), Tymm Rengers (drums)—is currently criss-crossing the U.S. to promote their debut album, ALL I HAVE TO OFFER IS MY OWN CONFUSION, which was released March 24 on Triple Crown Records.

Fireworks entered an Orange, CA recording studio with Chad Gilbert for two weeks, where he helped the band turn their songs into eleven raucous, lively tracks that encompass a broad range of styles.

"Detroit," a fast-paced, punk rock number about growing up, and "Show Me Your Vanishing Act One More Time," a rollicking, punchy song, offset the slower, more pensive tones of "2923 Monroe St." and "Come Around." The entire album is a refreshing collection of punk-tinged, pop-inspired rock songs that surge with the band's passion for making music and are aided by Gilbert's ear for a good melody.

"Chad brought a lot of awesome ideas to the table and really pushed the best out of us," bassist Kyle O'Neil says.

Check out FIREWORKS and New Found Glory at any of the following stops:
DATE CITY VENUE
All with New Found Glory, Bayside and Set Your Goals:
Fri 4/17 Baltimore, MD Sonar
Sat 4/18 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
Sun 4/19 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Mon 4/20 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
Wed 4/22 Des Moines, IA People's Court
Thu 4/23 Minneapolis, MN Myth
Fri 4/24 Milwaukee, WI Rave
Sat 4/25 Chicago, IL House of Blues
Sun 4/26 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak
Tue 4/28 Toronto, ONT. Phoenix Theatre
Wed 4/29 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre
Thu 4/30 Boston, MA House of Blues
Sat 5/2 East Rutherford, NJ Bamboozle
Sun 5/3 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
Tue 5/5 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room
Wed 5/6 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
Thu 5/7 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre
Fri 5/8 Oklahoma City, OK Diamond Ballroom
Sat 5/9 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre
Sun 5/10 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre



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