Photo Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2016

The Vans Warped Tour, which began in 1995, has always been a great place to soak up some sun while being surrounded by the overwhelming feeling of acceptance. This year was no exception. When the doors opened at the Pomona Fairplex, fans flooded in, rushed to the inflatable schedule board
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An interview with pop-punk powerhouse State Champs

Having just released its sophomore album Around the World and Back, New York pop-punk band State Champs is bracing itself for another whirlwind nationwide tour in support of pop-punk veterans the Wonder Years. The Daily Californian had the chance to catch up with State Champs’ lead guitarist Tyler Szalkowski and
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Pure Noise Records’ Jake Round talks new releases and tours

Berkeley-based label Pure Noise Records is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a national tour featuring State Champs, Handguns, Forever Came Calling, Front Porch Step, Heart to Heart and Brigades. In preparation for the hometown show at the Oakland Metro Operahouse on Oct. 24, The Daily Californian interviewed Pure Noise founder
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