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Four Year Strong

Taking influence from the likes of Lifetime, Gorilla Biscuits, and New Found Glory, Four Year Strong built an aggressive and melody-riddled combination of hardcore, emo pop, and pop-punk upon their formation in Worcester, Massachusetts. The band's lineup -- vocalist/guitarists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, drummer Jake Massucco, and synth player Josh Lyford -- was cemented during the musicians' high school tenure in 2003, though a form of the band had already existed for several years. Following the appearance of two self-released EPs, Four Year Strong signed a deal with New Jersey-based imprint I Surrender Records. Their debut full-length, Rise or Die Trying, was issued on the label in September 2007. Tour dates with groups like the Starting Line, Valencia, and From First to Last kept them on the road for the remainder of the year. Their next release, an album of '90s covers called Explains It All, arrived at the end of 2009 and was followed a year later by the original set Enemy of the World. At this point, the band decided to lose its synth element, paring down to a quartet and parting ways with Josh Lyford in the process. In 2011, Four Year Strong went into the studio with producer David Bendeth to work on their fourth album, In Some Way, Shape, or Form, which was released at the end of the year. Their serious new tone took many fans by surprise and they took a few years to deliver a follow-up. Released in 2014, their EP Go Down in History was considered a sort of return to form. In early 2015, nearly four years after their last LP, they announced the release of their self-titled fifth album and first for California-based indie Pure Noise. ~ Corey Apar & Timothy Monger
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Four Year Strong

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Four Year Strong

  1.   Song
  2.   Just Drive
  3.   Wasting Time (Eternal Summer)
  4.   It Must Really Suck to Be Four Year Strong Right Now
  5.   Spiderwebs
  6.   Ironic
  7.   Maniac (ROD)
  8.   Stuck in the Middle
  9.   She's So High
  10.   Bullet with Butterfly Wings
  11.   Flannel Is the Color of My Energy
  12.   Prepare To Be Digitally Manipulated
  13.   Tonight We Feel Alive (On a Saturday)
  14.   Beatdown In The Key Of Happy
  15.   Catastrophe
  16.   Wrecked 'Em Damn Near Killed 'Em
  17.   Fairweather Fan
  18.   Absolutely (Story of a Girl)
  19.   Heaven Wasn't Built to Hold Me
  20.   Semi-Charmed Life
  21.   Not to Toot My Own Horn But, Beep Beep
  22.   I Hold Myself In Contempt
  23.   Heroes Get Remembered, Legends Never Die
  24.   What the Hell Is a Gigawatt
  25.   Fly
  26.   Gravity
  27.   Stolen Credit Card!
  28.   Wipe Yourself Off, Man. You Dead.
  29.   We All Float Down Here
  30.   Paul Revere's Midnight Ride
  31.   Bada Bing Wit' A Pipe
  32.   The Sound of Your Heart
  33.   Here's To Swimming With Bow-Legged Women
  34.   Who Cares?
  35.   So You're Saying There's A Chance…
  36.   Go Down In History
  37.   What's In The Box?
  38.   Bring on the World
  39.   Falling on You
  40.   Only the Meek Get Pinched. The Bold Survive
  41.   Sweet Kerosene
  42.   Bad Newz Bears
  43.   One Step at a Time
  44.   Nineteen with Neck Tatz
  45.   Enemy of the World
  46.   Love Song
  47.   Abandon Ship Or Abandon All Hope
  48.   If He's Here Who's Runnin' Hell
  49.   Men Are From Mars Women Are From Hell
  50.   So Hot, And You Sweat on It
  51.   Eating My Words
  52.   Tread Lightly
  53.   Living Proof of a Stubborn Youth
  54.   Unbreakable
  55.   The Infected
  56.   Roll to Me
  57.   Take Over
  58.   I'm a Big, Bright, Shining Star
  59.   The Security of the Familiar, the Tranquility of Repetition
  60.   Fight the Future
  61.   In Bloom
  62.   She Really Loved You
  63.   So Much for the Afterglow
  64.   Find My Way Back
  65.   The This Body Pays the Bill$
  66.   Bad News Bearz
  67.   Cavalier

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