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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

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

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