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

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