Ten tours to top off 2014

We don’t mean to depress/excite you, but Christmas isn’t that far away (click here for a handy countdown) and soon enough it will be New Year’s Eve and 2014 will be over. Boom. Another year gone. Read more about Ten tours to top off 2014

Erik Chandler Interview – Saying goodbye, secret projects & slang

When I heard that Bowling For Soup were planning on making this UK tour their last, my heart was on the verge of breaking. Having seen them every year for as long as I can remember, the thought of them not gracing our shores twice a year was one I didn’t even want to consider. Read more about Erik Chandler Interview – Saying goodbye, secret projects & slang

Nineteen reasons why we love ya, Bowling For Soup

It feels like just yesterday we were buying their debut single and trying to find somewhere in the UK to buy tartan pants to fit our 14-year-old butts.

My, they grow up fast these days… Read more about Nineteen reasons why we love ya, Bowling For Soup

Beers, cheers & tears as Bowling For Soup wave goodbye to UK

Flecking favourites Bowling For Soup are about to become the band you can wave goodbye to in the UK.

Bitter sweet will sum up the announcement that this autumn’s Bowling For Soup shows will be their ‘Goodbye’ to the country that, for well over a decade, has been their adopted home. The Bowling For Soup Bids Farewell Tour will be their final shows on UK soil, but don’t for a second think you’re getting rid of them that easily! Read more about Beers, cheers & tears as Bowling For Soup wave goodbye to UK

Video: Clear Your Browser History by Jarinus

Check out this hilarious video from Jarinus.

Clear Your Browser History is a hilarious perspective on exactly what we use the internet for these days, brought to you by Jaret Reddick from Bowling For Soup and Linus of Hollywood – collectively known Jarinus. Read more about Video: Clear Your Browser History by Jarinus

Check out Ryan Hamilton’s new video – Rose Covered Mansion

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Ryan Hamilton is not a new face on the music scene, but he is one you can expect to see a whole lot more of.

One of those rare talented individuals who can effortlessly embrace any project he tries his hand at, you’re probably more used to seeing Ryan as a half of two duos, indie band Smile Smile with Jencey Hirunrusme, and his hybrid supergroup with Jaret Reddick (of Bowling For Soup fame), People on Vacation. Read more about Check out Ryan Hamilton’s new video – Rose Covered Mansion

A very festive interview with People On Vacation

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Trees are going up, mince pies are being munched (ok, that’s been happening for a little while now) and we’ve got the Busted Christmas special on repeat (“That’s a bit dirty!”), but some people have been in the festive spirit for a while now, and those people are People On Vacation – AKA Jaret Reddick and Ryan Hamilton. Read more about A very festive interview with People On Vacation

8 songs we want People On Vacation to cover

We’re currently obsessed with People On Vacation – everything from their music to the hilarious ‘Actual Conversations’ they share on YouTube.

The thing we’re probably enjoying the most at the moment is their covers of pop songs. Jaret Reddick and Ryan Hamilton take tracks that we never realised we liked and with their awesome talents and unique voices they turn them into songs we can’t live without. Read more about 8 songs we want People On Vacation to cover

Pre-Order The Summer And The Fall by People On Vacation

The fantastic People On Vacation have a new album on the way, and you can pre-order it (with perks) now.

We can’t wait to get our hands on a copy of The Summer And The Fall – what is bound to be another amazing creation by Ryan Hamilton and Jaret Reddick. Read more about Pre-Order The Summer And The Fall by People On Vacation

One Big Happy Tour Review – Bowling For Soup, The Dollyrots, Patent Pending

Photo: James Genchi / Flecking Records

The One Big Happy Tour is exactly that – the bands are happy, the music is happy and the fans are happy. Leave your skinny jeans and your side-swept fringes at the door, emo kids. The One Big Happy Tour is a start-to-finish fun-fest, and we loved every second of it.

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People On Vacation cover Demi Lovato… and it’s wonderful

Flecking favourites, People On Vacation, have recorded an epic cover of a Demi Lovato song.

The super-awesome supergroup, made up of Bowling For Soup front man Jaret Reddick and Smile Smile’s Ryan Hamilton, recently recorded a cover of Give Your Heart A Break – and we’re loving it. Read more about People On Vacation cover Demi Lovato… and it’s wonderful