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Mayday Parade


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Tallahassee FL, United States (2005 – present)

Mayday Parade was born in 2005 when two popular Tallahassee bands, Kid Named Chicago and Defining Moment, decided to merge and form one group. Both bands had been friends for a long time but they each seemed to have different kind of holdups. They pooled their resources, booted out the undedicated members and decided to take the good from each band and move forward. Armed with a dynamic lead singer Derek Sanders of Defining Moment, Mayday Parade explodes with energy and personality. Fans of both bands came together in support of the Parade and it wasn’t long until thousands of other new fans got into the action. Mayday Parade knew they’d have to start at the grassroots level and began to work themselves to the top. Through their catchy tunes and fun attitude, they have hooked fans at their shows and online with an interactive MySpace selling 10,000 EPs without label support.

With the work hard, play hard, do whatever it takes to spread your music philosophy that most young bands need to have these days, the band took to the road and started winning over kids not just in Florida, but across the country. Mayday Parade was consistently in the top 30 unsigned artists on MySpace. They’ve consolidated over 50,000 friends and growing and have totaled over 2.4 Million plays. With labels hot on their tail, Mayday Parade decided that Fearless Records was the one for them and signed at the end of the summer 2006.

They then released their first professional record, A Lesson In Romantics, in 2007.


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  • StupidCupcake

    Terrible Things. ♥

    28 Dec 2014 Reply
  • NikolasBlack

    Классный кавер на Bush!

    24 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Nyappybunny

    Kids in Love ♥

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • StupidCupcake

    When I Get Home, You're So Dead. ♥

    6 Nov 2014 Reply
  • cacavelis

    já tá na hora de virem pro Brasil né meus amores

    25 Oct 2014 Reply
  • emilyepierce

    For those who may not remember American Hi Fi, they're giving out free music on their website for the acoustic rendition of 'Golden State'! Similar to Mayday Parade, check it out.

    25 Sep 2014 Reply
  • GarethFireXX

    Hey folks! What are some swell rocking songs of theirs? I've listened some of their most famous songs, but they were so typical pop punk, nothing special to me, but i don't wanna give up on them, maybe some really interesting songs exist?

    12 Sep 2014 Reply
  • ultrawut

    even though i'm not a super fan of theirs, some of their songs got stuck in my head and i have to listen to them over and over :D

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Amlaitheu

    Great band, gladly surprised :>

    9 Aug 2014 Reply
  • OverHektor

    You be the anchor that keeps my feet on the ground, i'll be the wings that keep your heart in the clouds. <3

    29 Jul 2014 Reply

    Gets in my emotions every single time.

    17 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Cvyeeen

    Not bad

    17 Jul 2014 Reply
  • RabbitRicochet9

    The Memory<3<3<3 I Swear This Time I Mean It <3<3<3

    29 Jun 2014 Reply
  • LinkeNightmareS

    can listen to them all the day :)

    14 Jun 2014 Reply
  • DinoDyl

    Act duhh... part guys.

    23 May 2014 Reply
  • LinkeNightmareS

    I love Mayday Parade!

    23 May 2014 Reply
  • dima9955

    они когда-нибудь в Россию приедут?

    1 May 2014 Reply
  • callitallhome

    here's a little cronological list i want to make because i do. tales ep: their punk/obscure record. A+ a lesson: their punk/depressive record. A+ anywhere: their acoustic/pop punk record. A- valdosta: their acoustic/look-back versions (not to mention amber lynn and terrible things, those awesome pieces of perfection). A- self-titled: their pressured-to-revival-punk-days/depressive record: B+ monsters: their pressured-to-be-at-least-as-good-as-self-titled/weird record: B- they've been losing that mayday taste, as we all could notice, but they're still better than the average pop punk scene.

    1 May 2014 Reply
  • niko_carmona

    With no place to go and you're left all alone, there's no place like home ♪♫♪

    30 Apr 2014 Reply
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