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Four Year Strong Make Triumphant Return With “Dead End Friend”

Four Year Strong Fall 2023
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Celebrated pop-punk group Four Year Strong has made their triumphant return with their latest sonic effort, “Dead End Friend.” Marking their first new music of the year and following the re-recorded release of their breakout album Enemy Of The World, which quickly became a staple of the Warped Tour scene upon its release in 2010, “Dead End Friend” showcases the quintet at their prime.

“Dead End Friend” not only highlights Four Year Strong’s signature blend of punk, hardcore, and pop-punk elements that seamlessly weave together across the track, but it also serves as a reminder of the group’s effortless prowess. The gnarly guitar work in “Dead End Friend” pierces through the airwaves with electrifying precision, while the bombastic drums create a thunderous heartbeat that pulses through the song, underscoring the intensity and urgency that have become hallmarks of Four Year Strong‘s music.

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One of the defining features of the band is the dynamic interplay between vocalists Alan Day and Dan O’Connor, and in “Dead End Friend,” their harmonious collaboration takes center stage. Their voices intertwine and soar, adding an aggressive depth and driving force to the lyrics. This latest addition to their discography seamlessly slots into the illustrious collection Four Year Strong has meticulously crafted over nearly two decades.

You can check out Four Year Strong’s “Dead End Friend” below.

Today, November 7, Four Year Strong set out on tour with Story Of The Year, concluding the stint on November 19 in Milwaukee, WI. Following the tour run, Four Year Strong will be concluding the year with the annual holiday show in Worcester, MA, on December 16. Get tickets to see them live here.

Tour Dates:

  • Nov. 7—Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
  • Nov. 9—Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
  • Nov. 10—Seattle, WA @ Showbox Sodo
  • Nov. 11—Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
  • Nov. 12—Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
  • Nov. 14—Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
  • Nov. 15—Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater
  • Nov. 17—Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall
  • Nov. 18—Minneapolis, MN @ Uptown Theater
  • Nov. 19—Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
  • Dec. 16—Worcester, MA @ The Palladium*

*Four Year Strong Holiday Show

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