FUELED BY RAMEN GROUP THE SWELLERS RETURN TO THE ROAD

Having just spent the last month on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour, Fueled By Ramen road warriors The Swellers hit the highway once again. The Flint, MI-based band will join Fireworks alongside Man Overboard and Transit this month on tour. Kicking off August 12th in Traverse City, MI, the tour will crisscross the county including Canada, wrapping on October 1st in Detroit. In addition, The Swellers will be a part of this fall’s Riot Fest on October 9th in Chicago. (Full dates below)

The Swellers joined Fueled By Ramen just over a year ago and have proven themselves to be an aggressive and hard-working live act. The band has been on the road nearly non-stop over the last four years, touring alongside the likes of Less Than Jake, Motion City Soundtrack, and labelmates Paramore. The Swellers also recently visited Europe for a handful of festival shows this past spring, including the Give It A Name Festival in Munich, Milan, and Vienna, as well as the Groezrock Festival in Belgium.

“UPS AND DOWNSIZING,” The Swellers’ Fueled By Ramen debut, was named one of the best albums of 2009 by both Absolute Punk and Punk News. “The Swellers have topped their Everest and written an album that might just be the perfect balance of melodic & pop punk since [Green Day’s] Dookie,” gushed Absolute Punk, while Punk News raved it’s “without a doubt, the best thing FBR has released since the days when the Stereo, Jimmy Eat World and the Impossibles dominated the label’s landscape.”

For up-to-the-minute news and information, check out www.fueledbyramen.com, www.myspace.com/theswellers, and www.twitter.com/theswellers.

THE SWELLERS
2010 Tour

w/ Fireworks, Man Overboard, and Transit
(except where noted)

AUGUST
12 Traverse City, MI Inside Out Gallery
14 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen
15 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock
18 Denver, CO Marquis Theatre
19 Salt Lake City, UT Avalon Theater
20 Boise, ID The Venue
21 Seattle, WA Seattle Legion Hall
22 Portland, OR Satyricon
24 San Francisco, CA Sub-Mission Art Space
25 Cupertino, CA The Refuge
26 Las Vegas, NV The Box Office
27 Modesto, CA Modesto Virtual
28 Bakersfield, CA Jerry’s Pizza & Pub
29 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
30 Mesa, AZ The Underground

SEPTEMBER
1 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory
2 Austin, TX Red 7
3 Mansfield, TX The Warehouse
4 Houston, TX The Junction
6 Atlanta, GA 585 Wells St.
7 Birmingham, AL The Firehouse
8 Nashville, TN Rocketown
9 Augusta, GA Sector 7G
10 Tampa, FL Transitions Skate Park
11 West Palm Beach, FL Ground Control
12 Jacksonville, FL The Pit
14 Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern
15 Johnson City, TN The Hideaway
16 West Springfield, VA Jaxx
17 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
18 Wilmington, DE Harmony Grange
19 Pittsburgh, PA Smiling Moose (Upstairs)
21 New York, NY The Studio at Webster Hall
22 Hartford, CT Webster Underground
23 Allston, MA Harper’s Ferry
24 Vineland, NJ Hangar 84
25 Poughkeepsie, NY The Loft @ The Chance
26 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
27 Burlington, VT 242 Main Street
28 Montreal, QC Underworld
29 Ottawa, ON Mavericks
30 Toronto, ON Sneaky Dee’s

OCTOBER
1 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
9 Chicago, IL Congress Theatre (Riot Fest)

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