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Fueled By Ramen Celebrates 15th Birthday At Terminal 5 9/9 Review/Photos

September 20, 2011 drainu182 0

By Keeyahtay Lewis

Fueled By Ramen started out as a small record label in 1996 coming out of central Florida. Started by two friends who wanted a place to put out independent rock music, it has evolved over that time to be almost a brand name. A place for punk inspired pop bands to call home. To celebrate 15 years FBR had put together a 3 night stint of music at Terminal 5. I was able to catch the final …

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Fueled By Ramen’s 15th Anniversary Show with Paramore To Be Broadcast On Ustream Wednesday September 7

September 6, 2011 drainu182 0

Tomorrow, Wednesday September 7, Paramore will perform live on Ustream to celebrate Fueled By Ramen’s 15th Anniversary! They’ll be supported by fellow FBR artists The Swellers, fun., This Providence, and The Stereo. The celebration will air live from NY’s Terminal 5, and the broadcast begins at 3pm PDT / 6pm EST. You can watch the whole thing here, right in this post! You can also check it out at

Streaming Live by Ustream

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Sublime with Rome Sign To Fueled By Ramen

March 14, 2011 drainu182 0

Fueled By Ramen has announced its signing of alternative/ska-punk group Sublime with Rome. The California-based combo features drummer Bud Gaugh and bass player Eric Wilson – both founding members of the legendary ska-punk band, Sublime – alongside gifted singer/guitarist Rome.

Currently hard at work at El Paso, Texas’ Sonic Ranch studio with producer Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers, Sublime, Meat Puppets, Long Beach Dub Allstars), Sublime with Rome will unleash their much anticipated label debut album this summer, with plans for …

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August 3, 2010 drainu182 0

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. …

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Elektra Records is BACK! Mike Caren & John Janick in charge

June 2, 2009 drainu182 1

Atlantic Records has announced that it will relaunch the Elektra Records imprint. The label will be run by Fueled By Ramen founder John Janick and Atlantic EVP of A&R Mike Caren. Elektra had been folded into Atlantic back in 2004 and a lot of people lost their jobs and a lot of really good bands got dropped. We’re not going to say that this was Sylvia Rhone’s fault (although she really didn’t give a fuck about a lot of her …