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Rival Schools ‘Eyes Wide Open’ Video Premieres

Rival Schools’ video for “Eyes Wide Open” can be streamed below courtesy of BrooklynVegan.com.

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Rival Schools, Hostage Calm, Balance and Composure Tour Announced

Rival Schools and Hostage Calm will team up for a run in October with Balance and Composure supporting a number of dates. Dates follow:

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Rival Schools Line Up August European Shows

Rival Schools have lined up a handful of European shows in August. Dates follow:

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An Interview with Rival Schools’ Walter Schreifels: On Quicksand & The Origins of Post-Hardcore

Ever wonder what band headlined the first Warped Tour in ’95? The answer: Quicksand, fronted by Walter Schreifels. “At the time I thought it was a budget Lollapalooza,” he recalls. As he sips on a cup of coffee at Bonnerhaus, the Ryan’s Rock Show headquarters, he further reminisces on the festival’s early days.

“The guy from Sublime threw a bottle at this Italian kid who was a roadie for one of my friends, just a random act of violence. He threw a [glass] bottle at him for no fucking reason! They got kicked off the tour, but then were invited back because on the West Coast they were needed. Then those dudes got arrested.”

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Rival Schools Writing Next Album

Rival Schools have started writing material for a new album, a follow-up to their recently released 2011 effort, Pedals.