Battle for Vans Warped Tour Finals at M3 Live August 6

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Acropolis Records and Skinnie Magazine Present: 11th Annual Battle for Vans Warped Tour Finals at M3 Live August 6 

Orange, CA (July 18, 2016) –Acropolis Records and Skinnie Magazine invite you to attend the Battle for Vans Warped Tour Finals on August 6, 2016 at 5:00pm. The finals have been hosted at the House of Blues for the past 10 years but due to the relocation of the Anaheim House of Blues, the final battle will be held at a different location. This year, the finals will take place at the M3 Live event center in Anaheim, CA on August 6. Eight bands will be competing for a chance to win a spot on the Vans Warped Tour in Pomona on August 7. The lineup includes: Devastation, Hooray for Our Side, The Cellspringers, The Unsung Heroes, Obsidian, The Skidmark Kids, Crimson Apple, and Raised on TV.

The final eight bands have triumphed in the first two rounds of the competition and are ready to leave it all on the stage at the final show before Warped Tour. The winning band from the finals on August 6 will perform again the following day at the Pomona Fairplex on August 7, 2016. The Battle for Vans Warped Tour is a live competition in Southern California that takes place over the course of four months. Skinnie Magazine and Acropolis Records have been organizing the Battle for Vans Warped Tour for over ten years.

“We are excited to be hosting the Battle for Vans Warped Tour for the 11th year now. I think the bands performing at the finals will be really happy with the event space at M3 Live and fans as well,” CEO Daniel Park said.

For more information on the Battle for Vans Warped Tour Finals including venue location, ticket information, and list of performers please visit www.acropolistickets.com.

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Bands We Love: The Cellspringers

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Palmdale-based band The Cellspringers will be participating in the 2016 Battle for Vans Warped Tour Finals on August 6, 2016. The band consists of guitarist Vinny Zappulla, drummer Tyler Thompson, and singer/bassist Cedric Johnson.

The trio blends old school classic rock and melodic punk to create a unique sound. Their influences include Rage Against the Machine, Misfits, and Led Zeppelin. They have been in the music scene for just over a year and have already been making a name for themselves. They consider it a great accomplishment to have made it to the finals in the Battle for Vans Warped Tour. The band hopes to connect with like-minded people through their music and “give them a flag to fly and stand behind.”

The Cellspringers currently have a debut self-titled EP out now and are playing shows in support of their release. Be sure to check out their website for music and upcoming shows.

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Bands We Love: Days Under Authority

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Central Valley-based rock band Days Under Authority will be participating in the 2016 Battle for Vans Warped Tour. The band consists of vocalist Zach Corsi, lead guitarist/backup vocalist Anthony Yanez, drummer/backup vocalist Brenden Bonse, and bassist/backup vocalist Dom Cassinerio.

Days Under Authority has been in the music scene since 2010. The band was formed by Anthony Yanez, Brenden Bonsell, and Zach Corsi. The band aims to create music that is relatable to their audience and provides an escape to those undergoing difficult times. They list Three Days Grace, KEENEY, RUSH, Breaking Benjamin, Tigran Hamasyan, and Metallica as some of their influences. The band has recently gained recognition and has landed a sponsorship from Energy Drink Company 51fifty and guitarist Anthony Yanez became a Blackstar Amplification Artist.

The band released their debut album “My Time” in 2015. For a list of upcoming summer shows, visit the band on Facebook.

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