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FOE Radio's "Unsigned Artist of the Year" Award

December 22, 2010

Barely Blind is up against some great bands for FOE Radio’s 2010 “Unsigned Artist of the Year” award! Think they deserve it? Of course you do! Vote for them here and we’ll give you a gold star.


The Promise Hero Interviews

December 18, 2010

Bobby Vaughn from The Promise Hero recently caught up with Valencia, Terrible Things, and Mercy Mercedes at the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights, OH. Here’s what happened.


Barely Blind Joins JAGK Clothing Family

December 16, 2010

From JAGK Clothing’s blog:

More friends to announce! So stoked to welcome the dudes from Barely Blind into the JAGK family!!!

They just released a new song on iTunes called called “Nature Of The beast” and you can pick it up HERE.

Check em out, say hello, wish them a happy Bonner day…whatever you want just follow them on twitter and listen to their music @Barelyblind !



New Punchline Lion Merch

December 16, 2010

Punchline released two brand new Lion t-shirts just in time for the holidays! Visit their online store to order. Wait, is it Punchline or Punchlion?


"Nature of the Beast" Available On iTunes Now!

December 14, 2010

Barely Blind’s new single, “Nature of the Beast,” is available on iTunes now! Pick up the song for only 99¢ and watch the music video for it here. Please rate, review, and like it as well!


Free Holiday Song From The Promise Hero

December 13, 2010

It’s that time of the year again! Download The Promise Hero’s holiday song, “HeavyHeavySnowSnow,” for FREE when you sign up for our mailing list. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with a download link.

Just because half of the band celebrates Hanukkah doesn’t mean they can’t get in the Christmas spirit!


Fifth Taste of the Morning

December 13, 2010

I can’t believe it’s been five years since the release of our first compilation: First Taste of the Morning. This project took about six months to put together and I was able to land some awesome tracks from All Time Low, Valencia, The Swellers, and more! Check out the full 18-song track listing here.

If only I was able to sign All Time Low back then…


DIY Record Label + DIY (Holiday) Cards

December 12, 2010

After a quick two week hiatus, I posted issue #13 of "First Taste of the Week" explaining what my holiday cards look like this year. Read my crafty blog here.


Get A Holiday Card From Barely Blind

December 12, 2010

Barely Blind are sending out personalized holiday cards with each order from their online store through the end of the year. Who wouldn’t want a card with those southern faces, dressed in sweaters like that?


Last "12 Days of Xmas Sale" #6

December 11, 2010

This weekend marks the end of our “12 Days of Xmas Sale” and we’re going out with a bang. For today and tomorrow only, get the entire TDR Records catalog for only $19.97! WOW! That’s 12 real CDs for less than $20. But it’s extremely limited to the first 15 orders—so act fast! Visit our online store to shop now.

We’re also extending the #5 sale through tomorrow as well. Buy any t-shirt and get one 50% off! You might as well go on a TDR shopping spree since you’ve been putting it off all year.

Happy holidays, everyone! Now I’m going to enjoy a delicious hot chocolate during this terrible December rain storm.


Happy Birthday, Jeff!

December 11, 2010

Happy 24th birthday to Jeff DiLorenzo from The Promise Hero!


"12 Days of Xmas Sale" #5

December 9, 2010

There are only two sales left during our “12 Days of Xmas.” #5 is one of my favorites—buy any t-shirt and get any one t-shirt 50% off in our online store! This couldn’t have come a better time since winter is just around the corner. Yes, winter starts on December 21st and not when it first snows. Weird, right?


Barely Blind On FOE Radio

December 8, 2010

Barely Blind will debut their new single, “Nature of the Beast,” live on FOE Radio this Tuesday, December 14th, at 4pm EST. Tune in to hear the new song and interview with the band!


Punchline In Japan: Part III

December 8, 2010

In part III of the “Punchline In Japan” video series, the guys enjoy Thanksgiving in Japan and Chris talks to the crowd at the show using his best Japanese…with a cheat sheet. Watch it here.


"12 Days of Xmas Sale" #4

December 7, 2010

This December seems to be flying—and so is our "12 Days of Xmas Sale!" Today and tomorrow only, order Punchline's Delightfully Pleased in our online store and get a free 7"! This deal is as tasty as a warm Punchline, I mean, pumpkin pie.


Barely Blind Is The Nature Of The Beast

December 7, 2010

Barely Blind will release their new single, “Nature of the Beast,” next Tuesday, December 14th, on iTunes!


"12 Days of Xmas Sale" #3

December 5, 2010

We’re at the halfway point of our “12 Days of Xmas Sale.” It’s going quick, right? Pick up The Promise Hero’s latest EP, Okay, Cool, in our online store and choose either Wait for the Sun or The Promise Hero CDs for FREE! This offer is good today and tomorrow only so don’t miss out! Okay? Cool.


Punchline In Japan: Part II

December 4, 2010

In part II of the “Punchline In Japan” video series, Chris, Paul, and Cory hop on a ferris wheel that’s attached to a building while Steve is on his way from Chicago. Do they make it out alive? Does Steve make it to the show on time? Watch in suspense here.


Happy Birthday, Will!

December 4, 2010

Happy 23rd birthday to Will Smith from Barely Blind!


"12 Days of Xmas Sale" #2

December 3, 2010

The second "12 Days of Xmas Sale" has been posted! Today and tomorrow only, buy one Barely Blind CD and get the other for FREE in our online store. That's My Life With a Giant + The Way We Operate for less than $5! We know you've been thinking about picking up these records for awhile now, so why not score both during this holiday season?


Punchline In Japan: Part I

December 2, 2010

In part I of the “Punchline In Japan” video series, they get on the flight to Tokyo despite the fact that Steve (their lead singer/guitarist) isn’t with them... Watch the cliffhanger here.


Barely Blind At Your College

December 2, 2010

Do you want Barely Blind to play at your college in 2011? If you’re part of the concert committee or know someone who books shows at your college, tell them Barely Blind wants to play your concert or event! Contact Jennifer McConnell ( with the name of your college, city/state, and available dates. Serious inquires only please! If you are part of the booking department or on the college show committee, please contact the appropriate people at your school and go through them.


"12 Days of Xmas Sale" #1

December 1, 2010

I’m proud to announce our first “12 Days of Xmas Sale.” I’ll be posting six different deals over the next two weeks—that’s one sale every two days, people!

The first deal is simple: buy any CD and get one random CD for FREE! Visit our online store now and start living the life of guaranteed randomness.


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