Following the success of their debut single and video, “Paralyzed,” Failure Anthem’s new video for the album’s title track, “First World Problems,” premieres today on  Click HERE to watch.  Shot in Los Angeles by director Patrick Flaherty, the video sheds a light on many of the world’s most pressing humanitarian struggles – including hunger, human trafficking and homelessness – issues the band is calling attention to in an election year.  

The Greensboro, NC band will commence a 6-week tour supporting Buckcherry and Nonpoint on July 1st in Lexington, KY. This will be preceded by a date supporting only Nonpoint in Newport, KY on June 30th. The tour will run through August 10th ending in Newport, MN.  The band will continue to tour throughout 2016 and 2017.  

The dates for the upcoming tour are:  

6.30        Thompson House                               Newport, KY*                                           

7.1          Manchester Music Hall                    Lexington, KY                                     

7.2          Hard Times Cafe                               Fredericksburg, VA

7.3          V Club                                                   Huntington, WV*                               

7.5          Brauns                                            Akron, OH

7.7          The Apollo Theater                           Belvidere, IL

7.8          Big Shots                                              Valparaiso, IN

7.9          House of Blues                                    Cleveland, OH

7.10        Frankie’s                                              Toledo, OH *

7.13        George’s Majestic                              Fayetteville, AR*                                

7.15        Diamond Ballroom                           Oklahoma City, OK

7.17        TBA

7.19        Con Denim Ent Center                      Greensboro, NC

7.20        House of Blues                                    Myrtle Beach, SC

7.21        TBA

7.22        Bottle & Cork                                     Dewey Beach, DE

7.23        Quaker Steak and Lube                    Sharon, PA                                            Bike Fest

7.24        Rams Head Live                                 Baltimore, MD

7.26        Hooligans Music Hall                       Jacksonville, NC

7.27       Blue Fox                                            Winchester, VA

7.28        Phase 2                                                  Lynchburg, VA

7.29        Mountainfest                                       Morgantown, WF                             

7.30        Club Fever                                           South Bend, IN

8.2          Spicolis                                            Waterloo, IA

8.3          Aftershock                                      Merriam, KS

8.4          TBA

8.5          The Machine Shop                             Flint, MI*                                         

8.6          Home Bar                                            Arlington Heights, IL*                    

8.7          Blue Note                                        Columbia, MO*

8.9          TBA

8.10        Opinion Brewery                               Newport, MN*

* Failure Anthem and Nonpoint  


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