There’s no denying that for 25 years, Warped Tour was a big ceremony of passage for alternative bands. Particularly throughout the 2000s, the competition introduced us performances by nearly each group we knew and cherished.
“Nearly” is a slightly important caveat, although. Whereas the overwhelming majority of lively scene artists made a Warped look a minimum of as soon as of their tenure, there have been a handful who by no means signed on.
Learn on for 10 bands you gained’t consider by no means carried out on Warped Tour.
twenty one pilots
twenty one pilots are the top of other eclecticism, exemplifying an excellent little bit of every part the Warped Tour scene needed to provide. Subsequently, it’s extraordinarily shocking that this well-liked outfit by no means bought concerned with the competition. It’s not like they didn’t have a decade of alternative following their debut in 2009.
Relaxation assured, Kevin Lyman did handle to get his arms on Slipknot… For Mayhem Festival. It’s becoming, we all know. However our hearts nonetheless break for all of the obsessed scene youngsters who by no means bought to see them on the Warped essential stage, sandwiched between a lot lighter acts. As a result of, actually, what do metal followers like greater than bands who aren’t metallic?
Panic! At The Disco
Panic! At The Disco skyrocketed alongside different icons akin to Paramore and Fall Out Boy. Regardless of current largely in the identical scene, although, the band by no means appeared on Warped Tour alongside their friends. Truthfully, it could be for the higher. There’s solely a lot swooning we will do in excessive warmth earlier than passing out for actual.
Did anybody undergo their scene part with out including Tokio Hotel to their iPods? When you did, you’re lacking out. Form of just like the band missed out on the Warped Tour expertise… Though, we will’t think about that Bill Kaulitz‘s signature teased hair would maintain up nicely within the humidity.
The Medic Droid
The Medic Droid have been in prime standing to be Warped Tour staples. Granted, the identical may very well be stated for any synth-pop act who had a semblance of a following within the mid-2000s. It’s truthfully disappointing that we didn’t see them on the tour, although. They might have accompanied acts akin to Cobra Starship and Metro Station so nicely.
Stereo Skyline have been solely lively within the scene for a short time, however rattling in the event that they didn’t seize our hearts. Provided that they have been a beacon of the neon pop-punk motion popularized by Warped Tour, we’re truthfully shocked that they by no means made it on. That’s all of the extra purpose for a comeback… From each the band and the tour.
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We’ll admit, Evanescence most likely aren’t the primary outfit who come to thoughts once you consider the Warped Tour vibe. However given their reputation among the many various crowd, it appears a bit of unusual that they by no means even made an acoustic look. That stated, they did headline the Nintendo Fusion tour on its first run in 2003.
System Of A Down
Yeah, we have been shook by this one too. System Of A Down have been manner too huge within the scene to have by no means had a Warped Tour debut. However alas, the world is stuffed with surprises. We doubt they’re too torn up concerning the missed milestone, given the lengthy listing of different festivals that they’ve performed worldwide.
We want we might justify this notable Warped Tour absence as the results of being a overseas band. Nevertheless, the competition had a fairly world attain and even did some European runs. So it actually simply looks as if our luck fell quick when it got here to HIM. We’re attempting exhausting to not be upset about it.
Wait, what? The band who’ve shared levels with the likes of Boys Like Girls and the Academy Is… by no means stepped foot on Warped Tour? We’re not in a position to consider this one. The Veronicas have been far an excessive amount of of a neon staple to have by no means had that honor.
Which bands have been you stunned to study by no means performed Warped Tour? Tell us within the feedback!