Posts Tagged ‘The Audition’

NEWS: The Audition reunite for Slam Dunk Festival 2018!

After some teasing over the past week or so, it’s been confirmed that Chicago based pop-rockers The Audition have officially reformed and will be performing their first show together since 2012 at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival over the May bank holiday weekend.

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DOWNLOAD: The Audition – Evil

The Audition are currently giving away their track ‘Evil’ for free download, which is taken from their ‘Chapter II’ EP. Claim your free song below or simply stream it if you’d prefer:

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NEWS: Slam Dunk Festival confirm Taking Back Sunday and more for 2012!

Returning for yet another year, Slam Dunk Festival have confirmed the first batch of bands to performing at this year’s festivities, including Taking Back Sunday as this year’s headliners. All bands confirmed for the bill so far along with other details can be found below, along with the official poster:

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EP: The Audition – Chapter II

Release Date: February 14th, 2012
Label: Unsigned
Website: None available


Chicago pop-rockers The Audition are back after some changes in personnel and a departure from Victory Records. ‘Chapter II’ is a fitting title then, as the band enters the ever-enlarging wilderness inhabited by unsigned bands. For some, going it alone allows for control; for others, it signals a decline in relevance and quality. With this 6-track offering, The Audition are straddling a fine line. Sticking with the sound for which they’re known, ‘Chapter II’ harks back to days of old but doesn’t offer too much in the way of innovation.

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ALBUM: The Audition – Great Danger

Release Date: March 16th, 2010
Label: Victory Records


‘Great Danger’ is the fourth album from this Chicago-based four-piece, and the third that they have released in the past three years. Keen? I think so.

Having never been a huge fan of The Audition, they may have just managed to change my opinion, and trust me, that’s not an easy thing to do. ‘Great Danger’, without a doubt, proves to be the bands strongest album to date, and despite appearing within a year of their ‘Self-Titled Album’, it surprisingly doesn’t sound rushed. Each song is cleverly crafted, Danny Stevens‘ voice is at its best and the band manage to belt out pop tune after radio-friendly pop tune.

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