Fearless Records

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Pop-Punk Band Real Friends Is Getting Big Quick

    Real Friends are blowing up. "I don't really like to use that term," says Kyle Fasel, the band's bassist and lyricist. "I mean, we've definitely grown a lot as a band." Despite the cliché, that's what Real Friends are doing, though. The pop/punk/emo band--one of the last few stalwarts carrying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Fearless To Issue Special Edition of At The Drive In's EP Vaya For Coachella

    ​ Fearless Records is producing a limited edition yellow 10" vinyl version of At The Drive-In's seminal 1999 EP Vaya, but only at Coachella! Whaaa! The record will be available at Zia Record's pop up shop and the Coachella boutique, and it is the first pressing of Vaya  in 12 years. ("Rascu ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2012

    MC Bat Commander's Head Explodes!

    Christian Jacobs' 15-year journey from leading the ultimate OC cult band to 'The Aquabats! Super Show!'

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    The Static Jacks On Being Young, Dropping Out and Fearless Records

    Michael Nika​Some bands devote short eternities to toiling away at their craft, playing shows wherever they can, and getting acquainted with industry folk, only for things to never really pan out. The Static Jacks aren't one of those bands. In 2007, the Westfield, NJ-based four-piece were in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    The Static Jacks Play Free Show at US Open of Surfing After Party

    ​There's free music everywhere at the US Open of Surfing--not only are MGMT and Jimmy Eat World performing at the main stage, but there's also after parties galore. "Buck Up Chuck," hosted by Converse and Fearless Records, will be held at the Black Bull Chop House (300 PCH, Suite 112, Huntington B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2011

    Dead Sara at Slidebar on Friday Night

    Brandon Ferguson​Dead SaraMay 6, 2011Slidebar, FullertonIn an April interview with the Wall Street Journal online, Jefferson Airplane singer and counter- culture legend Grace Slick mentioned that her favorite new female singer was  Emily Armstrong of Los Angeles band Dead Sara. After see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Local Record Review: The Aquabats

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill Ave. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    An Interview with Aquabats Singer The MC Bat Commander

    ​After a five-year hiatus, the perennially goofy Orange County ska-punk band the Aquabats will be releasing a new album. Unless you've been living under a rock in the interim, you know lead singer MC Bat Commander (aka Christian Jacobs) has been busy creating, writing and directing the hugely succ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    White Elephant Mix: Go Radio​The second of our bands to cover the hymn "O Holy Night," Florida natives Go Radio tear into the piece with an anthemic, My Chemical Romance-like gusto. Originally released just last month on Fearless Records' holiday compilation 'Tis the Season to Be Fearless, the amped-up carol featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Heard Mentality, Now on Facebook!

    ​  Now that we have a page on Facebook, it will be so much easier for you all to find out what's going on in the OC music scene and beyond!What will you get out of being our Facebook friend? Our everlasting love and a chance to win merchandise, concert tickets and music. After the jump, find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Fearless Friends Tour feat. Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina, Go Radio and More at the House of Blues Anaheim

    Todd Barnes/OC WeeklyFearless Friends Tour at the House of Blues in Anaheim. For more photos, go here​Check out our Fearless Friends Tour slideshow here!Fearless Friends TourNov. 14, 2010House of Blues AnaheimWhen The Beatles came across the pond to the United States, Americans witnessed a mass hy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    What You Missed: Kush Expo, Misfits, OC Rollergirls and More

    ​What'd you miss this weekend? We were all over the place: The Kush Expo, Kub Lucky and the Fearless Friends Tour (separate events, naturally) in Anaheim, Misfits in Santa Ana; OC Rollergirls bout at the Rinks in Huntington Beach; Andy Irons' memorial and paddle-out at the pier. Info and more phot ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    Know Fearless Records

    The OC label that first signed Plain White T's has a plan for keeping the next big thing from bolting to the majors

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Local Music News Links: Local Natives, MGMT, Henry Clay People, Hindu Pirates

    The golden boys of Local Natives​It's been a short week, so we have a short list for you of items on OC-music related items from other publications. Read on...

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    Wanted: Local Music

    [Mental Notes] We're reviewing local releases. In other news, you can buy the Sublime tour van, watch the Growlers at HOB or go to Fearless Records' tour

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    The Fearless Friends Tour Annouced; Download A Free Sampler

    ​Huntington Beach's Fearless Records is putting together a tour for their roster--the first since the label started 17 years ago. The emo/hardcore/pop punk label plans to take their bands, including Mayday Parade, Breathe Carolina, Every Avenue, Artist Vs Poet and Go Radio, out this fall.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Incoming: Alesana, Anthony Green at the Glass House

    Oh boy. Look at these dudes.​"Post-hardcore." Post, hard, core. Three words that, at one point, wouldn't have made a lick of sense when placed together. But now, it's almost impossible to imagine them without each other. What a world.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Kill Me Kill Me Kill

    Your cheat sheet to todays killer bands

  • Columns

    October 21, 1999