MxPx_Vegas_Yuri's Farewell_Photo By Jered Scott

On Sunday, July 18, 2010, MxPx played a retirement concert for drummer Yuri Ruley in Las Vegas at Wasted Space. After 18 years and nearly 2.5 million records, having helped pave the way for pop-punk music, Ruley will be departing the band in order to focus more on his family life. The night was a celebration of the band at its height, with the original line-up and playing crowd favorites. In an unprecedented performance, the band played the entirety of their breakthrough album Life In General, which included tracks “Chick Magnet” and “Move To Bremerton”.

The sold-out show was met with a mix of joy, passion and energy as the group’s most faithful fans joined to see the band in their element, many having flown or driven from other states to be part of MxPx history. While this may have been a farewell to Ruley, this was a celebration of epic proportions.  Check out a live video of “Chick Magnet” here.

Life In General Set List:


My Mom Still Cleans My Room

Do Your Feet Hurt

Sometimes You Have To Ask Yourself

The Wonder Years

Move To Bremerton

New York To Nowhere


Your Problem My Emergency

Chick Magnet

Today Is In My Way

Sorry So Sorry

Doing Time

Correct Me If I’m Wrong


Destroyed By You




Secret Weapon

Heard That Sound


I’m OK, You’re OK

(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles

Punk Rawk Show


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