Fueled By Ramen Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an extraordinary series of multi-artist shows at New York City’s Terminal 5. The three-night extravaganza will kick off on September 7th with a hotly anticipated headline performance by Grammy Award-nominated superstars Paramore. The remaining array of headline acts, FBR fan favorites, and up-and-coming new bands will be revealed daily via the newly launched www.FBR15.com, leading up to the start of ticket sales on July 25th.
FBR15 tickets will be available via Ticketmaster in a number of different packages. The Platinum package will include a General Admission ticket to all three nights, Early Entry admission to all three nights, the FBR15 Book/DVD/Show Laminate (to ship in November), the FBR15 commemorative show poster and official concert t-shirt (to ship in November), and a twelve month subscription to Alternative Press magazine (to be fulfilled by AP).
Gold ticket packages will then be on sale from July 27th through July 29th, including a single night’s General Admission ticket to the show of your choice, the FBR15 Book/DVD/Show Laminate, the FBR15 commemorative show poster and official concert t-shirt, and a twelve month subscription to Alternative Press magazine (to be fulfilled by AP).
All remaining tickets will then go on sale to the general public on Saturday, July 30th. For complete ticket details and information, please visit www.ticketmaster.com.
The FBR15 celebration has already begun at Fueled By Ramen’s full range of affiliated websites. Music, videos, and exclusive slideshows can currently be accessed at www.FueledByRamen.com and www.FBR15.com, as well as FBR’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/fueledbyramen), Tumblr (http://fueledbyramen.tumblr.com), and official YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/user/FueledByRamen).
What’s more, the Fueled By Ramen webstore – conveniently located at http://store.fueledbyramen.com – will commemorate the FBR15 concert series with exclusive sales, featuring 15% off selected items during the 24-hour period as each FBR15 artist is announced. In addition, a full range of Fueled By Ramen artist merchandise will be available at Hot Topic stores nationwide, as well as two vintage label t-shirt designs.
The FBR15 festivities will continue throughout the year, including the release of a deluxe 15th Anniversary coffee table book comprising archival and never-before-seen photos, stories from FBR bands, and much more. In addition, the book will include a DVD featuring a documentary history of Fueled By Ramen alongside live performances from the FBR15 shows. Set for release in November, the FBR15 Book/DVD will be available exclusively via the Fueled By Ramen webstore.
Since its official founding in 1996, Fueled By Ramen Records has not only been a record label, but also a badge brand for an ever-growing community of loyal fans. With president/co-founder John Janick at the helm of an always-passionate staff, FBR has become the nucleus for today’s best and brightest punk-inspired rock/pop bands. A decade and a half since its beginning, Fueled By Ramen continues to impact the lifestyle of a new generation with each release.
The past 15 years have seen a number of Fueled By Ramen/Decaydance artists achieve global superstardom, including Paramore and Panic! At The Disco (each of whom have achieved worldwide sales in excess of 3 million), Fall Out Boy (with over 5 million sold in the US alone), as well as such influential and iconic acts as Gym Class Heroes, Cobra Starship, and The Academy Is… The label has also unleashed a steady stream of blockbuster singles, including multi-platinum hits like Gym Class Heroes’ #1 Top 40 smash, “Cupid’s Chokehold,” Travie McCoy’s “Billionaire (Feat. Bruno Mars),” Panic! At The Disco’s “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” Cobra Starship’s “Good Girls Go Bad (Feat. Leighton Meester),” Paramore’s “Misery Business,” “Decode,” and “The Only Exception.”
The ever-evolving Fueled By Ramen roster is comprised of some of today’s hardest touring artists, logging countless miles to earn new fans though good old-fashioned roadwork. FBR’s top acts have headlined a range of annual tours and festivals, including Vans Warped Tour, The Bamboozle, the Honda Civic Tour, the Alternative Press Fall Ball, Rock Band Live Tour, and Nintendo Fusion Tour.
In addition to their popular and commercial success, FBR artists have garnered reams of glowing press coverage, including cover features in such national and international publications as Alternative Press, SPIN, Rolling Stone, Blender, Billboard, Cosmopolitan, Kerrang!, and others.
As if its accomplishments here in the US weren’t enough, Fueled By Ramen has proven equally successful all over the world. With over 15 million album sales worldwide, FBR artists like Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Gym Class Heroes, and Panic! At The Disco have headlined international arena tours and festivals, dominated singles charts, and earned an assortment of gold and platinum certifications from Europe and South America to Australia and Southeast Asia.
Fueled By Ramen has been at the forefront of online technology and social networking since its inception. With over 800 million video views, the official FBR YouTube channel is among the top 5 most viewed music channels of all time. Fueled By Ramen artists have over 24 million Facebook friends across their individual accounts, with stars like Travie McCoy and Hayley Williams of Paramore reaching over 1.8 million followers on Twitter. Moreover, FBR’s “Weekly Dish” e-mail newsletter reaches over 115,000 subscribers each week.
Fueled By Ramen has also attained prominence for its innovative brand partnerships, working closely with such top brands as Coca Cola, Taco Bell, Nokia, Cisco, Trojan, and Flip Video to create creative and cohesive marketing campaigns. Furthermore, the FBR Street Team is among the most active and loyal, encompassing fans of not just ever label artist, but of the Fueled By Ramen brand itself. With over 150,000 members, the street team is both a tight-knit community and an undisputed promotional powerhouse.