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Contest: TWRY & Jimmy Eat World Want to give YOU an iPad!

October 27, 2010 by  
Filed under Contests, Daily Music News

Invented, the sixth full-length album by Jimmy Eat World, contains the signature big hooks and sing-along melodies for which the band has become famous. Fans of the band’s older hits like “The Middle,” “Sweetness,” and “Pain” will find lots to grab onto…and those same fans will be happy to learn that Mark Trombino, who served as a producer on the band’s first three albums Static Prevails, Clarity and Bleed American, is again at the helm for Invented. While the music is “classic Jimmy Eat World,” the lyrics come from a completely different place than ever before.
To celebrate the new album and tour we’ve teamed up with Jimmy Eat World  to give one lucky fan the chance to win an Apple iPad. Enter now for your chance to win!

*Contest ends on November 26, 2010

To celebrate the new album and tour we’ve teamed up with Jimmy Eat World  to give one lucky fan the chance to win an Apple iPad

Tom Linton of Jimmy Eat World

October 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Interviews

Released on September 28th, Jimmy Eat World’s seventh studio album Invented is a collection of songs inspired by the conceptual photography of Cindy Sherman and Hannah Starkey – a most unexpected turn of events as frontman Jim Adkins describes the process as a simple writing exercise that quickly morphed into song ideas for their new album.  Each song weaves a new tale, creating a backdrop and story for the characters in the photos. 

Constantly finding new ways to inspire and provoke through their music, Jimmy Eat World continues to lead at the top of their genre even after sixteen years together.  The album title – also a song on the release, refers to both the mood of the album as well as the band’s deepest approach into character writing.

Calling on their friendship and their fans as their greatest strengths, it’s no surprise that the band’s loyal fanbase was eagerly awaiting the release of Invented.  The album marked the return of producer Mark Trombino who had assisted the band on their earlier releases (1999’s Clarity and 2001’s Bleed American) – two quintessential albums in the band’s seven album arsenal and when fans heard he was on board expectations were at an all time high.

Preferring to be called a guitar based rock band over the emo title that has followed them throughout their career, there is one thing we can all agree on – Jimmy Eat World continues to be at the top of their game and Invented will speak to both to fans that have grown up with them throughout their career as well as new generations who have no idea the jackpot they’ve just discovered – dig deep kids and thank us later!

Currently out on the road in support of their new release we caught up with guitaristTom Linton who talked to us about the making of the album and all things Jimmy Eat World.

Interviewed by:  Jinx Patton & Mary Ouellette
(With special thanks to Steve Colyer from the band Your Best Friend who contributed a few (*) questions.)

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Unlock 60 Second Teasers To New Jimmy Eat World Tracks

September 13, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

Jimmy Eat World is now revealing 60 second clips of each track off their new album, Invented (due out on September 28th). Unlock each clip from the new record by sharing with your friends. The band has also revealed their entire album artwork through their Facebook page. Go to the band’s Facebook page to “Like” their profile, then access will be granted to flip through each page of the booklet.

The first single off the album, “My Best Theory” can be heard now on the band’s official site, Invented is also now available for pre-order here.

Jimmy Eat World Release New Single and Announce Arizona Dates

August 10, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Jimmy Eat World has just released their first single, “My Best Theory,” off their upcoming album, Invented. You can hear the track now on the band’s site, The song is now available for purchase at all digital retailers and Invented is available for pre-order at iTunes.

In addition to the release of “My Best Theory,” Jimmy Eat World has added two Arizona dates to their North American headlining tour. Jimmy Eat World will play a special record release show in Tuscon, Arizona at The Rialto Theatre on September 27th and conclude their first run of dates in their hometown of Phoenix, AZ at the Marquee Theatre on October 30th. Tickets for these two shows go on sale to the public on Friday August 13th on 10am PST. Tickets for the rest of the tour are available now through the band’s official site. Performing alongside Jimmy Eat World will be Phoenix resident Courtney Marie Andrews and supporting acts Civil Twilight and We Were Promised Jetpacks on select dates (details below).

Jimmy Eat World Headlining Tour
9/21    Center Stage                                                               Atlanta, GA*
9/22    The Orange Peel                                                         Asheville NC*
9/24    Starland Ballroom                                                       Sayreville, NJ
9/25    Virgin Mobile Free Fest/Merriweather Post Pavilion    Columbia, MD
9/27    Rialto – Record Release Show                                    Tucson, AZ** / on sale Friday, August 13th at 10am (PST)
9/29    The Wiltern                                                                 Los Angeles, CA**
9/30    Warfield Theatre                                                         San Francisco, CA**
10/1    SLO Veterans’ Auditorium                                          San Luis Obispo, CA**
10/3    Ogden Theatre                                                            Denver, CO**
10/4    Sokol Auditorium                                                        Omaha NE**
10/5    Pabst Theatre                                                              Milwaukee, WI**
10/7    Riviera Theatre                                                            Chicago, IL**
10/8    Royal Oak Music Theatre                                            Royal Oak, MI**
10/9    Newport Music Hall                                                    Columbus, OH**
10/11    Electric Factory                                                          Philadelphia, PA**
10/14    Terminal 5                                                                  New York, NY**
10/15    House Of Blues                                                          Boston, MA**
10/17    Kool Haus                                                                  Toronto, ON**
10/30    Marquee                                                                    Phoenix, AZ / on sale Friday, August 13th at 10am (PST)

*Civil Twilight open
** We Were Promised Jetpacks open

Jimmy Eat World Announce Tour Dates

July 26, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

In preparation for their new album “Invented” due out on September 28th, Jimmy Eat World have started to announce some tour dates.  Check them out below with hopefully more to come:

  • 9/21 – Atlanta, GA / Center Stage
  • 9/22 – Asheville, NC / The Orange Peel
  • 9/24 – Sayreville, NJ / Starland Ballroom
  • 9/25 – Virgin Mobile FreeFest Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • 9/29 – Los Angeles, CA / The Wiltern
  • 9/30 – San Francisco, CA / Warfield Theatre
  • 10/1 – San Luis Obispo, CA / SLO Veterans’ Auditorium
  • 10/3 – Denver, CO / Ogden Theatre
  • 10/4 – Omaha, NE / Sokol Auditorium
  • 10/5 – Milwaukee, WI / Pabst Theatre
  • 10/7 – Chicago, IL / Riviera Theatre
  • 10/8 – Royal Oak, MI / Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • 10/9 – Columbus, OH / Newport Music Hall
  • 10/11 – Philadelphia, PA / Electric Factory
  • 10/14 – New York, NY / Terminal 5
  • 10/15 – Boston, MA / House Of Blues
  • 10/17 – Toronto, CAN / Kool Haus
  • Presale starts this Thursday, July 29th. Sign up to the email list to receive the presale information.

    Tickets go on sale to the public this weekend.

    Jimmy Eat World Announce Tracklisting & Cover Art For New Album “Invented”

    July 21, 2010 by  
    Filed under Daily Music News

    Jimmy Eat World has just announced the track listing and cover art for their upcoming album, Invented, due out on September 28th.. The 12-track album, produced by Mark Trombino, is available for pre-order through Amazon starting today.

    Invented Track Listing
    1. Heart Is Hard To Find
    2. My Best Theory
    3. Evidence
    4. Higher Devotion
    5. Movielike
    6. Coffee and Cigarettes
    7. Stop
    8. Littlething
    9. Cut
    10. Action Needs An Audience
    11. Invented
    12. Mixtape

    Be sure to check out the band’s official site,, for the latest news and official tour announcement coming soon. Invented hits stores and digital retailers September 28th!