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Brand New co-headlined Sleep Train Amphitheatre on July 26 with Modest Mouse -- and it felt like the very first time.

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Brand New co-headlined Sleep Train Amphitheatre with Modest Mouse on July 26, 2016.
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The group specializes in heartfelt anthems in the vein of post-hardcore/alt-indie rock.
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Brand New currently consists of Jesse Lacey (vocals/guitar), Vincent Accardi (guitar), Garrett Tierney (bass), and Brian Lane (drums, pictured).
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The band originally hails from Long Island, New York and formed in 2000.
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Prior to Brand New, Lacey, Tierney and Lane were all members of the band the Rookie Lot.
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They split from that group to form Brand New in Merrick, New York.
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The band released their debut album, “Your Favorite Weapon,” in 2001 and their second, “Deja Entendu” in 2003.
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“Deja Entendu” spawned two hit singles: “The Quiet Things That No One Ever Knows” and “Sic Transit Gloria…Glory Fades.”
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Both songs received airplay on MTV2 and Fuse TV and hit the top 40 on the UK Singles Chart. The album eventually went gold in the U.S.
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The band then signed to Interscope Records and released “The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me” in 2006, arguably their most well-known record to date.
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Their song, “Jesus,” from that record became their highest charting single in the U.S. — peaking at No. 30 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.
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Brand New’s 2009 album, “Daisy,” became their highest charting album in the U.S. — reaching No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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The band most recently released a new single called “I Am a Nightmare” (in May) and a 7-inch single of “Mene,” on July 22 — hinting at a long-gestating fifth studio album.
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During shows this year, the band has claimed that it will be breaking up in 2018 — even selling a T-shirt that read “Brand New: 2000-2018.”
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Brand New performed the following songs during their July 26 show: “Sink,” “Gasoline,” “Millstone,” “Noro,” “Tautou,” “Sic Transit Gloria…Glory Fades,” “Okay I Believe You, but My Tommy Gun Don’t” …
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“The Quiet Things That No One Knows,” “Degausser,” “I Am a Nightmare,” “Brothers,” “Limousine (MS Rebridge),” “At the Bottom,” “Jesus,” “Luca,” and “Sowing Season.”
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The band’s encore consisted of “Play Crack the Sky,” and “You Won’t Know.”
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Stay tuned for our SoundDiego photo gallery of Modest Mouse's performance from the same night -- coming soon!
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