PICS: Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday pummeled the Observatory North Park like it was a Friday on Wednesday, Oct. 19, with You Blew It! opening.

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Taking Back Sunday barged through the Observatory North Park like it was a Friday on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
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The post-hardcore band consists of Adam Lazzara (vocals), John Nolan (guitar), Eddie Reyes (guitar), Shaun Cooper (bass) and Mark O’Connell (drums).
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You Blew It! opened the show.
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Taking Back Sunday hails from Long Island, New York, and was founded by guitarist Reyes in 1999.
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The band’s 2006 album “Louder Now” was their big worldwide break, thanks to its huge single “MakeDamnSure.”
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“Louder Now” has sold more than 900,000 copies in the U.S. and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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Their debut self-titled EP in 2001 featured their former vocalist, Antonio Longo. Lazzara came onboard as a guitarist, then as bassist, and then eventually as Longo’s replacement.
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With Lazzara as their new lead singer, the band released their first full album called “Tell All Your Friends” in 2002.
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One of the singles from that album, “You’re So Last Summer,” featured rapper Flavor Flav in its music video.
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Fun fact: The numbers “152,” signifying the road exit where the band members would meet their friends, has appeared on every album cover to date.
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Their 2004 album “Where You Want to Be,” featured the single “A Decade Under the Influence,” and propelled the album to No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
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Rolling Stone magazine listed “Where You Want to Be” as one of its top 50 albums of 2004.
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The band’s latest album, “Tidal Wave,” was released on June 27 this year.
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Their Oct. 19 setlist included more than 20 songs, such as “Death Wolf,” “Tidal Wave,” “You Can’t Look Back,” “Fences,” “All Excess,” “MakeDamnSure,” and “You’re So Last Summer.”
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You Blew It! hail from Orlando, Florida.
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The band consists of Tanner Jones, Andy Anaya, Trevor O’Hare, Matt Nissley, and Andy Vila.
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They play a heavy mix of indie-rock, emo and pop-punk.
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On Oct. 27, 2016, Spin premiered “Greenwood,” off their upcoming album “Abendrot,” which is due out on Nov. 11.
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