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Mayday Parade Release Energetic New Single “Thunder”

Mayday Parade is headlining the Sad Summer Festival. Ahead of the tour kick-off, they’ve dropped a brand new single. “Thunder” is an outtake from their 2021 album What It Means To Fall Apart.

Sad Summer Festival should be on any pop-punk fan’s radar. Mayday Parade is heading out with Waterparks, Neck Deep, State Champs, and Hot Mulligan. The tour kicks off Friday in Sacramento at Heart Health Park and runs through August 5th at Phoenix Raceway in Phoenix Arizona.

Photo Credit: Jordan Knight

“Thunder” was a collaboration with highly esteemed producers Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount at ZK Productions. Mayday Parade guitarist Brooks Betts had this to say about the track.

Thunder’ is a song I wrote about being in a long-term relationship, feeling like at times the fire is gone but that it’s still worth holding onto. Don’t give up! All relationships are tough but the good ones are worth it.

-Brooks Betts

Getting To Know Mayday Parade

Mayday Parade is Derek Sanders on vocals, guitar, and piano. Alex Garcia and Brooks Betts play guitar. Holding down the rhythm section is Jeremy Lenzo on bass and Jake Bundrick on drums and vocals. The band formed in 2005 and released its debut album two years later. A Lesson in Romantics would go on to be certified Gold.

What It Means To Fall Apart follows their most successful album to date. 2018s Sunnyland has amassed more than 82 million streams since its release. Mayday Parade has made a name for itself based on its high-energy concerts.

That vibe will be on full display at Sad Summer Festival. Later this year They’ll be performing alongside My Chemical Romance, Paramore, and others at both weekends of the When We Were Young Festival in Las Vegas. If you missed out on tickets, festival organizers are offering up a waiting list. You can sign up here.

Tickets are still available for Sad Summer Fest. For information visit the band’s website. For additional updates follow along on Instagram and Twitter.

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