This Day In Music History: July 22, 2003 – Yellowcard releases anthemic pop-punk album “Ocean Avenue”

Though the band has been broken up for over a year now, beloved pop-punk/alt-rock heroes Yellowcard certainly are remembered fondly by fans. And why wouldn’t they be? They made some of the most important albums in the aforementioned genres of the last 15+ years, especially 2003’s Ocean Avenue – which celebrates its 15th anniversary today.

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For Yellowcard, Forever Ago: An Epitaph


The news that Yellowcard is breaking up later this year hit a lot of people very hard, myself (somewhat) included. Being born and raised in Florida, I had the opportunity to see them around a half dozen times through various album cycles, all the way back to around 2004. And you can bet that I’ll be seeing them at my Warped date July 1st, and likely again on their farewell tour as well. Looking back on their long career, I feel a wave of emotions from their music, so read below for a bit of a story, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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