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MCS on TRL and in AP Magazine
Motion City Soundtrack's video for Broken Heart will receive a "First Look" on MTV's TRL (Total Request Live) today (Tuesday, August 28th). Check your local listings for when TRL will air in your area and then go vote for the video at's poll and make sure you pick that you LOVE IT!

You can also check out an article on MCS in the next issue of Alternative Press magazine (Issue #231/October 2007—with Chiodos on the cover) that should be in stores very soon.
Posted August 28, 2007 1:36 pm EST by Molly
mtvU Breaking The Video to feature MCS
According to a press release from today, MCS will be apart of the mtvU series "Breaking The Video". The series allows student filmmakers to pitch concepts and ideas for music videos to bands. "Breaking The Video: Motion City Soundtrack" will be accepting submissions beginning in mid-September through mtvU's online student filmmaker hub at The winner will get a budget and cash prize of approximately $10,000, plus the privilege of working with MCS on the video for "It Had to Be You".
Posted August 27, 2007 4:43 pm EST by Molly
Webisode #8 on YouTube
Webisode #8 has been posted on YouTube by Epitaph... check it out!
Posted August 24, 2007 4:49 pm EST by Molly
Date change for Las Vegas
Artist Arena (the MCS ticketing site) sent out an e-mail today saying that the Motion City Soundtrack show scheduled for December 7th, 2007 at the House of Blues Las Vegas has changed dates. The concert will now be held on December 6th at the same venue and all other show information will remain the same. All tickets purchased for the show on December 7th will be honored on the new date.
Posted August 21, 2007 12:25 pm EST by Molly Lollapalooza interview has posted a video interview with Josh, Tony, and Justin from Lollapalooza. Go check it out!

Thanks to Aaron for submitting this.
Posted August 16, 2007 4:09 pm EST by Molly
Villanova tourdate added
A new tourdate has been added for the fall tour on for November 16 at Villanova University's Jake Nevin Fieldhouse in Villanova, PA. I don't have any other information on the show but if I find anything I will update the tourdates page.
Posted August 16, 2007 10:36 am EST by Molly
This Is For Real + more UK tour support
The latest news update on mentions that MCS is currently in California shooting a video for "This Is For Real". The video is going to be directed by Jay Martin, who you may know for directing Death Cab For Cutie's "The New Year" video and the Plain White T's "Hey There Delilah" video.

Also, Zolof the Rock and Roll Destroyer has been announced as the other supporting band (along with Straylight Run) for the UK tour next month.
Posted August 14, 2007 9:24 am EST by Molly
This Is For Real UK digital single
In addition to the vinyl and cd singles for "This Is For Real" being released on September 3rd in the UK, a digital single will also be released. The single will have an acoustic version of "Broken Heart" with it (featuring Korin Louise Cox from the band the Hard Lessons). You can pre-order the digital single at

Speaking of pre-orders, a few days ago I added numerous pre-order links for Even If It Kills Me to the right side of the home page, so check those out. Many other sites are offering pre-orders, so if your favorite is not listed you might want to check on your own.

Lastly, check out MCS's online merch store for some new items and sales!
Posted August 9, 2007 9:16 pm EST by Molly
Webisode #7 posted
Webisode #7 has been posted on YouTube by Epitaph... I guess the websidoes are back :)

Posted August 8, 2007 10:27 am EST by Molly
Presale reminder!
Tickets for the Motion City Soundtrack fall headlining tour with Mae, Anberlin, and Metro Station are going to be on presale today. MCS has their own presale ticketing site which you can get tickets from (username: motion, password: soundtrack) or if those run out, you can get presale tickets through the Nokia Ticket Rush site (just sign up and they will give you a password and links to buy tickets).
Posted August 6, 2007 10:26 am EST by Molly
Interview from Lollapalooza has posted yet another interview with MCS, this time from Lollapalooza yesterday. The band talks about how they will be shooting a video for "This Is For Real", touring in the fall, and Josh's wedding plans! Go check it out!
Posted August 5, 2007 12:50 pm EST by Molly
Pre-order UK This Is For Real singles and US digital single
You can now pre-order the "This Is For Real" single on CD and limited edition signed 7" vinyl from (links at the bottom to buy them separately). There are two different 7" vinyl singles, a CD single, and an option to purchase all three. These singles will be released in the UK on September 3rd.

For those not in the UK, you can also pre-order the digital single from DownloadPunk, which will be available this Tuesday, August 7th.

You can check out the discography section of this site to see the tracklistings of all the singles.
Posted August 4, 2007 10:52 am EST by Molly
Fall tour dates and presales + Lollapalooza webcast
The full list of dates for the fall tour with Mae, Anberlin and Metro Station has been posted on MCS's street team site.

10/17/07 Grand Rapids, MI - Orbit Room
10/19/07 Duluth, MN - The Reif Center
10/20/07 Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium
10/21/07 Kansas City, MO - Beaumont Club
10/23/07 Houston, TX - Verizon Wireless Theater
10/24/07 Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ
10/26/07 Dallas, TX - House of Blues Dallas
10/29/07 St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Landing
10/30/07 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Revolution
10/31/07 Orlando, FL - House of Blues Orlando
11/2/07 Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
11/3/07 Charlotte, NC - Amos Southend
11/4/07 Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues Myrtle Beach
11/6/07 Norfolk, VA - NorVa
11/7/07 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
11/9/07 New York, NY - Roseland Ballroom
11/10/07 Sayreville, NJ - Starland Ballroom
11/11/07 Worcester, MA - The Palladium
11/13/07 Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
11/14/07 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
11/18/07 Toronto, ON - Kool Haus
11/20/07 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
11/21/07 Detroit, MI - The Fillmore Detroit
11/23/07 Milwaukee, WI - The Eagles Club
11/24/07 Maplewood, MN - Myth
11/28/07 Seattle, WA - Showbox
11/29/07 Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre
11/30/07 San Francisco, CA - The Warfield Theatre
12/1/07 San Diego, CA - Soma
12/3/07 Anaheim, CA - House of Blues Anaheim
12/4/07 Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
12/5/07 Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre
12/7/07 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues Las Vegas
12/8/07 Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
12/9/07 Denver, CO - The Fillmore Auditorium
12/11/07 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
12/13/07 Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's
12/14/07 Cleveland, OH - Agora Theatre
12/16/07 Chicago, IL - House of Blues Chicago

For information on where to get tickets for each show, see the tourdates section. There is a presale through MCS's ticketing site and there are also Nokia Ticketrush presales for many shows through

The current tour is almost over and tomorrow MCS will be in Chicago playing at Lollapalooza. Just a reminder that you can watch a webcast of their set at 3:30 pm CST tomorrow through AT&T's blueroom.
Posted August 3, 2007 10:48 pm EST by Molly
Presale on August 5th for fall tour!
Tourdates are being posted for the fall tour with Anberlin and Mae on MCS's presale site. Head over to and register for the presale so you aren't left out! I'll be updating the tourdates page with the dates that are posted.
Posted August 3, 2007 2:31 pm EST by Molly
Professional videos from NYC on
Last week posted a video interview with Josh and Justin, and this week they have added some really nice videos from the NYC show. Go to to check everything out. The three videos are the new songs from Even If It Kills Me.
Posted August 1, 2007 9:22 am EST by Molly
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