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New Contests (The Early November, Eleventyseven & More) [12 Jun 2006|11:28pm]
Head on over to our contests page and enter our new contest for The Early November and Eleventyseven. Also sign up for our Rise Against and Sound of Superman contest while your at it. Thats a chance at over 15 prizes, so enter now!

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Interview Questions For Andrew McMahon (Jacks Mannequin) [02 Jun 2006|01:16am]
Michael will be interviewing Andrew McMahon soon and we are looking for some questions. Please post a reply if you have any and we'll get them into the interview!!

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New Stuff on the Site! [01 Jun 2006|11:21pm]
We've got a lot of new stuff for everyone to check out!!


Rise Against: 5 winners will receive a autographed copy of the bands new album "The Sufferer & The Witness" which comes out July 4th. Enter here!

Sound of Superman: The Sound of Superman features covers and original songs that explore themes of heroism and name-drop the Man of Steel, who makes his highly anticipated return to the big screen in SUPERMAN RETURNS. The album hits stores on June 13th and the movie is in theaters June 30th. DrivenFarOff.com has teamed up with Special Ops Media to give away three copies of the Sound of Superman complication. Enter here!

Run Kid Run - "This Is Who We Are"
Angels & Airwaves - "We Don't Need To Whisper"
Saves The Day - "Sound The Alarm
Forgive Durden - "Wonderland"
Transition - "Get There"
Halifax - "The Invevitability of a Strange World"
Stars - "Set Yourself a Fire"
Matt Wertz - "Today & Tomorrow"
Quietdrive - "When All That's Left Is You"
Ligeia - "Your Ghost is a Gift"
The Format - "Dog Problems"

Whew that's a lot... Click on the links to read each one or check them all out by going here!

The Acacia Strain

Check them all out and others here!

Thats all for now, be sure to check out www.drivenfaroff.com daily for lots more!
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DFO Podcast 15, Hear A Brand New Song From Forever Changed [17 May 2006|01:25pm]
Check out Episode ..15 of the DrivenFarOff.com Podcast and hear a brand new Forever Changed song that can't be heard anywhere else!

Download the Podcast directly here - Podcast
Subscribe to the enhanced Podcast in iTunes here - Subscribe By iTunes
Subscribe by Odeo here - My Odeo Channel

Enter our Halifax Contest for your chance to win a signed copy of their new album here

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Enter Our New Halifax Contest [01 May 2006|06:36pm]
We have a new Halifax contest for you to enter!

We are giving 5 lucky winners an autographed copy of Halifax's new album "The Inevitability of a Strange World" which will be out May 23rd on Drive-Thru Records.

Head on over to DrivenFarOff.com now to enter!

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Live Videos from Paramore, Hit The Lights, Cassion, and more! [18 Apr 2006|10:56pm]
If you haven't noticed, we've started to post a lot of live videos on the site. This week we have 4 more for you to check out.

Head to www.drivenfaroff.com and under the downloads section on the right hand side you can get all of these videos for your viewing pleasure. These videos are formatted perfectly for your iPod Video but they will will play on your computer with Quicktime or any other player that plays .mp4 video files. The best part!! More videos will come soon so head on over and get these now!

Paramore - "Brighter " (iPod Video)
Paramore - "My Heart " (iPod Video)
Paramore - "Never Let This Go " (iPod Video)
Cassino - "Unknown" (iPod Video)
Hit The Lights - "309" (iPod Video)
Hit The Lights - "Bodybag" (iPod Video)
Hit The Lights - "Hey Jealousy" (iPod Video)
Hit The Lights - "These Backs Are Made For Stabbing" (iPod Video)
Boys Like Girls - "Learning to Fall" (iPod Video)
Boys Like Girls - "Untitled" (iPod Video)
Boys Like Girls - "The Great Escape" (iPod Video)
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Contests, Reviews, Stickers, Videos, Podcast & More! [08 Apr 2006|11:48pm]
Hey everyone! We have a bunch of new stuff for you, read below.

New contests:

Enter our new contests for The Years Gone By and Slow Runner here. Lots of great prizes to give out and your chances of winning something are very good!

New Reviews:

Head here to read new reviews of From First To Last and Men, Women, and Children.


We have stickers!!! If your lucky enough to be near one of our staff members you may see them handing some out at a show! If not you can get 2 for $1 by going here!

Check out how sweet they are!

DFO Videos:

Our first concert videos are now up on the site. These three videos are of Boys Like Girls and we'll have some more soon from Hit The Lights and more. Check them out on the right hand side under the downloads section here.


If you haven't checked out our latest Podcast I suggest going here and downloading it or subscribing to it via iTunes by clicking here. We play some great music for you several times a month and I bet you can find some new bands that you haven't heard yet.

Until next time be sure to visit us daily for all your music needs.

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Podcast 13, Silverstin Interview & New Reviews [13 Mar 2006|10:35pm]
Our 13th Podcast is now up here! Head on over and download or subscribe to it to hear some great new music!

We have a new interview with Silverstein which can be read here.

Also a bunch of new reviews have goon up and you can read them over on the reviews page!

Thanks and talk to you all again soon!
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Updates, Contest, Interview, Photos! [24 Feb 2006|12:19am]
We have a big update for everyone.

First of all our 11th Podcast is now up! You can download / subscribe on our Podcast page here.

We have a new interview up with Paramore which you can read here.

Our Matchbook Romance contest will be ending on the 28th so get your entry in here before it's to late!

I have also posted some pictures from a recent Bleed The Dream, June, Anberlin, Emery, Hawthorne Heights show. Here is a preview of some, check out more here.

See you soon!
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Updates, Free Music, Podcast & More! [11 Feb 2006|10:42am]
Hey everyone I hope you had a great week!

If you haven't been over to www.drivenfaroff.com lately then now is the time to check it out.

We have a new releases page up on the site where you can find out about all the new albums coming out.

We have a new Matchbook Romance contest up where you could win one of 5 signed copies of their new album "Voices." Enter here.

A bunch of new reviews are up on the site and you can check them all out here.

Also our friend MC Goldie Wilson has put his EP up for a free download until V-Day. Head to his PureVolume page and download away!

Also if you haven't checked out our Podcast yet you can head to our Podcast page and check out the latest episode!
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Matchbook Romance [01 Feb 2006|08:06pm]
Head on over to DrivenFarOff.com and enter our new Matchbook Romance contest!

We are giving away 5 copies of their new album "Voices" which hits stores on Valentines Day!
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Stream The Class of 98's New Album Before It Hits Stores [22 Jan 2006|05:02pm]
We are now streaming The Class of 98's new album "Touch This And Die" over at www.drivenfaroff.com. The Class of 98 is The Militia Group's latest band to release an amazing debut album.
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Podcast Episode #8 [17 Jan 2006|01:10am]
Our 8th Podcast is now up for your listening pleasure.

Download the Podcast directly here - Podcast
Subscribe by iTunes here - Subscribe By iTunes
Subscribe by Odeo here - My Odeo Channel
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Underworld Contest, New Podcast! [12 Jan 2006|12:35pm]
Enter our Underworld Contest if you haven't yet!

Also check out our newest episode of the DFO Podcast here.

Lots of great new stuff coming soon to DFO, so stay tuned!
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Driven Far Off Podcast Episode #6 [04 Jan 2006|12:30am]
[ mood | amused ]

Check out our 6th Podcast! You can go and download the mp3 and/or subscribe to the Podcast on our Podcast page!

Katie joined me for this one and we talk about 2005 and our thoughts on the year. We also play you a brand new song from Southcott as well as great songs from The Victory Year and The Arrival!

Thanks for listening, if you want to subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes and get the new episodes automatically click here!

More soon!


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Happy New Year [01 Jan 2006|11:16pm]
We would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2005 was a great year for Driven Far Off and 2006 is going to be even better!

We would like to welcome all our new friends and let you know a little bit about us. We are a band promotion site /ezine/online magazine whatever you would like to call it. Our site has the latest music news / reviews / downloads / podcast / pictures / contests and more about todays top signed and unsigned alternative, punk, emo, indie and hardcore bands. If you have a second come visit us at www.drivenfaroff.com and take a look around.

Be sure to visit us often as we are update the site with new content everyday. Here are some quick links:

Site RSS Feed: http://www.drivenfaroff.com/forum/rss.php
Podcast Subscription for iTunes: itpc://www.drivenfaroff.com/podcast/podcast.xml

Thanks for reading and we hope you enjoy your visit to our site!


Here is a panoramic picture of Motion City Soundtrack from the Nintendo Fusion Tour in St. Paul, MN. You can view more pictures of Fall Out Boy, The Starting Line, Motion City Soundtrack, Boys Night Out, Panic! At The Disco and more here!

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Listen To Our Fifth Podcast [20 Dec 2005|01:24am]
Our fifth Podcast is now up for your listening pleasure! Head to our Podcast page to download / subscribe to the Podcast!

Music on this Podcast comes from Echo Screen, Racing Kites, & The Panic Division

You can subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes by clicking here! iTunes Required
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New Contest! Echo Screen Holiday Promotion! [16 Dec 2005|01:56am]
[ mood | artistic ]

Thanks to everyone who entered our Taste of Christmas, Relient K, & Sugarcult contests. The winners will be announced soon!

We are now running a special Holiday Promotion with Echo Screen! Head on over to our contests page and enter to win! The prizes are listed below!

1 Winner will receive:

Echo Screen T-Shirt
"An American Tale" EP
Echo Screen Key Chain
Echo Screen Pin
Autographed Summer 05' Tour Poster

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Driven Far Off Podcast Episode 4 / Best Of 2005 [15 Dec 2005|01:40am]
[ mood | amused ]

Episode 4 of our Podcast is now up on our Podcast page. Head there and download or subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes by going to Advance / Subscribe To Podcast and type in http://www.drivenfaroff.com/podcast/podcast.xml

We also have started posting our best of 2005 lists. Head on over to the site and post you favorites of 2005! We want to hear what you thought about this year!

Also come check us out on Frappr! Frappr is a Google Maps plugin where you can put in where you are from and add a message showing the world where all the Driven Far Off viewers are from. You can check that out at http://www.frappr.com/drivenfaroff

Be sure to enter out Taste Of Christmas, Relient K, & Sugarcult contests as well as it will be their last day up on the site!!

Happy Holidays to everyone from the Driven Far Off Crew!


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The Best of 2005 [12 Dec 2005|01:33am]
[ mood | artistic ]

We have started to post our best of 2005 lists over at www.drivenfaroff.com. Come on over and check them out and post your own as well so we know what you thought about this year! The lists can include anything like:

Top albums of the year
Best new band
Best tour
Most anticipated for 2006
Best movies

And anything else!

Let us know here!

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