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Pop punk band

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Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Claim to fame :

Single "Misery Business" from album "Riot!" (2007)


Paramore are a rock band coming from Franklin, Tennessee which were formed in 2004 with Hayley Williams as a lead singer and keyboardist, Josh Farro as a lead guitarist and backing vocalist, Jeremy Davis as a bass guitarist, and Zac Farro as a drummer. They were then joined by Hayley's neighbor Jason Bynum as a rhythm guitarist. Over the following years, they started performing at venues outside the greater Nashville area, including singing at several concert festivals "Purple Door" and "Warped Tour".

Wanting to step further into the music industry, Paramore sent a demo to John Janick, CEO and co-founder of the music label, Fueled by Ramen. John was amazed by their rock sounds and decided to go to one of their live performances at Taste of Chaos in Orlando, Florida to see them singing live. Finding their shining musical talents, John invited them for a smaller private performance and signed them to the label in April 2005.

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Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Turned Into Punk Song in Paramore's 'Misery Business' Mash-Up

July 09, 2015 04:47:49 GMT

now has "Bad Blood" with , thanks to producer Raheem D. The U.K.-based producer recently mashed up the country-turned-pop diva's latest "" single with the band's "Misery Business", and the result is just amazing.

Paramore Teams Up With Joy Williams for 'Hate to See Your Heart Break' Video

November 25, 2014 08:24:55 GMT

recently recorded a new version of "Hate to See Your Heart Break" with Joy Williams, best known for her work as member, for the reissue of their 2013 self-titled album. The band has now premiered the song's accompanying music video.

Paramore's Hayley Williams to Accept Billboard Women in Music' First-Ever Trailblazer Award

November 15, 2014 04:46:27 GMT

Another honoree for the 2014 Billboard Women in Music Awards was announced on Friday, November 14. is set to accept the Trailblazer award at the ninth annual event scheduled to take place in New York City on December 12.

Video: Paramore Dedicates 'Last Hope' to Robin Williams During Denver Concert

August 16, 2014 02:57:57 GMT

paid a musical tribute to at their recent concert in Denver. The rock band performed their song "Last Hope" and dedicated it to the actor/comedian who killed himself earlier this week.

Video: A Skunk Interrupts Paramore's Concert

July 14, 2014 08:00:41 GMT

A skunk unexpectedly made an appearance at 's recent concert and prompted the band to pause their performance. The group had just started singing their "The Only Exception" when vocalist noticed something might have happened in the crowd.

Video: Paramore Performs Hit 'Ain't It Fun' on 'Good Morning America'

June 14, 2014 01:59:55 GMT

rocked the stage of "" Summer Concert Series on Friday morning, June 13. Braving the rain, the band treated the crowd who packed New York's Central Park with biggest hits from their new and old albums.

Paramore Sets Various World Records in 'Ain't It Fun' Music Video

January 30, 2014 08:24:28 GMT

has a lot of fun in the music video for their "Ain't It Fun". The clip, which finally arrived three months after the band scrapped the earlier version, shows , Taylor York and Jeremy Davis setting new ridiculous world records.

Fall Out Boy and Paramore Announce Dates for Summer Tour 'Monumentour'

January 10, 2014 06:20:47 GMT

and are embarking on a tour called "Monumentour" this summer. The two bands made the exciting announcement and revealed the dates for the upcoming shows in a clip posted on YouTube on Thursday, January 9.

Paramore Drops 'Daydreaming' Music Video

November 06, 2013 04:52:22 GMT

has released the official music video for their new single, "Daydreaming". Arriving via MSN on Tuesday, October 5, the new clip features some behind-the-scenes shots from the group's recent two-night concert at London's Wembley Arena.

Paramore Reveals North American Tour Dates

July 23, 2013 09:24:08 GMT

has announced that they will embark on a string of tour dates this fall. Canadian indie-rockers and Californian pop band are going to support the Tennessee rockers' "The Self-Titled Tour", which is set to kick off on October 15 at Seattle's Key Arena.

Paramore Premieres 'Anklebiters' Music Video

June 26, 2013 03:13:19 GMT

The pop-punk trio of premieres their brand new music video for "Anklebiters", a track off their latest self-titled album. It's bundled along with four other tracks on side C of their LP along with "Interlude: Holiday", "Proof", "Hate to See Your Heart Break" and "Still Into You", for which they released a fun music video back in April where they did stuff like riding BMX bikes and lighting off fireworks.

Paramore Lands First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

April 18, 2013 05:56:41 GMT

Six debuts mark this week's Billboard 200 results, with the best one being 's self-titled new album which rakes in 106,000 units in record sales to give the rock group its first ever No. 1 LP on the album chart. The rock trio narrowly edges out the second best debut posted by country crooner 's "", which sold a hundred thousand copies.

Paramore Premieres 'Still Into You' Music Video

April 09, 2013 09:30:35 GMT

As the trio of releases their self-titled fourth studio album today, they also premiere their new music video to track "Still Into You". The song is contained on Side C of their new double-vinyl LP which was posted online by the band last April 3 and released together with the four other tracks "Anklebiters", "Interlude: Holiday", "Proof" and "Hate to See Your Heart Break".

Paramore Unveils Side A of Their Self-Titled New Album

April 03, 2013 06:27:45 GMT

It's still a few more days before the April 8 release of their self-titled fourth studio album, but the trio of has decided to post online the first side of their new LP. Apparently, they plan to share all four sides of their double-vinyl LP over the course of the week. Side A of the album boasts four new tracks "Fast in My Car", "Grow Up", "Daydreaming" and the January-released single, "Now".

Paramore Reveals North American Tour Dates

January 29, 2013 06:59:06 GMT

To support their much-anticipated self-titled album set to be released on April 9, will go on their first North American tour since 2010. The announcement by the rock band from Franklin, Tennessee comes on the heels of the recent release of their brand new song "Now".

Audio: Paramore Unveil New Single 'Now'

January 22, 2013 08:01:49 GMT

have just released their brand new song "Now" off their much-anticipated self-titled album consisting of seventeen new tracks which will be released on April 9. The trio, lead vocalist , bassist Jeremy Davis and guitarist Taylor York, have unveiled the first track from their forthcoming fourth album, which will follow up their 2009 studio release "", their highest-charting album to-date.

Paramore Announce Self-Titled New Album Set for April 9, 2013

December 07, 2012 04:09:25 GMT

Two years after the dramatic departure of the Farro brothers, announce the release of their brand new album. "With the most pride and passion we could ever possibly express, we would like to announce that this album, our fourth freaking album... Will be self-titled, ''," they say in a blog post on their official website.

Paramore Debut 'In the Mourning' From 'Singles Club'

December 06, 2011 08:07:22 GMT

The third and final track from 's "Singles Club" series has been unleashed. In the song titled "In the Mourning", the band fronted by ditch their signature pop/rock sound and lean more into bluegrass-country tune.

Paramore Release Second Song 'Hello Cold World' From 'Singles Club'

November 08, 2011 03:13:45 GMT

have made public a new song called "Hello Cold World". The band fronted by release the song as a second offering from their "Singles Club" series which is a way of getting a trio of songs directly to the Paramore family.

2011 MTV European Music Awards Nominees Are Here

September 19, 2011 17:20:27 GMT

has a big chance to shine at this year's MTV European Music Awards for she's nominated in six categories. The American singer is vying for Best Female, Best Live, Best Pop, Best Song for "Born This Way", Best Video for "Born This Way" and Biggest Fans.

Video: Paramore Showcase New Song 'Renegade' Live in Concert

September 09, 2011 01:29:33 GMT

gave their devotees a special treat when performing at New York's Terminal 5 on September 7. and her two bandmates performed a never-before-heard song called "Renegade" during the Wednesday gig.

Paramore's Music Video for 'Monster' Arrives in Full

July 18, 2011 08:57:29 GMT

's music video in support of their newest single "Monster" has been made available for fans' viewing pleasure. The clip follows , Taylor York and Jeremy Davis being trapped in a building with their aggressive "monsters" on the other side of the room.

Paramore's 'Monster' Music Video Get Official Trailer

July 16, 2011 03:04:48 GMT

get ready to release a music video for "Monster", their first official single as a trio. In anticipation of the video premiere, the band dropped an official trailer which sees , Taylor York and Jeremy Davis floating on the water.

Paramore's 'Monster' From 'Transformers 3' Arrives in Full

June 04, 2011 01:04:15 GMT

release a "Monster" song on June 3 as their first official release as a trio. Being recorded for "" soundtrack, it carries aggressive tone with solid hook which hardly makes the song a disappointment. The mood is set right from the beginning when the distant guitar sound is played and the tight drum-smacking sound follows.

Paramore Preview 'Transformers 3' Soundtrack, to Unleash It in Full on June 3

May 28, 2011 03:08:05 GMT

have a new song coming, and they are sharing it to their devotees in a snippet. Titled "Monster", the fresh material was recorded for "" soundtracks. Their first official release since the departure of Josh and Zac Farro, it's set to make its way out for full stream on June 3 and for digital download 4 days later.

Paramore Host Massive Memorabilia Sale to Raise Money for Japan

April 01, 2011 02:06:33 GMT

Rockers are set to host a massive memorabilia sale to raise money for aid efforts in Japan. The Paramore Yard Sale will feature more than 60 items, including musical equipment, clothes and accessories, and all the proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross to help in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the country on March 11.

Shooting Investigation Into Ashley Cole Is Dropped

March 11, 2011 01:50:38 GMT

Police in the U.K. have dropped an investigation into British singer 's ex-husband after he accidentally shot a soccer club intern with an air rifle. Sports star , who plays for London soccer giant Chelsea F.C., wounded work experience staffer Tom Cowan at the team's training ground in Surrey, England in February.

Julie Taymor Quits Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Musical Director

March 10, 2011 08:51:35 GMT

Julie Taymor has stepped down as director of Broadway's "Spider-Man" musical as producers prepare to make "significant" revisions to the troubled show.

Late A.J. Jewell's Teenage Daughter Was Shot

March 10, 2011 08:50:23 GMT

The teenage daughter of late reality TV star A.J. Jewell is fighting for her life in hospital after she was shot on Wednesday, March 9. Jewell's 15-year-old daughter Asheley underwent emergency surgery following a "road rage incident" in Atlanta, Georgia.

Josh Farro Enjoys Life After Breaking Up From Paramore

March 10, 2011 08:45:21 GMT

Rocker Josh Farro is delighted he quit last year because life away from the band is "great". The guitarist and his brother, drummer Zac Farro, walked out on the rock group after a show in December, blaming their tense relationship with frontwoman .

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