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Taking Back Sunday's triumphant Great South Bay show

Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper,

(Credit: Natalie Escobedo)

It’s only fitting that the Great South Bay Music Festival would draw its biggest crowd ever with Long Island’s biggest band.

Taking Back Sunday rose to the challenge of rocking the densely packed, capacity hometown crowd of 5,500 with a sneak preview of the Rockville Centre-based band’s upcoming tour that starts next month in Baltimore and ends in the United Kingdom in December to support...

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Intro 4.21.14: Videos from Static Jacks, Baths, Pet Shop Boys and more

The Static Jacks are, from left, Ian Devaney,

(Credit: Ben Rowland)

Static Jacks keep their “I’ll Come Back” promise, returning to Glasslands Friday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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STATIC JACKS, “I’ll Come Back.” At Glasslands Friday.HELLOGOODBYE,...

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Intro 4.14.14: Videos from Taking Back Sunday, Kid Ink, Betty Who and more

Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper,

(Credit: Natalie Escobedo)

Taking Back Sunday shows off songs from its new “Happiness Is . . .” album at Best Buy Theater Tuesday, Wednesday and April 21.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Taking Back Sunday debuts in Billboard Top 10

Taking Back Sunday, from left: bassist Shaun Cooper,

(Credit: Natalie Escobedo)

It’s a big week for Long Island artists on the Billboard charts.

For the week ending April 5, Rockville Centre-based Taking Back Sunday’s “Happiness Is …” (Hopeless) debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 and hit No. 1 on the Independent Albums chart.

Merrick-based I Am the Avalanche’s “Wolvernies” (I Surrender) debuted at No. 108, one notch ahead of Glen Cove's own  Ashanti’s “Braveheart”...

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Taking Back Sunday unveils tour, video

Band: Taking Back Sunday, formed in 1999

(Credit: Phillip Graybill)

        Taking Back Sunday will launch an international tour next month in England to promote its upcoming “Happiness Is” album, due out March 18.

        The Rockville Centre-based band will play Best Buy Theater on April 15 as part of the American leg of the tour, which they will co-headline with The Used. (UPDATE: They've...

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Intro 12.23.13: Videos from Pitbull, Zedd, Pretenders and more

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 04: Pitbull performs onstage

(Credit: Getty Theo Wargo)

Nothing says “Happy Holidays!” like Pitbull, right? Um, well, he’ll be shouting “Timber!” at least at Barclays Center Thursday.

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Intro 11.4.13: Videos from Taking Back Sunday, Eagles, James Blake and more

Taking Back Sunday -- Eddie Reyes, John Nolan,

(Credit: Phillip Graybill)

Taking Back Sunday returns for a homecoming show at Emporium Thursday, complete with singer Adam Lazzara whose prematurely born son has finally been discharged from the hospital. 

Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic.

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Watch Taking Back Sunday's new song 'Flicker Fade'

Band: Taking Back Sunday, formed in 1999

(Credit: Phillip Graybill)

 Taking Back Sunday is celebrating the launch of its fall tour this week by unveiling the live version of what should be their upcoming single “Flicker Fade.”

After seeing so many cellphone videos of the song online, the Rockville Centre-based band decided to post the version recorded at Starland Ballroom last month for broadcast by AXS.tv. “We're glad people are so enthusiastic and want...

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Taking Back Sunday sets fall tour, Emporium show

Taking Back Sunday -- Eddie Reyes, John Nolan,

(Credit: Phillip Graybill)

Taking Back Sunday is hitting the road for a fall tour, taking a break from work on their sixth studio album.

The Rockville Centre-based band will wrap up the month-long cross-country tour with a show at The Emporium in Patchogue on Nov. 7. Tickets are $29.50 and go on sale Friday at noon through Ticketfly.

The tour, featuring Polar Bear Club and Transit as openers, starts Oct. 11 in...

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