Major League Announces Retirement
On February 10, the alternative punk band Major League announced they will be retiring after playing together for five years. The band started playing together in Mantua Township, NJ in 2009. Since then, they’ve played in 26 countries, 48 states, and been on 29 tours. For the first few years of their career, the band played bright, energetic pop punk music with their singer Nick Trask.
Then, in 2014, the band parted ways with Trask and guitarist Brian Joyce took over lead vocals. Soon after that, they released their album There’s Nothing Wrong With Me, which features a darker yet just as inspirational sound. In 2015, the band played on the Vans Warped Tour, which served as a great way to promote their new album and the new sound that came with it.
Unfortunately, as seen by their status update earlier this month, even good things must come to a close. The band announced they will be going on one final tour this spring with the pop punk four-piece Forever Came Calling, a band they’ve been sharing the stage with since once of their first tours.
However, the band does not consider this a “break-up”, but rather a retirement, as there were hard no feelings (pun intended) involved with the decision, and the members are all still very close friends. They are choosing to view the end of their career in a positive light, as a celebration of the accomplishments and dreams they’ve achieved throughout their years as a pretty damn cool band.
Help Major League celebrate a successful and inspirational career by checking out their music here:
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