5 Bands Like We The Kings
The 5 bands like We The Kings are all American pop-punk bands that formed during high school and have a primary teen fan base. We The Kings is a pop-punk band formed in Bradenton, Florida while the members were in high school. Each band like We The Kings have released Billboard charting albums on well known record labels, had touring stints during Warped Tour, and toured alongside We The Kings.
- All Time Low. Forming in 2003, All Time Low is the most established band like We The Kings. Forming in 2003, the pop-punk band All Time Low was still in high school when they released their first album "The Party Scene" in 2005. Signing to Hopeless Records All Time Low's released their 2007 album "So Wrong, It's Right" which had their breakout song "Dear Maria, Count Me In" on it. Their 2009 album "Nothing Personal" landed at #4 on Billboard 200, and had three Billboard charting singles released from it, "Weightless", "“Damned If I Do Ya (Damned If I Don’t)", and "Lost In Stereo". All Time Low is a band so much like We The Kings, that in 2007 and 2009 the two bands toured together.
- The Maine. Pop-punk band The Maine hails from Phoenix, AZ and formed January of 2007. Like the band We The Kings, The Maine formed when they were in high school, and two members even graduated early so they could tour more. Releasing their debut album "Can't Stop Won't Stop" on Fearless Records, the album reached #40 on Billboard 200 chart. The Maine's 2010 album "Black & White" was released on Warner Bros. Records and reached #16 on Billboard 200 chart with the help of the singles "Inside Of You" and "Growing Up". We The Kings and The Maine toured together during Warped Tour 2008 and in the UK fall of 2008.
- The Cab. Forming in high school, The Cab is based out of Las Vegas, Nevada and are signed to Fueled By Ramen subsidiary Decaydance Records. Releasing their debut album "Whisper War" in 2008 and reached #1 on Billboard Top Heatseekers chart. The Cab's song "Bounce" drove the band to popularity as did their cover of Rihanna's "Disturbia" from the "Punk Goes Pop 2" compellation album. The bands similarity to We The Kings led to touring together in 2009, and both bands played during the 2010 Warped Tour.
- Mayday Parade. Hailing from Tallahassee, Florida, Mayday Parade formed from members of the bands, Kid Named Chicago and Defining Moment. Support from both bands fan base helped Mayday Parade sell over 10,000 EPs without the backing of a label. Fearless Records signed Mayday Parade, and put out their debut full length album "A Lesson in Romantics" on July 10, 2007. Mayday Parade's second full length album "Anywhere but Here" was released via Atlantic Records in 2009. The album reached #31 on Billboard 200 chart and spawned the singles, "The Silence" and "Kids in Love". Mayday Parade is like We The Kings because they are also an all male pop-punk band which sound so much a like they co-headlined the 2010 Take Action Tour together.
- Every Avenue. Forming out of Marysville, Michigan in 2003, Every Avenue is another pop-punk all male band like We The Kings. Every Avenue self-released two EP's before signing with Fearless Records in 2007. In February 2008, Every Avenue released the full length album "Shh. Just Go with It" which peaked at #27 on Billboard Heatseekers chart. Every Avenue covered Eddie Money's song "Take Me Home Tonight" for the "Punk Goes Classic Rock" compilation album. The bands sophomore album "Picture Perfect" which charted #2 on Billboard Heatseekers. Every Avenue and We The Kings both had touring stints during Warped Tour 2008, and Warped Tour 2009.