Fight Fair

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Fight Fair!
Origin San Diego, California, United States
Genres Pop punk, easycore
Years active 2009-2011
Labels Triple Crown Records, In-n-Out Records
Associated acts Seeing Means More, The Boys After, xfashionx

Fight Fair was a pop punk band from San Diego, California, that was also based out of San Francisco, California from 2008-2011. They were signed to Triple Crown Records. They released their debut EP titled "Settle The Score" in 2008[1][2] Their debut full-length "California Kicks" was released June 29, 2010 while performing on the 2010 Vans Warped Tour.


Fight Fair spawned in the infamous 'San Diego State University party scene'. Lead vocalist Bigman describes the band's sound as “uplifting and positive while maintaining the aggressive sound we grew up with"[3] " Bigman is known for blurring the lines between hardcore punk and pop, widely credited with coining the term "yerb," a term used to differentiate modern, mainstream screamo and underground, DIY screamo.[4] Bigman and guitarist Evan Henkel was also known in the DIY screamo and hardcore punk scene for their former band Seeing Means More,[5] and for Bigman being a featured vocalist on influential post-hardcore/screamo band Loma Prieta's song, entitled Apparition, the final track off their 2010 album, Life/Less.


During the formation of the band, there were a few member changes. On September 17, 2008, it was announced that the band had signed to Triple Crown Records.[6] On September 19, Fight Fair was involved in a van and trailer accident on the border of Oregon and Washington which caused severe damage to their van, trailer and equipment. The band spent the next few days in Portland, Oregon raising money through Myspace and PayPal to fix some damages in order to make it home before Christmas. On November 12, "Pop Rocks" and "Brain Freeze!" were posted on the group's PureVolume account. A remixed and remastered version of Settle the Score was released through Triple Crown Records on November 18. It included three additional tracks.[7]

In early 2009, they supported The Bigger Lights on a U.S. tour along with Thieves and Villains, which they later ended finished home co-headlining with School Boy Humor. Soon after they participated with 5 dates supporting Valencia with Houston Calls for the "Say No To Neon Tour". On April 7, a music video was released for "Pop Rocks".[8] Later from May 2, 2009 to May 28, 2009 they supported Amber Pacific alongside Houston Calls and Farewell on a 24-date stint around the United States. In support of the tour, Gibson Guitars gave away an Epiphone acoustic guitar, signed by all four bands.

In 2009, the band recorded their first full-length album, "California Kicks", with producers Mike Green and Brian Grider. The record was released June 29, 2010. After tracking the record they went straight into a tour with Breathe Carolina, Cash Cash, Stephen Jerzak and Kill Paradise called the EZ BRONZ TOUR' 09. A full U.S. tour from November 4, 2009 to December 12, 2009.

Fight Fair played the entire 2010 Warped Tour from June 24 to August 15,[9] performing on the Skull Candy Stage. Fight Fair released "California Kicks" on the 2010 Vans Warped Tour. It was released while the tour was in the city of Phoenix, Arizona.

They recorded their final EP "Broken" with producer Sam Pura. It was released digitally May 17, 2011.





  • California Kicks (2010)


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  2. ^ "Fight Fair Pre-Orders Go Live - News Article" Check |url= value (help). AbsolutePunk#net. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ Un. "Fight Fair | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace#com. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ #"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-08. Retrieved 2010-05-11.  #
  5. ^ US. "Seeing Means More#RIP# | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace#com. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  6. ^ "Triple Crown signs Fireworks and Fight Fair!". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. September 17, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Fight Fair post two new tracks". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. November 12, 2008. Retrieved July 27, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Fight Fair post "Pop Rocks" video". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. April 7, 2009. Retrieved August 8, 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Dillinger Escape Plan, Every Time I Die, Suicide Silence Confirmed For Vans Warped Tour". December 19, 2009. Retrieved July 13, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Poseur Ink — Winter Bloo". Retrieved 2012-01-29. 

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