The Skinny: Is touring awesome? Yes, but it can also be full of horrible moments, smells, sights, sounds, and so on. We Tourpedoed Louis Miceli, lead singer of the Iselin, NJ-based, Rise Record post-hardcore band, Palisades, during the Toronto stop of this year’s Vans Warped Tour and he shared with us what the band’s bus smells like, among other things.


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