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State Champs Interview about a Dead Microphone and Awkward Silence – Gear Gone Wild #004

Gear Gone Wild video interview with Tyler Szalkowski, lead guitarist of the Pure Noise Records’ pop punk band State Champs.



Pure Noise Records’ Albany, NY-based pop punk band State Champs have been touring as part of this year’s Vans Warped Tour and we recently got some interview time with lead guitarist Tyler Szalkowski. In this Gear Gone Wild segment Tyler shares some awkward on-stage moments.

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