Fueled By Ramen recording group Paramore has announced a thrilling array of upcoming events, all leading up to the release of their massively anticipated new album. "PARAMORE" arrives everywhere at long last on April 9th.

Paramore will herald the new album with a major live performance at the 2013 South by Southwest® Music & Media Conference (SXSW®) in Austin, Texas – the band's first visit to the annual festival in half a decade.  The band will be among the superstar acts performing at "The Warner Sound Captured By Nikon," Nikon Inc. and the Warner Music Group's all-star residency at the Belmont Austin, with their headline appearance slated for Wednesday, March 13th at 12:10 am (CST). Fans outside of Austin can catch the festivities – as well as showcase sets from Tegan & Sara, Kitten, The Rubens, Skaters, and Fueled By Ramen's own twenty one pilots – via an exclusive live stream at the Warner Music Group's premium YouTube channel, "The Warner Sound" ( For additional news and information, please visit and

To commemorate the SXSW performance, the GRAMMY®-nominated band's extraordinary back catalogue new mastered for iTunes, ensuring the delivery of the music to listeners with increased audio fidelity, more closely replicating what the artists, recording engineers, and producers intended.  The classic albums – including 2005's "ALL WE KNOW IS FALLING," 2007's RIAA platinum certified "RIOT!," and 2009's chart-topping "brand new eyes" – are on sale now on the iTunes Store at Paramore's first all-new release in more than three years, "PARAMORE" is also available now for preorder via the iTunes Store, the official Fueled By Ramen webstore,, and Paramore's own

Paramore's new single "Now" has quickly risen to the top 15 on Alternative airplay charts nationwide and continues to ascend.  In addition, the "Now" companion video – directed by award-winning filmmaker/dancer Daniel Cloud Campos – recently had its worldwide MTV premiere and is currently in rotation on all MTV platforms. The clip is also receiving heavy play at Fuse, Nickelodeon, and recently premiered on VH1's Top 20 Music Video Countdown. "Now" also set YouTube on fire, earning over 850,000 views in less than 48 hours after its premiere. The clip has since drawn more than 3.5 million individual views and counting at Paramore's official YouTube channel,

"Now" has also reaped considerable critical applause, with Entertainment Weekly awarding it an "A-," noting that its "driving buzz-saw guitars and (the) spunky-urgent defiance of Hayley Williams' shout are just disruptive enough to yank you out of your boring suspenders-folk coma and into and old-fashioned mosh pit."  "Part No Doubt," declared People, "part Yeah Yeah Yeahs, all rad."

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