Fan-Army-FTW Tag Archive

Fan Army Manifesto: 30 Seconds To Mars’ “Echelon”

Posted June 13

For many super fans, loving a band is anything but a phase. It’s a way of life, it’s a guiding force, it’s — in many ways — like visiting an Olive Garden: When you’re here, you’re family. Such is the way with Echelon, a.k.a. fans of the Jared Leto-fronted band 30 Seconds to Mars.

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Fan Army Manifestos: Taylor Swift’s “Swifties”/”Taylor Nation”

Posted June 12

Being a member of a Fan Army isn’t always about wanting to stalk and marry one’s favorite band. No, often, Armies see their obsession of choice as an inspiration — a great big shining ball of perfect amazingness that they worship like a deity, taking each word that falls from that musician’s glossed lips as the honeyed wisdom of the divine. Such is the case with country singer Taylor Swift’s fan army, who call themselves both “Swifties” and “Taylor Nation.”

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Fan Army Manifestos: One Direction’s “Directioners”

Posted June 11

Everyone has that one band: the band that seems to see into your very soul, the band that sends you into dance-like convulsions every time one of their tunes come on, the band whose very smile would render you a gibbering mass of goo, congealing — heart eviscerated — on your bedroom floor. For a group of fans called “The Directioners” that act is British boy band One Direction.

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Glamberts: Adam Lambert Has a Message For You

Posted May 30

The O Music Awards have officially kicked off and the race is ON for the title of Fan Army FTW. The other week, a very famous crooner — and Fan Army leader — dropped in over here at OMA HQ, so we decided to hit him up for a personalized message to his fans. So, without further ado, we give you… Adam Lambert.

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Tune In To Our Record-Breaking Dance Party & We Might Uncap Voting

Posted October 28

We see you out there folks, voting and voting until your fingers cramp up and your brain turns to mush — or, at least, until you hit your daily voting cap. Well, compadres, we’re prepared to reward your intense dedication — by letting you vote even more.

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