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Whether you know this post-hardcore outfit as Give Up the Ghost or by their original name, American Nightmare, you can't deny that they can put on a knockout show. Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, American Nightmare has been rocking out on stages around the world since 1998, and they are gearing up for one of their most highly anticipated shows yet! On January 4th, 2015, American Nightmare (now known as Give Up the Ghost) will be bringing their biggest punk rock hits to the iconic El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, and you definitely don't want to miss this red-hot show! When your favorite post-hardcore group steps out on stage at the El Rey theatre, make sure that you are in the audience by relying on StubHub for tickets!

Thanks to StubHub, you can score tickets to the hottest rock shows of the year, which means that you could have your American Nightmare tickets in just a few quick clicks on your computer! Don't miss out on seeing American Nightmare in concert and make your way to StubHub as soon as possible!

American Nightmare Background

Tim Cossar and Wesley Eisold are at the heart of American Nightmare. These two musicians first met up with Azy Relph and Jesse Van Deist in the late 1990s, and this quartet decided to form a band. With their mutual love for post-hardcore rock, the four-piece recorded a demo tape in 1999 and immediately hit the touring road heavily. No matter where they were performing, American Nightmare never failed to wow their fans with their electrifying and high-energy shows. To this day, Give Up the Ghost always knows exactly how to impress their fans and pump up a crowd. In 2001, American Nightmare released their debut album, Background Music, under Equal Vision Records. As soon as it went public, music critics and fans started raving about the catchy and edgy hardcore punk sound, and American Nightmare quickly became one of the most talked about new bands on the post-hardcore scene.

Shortly afterward, American Nightmare changed their name to Give Up the Ghost due to legal reasons, and they released their second full-length album, We're Down Til We're Underground, which featured more of an experimental vibe than their first album. In 2004, Give Up the Ghost announced a sudden and devastating hiatus, citing "health and personal reasons" for the out-of-the-blue split. The band's various members went on to work on different projects, becoming part of bands like Head Automatica, the Hope Conspiracy, Ye Olde Maids, and more. After a long hiatus, Give Up the Ghost finally announced that it would reunite in 2011, much to the excitement of their loyal fan base.

In December 2011, Give Up the Ghost played two reunion shows, and since then the beloved post-hardcore outfit has continued to play a handful of shows every year. Whether they are playing a show in New York City, Chicago, or Los Angeles, you can always expect Give Up the Ghost to pack the house with excited punk rock fans. After all, Give Up the Ghost doesn't go on full-fledged tours anymore, so seeing them in concert is a rare and special treat for any of their fans. If you want to snag a spot in the audience at one of their upcoming shows, all you have to do is head to StubHub, where you can find all of the year's hottest concert tickets in just a few short minutes. Don't miss out on seeing Give Up the Ghost rock out on stage in LA and grab your tickets right here on StubHub!

Greatest Hits

American Nightmare/Give Up the Ghost has released two highly acclaimed albums: Background Music (2001) and We're Down Til We're Underground (2003). They have also released several EPs and compilations, as well as some phenomenally popular tracks. Some of their most adored songs include hardcore puunk athems like "AM/PM", "Since Always", "We Killed It", "Postmark My Compass", "You and Me", and "Dead and Gone".

Give Up the Ghost has an undeniably infectious repertoire of hardcore punk songs, and now you could catch them performing live in concert thanks to StubHub!


In 2007, members of Give Up the Ghost accused Fall Out Boy of stealing lyrics from their band's lyricist, Wes Eisold. The case was ultimately settled outside of the courts, and Wes received credits on Fall Out Boy's albums, From Under the Cork Tree and Infinity on High.

The Experience

Are you ready for a gritty, high-energy, and exciting hardcore punk show? Then make sure that you have your tickets to see American Nightmare, aka Give Up the Ghost. This beloved band first exploded onto the scene in the early 2000s, and even though they only play a few shows a year now, they still know how to sell out a venue. Don't miss out and grab your American Nightmare tickets on StubHub while you still can!

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02 Jan 2015
Jan 02, 2015 8:00 PM
Webster Hall
New York, NY
8:00 p.m. EST
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04 Jan 2015
Jan 04, 2015 8:00 PM
El Rey Theatre (LA)
Los Angeles, CA
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