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As the guys continue the signing, I'm introduced to a man named Dave Sherman who works for Living the Dream Foundation, an organization dedicated to making the dreams of children facing life-threatening afflictions come true. Rian is given a few free burrito gift cards from Chipotle with the message "Great tweeting with you." The rock 'n' roll dream. Each member stands a few yards from the other as kids who had paid like come up to each individual member for some one-on-one time. The entirety of Blink-182's plays over the loud speakers. Marnie the Dog decides to join in the fun and distracts some girls. Eventually the meet and greets wrap up and we end up relaxing in catering. It's time for part II of the meet and greets -- this one for the fan club. RD: There's this weird thing when people meet bands where they don't really talk, they just stand there and you're like, "Hey how are you?Alex Gaskarth was born on December 14, 1987 in Essex, England.He and his family moved to the United States when he was eight.
One kid says ATL were the first band he saw while in college and that he's graduating next week -- they'll be the last, too. A girl brings a One Direction shirt with Zayn Malik crossed out because Alex wore a similar one once. Today, he's here with Mariah, a teen with cystic fibrosis who is excited to meet Issues, a band opening the show. It's impressive that kids born in 1999 know the 1999 album so well. Rian even helps a fan take a photo with the Internet celebrity. After a few hours of sitting around (such is the life of a touring band), Jack makes a cocktail and tells us his friend Abigail is coming and that she really wants to meet Marnie the Dog. When All Time Low get on stage for their encore, they cover Green Day's "American Idiot" and Blink-182's "All the Small Things." They end their performance with their 2007 single "Dear Maria," a track that was recently certified platinum -- and one I especially like, for obvious reasons.
April 9th, 2016 Gaskarth married longtime girlfriend Lisa Ruocco.
Alex and guitarist, Jack Barakat, have a bromance known as Jalex, seeing as the two are very close friends.
Alex's older half brother, Tom Gaskarth, passed away a while back due to Alcohol abuse.
According to a Rocksound interview, Alex was 12 and Tom was 21 when he died. He even has a tattoo on his left hand of a rose dedicated to him.
If you're unfamiliar with ATL, well, it's time to get schooled: In pop punk world, like any other musical landscape, there's a canon. Drummer Rian Dawson and bassist Zack Merrick report for duty -- it’s always the percussion section doing the leg work, right? They're playing Dashboard Confessional's "Vindicated," a perfectly self-deprecating tune that gained popularity via the 2004 "Spider-Man 2" soundtrack. They begin to cover "Boys of Summer," but the Ataris version. "We used to have a band with the crew called the Crew Fighters. Kids have started requesting certain poses --squat poses, this pose, that pose.