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Ben DeHan Looks Back, Writes Personal Letter to Himself with ‘Broken Bones’

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There are times when a band’s songwriter comes up with music so personal, it defies categorization to the point that it doesn’t quite fit under the band’s moniker. This is the way Ben DeHan, approaches all of his songwriting, and it’s the reason that he releases music under his own name. After a stretch playing with American Diary and a subsequent hiatus, DeHan returned with a newfound energy as a solo artist. Since then, he and his wife, collaborator and cellist, Lauren have worked hard to establish the authenticity and versatility of their pop-punk act. Learn more about the duo’s journey and new EP with contributing writer Charlie Maybee.

“The Dream” by Ben DeHan Kicks of New Music Friday 10/14

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Recent Articles Baltimore pop-punk alumnus Ben DeHan of American Diary renown documents his return to his roots with “The Dream” in this week’s New Music Friday. We’ll also be checking out music from Mike Freund, The Horn, Dead Posey, Jonathan Sparks, Phil., and Courtney McKenna. Just like you’ve come to expect, every single one of […]

Ben DeHan Transparently Shares “The Dream”

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Recent Articles Warped Tour alumni Ben DeHan encourages listeners to pursue their vision for life on their own terms in his latest single, “The Dream” from his forthcoming EP, Blank Check produced by Sam Pura of State Champs and Story So Far fame. Photo By: David LaMason @dangermaus (IG) Design by #slimedesign Ben DeHan, former […]

Ben DeHan Breaks Down and Builds Up in “Comeback Kid” Music Video

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More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill I cried while watching this video. As an older musician whose hopes and dreams for a career in music were schooled on the reality of balancing full time musicianship with family, I strongly empathize with DeHan’s music and the journey he has had and undertaken over two decades.  […]

Ben DeHan is Clearly the “Comeback Kid” with Latest Single and Upcoming Tour

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Formerly of Baltimore-based pop-punk and 2008 Warped Tour band American Diary, Ben DeHan is debuting the first single, “Comeback Kid” from his forthcoming Blank Check EP, produced by Sam Pura (State Champs, The Story So Far). Influenced lyrically by Blink 182, Brand New, and Green Day, “Comeback Kid” is […]

Ben DeHan ‘Woke Up’ with Latest Single

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Ben DeHan made his way into the hearts of fans as a member of Baltimore-based rock band American Diary in 2006. With the release of their sophomore album in 2008, The Brightest Colors, came the opportunity to undertake over 44,000 miles of national touring, which also included the band’s […]

BCA Ben DeHan Standard Postcard

Tara Demers of Bad Crystal Art took on the task of putting her signature style on a photograph of Washington DC metro area musician Ben DeHan. These postcards are made from thick high-quality matte paper, so they serve as a great addition to a gift or just a thoughtful written note to a friend. • […]

BCA Ben DeHan Unisex Hoodie

Tara Demers of Bad Crystal Art took on the task of putting her signature style on a photograph of Washington DC metro area musician Ben DeHan. Who knew that the softest hoodie you’ll ever own comes with such a cool design. You won’t regret buying this classic streetwear piece of apparel with a convenient pouch […]