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SURPRISE: Brian Marquis Drops ’90s-Influenced Cover EP

Brian Marquis, singer-songwriter bad-ass and head-dude-in-charge of the Vans Warped Tour‘s Acoustic Basement, gave the world a little, but nonetheless awesome, present this morning in the form of a ’90s cover EP. Premiering exclusively with Allston Pudding earlier today, the record contains renditions of famed tracks from Weezer, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Radiohead and Fiona […]

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Warped Tour Announces Acoustic Basement Lineup

We are only a few months away from the kickoff of this year’s Vans Warped Tour, which means a slew of artists are being added to the lineup every week. This week we get to find out the full lineup of the Acoustic Basement. There will be twelve artists performing in the tent, including Say […]

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UTG TV: Warped 2014 With Nick Santino

Earlier this year, UTG TV was able to sit down with Nick Santino and This Century on a frigid New York night. Fortunately, we were able to catch up and reconnect with Santino at Warped Tour in Wantagh, NY. Thankfully, this time it was a beautiful sunny day by the beach. Back in May, Nick […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: Brian Marquis Talks Vans Warped Tour’s Acoustic Basement

There’s no doubt Brian Marquis was one of the busiest men on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Guitarist of former post-hardcore powerhouse Therefore I Am gone folk singer-songwriter was only one of the many hats Marquis wore while on the tour. Not only did Marquis perform at the Acoustic Basement on a daily basis, he […]

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Following His Recent Hospitalization, Brian Marquis (ex-Therefore I Am) Departs From Warped Tour

Following Saturday’s news of Brian Marquis being struck by lightning during a flash flood at West Palm Beach’s Warped Tour date, the ex-Therefore I Am frontman has taken to his Facebook page to announce that he has decided to sit out on the remaining 5+ days of tour starting tomorrow. We here at UTG understand […]

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UTG TV: Warped With Brian Marquis

It is safe to say that Brian Marquis has paid his dues on Warped Tour. The multi-tasking man behind the Acoustic Basement stage has been spending the summer performing songs, running a stage, drinking whiskey and even battling lightning. Thank the music Gods that Marquis is safe after his run-in with electrocution, which is something […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Allison Weiss Talks ‘Say What You Mean’ and Warped Tour

Allison Weiss may just be the quirky and charismatic songwriter that Vans Warped Tour has been looking for, so it’s a good thing they snagged her for the Acoustic Basement Stage this summer. It appears as though she has the ability to cheerfully boost morale while maintaining a maturity and sincerity rarely found in an […]

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Warped Tour Announces Acoustic Basement Bands

One of the things that made the Vans Warped Tour of 2012 so memorable was the inclusion of the Acoustic Basement stage. The haven of shade and stripped-down sets makes its return this year, and with that comes in a slew of artists who are either branching out in their respective side projects or dedicated […]

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Acoustic Basement Tour Dates Announced, Geoff Rickly and Vinnie Caruana Headline

Way back in March, we found out that Warped Tour had a new acoustic stage called The Acoustic Basement. Now, the idea is going on tour separately, with Geoff Rickly (ex-vocalist for Thursday), Vinnie Caruana (singer for I am the Avalanche, Peace’d Out, and The Movielife), A Loss For Words, Koji, and Brian Marquis all […]

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Vinnie Caruana Performs The Movielife Track “Hey”

Punks In Vegas caught up with I Am The Avalanche frontman Vinnie Caruana as he performed a song from his old band (The Movielife) called “Hey.” I Am The Avalanche is only on Warped Tour for a short time so be sure to catch them. Please watch this incredible artist perform his older material after […]

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LIVE ACOUSTIC: Into It. Over It. – “Embracing Facts” & “Connecticut Steps”

Chicago, IL solo act Into It. Over It. (Evan Weiss) recently sat down with Punks In Vegas and played two songs acoustically. These stripped down versions of “Embracing Facts” and “Connecticut Steps” are absolutely GORGEOUS, but then again, he always sounds this fantastic. These two songs come off of Evan’s 2011 full length Proper, which […]