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Skate And Surf Festival Confirms First Artist For 2015 Edition

We love Skate and Surf Festival here at UTG, and we’re eagerly anticipating details on next year’s edition of the fest. Today, the people behind the festival have revealed the first artist playing in 2015: Dropkick Murphys. Presumably one of the headliners, Dropkick Murphys are a big acquisition for the New Jersey punk music festival; this year […]


UTG PHOTOS: Skate And Surf Festival 2014

If you’re a regular viewer of Under The Gun Review, I’m sure you’ve seen the wave of interviews we’ve been providing over the past week. At Skate And Surf, we had sit-downs with the likes of Fucked Up, Citizen, Knuckle Puck, Front Porch Step, Bellwether, Hidden In Plain View and Animals As Leaders. We decided […]

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Celebrate On The Beach With The Bouncing Souls

Who is getting tired of hearing about these album anniversaries? Here’s a real anniversary: The Bouncing Souls are turning 25 years old. Yes, that is true. The Souls have been a band for two years longer than I’ve been alive and I say “hooray” to that! After two and a half decades and nine full […]


UTG TV: Bellwether Vocalist Stars In The World’s First Surrey Cart Interview

At this year’s Skate and Surf Festival, we teamed up with our buddy over at Phlavor to bring you perhaps the most ridiculous interview that I’ve ever conducted. Ladies, gentlemen, children of all ages, I’m confident to say that this may be the first ever band interview to be conducted on a moving surrey. Yes, […]


The Bamboozle Festival Will Not Return In 2013

Earlier this year, we reported that The Bamboozle Festival would not be returning to Asbury Park in New Jersey in 2013. At the time, we thought it was an indication that the festival was moving to the other side of the country. This no longer seems to be the case. After not turning a profit […]


Bamboozle Avoiding Asbury Park

Rock festival Bamboozle is not going to be held at Asbury Park, concert producer Live Nation has confirmed. Live Nation will continue to hold shows there, but Bamboozle failed to turn a profit in 2012 being held in Asbury. This comes as a big surprise, as last year’s festival surpassed 90,000 attendees. “Live Nation has […]

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Bamboozle Adds More Artists

The Bamboozle Festival has unveiled 3 artists performing and UTG is excited to bring them to you right here! Incubus, Skrillex and Mac Miller have all been confirmed to grace the stages from May 18 through the 20 at Asbury Park, NJ. Are you excited for the newly announced talent?! Please let us know by […]

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The Afghan Whigs Reunite For Two 2012 Performances

Legendary 90’s rock group The Afghan Whigs have announced plans to reunite for two performances in 2012. Announced just this morning, the performances will take place in London (May 27) and Asbury Park, New Jersey (September 22) as part of I’ll Be Your Mirror events. You can view full lineups for these events, as well […]

Bruce Springsteen gives back

The heart and soul of New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen, gave a very, very special performance for charity last night and Rolling Stone was on hand to capture all the action. Find out what made the night so special, here.

Frank Turner covers “Thunder Road” live

Lucero and Frank Turner decided to play a free show last night at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Shortly after Lucero ended their set, Turner came back on stage to belt out his rendition of famous Asbury icon Bruce Springsteen’s classic “Thunder Road”. Check out the video after the jump!

Athletics sign and release Why Aren’t I Home?

Just recently signed to Deep Elm Records, post-rock quintet Athletics, from Asbury Park, NJ released ‘Why Aren’t I Home?’ yesterday. [UTG] highly recommends buying this release so go check it out after the jump!