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Bad Religion To Play Small Venue Shows Across North America

Punk rock heavyweights Bad Religion have previously announced that they will be making an appearance in Quebec’s Amnesia Rockfest this year. In addition to this, the band, together with Plague Vendor, have just announced that they will be playing various small venues across the Northeast and Canada during the same month. The band spent this […]

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Unveiled; AC/DC, Jack White and Drake to Headline

The beginning of January only signals that festival season is no longer lightyears away. Fueling the anticipation is today’s announcement of the full lineup for the annual Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, CA, which will take place during the second and third weekends of April (10-12, 17-19). Flocked by hundreds of thousands […]

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: 10 Cover Songs We Hope To Hear at Riot Fest Chicago

Nothing gets a festival crowd going like a good cover tune, so it’s no surprise that many of my favorite memories from Riot Fest 2013 involved covers. The festival opened on Friday afternoon with Hatebreed paying tribute to fallen Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman with their cover of “Ghosts of War,” during which Jamey Jasta made […]

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The Best Riot Fest Chicago After Parties

Riot Fest Chicago doesn’t have to end at 10 p.m. when the last band hits the closing note of the evening — no, the punk rock party scatters and moves throughout the city for various after parties and social events for you to attend at your pleasure. Sets from Mineral, The Get Up Kids, Rise […]

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Pennywise Announce New Album Set For July Release, Stream New Song

Earlier in the week, punk veterans Pennywise announced that their new studio album, Yesterdays, will be making landfall on July 15 via Epitaph Records. In anticipation, the four-piece offered fans a sneak peak of the release in the form of a new single titled “Violence Never Ending.” Stream the track in full at the bottom of […]

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The Offspring Announce ‘Smash’ 20th Anniversary Tour, Confirm Riot Fest Chicago Appearance

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Offspring‘s Smash, an album that has sold more than 12 million copies and remains the best selling independent record of all time. The band has already announced a massive vinyl/CD re-issue of the album that will be available in August, but now they’ve also announced the tour […]

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Bad Religion Rejoice, Cry Out “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”

Bad Religion have paid their dues several times over, with that “several” standing in for however many punk bands have formed since Bad Religion first burst into being. They release an album, usually ranging from “pretty good” to “great,” every two to three years. They tour regularly. Bad Religion can do whatever they damn well […]

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Riot Fest Announces Day-By-Day Lineups In Chicago

Riot Fest announced the day-by-day lineups for its Chicago, IL festival dates. The festival invites huge names including Fall Out Boy, Bad Religion, The Replacements, Andrew W.K., Blink-182, Rancid and so many more. It’s the can’t miss event of 2013. Click through the link provided to access ticket purchasing. Head through the jump to look […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Less Than Jake Discuss Their New Album and the State of Music

“HEY GIRLS! HEY GIRLLLL! ARE YOU THERE?” whispers Chris DeMakes, frontman of Less Than Jake as we begin our interview in the back on the band’s tour bus. Fortunately for my comfort’s sake, he was speaking directly into my audio recorder and assured me “I’m just making sure it’s working.” It was the first date […]

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Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]

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UTG TV: Boardroom Heroes Acoustic Session

DC-based punks Boardroom Heroes recently sat down with Tyler of our UTG TV staff and performed two of their songs acoustically, “Elephant” and “Not Hesitating.” Since being signed to Sinking Ship Records and playing Fest 11 in 2012, Boardroom Heroes have been steadily gaining a substantial following. Boardroom Heroes are gearing up to go on […]

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The Bronx To Fill In For Against Me!, Provide Support Alongside Polar Bear Club For Bad Religion’s Headlining Tour

We were bummed to learn on Monday that Against Me! needed to drop off their scheduled tour with Bad Religion and Polar Bear Club. It seems that the band couldn’t find a steady replacement drummer for their upcoming live gigs on top of needing to focus on finishing up their album. But the show will […]