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Attention Starved Death Grips Never Planned To Perform At Shows

Death Grips have the “Attention Starved Whores Who Will Do Anything In The Realm Of The Bizarre Of The Year” award clinched. They were supposed to perform at a Lollapalooza aftershow last week, but bailed and had a suicide note put on screen as their music played lightly in the background instead. Yesterday, other promoters […]

Man Overboard 2011

REVIEW: Man Overboard – Man Overboard

Artist: Man Overboard Album: Man Overboard Label: Rise Genre: Pop Punk For New Jersey’s Man Overboard, last year’s Real Talk gained plenty of attention and praise. After all it proved to a consicse collection of straight-up pop-punk songs. One year on, and the now five-piece (guitarist Wayne Wildrick re-joined the band earlier this year,) have […]

the tired and true

UTG STREAM: The Tired And True – Haunts EP

At this point I think it’s safe to say that 2011 has been the year of pop punk. From the rise of The Wonder Years to the national spotlight, to the signing of A Loss For Words and Man Overboard, this genre has become the hot commodity amongst the alternative music scene and we couldn’t […]

Free Defend Pop Punk Summer mixtape

Tracklist: Intro Senses Fail – Headed West from The Fire Man Overboard – Melanie, Video Games and A Slight Fear of Flying from The Human Highlight Reel Basement – White Elephant from Songs About The Weather Daytrader – Kill My Compass from The Last Days Of Rome The Wonder Years – Don’t Let Me Cave […]


REVIEW: Man Overboard – The Human Highlight Reel

“I’m fairly open-minded about most music that I listen to, but when it comes to pop-punk, I’m very discerning, and this band has broken through my jaded exterior, and has earned my rare seal of approval for pop punk albums. The Human Highlight Reel may not earn the legendary status of albums like The Get Up Kid’s Something To Write Home About, if only due to the timing within the ever changing music scene, but it is certainly very impressive, and contains a degree of originality that seems to be so limited in this genre.”

FREE DOWNLOAD: Man Overboard – Live At Leeds

Man Overboard are giving away an entire live album to any fan willing to promote them via Twitter or sign up for their newsletter. Click here access your copy of Live At Leeds. If you haven’t fallen for this band yet, NOW IS THE TIME! #defendpoppunk


Review: Man Overboard – Real Talk

…Man Overboard does not only defend the liveliness of the pop punk community but also proves to be one of the most exciting acts in the scene today…