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Riot Fest Lineups Coming Next Week, Chicago Venue Announced

With all the summer festival announcements as of late, there has been a clear absence of updates from the Riot Fest team. The 2014 schedule came out during the second week of May last year, but the crew behind the multi-city event needed a little more time before revealing the 2015 installment, which will again […]

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Alkaline Trio To Continue ‘Past Live’ Tour in 2015

Back in October, Alkaline Trio announced a string of shows that had them play all eight of their studio albums in four nights in three cities, which included Los Angeles, Chicago and Brooklyn. But don’t fear, Trio fans, the band will be doing it again in 2015. The band announced today that ‘Past Live’ will […]

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Song Of The Week: In The Whale – “Ride”

Denver rock duo In The Whale have spent 2014 becoming one of the most closely watched buzz bands in the world of rock. Now, following the release of two killer EPs and numerous nationwide tours, the band have shared a new track that rips like no other single in recent memory. I know not everyone […]

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In The Whale Update “Ride” To Support The Denver Broncos

We said this a lot in our review of Riot Fest Denver, but In The Whale are quickly becoming our favorite unsigned band in the entire world. Their unique take on rock and roll is incredibly exhilarating, and their live show cannot be topped. Today, the Colorado natives surprised fans by sharing an updated version […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Riot Fest Denver (Days 2 & 3)

I was so proud of myself for waking up the morning after my first night at Riot Fest Denver and cranking out my review of ‘Day 1’ that I believed wholeheartedly I would be able to repeat that act the following two days. “I’ll be the first to press ‘post’ out of every journalist there,” […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Riot Fest Denver (Day 1)

I missed Riot Fest 2013, and to be honest I spent the first six months after it took place kicking myself for having not attended. When the 2014 installment was unveiled, I knew this would be the year I finally made the trek. Chicago was my first choice, but due to some family related issues […]

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Riot Fest Release Chicago and Denver Set Times

The moment is finally here — we can all start budgeting and planning our weekends for Chicago and Denver Riot Fest stops. The greatest punk rock show in North America, Riot Fest has a stacked lineup at both festivals including the likes of The Cure, Slayer, The National, The Flaming Lips, Weezer, Say Anything, Taking […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Tommy Johnagin

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Tommy Johnagin’s comedy career. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com. […]

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Riot Fest Announces Chicago And Denver Lineups

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived. After months of anticipation and speculation, the lineups have been announced for the Chicago and Denver editions of this year’s Riot Fest, and you can see them below. Based on the history of Riot Fest and the announcement of the Toronto lineup last week, no one […]

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Riot Fest 2014 Announces Dates

After a huge year in 2013, Riot Fest is back this year for its 10th Anniversary. The carnival released the dates of its three-weekend tour through Denver, Chicago and Toronto. As per usual, it will go on in September, with the Toronto stop being September 6-7, Chicago (the 10th Anniversary weekend) on the following weekend […]

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UTG PREMIERE: American Haiku – ‘e.p.’

There are plenty of phenomenal releases from bands new to the music scene that slip through the cracks unnoticed, so UTG has decided to do music lovers a favor by exclusively premiering the stream of American Haiku‘s debut record, e.p.  Hailing from Denver, Colorado, the screamo/emo outfit came together in a rather unassuming fashion after […]

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Riot Fest Chicago Updates Lineup And Adds Huge Bands

Riot Fest added huge names onto their Chicago dates that include the likes of Pixies, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Suicidal Tendencies, Andrew W.K. and many more. The rest can be found below, along with the names of groups that had to regrettably cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. The Chicago portion of Riot Fest will […]