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UTG INTERVIEW: Pure Noise Records’ Founder Jake Round Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

In 2009, Jake Round founded Pure Noise Records in California. Although he’d had no previous experience in single-handedly operating a record label, he was still able to turn a loan from his mother into one of the driving forces in independent pop punk, rock, indie, and hardcore.

In 2014, we are celebrating the five-year anniversary of Pure Noise Records, which has come a long way from a split decision to release a No Bragging Rights record. Perhaps you can accredit Round’s success to his longtime involvement in the local music scene, his time spent interning at a record label, or …

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I Call Fives Announce New Tour Dates

The guys in I Call Fives haven’t been playing a ton of shows lately, but have decided to do a few dates in February before heading to Australia for Soundwave 2014. The band will be hitting New York and Pennsylvania with We Still Dream and The Composure.

UTG was able to snag a moment to talk to I Call Fives’ drummer, Devin Passariello about the upcoming dates and heading to the land down under.

“The band hasn’t played a show since Skate And Surf, which was back in May. The guys figured it was about time to do


I Call Fives Perform “The Fall Guy” Acoustic

New Jersey punk outfit I Call Fives were filmed by Neck Deep Media performing “The Fall Guy” for the first time! The group did this special performance on tour featuring With The Punches and Real Friends.

This new song comes off of their debut self-titled album, which released in July through Pure Noise Records. Pick up the album by simply heading to iTunes now.

I Call Fives are constantly touring so please head to their official Facebook page to check out when they come to your city.


MUSIC VIDEO: I Call Fives – “Late Nights”

New Jersey rockers I Call Fives have released their music video for the song “Late Nights” and can be viewed here. This song is off of the band’s self-titled debut album through Pure Noise Records.

Check out ICF’s first ever music video for “Late Nights” and rock out with UTG.

I Call Fives are also looking forward to going out on their fall co-headlining tour, with friends With The Punches, and dates can be seen by clicking here. Are you excited to get out to a date or two on this run?


I Call Fives Announce Co-Headline Tour

Pop punk outfits With The Punches And I Call Fives have announced a full US co-headlining tour kicking off this October. The tour will also feature appearances by Real Friends and Stickup Kid, each appearing on select dates.

Both bands have recently released albums, With The Punches’ Seams & Stitches, and I Call Fives self-titled record,  with each release being major hits for the bands. This is certainly a tour fans won’t want to miss so be sure to hit the jump and check out the tour dates for a show near you. 


EDITORIAL: Camden, NJ Warped Tour, My Brother, and I – A Written + Photo Essay

 The Vans’ Warped Tour. Say what you want about the genre changes within the tour, Kevin Lyman has created an event that has become engrained in the fabric of kids’ Summers. I haven’t been going to Warped Tour for long, I’ll admit. And to be honest, Warped Tour has always been one of those tours that I go to, but I don’t necessarily enjoy as much as the next kid. There is something I frankly don’t like about the festival atmosphere. So this year, I decided to do Warped Tour a little differently. In addition to covering the tour through

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ALBUM STREAM: I Call Fives – Self-Titled

New Jersey pop punk outfit I Call Fives have released an entire stream of their upcoming self-titled album on Youtube and Under The Gun Review has it through the jump!

ICF’s self-titled album hits stores tomorrow (July 10) through Pure Noise Records so be sure to get your copy or pre-order as soon as possible! Are you excited for their long awaited release to hit stores? We certainly are.

Please head through the band link above to check out the full listing of touring dates for I Call Fives and let UTG know if you plan on heading out to …


STREAM: I Call Fives – “Stuck in ’03”

New Jersey pop-punk group I Call Fives released a new song today “Stuck in ’03” on Altpress, and it’s a really solid track. The band makes references to albums that most certainly influenced their sound, which blends perfectly with the Summer air that pop-punk has been known to accompany. I Call Fives is releasing their debut self-titled on Pure Noise Records next week, so make sure you pick it up here.

You can listen to the track here, but make sure you let UTG know in the comments what you think of the new song.

Alternativ News Releases 'A Pop Punk Summer Vol.2' Compilation

Alternativ News Releases ‘A Pop Punk Summer Vol.2’ Compilation

French webzine Alternativ News released their brand new compilation, entitled A Pop Punk Summer Vol.2, and features a ton of UTG’s favorite artists. Everyone from Pentimento, The American Scene, Real Friends, I Call Fives, The Forecast, and so many more are a part of this great package.

Download and stream the entire compilation by simply heading to the website’s Bandcamp and enjoy these quality tunes. We cannot wait to put this one on the stereo and blast it through the neighborhoods. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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I Call Fives New Song “The Fall Guy”

New Jersey’s I Call Fives have partnered up with Absolutepunk this morning to stream a brand new song called “The Fall Guy” and it rocks hard.

This song is the quintessential beaten and broken pop punk track and we cannot get enough of the driving guitars, swinging melody, and raw emotion. Listen to “The Fall Guy” by clicking through the link provided and enjoy this gem.

ICF’s self titled album hits stores on July 10 through Pure Noise Records so be sure to get your copy or pre-order right now! Are you excited for their self-titled to hit stores?


I Call Fives Release New Track, Pre-Orders Available Now

New Jersey pop punk outfit I Call Fives have premiered a brand new song called “Late Nights”. The new track is off of the bands self-titled, Pure Noise Records debut due out July 10.

Pre-orders for the bands new album are available now and can be purchased here. Although the summer has barely  begun, I Call Fives are poised for big things these next few months. Along with the bands brand new LP, they will also be performing on this years Warped Tour from July 19-August 5. Take a listen to “Late Nights” below and be sure to let …


I Call Fives to Release New Song Tuesday

New Jersey pop-punk act I Call Fives announced on their Twitter that they will be releasing a new song off of their debut LP this Tuesday! I Call Fives also stated that they will be putting up pre-orders for this debut record which will come out via Pure Noise Records.

For those who don’t know the band, I Call Fives is a pop-punk band for fans of New Found Glory. The band grew up in the same scene as pop-punk heavy hitters The Wonder Years and Man Overboard.

Excited for I Call Fives? Let us know in the comments about …