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Mayday Parade Stream New Single “Letting Go”

There has been a ton of hype behind Mayday Parade‘s forthcoming new album, Black LinesThe pop-rock quintet’s first single off of Black Lines was the rocking “Keep In Mind, Transmogrification Is A New Technology.” But where “Keep In Mind” was a straight up JAM, “Letting Go” is a melancholy ballad full of all the quintessential earnestness that has helped build Mayday Parade into one of the bigger contemporary bands they are today.

Give a listen to Mayday Parade’s new single, “Letting Go,” after the jump and be sure to pick up a copy of Black Lines when …

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Mayday Parade To Release ‘Three Cheers For Ten Years’ Documentary

Mayday Parade are celebrating their tenth year as a band in 2015, and they’re celebrating by releasing a retrospective documentary, cleverly titled Three Cheers For Ten Years.

Tied to the October 9 release date of their upcoming record, the documentary will cover the band’s entire career and feature interviews with each of the band’s members. It’s available for pre-order here, alongside pre-orders of their new album, Black Lines.

Check out a trailer (which is surprisingly devoid of footage featuring former Mayday vocalist Jason Lancaster) below. Nice beard, Derek.

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Derek Sanders, Jason Lancaster, Cody Carson Team Up To Release “Gotta Be Strong”

In celebration of Father’s Day this weekend, Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade), Jason Lancaster (formerly of Go Radio and Mayday Parade), and Cody Carson (Set It Off) put out a beautiful new track entitled “Gotta Be Strong.”

The new song was produced by Zack Odom and Kenneth Mount of ZK Productions, who also produced some of the three bands’ older records. Odom and Mount shared a statement regarding the song’s background:

“‘Gotta Be Strong’ started out originally as a song written about Zack’s Dad who had passed away. Since then, it has turned into a gathering of


Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015.

The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed in the coming months, but today’s news is certainly enough to warrant you spending every dollar you have to buy tickets as soon as possible. No Doubt, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, and Coheed And Cambria are just a few of the names on …

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Yellowcard Debut Crushing “Crash The Gates” Music Video, Announce Tour Dates With Finch

With member changes and a hiatus in their recent past, Yellowcard is still going strong to this day and it looks the band will be taking 2015 by storm.

The band released a new music video via Revolver for the song “Crash The Gates,” which is featured on their latest album, Lift A Sail, which came out last year on Razor & Tie Records. The video consists of shots from the band’s energetic live show tied in with hard hits and fights from around the NHL. You can check out the video below.


Warped Hangout With Mayday Parade, The Story So Far, Blackbird And Photographer Tom Falcone

Sometimes weird stuff happens when you’re on the road and it’s best to just let the camera roll. UTG TV likes to jump on those opportunities and this was the perfect instance to do so.

When the press area in Wantagh, NY for the Vans Warped Tour started slowing down, a unique combination of people were left “shooting the shit,” as they say. Derek Sanders of Mayday Parade, Kelen Capener of The Story So Far, Gia Farrell and Kandice Brending of Blackbird, and professional touring photographer Tom Falcone can be seen in this video hanging out and …


UTG PHOTOS: Warped Tour Detroit (7/19/14)

Under The Gun’s Head of Photography, Corbin Alvae, attended the Vans Warped Tour on July 19, 2014 in Auburn Hills, MI.

Well, it’s Summer and that only could mean one thing. Actually, it means a lot of things, but one of the most important aspects is one of our favorite tours traveling across the U.S. and Canada. To photograph the Vans Warped Tour this year, I stopped over at one of my favorite places to shoot at, called The Palace of Auburn Hills, where a couple of my recent photo sets were as well (e.g. Demi Lovato, Paramore, and Fall …

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Mayday Parade Announce ‘The Honeymoon Tour’

Pop rockers Mayday Parade have just finished their run for this year’s Warped Tour but that is not stopping the band from making fresh announcements.

The band announced today that they would be embarking on a month-long fall headlining tour named ‘The Honeymoon Tour’ with the trek covering most of the United States and part of Canada. Giving support to the tour will be Tonight Alive, Major League, and PVRIS.

You can get pre-sale/VIP tickets tomorrow at this location. Check out the list of tour dates below.

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Mayday Parade Stream The Three Bonus Tracks Off ‘Monsters In The Closet’

Mayday Parade have released the deluxe edition of their 2013 album, Monsters In The Closet. The deluxe version of the album includes three brand new tracks, and they’ve teamed up with Purevolume, Absolutepunk and Property Of Zack to stream each of them. You can listen to “Hear The Sound,” “Stuck In Remission” and “Worth A Thousand Words” by taking a look below the jump.

If you haven’t picked up your copy of Monsters In The Closet, you can do so by heading on over to the band’s MerchNow page.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Mayday Parade – “Hold Onto Me”

Mayday Parade have released a brand new music video for their track “Hold Onto Me.” The song comes from their album Monsters in the Closet.

The album was initially released late in 2013, but a deluxe edition version is slated to be released May 27 via Fearless Records. It can be pre-ordered now via iTunes or through the band’s webstore. In addition to standard copies of the album, they have a whole bunch of bundles available including a pillow, backpack, shirts and much more.

Head after the jump to check out the video. Mayday Parade are currently wrapping …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/6-4/12

Welcome back to Weekly Wax!

It’s a bit of a light week, since everyone is gearing up for Record Store Day, which takes place next Saturday, April 19. The official list of RSD exclusive releases is available right here. What are you planning on picking up?

With that said, there are still quite a few cool releases to talk about this week. Two of the vinyl community’s most highly anticipated reissues went on sale this week. Those releases, of course, are Frengers by Mew and The Mars Volta‘s classic debut, De-Loused In the Comatorium. If your bank …

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Review: ‘Punk Goes 90s Volume 2’

Artist: Various
Album: Punk Goes 90s Vol 2
Genre: Rock/Compilation
Label: Fearless

The Punk Goes… series has lasted long enough that counting how many installments exist at this point usually requires a trip to Google or Wikipedia. It has become an annual event of sorts, like the mixtape version of Warped Tour, with alternative music fans impatiently waiting year-round to figure out what theme the scene’s top talent will tackle next. This spring that theme is the 90s for the second time in 8 years, and the results are as mixed as ever.

James Shotwell is the