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Here’s Your Last Chance To See Mineral Live

We’ve all been very spoiled this year. A more than generous amount of reunion shows (and actual reunions) have come our way and we appreciate that. Texas emo outfit, Mineral, have announced that they will be playing two more shows to cap off this reunion tour’s run. Both shows will be held in their home […]

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Mineral Announce Japanese Tour Dates

Reunited emo legends Mineral will be taking their live show East early next year. The band has announced a week’s worth of Japanese tour dates beginning in February. You can check them all out below. This is the band’s first tour announcement since their unfortunate van burglary in September. The band reunited earlier this year, and we […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Mineral @ Riot Fest Chicago

Nostalgia is something special, especially to the music scene. Memories are tied to bands that have become defunct, and have gone to do other things. That’s what makes the reunions of those bands so special. It brings a crazy amount of people together to cherish a special occasion that may never happen again. The reunion […]

Mineral Lost Thousands of Dollars When Van Was Broken Into Last Night

This fall, Mineral have been touring around North America, making people’s dreams come true by playing live for the first time in 17 years. The long-defunct Texas emo act are responsible for the rise of so many modern bands like Balance and Composure, Into It. Over It., and countless more. So when they announced tour […]

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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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Into It. Over It. Releases Animated Music Video For “The Shaking Of Leaves”

Into It. Over It. (Evan Weiss) has been classified as a pioneer for the “emo revival” that’s been developing over the past couple years (even though it never left). But when it comes to a personal matter, all classifications should be put to the side when a musician wants to write about it. This brings […]

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Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) Announce New Album

Emo bands new and old continue to rise or return. Some heavy hitters have yet to be heard from, even in the wake of the Mineral and American Football resurrections. Back in 2009, before this whole hullabaloo really kicked into gear, Michigan’s Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) released the critically adored What It Takes […]

Mineral Announce Tour Dates, Fest 13 Appearance

If you were excited yesterday when Mineral made social networking accounts, today’s announcement will probably leave you speechless. The Austin, Texas band revealed plans for a short east coast and midwest tour in September, with an appearance at Fest 13 in Gainesville, Florida to follow in November. Check out the full list of dates after […]

Is Mineral Up To Something?

This is the news post I’ve wanted to write more than anything else this year. If a new website and social media accounts are to be believed, it looks like things are happening with long-defunct emo act Mineral. The Twitter and Facebook pages have yet to be updated, but the Instagram page features a few […]

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Songs For The Season: Winter Playlist

The winter season, at times, seems to consist of a love hate relationship. Being from Boston, I know many fellow Bostonians who rue away the long, tired, and cold, New England season, dreaming of palm trees and open shores. But, there is something ultimately rewarding about making it through the courses of the cold. A […]

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UTG LIST: 25 Bands We Want New Material From In 2014

***UPDATE*** Five (late) submissions have been added, for a total of 30 Bands We Want New Material From In 2014. 2013 marked a year of musical resurrection on many levels. We’ve been given long-awaited reunions, new records, celebratory re-issues, and anniversary shows fantastic enough to make even the most rudimentary of music fans giddy. With […]