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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 […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Threads – “Cutting Corners”

Threads, a melodic hardcore band from Martinsburg, WV and Under The Gun are teaming together to exclusively premiere the band’s new music video for the blistering track, “Cutting Corners.” The track comes off the band’s debut LP, All I’ve Ever Known, which will be released digitally Dec. 15, 2014, followed by an LP release through […]

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Songs For The Season: Summer Playlist

Summer, the long coveted season for students, teachers, kids, parks, and numerous other interested parties, has always seemed to invigorate the beginning of something new. While it presents a change in season, it also sparks a temperate reinvention. Summer removes the constraints of autumn’s sweatshirts, winter’s coats, spring’s windbreakers, and welcomes humanity in its most […]

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Deathwish Fest Announced, Converge and Trap Them Headlining

Deathwish Co., the label behind bands like Touche Amore, Code Orange Kids and Self Defense Family, announced the first official Deathwish Fest with Converge and Trap Them to play both nights. The Sinclair in Cambridge, Massachusetts is to host. July 22 and 23 are the all-ages dates; $20 for one day or $50 for both […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/23-3/29

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Now that the bulk of the Record Store Day announcements are out of the way, we can get back to what you’ll be spending your money on before April 19 rolls around. This week’s highlights include a new pressing of The Starting Line‘s pop punk classic, Say It Like You […]

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Kevin Blumeyer’s ‘Best of 2013’ in Music

More than anything, a person’s top 10 list is a snapshot of a year in their life.  For whatever reason, I felt particularly nostalgic this year. I grew fearful of growing old and watching the world around me continue to move while I remained static. I began to wonder what it truly meant to transition […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Modern Life Is War – ‘Fever Hunting’

Hardcore outfit Modern Life Is War are streaming their highly anticipated fourth full-length, Fever Hunting, in its entirety exclusively on Pitchfork. The album is set to officially hit stores September 3 via Deathwish Inc., but multiple pre-order options are currently available on the label’s webstore for those who want to purchase their copy now. Modern […]

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HOLY SH!T: Modern Life is War is Back, New Album in the Works

This is not an April Fool’s joke. Today we are happy to share that Iowa-based hardcore band Modern Life is War has come out of their basement to announce that they are back. The band has been hard at work, having written a new album in September of last year, which is slated to be […]

No Sleep Records Welcomes in Former Thieves

Welcome back