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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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Will Poulter Cast As Pennywise In Upcoming ‘It’ Reboot

We’re The Millers star Will Poulter has been cast as Pennywise the clown for New Line and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga’s two-part It reboot. Poulter, who also appears in the highly successful Maze Runner series, was chosen after a decision from the studio to cast a younger actor in the iconic villain role. Tim […]

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Bad Religion To Play Small Venue Shows Across North America

Punk rock heavyweights Bad Religion have previously announced that they will be making an appearance in Quebec’s Amnesia Rockfest this year. In addition to this, the band, together with Plague Vendor, have just announced that they will be playing various small venues across the Northeast and Canada during the same month. The band spent this […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Pennywise – ‘Yesterdays’

Yesterdays is the forthcoming eleventh studio album by the punk rock veterans known as Pennywise. It’s currently set to hit shelves everywhere via Epitaph Records July 15. Even though we are still two weeks away from that release, the label has posted the album online to stream in full. You can give it a listen […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/1-6/7

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! This week saw the release Dude Ranch on splatter vinyl, the latest installment in Hot Topic’s series of Blink-182 reissues. In other good news for pop punk fans, Four Year Strong launched pre-orders for their first new release in three years, an EP called Go Down In History. If emo […]

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Pennywise Announce New Album Set For July Release, Stream New Song

Earlier in the week, punk veterans Pennywise announced that their new studio album, Yesterdays, will be making landfall on July 15 via Epitaph Records. In anticipation, the four-piece offered fans a sneak peak of the release in the form of a new single titled “Violence Never Ending.” Stream the track in full at the bottom of […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Pennywise Tear Up Seattle’s Showbox (4/29/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Xander Deccio, to The Showbox in Seattle, WA to photograph punk favorites Pennywise on April 29, 2014. In what could be described as pure mayhem, legendary SoCal punk group Pennywise made their grand triumphant return to Seattle’s Showbox. The band is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary together, and also marking […]

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The Offspring Announce ‘Smash’ 20th Anniversary Tour, Confirm Riot Fest Chicago Appearance

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Offspring‘s Smash, an album that has sold more than 12 million copies and remains the best selling independent record of all time. The band has already announced a massive vinyl/CD re-issue of the album that will be available in August, but now they’ve also announced the tour […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/9-2/15

Classic punk fans, get ready to empty your wallets. This week’s edition of Weekly Wax is full of reissues from the golden age of the Epitaph Records catalog, including early releases by Pennywise and Millencolin, as well as the first Punk-O-Rama compilation. That’s not all: Fat Wreck Chords also launched preorders for a box set […]

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UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is The Best Lineup Of The Year

Riot Fest Chicago is everything an alternative music lover of the past 3 decades wants in a festival. It is arguably the most buzzed about, tweeted at, liked and talked about festival of 2013. It has the potential to be legendary.  Riot Fest Chicago will be a weekend full of unforgettable sets and unrealistic appearances. Here at […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Descendents’ Bill Stevenson

Approaching the 50 year mark, Bill Stevenson has secured his slot in music history as an icon and pioneer of punk rock. He grew up and contributed to the flourishing California punk rock scene which is renowned worldwide. Aside from playing drums in Descendents, Black Flag, and All, Stevenson has made his mark on music […]

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Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]