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 2014 fast approaching, it’s time to look at what acts we want to see come out of hiding and give fans something fresh to unite over.

We will be the first to admit that some of the artists you see on this list may …


REVIEW: FS – ‘Cheers and Fears From the Past Year’

Artist: FS
Album: Cheers and Fears From the Past Year
Genre: Alt-punk

The latest EP from FS, Cheers and Fears From the Past Year, has enough swagger to be worthy of Fall Out Boy’s Take This To Your Grave, yet throws a punch hard enough to hold its own in the ring with The Fall of Troy’s Doppelganger.  Cheers and Fears is a record that shows stunning consistency from beginning to end, never wavering for a dull moment throughout the duration.


REVIEW: TS & The Past Haunts – Gone & Goner

Artist: TS & The Past Haunts
Album: Gone & Goner
Genre: Alt-rock/Punk
Label: No Sleep Records

It was while he was acting as the tour manager for the Duke Spirit that Travis Shettel, lyricist and front man for the now defunct Piebald, began to start writing new music. After recruiting the husband and wife duo of Heather and Ben Heywood to round out the rest of the band, Shettel was finally able to fully indulge his new musical project: TS & The Past Haunts. Their debut album Gone & Goner is an enjoyable blend of raw melodic guitars, crashing drums …

Transit Thursday: ”We Are The Only Friends We Have”

Transit have been keeping fans hungry for their ‘Transit Thursday’ acoustic cover sessions, and today is no exception. Check out their cover of Piebald’s ”We Are The Only Friends We Have” right here:

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Rise Records announces three disc Piebald LP

According to their latest Facebook update, Rise Records are currently finalizing a 3xLP Triple Gatefold Vinyl release from Piebald. The release, which will be limited to 1000 copies, will hit stores on April 16 (Record Store Day).

More Bands Added To Groezrock 2011

NOFX, Millencolin, Dashboard Confessional, Further Seems Forever, Piebald, Teenage Bottlerocket, and August Burns Red are the newest additions to Groezrock in Belgium.

PIEBALD Announce 6 Disc Re-Release Via Rise Records

Piebald was perhaps one of the most beloved bands in the hardcore/ indie rock crossover genre. Starting out in 1994...

Piebald rerelease[s] and Bamboozle

Rise Records is pleased to announce plans to re-issue PIEBALD’s out-of-print catalog. Piebald: First Ten Years will be a three volume set, each volume containing two discs; the set will compile the band’s first three full-lengths (When Life Hands You Lemons, If It Weren’t For Venetian Blinds, It Would Be Curtains For Us All and We Are The Only Friends We Have), all of their EPs, b-sides and live tracks. Volume I is expected in late April, while Volumes II and III will be released in May and June respectively. PIEBALD also announced that they’ll be playing their 2002 full-length …