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Taste Of Chaos unveils full festival lineup feat. Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, more

The 2016 edition of Rockstar Energy Drink’s Taste Of Chaos festival will return to San Bernadino, CA at the San Manuel Ampitheater Festival Grounds on July 16 after a successful 2015 showing. Dashboard Confessional and Taking Back Sunday will be headlining. Other acts include Quicksand, The Get Up Kids, Saosin with original vocalist Anthony Green, The […]

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Reggie and the Full Effect Release Monster Video for “37”

Just in time for Halloween, James Dewees, the genius behind Reggie and the Full Effect, as well as the keyboardist for The Get Up Kids, has released a timely monster video for the track “37” off his 2013 effort, No Country For Old Musicians. The video patterns with the song very well, including hating on […]

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Say Anything, Saves The Day, Reggie And The Full Effect Announce Best Tour Of Fall 2014

Anniversary tours have been all the rage for the better part of three years at this point, but today a trio of bands upped the ante by announcing a triple anniversary tour that has quickly become our favorite outing of the fall. Say Anything, Saves The Day, and Reggie And The Full Effect will be […]

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Dream Riders: The Tour Desires of Your Favorite Artists (UTG Exclusive)

Wikipedia defines a rider as: a set of requests or demands that a performer sets as criteria for performance. Whether an act’s tour rider is ridiculously egocentric and/or overly materialistic, just plain outlandish in a fun way, a rock ‘n’ roll legend, or far more modest and unshowy than you might expect, nearly every touring […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Reggie & the Full Effect @ Middle of the Map Fest

What do you get when you put 90s punk/emo, 2000s screamo and songs about peanut butter and jelly sandwiches into a centrifuge? You get James Dewees. The keyboardist for various bands such as The Get Up Kids, My Chemical Romance, and New Found Glory and the lead man for his own project, Reggie and the […]

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UTG PREVIEW: Why Middle of the Map Is Festival Season’s Best Kept Secret

Tucked away in the heart of the Midwest, Middle of the Map Fest has became one of the premier festival stops for up-and-coming indie artists. After three years of experimentation with the festival, MOTMF has produced a near-perfect lineup for this year’s event, which is set to take place this weekend in Kansas City. 2014 […]

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The Get Up Kids Announce First U.S. Show In Almost Three Years

The Get Up Kids will be thawing from a three-year hibernation as the band announced today they will be taking the stage as the headliner of Middle of the Map Fest, slated to take place in Kansas City, Mo. on April 3-5. Although we have not seen the full band together in quite some time, […]

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REVIEW: Reggie and the Full Effect – ‘No Country For Old Musicians’

Artist: Reggie and the Full Effect Album: No Country For Old Musicians Label: Pure Noise Records Genre: Alternative Reggie and the Full Effect return for the first time in five years with No Country For Old Musicians, a quirky and apathetic collection of songs proving to be some of the best seen from the James […]

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Reggie and the Full Effect to Release a New Album Nov. 19

Back in May we saw Reggie and the Full Effect pass a Kickstarter campaign to record a new album, update about guest singers, and announce that they would be touring. There was no set date for its release and pretty few facts overall, but some over-enthusiastic quotes from frontman James Dewees were able to keep […]

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UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is Your Middle School Dream Come True

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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Reggie and the Full Effect Begin Recording New Album

A little over two months ago, Reggie and the Full Effect created a Kickstarter to fund their new album, No Country For Old Musicians. Today, frontman James Dewees announced that the recording process has officially begun via an update to Kickstarter backers. “It feels so amazing to be back doing reggie again,” wrote Dewees. “I […]

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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 […]