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UTG PREMIERE: Kill Lincoln – “Good Riddance to Good Advice” Music Video

I don’t know about you all, but the weather on the East Coast has been pretty poor lately. It’s been cold, snowy, rainy, and just all around garbage. However, things are starting to look up, and in the spirit of nicer weather and the potential for more outdoor fun, we are excited to share with […]

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Kill Lincoln Announce Spring Tour

Kill Lincoln, ska-punk subhumans from DC, just announced that they will be playing their loud guitars and horned instruments that you stopped playing in 8th grade all across the United States this coming March of 2015. They’ll be hitting a lot of the major markets on their 23-day journey, so if you’re in the area, or not in […]

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Less Than Jake Announce Canadian Tour With Big D And The Kids Table

Ska legends Less Than Jake are currently finishing up this year’s Warped Tour on the main stage including playing their 365th show for the tour in West Palm Beach, FL a couple days ago. This isn’t stopping the band anytime soon, though, for they have just announced that they will be embarking on a Canadian […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Ska Goes Solo Tour’s Ryan Eldred & Jay Tea

On January 2, three legends in the ska community will hit the road together for a string of intimate acoustic dates. The ‘Ska Goes Solo Tour‘ features Chris DeMakes (Less Than Jake), Ryan Eldred (Catch 22), and Jay Tea (The Arrogant Sons of Bitches). The tour will start at Revolution in Amityville, NY and make […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Umbrella Bed

Two decades as a band is a feat for any act, but it’s even more impressive to have that king of longevity in a genre that never seems to get the kind of recognition it deserves. Minneapolis’ Umbrella Bed is an eight-piece 2-tone/ska band that has overcome the odds, and after 18 years of grinding […]

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Authority Zero & Guttermouth To Tour In 2014

Authority Zero have always been known to blend a unique combination of punk rock and reggae. They have been doing it well since their first album in 2002. If you haven’t had a chance to see the guys perform in the past decade, you finally have your chance! The band will be on the road […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Reel Big Fish & Goldfinger (11/13/13)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Derek Scancarelli, to the Don’t Stop Skankin’ Tour at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. I attended my first concert in 2002 — ever since I’ve been dying to see Goldfinger. Come on, everyone has at least one ska period in their life. The concert was a great show and I […]

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UTG TV: A Conversation with Kill Lincoln

Hello, everyone! We are happy to introduce to you a new series on UTG TV called A Conversation with…, where we sit down and get to know new artists, as well as some of your old favorites. On our pilot episode, we sit back and talk to Washington, DC based ska-punk band, Kill Lincoln. We […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Kill Lincoln – “Wake, Wait, Repeat”

Washington DC ska-punk band Kill Lincoln relased a music video for their song, “Wake, Wait, Repeat,” today on BlankTV. The video was shot by our very own UTG staffer Tyler Osborne, and is a live shoot of the band playing in their house after nobody shows up to their party. Kill Lincoln just released their […]

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WATCH: A Scene From Brooklyn Rocksteady

Brookyln Rocksteady was the one act of Skate & Surf I wanted to see that I did not get to see. A feature length documentary on ska and rocksteady in Brooklyn? I was stoked. But alas, I did not get to see it, and nor did anyone else at Skate & Surf due to as-of-yet […]

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REVIEW + STREAM: Kill Lincoln – That’s Cool…In A Totally Negative and Destructive Way

Band: Kill LIncoln Album:  That’s Cool…in a Totally Negative and Destructive Way Label: Jump Start Records Genre: Ska/Pop-Punk Ska is such a dirty word these days. Asking a friend if they want to go see a ska band is basically opening a door to statements such as “you still like ska??” Yes, ska became a […]

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STREAM: Kill Lincoln – “Wake, Wait, Repeat”

Our friends over at Absolute Punk are exclusively streaming Washington, DC based ska-punk band Kill Lincoln’s new song, “Wait, Wake, Repeat.” The song is really fast, urgent, and has some really infectious horns weaved in. “Wake, Wait, Repeat” is the first song on Kill Lincoln’s newest album, That’s Cool…In a Totally Negative and Destructive Way, […]