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Handguns Rise Above Genre Trends With “Disenchanted”

As much as Handguns have been considered a part of the current pop-punk movement, I have always thought of them as something of an outlier. Their music may play well alongside current alt-rock favorites, but the themes in their music and the way their fans engage with them is something wholly unique unto Handguns. What […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Rain City Rockers – “Digimon”

North American punk supergroup Rain City Rockers are playing on the listener’s sense of nostalgia with their latest release, The Anime EP. Consisting of members from legendary bands such as Sum 41, Goldfinger, and Mob, the group delivers clever, almost ornery renditions of fan-favorite anime songs ranging from Pokemon to Dragon Ball Z to today’s […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Rain City Rockers – “Saint Babe”

Pop rock music doesn’t get much more infectious than this. Rain City Rockers, the new Canadian supergroup featuring members of Sum 41, Goldfinger, Gob, and Die Mannequin hit it out of the park with the studio video for “Saint Babe.” It’s simple, it’s infectious, it’s damn-near perfect. It’s the type of song arriving just in […]

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Sum 41 Frontman Deryck Whibley Hospitalized Due To Kidney And Liver Failure

Let this be a lesson to you crazy young punk rockers: Drinking heavily for years at a time will take a toll on your body. Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley has released an open letter to friends and fans updating them on his condition after several weeks out of the public eye. According to Whibley’s […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/27-5/3

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax! If you’re still playing catch-up on the great pop punk and emo releases of past few years, then you’re in luck. This week saw a number of repressings from No Sleep Records and Run For Cover Records, as well as a number of classic punk reissues like […]

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Cities And Years Release Teaser For New Music

Michigan rock band Cities And Years have released a little something special today that’s about to make music lovers very excited. The band has been keeping quiet lately behind the scenes and today they have released a little teaser for everyone, and my god is it heavy! For fans of Comeback Kid, AFI and Sum […]

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REVIEW + INTERVIEW: Thirtyseven – ‘This Is What I Want’

Artist: Thirtyseven Album: This Is What I Want Genre: Pop-punk Label: Blood & Ink Records Pop-punk crusaders Thirtyseven have released their long-awaited debut full-length, This Is What I Want, and it appears this high-energy and diverse dose of poppy hooks and fist-pumping gang vocals were well worth the wait. The Texas-based trio successfully mirror fantastic […]

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Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley Discusses Stevo’s Departure

Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley did a recent interview discussing drummer Stevo Jocz’s (Stevo) departure. Jocz’s continued back problems were affecting his playing and contributed to his stepping down. Check out a section of the interview below and read the entire piece by simply clicking here. 4) Was Stevo’s departure already planned before you cancelled […]

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Stevo Parts Ways With Sum 41

Stevo, who has been a core member of Sum 41 for the last 17 years, made a seemingly sudden announcement today that he will be leaving the band. He did not go into any details as to why he decided to part ways, but we do have the official statement from him which you can […]

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NOOOO: Avril Lavigne – “How You Remind Me (Nickelback Cover)”

Yeah, that headline is right. Avril Lavigne recently recorded a cover of “How You Remind Me” by Nickelback, and it’s made its way to the internet. The song is to be featured in the anime film One Piece Film Z, which is another installment based on the highest selling anime series ever “One Piece.” I really […]

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Sum 41 Making New Record In 2013

Alternative rock band Sum 41 have been touring for the better part of 2012, and apparently have plans for making a new record. When asked what the band would do in 2013 plan, Deryck Whibley said “We’re going to do some more touring and then we want to take a break and make a new record.” […]

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Sum 41 Announces Does This Look Infected? 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Canadian punks Sum 41 announced today the full tour routing to their ten year anniversary tour for their acclaimed album Does This Look Infected? The tour, which spans from November 2 to December 9, will consist of the band playing their album from front to back. With all the different anniversary tours happening right now, […]