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Jeff Rosenstock Premieres New Song And Music Video For “Nausea”

With Bomb The Music Industry! laid to rest in January of 2014, Long Island singer-songwriter Jeff Rosenstock has remained preoccupied with writing and recording his own music. Having recently put out an EP called I’m So Tethered with Antarctigo Vespucci, Rosenstock is now ready to pump out a sophomore LP via SideOneDummy Records. We Cool?, which […]

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Andrew Jackson Jihad Announce North American Spring Tour

Another exciting tour has been bestowed upon us all and you should not miss out on this one. Arizona folk-punk outfit, Andrew Jackson Jihad, have just unveiled their first tour of 2015. Set to commence on March 18 in Baltimore, the quintet will be covering both coasts of the country and hitting a few cities […]

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UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: The Smith Street Band – ‘Throw Me In The River’

Of recent years, Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band have evolved from beloved local act, plying their craft in dive bars around Melbourne, to full-fledged international touring folk-punk tour-de-force. One of the key components of this evolution has been vocalist and principle songwriter Will Wagner’s ability to forge a deeply emotional connection with the fan […]

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REVIEW: The Smith Street Band – ‘Throw Me In The River’

Artist: The Smith Street Band Album: Throw Me In The River Label: Poison City Records / SideOneDummy Records Genre: Folk-Punk, Punk The past few years have seen Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band grow from local cult favourites to international touring, folk-punk juggernaut. Much of that rise to prominence can be attributed to two factors: […]


The Smith Street Band Stream “Surrender”

Australian folk-punk heroes The Smith Street Band are streaming a new track titled “Surrender” via Noisey. “Surrender” is the first single to be lifted off of their highly anticipated third full-length, Throw Me In The River, which will be released in the USA via SideOneDummy Records on October 28. “Surrender” is an absolute corker of […]


The Menzingers Announce European Tour With The Smith Street Band, The Holy Mess

Pennsylvania punks The Menzingers released their excellent new album, Rented World, in April, and they’re set to spend the rest of the year promoting it on the road. At the end of this month, they will begin a North American tour with PUP, Lemuria, and Cayetana that will cover the first half of the summer, […]


SINGLE REVIEW: The Smith Street Band – “Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams”

Artist: The Smith Street Band Song: “Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams” Album: Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams Label: Poison City Records There’s voices in this world that can speak endlessly without saying anything, and then there’s voices that can say everything with a simple turn of phrase. Undoubtedly Will Wagner is gifted with the latter, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Smith Street Band

The past two years have seen Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band grow from local cult favourites to international touring folk-punk juggernaut. Much of that rise to prominence can be attributed to two factors; the unprecedented success of their critically acclaimed debut full-length album, Sunshine and Technology, and the band’s relentless and tireless approach to […]


Restorations Announce European Tour

Earlier today, Philadelphia based punk band, Restorations, announced that they will be heading to Europe in the spring with The Smith Street Band and Astpai. Dates after the jump. Restorations wrapped up a US tour with Weatherbox in November. They recently played The Early November reunion show as well as one of The Bouncing Souls’s Home for the […]


Frank Turner Announces North American Tour Dates

After just finishing up a round of U.S. tour dates, it seems Frank Turner is ready for more as he’s announced the dates for his upcoming North American tour this fall. The English folk-rock sensation will be sweeping the U.S. and Canada throughout October and November later this year in a continued effort to support […]