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Introducing your new favorite post-hardcore band: Sideshow Cinema

The state of post-hardcore seems to be, thankfully, ever fluctuating. As a sub-genre, it is incredibly diverse, containing borderline metalcore acts (The Word Alive, Of Mice & Men) and proggy noodlers (Dance Gavin Dance, Hail The Sun) alike. It makes one wonder what truly defines any genre, let alone this one. There could probably be […]

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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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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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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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AFI DOCS Announces Lineup for this Year’s Documentary Film Festival

AFI DOCS (formerly known as AFI Silver Docs), released their schedule for this year’s film festival, and the list is filled with what we’re sure will be an amazing lineup of documentary films. Stationed in Washington, DC, AFI DOCS is the premiere documentary film festival on the East Coast, and is also considered one of the […]

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STREAM: Coke Bust – “Iron Spiral”

One of the fastest bands out of Washington, DC, hardcore band Coke Bust released a new song today titled “Iron Spiral.” Just under a minute in length, the song has the signature Coke Bust feel: fast and most certainly pissed. “Iron Spiral” is the first song to come off of Coke Bust’s newest full-length, Confined, […]

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STREAM: Police & Thieves – Live @ WMUC

DC-based hardcore group Police & Thieves are no strangers to awesome live shows. The band have been playing locally and around the East Coast for a while now, and I’ve found that the best way to experience them is to see them play in front of a crowd. Police & Thieves decided that they wanted […]

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Warped Tour Seattle Change Of Venue

The Seattle date for the Vans Warped Tour has been changed, according to a tweet from festival producer Kevin Lyman yesterday evening. The August 4 date of the festival will now take place at White River Amphitheatre in Auburn.

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LIVE REVIEW & PHOTOS: Less Than Jake, Ballyhoo!, Kill Lincoln

Kids love ska music. It’s just how it is. It’s fast, it’s loud, but at the same time is so easy to dance to. It’s really not that hard to digest, so really anyone can go to ska shows and have a great time. Don’t like the loud guitars? Here’s some trumpets for you. Don’t […]

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Bumbershoot 2012 Line-Up Announced

Bumbershoot has announced their line-up for 2012. Bumbershoot is Seattle’s Music and Art Festival that is held at the Seattle Center. This year the festival is from September 1-3, which is Labor Day weekend. Artists toping the bill are Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, Skrillex, Mac Miller, M83, Passion Pit, Big Sean, AWOLNATION, City and Colour, […]

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Rain Fest Announce Lineup that Includes Bane, Cro-Mags and H2O

Seattle-based hardcore festival Rain Fest in 2012 announced its lineup today, and it’s out of control. Now sure, there are a ton of fests around, but this one’s lineup is really doing it right. With legends like Bane, Cro-Mags and H2O, Rain Fest really brought in some heavy hitters as well as a huge list […]