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Driver Friendly Debut New Song, “Everything Gold”

Texas pop rockers Driver Friendly are gearing up to release their new full-length, Unimagined Bridges, in July. Today, they have treated fans to the album’s second single, titled “Everything Gold.” You can check out an acoustic performance of the song courtesy of Zero Platoon and AbsolutePunk. If you want to hear the song’s catchy melody […]

The Gaslight Anthem Announce ‘Get Hurt’

From the passionate punk of Sink Or Swim to the smooth and powerful songwriting of 2012’s Handwritten, The Gaslight Anthem have consistently proven to be one of the best bands in rock and roll. Later this summer, the New Jersey band will return with album number five, titled Get Hurt, and from the looks of […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/8-6/14

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! As usual, this week had no shortage of exciting pre-orders and classic reissues. First off, you can pick up the new albums from UTG favorites ’68 and Bleachers, both due out in July. After that, head over to Interpunk and snag the colored vinyl versions of two Big D and […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/1-6/7

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! This week saw the release Dude Ranch on splatter vinyl, the latest installment in Hot Topic’s series of Blink-182 reissues. In other good news for pop punk fans, Four Year Strong launched pre-orders for their first new release in three years, an EP called Go Down In History. If emo […]

Code Orange Announce New Album, ‘I Am King’

Code Orange Kids took the hardcore scene by storm in 2012 with their crushing and grimy debut full-length, Love Is Love/Return To Dust. Later this year, they will return with a shortened name and a new record. The Pittsburgh band, now known simply as Code Orange, will release I Am King on September 2 through […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/25-5/31

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Essential pick-ups in the vinyl world this week included the debut album from Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, the new solo project from Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years, the long-awaited sophomore album from Dikembe, and the new reissue of Glassjaw‘s classic, Worship and Tribute. If you have a […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Foster The People – “Best Friend”

Foster The People released their sophomore album, Supermodel, this past March, and they recently revealed a music video for the record’s latest single, “Best Friend,” which you can watch after the break. The clip takes place at a surreal fashion show, and it alternates between live action and animation as things get weird. In an […]

I Am The Avalanche Announce Summer Tour With Somos, Rust Belt Lights

Here at UTG, we were pretty excited about the new I Am The Avalanche record, Wolverines, which was released back in March. Today, Vinnie Caruana and company have given us even more to be psyched about. The New York City band will be touring the east coast this summer, and you can check out the […]

Handguns Announce ‘Life Lessons’ Album Release Tour

Pure Noise Records pop punk act Handguns will release their sophomore album, Life Lessons, on July 8. Just after the record hits stores, the band will play a series of album release shows in the eastern half of the US. The short tour starts July 11 in Nutley, New Jersey and goes through July 16, […]

Spraynard Announce Summer Tour

Following their recent reunion and release of a rarities record titled The Mark, Tom, and Patrick Show, Pennsylvania pop punk band Spraynard have announced a month-long summer tour. You can check out the full list of dates after the break. The tour kicks off July 2 in Pittsburgh, PA and runs for a month, finishing […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/18-5/24

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax! The last seven days have been dominated by pre-orders for new albums from some of our favorite artists. Braid, Every Time I Die, and Handguns all started selling their latest releases this week, to name a few. Although it didn’t get as much attention as it deserved […]

Dan Campbell Of The Wonder Years Reveals Solo Project, Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties

You’re going to get to know Aaron West very well this summer. Who is Aaron West, you ask? He is the character at the center of Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, the new solo project of Dan Campbell, vocalist of pop punk favorites The Wonder Years. Here’s what Campbell has to say about the […]