Watch Cartel Perform “Honestly” In A Live Acoustic Session

Cartel have kept themselves busy over the last 12 months, and they aren’t slowing things down in 2015. This year marks the ten-year anniversary for their debut full-length album, Chroma, so they have plenty to keep them busy. Last month they announced an anniversary tour to celebrate achievement, and now they are back with another […]

Listen To Hit The Lights’ New Single, “No Filter”

After a rocky couple of years due to record label-related conflicts, Ohio pop-punk outfit Hit The Lights are slowly coming back into the swing of things. The band announced earlier last year that they have joined the Pure Noise Records family and that they will be releasing a new full-length record fairly soon. That time […]

Cartel Announce ‘Chroma’ Ten-Year Anniversary Tour

Hold on to your hats, kids. Chroma, Cartel‘s debut record and one of the most important pop-punk records to date, is celebrating its ten-year anniversary with all of us this spring. The band has just announced that they will be embarking on a full U.S. tour (and playing one U.K. show after) in celebration of […]

UTG EXCLUSIVE: Cartel Release Statement On Enjoy The Ride ‘Chroma’ Pressing

As previously reported, controversy has arisen this week in regards to an Enjoy The Ride pressing of Cartel‘s album, Chroma. Starting as a topic of conversation in an interview with UTG last year, Cartel had been planning a 10-year anniversary release of the record. Then Enjoy The Ride put their release on their web store. […]

UTG EXCLUSIVE: Enjoy The Ride Records Releases Statement On Cartel ‘Chroma’ Pressing

Earlier this week, the internet got into a bit of an uproar over some miscommunications pertaining to Enjoy The Ride Records‘ newly announced pressing of Cartel’s Chroma. If you didn’t notice yet, we here at UTG are vinyl fanatics. We are also Cartel fanatics, so this really spiked our interest. This was even a topic […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Cartel Talks Chroma Anniversary Tour, Vinyl Catalogue Plans

Because of scheduling conflicts, this Skate & Surf interview took place a week afterwards via phone. Cartel vocalist Will Pugh called in from Milwaukee, WI on a cold day midway through the band’s tour with New Found Glory. We talked about the upcoming 10-year anniversary of Chroma, the Cartel discography on vinyl, and self-releasing a […]

Cartel to Begin Recording New Album

Pop-rockers, Cartel, are entering the studio on August 20 to begin recording their new album. The forthcoming album will be the Georgia quartet’s fourth, and first full-length since 2009’s Cycles. Last year Cartel released the quick-hitting, pop-gem , In Stereo EP. The band tweeted, Just started rehearsals/pre-production on our new album. Going into the studio […]

Cartel adds US tour dates

Cartel have announced more United States touring dates that can be seen by looking below. Purchase tickets to theses shows by clicking over to the band’s Facebook. Will you be attending any of these shows, let UTG know. Tour Dates: 8/24 – Covington, KY @ The Mad Hatter w/Action Item 8/25 – Indianapolis, IN @ […]