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Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed […]

STREAM: Direct Hit! – “Wasting Away”

With one more day left until their east coast tour with Masked Intruder, Milwaukee’s Direct Hit! are now streaming “Wasting Away,” which comes off of their upcoming split with The Priceduifkes that will come courtesy of Red Scare Industries and Say-10 Records. The song (which premiered earlier today on Noisey and can be heard following […]

Masked Intruder To Stick Up Venues Near You This Summer

Masked Intruder‘s wildly energetic live show and twin themes of burglary and unrequited love thrust them into the spotlight following the release of their debut full-length in 2012. The follow-up, simply titled M.I., is due out May 27. While we’ve yet to hear a song from the record, we can rest assured that the subsequent […]

Direct Hit! Robbed In Detroit

Another week, another story about a band losing everything. Direct Hit! are one of our favorite bands on the rise. They’re genuinely great people playing passionate music that connects with a diverse group of people worldwide. Unfortunately, sometimes the worst things happen to good people, and yesterday this pop punk act almost lost everything. While […]

UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is Booking Your Favorite Band Before You Know It

Riot Fest Chicago is everything an alternative music lover of the past 3 decades wants in a festival. It is arguably the most buzzed about, tweeted at, liked and talked about festival of 2013. It has the potential to be legendary.  Riot Fest Chicago will be a weekend full of unforgettable sets and unrealistic appearances. Here at […]

Fest 11 Drops Lineup

Gainesville, FL based Fest 11 announced the initial set up bands today for it’s October festival, and it’s unnecessarily fantastic. With bands such as Streetlight Manifesto, Frank Turner, Mixtapes, Polar Bear Club, and TONS of fantastic punk bands, this year is going to be fantastic as always. They haven’t even dropped the huge headliners yet (last year Lifetime […]

STREAM: Direct Hit! – “What He Asked For (Acoustic)”

Punk band Direct Hit! released an acoustic version of the song “What He Asked For” which will be released in full band fashion on their forthcoming LP. Direct Hit! is a bunch of really awesome people, and to hear they are working on a followup to their most recent LP Domesplitter is really exciting to […]

Direct Hit! announce tour with Mixtapes

Direct Hit! have announced plans to embark on a headlining tour for their debut album, Domesplitter which is available August 2. Masked Intruder, Mixtapes, Go Rydell, and Hold Tight will all be playing support roles AT SOME POINT during the run. Check out the full itinerary below: August 5 – Buffalo, NY @ The Last […]