UTG TV: The White Buffalo On Patriotism, Religion, And His Concept Album

Last Friday, Chuck Ragan and the Camaraderie, The White Buffalo, and Jonny Two Bags performed in New York City’s Irving Plaza. Unsurprisingly, all of the performancse were heartfelt and electric. Chuck Ragan only rolls with the best. We’ll be posting photos from the show in the coming days. Fortunately, UTG TV was able to sit […]

REVIEW: Chuck Ragan – ‘Till Midnight’

Artist: Chuck Ragan Album: Till Midnight Label: Side One Dummy Genre: Folk-punk / Americana There are two kinds of vocalists in this world, singers and storytellers. A singer could sing the phonebook and make it sound beautiful, while a storyteller could sing the phonebook and make it sound meaningful. The singer has learned a craft, […]

ALBUM STREAM: Chuck Ragan – ‘Till Midnight’

Hot Water Music fans have eagerly waited for Chuck Ragan‘s fourth solo LP, Till Midnight, to drop since it was announced back in January. However, not set to release until March 25 through SideOneDummy Records, the entire album is now available to stream online. The album, produced by Blind Melon guitarist Christopher Thorn, also boasts […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/9-3/15

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Once again, this week’s vinyl news was dominated by Record Store Day announcements. Most notably, Childish Gambino and Katy Perry both announced pressings of their most recent albums to commemorate the holiday, and they were far from the only ones. Check out Modern Vinyl’s RSD list for the latest in […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 12/22-12/28

Welcome to the last Weekly Wax of 2013! We’re sending out the year with a slew of new pre-orders for film soundtracks (All Is Lost, the pricey but cool-looking Frozen set), punk reissues (The Bomb, Rise Against), and Fadeaway Records‘ Friends, which has the most stacked tracklist of any compilation in recent memory. This week […]

Hot Water Music’s Chuck Ragan Announces Solo Tour

As our friends at Property of Zack have noted, Hot Water Music‘s Chuck Ragan will be hitting the road this September to tour solo. The folk punk singer will be stopping through Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and bookending the short tour with both Chicago’s Riot Fest and Colorado’s Riot Fest. It’s been almost two years since his […]

Members Of Hot Water Music And Small Brown Bike Start New Band

Members of Hot Water Music, Small Brown Bike and Errortype:11 have started a brand new band, by the name of UnWed. You can read a snippet of the announcement by checking below the jump. You can also read the full announcement via Alternative Press by heading here. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for […]

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WATCH: Hot Water Music Play “Paper Thin” Live

Late last week, Hot Water Music – the post-hardcore band that four out of five scruffy, PBR swilling punk dudes agree is *burp*, like, the best ever – kicked off their first headlining tour in over eight years. To commemorate (and capitalize) on the occasion, the group is releasing the 2-CD/DVD combo Live in Chicago through No Idea […]

WATCH: The Menzingers – “Casey” (Acoustic)

Pennsylvania punk band The Menzingers have already started off 2013 brightly by appearing on Altar TV. They’ve now done a Back Seat Session, doing the song “Casey” acoustically in Amsterdam. This isn’t the first time The Menzingers have done an acoustic performance, either, as we posted them doing “Deep Sleep” and “Sun Hotel Pt 2” […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Hot Water Music – “Drag My Body”

Gainesville, Florida rock quartet, Hot Water Music have premiered their music video for “Drag My Body.” The music video shows the band playing in the bar where a fight breaks out between biker-like individuals. It’s dark and reflects well on the song. “Drag My Body” is off of the band’s 2012 release, Exister, which is […]

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Hot Water Music Releasing Live Album/DVD

Hot Water Music have teamed up with their former label, No Idea Records, to release the band’s extensive live album, Live In Chicago, on January 15. The album was recorded at the band’s February 1 and 2, 2008 shows at The Metro in Chicago. Footage on the 80-minute, 24-song live DVD accompanying the album was […]

REVIEW: Pentimento – Self-Titled

Artist: Pentimento Album: Self-Titled Genre: Punk Label: Paper + Plastick I found the boys in Pentimento shortly after my arrival at UTG last February. What struck me was that these dudes’ had the same sense of humor as me, so coupled with their cool sound I really started to dig them. Admittedly, they weren’t one […]