REVIEW: Ivy LeagueTX / Turnover / Maker / Such Gold – Split 7″

Artist: Ivy LeagueTX, Turnover, Maker, Such Gold Album: Ivy LeagueTX / Turnover / Maker / Such Gold – Split 7″ Genre: Pop-Punk / Alternative Label: Broken Rim Records In what may be one of the raddest split line-ups in recent history, Turnover, Maker, Ivy League, and Such Gold have banded together to release a split […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Maker Discuss Upcoming Split Release, Future Plans

There are plenty of bands in the scene right now that deserve your attention, but none as earning as Maker. The Massachusetts-based alternative punk act are veterans to releasing personal and heartfelt music, and have released many consistent works ranging from EPs, a split with The Story So Far, and a debut LP. Releasing their […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/2-2/8

It was a banner week for pop punk vinyl, and we’ve got all the details here at Weekly Wax. There were new editions of some classics, with a reissue campaign underway for The Ataris in conjunction with their upcoming So Long, Astoria tour, another entry in Adeline Records‘ series of Green Day repressings, and new […]

Such Gold, Turnover, Ivy League, And Maker Announce Split EP

Broken Rim Records has been delivering solid pop punk releases from the likes of Placeholder, I Call Fives and more since 2010, but their upcoming four-way split EP has the potential to be their best output yet. The Boston-based label recruited four of the hottest names in the cross section of pop punk, hardcore, and […]

Maker Announce New Tour, Plan For New Album This Summer

If there is one band out there right now that deserves your attention, it has to be Maker. The western Massachusetts pop-punk act has released some of the hardest hitting, emotional, and worthy music in the scene, and I hope that with their next album people start to see that. From a split with The […]

WATCH: Major League Cover “Everlong”

New Jersey pop punk act Major League recently stopped by the Glamour Kills offices and performed an acoustic rendition of the popular song “Everlong” by the Foo Fighters. Major League is currently on a full US tour, featuring support from both Turnover and Maker, that still has plenty of shows left. Head through the jump […]

Asking Alexandria Survive Bus Accident

UK hardcore outfit, Asking Alexandria were involved in a bus accident this past weekend while traveling the U.S. as a part of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. “So our bus had abit of a crash this morning! Thankfully everyone involved is ok! Chicago we are still coming to rock you, don’t worry,” the band tweeted yesterday. […]

Maker In Terrible Car Accident

Absolutepunk have just posted news regarding rock band Maker being in a terrible accident in their Suburban. Read the short note below and be sure to donate any money you can to help support the group and these costly hospital bills. UTG is glad everyone in the band survived this horrendous accident. “Maker were in […]

REVIEW: Maker – Self Titled EP

Artist: Maker Album: Maker Genre: Indie Punk To be quite honest, it had been some time since I had last listened to Maker prior to the new EP. After my first listen I was convinced the band I was listening to was a different band than I had remembered. However, I was wrong; it was […]

UTG PREMIERE: Maker – “I Had To Put My Lady Down”

Massachusetts’ Maker have undergone quite a few sonic changes over the years, and it seems they’ve finally settled into a sound fitting of their struggle on their latest, self-titled, EP. While fans of the band will have to wait until November 13 to hear the full extent of this new found sound, listeners can get […]

Maker Stream New Song “Shadows”

Maker are streaming their new song “Shadows” over on Absolutepunk and can be heard here. This is the opening track off of their self-titled release, which will hit stores on November 13 through Asbestos/Engineer Records. The band is supporting an upcoming US fall tour, with Major League (No Sleep Records) and Turnover (Run For Cover […]

Maker heading east coast tour

Maker will be heading out on a North American tour with Ligeia. This tour will be spanning over ten days and will kick off November 9 in Brooklyn, NY, wrapping up Matamoras, PA on November 19. To view the full list of dates or to leave your comments please click through.