FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Riot Fest Chicago’s Best ‘Under The Radar’ Acts

Part of the beauty of going to a music festival is finding your next favorite band. You know, the next act that is going to truly change your life. This could happen to many who attend Riot Fest Chicago. Sure, the main stages are packed with fimilar and unforgettable names like Taking Back Sunday, The […]

Rise Against Announce Fall Tour With Touché Amoré

Though Rise Against‘s popularity amongst the mainstream rock crowd has continued to soar over the past decade, their choice in opening acts shows they haven’t forgotten where they came from. The Chicago punk heroes always put together a great package, exposing some of the underground’s finest acts to arena-sized audiences. You can now add Los […]

LIVE REVIEW: What We Learned At Riot Fest-Chicago

Well, it has been just over a week since members of the UTG staff tackled Riot Fest-Chicago and we have now had time to reflect on what we learned from the craziest weekend in recent punk-rock memory. We decided to document some of the more fascinating observations (everything from why Public Enemy is the most […]

Radkey Stream “Overwhelmed”

Radkey have streamed another new track off of the upcoming EP, Devil Fruit, due out October 15. The track, “Overwhelmed” is, well, overwhelming. This brotherly trio from Kansas City are as punk rock as it comes and “Overwhelmed” undoubtedly shows that (listen for the chaotic transition roughly 3 minutes into the new song to find out […]

UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is The Most Unique Festival Of The Year

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 […]