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UTG INTERVIEW: Restorations Discuss ‘LP3’ @ Pre-Fest 2

Just this past month, Restorations put out one hell of an AOTY contender with their SideOneDummy-released LP3. To coincide with the album’s arrival, the Philadelphia group embarked on a brief, two-and-a-half-week tour with Self Defense Family which led into and out of punk rock heaven Gainesville, FL’s premiere music festival, The Fest. UTG had the […]

The Front Bottoms, PUP Announce UK Tour

This August and September The Front Bottoms and PUP will be hitting the road on a UK tour together. View the full list of dates and a tour poster after the jump. For fans that happen to be based in the United States, you can catch both bands on separate national tours earlier in the summer. […]

PUP Release Killer Video For “Guilt Trip”

Side One Dummy punk group PUP have partnered with our friends at The A.V. Club to premiere their new video for “Guilt Trip.” Featuring a story of youthful rebellion and the bonds of brotherhood it can create, the official clip for “Guilt Trip” shares a relatively dark tale in place of a traditional performance clip. […]


Artist: PUP Album: PUP Genres: Punk Rock, Alternative Rock Label: SideOneDummy It’s hard to contextualize a band on their debut album. A genre listing could mean so many things. What does punk mean, especially if they are going pop? Does it mean pop-punk in today’s sense of The Wonder Years and State Champs? Does it […]

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, […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Restorations – “D”

Philadelphia’s own Restorations have partnered up with to premiere their brand new video for the song “D.” This track is featured on the group’s sophomore album, LP2, which was released last month through SideOneDummy Records. Check it out and be sure to tell Under The Gun Review if you enjoy Restorations’ blend of rock. […]

The Menzingers Announce Headlining Tour

As far as the world of punk goes, 2013’s summer is going to be one for the ages. Philadelphia’s The Menzingers have announced an American headlining tour with Restorations, Fake Problems, and Captain We’re Sinking. This lineup easily rivals most others that are happening in May and June, so there’s no need to second guess […]

Skinny Lister Announce US Tour Dates

Sideonedummy English folk group Skinny Lister have announced a slew of US touring dates to their fan base and Under The Gun Review has the details here. The band are quickly spreading across the world with their unique sound and are looking to showcase their talents at South By Southwest, Coachella Valley Music & Arts […]

COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT: Death to Vinyl Flippers

Welcome to the Complaint Department, a column dedicated to calling out trends in the entertainment industry that bother us. Have something to complain about? Tweet at us, or email (Subject: COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT) with whatever is on your nerves and we may feature it in a future article! Times are tough in the world. Everyone […]

REVIEW: Skinny Lister – Forge & Flagon

Artist: Skinny Lister Album: Forge & Flagon Genre: Folk/Punk Label: Sunday Best Recordings (UK) / Side One Dummy Records (US) Punk music has been crafted, stretched, and molded, on countless occasions over the past 40-something years that the genre has been around. Many eras have come and gone in that time, with many more sub-genres […]

Erik Griffin From ‘Workaholics’ Signs To SideOneDummy, Debut Comedy Album Coming

Erik Griffin, the comedian best known for his (ahem) work as Montez Walker on Workaholics, has now signed a contract with SideOneDummy to release his debut comedy album. The album, Technical Foul: Volume One, is coming out March 12; fans can do a pre-order exclusively through Pledge Music Campaign here. Considering you can get a […]

Title Fight Announces Headlining Tour with Pianos Become the Teeth

Just off of the heels of their full stint on Warped Tour and a fantastic performance at Philadelphia’s This is Hardcore, Kingston, PA punks Title Fight announced that they will be going on tour this Fall with Pianos Become the Teeth and Single Mothers. As the tour progresses, there will be bands that hop on […]