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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 […]

Dive Into Tiny Moving Parts’ New Video for “Always Focused”

As of today, our good friends in Tiny Moving Parts have released their sophomore album Pleasant Living through Triple Crown Records, but not without also putting out a wet and wild music video for their single “Always Focused.” The trio decided to partner with Kyle Thrash for this project, who some might remember as the […]

7 Seconds, Only Crime, RVIVR, and More Added to Fest 13 Lineup

The Fest 13 in Gainesville, Florida has announced yet another batch of bands to the their lineup. The most recent additions include 7 Seconds, Only Crime, RVIVR, Shellshag, Single Mothers, Erica Freas (of RVIVR), MERM (Mattie Jo Canino/RVIVR), Carrion Spring, Rivernecks, The Ones to Blame, Rapturous Grief, Rubbish, Process, Bartender Brian, and The Moms (Acoustic). […]

Fest 13 Makes First Lineup Announcement

It was already a given that punks around the world would flock to Gainesville, Florida over Halloween weekend for the thirteenth annual Fest. The only question was which acts would top their must-see lists this year. Now that the first wave of bands has been announced, we can safely answer that question with one word: […]

Knapsack Reunites For Fall Tour

Emo giants Knapsack are reuniting for a tour this fall. The tour will mark the 15th anniversary of their final tour, where At the drive-in opened (don’t think about that for too long or you will likely become more emo). The band will also stop at Florida festival The Fest, which has become a modern […]

Slingshot Dakota Premiere New Song

Indie rock duo Slingshot Dakota have premiered a brand new song titled “Disaster”, streaming now exclusively with our friends over at Alter The Press!. The new track is off of the band’s upcoming album Dark Hearts, out November 6 on Topshelf Records. Just yesterday the band kicked off a string of tour dates stretching out […]

La Dispute Announce Fall Tour

La Dispute have announced that they will be hitting the road for a fall US tour, with support from Long Island’s Sainthood Reps. The short tour will kickoff October 28 at The Fest and will only run for about a week so be sure to catch a show near you. Prior to their US tour […]

Animal Style Records Sign Silver Snakes

Los Angeles post-rock outfit Silver Snakes have announced signing with Animal Style Records. The band will be releasing their album Pictures Of A Floating World, their label debut, on July 24. For those of our readers who are fans of some good ol’ fashion wax your in store for a real treat. The groups vinyl […]

Fest 11 Announces More Additions to Lineup

Gainesville, FL based Fest 11 announced more bands to its already impressive lineup, and we have the details here! Included in the new announcement of bands are the likes of Plow United, Laura Stevenson and the Cans, and Stickup Kid. The legendary punk festival is October 26, 27, and 28, and features other amazing acts […]

First bands added to The Fest 10

The list of new bands added to this years The Fest 10 have finally been revealed. The Fest 10 takes place in Gainsville, FL on October 28th-30th, 2011. Check them out.

The Fest 9 free compilation

You can get a download The Fest 9 compilation for free here.