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UTG PREMIERE: Kill Lincoln – “Good Riddance to Good Advice” Music Video

I don’t know about you all, but the weather on the East Coast has been pretty poor lately. It’s been cold, snowy, rainy, and just all around garbage. However, things are starting to look up, and in the spirit of nicer weather and the potential for more outdoor fun, we are excited to share with you the debut of Kill Lincoln‘s newest music video, “Good Riddance to Good Advice.”

These jagaloons from Washington D.C. love ska music, but nobody in the band can express it the way that self-proclaimed Kill Lincoln hypebeast Drew Shriver does. If you’ve ever been …

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Kill Lincoln Announce Spring Tour

Kill Lincoln, ska-punk subhumans from DC, just announced that they will be playing their loud guitars and horned instruments that you stopped playing in 8th grade all across the United States this coming March of 2015. They’ll be hitting a lot of the major markets on their 23-day journey, so if you’re in the area, or not in the area at all and just like ska-punk a lot, you should definitely make a point to lace up your skankin’ shoes.

Joining them on some of their Southern dates is Survay Says!, so check out the poster to see …

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Yellowcard & Less Than Jake Announce Co-Headlining UK/EU Tour

Today is a big day for Yellowcard as they have released their anticipated new album Lift A Sail via Razor &Tie Records to much praise from our UTG album review. Later this month, they will be embarking on a co-headlining tour with Memphis May Fire with support from Emarosa.

That isn’t stopping the band anytime soon for they have announced today they will be heading overseas during March 2015 with ska punk legends Less Than Jake. With support from Chunk! No, Captain Chunk, the tour will see the bands hit more of the UK in the first …

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Less Than Jake Announce Canadian Tour With Big D And The Kids Table

Ska legends Less Than Jake are currently finishing up this year’s Warped Tour on the main stage including playing their 365th show for the tour in West Palm Beach, FL a couple days ago.

This isn’t stopping the band anytime soon, though, for they have just announced that they will be embarking on a Canadian tour this coming October and they will be bringing out fellow ska legends Big D and the Kids Table and The Interrupters for the trek. This is the band’s first Canadian tour they have done in four years and it is to support their latest …

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WATCH: Less Than Jake – “Do The Math”

Less Than Jake conjured up an animated video for the track “Do The Math” off their latest album See The Light.

See The Light, the eighth full-length by the ska band, was released by Fat Wreck Chords last year on CD, vinyl and digital formats.

The band will be on the Vans Warped Tour all summer long so be sure to check them out if you’re going out!

Check out the video below as well as the Warped Tour’s remaining tour dates.…

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/13-4/19

Welcome to the Record Store Day Edition of Weekly Wax!

Hopefully you’ve already made the trek out to your favorite indie record store and come back with at least a few of the RSD-exclusive releases you were hoping to pick up. Let us know in the comments what you managed to score.

If you came up empty handed this year, there is no shortage of records to pick up online this week, starting with Shop Radio Cast’s pressing of Say Hello To Sunshine by Finch, the latest effort from Candy Hearts, and, of course, the 34xLP, $1750 Kiss

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Less Than Jake, Chelsea Grin, And More Added To Warped Tour Lineup

Another Thursday morning means another set of bands you can look forward to seeing on this summer’s edition of the Vans Warped Tour. This week’s announcement features veteran punk/ska group Less Than Jake and Utah deathcore act Chelsea Grin. The rest of the fairly diverse announcement is rounded out by Rise Records rockers Secrets, Northwest hardcore quintet To the Wind, and two hip hop acts, Bad Rabbits and MC Chris.

Five of the six bands will be on the tour all summer, with To the Wind joining up on July 15. Check out the current …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Ska Goes Solo Tour’s Ryan Eldred & Jay Tea

On January 2, three legends in the ska community will hit the road together for a string of intimate acoustic dates. The ‘Ska Goes Solo Tour‘ features Chris DeMakes (Less Than Jake), Ryan Eldred (Catch 22), and Jay Tea (The Arrogant Sons of Bitches).

The tour will start at Revolution in Amityville, NY and make its way down the coast to Orlando, FL. The show will offer ska and punk fans a unique experience, being able to see their favorite frontmen performing in a much more subtle and interactive environment.

Under The Gun Review sat down …

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REVIEW: Less Than Jake – ‘See The Light’

Artist: Less Than Jake
Album: See The Light
Genre: Ska, Punk
Label: Fat Wreck Chords

Considering all of the crap that people give ska and its sub-genres nowadays, we really miss out on how fundamental and influential the genre has been on today’s punk scene. Among the many ska-punk bands who have come and gone over the past several years, Less Than Jake have remained in the land of the living for 21 years, and as of this month, have now put out their ninth album, See The Light.

The truth is, LTJ have never completely deviated from their signature …

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LYRIC VIDEO: Less Than Jake – “My Money Is On The Long Shot”

A couple of months ago Less Than Jake announced that they will be releasing their ninth studio album, See The Light, on November 12 via Fat Wreck Chords. Yes, their ninth! The group has released their first single from the album, and they’ve had a lyric video put together for it. The song is titled “My Money Is On The Long Shot,” and you can check it out below the jump.

Less Than Jake have stuck to their roots and have kept their signature pop punk sound. They sing about living the life in the middle class. If you …

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Less Than Jake Announce New Album Title, Release Date

Less Than Jake announced this weekend that they will be releasing their first “new” full length album in five years. The album is titled See The Light, and it will hit stores November 12 via FatWreckChords. You can read the official announcement by the label by heading right here. The band has also released the tracklist for the new album, and you can see that by taking a look below the jump.

The band has a number of tour dates coming up in the US and Brazil this year, then they will be heading off to Europe and …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Less Than Jake Discuss Their New Album and the State of Music

“HEY GIRLS! HEY GIRLLLL! ARE YOU THERE?” whispers Chris DeMakes, frontman of Less Than Jake as we begin our interview in the back on the band’s tour bus. Fortunately for my comfort’s sake, he was speaking directly into my audio recorder and assured me “I’m just making sure it’s working.”

It was the first date of a summer tour featuring Less Than Jake, with our buddies in Hostage Calm and Pentimento along for the ride. Fortunately, Under The Gun got to speak with Chris DeMakes (guitar, vocals) and Roger Manganelli (bass, vocals) one on one about the guys’ new …