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Less Than Jake 2013

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 …

Less Than Jake 2013

Less Than Jake Finish Recording Tenth Album

Less Than Jake announced today that they have finished recording their forthcoming full-length album. View a short statement from the band below and look out for this release via Fat Wreck Chords.

Be sure to check out the band’s future touring dates with Pentimento and Hostage Calm right here.

“Less Than Jake’s tenth album is officially tracked and sent off for mixing and mastering. Check out a message from the band below after the jump.
Tracks for the new Less Than Jake album have left my hands and are off to Bill Stevenson and Jason Livermore for the final

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UTG INTERVIEW: Hostage Calm

We’ve just grown up playing fast punk, and tried and true, play it loud, hard and fast and you’ll just burn it up that way… one of the most exciting things about touring is being able to get good at playing. We’re getting better as musicians and players.

Shortly after their appearance at Skate and Surf, we had the chance to catch up with Tim Casey of Hostage Calm. We quizzed him on the Connecticut punks’ future plans for touring, recording, and what else may lay in store.

How did you start playing bass, singing, and writing

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REVIEW + STREAM: Kill Lincoln – That’s Cool…In A Totally Negative and Destructive Way

Band: Kill LIncoln
Album:  That’s Cool…in a Totally Negative and Destructive Way
Label: Jump Start Records
Genre: Ska/Pop-Punk

Ska is such a dirty word these days. Asking a friend if they want to go see a ska band is basically opening a door to statements such as “you still like ska??” Yes, ska became a very weird genre, really fast. A lot of bands were doing it really well, and then even more bands were doing it very poorly.  Other than the household names of Reel Big Fish and Streetlight Manifesto, ska and ska-punk bands have been relatively dormant …

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Less Than Jake, Hostage Calm and Pentimento Release Tour Sampler

To get fans excited for their summer tour, Less Than Jake released a three song sampler with Hostage Calm and Pentimento through Limited Run.…