Posts Tagged ‘punk (genre)’

Less Than Jake 2013

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 …

future primitive

Listen to FUTURE PRIMITIVE’s Debut Release ‘FP14,’ Read Their Interview With Us, Then Go Skate Some Curbs

Today, we’re pleased to share with you the fantastic debut EP from North Carolina-based skate-punk / melodic hardcore band, FUTURE PRIMITIVEFP14 sounds like the work of a band that already has a few releases under their belt, yet somehow FUTURE PRIMITIVE has only been around for a few months. Seamlessly juggling a wide variety of influences, from skate-punk to youth crew to emo, FUTURE PRIMITIVE have found a sound that harkens back to a wide variety of genres, while still feeling uniquely their own. Simply put, while this is technically a demo, FP14 sounds way more put together.…

Twin Peaks Wild Onion

ALBUM STREAM: Twin Peaks – ‘Wild Onion’

Chicago’s youth ain’t got nothin’ on its under-21 fellows Twin Peaks. The four-piece pop rock group will drop their sophomore release, Wild Onion, on August 5, and it’s not just Chicago that’s cheering them on. In anticipation, they’ve put the whole rowdy, riffy, jovial record up for streaming on Pitchfork Advance.

After seeing their set at Pitchfork Music Festival this weekend, there was no denying they know what they’re doing. From tossing a guitar into the crowd first thing in the morning or yelling every lyric in their hometown’s backyard, Twin Peaks were on fire. That’s what …

Boardroom Heroes

Stream Boardroom Heroes’ New Song “Never Ready,” Pre-Orders for ‘New Wage’ EP Live

The punks in DC-based band Boardroom Heroes just released a killer new track, titled “Never Ready,” which comes off of their latest EP, New Wage. The song is fast, catchy, and sounds like that late night skate session you have with your buddies on a cool Summer night. Is that a weird comparison? Probably, but it fits.

Boardroom Heroes also put up the pre-orders for the new record; the 10-inch vinyl version of the record is limited to 500 copies, and you can pre-order that here, or you can pick up a digital copy on Bandcamp. It’s …

Eyesore Screenshot

Watch Walking Bicycles’ Dark Stop-Motion Music Video for “Eyesore”

Walking Bicycles‘ name may sound like a quaint twee-pop group, but get ten seconds into one of their songs and you’ll realize they’re anything but. The Chicago-based group stomp around with the type of gloom rock that hinges on noise, speed, and a little bit of pop, all while nodding to Siouxsie and the Banshees. Their newest single “Eyesore” off To Him That Wills The Way (out August 12 via Highwheel Records) is proof of that, and now we get a dark stop-motion music video to accompany it.

Directed and produced by Elliott Kaffee, and inspired by H.P. Lovecraft’s …

Pup interview 2014

Watch PUP Cover the Buzzcocks

Punk manages to revitalize itself every few years just enough for bands to claim it isn’t dead but for modern dads to say it’s not the same. Today we find ourselves right in the meat of that argument as Side One Dummy punk group PUP head over to the AV Club to cover one of the 1970s’ most important punk bands, the Buzzcocks.

Watch as the Canadian quartet do a solid job of channeling that punk spirit as their guitars snarl during the cover. They don’t get too fancy, which ultimately is the right move. Instead, they cover the …

Naomi Punk Television Man

Naomi Punk Announce Tour, Stream “Firehose Face”

Olympia-based punk trio Naomi Punk are coming back to the surface in 2014 with their sophomore LP, Television Man, due out August 5 via Captured Tracks. Their DIY attitude and snarling sound leave no cymbal un-crashed, and it looks like they’ll keep that record going this time around, too. They’ve just shared the opening track “Firehose Face” and it doesn’t disappoint. Stream it below after the jump.

If you live on the west coast, be sure to catch them on tour with Parquet Courts and Blood Brothers. If not, stay tuned. More North American dates will be released soon.…

Masked Intruder (D. SKANK PHOTOGRAPHY)

Masked Intruder Presents: ‘Mugshots And Masks: Part 2′

Last week, UTG TV and Masked Intruder teamed up to bring you round one of our Mugshots and Masks series. Today, we bring you round two.

To be honest, I decided to approach interviewing the guys in Masked Intruder in an unorthodox fashion because it didn’t seem easy to stay on track and have a reflective conversation with a group of colored ski mask-wearing criminal hooligans.

Interestingly enough, Mugshots and Masks turned into one of the best sit-downs I’ve had in a while. The creativity and brutal honesty coming out of Masked Intruder may not particularly coincide with their poppy …

Masked Intruder Feature Photo Part 1

Masked Intruder Presents: ‘Mugshots & Masks: Part 1′

What does Masked Intruder think of the criminal mischief of Justin Bieber and Coolio? Can anyone help the blue intruder get in touch with Lindsay Lohan?

Last week, UTG TV got the chance to sit down and hang out with the colors of Masked Intruder before their set in New York City. Prior to taking the stage to a crowded basement at Webster Hall, the guys spoke with us about their current tour, the release of their new record MI and their upcoming tour with The Queers and The Dwarves.

Instead of doing a traditional interview, I decided to grab …

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UTG PHOTOS: The Menzingers, Lemuria, and PUP (5/30/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Nick Karp to Webster Hall in New York City on May 30, 2014.

On the biggest night of the tour, The Menzingers headlined and nearly sold out the 1,400-cap room at Webster Hall. Performing old classics and newer cuts from Rented World, the energy of the show was nonstop between the Scranton, PA act onstage and the excitement of the crowd.

Before The Menzingers were Buffalo’s own Lemuria. Lemuria is a band that can fit onto any bill. They aren’t musically similar, but Lemuria takes a DIY approach to their work that appeals to …

The Swellers 2013

THE END IS NEAR: The Swellers Begin Booking Farewell Shows

It’s a sad, sad day for fans of punk.

After twelve years of hard work and great music, Michigan based punk outfit The Swellers have revealed that they are currently planning what will eventually become their farewell tour. Yes, the end is near and the brightest light in the midwest punk scene will soon be put out for good, but before you get down on everything try to remember the good: There will be one more tour.

Taking to Facebook earlier today, The Swellers posted an update that read:

We had our first band practice twelve years ago today. It’s

every time i die

REVIEW: Every Time I Die – ‘From Parts Unknown’

Artist: Every Time I Die
Title: From Parts Unknown
Label: Epitaph Records
Genre: Hardcore

Every Time I Die are one of the hardcore genre’s most respected and revered acts. They are also arguably one of its most consistent, having produced a discography of critically acclaimed records each littered with genre-defining party anthems tailor-made to incite and inspire a riotous response in a live environment. This consistency of performance, coupled with their personable natures and overall accessibility has enabled the band to amass a notoriously rabid fan-base affectionately known as ETIDiots, who greet every tour and every new record with unrivaled …