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UTG PHOTOS: Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties (6/26/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer Nick Karp to the Glamour Kills Store in New York, NY on June 26.

Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties is the solo project of The Wonder Years’ vocalist, Dan “Soupy” Campbell. On June 26, the headquarters of Glamour Kills in New York City hosted the first ever Aaron West set. 30-plus people showed up to watch Aaron West, a character Soupy made up from Long Island, NY, perform. While it should be noted that West was borderline shaking due to nerves, the set turned out to be a night to remember for all of …

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REVIEW: Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties – ‘We Don’t Have Each Other’

Artist: Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties
Album: We Don’t Have Each Other
Label: Hopeless Records

If nothing else can be taken away from Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties‘ debut record, then at least take away this: even in the most fictitious stories there can be subtle truths about struggle in life. Everyone goes through trials, tests, tribulations and people far wiser than myself will tell you it’s how you face these situations that helps mold and shape who you are and what you can become.

This is what We Don’t Have Each Other is about. It’s about …

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Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties Stream Debut Album

It’s finally here. Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, the new project of Dan “Soupy” Campbell (of the Wonder Years) is streaming their debut album one week before its scheduled release date. Check down below for the stream.

The LP, We Don’t Have Each Other is due out on July 8 via Hopeless Records, where you can still get the pre-order. You can expect our review of the album soon.

East coasters can find Soupy performing live this summer on the Acoustic Basement stage at the Vans Warped Tour. Those select dates are below as …

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The Wonder Years Release Full-Band Version Of “Living Room Song”

Brace yourself: The Wonder Years have released a new song, kind of.

The undisputed kings of new-school pop-punk have released a full-band version of “Living Room Song” over at Alt Press. The acoustic version of the track originally appeared as an elusive Japanese B-side to 2011′s Suburbia I’ve Given You All And Now I’m Nothing, and has since been released as a bonus track on the deluxe edition of the record. I personally believe that the acoustic version is far superior, but it’s great to have both versions around.

The song will be released through No Sleep Records’ …

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Listen To a New Song From Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties

We are now barreling headlong towards the release of We Don’t Have Each Other, the first-ever full length from Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, a.k.a. Dan “Soupy” Campbell of The Wonder Years. So far, the famously frank frontman has graced us with two tracks from his debut solo effort, and earlier today, unveiled a third during an extensive interview with Look below to check out the full podcast; if you’re pressed for time, the new song, “St. Joe Keeps Us Safe,” begins at around 25:50.

On this latest effort, Campbell’s protagonist wrestles with his …


Let Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties Break Your Heart With “Divorce”

Forget about The Fault In Our Stars. The song you’re about to hear may very well be the most depressing piece of art you experience throughout the entire month of June. That’s not a bad thing in the slightest, but I felt it best to warn you in case you needed a minute to grab Kleenex and/or put other tasks on hold.

Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties, otherwise known as the side project of Dan ‘Soupy’ Campbell from The Wonder Years, have released the official video for their new single “Divorce.” From the opening line, which depicts a …

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Stream The First Track From The Wonder Years’ Dan Campbell’s New Side Project

Last week, UTG became immensely excited when Dan “Soupy” Campbell of The Wonder Years announced his new project titled Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties.

“I’ve got a gut full of ulcers. They’re gonna burn out like dead stars; and turn to dust,” sings Campbell in his typical fashion of brutal honesty, although the song itself is presented unlike anything you’ve heard from Soupy in the past.

Check out below the jump to watch the lyric video for the new track “You Ain’t No Saint” and look forward to the album We Don’t Have Each Other which will be …

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Dan Campbell Of The Wonder Years Reveals Solo Project, Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties

You’re going to get to know Aaron West very well this summer.

Who is Aaron West, you ask? He is the character at the center of Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties, the new solo project of Dan Campbell, vocalist of pop punk favorites The Wonder Years. Here’s what Campbell has to say about the project and his upcoming album, We Don’t Have Each Other, produced by Ace Enders of The Early November and out July 8 on Hopeless Records:

Everything I had ever written lyrically up to this point had been non-fiction. I wanted to push myself


Driver Friendly Premiere New Song Featuring Dan Campbell, New Album Out July 15

Austin, Texas natives Driver Friendly have announced that their new album, Unimagined Bridges, will be released July 15 on Hopeless Records. In typical Driver Friendly fashion, the announcement was accompanied by a fun, elaborate music video for the album’s first single, “Stand So Tall.”

In the clip, which you can check out after the break, the band members attend a sort of superhero boot camp, complete with costumes, skateboards, and even a Shake Weight. The aspiring superheroes are even joined by Wonder Years frontman Dan “Soupy” Campbell, whose unmistakable voice adds a shot of adrenaline to the song’s bridge.…


Stream A Reimagined Version Of Letlive.’s “The Dope Beat”

Last year Letlive. released their hugely successful album The Blackest Beautiful. It’s certainly my personal favorite of theirs, and I’m definitely not the only one. Starting in January, the band released their first Renditions track from the album. According to the group, these are reimagined versions of songs from The Blackest Beautiful featuring a variety of guest vocalists. The first song was a reimagined version of “27 Club,” and it included guest vocals by Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die. Now they have revealed the second track in the series, which is “The Dope Beat.” For this …

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MUSIC VIDEO: The Wonder Years – “Dismantling Summer”

Family is a key topic of The Greatest Generation, the latest album from Philadelphia, PA pop punk forerunners The Wonder Years. From the stark resolve of “Madelyn” to the anxiety that comes with sick and aging relatives on “Dismantling Summer,” frontman Dan “Soupy” Campbell’s lyrics hit close to home in very real sense. The family theme continues in the new music video for the latter track, which you can check out after the break. The clip finds Campbell’s family going through a typical day with a bearded mannequin as his stand-in while he anxiously tries to get a …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/23-2/29

Record Store Day is getting closer and closer, with new releases being announced nearly every day, but you don’t have to wait until April 19 or stand in a long line to buy most of the records featured in this edition of Weekly Wax. The highlights include the first in a series of Oasis reissues, a pair of new Live At Third Man Records sessions (by Divine Fits and Mudhoney), and pre-orders for new albums from Animals As Leaders, Frameworks, and many more.

As always, the full roundup of this week’s vinyl news is below, so give …