The organizers of Riot Fest have announced that the festival is returning to Douglass Park in Chicago this fall. In typical Riot fashion, the lineup for Sept. 17, 18 and 19 is stacked. “We’ve missed you and we can’t wait to see you this year,” the festival organizers shared.
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Riot Fest 2020 has been postponed until 2021. The festival announced the new dates and first lineup announcement on June 16.
The Chicago-based festival follows a long list of other festivals that have been postponed this year including Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Coachella and Reading and Leeds...
Bands playing a show in a weird place can be either a novelty or simply because they have nowhere else to go. But picking an unusual spot to perform can have many pros and cons. Sometimes the band face extravagant charges, and sometimes they just get a lot of free publicity...
Diving into the meaning behind a band’s lyrics can offer a glimpse into what influences an artist. However, sometimes an album with a fully realized vision driving it can reveal things you never knew. Whether it’s the inspiration a band draw from in their word choice or some historical background you didn’t know about a certain topic, concept records are some of the most fun things to listen to on
There are thousands of podcasts out there, and more are uploaded each day. While there’s plenty of podcasts about music, we wanted to switch perspectives and introduce you to some created by the musicians themselves.
Go ahead and take a break from streaming music to try out one of these podcasts or radio shows hosted by punk musicians. Belo...
Photographer: Max Fairclough
AP photographer Max Fairclough takes you behind the scenes and brings you the best shots from Soundwave 2015, including Fall Out Boy, All Time Low, Tonight Alive, Animals As Leaders, This Wild Life, Lagwagon and more. Check ou
Fucked Up have debuted a new song titled, "Led By Hand." The track is featured on the band's upcoming full-length, Glass Boys. The album is confirmed to be released on June 3 via Matador Records. Pre-orders are available here. Fans can stream the track below. Te
Year Of The Dragon EP
The latest installment in Fucked Up's Chinese Zodiac series features another sprawling, lengthy title track that defies easy categorization, and adds bonus goodies to bring the whole thing back down to earth. "Y
Fucked Up have announced the release of their newest hardcore album, Glass Boys, due out June 13 via Matador Records - the band’s first release since 2011’s David Comes To Life. The album focuses on a variety of themes, but centralizes itself around reconciling yourself as an adult with the teenager within. Listen to
Toronto's Fucked Up recently chatted with Rolling Stone about writing the follow-up to 2011's David Comes To Life. Read an excerpt below.
"I think it'd be dishonest to try and make exactly the same thing again, because that's not what you'd want to do," Abraham says. "You want to try someth...
Fucked Up guitarist Mike Haliechuk (10,000 Marbles) has published an interesting new essay on SXSW and other like-minded festivals that calls into question what bands truly get out of them. Here's an excerpt, via the Grid:
"The model established by SXSW, which has been replicated in dozens of cities all around the world, rests upon the premise that for the bands who perform, the potential
More bands have been announced for Metallica's inuagural Orion Music & More festival, happening June 23-24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Bands slated to perform include Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, The Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Fucked Up, Best Coast, Hot Snakes, Titus Andronicus, Gary Clark Jr., Lucero, Roky Erickson, Th
Life Sux EP
You’re never gonna stop Nathan Williams. At least, that’s what the Wavves frontman continues to proclaim on the follow-up EP to 2010’s King Of The Beach. Where that album’s title track saw the singer repeating, “You’re never gonna stop me” from being the ruler of all things beachy, Life Sux sees him just as defiantly challenging anyone to stop him from meeting Dave Grohl. (We’re
Noise-poppers Wavves and hardcore pugelists Fucked Up are hitting the road together for a short string of U.S. shows this fall. Dates:
09-23 Boston, MA - Royale
09-24 New York, NY - Webster Hall
09-25 Washington, DC - Black Cat
09-26 Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre
09-27 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
09-28 Columbus, OH - Outland Live
09-29 Chicago, IL - Logan Square Auditorium