Archive for August 25th, 2011

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Lady Gaga hopes VMA performance will be ‘a surprise’

Lady Gaga is opening the VMAs this Sunday, and it looks like the fans won’t know anything about her performance until then.

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New MC Lars song released

MC Lars has released a new song entitled “The Gospel of Hip-Hop.” This track is taken from his upcoming album, Lars Attacks!, which will be released on September 6 through Horris Records. Click here to listen to “The Gospel of Hip-Hop!”

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Lemonheads update tour schedule

The Lemonheads are setting out on tour this fall to perform their 1992 album, It’s a Shame About Ray with support from The Shining Twins. Since the original tour announcement, the band has added a second show at Bowery Ballroom, which will include support from Follower.

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Busta Rhymes speaks about closing Lil Wayne’s LP

Busta Rhymes considers it a “blessing” to be the closing voice on Lil Wayne’s forthcoming LP, Tha Carter IV. He recently spoke about his experience working with Lil Wayne, and the respect he has for Weezy. The LP has already been leaked–including the closing song with Busta Rhymes–but comes out officially directly after the MTV […]

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Karen O discusses upcoming ‘psycho-opera’

Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O has been spreading the word about her upcoming “psycho-opera” called Stop the Virgens. The project was created by Karen O herself along with KK Barrett. It will be directed by Adam Rapp and feature musical direction by both her Yeah Yeah Yeahs bandmate Nick Zinner and Sam “Squeak E. […]

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Fitz & The Tantrums announce fall tour

Fitz & The Tantrums will begin a US tour with Walk the Moon this fall. Band presale tickets are now available, and regular tickets will go on sale this Friday, August 26, at noon. The tour begins on November 10 at Terminal 5 in New York. All dates are listed below.

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Mac Miller drops “Femme Fatale Freestyle”

Mac Miller dropped by the Femme Fatale Mix Show, on Shade 45, and delivered a sick freestyle just recently. Listen to Mac spit over Cam’Ron’s track “Speakin In Tungs” without even skipping a beat. Check it out right here on UTG and let us know if you enjoyed it.

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Dream Theater discuss new album

Fans excited about the September 13 release of Dream Theater’s A Dramatic Turn of Events can watch a track-by-track discussion of the new album. Dream Theater have already released their first single, “On The Backs of Angels,” and have followed it up with previews of four additional tracks.

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Jacuzzi Boys release fall tour dates

Following the release of their second album Glazin’ on August 30, Miami’s Jacuzzi Boys will be heading out on a tour this fall. The tour will kick off with a hometown record release party on August 27 and run until October 31 in Georgia. Click through to see the full list of tour dates!

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MUSIC VIDEO: Charlotte Gainsbourg- Terrible Angels

Charlotte Gainsbourg has recently released the video for the title track of her new EP, Terrible Angels, which is available on September 6. Nathalie Canguilhem directs the video, which begins in a parking garage and includes “bad things” happening to Gainsbourg. Check it out, and let us know what you think.

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Slipknot will continue touring

According to a Tweet from Slipknot frontman Cory Taylor UTG can confirm that the band will be continuing to tour the US, despite rumors dropping off of the music radar. Many fans and critics didn’t think it would happen since the passing of bassist Paul Gray last year. The Tweet seen around the internet can […]

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STREAM: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Otherside (Tim Mason Remix)

An oldie but a definite goodie, with a twist. Tim Mason has remixed the Californication classic “Otherside” from funk rock artists Red Hot Chili Peppers. This track has been transformed from just a rock lick into a party song for the masses. Check out the track, which is streaming past the jump, and let UTG […]