Archive for February 20th, 2013

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Squid The Whale Add More Tour Dates

Bradley Walden and the rest of the Squid The Whale crew announced a string of new tour dates with Sleep City earlier today. The eight day tour will start on March 23 at Crocodile Rock in Allentown, Pennsylvania, make its way throughout the Northeast and finish up at Frankie’s in Toledo, Ohio. Right before these tour […]

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The Word Alive Added To Parkway Drive’s North American Tour

Last January, Under The Gun announced Parkway Drive‘s upcoming North American tour this spring. At the time, supporting acts were not available, however, that’s all changed. Parkway Drive have finally announced that Whileshesleeps, Veil of Maya and The Word Alive will be hitting the road with the metal act for this tour. The tour will […]

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STREAM: The Dear Hunter – “Whisper”

Good Lord, The Dear Hunter is incredible… I’m a balloon on the edge of bursting with excitement for Migrant, the upcoming record from the band announced about a month ago. What has me especially inflated today? This, a brand spanking new single called “Whisper.” Contradictory to its name, it’s anything but quiet. It’s spectacular. Don’t take […]


REVIEW: The Rival Mob – Mob Justice

Band: The Rival Mob Album: Mob Justice Genre: Hardcore Label: Revelation Records The Rival Mob is one of those bands in hardcore that has an extreme amount of hype. Like a disturbing amount. Want a used t-shirt on eBay? $40. Want a 7-inch? Don’t even bother looking. When bands have such extreme amounts of demand, […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Miguel – “Candles In The Sun”

Miguel is more than sexy croons and swoon inducing moves. As the visuals for Kaleidoscope Dream closer “Candles In The Wind” demonstrate, he’s also got a conscious edge. “It’s so easy to ignore what’s right in front of us sometimes. I wanted to create a song and visual that addressed my everyday concerns of life as I […]


Firefly Music Festival 2013 Announce Lineup

After last year’s success, Firefly Music Festival will return this June 21-23 to the Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Some of the headliners include: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, Kendrick Lamar, Foster The People, Public Enemy, Passion Pit, MGMT, The Lumineers, and more. A limited supply of specially priced […]

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Frank Ocean Is About, “10, 11 Songs” Into His ‘Channel Orange’ Follow Up And Other Takeaways From His BBC Radio 1 Interview

Do you have 30 minutes for Frank Ocean? The R&B singer-songwriter recently sat down with Zane Lowe at BBC Radio 1 to dish about all things Ocean. Seeing as how busy Ocean has been over the last couple weeks and months, they had a lot to talk about. The first topic to come up, of […]


STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Hoodie Allen – Crew Cuts (Free Album)

After months of promotion and two unstoppable singles, New York’s Hoodie Allen has finally released his long awaited free album. Hitting the net at noon today, Crew Cuts offers fans eleven new songs from the rising rapper. The album also features appearances from Chiddy Bang, Chance The Rapper, Shwayze, G-Eazy, Skizzy Mars, and OCD, as […]


STREAM: Daylight – “In On It”

Pennsylvania punk rock act Daylight will be dropping their debut full length, Jar, on April 30 through Run For Cover Records. If “In on It,” the first track released from the album, is any indication, it sounds like the Keystone State boys have put together a hell of an album. “In on It” is steeped in 90s […]


Guitarist Steph Carter Leaves Gallows, Band To Continue As A Four Piece

The lineup of UK-based punk act Gallows continues to fluctuate. According to a statement released by the group, guitarist and vocalist Steph Carter has left the band to pursue outside projects. Steph has left Gallows and we wish him the best of luck with his future projects. We will be moving on as a four piece like […]


Austrian Death Machine Launch Indiegogo To Fund New Album; Discuss Possibility of Touring

Austrian Death Machine is one of the UTG staff’s favorite side projects. Fronted by Tim Lambesis of As I Lay Dying fame, the band has released two brutal albums of metal so riff heavy that you literally cannot help breaking a sweat when it plays. Now the time has come for a third release, and […]

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Murder By Death Had “Everything Of Value” Taken From Their Van On Monday

Bummer news out of Murder By Death’s camp this week. According to a statement posted on their Facebook, the band was subject to a host of curious maladies during a stay in St. Louis. First, the band was robbed of some gear and personal items. Well we treated ourself to a rare nice hotel in […]