Archive for March 6th, 2013

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” Goes Quadruple Platinum

C’est incroyable. No matter how you feel about the recorded output of Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, or Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the runaway success of their breakthrough single “Thrift Shop” is undeniable. Don’t believe me? I’ve got about four million pieces of evidence to back up my case. According to Chart News, a Twitter account that aggregates and regurgitates […]

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STREAM: The Color Morale – “Strange Comfort”

You know you want it – some more of The Color Morale. They have unveiled a brand new single titled “Strange Comfort”, which will be featured on their upcoming album Know Hope. You can stream the new song by taking a look below the jump. Know Hope is currently scheduled to hit stores March 26 […]

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WATCH: Frightened Rabbit Perform “The Woodpile” Live On ‘Conan’

Talk show host Conan O’Brien introduced his musical guest last night, folk-rock act Frightened Rabbit, by stating the band came, “all the way from Scotland”. A bunch of shaggy, handsome young lads, obsessed with various matters of the heart and other less decent anatomical regions, who like to cause quite a ruckus with their maudlin […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Off With Their Heads – ‘Home’

Punk rockers Off With Their Heads aren’t going to be putting out their latest album Home until next Tuesday, March 12. That isn’t the stopping the band and their label, Epitaph Records, from putting the entire album up on YouTube to stream a week ahead of its release. Home showcases a refreshingly straightforward and hard knuckled […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: Sparrows Studio Update

Sparrows have been at the Getaway Recording Studio with Defeater‘s Jay Maas for the past week and a half, and have now partnered up with us to premiere their latest studio update. The band is sure to wow fans across the country with their unique post-punk sound as they embark on a tour for the […]

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REVIEW: Pyro, Ohio – ‘Before The Sun Sets’

Artist: Pyro, Ohio Album: Before the Sun Sets Genre: Alternative/post-hardcore Label: At Your Command Records What we have here is a failure to communicate. Or, well, reconcile might be a better way of putting it. Pyro, Ohio have gargantuan potential. Such is evident from the very opening strains of Before the Sun Sets, which builds […]

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REVIEW: Many Nights Ahead – ‘We Pick Around’ EP

Artist: Many Nights Ahead Album: We Pick Around EP Genre: Country/folk Label: (Unsigned) A lean, elegant, and heartwarming EP, We Pick Around is about the finest no-frills collection of songs you’ve heard in some time. A carefree and loving take on folk, bluegrass, and country, it sounds more like a casual session by a campfire […]

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Secondhand Serenade Cancel Performance Due To Weather

Secondhand Serenade have unfortunately announced that they are forced to cancel their performance tonight, 3/6, in Minneapolis, Minnesota due to inclement weather. Good news though (not necessarily for those fans in Minneapolis, sorry), they have also announced the remainder of the tour dates for their current tour. You can take a look at those show […]

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The Wonder Years Announce New Album; Reveal Artwork And Track Listing

The Wonder Years have announced plans to release their new album, The Greatest Generation, on May 14 through Hopeless Records. The album was produced and engineered by Steve Evetts (Saves the Day, Lifetime, Every Time I Die), and mixed by Mark Trombino (Jimmy Eat World, Blink-182, Motion City Soundtrack). In addition to announcing the title […]

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REVIEW: Monks Of Mellonwah – ‘Sky & The Dark Night’ EP

Artist: Monks of Mellonwah Album: Sky & The Dark Night EP Genre: Rock, Alternative For fans of: Incubus, Hans Zimmer, Band of Skulls Less than two months ago, I reviewed Monks Of Mellonwah‘s second EP, Neurogenesis, where I stated, “Although it’s not necessarily the next best thing, the Monks show promise with Neurogenesis but they have […]

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WATCH: Dave Grohl, Rick Springfield, And John Fogerty Cover Creedence Clearwater Revival And Perform A ‘Sound City’ Original On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Dave Grohl’s promotion junket for his Sound City documentary seems never ending and we don’t have a problem with that. We reported a few weeks back when the frontman of the recently reactivated Foo Fighters appeared on Chelsea Lately to pique the brain of Sir Elton John. But Grohl and some of his fellow Sound City […]

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Big Boi Prepares US Tour For April

ATL rapper Big Boi has been away from the tour circuit for 2 years and is finally ready to reclaim the throne this summer. The Shoes For Running tour kicks off on April 18, in Georgia, and is stopping through 45 cities. He will be on the road supporting his December release, Vicious Lies and […]