Archive for May 20th, 2013

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Eisley Come Close, But Don’t Make Kickstarter Goal

Eisley failed to make their Kickstarter goal. Looks like they won’t be touring the way they wanted to. With Currents, their new album due out next week, Eisley set up a Kickstarter to help them raise the funds they needed to tour more comfortably with four new additions; their kids. So instead of packing everyone […]

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NEW SINGLE: Sleeping With Sirens – “Alone” Feat. Machine Gun Kelly

Sleeping With Sirens have unleashed a brand new single off their upcoming album, Feel. The song is titled “Alone,” and it features guest vocals from the musician known as Machine Gun Kelly. You can check it out by taking a look below the jump. You can pre-order Feel on iTunes or you can grab one […]

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Betty Who Releases “You’re In Love” Video

UTG’s latest pop music crush is back in our headlines with release of yet another stunning music video. Marking her second single of 2013, Betty Who released the official video for “You’re In Love” earlier today, May 20. The video, which features imagery that will be familiar to those who’ve seen Betty’s press photos, was […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Kanye West – “New Slaves”

Artist: Kanye West Song: “New Slaves” Album: Yeezus Label: Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Ladies and gentlemen, Kanye West is back, and he is controversial as ever. This pop icon, who has built his dynasty on constant ingenuity and speculation, debuted his new single, “New Slaves,” via live projections on 66 different buildings across the world. “New Slaves,” […]

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REST IN PEACE: Ray Manzarek (1939-2013)

Ray Manzarek, who co-founded legendary rock group The Doors with Jim Morrison in 1965, has passed away at the age of 74. It’s hard to throw a paper airplane in the music business without hitting someone with a story about how The Doors impacted their life in one way or another, and there is zero […]

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Will Smith Considering Making New Music; Developing Ideas With Kanye West

When images of Will Smith and Kanye West in South America together surfaced online earlier this year, fans on both sides of the fence began foaming at the mouth when considering the possibilities of what would happen should these two entertainment heavyweights join forces. At the time, we figured it was all speculation brought on […]

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STREAM: Strange Vacation – “On and On”

“On and On” by Detroit duo Strange Vacation is streaming exclusively on AbsolutePunk.net right now. The track is off of the group’s sophomore album, Thunderstorms, which is due for release tomorrow, May 21. Pre-orders for the record are available on Kickstarter. Along with the song stream on AbsolutePunk.net is a video of the duo performing […]

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Take a Wonderful Look into the Making of the Music of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Regardless of your thoughts on Star Trek Into Darkness (here is what we had to say), one thing is for certain: the score behind the film is absolutely gorgeous. Today we are excited to share with you a short 7-minute behind the scenes documentary about recording the score for the film. We get to see […]

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Lawyer Blames Steroid Use In As I Lay Dying Frontman’s Murder-for-Hire Case

The case of Tim Lambesis’ arrest in connection to a murder-for-hire plot took another turn this afternoon as members of the press were informed that his lawyer believes the singer’s steroid abuse is to blame. Lambesis’ defense lawyer, Thomas Warwick, told the California court last week that the As I Lay Dying singer had become […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Gillie Da Kid Feat. Pusha T – “Tryna Get Me One”

Philly rapper Gillie Da Kid may not be a household name just yet, but all that soon may change. Gillie teamed up with former Clipse member, Pusha T, to drop his new music video for the track, “Tryna Get Me One.” The video features a zombie apocalypse in the confines of North Philadelphia, but the […]

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STREAM: Smith Westerns – “3am Spiritual”

Chicago rockers, Smith Westerns, dropped their second track entitled, “3am Spiritual,” from their new upcoming album, Soft Will.  The new track is a little more ambitious than the poppier-carefree track, “Varsity,” which was debuted a few months ago. At around marker 3:05, the track breaks into a staccato bridge, which is followed by an emotional guitar […]

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STREAM: Usher – “U.E.O.N.O.” (Remix)

Rocko’s single “U.E.O.N.O.” has been blowing up the airwaves and now R&B sensation Usher drops his official remix. UTG thinks this might be the best remix we have heard so far but want you to be the judge. Does it live up to the hype? Watch out for features on this song by 2 Chainz […]