Archive for May 28th, 2013


Rise Records Welcomes Honour Crest

After making headlines in recent months for a number of punk-leading additions to their roster, Rise Records has made a return-to-form of sorts today by welcoming Virginia band Honour Crest. Founded in 2009, Honour Crest describe themselves as a “metalcore/electronica band tearing its way through the scene.” They have one recently released album, Metrics, and […]


Jessie J Releases “Wild” Video Featuring Big Sean & Dizzee Rascal

After debuting the audio last week and essentially shutting down our office for a thirty-minute dance party, Jessie J has released the official video for her fantastic new single, “Wild.” You know when you’re listening to the radio and something new comes on that pulls you away from whatever thoughts or traffic has your attention […]

Mac Miller 2013

Mac Miller Performs “Objects In The Mirror” To Debut The Space Migration Sessions

Keeping the promotion for his forthcoming Sophomore effort on overdrive while continuing to expand his empire, Mac Miller killed two birds with one stone earlier today by releasing a performance video of a new song entitled “Objects In The Mirror.” Performed for the inaugural episode of what is being dubbed The Space Migration Sessions, Miller […]

Real Friends

Real Friends Stream ‘Put Yourself Back Together’ EP

Chicago pop punk favorites Real Friends have released a stream of their new EP, Put Yourself Back Together. Offering up another fitting edition to their unique brand of pop punk, Put Yourself Back Together is another heartbroken, emo-referencing collection of basement anthems for crowded venues with poor equipment and walls drenched in sweat. No song […]


Reggie and the Full Effect Begin Recording New Album

A little over two months ago, Reggie and the Full Effect created a Kickstarter to fund their new album, No Country For Old Musicians. Today, frontman James Dewees announced that the recording process has officially begun via an update to Kickstarter backers. “It feels so amazing to be back doing reggie again,” wrote Dewees. “I […]


STREAM: Driver Friendly – “Run”

Late last month, Driver Friendly unveiled a statement about the release of a new upcoming EP, entitled Peaks + Valleys, on Hopeless Records. Today, the band released the lyric video for the track, “Run,” via Alternative Press. Vocalist Tyler Welsh spoke with Alternative Press about the challenges of writing receptive music with 7 members in […]

Never Shout Never 2013

Never Shout Never Stream “Subliminal Messages”

Never Shout Never have partnered up with our buddies over at Property Of Zack to stream a new single off their upcoming album, Sunflower. The song is titled “Subliminal Messages,” and you can stream it by heading on over to PoZ. Sunflower is currently set to hit stores July 2 via Loveway Records. Don’t forget […]

Nine Inch Nails 2013

Nine Inch Nails Join Columbia Records Family, Announce New Album

Earlier today, Nine Inch Nails announced that they will be releasing a brand new album, that they’ve already finished recording, later this year via Columbia Records. There are no other details on the album as of yet, but we’re sure there will be some news here soon! Take a look below the jump for an […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Grandkids Talk ‘Timeshare,’ Bandcamp, and Moving Forward

We’re very pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with Grandkids, an up-and-coming indie folk outfit from Chambana, Illinois. We had the opportunity to speak with vocalist/guitarist Vivian McConnell about all things Grandkids — from their most recent effort, Timeshare, to their influences and SXSW experience, as well as what they have in store for […]

Night Verses 2013

Night Verses Stream New Song “Time Erases Time (Strung Out)”

Up-and-comers Night Verses have teamed up with our brothers at Absolutepunk to stream their brand new song “Time Erases Time (Strung Out).” This blistering song is coming off of the band’s debut album, Lift Your Existence, available June 25 from Easy Killer Records. For fans of: The Sleeping, Touche Amore and Letlive. Check out the […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Gucci Mane Ft. Rick Ross – “Trap House 3”

Brick Squad leader Gucci Mane has unleashed the visuals for his title track to Trap House 3, featuring Rick Ross, and puts us deep in the cut. This video was directed by DRE Films and shows us around Rozay’s luxurious estate. The thugs in their neighborhood have other plans for all of the rapper’s cash. […]


REVIEW: Misser – Distancing

Band: Misser Album: Distancing Genre: Punk/Emo Label: Rise Records Misser, the brain child of Transit’s Tim Landers and Ex-This Time Next Year’s Brad Wiseman, has consistently put out really awesome releases. Starting as a side project in 2011, Misser has quickly put out two releases that established themselves as a band, not just two dudes […]