Archive for June 20th, 2013

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The Ongoing Concept Sign With Solid State Records

The Ongoing Concept, a highly unique metal act hailing from Rathdrum, Idaho, have signed with Solid State Records. The group plan to release their debut full-length, Saloon, on August 20. In order to spread the word about the new record, they will be performing in the parking lot before the doors open at each Vans […]

Washed Out 2013

Washed Out Talks New Album; Stream New Song, “It All Feels Right”

Chillwave Godfather, Ernest Greene AKA Washed Out, has made quite a name for himself over the past few years. He went from sampling classic tracks on YouTube in his parents’ house, to a Sub Pop Records artist who peaked number 6 on the Billboard US Rock charts with his 2011 debut album, Within and Without. […]

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LISTEN: Elitist – “Echo In The Room”

Progressive metalcore act Elitist have released a brand new single called “Echo In The Room” which can be found after the jump. The track will be featured on the group’s forthcoming EP, Between The Balance, which is set to hit stores July 30. For those who can’t wait until July to purchase their copy of […]

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Kingdom Of Giants Premiere “Broken Ocean”

California metalcore outfit Kingdom Of Giants have premiered a brand new track, entitled “Broken Ocean,” off of their upcoming debut full-length, Every Wave Of Sound. The record is set to drop June 25, but pre-order options are still available on MerchNOW. Check out “Broken Ocean” after the jump, and if you dig the song, take […]

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STREAM: Woe, Is Me – “Stand Up”

Seven months after the release of Genesis, Woe, Is Me are back at it again with “Stand Up,” a track that the Atlanta-based metalcore band have been performing live on the Monster Energy Stage of the North American Vans Warped Tour. UTG wants to know what you think of the song: how does it stack […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Zakk Wylde Speaks on Black Label Society, Tim Lambesis and Playing with Ozzy Osbourne

“Are you a warrior of Christ?” asks a fan during a Q&A session at NYC’s jazz club, The Iridium. “Of course, I’m Catholic,” replies Zakk Wylde almost immediately. “Can you explain why?” the man follows up. “Well, you know, because being with Ozzy, between all the satanic rituals and the orgies we have, it just […]

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Chvrches Announce Tour, Perform On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Scottish electropop group and band name that I struggle to spell for some reason Chvrches are heading out on an American tour this week. To help promote the tour, they appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Their first EP, Recover EP, came out earlier this year and their first full length, The Bones of […]

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Dan “Soupy” Campbell (The Wonder Years) and Jon Diener (The Swellers) Talk About The Life Of A Musician And The State Of The Industry

Leading into their bands’ appearances on the recently commenced Vans Warped Tour, Soupy from The Wonder Years and Jon Diener of The Swellers did an interview with BLARE magazine. The two musicians talked about life, growing up in the punk community, having a firsthand look at how things in the industry have changed due to […]

Foothills Fest 2013

SHOW REVIEW: Foothills Fest (Cauldron Point, Conflicts, Via Luna, and more)

Amongst a day full of erratic weather, including blistering heat in the afternoon and torrential downpours in the evening, Foothills Fest arose to display the best up-and-coming talent the Midwest has to offer. Last Saturday, flocks of musicians, artists and fans alike gathered in Mid-Missouri to deliver a day full of varieties of surprises. From […]

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MGM And Fox 2000 Announce ‘Poltergeist’ Remake, Horror Fans Get Defensive

Though it has been rumored for several days, MGM and Fox 2000 have officially partnered with plans to develop a quasi-remake of the iconic horror film Poltergeist. Confirmed this morning via press release, the “modern” version of Poltergeist will be directed by Monster House mastermind Gil Kenan and written by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire, […]

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Majical Cloudz Release “Bugs Don’t Buzz” Video

If insects on camera make you uncomfortable, consider this your warning to turn back now. This video loves cockroaches, and anyone who feels the opposite would be best advised to stay clear. Shoegazing indie outfit Majical Cloudz has released a hauntingly beautiful video for the single “Bugs Don’t Buzz.” The track, which is mainly vocalist […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Kill Lincoln – “Wake, Wait, Repeat”

Washington DC ska-punk band Kill Lincoln relased a music video for their song, “Wake, Wait, Repeat,” today on BlankTV. The video was shot by our very own UTG staffer Tyler Osborne, and is a live shoot of the band playing in their house after nobody shows up to their party. Kill Lincoln just released their […]