Archive for November 18th, 2013


Rutgers University Offers Springsteen Class

New Jersey’s Rutgers University will offer a course open to first-year students exploring the theological contexts of songs by “The Boss.” Titled “Bruce Springsteen’s Theology,” the class will be taught by professor Azzan Yadin-Israel, a longtime Springsteen fan and scholar of ancient Rabbinic literature, and will explore the themes of all of Springsteen’s albums, from Greetings From Asbury […]

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‘Days of Future Past’ Heading Back To Montreal For Reshoots

Director Bryan Singer and some cast and crew will be heading back to Montreal for a few weeks for some additional filming for the upcoming X-Men sequel, Days of Future Past. 20th Century Fox’s second biggest film (only behind Avatar) will take some more time to bring a finite close to the filming process. While […]

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Watch TTNG’s Audiotree Session

Audiotree is one of my favorite in-studio live performance outlets. A wonderfully crafted atmosphere, a superb roster of artists that have performed in their rooms, it is a great escape to watch bands emit their musical prowess live. Now we can add TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns) to that roster. The UK math-rock band […]

Christian Bale Hints Upcoming ‘Exodus’ Film To Be Violent; Says To Expect “Shocking Stuff”

There has been quite a bit of hype around Ridley Scott’s upcoming biblical epic, Exodus, which so far boasts a big name cast – including Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul and more. While there’s not a ton of information known about the movie itself, Christian Bale stated that Exodus is much more violent than […]

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London Grammar Announce Headlining North American Tour

London Grammar are a three piece alternative rock outfit hailing from London. Earlier today, the group happily announced that they will be headlining a North American tour in early 2014. Supporting acts have not been announced yet, but we should hear about that soon. They will start in Houston, Texas on March 17 and then […]


Explosive New ‘Need For Speed’ Trailer Reveals Plot

As much as I love Aaron Paul, the first trailer for 2014’s Need For Speed left me fearing for the future of Jesse Pinkman’s career. The tacky monologue felt too heavy-handed for a movie based on a video game series, and while the chase scenes looked great, the clips shown were far too short to […]

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LISTEN: Dance Gavin Dance – “The Robot With Human Hair Pt. 4” (Popeska Remix)

Dance Gavin Dance threw around the idea of having a cut from their new album, Acceptance Speech, being remixed after its release, so it’s exciting to see Atlanta-based producer Popeska has taken it upon himself to put a chilled-out spin on “The Robot With Human Hair Pt. 4.” The song is exclusively streaming on Alternative […]

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Yellowcard Announce Second Leg Of ‘Ocean Avenue’ Acoustic Tour

Yellowcard celebrated the ten year anniversary of their breakout album, Ocean Avenue, this year with an acoustic rerecording of the entire record and an accompanying tour where they played the full album acoustically followed by an electric set featuring songs from other albums. The tour got a great response from fans, but like any tour, […]


REVIEW: Foxing – ‘The Albatross’

Artist: Foxing Album: The Albatross Genre: Emo “When the tide rolled in, there was nothing left but an albatross hanging from my neck, and just as you could not contain the sea, you could not contain me,” sings Foxing vocalist Conor Murphy on the opening track of The Albatross. The line is an allusion to […]


Kanye West Speaks At Harvard About Utopia

It’s not that time of year for celebrities to head to commencement ceremonies at colleges around the country, so what was Kanye West doing at the Harvard School of Design? Oh, you know, talking about the power of design and the possibilities of a Utopian society while Kim Kardashian looked on. West really believes in […]

We Came As Romans

We Came As Romans Announce UK Dates With Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! And The Color Morale

We Came As Romans just wrapped up a stint on the UK edition of the Vans Warped Tour, but they’ve already announced plans to head back across the pond in 2014. The Detroit, Michigan metalcore band will be headlining the Rock Sound Impericon Exposure Tour, which runs from February 25 to March 2. Support for […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Forever Came Calling – “Campfire Kansas (The Get Up Kids Tribute)”

Forever Came Calling deliver a splash of southern California pop-punk on a unique rendition of “Campfire Kansas,” originally by emo-rock legends The Get Up Kids. Forever Came Calling does an excellent job of not only giving justice to a song by one of the most influential bands of an era, FCC really made the song […]