Archive for December 4th, 2013

Of Us Giants Nova Scotia

UTG EXCLUSIVE: Of Us Giants – “Nova Scotia” (Feat. Lindsey Pavao)

We here at UTG are pretty excited to introduce you to California’s Of Us Giants today. In about two months, the band will be releasing their first ever full length album by the name of Nova Scotia on January 28, 2014, and lucky for you, we’re sharing the lead single off of the record right […]


Brand New Announce Two Intimate Shows

Today alternative rock band, Brand New, announced that they will be doing two intimate December shows, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast. Brand New will have one show this Sunday, December 8, at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA and another on December 22 at The Bell House in Brooklyn. […]


Driver Friendly Perform Stripped Down Version Of “Messidona”

Driver Friendly have released a stripped down version of “Messidona” for Punks in Vegas. The song comes from their EP, Peaks + Valleys, which was released earlier this year on Hopeless Records. Driver Friendly are one of the more original bands to come out of the Warped Tour scene in years. Featuring horns and synths, the music […]

Citizen 2013

Citizen Release Music Video For “How Does It Feel?”

Whether or not you believe in the “emo revival,” it’s hard to deny that 2013 has graced us with some truly excellent releases from “emo” bands. After releasing their impressive debut record Youth through Run For Cover Records back in June and conquering the 2013 edition of the Vans Warped Tour, Citizen have proven themselves […]

The Swellers 2013

The Swellers Release New Music Video

The Swellers have released a party-themed music video for their next single, “Got Social,” and you can check it out after the break. The song comes from The Light Under Closed Doors, the Flint, Michigan band’s fifth full-length and first release for No Sleep Records. The Swellers proved themselves road warriors this fall on a […]


UTG INTERVIEW: letlive. Talk Success, Sustainability With ‘The Blackest Beautiful’

It’s an oddly sensational euphoria, being able to deem something so chaotic, raw and exhilarating as a truly cleansing experience. But, it is the only way to describe a letlive. performance. It can be argued that no other act on the planet contains the crafted balance of poise and passion that you see within the […]

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Behemoth Release Beautifully Haunting (and NSFW) Video For “Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel”

There have been teasers and clips of Behemoth’s new single, “Blow Your Trumpets Gabriel,” floating around online for weeks. The crushing snippets let us know the band was going to deliver some of their heaviest material to date, and this morning they made good on that promise by delivering the song with an accompanying video […]

Periphery Promo Shot 2012

Periphery Announce Experimental New Project, ‘Clear’

I’m a sucker for concept albums and bands challenging themselves to write and record in interesting ways, and I’m also a big fan of jaw-dropping guitar work and time signature changes. All of those elements will come together on Periphery‘s new project, Clear. Each member of the band was given primary creative control on one […]

Sparks The Rescue

Sparks The Rescue To Release B-Sides Collection This Week

Sparks The Rescue frontman Toby McAllister has announced via Instagram that the Portland, Maine pop rock band band will be releasing The Secrets We’ve Kept this Friday, December 6. The album will contain demos, B-sides, and unreleased material. The Secrets We’ve Kept is Sparks The Rescue’s second release of 2013, following their July EP, The […]


ADAPTATION ALERT: ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Is Headed To The Big Screen

I feel old writing this even though I’ve barely reached my mid-twenties, but when I was learning to read the internet was nowhere near as popular or prevalent as it is today. When teachers wanted us to be quiet they would send us to the library, and at my school there was no collection of […]


Alicia Keys Launches Rarities Site, Releases Cover Of PM Dawn’s “I’d Die Without You”

Pop phenomenon Alicia Keys launched a new website this week dubbed the ‘AK Vault.’ The site, which we expect will be updated on a semi-regular basis, is the new online destination for fans seeking rare recordings from Keys. Her first release, a cover of PM Dawn’s “I’d Die Without You,” can be streamed at the […]

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Required Listening: A$AP Nast Featuring Method Man – “Trillmatic”

It has been a minute since we heard from the members of A$AP Mob, but last night a new single hit the net that’s guaranteed to improve your day tenfold. Bringing together A$AP Nast with Wu-Tang legend Method Man, “Trillmatic” is the lead single off the Mob’s forthcoming compilation project, L.O.R.D. The project won’t hit […]