Archive for January 28th, 2014

Icarus The Owl

ALBUM STREAM: Icarus The Owl Unleashes Self-Titled Album

Icarus The Owl‘s new self-titled full-length release is currently streaming exclusively on SputnikMusic.com. The band turned to Kickstarter to get Icarus The Owl off the ground. The success of the campaign gained them the attention of producer Kris Crummett. His talents helped craft albums such as A Lot Like Birds’ No Place, Closure in Moscow’s First Temple, all of […]

Inventions

Hear a New Single From Inventions (Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium)

Ambient post-rock lovers heard good news a little over a week ago when it was reported that Mark T. Smith of Explosions in the Sky and Eluvium’s Matthew Cooper teamed up to form a new band called Inventions. Their full self-titled LP is due April 1 via Temporary Residence Ltd., but you can get a taste of […]

Broken Bells

ALBUM STREAM: Broken Bells – ‘After the Disco’

Broken Bells announced their sophomore debut, After the Disco, back in October of last year. As its February 4 release date on Columbia Records inches closer (and, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, all of us here at UTG get more antsy in anticipation), they’ve been sharing more and more of the record. Now, at last, it’s streaming […]

Tegan and Sara Shoes

Tegan and Sara Are Selling Shoes With Cat Doodles They Designed

Hey, shoe lovers. Gather round. Tegan and Sara have each just designed a pair of shoes that will be going on sale later this year. They’re vegan-friendly, cat-doodle-filled, and everything a fan could want. The shoes were made in collaboration with Keep Company! from top to bottom to reflect their personal style. They will be […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Taking Back Sunday – “Flicker, Fade”

The official announcement of Taking Back Sunday’s upcoming tour with The Used has already made today a good one for fans of the Long Island, New York quintet, but it gets even better. The band’s new music video for “Flicker, Fade” also hit the web today, and you can stream it after the break. “Flicker, […]

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Polar Release New Video For “Mountain Throne”

English hardcore quartet Polar will return on February 10 with a new album titled Shadowed By Vultures. The group aimed to refine and perfect their sound on the new record, and you can get a taste of the results on “Mountain Throne.” The pummeling track is streaming, along with its accompanying music video, after the […]

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Driver Friendly Have Cameras And Laptops Stolen

Last night, Driver Friendly became the latest victims of theft from touring bands. The band members’ laptops and cameras were stolen during the El Paso stop of the Texas Takeover Tour, which Driver Friendly are currently on with Wild Party. Based on a short video posted to the band’s Facebook page, it appears that the […]

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Taking Back Sunday And The Used Announce Co-Headlining Tour, Reveal Dates

We told you near the end of 2013 that Taking Back Sunday were planning to hit the road with The Used in the new year, and this morning the official announcement went live. Taking Back Sunday and The Used will be co-headlining a nationwide tour later this year. The tour will kick off on March […]

Gnarwolves

Gnarwolves Premiere “Tongue Surfer” Lyric Video

“I’m not the same guy you kissed. I’m a miserable shit, and you know it.” The Chronicles of Gnarnia is one of my most anticipated releases of 2014, even if it’ll probably be like 20 minutes in total length. Today, the Brighton-based emo-punk act that will be releasing said album on February 24 via Pure […]

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Randy Blythe Confirms Lamb Of God Is Going On Hiatus

“This has been a pretty wild ride…” This is one of those news stories you see coming from a mile away, but still hope you never have to write. There have been rumors circulating throughout the metal community for several weeks that Lamb Of God would be taking an extended break following the end of […]

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LYGER Release Music Video For “Stroke”

Back in November, we got all excited about the debut track to surface from London’s brand new rock trio, LYGER. Two months later, right after a tour announcement, the band has released the music video (via DIY) that accompanies the fuzz-rock frenzy that is “Stroke.” Consisting of perfectly edited clips of the three-piece playing the […]

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KiD CuDi Says ‘Satellite Flight’ Is Now An Album

KiD CuDi revealed last night that his forthcoming Satellite Flight EP will now be an album. Taking to Twitter with a thank you note to fans for their continued patience, KiD CuDi told followers his next effort will indeed be a full-length release. There is no release date for the album just yet, but rumors […]