Archive for February 5th, 2014

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Listen To Elder Brother’s Newest Track, “In My Bones”

Elder Brother, the side project of Kevin Geyer from The Story So Far, and Dan Rose from Daybreaker, grant us a new track from their debut LP, Heavy Head, due out March 11 on Pure Noise Records. This will be the second track released from the indie duo, with the first being “Throw Me To […]

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The Get Up Kids Announce First U.S. Show In Almost Three Years

The Get Up Kids will be thawing from a three-year hibernation as the band announced today they will be taking the stage as the headliner of Middle of the Map Fest, slated to take place in Kansas City, Mo. on April 3-5. Although we have not seen the full band together in quite some time, […]

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A Loss For Words Announce ‘The Kids Cant Lose’ 5th Anniversary Tour

On this fabulous Wednesday, depending where you are either dealing with the cold or the warm weather, Boston rock band A Loss For Words have announced a short tour in honor of their album The Kids Cant Lose‘s 5th anniversary. The tour will be running from March 28 through April 13 featuring support from VEARA, […]

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Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Issues, And More Announced For Reading And Leeds Festivals 2014

2014’s festival announcement season is well underway, and the folks over at Reading and Leeds have announced a new batch of bands that will be playing both festivals. Arctic Monkeys have been confirmed as headliners, while The 1975, Issues, You Me At Six, Pusha T and others have been given support slots. Check out the […]

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Broken Bells, Sting, And More Pay Tribute To The Beatles’ First US Performance

This coming Sunday (February 9) marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ legendary debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. In honor of the Fab Four, David Letterman, who currently calls the Ed Sullivan Theater home, will be showcasing Beatles-inspired performances throughout the week. Thus far, Broken Bells joined forces with Ringo Starr to sing […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Noah Gundersen – ‘Ledges’

24-year old Noah Gundersen, whose sultry voice and poignant lyrics have garnered many comparisons to Dylan, Guthrie, and other folk legends, is currently streaming his debut LP Ledges over at Spin.com. Give it a listen here. This is the first time the Washington native has graced fans with new material since 2011’s Family, which gained a fair […]

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REVIEW: XO – ‘Heart’

Artist: XO Album: Heart Genre: Shoegaze Label: Rory Records/Equal Vision Records While Say Anything has been quietly recording their new album, Jake and Jeff Turner have taken the time off of touring to write and release a new album under their poppy lo-fi shoegaze project, XO. Released through Say Anything frontman Max Bemis’s Rory Records, […]

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Handguns Working With Alex Gaskarth On New Album

Handguns are set to deliver to the follow-up to their 2012 full-length debut, Angst, later this spring, and it looks like it will feature a contribution from All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth. The band is currently recording the as-yet-untitled record in Baltimore, MD with producer Paul Leavitt. While the singer’s tweet, which you can […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Sleep On It – “Cope”

If you’re into pop-punk and brutal honesty, allow us to introduce you to Sleep On It. This five-piece ensemble has been rising through the ranks of Chicago’s scene and will be independently releasing their debut EP entitled Everything, All At Once on February 11. The tracks were recorded in Chicago’s own Gravity Studios (Fall Out […]

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UTG Premiere: 3 Years Hollow – “The Devil’s Slave”

Quad Cities rock outfit 3 Years Hollow will release their debut album, Cracks, on February 11 through Imagen Records. Today, we’re honored to share with you the world premiere of the album opener, “The Devil’s Slave.” Offering crunchy riffs and the kind of hook hard rock fans will want to scream from the top of […]

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Watch Justin Vernon And The Roots Perform On ‘Fallon’

Justin Vernon and The Roots might not seem like an obvious combination at first, but don’t let appearances fool you. The man behind Bon Iver is a self-professed hip hop fan and even recorded a yet-to-be-released collaboration with rapper Astronautalis. With that in mind, it’s not so strange to see Vernon teaming up with one […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Traditions – “Ten Days”

Today we are happy to premiere with you a brand new track from New England’s Traditions. With their debut EP Cycles due out March 11, the East Coast pop-punk act is sure to be warmly welcomed into the affluent scene. Tapping into the aesthetics of older New Found Glory, Saves The Day, and early Boys […]