Archive for June 27th, 2014

Less Than Jake 2013

WATCH: Less Than Jake – “Do The Math”

Less Than Jake conjured up an animated video for the track “Do The Math” off their latest album See The Light. See The Light, the eighth full-length by the ska band, was released by Fat Wreck Chords last year on CD, vinyl and digital formats. The band will be on the Vans Warped Tour all […]

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Rest In Peace: Bobby Womack (March 4, 1944 – June 27, 2014)

The world just lost a legend. Reports have been coming in for the last hour that legendary soul singer Bobby Womack has passed away at the age of 70. The news was confirmed by his label, XL Recordings. No cause of death has been found at this time. That said, in recent years Womack has […]

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G-Unit Remix “Don’t Tell ‘Em”

The return of G-Unit continues this afternoon with the release of a new remix for Jeremih’s “Don’t Tell ‘Em.” Jeremih has found quite a bit of success at radio with “Don’t Tell ‘Em,” thanks in part to referencing Snap!’s “Rhythm Is A Dancer” on the hook. The song was given new life today when G-Unit […]

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‘The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby’ Trailer: Bring On The Oscar Buzz

The first trailer for The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby has found its way online ahead of the film’s fall release. At first sight, The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby may seem like your typical dramatic tale of romance on the rocks, but the origin of the film is actually quite peculiar. The project was originally screened […]

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Lil Wayne Proves He Is Still “Krazy” On New ‘Carter V’ Track

“They paint me as a villain / I just autograph the artwork.” Lil Wayne continues to raise fans’ excitement for the forthcoming release of Tha Carter V this afternoon with the premiere of a new song titled “Krazy.” 2014 has been the year of the comeback for Lil Wayne. Though he never left the spotlight, […]

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Watch Live Footage of Dustin Kensrue (Thrice) Covering Lorde’s “Buzzcut Season”

Thrice may be slowly but surely transitioning out of their hiatus, but frontman Dustin Kensrue has been steadily keeping up his solo efforts to back his second full-length album, The Water And The Blood. Recently at Dallas, TX’s Pegasus Music Festival, Kensrue whooped out a cover of “Buzzcut Season,” which comes off of Lorde’s debut […]

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour Announce New Album Slated For August Release

Metalheads across the nation can sleep easy tonight, for after what seems like forever, Darkest Hour have finally pinned a release date to their highly anticipated eighth full-length. According to the outfit’s various social media outlets, the presently unnamed follow-up to 2011’s The Human Romance will make landfall on August 5 via Sumerian Records. In […]

Judas Priest 2014

Judas Priest Will Tour The U.S. With Steel Panther This Fall

As Judas Priest prepare to release their 17th studio album Redeemer of Souls on July 8, the heavy metal icons have announced a fall U.S. tour to support the album. The tour kicks off on October 1 in Rochester, New York. Glam metal revivalists Steel Panther have been tapped to open all dates, though Austin’s […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Andrew Rossi Talks ‘Ivory Tower’ And The Problem(s) With Higher Education

It makes me feel old to say it, but when I entered college in 2006 the discussion over rising student loan debts had barely begun. By the time I graduated in 2010, however, that problem had evolved into a full-blown national crisis. Current students and those that have graduated have accrued more than one trillion […]

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Ovlov Have Reunited

Less than 48 hours after CT-based band Ovlov announced via their Facebook page that they were breaking up, their record label, Exploding In Sound, posted that the band has reunited. Around that time, Ovlov shared a photo of Punk’d on their Facebook page as well as a comment saying they were “trying to hype up these 3 […]

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SCENE & HEARD: ‘Jersey Boys’

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for ‘The Dark Knight,’ or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Top Gun,’ there is no denying the impact music has […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘They Came Together’

Film: They Came Together Directed by: David Wain Written By: David Wain, Michael Showalter Starring: Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Bill Hader As film theory would have it, every genre goes through four stages: Primitive, Classical, Parodic and Revisionist. In the case of the romantic comedy, by my estimation, we’ve completed this cycle twice. The first […]