Archive for August 15th, 2014

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Don’t Believe The Hype: Morrissey Was Not Dropped By His Record Label

Last week, Morrissey fan site True To You sent the internet into a tizzy when it claimed to have learned that Moz was dropped from his label, Harvest Records, due to the performance of World Peace Is None Of Your Business. Turns out, discussing the relationship Morrissey has with his label is none of True […]

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Gerard Way Posts ‘Pink Station Zero’ Video Teasing New Music

Former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way is responsible for one of the fall’s most anticipated albums, and earlier today we learned additional music from that release will soon be available. Using Twitter as his launching pad, Gerard Way turned to social media this afternoon to share a new video titled Pink Station Zero. The […]

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Haste The Day Reforms With Original Members, Launches Crowdfunding Effort For New LP

Pack it in, music industry. The best news of the month has just been announced. Indiana hardcore outfit Haste The Day, who initially disbanded in 2011, have revealed that they’re getting the original lineup back together with plans to record new music in the near future. There’s only one catch: They need your help. Today, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Giver’ Offers Nothing Of Value

Film: The Giver Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges Genre: Drama/Sci-Fi Working off a screenplay written by Michael Mitnick and Robert B. Weide, director Phillip Noyce has delivered a frustrating and, at times, downright awful adaptation of Lois Lowry’s most beloved young adult novel. The Giver offers a vision of the future that feels a bit […]

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia Is Headed To Prison…For Netflix

Comedian Mike Birbiglia has signed on to join the cast of Orange Is The New Black for the program’s upcoming third season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Birbiglia’s role has to be revealed, but considering the fact the show revolves around a women’s prison it’s fairly safe to assume he’ll either be cast as a […]

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UTG Interview: ‘The Giver’ Author Lois Lowry and Film Stars Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush

Earlier this month I had an opportunity unlike any other up to that point in my writing career. For nearly thirty minutes I was able to sit next to author Lois Lowry and discuss her classic novel, The Giver, as well as the recent film adaptation. I also spoke with the film’s stars, Brenton Thwaites […]

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REVIEW: Wiz Khalifa – ‘Blacc Hollywood’

Artist: Wiz Khalifa Album: Blacc Hollywood Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap On his third studio album, Wiz Khalifa has recorded a collection of potential radio singles that offer little cohesion, but plenty of reasons to have a good time. Wiz Khalifa is to music what Doug Benson is to comedy; and by that I mean they’re both a […]

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BURN EVERYTHING: Simon Cowell Is Giving The World A ‘Betty Boop’ Movie

Simon Cowell, known for everything from American Idol to creating One Direction, announced Thursday that he is bringing your great-grandparents’ favorite cartoon, Betty Boop, to the big screen. Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and Australian digital production house Animal Logic (Lego Movie, The Great Gatsby) will give Betty Boop her first music-driven, hybrid animated comedy with Boop’s […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Foxing Discuss ‘The Albatross,’ the Science in ‘Lucy’ and Their Audiotree Session

On a warm evening in Cambridge, MA, at the venue known as The Middle East, I stood and watched as Foxing came alive on a small stage to a sold out crowd. I witnessed the band pour everything they had into the notes and sounds reverberating from their instruments, bleeding over the crowd, seemingly ill-prepared […]

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UTG TV: Rockstar Mayhem Fest 2014 With Ill Niño

“All metal bands, whether you’re in your 20s, whether you’re 18…30…40…you obviously want to turn the youth of America into a metalhead.” Fourteen years ago Cristian Machado stepped up from bass to lead vocals for the NJ based Latin Metal rockers Ill Niño. On July 22 of this year the band dropped their seventh studio […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Lost Poets Discuss ‘Insubordia’ and International Appeal

We don’t know all that much about the enigmatic Swedish duo that goes by The Lost Poets, but we do know that they recently released an EP entitled Insubordia, full of dark, swampy blue vibes that only furthers the mysterious aura surrounding them. We recently had the chance to talk with the Poets about the […]

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LYRIC VIDEO: Minutes Til Midnight – “Demons, These Demons”

A couple of days ago Camisado announced that they were officially changing their name to Minutes Til Midnight. At the time they did not indicate the reason for the change, but since then they have opened up to Alternative Press to talk about the idea behind the name change. You can also read what they […]