Archive for August 26th, 2014

The Acacia Strain

The Acacia Strain To Headline Tour In Support Of ‘Coma Witch’

Deathcore outfit The Acacia Strain are back in full force this fall with their new album, Coma Witch, which will be released on October 14 through Rise Records. In order to fully support the release of the album, the band has announced a brief headlining tour in October. The tour will start on the album’s […]

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A New Alien Ant Farm Song Titled “Homage” Has Surfaced

Who remembers Alien Ant Farm? You know, the band that breathed new life into Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal,” possibly making it bigger than the original version. Yes, the band that had that cover and their hit original song “Movies” as their go-to songs in the early 2000s is back! After a long break from releases […]

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Stream Interpol’s New Album ‘El Pintor’ In Full

After years of anticipation, lineup changes and countless single premieres in the past couple weeks, NYC post-punk band Interpol is now streaming their latest album, El Pintor, over at NPR today. The album, serving as the follow-up to 2010’s self-titled effort, will be released on September 9 via Matador Records. It was recorded in their […]

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Unearth Announce New Album, Co-Headline Tour With Darkest Hour

Unearth just wrapped up a massive anniversary tour celebrating ten years of The Oncoming Storm, but now it’s time to look to the future. The Massachusetts metalcore titans have announced plans to release their sixth studio effort Watchers of Rule on October 28 through eOne Music. Along with the announcement came news the band will […]

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Join Arms and Sleepers’ “Swim Team” For One Of Summer’s Last Appropriately Seasonal Singles

There’s been an influx of new music as of late from bands and genres that we tend to cover heavily here at UTG, but one act I’ve backed since 2006 is Arms and Sleepers, and after hearing their newest material, my support is still as strong as ever. Basically, take the time to experience their […]

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‘Son Of A Gun’ Trailer: Ewan McGregor Introduces Brenton Thwaites To A Life Of Crime

Here’s yet another fall 2014 film with a ton of potential. The season is filling up fast. Ewan McGregor is not typically the first movie star that comes to mind when someone starts telling stories of crime and violence, but in the upcoming film Son Of A Gun that is the exact world he’s mastered. […]

Shadow of Whales

DROP EVERYTHING & JAM: Shadow Of Whales’ New EP Is The Best Thing You’ll Spin Today

Thanks to an exclusive stream via our friends at AbsolutePunk, we have officially found our favorite new release of the day. Shadow of Whales, an Austin, Texas based indie-rock group, have dropped one of the sassiest and catchiest records in recent memory. Mixing synth-pop with a bit of post-hardcore aggression, the self-titled record comes off […]

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REVIEW: Ty Dolla $ign – ‘$ign Language’

Artist: Ty Dolla Sign Album: $ign Language Genre: Hip-hop After seven years of making people move with his original take on urban music, Ty Dolla $ign makes it clear that he is ready for the next level of stardom with $ign Language. Most people in music today have made their money leveraging a signature sound […]

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State Champs Reveal “Elevated” From ‘The Acoustic Things’

State Champs recently announced a new acoustic EP titled The Acoustic Things, which will contain 5 acoustic renditions from The Finer Things as well as two new tracks. Thanks to Kerrang! we can now hear the acoustic version of the band’s hit track “Elevated.” Showcasing how easily the band can transition to acoustic, the stripped-down […]

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A Norse God And Kaiju Expert Join The Remake Of ‘Vacation’

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that stars Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Cabin In The Woods) and Charlie Day (Pacific Rim, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) have climbed on board to New Line’s reboot of National Lampoon’s Vacation, called Vacation, of course. This news is following the report that this new comedy headlined by Ed Helms as Rusty Griswold […]

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Jessie J, Ariana Grande, And Nicki Minaj Deliver “Bang Bang” Music Video

I don’t know why “Bang Bang” is not already the biggest single at pop radio worldwide, but it certainly deserves to be. Featuring three of the hottest stars in music today, the song features memorable verses, fun production, and a hook that refuses to leave you alone long after the track itself has come to […]

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FREE MP3: The Chainsmokers – “Polkadots” (Original Mix)

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, aka The Chainsmokers, are currently riding an EDM roller coaster filled with career highs and epic bass drops. 2014 has found the group topping Billboard with “#Selfie,” paying tribute to the king of controversy with “Kanye,” and now – just as summer is winding down – the duo is making […]