Archive for June, 2015

Knuckle Puck

Knuckle Puck Share “True Contrite” Off ‘Copacetic’

Knuckle Puck have joined forces with SPIN to begin streaming a new track titled “True Contrite.” Give it a listen by following the jump below. The group’s latest single is taken from their impending debut album, Copacetic, which is set to arrive on July 31 via Rise Records. It is preceded by the equally infectious […]

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Caspian Announce New Album, ‘Dust & Disquiet’

Caspian will release their fourth studio album, Dust & Disquiet, on September 25 via Triple Crown Records. It follows 2013’s Hymn For The Greatest Generation, and will act as the group’s first full-length effort since the unexpected passing of bassist Chris Friedrich. To celebrate said announcement, the band has also shared the record’s moving lead […]

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The Black Dahlia Murder Unveil First ‘Abysmal’ Single

In anticipation of their seventh full-length album, Abysmal, The Black Dahlia Murder have graced fans with a brand new ripper titled “Vlad, Son Of The Dragon.” Stream it below, and if you’re a fan, pick up a pre-order here. While I’ve always been somewhat indifferent to the Michigan outfit’s thrashy brand of death metal, I […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Sleeping Patterns – ‘Prejudice’

The new, six-song release from Worcester County-based emo band Sleeping Patterns is simply prolific. Titled Prejudice, there are parts on the record that speak softly to the soul, there are parts on the record that make you want to shout at the top of your lungs. It speaks to both the quiet and loud parts […]

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REVIEW: Sorority Noise – ‘Joy, Departed’

Artist: Sorority Noise Album: Joy, Departed Genre: Emo, Garage Rock Label: Topshelf Records Joy, Departed doesn’t sound like a Sorority Noise record, and that’s a good thing. The band’s debut record–the aptly titled Forgettable–is a fun listen with little substance beyond a few catchy choruses and well-written one-liner lyrics. Where Forgettable serves as the polar […]

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REVIEW: Miguel – ‘Wildheart’

Artist: Miguel Album: Wildheart Label: RCA Genre: R&B, Soul Kaleidoscope Dream from 2012 set the bar very, very high for Wildheart. Grammy-award winner Miguel was on the verge of continuing to champion for the R&B/neo soul sub-industry alongside the likes of D’Angelo and Erykah Badu. In this new record, Los Angeles was his chosen cynosure and […]

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Four Year Strong Announce Massive US Fall Tour

Four Year Strong are scheduled to hit the road once again this Fall for a huge US outing in support of their brand new self-titled record, which was released earlier this month via Pure Noise. The Worcester, MA easycore four-piece will be taking a bunch of great bands on the road with them, including Defeater, […]

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The Wonder Years Announce New Album, ‘No Closer to Heaven’

Earlier this year, pop-punk frontrunners The Wonder Years celebrated their tenth anniversary as a band with three discography shows in their hometown of Philadelphia. It now seems as though there are more big things in store for them in 2015. This morning, the band has announced that they will be putting out a brand new album, […]

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BOSTON: Here’s Your Chance To See The New Film ‘Amy’ For Free!

If you’re a regular reader of UTG then you no doubt know the only thing we love as much as music is movies, especially documentaries and indie films. There is something about the power of visual storytelling we cannot get enough of, and today we’re thrilled to offer you, our dear readers, a chance to […]

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Tove Lo At The Music Hall Of Williamsburg in New York, NY (06/16/15)

Chances are, you have heard the song “Talking Body” either on the radio or while canoodling with your lover. Fun fact: Tove Lo‘s album, Queen Of The Clouds, came out in September 2014, but it seems like it’s peaking at the right time for your summer outings. I had previously seen the Swedish pop star […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Great Game Discuss Their Huge Lineup and Newest Album

The Great Game is spread across Europe–primarily from Spain to Scotland–but that doesn’t stop its several members, both permanent and the occasional contributor, from creating some of the most unique music you’ve heard, from any genre, in some time. We had the chance to have a lengthy conversation with composer and guitarist Mounzer Sarraf, and […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: CalatrilloZ Talk Concepts and ‘Psalms Of Zahyin’

Last week, London-based operatic metal band CalatrilloZ released their newest effort, Psalms Of Zahyin — a 6-track blast of shredding guitar riffs, pummeling drum work, orchestral string arrangements and classical vocals led by Zahyin himself, the creative ringleader. We had the chance to speak with Zahyin about all things CalatrilloZ, from the band’s beginnings to […]