Archive for August 10th, 2015

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Have Mercy Announce Fall Headlining Tour

It’s like Christmas for the relentless show-goer. Maryland’s Have Mercy have just announced that they will be hitting the road for a headlining tour this Fall. The band, whose last record, A Place Of Our Own, quickly cemented their status as new favorites, announced that they will also be joined by Transit, Somos and Microwave. The […]

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Knuckle Puck Announce First-Ever Headlining Tour, Release New Music Video

In celebration of their brand new debut full-length album Copacetic, Illinois pop-punk outfit Knuckle Puck will be heading out on their first ever headlining tour this fall. The month-and-a-half-long run is set to begin immediately after the band plays the Chicago date of this year’s Riot Fest. Knuckle Puck will be hitting the road alongside […]

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The Amity Affliction Announce Fall Headlining Tour With Chelsea Grin

Having recently wrapped up their run on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, Australian metalcore outfit The Amity Affliction have announced that they will be coming back to the US this fall for a headlining tour. The band, who are also celebrating the release of their brand new film Seems Like Forever, will be joined by […]

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The Wonder Years Announce Fall Headlining Tour Alongside Motion City Soundtrack & More

In heavy anticipation of their upcoming fifth full-length record No Closer To Heaven, Philadelphia pop-punk frontrunners The Wonder Years have just announced that they will be heading out on tour this Fall. They will be joined by some killer bands, both old and new, on a month-long run across the country; the bands namely Motion […]

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Required Listening: Shy Technology’s New EP, ‘Where We Go From Here’

Illinois indie/alt-folk quintet Shy Technology recently premiered their brand new, five-track EP with the fine folks at The Wild Honey Pie. For the sake of brevity and a concern for what would become of my fingers otherwise, I’ll get to the point: Where We Go From Here is an absolute must-hear release–not just of 2015; […]

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Here Are Six Bands You Shouldn’t Miss At Today’s Mixtape Festival

East Coast Collective, famously known on Long Island for putting on massive amounts of great shows ranging from punk (Glassjaw recently played a surprise set during a Soda Bomb show) to hardcore (Bane played Spring Mixtape Fest) to hip-hop (Ja Rule headlined a show last summer), is also home to a beloved two-day festival: Today’s […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Lost Element – “Twenty Five” (Lyric Video)

If you’re unlike Winter-loving me and wish Summer would never end, then you’re in luck today because we’ve teamed up with Houston, Texas alt-pop five-piece Lost Element to premiere the lyric video for their anthemic, driving-to-the-beach-pop jam, “Twenty Five.” In regards to the idea behind the video, the band tells us, “We worked with Chris […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: dsfečo on ‘Watch It Sparkle’ and Being an Independent Artist

“So my expectations are modest: that for some folks unknown to me, my music and poetry might open a window–maybe just a little bit–and allow them to get a glimpse of the secrets of their own heart as it tries to make sense of this world.” David Fetcho, better known under the musical moniker of […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Luca Bash Talks ‘Single Drops,’ CMYK Project

Rome-based singer-songwriter Luca Bash recently released his newest collection of tracks on an EP titled Single Drops, which takes cuts from his previous series of EPs with his CMYK project, inspired by the color model for printing. We chatted with Bash recently about the EPs, the videos for the project and what he has lined […]