Archive for April 4th, 2016

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Good Charlotte ride the nostalgia train on new single “40 oz. Dream”

Good Charlotte made their official return to the pop-punk scene with the lead single, “Makeshift Love,” off their upcoming album, Youth Authority, due out on July 15. Now they’re sounding as rejuvenated and mellow as ever with the album’s second single, “40 oz. Dream.” “40 oz. Dream” touches on the band’s formation and rise to […]

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The Fall Of Troy are ready to cash in their “401k”

Six years after disbanding, The Fall Of Troy has officially marked their return with the release of “401k,” the first single off of their forthcoming, self-released album, titled OK. Along with being the first bit of new music from the group since In The Unlikely Event in 2009, this is a reunion of their original […]

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09:  Lana Del Rey attends her "Freak" music video premiere event presented by Vevo at The Wiltern on February 9, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Interscope)

Lana Del Rey, Eddie Vedder to headline inaugural Ohana festival

Music festival lovers often spend months planning out their summers, deciding which states to travel to and which festivals are required attendance. Come the end of August, there’s a brand new festival to add to the list. The Ohana Festival, taking place August 27 and 28—a Saturday and Sunday—in Dana Point, California, is shaping up […]

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Boyfrndz go on boozy sci-fi adventure in “Ghosted” music video

If you’re looking for a music video with adventure, crazy creatures and plenty of booze, look no further than Austin trio Boyfrndz‘s new video for “Ghosted” (via Noisey). At first glance, it’s a parody of sci-fi films, showcasing what Captain Underpants might look like as an adult, with laser eyes combating evil. It’s like a […]

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LISTEN: Julien Baker covers Elliott Smith’s “Ballad of Big Nothing” for tribute album

We’re just a few months away from the release date of the Elliott Smith tribute album, Say Yes!. In advance of the album, American Laundromat Records has released Julien Baker‘s cover of “Ballad of Big Nothing” (from 1997’s Either/Or), and it is incredibly powerful. The cover is intimate and sorrowful, an excellent showcase of Baker’s […]

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Deftones release atmospheric new track, “Hearts/Wires”

Deftones will be releasing their eighth full-length album, Gore, on April 8. Ahead of its release, the band is streaming a new track, titled “Hearts/Wires.” Having already gotten a good sonic mix with the two tracks released thus far, “Hearts/Wires” adds even more versatility to the upcoming release. With atmospheric guitar, infectious melodies, and swirls […]

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Sigur Rós to embark on North American theater tour, debut new music

There’s nothing quite like an artist performing a theater show. It’s a breathtaking chance to experience the music on a more personal level, and we are big supporters of the idea. Sigur Rós is the most recent band to announce such a tour, coming to a small selection of North American cities in September and […]

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Watch Paul Dano ride a dead Daniel Radcliffe like a dolphin in the new trailer for ‘Swiss Army Man’

Saying “you haven’t seen anything like this” is an understatement. This may not be for the casual moviegoer, as it’s a tad out there, but for the “looks-a-bit-past-the-surface” movie buff, it will surely grab your attention and make you wish you could see it right this instant. Starring Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine, Love & […]

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Cecil Otter’s ‘Dear Echo’ was well worth the eight-year wait

Up until this week, founding Doomtree member Cecil Otter hadn’t released any new solo material since Rebel Yellow, his excellent debut LP that originally released in 2008. He’s since been heard on Doomtree releases and select guest spots, but fans have been eager for solo Cecil, to be sure. After releasing a single new track […]

UTG PREMIERE: Verdoux – “Calusa”

This morning, we’re kicking off the week with a killer new single from California indie rockers Verdoux. Titled “Calusa,” the Upland-based trio’s latest toe-tapper is taken from their forthcoming EP, Crossing Borders, which is slated to arrive on April 15 through Wreck It Records. Pre-orders are ongoing. In regards to the outfit’s new track, vocalist […]

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IIIZ create electronic rock matured well beyond their teenage years

IIIZ (formerly The Yip Yops) is a four-piece electronic-rock band from the Southern California desert whose members are all in their mid to late teens—something you’d never guess when listening to their unique brand of rock. Bringing together elements of ’80s pop and new wave in the vein of Depeche Mode with raw garage rock […]

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Flaunt’s ‘Rave Noir’ is more than just a rock album

Flaunt, an experimental rock duo whose two members, Justin Jennings and Joseph Vitterito, are parted by distance—hailing from Colorado and Maine, respectively—recently released a brand new full-length album, titled Rave Noir. More than that, though, the album has become somewhat of a multimedia project as the band has released roughly a dozen videos to accompany […]