Archive for April 26th, 2016

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John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson fight for their lives in new ‘Cell’ trailer

It’s safe to say that most of us are pretty attached to our cellphones. Some of you are probably reading this on your cell right now. After viewing the trailer for Cell (via Entertainment Tonight), you might be compelled to set your phone down for a while. Based on the 2006 Stephen King novel of […]

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Bayside announce seventh LP ‘Vacancy,’ Fall headlining tour

We all know Bayside by now. If you never heard “Devotion and Desire” on a random Warped Tour sampler over the years, then you’ve probably been living beneath an igneous formation deep beneath the earth’s crust. Today, over on their Facebook, the band announced their seventh studio album, Vacancy, will be released on August 19 […]

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Greaver stream intense new concept album ‘The Faun’

Concept bands are becoming a regular thing. Story-driven music can either be horribly cliche or can add a whole new layer of thought and texture to a band’s sound. Enter: Greaver, an aptly named five-piece post-hardcore band from North Carolina who have all the tools they need to deliver a much needed punch to the […]

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Fallujah will keep you awake with video for “Abandon”

Ahead of the April 29 release of their third full-length, Dreamless, San Francisco technical death metal giants Fallujah have unleashed their music video for the song “Abandon.” The video presents smoky, ethereal visuals that also reflect the beautiful album art. Musically, it contrasts brutality and heaviness with atmospheric, nearly post-rock moments—a juxtaposition you might find […]

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘High-Rise’ is a deeply disturbing, affecting look at human survival

Film: High-Rise Directed by: Ben Wheatley Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller When you stop and think about it, the human race’s survival to this point is amazing. Think of all that we’ve had to endure over thousands and thousands of years: shifting climates and environments, multitudes of vicious predators and wildlife, disease and […]

REVIEW: Western Settings elevate their game with ‘Old Pain’ EP

Artist: Western Settings Album: Old Pain Genre: Punk, Rock Label: La Escalera Records, Creator-Destructor Records Fresh off the release of last year’s debut full-length, Yes It Is, San Diego’s Western Settings have released a six-track EP, called Old Pain, ahead of their upcoming U.S. tour in May. Much like the debut, Old Pain is full […]

UTG PHOTOS: Goldfish in Grand Rapids, MI (04/10/16)

On April 10, the multi-talented duo Goldfish made a stop at The Stache in Grand Rapids, MI for an EDM performance unlike anything I have experienced so far. With local supporting acts Vantage and Stay At Home Dabs, I’m starting to wonder why anyone in Grand Rapids even bothers going out to the bars with […]