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UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Greaver – ‘The Faun’

Today, North Carolina’s Greaver have released their massive conceptual effort, The Faun, through Cardigan Records. Having had the time to soak in the depth of its story and sonic intensity, we’ve teamed up with the band to share their in-depth breakdown of each of The Faun‘s 10 tracks and overarching storyline, which you can immerse […]

REVIEW: Henrietta offer quality indie rock on ‘Paper Wings’

Artist: Henrietta Album: Paper Wings Genre: Indie Rock Label: Animal Style I was a big fan of Henrietta‘s debut, The Trick Is Not Minding. Playing nothing like a debut, the band create incredibly emotional business, drowned in massive guitars and gritty vocals that are sure to bring up discourse on Pedro The Lion. On their […]

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Blink-182 announce massive summer tour with ADTR, All-American Rejects, others

If you haven’t heard the news yet, Blink-182 have announced a big summer tour just after releasing their first new song without Tom DeLonge. The band’s upcoming album, California, features Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba filling in on guitar duties, and is set to be released on July 1. Pre-orders are available now. This newly announced […]

REVIEW: Pity Sex keep it simple on ‘White Hot Moon’

Artist: Pity Sex Album: White Hot Moon Genre: Alternative Rock, Indie Label: Run For Cover Records There’s typically this underlying expectation with every musical act that a second album has to be bigger and different than its predecessor. Sometimes, though, bands refrain from taking huge risks and instead opt for the safe route, still managing […]

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‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ gets a suitably dark trailer

Earlier this month, we got an extended behind-the-scenes look at Batman: The Killing Joke which included interviews with some of the creators of the upcoming animated film. Today, Yahoo premiered a more traditional trailer for the project, and we are beyond thrilled. The most immediately noticeable thing is that the MPAA has given the film […]

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Blink-182 release lyric video for “Bored To Death” from upcoming album ‘California’

Following an unceremonious leak of the new track earlier today, Blink-182 have officially premiered their new single “Bored To Death” on KROQ. Listen to the song, the band’s first without founding member Tom DeLonge, below. The song comes from the new album titled California, due out July 1 (pre-orders are ongoing). The record features Alkaline Trio‘s Matt Skiba […]

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It’s a battle of evil spirits in new trailer for ‘Sadako vs. Kayako’

Ringu (The Ring) and Ju-on (better known in America as The Grudge) franchises are two of the biggest horror franchises in Japan. If you’ve ever dreamed of a crossover between the two film series, your dream has come true with the release of the first trailer for Sadako vs. Kayako. In the trailer, protagonist Yūri […]

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ is returning to Netflix once again

When Netflix released Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp last year, it quickly became one of our favorite shows. First Day of Camp perfectly encapsulated what made 2001’s Wet Hot American Summer a cult classic, and was a hilarious, delightful experience. Today, Netflix announced that we’re going back to Camp Firewood again in […]

REVIEW: We grieve with Greaver on immense full-length, ‘The Faun’

Artist: Greaver Album: The Faun Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Cardigan Records At one point in our lives, we all love someone or something. And at another point we all lose that someone or something. This is the circle of life. As Mr. Vonnegut so aptly put it, “and so it goes…” Music has the power to […]

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Thrice release “Black Honey” from upcoming LP

Thrice have released the newest track off of their highly anticipated ninth release, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere. “Black Honey” follows the previously released “Blood On The Sand,” and shows the band keeping up with the aggressive choruses, but adding more to the diversity of their upcoming release. Talking to NPR about the […]

UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: Right On, Kid! – ‘On The Brighter Side Of Things’

Drawing influence from pop-punk mainstays like Blink-182 and The Ataris, Right On, Kid! are sure to appeal to even the most hopeless romantic. Unapologetic and brimming with energy, the New Mexico five-piece have a knack for huge hooks and smart lyrics, making for a fitting summer soundtrack that’s more than worthy of repeat listens. The […]

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New Orleans Jazz Fest weekend 2 kicks off April 28

The second weekend of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will kick off this Thursday on April 28, and the festival will wrap up on Sunday, May 1. Tickets and passes to Jazz Fest for this weekend are still available for purchase. With the final weekend of the festival rapidly approaching, tickets to Jazz Fest […]

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