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UTG PREMIERE: The Go Ahead – “Closer” (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

While in the pursuit of dominating the alternative rock world with the 2016 re-release of their debut EP, Cycles, San Francisco’s The Go Ahead have added a cover to their arsenal. UTG was fortunate enough to partner with the group to share a performance video of their take on Nine Inch Nails’ 1994 smash hit, […]

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The Dear Hunter Impress With New Song, “Waves”

Oh, Casey Crescenzo. I know I am engaged to be married in under a year’s time, but if I could run away with the music he creates with The Dear Hunter I would leave my gal at the alter without a second thought. I think she would understand, but even if she didn’t – oh […]

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The Dear Hunter’s New Song Proves They’re Still The Best

It’s June, which means anyone with even the slightest hint of interest in entertainment has been compiling and sharing their ‘best of 2015 so far’ lists. We haven’t released any yet, but if you think we haven’t talked about doing so you would be a damn fool. They’re coming, or at least should, at some […]

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The Strive Release New Single, “Kingdom”

Up and coming alternative rock group The Strive have been making quite some noise with the release of their brand new single, titled “Kingdoms.” The sharp and melodic song shines brightly with a distinct bass and liberating refrain. The anthemic quality of The Strive certainly leads to excitement for any future music from the group. […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Sleater-Kinney Make Their Triumphant Return (2/8/15)

In 2006, Sleater-Kinney, a well-known indie/alt rock band based out of Olympia, WA called it quits. The band had a huge following, and were one of the pioneers of shaping the roots of indie rock. Maybe most importantly, they never signed to a major label, even though many begged them to do so. However, the […]

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War Games May Be The Next Band To Change Your Life

I was fortunate enough to spend several weeks participating in the Vans Warped Tour during the summer of 2012. My job, which at the time involved working for a music industry start-up focused on new artist discovery, sponsored a stage on the world’s largest traveling festival that offered more than 20 up-and-coming artists a chance […]

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Watch Subway Dancers Flip in The Afghan Whigs’ Video for “Matamoros”

If any alt-rock band is allowed to say “been there, done that,” it’s The Afghan Whigs. Earlier this year, the band returned with their first full-length release in 16 years: Do to the Beast. One of the album’s tracks, “Matamoros,” just got a new music video, and it could easily take place in 2014 or 1998. […]

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Ovlov Have Officially Broken Up

Connecticut-based band Ovlov just announced on their Facebook page that they are breaking up. Really. On the post, they wrote that “like the last season of Degrassi” they too are putting an end to their limited run. They will still be playing shows on July 11 and August 17-20, although almost all of them are […]

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LISTEN: Failure Releases “Come Crashing,” Their First New Song In Eighteen Years

Failure is an influential alternative rock band that disbanded in 1997, but recently reunited for a series of headline gigs that included a short run of dates opening for Tool. The band just kicked off the “Tree of Stars” tour, their first full tour of the States in 17 years. A tour-exclusive EP has been […]

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REVIEW: Ringo Deathstarr – ‘God’s Dream’

Artist: Ringo Deathstarr Album: God’s Dream Genre: Shoegaze, Alternative Rock Label: Noyes Records Illuminated by a live show here in Boston, Ringo Deathstarr’s newest work, EP God’s Dream, is a lush landscape of constant gazes at foot apparel, all while getting lost in the void of uncalculated, and stringing thoughts of the walls that bind […]

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Chevelle Stream New Track “Hunter Eats Hunter”

Alt-rock mainstays Chevelle are exactly two weeks away from releasing their seventh(!) studio album La Gárgola and have offered up yet another new track for your listening pleasure. The track is called “Hunter Eats Hunter” and it keeps with the dark, heavy vibe of the album’s previously released lead single “Take Out the Gunman.” If […]

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Far From Over Release “Change”

If you are a fan of alternative rock music then a small up and coming group by the name of Far From Over might be right up your alley. They are a four piece rock outfit hailing from New York. The band plans on releasing a new album later this year, titled Look Alive, Kid. […]

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