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REVIEW: O’Brother – ‘Endless Light’

Artist: O’Brother Album: Endless Light Label: Triple Crown Genre: Rock Get your ice packs ready, because you’re about to headbang relentlessly into the night. O’Brother return with their third LP, Endless Light, an album that is toned down from the abrupt heaviness of Disillusion and mixed with a little more light and air to make […]

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Julien Baker mesmerizes in Audiotree Live session

Audiotree Live, one of our favorite in-studio concert series, have released Julien Baker‘s phenomenal session from January 16. Playing cuts from her fantastic debut LP, Sprained Ankle, Baker mesmerizes with her stunning, powerful voice and airy guitars. Having just announced a headlining tour, if you dig watch you catch in her performance, be sure to […]

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So Help Us God: Kanye West Streams “Awesome”

Following the release of “All Day” just last week, Kanye West has shared a new song titled “Awesome.” Allegedly an updated version of a song first premiered during a live performance nearly two years ago, “Awesome” is yet another vocoder-riddled track from Kanye West. It’s as if 808s And Heartbreaks happened all over again, only […]

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Two New Kanye West Songs Teased During ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’

Time seems to move slower when you know that a new Kanye West album will be hitting shelves soon. Yeezy is supposedly dropping a new record this Fall, and we’ve hit the point of Kanye pre-season where leaks are slowly starting to drip out. As discovered by posters on KanyeToThe, snippets of a brand new Kanye track […]

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Are Nothing and Whirr Hinting at Possible Split Release?

Yes please. According to a photo posted on Run For Cover Records’ Instagram, it appears that we may have a release consisting of both Nothing and Whirr, most likely a split EP, coming spring 2014. It is no secret that both bands are close friends, anyone who has been to their respective Facebook accounts will […]

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Alexisonfire Teasing Awesome News

We were all sad when Alexisonfire broke up last summer but now it seems something is in the works. UTG has no clue what this news is in regards to but something tells us this could be HUGE. Read the direct quote from AOF’s Jordan Hastings below and start the commotion now! “@RatBeard Exciting discussions […]

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Riot Fest Announces Lineup, Chiodos’ First Show Back

Chicago’s music festival Riot Fest announced their lineup today, and it just got real. Among the awesome lineup announcements of Rise Against, Iggy and the Stooge, and The Descendents, Chiodos announced that they will be playing their first show back at the festival as well. Talk about a great lineup addition there. The festival is September […]

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Billy Talent Announces New Album for Fall Release

Canadian punk band Billy Talent announced that they will be releasing a new album this fall, as well as a new song at the end of this month! The band hasn’t put out a full length since 2009 (if you sit back and think about it, that’s actually a pretty fairly long time, which is […]

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FREE: Nervous Energies Compilation Vol. 2

Photographer Ryan Russell has put out a compilation of all of his favorite Nervous Energies sessions, a video series where he records bands play songs acoustically. The compilation has a killer lineup on it, featuring the likes of Saves the Day, Hostage Calm, Mixtapes and more. But the best part about this compilation isn’t just […]

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Sum 41 to Reissue All Killer No Filler on Vinyl

Nothing else matters anymore: All Killer No Filler by Canadian pop-punk group Sum 41  is getting reissued on vinyl as a part of Asbestos Records. There is no info as to the pressing of the record or its release date, but let it be known that you should buy this record. Without thinking about it […]

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Frank Turner to Release Tour Diaries Book “Photosynthesis”

Frank Turner announced today that he will be releasing a book later this year that details his past year of touring. The book has been put together by Matt Nasir (of his Sleeping Souls backing band), who took the photos throughout the entirety of their touring schedule over the past year. The book will first […]

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Bad Brains Announce East Coast Tour

DC-Hardcore legends Bad Brains announced a four stop East Coast tour with H2O and GZA. Let that settle in for a second. You good? Okay. Now let’s talk about it again. Bad Brains. H2O. GZA. If you like hardcore in ANY of its forms and you aren’t stoked about this lineup, you don’t have a […]