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UTG PREMIERE: Treason This – “Moviegoers Dilemma”

If there is one genre of alternative music with fiercer competition right now than pop punk I have yet to discover it. Still, as countless groups come and go with songs not good enough to hold our attention, a few young groups are breaking through the noise with catchy tracks too good to deny. Milwaukee […]


The Ongoing Concept May Be The Most Interesting Band Of 2015

Have you heard about The Ongoing Concept? Formed in 2010, this four-piece rock band have been garnering a lot of attention for Handmade, their upcoming album release on Solid State Records. Part of the reason for that attention is the band’s unique approach to creating their album, which found them building every instrument used from […]


Song Of The Week: In The Whale – “Ride”

Denver rock duo In The Whale have spent 2014 becoming one of the most closely watched buzz bands in the world of rock. Now, following the release of two killer EPs and numerous nationwide tours, the band have shared a new track that rips like no other single in recent memory. I know not everyone […]

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Creeper Make Our Knees Weak With Their Video For “Gloom”

UK rock outfit Creeper are winning over hearts around the globe this year, and their march towards total genre domination continues this morning with the release of a music video for “Gloom.” If you’re not a fan already, strap in. Your life is about to change. Taken from Creeper’s critically-acclaimed new EP, “Gloom” is a […]


PUP Release Killer Video For “Guilt Trip”

Side One Dummy punk group PUP have partnered with our friends at The A.V. Club to premiere their new video for “Guilt Trip.” Featuring a story of youthful rebellion and the bonds of brotherhood it can create, the official clip for “Guilt Trip” shares a relatively dark tale in place of a traditional performance clip. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Escape Route – Transitions EP Stream & Track-By-Track

If there is a better way to kick off your weekend than by discovering a great new band, I haven’t found it. Last week, New York’s Escape Route contacted UTG in hopes of gaining some exposure for their upcoming EP. The group included the single “A Place For You” as a teaser of their sound […]

STREAM: Easy Does It – Feelin Like Ooh

Atlantic City’s Easy Does It recently reached out to us via email and quickly became a must on our office Summer soundtrack. Why bands like this aren’t everywhere right now is beyond us, but at least it means we can say you heard it hear first. Click below and enjoy, “Feelin Like Ooh.”

Two Door Cinema Club update

Two Door Cinema Club wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a little video from the whole year. Check it out after the jump!

UTG STREAM: Treaty of Paris – Currents EP

This week UTG is proud to be streaming the simply amazing Currents EP from Chicago rockers Treaty of Paris. By taking average pop rock listeners on a much more depth driven ride, Treaty of Paris uses this EP to really make a name for themselves in the scene. Simply click “Play” and enjoy this brilliant […]

You Need To Know: Over Stars and Gutters

****You Need To Know is a recurring feature on UTG in which we share an up and coming UNSIGNED/INDIE LABEL artists that we feel you need to be made aware of. If you, or someone you know has a band you think the UTG should mention, email: TODAY!**** Who: Over Stars and Gutters Origin: […]

Lights Resolve to play Boston Warped!

Our good friends in Lights Resolve, an up and coming pop rock act from New York City, won the Alternative Press AP&R contest to play the Ernie Ball Stage at Boston Warped this summer. Congratulations guys!

La Dispute Goes DOWN UNDER!

La Dispute will be hitting Australia for the first time EVER this July with AUS native’s To The North! Dates below! Jul 9, 2009 – Fortitude Valley, QLD (AU) @ Jubilee Hotel w/ To The North & Marathon & The King Of Red Lions Jul 10, 2009 – Brisbane, QLD (AU) @ Top Floor w/ […]