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Boardroom Heroes

Stream Boardroom Heroes’ New Song “Never Ready,” Pre-Orders for ‘New Wage’ EP Live

The punks in DC-based band Boardroom Heroes just released a killer new track, titled “Never Ready,” which comes off of their latest EP, New Wage. The song is fast, catchy, and sounds like that late night skate session you have with your buddies on a cool Summer night. Is that a weird comparison? Probably, but it […]


Emarosa Have Finished Recording Their New LP

Today, Emarosa called it a wrap on the recording of their 3rd LP. Just this morning, singer Bradley Walden told me that he had finished recording the harmonies, leaving the rest to producer Brian McTernan to mix this February. There may still be some finishing touches to be added, as we’ve speculated this week. It […]

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Emarosa Have Started Tracking Their New Album

According to a tweet from Rise Records, Emarosa have officially entered the studio to record their new album. The album, slated for 2014, will be the band’s first output since their 2010 self-titled effort and the removal of lead singer Jonny Craig in 2011. UTG confirmed in July that Bradley Walden, formerly of Squid the […]

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Emarosa Heading To Studio To Record Third LP

I can now verify that Emarosa will be heading into the studio with producer Brian McTernan in Baltimore later this month. This will be the band’s third full length record, their first with vocalist Bradley Walden. The band will spend roughly two months at Salad Days Studio recording the album. McTernan has production credits on albums […]

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UTG PREMIERE: The Body Rampant – “Underachiever”

It’s hot as can be here at UTG HQ in Boston, but that’s not stopping us from bringing you the world premiere of a song that is guaranteed to improve your summer. California rock act The Body Rampant are gearing up to release their debut album, Midnight Mayfair, July 16 with the help of our […]


Diamond Youth Sign To Topshelf Records

Indie rock outfit Diamond Youth have announced joining the Topshelf Records family. The band is currently in the studio working on their brand new EP with Brian McTernan, which is expected to drop early next year. Diamond Youth will be heading out on an east coast  tour along with Misser and Young Statues this fall, kicking […]


I am Empire Recording Sophomore LP

The proliferation of bands named “I am _________” over the last couple years is not the least bit disconcerting. Yet, one of the better “I am ________” bands going today is Christian rock outfit, I am Empire. Signed to Tooth & Nail Records, I am Empire released their debut full-length, Kings, last year and many […]

Polar Bear Club announces album details

Polar Bear Club have had an extremely busy year and continue it with the release of their third album, entitled Clash Battle Guilt Pride. They plan to release the album on September 13, which was recorded with producer Brian McTernan. PBC’s vocalist Jimmy Stadt had this to say about the band’s upcoming release: There are […]

Fireworks album details

Fireworks have announced that their sophomore album, Gospel, will drop May 24 via Triple Crown Records. You can see the album art here. “Gospel represents Fireworks better than anything we’ve done in the past. I think it really is the photo for the fundamentals we started this band on. The songs came so naturally and working with […]

Polar Bear Club getting into the studio

Polar Bear Club will be heading into the studio this week to work on their new album with producer, Brian McTernan (Circa Survive, Thrice, Hot Water Music). The upcoming album is not not yet titled, however, many songs have already been written. Vocalist, Jimmy Stadt stated, “We really have never been this excited about making […]

Balance & Composure studio update

Watch the recent studio update from Balance & Composure who are recording their debut full-length with Brian McTernan (Senses Fail, Set Your Goals). Watch it after the jump.

Fireworks teaser video

Check out a brand new teaser video from Detroit’s own Fireworks to see what what the group has in store for their fans. The band’s upcoming full-length album will be released this spring on Triple Crown Records and produced by Brian McTernan at his Salad Days Studios. Link provided after the jump.