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Ariana Grande Releases Holiday Original “Love Is Everything”

Ariana Grande is riding a wave of positive press following her performance on this weekend’s American Music Awards. Hoping to make the most of the spotlight she’s now released an original holiday song full of joy, sleigh bells, and yes – love. Built on a mid tempo beat and plenty of the aforementioned bells, “Love […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: Erica Glyn Announces Holiday EP

Tis the season for a UTG holiday exclusive! We are excited to unveil that New York rocktronica artist Erica Glyn will be dropping an irresistible dose of Christmas tunes on November 26. The EP, cleverly titled, The Glyn That Stole Christmas, contains four tracks more than ready to motivate you to put on our ugly […]

Circa Survive

STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Circa Survive – “Jingle Bell Rock” and “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”

Circa Survive is so sneaky. They’re done recording for a while… oh wait, here’s an EP as a Hurricane Sandy benefit. They’re done touring… oh look, there they go to Australia with Coheed and Cambria. Anthony’s just going to do a quick solo tour… oh snap, here he is playing with the dudes from Saosin. […]

Lion I Am

STREAM: Lion I Am – “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

Just in time for the holiday, the five piece hardcore outfit known as Lion I Am have revealed their version of the classic Christmas song “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. You can listen to the song by checking below the jump. If you like the cover you can download it for free in […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Into It. Over It. – “A Curse Worth Believing” Demo

Into It. Over It. have been working on their next album. Evan Weiss’ band also has a few tour dates coming up in January and March, but no major tours compared to how much they trekked in 2012. Their March dates are in support of Texas is the Reason, while the January dates are in […]

Squid The Whale

WATCH/DOWNLOAD: Bradley Walden (Squid The Whale) & Lisa Vitale – “Happy Xmas, War Is Over” (John Lennon Cover)

Squid the Whale news has been quiet lately, with no real stories coming out since they posted a song clip in September after announcing plans to record a new album. Bradley Walden, the front man for the Michigan rock band, recently teamed up with Lisa Vitale to cover John Lennon’s post-Vietnam War Christmas classic “Happy […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Automatic Habit – “Merry Christmas, Don’t Come Home”

File this one under another modern Christmas release that I enjoy more than the classics. “Merry Christmas, Don’t Come Home” has the punk rock sound the title shouts for, and has the stylized lead guitar work that most pop/punk is dearly lacking. The band, Automatic Habit, have released the song for free download on their Bandcamp […]

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DOWNLOAD: Dead Sara – “Snow In Los Angeles”

Put another Christmas release on the list, this time from up-and-coming rockers Dead Sara. Their new song, “Snow in Los Angeles”, marks the first new studio material since their debut album came out back in April. The song is pretty killer, too, as far as modern Christmas rock/soul songs go. Dead Sara will also be […]

The Ready Set

STREAM: The Ready Set – “Last Christmas”

Just in case you haven’t had enough Christmas music yet, the lead vocalist of the pop band The Ready Set partnered up with Kina Grannis to perform an acoustic cover of the song “Last Christmas”. You can check out that recording by taking a look below the jump. Recently The Ready Set were featured on […]

This Century

STREAM: This Century – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”

What better way to get into the holiday spirit than listening to some revamped Christmas music classics? This Century have released their version of a Christmas song that we all know very well, and you know it as “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. They also put together a “handy cam” video to go along […]

Hopeless For The Holidays

Hopeless For The Holidays Compilation Stream

Hopeless Records now have their four track EP Hopeless For The Holidays available to stream via their YouTube channel. The compilation features For The Foxes, Driver Friendly, Anarbor and Divided By Friday. You can listen to each of the tracks by checking below the jump. The compilation will be available for purchase December 4 on […]

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REVIEW: Christina Perri – A Very Merry Perri Christmas

Artist: Christina Perri Album: A Merri Perri Christmas Genre: Holiday/Seasonal Label: Atlantic There comes a time in every ambitious pop artist’s career that they are approached with the idea of creating a Christmas album. Christina Perri decided to try her hand at it this year with A Very Merry Perri Christmas. Whether the album’s name […]