UTG PREMIERE: Equipment – “Commuter”

A project, known as Equipment, started about a year ago for the 18-year-old Toledo, Ohio-based musician, Nick Stoup. After releasing prior material throughout this past year, we’re excited to premiere his new song, “Commuter,” which he says is “what I’ve wanted to do ever since I started playing music.” “Commuter” was recorded in downtown Toledo […]

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75% of Passion Pit’s Equipment Was Destroyed

In a predictable but unfortunate set of events, Passion Pit have had a good chunk of their equipment damaged in a storm this past Friday night. When gearing up to play at Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival, the festival was delayed and shortly after “approximately 75% of” Passion Pit’s gear was destroyed before they went […]


Crowd Destroys Equipment After Death Grips Skip Lollapalooza Aftershow, Publish Fan’s Crazy Suicide Note

The Death Grips saga is one of many bizarre turns. The last post we had on the noise hip hop group featured drummer Zach Hill handcuffing himself and playing the drums impressively while cuffed. Last night, Death Grips were slated to play a Lollapalooza aftershow at The Bottom Lounge in Chicago. Instead of performing, Death […]

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F&@$ YEAH: Animals As Leaders Recover Stolen Van And One Guitar

Prosthetic Records experimental rockers Animals As Leaders were robbed only a few days ago on tour and now it has been revealed that the guys recovered Javier Reyes’ Chevy Blazer, with one of Tosin Abasi’s guitars, from the LAPD. Read a message from Abasi regarding the incident below and comment with your thoughts. Unfortunately, this […]


Van/Equipment Stolen From Carbon Tigers

We are heartbroken to learn that Chicago rock outfit Carbon Tigers have had their touring van, along with all of the band’s equipment, stolen out of the Clark/Lawrence area! Thousands of dollars gone in an instant. Please click right here to view all of the stolen gear and help us catch these low-lifes, that decided […]


Stray From The Path involved in car accident

Stray From The Path flipped their trailer earlier today. They reassured tweeters world-wide that, thankfully, no one was hurt; however, the condition of their equipment is still questionable.

Man Overboard needs some help

Man Overboard was involved in a car accident this morning, completely ruining their trailer. All of the guys are okay, but they now have nothing to haul their equipment around. They’re looking for ways to get a replacement trailer, which could mean buying, renting, or borrowing one from someone in Wyoming, Nevada, or California. If […]