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REVIEW: The Front Bottoms – ‘Back On Top’

Artist: The Front Bottoms
Album: Back On Top
Genre: Rock ’n’ frickin’ roll
Label: Fueled By Ramen

Look, 2015 has been a weird, divisive year for the alternative music community. Some of the scene’s heaviest tough guys are bringing back the Linkin Park sound for a new generation of radio-listeners, Riff Raff played the gosh-darn Warped Tour, and this thing is somehow legal.

In a year of such documented turmoil, it’s refreshing to see an under-appreciated act like The Front Bottoms sign with a high-profile record label like Fueled By Ramen without any pushback from their fanbase…


The Front Bottoms Share New Music Video for Second ‘Back On Top’ Single

The Front Bottoms have shared a music video for their quirky new track, “Laugh Till I Cry.” It acts as our second glimpse of the New Jersey quartet’s forthcoming LP, Back On Top, which is set to arrive on September 18 through Fueled By Ramen. Check it out after the break (via NPR), and let us know if you’re a fan in the replies below.

Guitarist Brian Sella described the low-key clip as the outfit’s favorite video to date, saying that it was “fun, easy, light.”

“We all got to our friend Dancing Tony’s house, set everything up, …

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The Front Bottoms Announce ‘Back On Top’

Following the release of a two surprise singles earlier this summer, The Front Bottoms have announced that their Fueled By Ramen debut, Back On Top, will arrive on September 18. Pre-order the record here, and let us know if you’re excited in the replies.

In addition, the New Jersey foursome have also unveiled the album’s lead single, “Help,” along with an accompanying music video. Check it out below.

The band will be spending pretty much the rest of the year on the road, sharing the stage with The Smith Street Band, Elvis Depressedly, and Kevin Devine. For more …


The Front Bottoms Sign To Fueled By Ramen, Share New Single

Following the surprise release of “West Virginia” a few weeks ago, The Front Bottoms are back with another new single titled “Cough It Out.” Give it a listen after the break.

In addition, the Woodcliff four-piece have also announced that they are now members of the Fueled By Ramen roster, which, when coupled with these two new tracks, gives us hope that the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s Talon Of The Hawk may finally be on its way. Let us know what you think in the replies, and follow UTG on Twitter for updates.

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Twenty One Pilots Release Summery New Single, “Ride”

Twenty One Pilots have offered fans a fifth glimpse of their upcoming full-length, Blurryface.

Titled “Ride,” the Columbus duo’s latest single is arguably their strangest offering yet, drawing from a wide array of sounds and genres. There are off-kilter keys, some undeniable island undertones, and plenty of memorable verses to get stuck in your head. Stream it below, and let us know what you think in the replies.

Blurryface drops next Tuesday, May 19, through Fueled By Ramen. Pick up a pre-order here.

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Nate Ruess Shares “Great Big Storm”

Earlier this morning, Nate Ruess continued to showcase his pop prowess by unveiling another new single titled “Great Big Storm.” Give it a listen after the break.

The fun. frontman’s newest track is taken from his forthcoming LP, Grand Romantic, which is set to arrive on June 16 via Fueled By Ramen. It is our third taste of the 33-year-old’s debut solo album following the release of “Nothing Without Love” and “ahHa.”

While I’m usually a fan of Ruess’ introspective, radio-ready anthems, something about “Great Big Storm” just doesn’t sit well with me. Sure, it’s …

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Twenty One Pilots Premiere New Track “Lane Boy”

Twenty One Pilots are gearing up to release Blurryface on May 19 via Fueled By Ramen, and have just dropped the latest single “Lane Boy.”

The band has become well known for their tendency to blend a wide array of sounds and genres to create a pop-rap fusion of sorts. While some electronic elements are present here, particularly in the bridge, the verses and chorus are heavy on a nylon string part that sounds like gently strummed guitar or ukulele. There’s a trace of island music throughout the song as well. It’s clear that Twenty One Pilots are attempting make …

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WATCH: Twenty One Pilots – “Tear In My Heart”

In anticipation of their forthcoming album, Blurryface, Columbus, Ohio’s Twenty One Pilots have unveiled a new music video for their latest single, “Tear In My Heart.” Check it out below.

“Tear In My Heart” is the second track to surface off the outfit’s highly anticipated new record, following the release of “Fairly Local” back in March. If you’re a fan of one or both songs, be sure to pick up a pre-order when they go live next Thursday (April 14).

This fall, the duo is set to embark on a hefty world tour alongside Echo Smith—hit …

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Twenty One Pilots Announce New Album, Stream First Single

The artists that brought us the fantastic Vessel from 2013 are back with a new album this spring. Ohio what-genre-is-this duo, Twenty One Pilots, have just announced that they will be putting out the much-awaited Blurryface on May 19 via Fueled By Ramen.

Below you will be able to find the new music video for their brand new single, called “Fairly Local.” Notorious for the wide array of sounds they create, this new song showcases the rap/electronic aspect that the two integrate very well into their alternative/pop aesthetic.

Check out “Fairly Local” below and let us know what you …


Paramore Announce Full U.S. Tour Alongside Copeland

It has been one hell of a ride for Paramore‘s self-titled record. The reception for this most recent effort has been magnanimous and has changed the game for both the band and its fans. As the pop-rock frontrunners approach the end of this cycle, they are very excited to announce that they will be heading out on tour in support of Paramore one last time.

Joining them will be their longtime pals and fellow frontrunners, Copeland, whose most recent record, Ixora, has also received an immense amount of praise this past year. This will definitely be one …

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Twenty One Pilots Release Career-Spanning Music Video For “Ode To Sleep”

Twenty One Pilots have been on the rise worldwide since the release of their critically acclaimed album Vessel (Fueled By Ramen), which came out in 2013. Like any other band, though, all musicians have to start somewhere, whether it’s spending all their hard-earned money to record an EP or playing shows with less than 30 people in attendance.

To commemorate the duo’s success, they have released a music video for “Ode To Sleep,” which visualizes the type of touring the band has endured over the years. Starting off in basements and VFW halls to selling out countless venues, the video …

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Watch Paramore’s New Music Video For “Hate To See Your Heart Break”

Paramore released one of the most phenomenal records of 2013 in their self-titled album through longtime label, Fueled By Ramen. To celebrate, the band announced last week that they would release a 29-track deluxe reissue that includes bonus tracks as well as several live tracks recorded at their recent performance at Red Rocks.

Also included in the reissue is a re-recording of “Hate To See Your Heart Break” which features ex-The Civil Wars singer Joy Williams chiming in on vocals for the song. A music video for the track has been premiered depicting both Williams ladies (Hayley and Joy) …