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Head North Stream “The Planet,” Launch Pre-Orders For ‘Bloodlines’

Yesterday, we let you know about Head North‘s new EP Bloodlines, due out in March on Bad Timing Records. Today, the band is streaming a new single called “The Planet” over with our good friends at Absolutepunk. If you’re unfamiliar with Head North, “The Planet” is a great jumping off point. The band explores an […]

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Head North Announce New EP ‘Bloodlines’

Head North, one of UTG’s bands to watch in 2015, has announced the release of their new EP, Bloodlines. The EP will be released through Bad Timing Records on March 24. The new EP is one of my most anticipated releases of the year. Head North followed up their debut EP late last year with […]

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Quiet Fire Media Announces Launch, Sign A Will Away And Watermedown

Today is an exciting day for the underground music scene. Brent Martone and Benjamin Lieber of Head North, along with founder of Somewhere Sessions Rachel Cooper, have started a new record label called Quiet Fire Media. By founding Quiet Fire, the partners seek to create a new wave of music culture that fulfill both artists and […]

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Have Mercy Announce New Spring Headlining Tour With Weatherbox, You Me And Everyone We Know, Head North

Things don’t always go as planned in the music industry. Today, Have Mercy showed everyone how to make the best of a bad situation. Several weeks ago, Front Porch Step announced a spring tour featuring support from Have Mercy, Alcoa, and Head North, with Hotel Books and Brigades set to appear on select dates. After allegations […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Head North Discuss New Music, Plans To Dominate 2015

Here at UTG, we believe in Head North. The Buffalo, NY pop-punk quartet wrapped up a year of seemingly soaring under the radar in 2014 with a few huge announcements for 2015, including the news that the band would be signing with Bad Timing Records for the release of a new EP in the spring and supporting the […]

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UTG’s 9 Artists To Watch In 2015

We don’t keep many traditions around UTG, but one column we look forward to piecing together every year is our annual Artists To Watch list. We have highlighted several bands in recent years who later went on to make big impacts on music, including Tiny Moving Parts, Dangerkids, and Bad Rabbits. This year we could […]

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Head North And Have Mercy Comment On Front Porch Step

Within hours of Front Porch Step announcing the cancellation of all current tour plans, two of the bands who planned on sharing the road with singer-songwriter Jake McElfresh in coming months have broken their silence regarding the recent sexual harassment allegations. Head North and Have Mercy were two of the groups planning to support Mcelfresh […]

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Head North Sign To Bad Timing Records, Releasing New EP In Spring 2015

Remember back in September when we told you that Head North were the next big thing? The band’s foray into world domination begins today, as they announce their partnership with Bad Timing Records. Hailing from Buffalo, New York, Head North are the single most creative force in contemporary pop-punk. 2014 saw the group through the release […]

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Front Porch Step Announces First Headlining Tour, Streams New EP

Having finished his run on the Pure Noise Records Tour not too long ago, singer-songwriter Jake Mcelfresh, also known as Front Porch Step, has announced that he will be heading out on his first ever headlining tour in February of next year. The emo/indie acoustic musician will be supported by Have Mercy, (who have hinted […]

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MUST WATCH: Head North Perform Acoustic Cover Of “Empty Space” (The Story So Far)

By now, I’m sure you regret not listening to Head North earlier. In case you’ve been too lazy to check out the Buffalo band’s EP, Scrapbook Minds or their split with Connecticut’s A Will Away, the band has released an excellent acoustic cover of The Story So Far’s “Empty Space” over at PropertyOfZack. Mellowed out and […]

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Head North Announce National Headlining Tour

Buffalo pop-punk band Head North will be heading out on a massive headlining tour later this year. Check out a full flyer and dates below. The band is touring in support of their new EP, Scrapbook Minds, as well as a recently released split with Connecticut’s A Will Away. I highly recommend checking out both […]