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EDITORIAL: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Still Changing America 10 Years Later

It’s September 2004. According to American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, the top song in the nation is Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me.” Pitchfork’s favorite record is Arcade Fire’s Funeral. Hellboy is dominating the box office. The Boston Red Sox are gearing up to win its first World Series title in 86 years. President George […]


UTG PREMIERE: Hailey, It Happens – “Holiday”

Massachusetts’ electronic pop duo Hailey, It Happens blew listeners away with their first two albums, and on January 28 they’ll do it once again when their brand new EP, Under The Brilliant Lights, arrives in stores. Today we are helping the band promote their latest release with the world premiere of the album opener, “Holiday,” […]


UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: We’re All Just Passing Through – “This Christmas”

Last week, we announced the release of We’re All Just Passing Through‘s new holiday song, “This Christmas.” The song is simple and succinct, charming and deep for a winter themed tune. The duo are based out of Long Island, NY, and you may accredit their chemistry together to the fact that they are brother and […]


Paramore Producer To Fill In For Bassist Jeremy Davis On Upcoming Holiday Run

Yesterday, Paramore announced that Justin Meldal-Johnsen, who aside from producing their most recent album has also performed alongside NIN, Beck, and The Mars Volta, will be filling in for bassist Jeremy Davis during the group’s upcoming set of holiday shows. Davis and his wife Kathryn’s first child is due within the coming weeks, and as such, […]

Descendents Bonus Blend

MUG MUG MUG: Enjoy! Descendents Bonus Blend Coffee For Holidays

“I don’t need no booze or drugs, I just chug-a-lug-o my coffee mug, And I don’t need no kiss and hug, I just chug-a-lug-o my coffee mug…” Ah yes, nerds, punks, fans of Filmage, caffeine lovers, you may rejoice. Descendents have officially announced the release of their very own coffee blend, which is now available […]


UTG LIST: The Best ‘Ugly Christmas Sweaters’ From Bands Available In 2013

I don’t know how much time you’ve spent plotting your holiday shopping just yet, but the must-have item in nearly every band store this season is the “ugly Christmas sweater.” Sometimes sold as a crew neck with a sweater design, these items offer a humorous twist on the classic Christmas sweater while giving artists a […]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey


The land of Middle-Earth reigns supreme for another week with Tarantino’s bounty hunter western not far behind. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey topped the box office once again over the holiday weekend, marking it’s third week in the top slot. Django Unchained nearly beat it out, however, with a surprising popularity among more demographics than anticipated. The slave […]

I Call Fives - Dec, 2011

I Call Fives’ Fill-In Drummer Admitted To Hospital

I Call Fives‘ fill-in drummer was recently admitted into the hospital due to asthma problems. The band have released a statement saying he will be okay and that their set tonight, at the Glamour Kills show in Connecticut, will most-likely be acoustic. “Our fill in drummer, Justin, has been admitted into the hospital for asthma […]


STREAM: Set Your Goals – Reset (Holiday Version)

The Christmas spirit is simply bringing out the best in people, especially in bands releasing new material. Our friends in Set Your Goals have released the holiday version of their song “Reset” and can be streamed right here. The group recorded the introduction/song back in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California and it’s just seeing the […]

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Tigers Jaw/Captain, We’re Sinking Unveil Entire Holiday Tour

Yesterday, UTG let you all in on a special holiday show with Tigers Jaw and Captain, We’re Sinking and now we have the entire listing of the run. This winter both of these bands will head out on the road, with help from Balance and Composure and Fireworks on select dates. Definitely going to be […]


STREAM: August Burns Red – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

August Burns Red have unleashed their metal version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” that can be heard right here. This song is fused with killer guitar solos, fast-paced drumming action and clean instrumentals to get your heart racing. I thoroughly enjoyed ABR’s rendition and their endless amount of Christmas spirit. Pick up the song […]


Odd Future Announce Christmas Concert, Open Pop Up Shop

The rap collective known as Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All have announced plans for their very first Christmas show. The members of OFWGKTA broke the news of their performance earlier today via their official blog. According to the site, the concert will take place December 22 at The Roxy in Los Angeles, California. […]