Upon A Burning Body Release “Turn Down For What” Video Featuring Ice-T

Upon A Burning Body and Ice-T have worked with the fine folks at Spencer’s to deliver a video for their cover of Lil Jon’s “Turn Down For What.” Released in the hours before Punk Goes Pop Vol. 6 hits digital retailers, the official video for what can best be described as the metal version of […]


UTG TV: Rockstar Mayhem Fest 2014 With Body Count

For our last installment of UTG TV‘s Rockstar Mayhem Festival coverage, we spoke with the revived iconic hardcore legends in Body Count. The guys just finished the summer long run on the road with the Mayhem Festival and wrapped things up last weekend at the Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, NY. Ice-T, who had no problem […]


LISTEN: Body Count Releases Updated Version of Ice-T’s “99 Problems”

Many people seem to forget (or simply never knew) the chorus of Jay-Z’s massive 2003 hit “99 Problems” was actually lifted from an Ice-T song of the same name that originally appeared on his 1993 solo record Home Invasion. Now, with Ice-T’s metal band Body Count preparing to release their new album Manslaughter through Sumerian […]


Video Of The Week: Body Count Kill Haters In “Talk Shit, Get Shot”

Ice-T is my spirit animal. If there was ever any doubt the return of Body Count would usher in a new age for violent heavy metal, those fears and concerns can now be put to rest because the band’s latest video wastes no time bring back the gritty imagery that first helped them rise to […]


LISTEN: Body Count’s New Single “Talk Shit, Get Shot”

The legendary Ice-T fronted heavy metal band Body Count will release Manslaughter, their first new album in eight years, on June 10 via Sumerian Records. Ice-T just premiered the album’s first single “Talk Shit, Get Shot” on his Final Level podcast, which, unsurprisingly, I wound up listening to in its entirety after initially just tuning […]

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Body Count Announce ‘Manslaughter’ Release Date, Unveil Cover Art

We’ve been waiting patiently for a new Body Count album ever since Ice-T announced his legendary heavy metal band had signed with Sumerian Records back in 2012. And finally, the band has confirmed a June 10 release for Manslaughter. The band made their return to the stage at last November’s Fun Fun Fun Fest, but […]


Rockstar Mayhem Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

After months of rumors, speculation and leaks, the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has officially announced the official lineup for the 2014 edition of the tour. Officially. The trek will be headlined by Avenged Sevenfold, who, surprisingly enough, are playing the festival for the first time, save for a few guest appearances in 2010. They’ll […]

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Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Announces 2014 Dates: Avenged Sevenfold, Korn and Body Count to Appear

Metalheads can finally begin planning their summer as the tour dates have been revealed for this summer’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. But perhaps more exciting is that we now know three of the bands who will be appearing at the annual metal extravaganza. Korn guitarist James “Munky” Shaffer recently let it slip that Korn […]

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Ten Cool Things I Saw at ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’

In a sea of festivals lacking a personal identity, Austin’s ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’ is truly one in (seemingly) a million. Now in its 8th year, ‘FFF’ specializes in a unique blend of metal and hardcore, indie rock and old-school hip-hop across three genre-themed musical stages, in addition to a comedy tent and skate ramp. […]

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Body Count Announce New Album for 2014

It was announced nearly a year ago that Ice-T’s legendary rap metal band Body Count had signed with Sumerian Records and a new record was on the way, fueling rumors that the band would co-headline the 2013 Summer Slaughter tour alongside fellow recent Sumerian signees The Dillinger Escape Plan. Well, that never came to fruition […]


UTG TV: Ice-T Q&A At CBGB Music & Film Festival

“When it’s all said and done, no ones gonna remember what I had. They’re going to remember what I said,” proclaims Ice-T. “If you tell the truth, it will always be relevant.” The past month has been a serious onslaught of concerts, film screenings, press events, and more for the New York City area. Between […]

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Title Fight, August Burns Red, MGMT And More To Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

It looks as if Fun Fun Fun Fest has added a mess of diverse artists and groups to the expanded roster. The festival takes place in Austin at Auditorium Shores from November 8 to November 10. Title Fight, August Burns Red, Slayer, MGMT, Deerhunter, The Dismemberment Plan, Code Orange Kids, Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion), M.I.A., […]