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Boyz II Men Return With “Losing Sleep,” Announce New Album Slated For Fall Release

Draw the curtains, pop a bottle of bubbly, and put the kids to bed early, because Boyz II Men will be returning this fall with a new album, Collide. The R&B trio’s first offering since 2011’s anniversary record, Twenty, baritone Nathan Morris describes the outfit’s latest as a “collection of songs from all over the […]

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Jimmy Page Responds to Led Zeppelin Glastonbury Rumors

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis said earlier this year that he was “sure” Led Zeppelin would play his festival one day. Now, guitarist Jimmy Page has responded to his comments and addressed the chances of the band headlining in the coming years when talking with BBC Radio 6 Music host Shaun Keaveny. “I haven’t heard […]

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Nina Corcoran’s ‘Best of 2013’ in Music

Last year was the first time I actually decided to make a list of my top albums, EPs, music videos, concerts, and so on. The process was oddly stressful, but rewarding. As expected, this year was equally difficult, but for a different reason: big names weren’t dropping their records in the last three months as […]

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Stream the New 13-Minute Blue Sky Black Death Epic, “III” Ft. Lotte Kestner

Blue Sky Black Death may sound like a moniker belonging to a black metal or stoner rock band but it in fact represents an ambient hip-hop production duo consisting of Kingston and Young God who have consistently released chill, ethereal, sample-infused bangers between three full-lengths and several other releases. The two are currently set to […]

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Bad Books Announce Winter Tour

Bad Books, the side project of Kevin Devine and Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra, have announced an upcoming winter tour. The tour, which kicks off on February 13, will feature support from The Front Bottoms and Weatherbox. For those of you who have yet to check out Bad Books latest record II, be sure to […]

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WATCH: Bad Books – “Forest Whitaker” Acoustic

Kevin Devine and Andy Hull from Manchester Orchestra are the two songwriters in Bad Books, whose recent album, II, we are in love with. Now you can see the two songwriters perform their song “Forest Whitaker” off their sophomore album acoustically. This performance is softer and more emotional than the original – I suppose stripped […]

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REVIEW: Bad Books – II

Artist: Bad Books Album: II Genre: Indie Rock/Pop Label: Favorite Gentlemen I’ve never been a man with little to say about the things that I am passionate about. Therefore, explaining to you exactly why Bad Books works in 750 words or less borders on being damn near impossible. Hell, if we’re being honest, I’d struggle […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Bad Books – ‘II’

Bad Books, the indie rock super group that is Kevin Devine and Andy Hull and his Manchester Orchestra, have streamed their new album, II, out October 9. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a review from us at UTG that’s coming soon. Just as we loved the lead single, we’re loving this so far. […]

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MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: Paul McCartney

On this day in 1942 Sir Paul McCartney was born James Paul McCartney in Liverpool, England. The son of working class parents, Paul grew up modestly, but comfortably, in post-war England. His father, a jazz player and pianist, encouraged Paul to play music at an early age. In the spring of 1957, at the age […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Gym Class Heroes ft. Neon Hitch – Ass Back Home

Gym Class Heroes released a new music video for “Ass Back Home” featuring Neon Hitch. This song comes off of the bands latest effort The Papercut Chronicles II. The album has been well received by fans and we highly suggest you pick up a copy. The song has a great flow and the added touches […]

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Gym Class Heroes On The Tonight Show

Gym Class Heroes will be performing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. They will most likely be performing a new song from their latest release, The Papercut Chronicles II. The show airs tonight at 11:35/10:35c on NBC so be sure to check it out!

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Gym Class Heroes Stream New Album

Gym Class Heroes are streaming their upcoming release, The Papercut Chronicles II, over on the bands’ Facebook. This material seems to be a healthy departure from their past releases and is pretty catchy. The album drops this coming Tuesday, November 15, through Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen. Give the album a spin and be sure to let […]