RIP: 14 Years Later, Big Pun Is “Still Not A Player”

Fourteen years ago today the hip-hop world lost one of its strongest voices. Christopher Lee Rios – better known as Big Pun – suffered a fatal heart attack and respiratory failure while temporarily staying with family at a Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, New York during a home renovation. His voice is still one […]

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Joe Kirkland’s (Artist Vs Poet) Blind Audition On The Voice

Joe Kirkland (Artist Vs Poet) made a special appearance on NBC’s hit program The Voice to audition and did a spectacular job! Kirkland decided to cover The All-American Rejects’ “Gives You Hell” and absolutely crushed the competition. Watch this flawless performance of AAR’s single “Gives You Hell” and let us know how you thought Joe […]


Evan Pharmakis and Chris Campbell Leave VANNA, Statements Released

UTG has just learned that Evan Pharmakis (guitarist/vocalist)and Chris Campbell (drummer) have left Boston post-hardcore act Vanna. The new broke on two fronts this afternoon, first with an email containing statement from both Pharmakis and Campbell, then moments later with a video statement from the remaining members. You can view all three statements after the […]

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Joe Trohman Starts New Band With Josh Newton

Joe Trohman (The Damned Things) has released an official statement about forming a new band, called With Knives, with Josh Newton. He has quite a bit to tell us all so sit back, grab a drink and prepare for more Joe Trohman in the months to come! Read what Joe has to say below and […]

Thieves And Villains drummer wants to produce

Joe from Thieves And Villains wants to get involved with studio session drumming and also writing drums parts for bands around the New York area. More details can be found after the jump.

Joe Lally Hits the Road

Legendary Fugazi bassist, Joe Lally, is back on the road with more solo material, and a whole lot of attitude. If you happen to be hanging out in Europe, check out some authentic wholesome D.C. music. Tour dates are November 15: Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social November 16: Birmingham, UK – Hare and Hounds November […]