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Patrick Stump to Fill In For Ben Folds On NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’

Since its creation in 2009, NBC’s The Sing Off has rostered some pretty well-known musical judges to officiate, and occasionally participate, in the show’s a cappella performances. To date, the list of celebrity judges is as follows: Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman (Boyz 2 Men), Sara Bareilles, Nicole Scherzinger, and Jewel. Now, NBC can add Fall […]

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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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Get Involved Announce Summer Shows, Alter Name Slightly

Get Involved are a new group formed by members of Thursday, From Autumn To Ashes, Glassjaw, and Judge. They started off as Get Involved, then were Get Involved!, and now are apparently Gt Nvlvd!, according to their press release. This recalls memories of when This Town Needs Guns became TTNG back in January. The post-hardcore […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Austin Carlile Found Guilty Of Misdemeanor Assault

A month after being arrested for a late night brawl in Ohio, Of Mice And Men frontman Austin Carlile was in court this morning to learn what would come of the felonious assault charges facing him. Carlile appeared at the Bowling Green Municipal Courthouse this morning at 9:30 AM to begin proceedings. We were unable […]

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Members Of Thursday, Glassjaw, FATA, Death In The Park And Judge Start Project, Launch Kickstarter

Brian Deneeve (From Autumn To Ashes), Tucker Rule (Thursday) Lars Weiss (Judge), Derrick Karg (Death In The Park) and Todd Weinstock (Glassjaw) have gotten together to start a new music project known as Get Involved!. They will be self-releasing their debut album, so in order to get things rolling they have launched a Kickstarter asking […]

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Keith Urban to Judge American Idol

Less than a month ago, UTG learned that Nicki Minaj would be an American Idol judge next season. This morning, Fox has released that Keith Urban will also be a judge on the show. The show is moving to a four judge format, with the total panelists now being Idol veteran Randy Jackson and previously […]

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Nicki Minaj Is The New American Idol Judge

When you think of today’s most influential singers, Nicki Minaj is right there amongst the very best, right? You know, because she sings all the gigantic chart toppers? Yea, neither do I. US Weekly broke the news this morning that Cash Money heavyweight Nicki Minaj has officially signed on as a new judge on American […]

Simon Cowell’s ‘The X Factor’ details

In case you haven’t heard, former American Idol judge, Simon Cowell, will be offering his notoriously honest opinions on vocal performances on his new TV series called The X Factor. Read the details that were just released about the show (including the fact that the winner will receive a $5 million record deal by Syco… no big deal) here!