GWAR Members Post Video Statement

The remaining members of GWAR have officially broken their silence regarding the recent passing of Dave Brockie today through a two-minute video statement. While still conveying some humor, the band talked about their beloved frontman and a public memorial service to take place on August 15 which will precede the oncoming 5th annual GWAR-B-Q on […]

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Stream The New Russian Circles Album

Russian Circles is one of the most interesting and innovative bands in post rock these days, and any new release of theirs is bound to garner a lot of attention. Their latest full-length, Memorial, is no exception. The album isn’t out until October 29, but you can stream it right now over at Pitchfork. Fans […]


REST IN PEACE: Phil Chevron (The Pogues)

Celtic punk legends The Pogues revealed in a social network post early this morning that guitarist Phil Chevron has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. Writing to fans in an informal manner, members of The Pogues posted the following message online this morning accompanied by an image of Phil Chevron: “After a long […]


STREAM: Russian Circles – “Deficit”

If nearly 7 minutes of ominously eerie post-metal sludgy goodness was what you were looking for this evening, you’ve come to the right place. Sargent House’s Russian Circles have released a helluva killer new track, entitled “Deficit,” which is blowing our minds over here at UTG. MetalSucks writer, Axl Rosenberg, uses one word to describe […]


UTG LIST: 15 Unforgettable Chris Farley Moments

Fifteen years ago today (December 18), the world grew a bit dimmer. Chris Farley, acclaimed comedian and actor, was found dead in his apartment on this date back in 1997. Some of you may remember Farley for his work in Tommy Boy or Black Sheep, while others will recall his many roles on Saturday Night […]


Suicide Silence Launch “Mitch Lucker Memorial Fund;” Ask Fans To Donate

The death of Suicide Silence frontman Mitch Lucker is still fresh on our minds, but it’s the future of his Daughter Kenadee that is the center of this post. Moments after news began to spread about Lucker’s death last Thursday, fans and publications around the world began talking about how the community as a whole […]

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Thirty-Two Years Later, We Still Miss Ian Curtis

Today marks the thirty-second anniversary of Ian Curtis’ death. We thought about putting together a Music History feature, but we have run a few recently and felt the legacy of Curtis should not be given such cookie cutter treatment. Then I spent a few hours crafting a lengthy editorial about growing up in the midwest […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Caliban – Memorial

Caliban have released the latest music video for their song “Memorial” and can be viewed right here on UTG. This creepy video shows the band’s first material off of the upcoming effort, I Am Nemesis, via Century Media Records. Pick this album up on February 28, 2012. The video shows a haunting story-line relating images […]

Rage Against The Machine are “Planning Something Big”

The word on the street is that Rage Against The Machine is “planning something big” at their only released concert date. RATM will play the L.A. Rising show on July 30 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum accompanied by Muse and many more. UTG will try and gather as much info as we can about […]

Eyedea’s Mysterious Death

For details regarding the death of Michael “Eyedea” Larsen, read after the jump.