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Conor Oberst’s Rape Accuser Retracts Statement

Another week, another story of the internet using half-truths in place of hard facts. Joanie Faircloth, who allegedly was sexually assaulted by Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst, came out today and retracted her statement, saying that she made her entire story up for attention. In a notarized letter from her lawyer, the statement goes on to […]

Actor James Franco planning debut album

James Franco, the star of Your Highness and Pineapple Express, is about to take on a new role away from the camera. According to Pitchfork, Franco has partnered with Kalup Linzy to form a musical duo known as Kalup and Franco. We know it isn’t exactly an exciting name, but something tells us the material […]

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UTG Interview: Protest The Hero

We sent photographer Melanie Hodgins into the field to interview Protest The Hero and the results are sure to entertain! Click through to read Melanie’s discuss with PTH’s Rody Walker as they discuss musical inspiration, cats, mythological creatures, the music industry, Twilight, and more.

New Owl City song

A new song by Owl City, “Alligator Sky”, can be heard below.

Lady Gaga sells over 20 million digital singles

Lady Gaga is the first musician to have accomplished selling over 20 million digital singles and is recognized by the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America) to have the most gold and platinum sales in history. “Just Dance” has gone platinum six times, “Poker Face” five times, and “Bad Romance” has reached platinum status four […]

New Forever The Sickest Kids interview

Head over here to read a new interview with Justin Cook (Forever The Sickest Kids), see what he has to say about the departure of Kent Garrison, touring, their new self-titled album, and the possibility of putting out the rest of the tracks from Weekend. The band is moving over a majority of their promotion […]

Fireworks album details

Fireworks have announced that their sophomore album, Gospel, will drop May 24 via Triple Crown Records. You can see the album art here. “Gospel represents Fireworks better than anything we’ve done in the past. I think it really is the photo for the fundamentals we started this band on. The songs came so naturally and working with […]

Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson collaborations revealed

Three songs, recorded in 1983, by Michael Jackson and Freddy Mercury (Queen) are going to be released for the first time. “We are now working on some never before released songs that Freddie made with Michael in the early-’80s. I’m not allowed to say too much about it, but they sound incredible.”- Roger Taylor, Queen The three […]

New Pearl Jam album in the works

Pearl Jam are going to start working on their new album in April. This will be their first album since the 2009 release of Backspacer. “We did a whole bunch of demos and everybody’s got a disc of 25 [songs] right now. April will be the time where we get together and learn to play […]

Documentary narrated by Jared Leto

A new motorcycle documentary, TT3D: Closer To The Edge, is to be narrated by Jared Leto (30 Seconds To Mars). The Film is set to be released on April 22. “I’m proud to be part of this groundbreaking film that celebrates this infamous event and the legendary spirit of the men and women who push […]

Michael Jackson statue to be built

A statue of the late Michael Jackson is due to be presented outside of Craven Cottage on April 3. Read the full article here.

TV On The Radio member diagnosed with lung cancer

TV On The Radio have announced on their website that Gerard Smith (bassist and keyboardist) has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is undergoing treatment. He will not be joining the band on their upcoming tour. The band has released this statement: “Gerard is fortunate enough to have health insurance and is receiving excellent medical […]