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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Deathgasm’ Is An Unforgettable Experience

Film: Deathgasm Starring: Milo Cawthorne, James Blake Directed by: Jason Lei Howden Deathgasm is further proof that no one makes outrageous and unforgettable indie horror films quite like the citizens of New Zealand. Brodie (Milo Cawthorne) is a teenage boy who loves heavy metal. In fact, I think the word love probably understates the way […]

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5 Seconds Of Summer Announce Australia Tour With State Champs, Pop-Punk World Implodes

In an unexpected move, 5 Seconds Of Summer have announced that New York pop-punk band State Champs will be directly supporting the band on their upcoming Australia / New Zealand tour. Since the One Direction prodigy boy band graced the cover of Alternative Press last year, speculation has run wild that 5 Seconds of Summer are important […]

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Crown The Empire To Play New Zealand Westfest 2015

Crown The Empire have announced to fans today that they will be playing in New Zealand this year on Westfest’s 2015 lineup. This festival is a massive touring date for the band, as they will be playing amongst acts like Judas Priest, Fall Out Boy, Lamb Of God, and All Time Low. For ticket information, […]


UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Housebound’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of the year’s best month, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re […]

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Lorde’s “Royals”–No, Seriously.

Bruce Springsteen is one artist who clearly doesn’t buy into generational gaps. Throughout his career, the rock n’ roll legend has made a habit of taking fledgling acts under his wing, and additionally covered a wealth of music far outside the borders of his home-genre. Currently, The Boss is touring down under, and as such, […]

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Odd Future Denied Entry To New Zealand Due To “Potential Threat To Public Order”

Back in 2011 when Tyler, The Creator made his TV debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, it seemed like the music world was terrified of Odd Future. Think pieces and reviews popped up everywhere, labeling Tyler’s video for “Yonkers” as disturbing or hailing it as genius. Fast forward three years and several albums later, […]


Eminem Announces Rapture Tour, Featuring Kendrick Lamar, J Cole And More

This is just the beginning of what we can expect to see of Eminem over the next few months. The internet has been buzzing since he announced his upcoming album, and subsequently released some new music from that album. The next step? Tours. Eminem has announced the Rapture tour, to take place in four cities […]


Lorde Covers Kanye West’s “Hold My Liquor”

Lorde may be new to the music scene internationally, but from the looks of the footage you’re about to see it seems she’s already well versed in the art of putting on a truly entertaining show. Taking the stage in her hometown in New Zealand for a headlining performance recently, Lorde debuted a live cover […]

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The Story So Far Announce First New Zealand Tour

Earlier today The Story So Far announced their very first tour in New Zealand. They have three dates scheduled, and the tour will take place this coming February. They haven’t announced who their support will be yet, but we hope to hear that from them soon! You can check out the dates to see if […]

Clip of new Chiodos song

After the jump, you can listen to a clip of a new bonus Chiodos song from their Australian/New Zealand released of Illuminaudio.

Adam Lambert covers “Enter Sandman”

For his bassist’s birthday, Adam Lambert covered “Enter Sandman”. Check it out after the jump.


You Me At Six “Stay With Me” acoustic

Video of acoustic “Stay With Me” performed by You Me At Six. More information after the drop.