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a place to bury strangers

A Place to Bury Strangers Unleash New Single “Straight,” Prepare to Shatter Eardrums on Spring U.S. and Euro Tours

Confession: Of all the shows I’ve attended, I’ve only worn earplugs twice. On both occasions, I was watching Brooklyn post-punk outfit A Place to Bury Strangers at The Empty Bottle in Chicago. As much as they’re known for their memorable live shows, these harbingers of noise and chaos have also released a series of great […]

ken mode

KEN mode Debut New Music Video

Canadian hardcore practitioners KEN mode have debuted the music video for “Romeo Must Never Know.” The dark, ominous slice of post-rock awesomeness is the centerpiece of the group’s critically acclaimed 2013 release Entrench. The clip for the 7+ minute slow burn features all sorts of amazing slow-motion thrashing (and who doesn’t love that?). KEN mode […]

DFA

Death From Above 1979 Writing New Material, to Tour

Canadian dance-punk duo Death From Above 1979 released a blog post today announcing a tour of Canada and the premier of new material. They had apparently tried going straight into the studio, but would rather work out the kinks live. UTG is happy that they’re really making a go at it, just as we were […]