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UTG PREMIERE: Look Out Love – “Never Know”

Pop rock’s never sounded so luscious. That’s the first thing that comes to mind when hearing Look Out Love’s new single, “Never Know.” The song swings and grooves and contains one of the most passionately unique vocal deliveries for a pop rock song released in recent memory. It mixes elements of an indie rock nature […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Sleep On It – “Bright”

Perfecting their pop-rock sound through a mature mixture of infectious melodies and captivating lyricism, Sleep On It are ready to continue their climb to scene supremacy with the brand new EP, Safe Again. The first song to be released from the record, “Bright,” is catchy and passionate — the perfect example of what Sleep On […]

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BUMMER: Fireworks To Go On Hiatus Following Upcoming Tour

Today may be the saddest day in UTG history. After eight years together, Fireworks have announced plans to go on hiatus following their upcoming tour. Announced today via Twitter, Fireworks thanked fans for all their support before breaking news of their plans to take some time away from the spotlight. “After these upcoming gigs are […]

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UTG PREMIERE: A Will Away – “My Sitter”

Connecticut’s A Will Away will be releasing their fantastic new EP, Bliss, on March 20 via Quiet Fire Media. Today, we’re excited to exclusively stream the newest single from the upcoming release, titled “My Sitter.” Fans of A Will Away will note the instrumental progression over previous material and a more laid-back pace than the songs found on […]

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Paramore Announce Full U.S. Tour Alongside Copeland

It has been one hell of a ride for Paramore‘s self-titled record. The reception for this most recent effort has been magnanimous and has changed the game for both the band and its fans. As the pop-rock frontrunners approach the end of this cycle, they are very excited to announce that they will be heading […]

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You Me And Everyone We Know Premiere New Song, “I’d Rather Be Sleeping”

This year, we will be witnessing the resurgence of pop-punk/rock powerhouse You, Me, And Everyone We Know, and the itinerary is rolling out as we speak. Frontman Ben Liebsch has announced that he has been doing very well in terms of personal life and has been in the process of getting together with a bunch […]

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We The Kings Release Music Video For “That Feeling”

We The Kings have returned with new material in the form of their recently-released, ten-track acoustic record entitled Strip, which came out in November of this past year. Their new music video, however, is for a song they put out in 2013. “That Feeling” is the fifth track off of their most recent full-length album, […]

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: The Weekend Classic – “Fireworks”

This may very well be the last UTG premiere of 2014. If true, at least we are going out with a bang. The Weekend Classic have been on our radar since the release of their debut double single at the tail-end of summer. Their unique take on the border between pop-punk and pop-rock offers catchy […]

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Night Terrors of 1927 Share “When You Were Mine” Featuring Tegan And Sara

Night Terrors of 1927 are one of the best indie pop rock groups you and your silly friends have yet to discover. Their sound sounds like someone took all the best elements of music today and fused them with the height of 1980s pop music. It’s an intoxicating combination that is so powerful many people […]

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REVIEW: Seaway – ‘All In My Head’ EP

Artist: Seaway Album: All In My Head Genre: Pop Punk I love a good album as much as the next person, but there is something far more exciting about stumbling across an almost perfect EP. When you only have four or five songs to work with, every note of every song matters. These releases can […]

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UTG Premiere: Forever After – “Twenty Two”

There are few things in life as fun and endlessly enjoyable as new music discovery. The thrill one feels sifting through a pile of records they have never heard is unlike anything else I have experienced on this planet, and every single time I have the opportunity to hunt for something great I walk away […]

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Sleep On It To Tour With Real Talk, Surpass Goal On Kickstarter Campaign

Better gas up your cars, Star Wars geeks, because Sleep On It are coming to a city near you. The guys will be hitting the road on the ‘Rebel Alliance Tour’ with their friends in Real Talk, whose latest release Maps & Miles dropped earlier this month. The Chicago based pop-punk band recently exceeded their […]