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Wings Denied

Wings Denied Announce Co-headlining Tour With Cryptodira

Hey, prog-metal heads: Washington D.C. based prog-metal band Wings Denied just announced a co-headlining tour in January with New York’s Cryptodira. The bands will be making 13 stops, primarily on the East Coast, ending back in Wings Denied’s hometown of DC. Wings Denied released their debut full-length, Mirrors for a Prince, this past May, and […]

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STREAM: Wings Denied – “Generation Y”

Up-and-coming DC progressive metal band Wings Denied recently released a new single, “Generation Y,” and it’s definitely something you’re going to want to check out. Filled with borderline-obsessively intricate guitar and drum parts, soaring vocals, and massive production, the song should be played loud, and honestly with a nice pair of headphones. If you’re into […]

Protest The Hero

AWESOME: Protest the Hero Release Lyric Video for “Clarity”

Lyric videos are generally kind of boring. There, I said it. What do most of these videos bring to the table that lyrics in the “About” section on YouTube doesn’t already do? The answer is nothing. That being said, Canadian progressive metal band Protest the Hero released a new lyric video today on AltPress for their […]

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STREAM: Protest The Hero – “Clarity”

Once again, Protest The Hero has found their own way to woo fans and naysayers alike with their latest single, “Clarity.” The song was exclusively streamed at MetalSucks earlier today, and it leaves many of us at UTG craving more and more from this Canadian band. It’s been nearly 2 years since PtH had released […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Lisabi – “Hostage”

Brazilian progressive-punk band Lisabi released their new music video today for their song, “Hostage.” The music video is a mix of both a short story as well as live performance, and really blends in nicely with the smooth music Lisabi created. Gotta love a music video that just makes sense with the music. Lisabi is […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Periphery – Make Total Destroy

Prog-metal outfit, Periphery have released their new music video for their single, “Make Total Destroy” and, oh man, is it pretty freakin’ great. The futuristic, stop-and-go bruiser of a video compliments the thrashing hostility of the song itself; a true testament to fun metal videos. Hit the jump to check the video out. “Make Total […]

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LYRIC VIDEO: I The Mighty – The Dreamer

San Francisco prog rockers I The Mighty have released a brand new song today and we could not be more excited! This song blends extremely catchy melodies and spectacular musicianship to create a sonically appealing tune. The band will release their upcoming EP, Karma Never Sleeps, on March 27 via Equal Vision Records. UTG is […]

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REVIEW: 3 – The Ghost You Gave To Me

Artist: 3 Album: The Ghost You Gave To Me Genre: Progressive Label: Metal Blade Records Boxes. Every style of music can be put into a box, even the stuff that’s “outside the box” (it’s in the “outside the box” box). Some progressive metal albums often try mightily to avoid fitting neatly into some sort of […]

Between The Buried and Me – Colors [Live]

Band: Between The Buried And Me Album: Colors Live Genre: Metal Label: Victory Tracks: 1. Foam Born [A] The Backtrack 2. [B] The Decade of Statues 3. Informal Gluttony 4. Sun of Nothing 5. Ants of The Sky 6. Prequel To The Sequel 7. Viridlan 8. White Walls If progressive metal band Between the Buried […]