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Members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill are forming a supergroup

Well, that mystery didn’t last long. That Rage Against The Machine/Public Enemy countdown we covered? Turns out it is indeed a supergroup composed of members from RATM, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill. Billboard was the first to break the story, citing sources that say Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of RATM, Chuck D […]

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Rage Against The Machine launch mysterious countdown referencing Public Enemy

Rage Against The Machine are up to something. While the band haven’t released a studio album since 2000’s Renegades and stopped performing live in 2011, we got a rather cryptic clue today in the form of prophetsofrage.com NOTE: The Prophets of Rage website has been going down frequently as of the writing of this story. […]

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Summerfest Unveils Monstrous 2015 Lineup

Summerfest, a.k.a. America’s largest music festival, is set to return to Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park this coming summer, and earlier today, “The Big Gig” unveiled a monster lineup that features over 90 diverse headlining acts. Though more artists will likely be added to the bill, presently it seems that Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Zac […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/9-2/15

Classic punk fans, get ready to empty your wallets. This week’s edition of Weekly Wax is full of reissues from the golden age of the Epitaph Records catalog, including early releases by Pennywise and Millencolin, as well as the first Punk-O-Rama compilation. That’s not all: Fat Wreck Chords also launched preorders for a box set […]

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New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup Revealed: Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend

In case you haven’t noticed, festival season is not too far off and lineup posters are popping up left and right. Next up to share their roster is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival who boast an impressive list that includes Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Foster the […]

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LIVE REVIEW: What We Learned At Riot Fest-Chicago

Well, it has been just over a week since members of the UTG staff tackled Riot Fest-Chicago and we have now had time to reflect on what we learned from the craziest weekend in recent punk-rock memory. We decided to document some of the more fascinating observations (everything from why Public Enemy is the most […]

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Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]

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2013 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced, Rush Finally Make It In

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has often gotten some flack for its inductees; it tends to add rap and disco heavyweights while ignoring tide-and-true rock and roll artists. One artist that this seems to have been happening with over and over was progressive rock gods Rush. Today, Flea from the Red Hot Chili […]

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Flavor Flav Allegedly Chases Teenager With Knives

Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav was recently arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, as we reported yesterday. Now the details have come out: the story is the New Yorker (allegedly) threw his girlfriend, 39 year old Elizabeth Trujillo, to the ground, then (allegedly) ripped out her earrings, at which point the teen (allegedly) jumped […]

Fun Fun Fun Fest line-up is revealed

Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX has just revealed the final line-up that is taking place on November 4, 5 and 6. A full festival poster can be seen below featuring all of the acts attending. You don’t want to miss this awesome set of artists in one place.

Terminator X to come out with new album

Terminator X (DJ for Public Enemy) is coming out with a new solo album 16 years later called Judgement Day that is expected to drop next year.

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2Pac Song Goes Political

2Pac’s song ‘Dear Mama’ is being honored by the Library of Congress. He is only the third hip-hop icon to have this honor.