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Substances, death, and purpose fueled Culture Abuse for their most imaginative release yet

It’s roughly 9pm on a Thursday night inside Seattle’s Funhouse, and Culture Abuse have finished sound check for one of their last tour dates opening for the enigmatic Self Defense Family, leading into the release of their 6131 Records full-length debut, Peach. Standing front and center is the band’s vocalist, David Kelling, who’s shifting his […]


Stream Sleater-Kinney’s New Album, ‘No Cities To Love’

No Cities To Love is the fresh, new full-length album from rock and roll trio, Sleater-Kinney. Scheduled for a January 20 release, the ten-track offering is a result of steadfast efforts of the trio to make a record only when they felt like the timing, along with everything else in their lives, was right. They […]


Song Of The Week: In The Whale – “Ride”

Denver rock duo In The Whale have spent 2014 becoming one of the most closely watched buzz bands in the world of rock. Now, following the release of two killer EPs and numerous nationwide tours, the band have shared a new track that rips like no other single in recent memory. I know not everyone […]

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Watch Remaining Nirvana Members Perform “Lithium” with St. Vincent

Last month, Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio with all of its original members. The official Induction Ceremony included a series of notable musicians filling in for Kurt Cobain such as Joan Jett, St. Vincent, Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis, and Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon. This Saturday, May 31, […]

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REVIEW: The Black Keys – ‘Turn Blue’

Artist: The Black Keys Album: Turn Blue Genre: Rock Label: Nonesuch Records Before getting into the bulk of my review of The Black Keys’ Turn Blue, I’d like to get something out of the way. So we’ll start at the end, where the 11-track album closes with the completely tacked-on country-rock tune “Gotta Get Away,” […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Band Of Skulls Talk ‘Himalayan’ @ SXSW

Longing — the battle to define rock n’ roll is best described through this word. It’s not tangible, it’s not something that can be put into a group of words and written down on a piece of paper. It’s something you feel, something you hear, something you experience. You know rock n’ roll when it […]


REVIEW: Wilson – Full Blast Fuckery

Artist: Wilson Album: Full Blast Fuckery Genre: Heavy Rock and Roll Record Label: Easy Killer Records Full Blast Fuckery. The record title of Wilson’s debut full-length sums up this 10-song exploitation of pure rock and roll. Born and bred somewhere in the bearded middle ground between Every Time I Die and Guns N’ Roses, Wilson […]


STREAM: Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Original Demo)

If you’ve been on the internet today, you know very well that Fall Out Boy is back. With official confirmation from the band, Fall Out Boy has announced a slew of great news, including a new song, “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up).”  This new song has a lot more […]


EXCLUSIVE: Solid Gold Cadillac – “What Do You Need”

What better way to celebrate kickoff Saturday night than by discovering one of rock’s next big acts? UTG could not be more honored and excited to be presenting you with the exclusive premiere of Solid Gold Cadillac’s new song, “What Do You Need.” Hailing from Michigan, this four piece offer a fresh take on dirty […]

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Real Talk With Pop Evil’s Chachi Riot: “Piracy”

Keeping with our ongoing efforts to further expand into as many areas of music as possible, UTG is hoping to engage in real discussions with mainstream rock fans in our latest column, Real Talk. Hosted through weekly video blogs by Pop Evil drummer Chachi Riot, Real Talk is a recurring feature about the state of […]


UTG PREMIERE: Stream And Download Yellabird’s “Mountainosaurus” EP

Though they have yet to reach their one year anniversary as band, Boston’s Yellabird have already begun making waves in the New England music community. Comprised of Martin Stubbs (guitar/vocals) and Felipe Gaviria (drums/backing vocals), Yellabird are a two man rock ‘n’ roll onslaught that demand listener’s attention and we could not be more excited […]

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Axl Rose DECLINES Induction To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Issues Statement

Never one to make things easy, Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose has released an open later to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, stating that he declines his induction as a member. Yes, you read that right. Axl Rose does not want to be honored for his efforts in Guns N’ Roses by […]