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Cartel Frontman Will Pugh Is (Finally) Working On A Solo Album

Don’t fret, dear readers. I’m being honest when I tell you there is no lie in that headline. The Will Pugh solo album you always thought might happen is actually on its way to becoming a reality. Early this morning, September 2, Cartel vocalist Will Pugh set Twitter ablaze when he revealed plans for a […]

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Deafheaven Side Project Creepers Share “Vanishing” Music Video

Deafheaven side project Creepers are back with a brand new video for “Vanishing” off of their debut LP, Lush, which dropped in October of last year. You can order it here. Directed by Drew Pearson, the short clip matches bright, faded images of planes and passed-out people with the dark riffs of “Vanishing,” one of their seven new songs from last year’s […]

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Dustin Kensrue To Release New Solo Album, ‘Carry The Fire’

Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue has never been a stranger to the world of solo material, but he’s admittedly kept his participation in this area to a minimum in recent years. Now, just as Thrice are preparing to return in some form, Kensrue has revealed plans to release his first non-holiday solo album in years. Carry […]

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Members Of Fireworks Start New Side Project, Empty Houses

Two members of the UTG-recommended pop rock outfit Fireworks have started a side project alongside vocalist Ali Shea. The band’s name is Empty Houses, and according to the trio, it will have a sound inspired by Motown. In a brief interview with Noisey they talk about their inspiration and reason for deciding to take the […]

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The Killing Lights Release “Lies Spread Like Fire” Music Video

Michael Vampire, best known as the frontman for Vampires Everywhere!, has decided the time has come to try something new. After spending the better part of the last decade traveling the country as the bucket list worthy one night stand of goth girls’ dreams, the man behind one of the worst Nirvana covers of all […]

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Let Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties Break Your Heart With “Divorce”

Forget about The Fault In Our Stars. The song you’re about to hear may very well be the most depressing piece of art you experience throughout the entire month of June. That’s not a bad thing in the slightest, but I felt it best to warn you in case you needed a minute to grab […]

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Citizen’s Mat Kerekes Announces Hardcore Project; Releases Split With Spitback

Mat Kerekes of Citizen had recently taken to the twittersphere to announce his latest creative outlet: a hardcore band by the name of Power Wrench who have released a split EP with Michigan’s Spitback. Any fans of Kerekes’ more popular band would have to keep searching if they’re looking for anything that bears resemblance to […]

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Stream The First Track From The Wonder Years’ Dan Campbell’s New Side Project

Last week, UTG became immensely excited when Dan “Soupy” Campbell of The Wonder Years announced his new project titled Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties. “I’ve got a gut full of ulcers. They’re gonna burn out like dead stars; and turn to dust,” sings Campbell in his typical fashion of brutal honesty, although the song […]

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Michael Franzino (A Lot Like Birds) Launches Solo Indiegogo Campaign

Earlier today, Michael Franzino of A Lot Like Birds launched an Indiegogo campaign through which he hopes to “write the softer musical counterpart” to his usual endeavors. For more details, peek below the jump. “For the past five years, I have written and performed music for the band A Lot Like Birds and am ready […]

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Mark Hoppus Announces New Side Project With Producer Chris Holmes

Generation Y rejoice! This afternoon, everyone’s favorite punk Mark Hoppus took to Twitter to announce a new side project called Nothing and Nobody. Rounded out by engineer/producer Chris Holmes, the duo has joined forces with Purevolume to unveil their first track, a rip-roaring remix of Nova Rockafeller‘s “1990s.” According to Hoppus’ tweets, Nothing and Nobody […]

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Wovenwar (Ex-As I Lay Dying) Share “All Rise”

The Members of As I Lay Dying who were not arrested for allegedly plotting to kill their wife in the fall of 2013 have abandoned their former project and formed a new group known as Wovenwar. Today, their first full song found its way online. Featuring the driving aggression of AILD with a twist of […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Big Neil (Tom Warren of The Front Bottoms) – “Never Had”

The Front Bottoms have exploded in the past year, and their success is due in no small part to a tremendous publicity campaign and an infectious live act that goes past core band members Brian Sella and Matt Uychich. The Front Bottoms‘ bassist, Tom Warren, is effectively Big Neil, and UTG is proud to bring […]