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Violet Days debut a powerful electro-pop single in “Your Girl”

It’s been six months since the release of “Screaming Colors,” but Swedish pop outfit Violet Days has finally debuted an infectious new single. Entitled “Your Girl,” the cut finds vocalist Lina Hansson providing her most powerful performance yet as she addresses the intrinsic need to be loved with emotional, affecting vocals that demand radio play (especially when combined […]

Little Dragon

Watch Little Dragon’s New “Underbart” Music Video

Swedish synth rock act Little Dragon dropped a brand new album this year titled Nabuma Rubberband. Now, to celebrate the release, they have shared a music video for album cut “Underbart” that keeps things moving along. The video soundtracks their fourth single seamlessly. Watch as the crew roam about in exhaustive dance moves, flaunting a decent […]



On August 19, Swedish pop duo JJ will release their third album, V, via Secretly Canadian. We’ve heard several tracks off the record so far, but starting today the album is streaming in full at NPR. The 12-track release is a follow-up to 2010’s jj n° 3 and includes the mesmerizing singles “All White Everything” and “Dean & […]

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Opeth Announce New Album, Stream “Cusp of Eternity”

On August 26, Swedish metal band Opeth will drop a new studio album titled Pale Communion via Roadrunner Records. The eight-track release is their eleventh studio album. With frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt producing and Porcupine Tree guitarist Steven Wilson mixing, it should see the band’s sound expanding into more psych and prog influences as their last release, 2011’s Heritage, did. As the […]


Stream JJ’s New Song “All White Everything”

Swedish duo JJ announced two weeks ago that they would be dropping a new album, V, this summer. Turns out the album, their follow-up to jj n° 4,  drops August 19 via Secretly Canadian and today we get to hear the first single in full, “All White Everything.” The song sees Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander bring a haunting, […]

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JJ Announce New Album ‘V’ With Beautiful Video

Swedish duo JJ (no longer lowercase jj) will be returning with their slightly soft electronic music this summer. After three years since their last LP and two years since their most recent release, jj n° 4, the two will drop the new album, titled V, in August via Secretly Canadian. They announced the news with a […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: Icona Pop – “All Night”

Artist: Icona Pop Single: “All Night” Album: This Is… Genre: Pop Following hot on the heels of their smash hit “I Love It,” Icona Pop are hoping to make their flash in the pan success more of a lasting affair with their latest single, “All Night.” Let’s get one thing straight right off the top: […]


Refused Announce Last Gig Ever.

When punk band Refused first got back together, no one could have expected the reunion would last. Other than the fact that after their demise they made a documentary on the turmoil that made them break up with the appropriate name of Refused Are Fucking Dead, the band’s whole belief was strongly anti-capitalism – so […]


Watch The Throne Announces European Tour

Watch The Throne duo of Jay-Z and Kanye West are preparing to take their epic stage show to Europe, from May to June, and UTG has the official details. Jay and Ye start off with one date in the UK and make their way through Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, France, Belgium, Germany, and Ireland, with […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Eric Turner ft. Lupe Fiasco & Tinie Tempah – Angels & Stars

Sweden’s Eric Turner has released his official music video for “Angels & Stars.” Pairing the foreign heartthrob with Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah, the video for “Angels & Stars” is a mind-bending showcase of performance performance shots, after effects, and green screen. You can view the video after the jump. Eric Turner is still developing […]


Refused Schedule 2nd NYC Show

Sweedish hardcore act Refused announced a second New York City show at Terminal Five on Sunday April 22. The band added the second date after their first NYC show sold out in under an hour. 2012 marks Refused’s first year of shows since their 1998 breakup. Ticket presale starts on January 31 at 3PM EST, […]


Refused Announce More Reunion Dates

As UTG reported this past Monday, Refused are back in action and prepared to wow crowds with their intense brand of hardcore on the Coachella Festival stage. We have just received word that they will be playing shows in Germany, Belgium, Italy and Sweden, on top of the Coachella appearances. Refused are definitely one of […]