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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – ‘She Is The Sea & She Is Loud’

Last week we premiered Vitamin Sun‘s first single “The Oldest Living Memory,” off of their upcoming debut LP, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud. Today, we are happy to bring an exclusive premiere of their entire debut album. Vitamin Sun has worked tirelessly on constructing their eccentrically schizophrenic, yet cautiously beautiful sound. With […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Vitamin Sun – “The Oldest Living Memory”

Today we are happy to bring you the first of two premieres with Massachusetts’ Vitamin Sun. Vitamin Sun are gearing up to release their debut album, She Is The Sea & She Is Loud, on Feb. 13, but we are happy to provide the first track released from the LP, “The Oldest Living Memory.” UTG […]

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REVIEW: ANTEMASQUE – ‘ANTEMASQUE’

Artist: ANTEMASQUE Album: ANTEMASQUE Genre: Rock, Punk Despite the dissolution of The Mars Volta, pioneering artists Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez can’t seem to split up. With The Mars Volta’s final album, Noctourniquet, and its supporting tour in the books, the duo reportedly intended to work on separate projects, as they’ve been wont to do. […]

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Antemasque (Ex-Members of The Mars Volta) Stream Debut Self-Titled Album

In case you haven’t heard, the dynamic duo Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez are at it again, this time in the form of a band called Antemasque. The five piece also features The Mars Volta drummer Dave Eltich and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. Since officially announcing their debut album in April, fans have […]

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Isaiah “Ikey” Owens Found Dead, Jack White Cancels Remaining Tour

This morning, news broke that legendary keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens was found dead in a hotel room in Puebla, Mexico. Though the cause of death is still unknown, reports have stated that both drugs and alcohol were found in Owens’ room. Owens was a member of Jack White‘s touring band, The Buzzards, an all-male group […]

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ANTEMASQUE (Former Members of Mars Volta) Release Live Video for “In The Lurch”

This past April, after the dissolution of The Mars Volta, leading members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced their latest project- ANTEMASQUE. With the release of the group’s self-titled album on July 1, the new low-fi punk-inspired quartet has been busy stringing together dates around the world. Currently, the group is set to perform a […]

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Chiodos Lose Two Members, Recruit Replacements From RX Bandits, The Mars Volta

Recently, Michigan post-hardcore heavyweights, Chiodos, have undergone an unexpected lineup change as they prepare to embark on this fall’s ‘Parks and Devastation Tour’ with A Day To Remember and Bring Me The Horizon. If you recall, the band recently brought on guitarist extraordinaire, Thomas Erak, former frontman for The Fall of Troy, before recording Chiodos’ […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Killer Be Killed – “Wings of Feather and Wax”

Despite having only been together since last October, Killer Be Killed have made quite a racket throughout the music community. However, that isn’t too difficult when your band is comprised of members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, Soulfly, and The Mars Volta. Still flying high off the release of their self-titled debut, which dropped […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/4-5/10

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! This week, we have some highly anticipated reissues, like A Day To Remember‘s latest, Common Courtesy, and The Early November‘s three-disc magnum opus, The Mother, The Mechanic and The Path, and new releases from the likes of Real Friends, Vanna, and many more. However, Jack White takes the cake this […]

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STREAM: Killer Be Killed – “I.E.D.”

Killer Be Killed are a metal supergroup consisting of members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon, Soulfly and The Mars Volta. They will be releasing their debut self-titled album next week via Nuclear Blast Records. The band has premiered a new single from the album, which is titled “I.E.D.” You can listen to that song […]

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Antemasque Announce Debut Album

Antemasque have officially announced their debut self-titled album, Antemasque, which will release on July 15. Concluding the recent onslaught of new material, the Mars Volta and Red Hot Chili Peppers collaboration will happily bring their debut LP to audiences this summer. Speaking on the unexpected outburst of new material, the band said that they were […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/6-4/12

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! It’s a bit of a light week, since everyone is gearing up for Record Store Day, which takes place next Saturday, April 19. The official list of RSD exclusive releases is available right here. What are you planning on picking up? With that said, there are still quite a few […]