Archive for March, 2009

First Impressions – The Dangerous Summer – “Reach For The Sun”

First Impressions is a segment where we let you into our early thoughts on a highly anticipated album, This week, we have our early views on The Dangerous Summer’s Reach For The Sun. It drops in May from Hopeless Records If you have been missing scene staple The Starting Line, your saviors have arrived. The Dangerous […]

Save Live Music and Save The Scene! The Secret Handshake!

The Secret Handshake is preparing to release his new record My Name Up In Lights on April 21st and we want you to buy it! TSH is a pop rock hybrid that deals highly with electronics. Most people recognize TSH from their cover on Punk Goes Crunk, but this group [actually, just Luis Dubuc who is joined […]

We’re Sponsoring This!

Save yourself from the normalcy of Kentucky and go to this! *Posted By: James Shotwell*

Save Music Videos! Jaguar Love!

I miss The Blood Brothers, but Jaguar Love is nearly as good in my book. You NEED to know this band. *Written By: James Shotwell*

Fireworks – All I Have To Offer Is My Own Confusion

Artist: Fireworks Album: All I Have To Offer Is My Own Confusion Genre: Pop Punk Label: Triple Crown Tracks: 1. Geography, Vonnegut, and Me 2. Come Around 3. Closet Weather 4. 2923 Monroe St. 5. Holiday 6. I Support Same Sex Marriage 7. Show Me Your Vanishing One More Time 8. You’ve Lost Your Charm […]

Billy T Phones Pictureplane!

[UTG] Billy T: How are you? Travis Egedy of pictureplane: I’m fine – I’m really good actually. [UTG]: Tell me your name, your band’s name and where you’re from. pictureplane: I’m Travis Egedy, and my band’s name is pictureplane, and I’m from Denver. [UTG] You’re on tour with HEALTH, how long is that going on? […]

Depeche Mode Listening Party – Sounds of the Universe

If you haven’t been living underneath a rock then you’re fully aware of Depeche Mode’s highly anticipated album set to debut on April 21st 2009 – fittingly called Sounds of the Universe. MUTE Records extended an invite to a few select journalists, including myself, to take part in this intimate listening session of the band’s […]

Live Report! Hollywood Undead!

March 14th, 2009 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room Saints & Sinners tour The Saints and Sinners Tour, containing Brokencyde, Haste the Day, Senses Fail, and Hollywood Undead, rolled into Grand Rapids, MI March 14, 2009 and briefly settled at The Orbit Room before erupting in a grossly unexpected display of talent and raw energy. While […]

This Week Will be HUGE!

If you haven’t noticed, there is a brand new and VERY IMPORTANT poll on the right side of the site. Please cast your vote in order to help us make UTG better for everyone. As a thank you, this week will also find us unveiling UTG’s brand new and FREE spring sampler “Building A Better […]

Save Music Videos! Gallows!

Hands down, one of the best live bands in the world currently. True punk rock lives again! The Vulture (Act II) *Posted By: James Shotwell*

Save Live Music! The Sweet Brag Tour!

We’ll be here…will you? Some of the best heavy music in the scene is on display with this tour – Don’t Miss Out.

[UTG] RAW : Craig Owens!

Thanks to a chance encounter and the help of a new friend [Mike Shea], we were able to meet up with the amazing Craig Owens of Chiodos, Cinematic Sunrise, Isles and Glaciers, as well as his own solo material which he is currently touring on. We spoke for about 14 min. and covered everything from […]