Archive for May 8th, 2009

Mike Jones – The Voice

Artist: Mike Jones Album: The Voice Genre: Hip Hop Label:Ice Age/Warner Bros. Not only in hip hop, but often in this genre, an act will bust out the gates with a massive, all consuming single that launches them to stardom. Mike Jones is a prime example with his now outdated, “Back Then,” from his debut […]

WEEKLY 5: May 8th, 2009

Each week, the staff at [UTG] will be picking a topic to do a top 5 list on, if you agree or disagree with us, feel free to let us know in the comments or on our forums. This week: Conor Oberst’s 5 Most Influential Songs [in honor of the upcoming release of Conor Oberst […]

Vice on Victory – Glitter & Gold

Artist: Vice on Victory Album: Glitter & Gold Genre: Pop Rock Label: Standby I, as am sure all music journalists do, have a tendency to go easy on bands from my area [this being Ohio/Michigan], but there are limits. I’ve gone through brutal punk [Hellmouth] and everything else under the sun in these two states, […]

Iron & Wine – Around The Well

Artist: Iron & Wine Album: Around The Well Genre: Folk Label: Sub Pop Oh the often made, rarely useful rarities record. In the age of the internet it has become more and more unnecessary for bands to physically release these so called b-sides because if a single person has them and uploads them, we all […]

First Impressions: Iwrestledabearonce – It’s All Happening

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 Iwrestledabearonce’s It’s All Happening. It drops this June. Oh what a difference time can make. Last year at this time, barely anyone knew who Iwrestledabearone was, but now they’re […]

Every Avenue TOUR VIDEO

These Michigan pop rockers sure know how to have a good time:

Hellmouth Show Protested!

Thanks to for this article: Who says Americans can’t be shocked anymore? Ferret Records hardcore act Hellmouth have apparently been targeted for protest surrounding their scheduled performance at Failure Fest 5 this weekend in Logansport, Indiana. A press release for the band says that an area high school student allegedly took home a flier […]