Archive for September 23rd, 2009

Fall of Troy: Preorder Now

TFOT’s new album, “In The Unlikely Event” hits stores on October 6th! Preorder it now from MerchNOW for only $9.99, or get a CD/Tshirt or CD/Hoodie bundle.

Umphrey’s Mcgee, 3 Michigan Shows

Midwestern monsters of improvised rock, Umphrey’s McGee consisting of Brendan Bayliss (guitar, vocals), Jake Cinninger (guitar, synthesizers, vocals), Joel Cummins (keyboards, vocals), Andy Farag (percussion), Kris Myers (drums, vocals), and Ryan Stasik (bass), enters its second decade together with their most progressive, melodic and artistically cohesive material to date. A three-night stand in Michigan is […]

Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio

Critical Acclaim for Rain Machine: “An accomplished work… the best side gig since Jack White rediscovered the drums.” – Spin “Malone steps out with an emotionally open debut just as experimental and daring as his work with TVOTR.”- USA Today “As otherworldly as that beard” – Village Voice “The tunes sound a bit like a […]

Bon Iver Announces Hiatus

Provided by Spinner When Bon Iver took the stage at the famed, original Fillmore in San Francisco on Tuesday night in front of a sold-out crowd, it represented a sort of homecoming. Yes, Justin Vernon is still a Wisconsin cabin boy who is in no danger of turning his back on his home territory. But […]

Grunge Music Revealed Through New Photo Book

Provided by Spacelab Tired of Curt Cobain’s portrayal in Guitar Hero? Try something with more substance: the book Grunge, written by Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth. It’s a photo book with photos by photographer Michael Lavine that chronicles the late 80’s/early 90’s punk scene in Seattle. “… the discovery of Seattle punk youth, the seminal […]

Nominees For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Provided by Pitchfork Can you believe ABBA isn’t in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame yet? How about the Stooges? Genesis? Kiss? All of those artists– and eight more– will have the chance to join the institution’s ranks in 2010. The Rock Hall’s official site has announced next year’s nominees. And they are… ABBA […]

New Michael Jackson Single to be Released

The Michael Jackson camp will be releasing a new track from the King of Pop on October 12th. “This is It,” the new single, will also be featured on a double disc album in support of the new Michael Jackson Film.

Album Stream: Three Days Grace

UTG is proud to be streaming the ENTIRE new album from THREE DAYS GRACE entitled Life Starts Now. Click the player on the right side and begin listening to the BRAND NEW [just hit stores this week] album from these radio rockers!

LoveHateHero posts new video

LoveHateHero have returned and before their new album drops next week, they’ve brought us the video for their new single, “America Underwater.”

REVIEW: Monsters of Folk – S/T

Artist: Monsters of Folk Album: Monsters of Folk Genre: Indie Rock [Gods] Label: Shangri-La The world of so-called “supergroups” is quite a treacherous one because though you have a lot of talent in one room, it in no way means they can work together to create a piece of work that lives up to the […]

We Came As Romans: New Album

Michigan’s We Came As Romans have set a November 3rd release date for their highly anticipated debut full-length, To Plant A Seed. Recorded with up-and-coming producer Joey Sturgis (The Devil Wears Prada, Emarosa, Attack Attack) at his Foundation Recording Studio, the 10-song follow-up to their breakout EP, Dreams, finds the band expanding their blend of […]

Thom Yorke: Acoustic Performance of “Reckoner”

Source: Pitchfork A few weeks ago, we told you that Thom Yorke was going to perform at the premiere of the new ecologically-minded film The Age of Stupid on September 21. Well, he did. And someone taped it. Now here it is, Thom Yorke doing the In Rainbows track “Reckoner” all by himself with an […]