Archive for May 30th, 2012

The Contortionist Announce Album Details

One of the best metal bands in the game, The Contortionist have announced the specifics on their upcoming sophomore effort Intrinsic. Intrinsic is the band’s follow-up to their 2010 metal masterpiece Exoplanet and is set for release on July 17 via eOne/Good Fight Music. Regarding the new album, vocalist Jonathan Carpenter stated the following: “On […]

WATCH: Two Adorable Girls, Lennon & Maisy Cover “Call Your Girlfriend”

With the rise of YouTube, it has become easier than ever to find talented new artists right from the comfort of your own home. Everyday we see embedded videos on our Facebook walls, blogs, or websites of new viral acts. Some of these acts end up scoring professional recording contracts, some make money from their […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Andrew Bird – “Eyeoneye”

Andrew Bird released his latest record, Break it Yourself (iTunes), just two months ago. Since then, he has been touring and performing in clubs, at festivals, and on late-night television programs, wowing all those that have the opportunity to see him do what he does. Today, Andrew Bird has released a really creative animated music […]

Parachute And The Cab Announce Tour

Finally! Parachute have announced a brand new tour with their long-time friends in The Cab. The two groups will be headed out this July with Katelyn Tarver as support. This is a pretty perfect pairing if you ask us. Pop-rock at it’s finest will shower over 24 cities this Summer on a tour you cannot miss. […]

STREAM: Stray From The Path – Burnout (Green Day Cover)

The four piece hardcore group hailing from New York just released their cover of Green Day’s very popular track “Burnout” from their album Dookie. You can check out the song below the jump, and if you are interested the band has also recently released a cover of “Vietnow”, which was originally performed by Rage Against […]

STREAM: Love In Motion – “Pin Your Hope On Me”

I recall the day, 3 years ago, when I stumbled upon Justin Posey, a singer-songwriter out of Tupelo, Mississippi. I was charmed by his style and catchy melodies. Since that day I’ve had the pleasure of hosting a Justin Posey concert in my hometown and I’ve anticipated each release (and subsequent re-release) he has made.In […]

STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Childish Gambino Ft Beck – Silk Pillow

Childish Gambino just unleashed the third song off his highly-anticipated mixtape. Featuring indie icon Beck, “Silk Pillow” offers listeners yet another chapter out of Gambino’s life and keeps hopes high for mixtape’s eventual release. As far as I know, this is Beck’s first time on a hiphop track, and he delivers nothing but A-Game throughout. […]

REVIEW: Scissor Sisters – Magic Hour

Artist: Scissor Sisters Album: Magic Hour Genre: Alternative rock, glam rock, nu-disco Label: Casablanca 
Personally, Scissor Sisters will always be synonymous with my first year in college. “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin” was a radio staple back then (it bothers me that six years have disappeared so quickly) and regularly tore up the nightclubs that […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Keane – “Sovereign Light Café”

Keane released their latest album, Strangeland, just a few weeks ago. We liked it quite a bit. One of the best tracks from that record was “Sovereign Light Café” and today, it officially has a music video! It takes place in what we believe to be Strangeland. Watch it here!

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Touche Amore to Release Live 7inch

Touche Amore recently announced that they will be releasing a live 7inch record called Live on BBC Radio 1. There is no official release date announced as of yet, but you can bet here at UTG we are really excited for this 7inch. Live records don’t come around as often as we’d like these days, […]

Star Trek 2 villain is NOT Khan

In an interview with The Telegraph, Simon Pegg has squashed rumors that Sherlock star and Tumblr favorite Benedict Cumberbatch would be playing Khan in the upcoming Star Trek sequel. “It’s not Khan. That’s a myth. Everyone’s saying it is, but it’s not. I think people just want to have a scoop.” Keep in mind, this is coming from […]

PREVIEW: Pierce The Veil ft. Kellin Quinn – King For A Day

Pierce The Veil have released a 46-second preview of their new single called “King For A Day,” which features Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens). This song will come off of PTV’s upcoming release, Collide With The Sky, dropping July 17 via Fearless Records. UTG cannot wait to listen to the entire song when it hits […]