Archive for July 9th, 2012

Frank Ocean to Release Channel Orange on iTunes Tonight (a Week Early)

Frank Ocean has some good karma coming his way. Between his honesty and now his generosity, this man is doing no wrong. Ocean will be releasing his highly anticipated Channel Orange tonight on iTunes, an entire week ahead of its original release date. The album features collaborations with John Mayer, André 3000 of Outkast, and […]

Grizzly Bear Unveil Album Title and Cover Art

“Sleeping Ute” has already taken over the internet since Grizzly Bear announced their previously untitled album, and as the aformentioned single was enough to get us by, it was all we had in regards to the new album. The indie outfit has finally announced that their follow-up to 2009’s renowned Veckatimest is entitled Shields and […]

STREAM: The Classic Crime – “You and Me Both”

Former Tooth & Nail Records alternative rock band, The Classic Crime, will be releasing their fourth album, Phoenix, on August 14. Phoenix will be the Classic Crime’s first album since 2010’s Vagabonds, subsequently the last album TCC released on Tooth & Nail Records. The Classic Crime decided to release Phoenix independently. Now the group has dropped […]

STREAM: Tigers On Trains – Myrrhine

Folk outfit Tigers On Trains are currently streaming another track from their forthcoming album, Foundry, which is set to release July 17. “Myrrhine” is the second track from their upcoming effort and it’s currently streaming over at Simple Stereo. Go give the song a listen and check out the Foundry album details on the band’s […]

Moving Mountains Recording Update

Purchase, New York post-hardcore quartet, Moving Mountains, will begin writing and per-recording for their forthcoming third record in the coming days. As well, the group will be headed to Atlanta to begin recording their follow-up to 2011’s Waves with Matt Goldman shortly there after. Goldman is best known for his work with Underoath and Copeland. […]

Exposing Metal Bands (Satanic Illuminati) Part 1

“Music that doesn’t glorify God belongs to the devil.” This video was evidently uploaded to YouTube this past Saturday by April and Wayne Show. Up until this point, I had never heard of this show (or whatever it is). I’ve done extensive research (like 2 minutes worth) and have found nothing but a lot of […]

Alesana Announce Tour Dates

Alesana, the veteran rockers hailling from Raleigh, North Carolina, have released some upcoming tour dates via their Facebook page. The tour is the Inked Music Tour, and Alesana will be the headlining band. There aren’t any supporting bands listed quite yet, but we (by “we” I mean “I”) are eagerly awaiting to hear which bands […]

UTG PRESENTS: Motionless In White & Title Fight LIVE Chat from Warped Tour 2012

UTG Editor James Shotwell is currently out on the 2012 Van’s Warped Tour as part of the OurStage Dot Com stage. During his run, James will be providing exclusive access to the tour including photos, interviews, video features, and special events with our good friends at Shindig. What’s that? You don’t know Shindig? That’s okay, […]

STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Wiz Khalifa Ft. Busta Rhymes – Different Cloth

Wiz Khalifa has released a stream/download of his new joint called “Different Cloth” and features none other than Busta Rhymes! This song has everything that you could ask for. The track is off of Khalifa’s upcoming sophomore effort, O.N.I.F.C, which is certainly on the UTG radar. Expect the release in August. After you listen to […]

Owl City Announces 2012 World Tour

Owl City have announced details for their enormous world tour 2012 and UTG has the official schedule through the jump. Please view the entire listing of tour itinerary by simply clicking through and let UTG know if you plan on attending a date or two of this giant world tour. OC have confirmed that they […]

The Mountain Goats Announce New Album, Release Track List

John Darnielle’s beloved folk outfit the Mountain Goats have announced the follow-up to last year’s All Eternals Deck with a brand new LP (their fourteenth!) entitled, Transcendental Youth, set for a release of October 2 through Merge, Tomlab, Moorworks, and Remote Control in their respective regions. Many tracks from the new album were debuted this […]

Asante Releases Stream/Download “All Night” Featuring Drew32

Asante has whipped up a great new song called “All Night,” which features Michigan natives Drew32 on the track. This is the debut single off of Asante’s project, The Mind of a Ghanaian EP, so be sure to crank this entire EP when you get the chance. Check out what Asante had to say about […]