Archive for August 1st, 2012

REST IN PEACE: Tony Sly of No Use For A Name

We’re very sad to announce that veteran pop-punk musician Tony Sly has passed away at the young age of 41. Sly was the lead guitarist and vocalist of the band No Use For A Name. The news was brought to us today by Fat Wreck Chords. “We received a call earlier today of his passing, […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Passion Pit – “Constant Conversations”

Signature sound electropop outfit Passion Pit is back with a brand new video for their song “Constant Conversations” from their very recently released sophomore full-length, Gossamer. I’m typically not a big fan of Passion Pit but this song is an exception. It has this honest soul to it that reminds me of As Tall As […]


A$AP Rocky Covers “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People

Some people are great examples of “stick to what you know.” That self proclaimed pretty motherfucker A$AP Rocky took an interesting turn musically and thought it’d be a good idea to cover the popular radio hit “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People. It’s really only part of the song and I’ll pretend like it’s […]

STREAM: Police & Thieves – Live @ WMUC

DC-based hardcore group Police & Thieves are no strangers to awesome live shows. The band have been playing locally and around the East Coast for a while now, and I’ve found that the best way to experience them is to see them play in front of a crowd. Police & Thieves decided that they wanted […]


TOUR: Misser and Young Statues

Pop-punk duo, Misser, will be heading out on a short tour this September. Misser will be joined by indie artist, Young Statues, and Baltimore outfit, Diamond Youth. The tour will kick off on September 14 in Poughkeepsie, New York and will conclude on September 22  in Boston. Check out the full list of dates after […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Crystalyne – “Navigate”

Back in June, we introduced the world to Crystalyne’s debut EP Navigate. Since then the band has done some light touring, played festivals, and made music videos for a majority of their songs. Today the band has released one for the title track, “Navigate.” It’s minimalistic and might give us men some insight as to why it takes […]

STUDIO BLOG: Late In The Playoffs

A few months back, our pals in Late In The Playoffs made their way up to Boston just as UTG Editor James Shotwell was leaving for Warped Tour. There, the band settled in at Maximum Sound Studios with Gary Cioffi (Transit, Misser) to finish writing and recording what will be their first full length record. […]

The Early November Announce Fall Headlining Tour

Indie rock outfit The Early November have announced a fall headlining tour featuring support from Cartel. The tour will kick off October 5 and will run for a little over two weeks, wrapping on October 20. The Early November just released their new record, In Currents, the band’s first since  they announced they would be […]

STREAM: Mountain Man – That Won’t Always Last

Massachusetts hardcore group Mountain Man have released a brand new track called “That Won’t Always Last”. The new song is off of the group’s upcoming EP Two, set to be released on August 14 via No Sleep Records. The new song is fast and aggressive, sure to propel pit dwellers everywhere into a frenzy. Following last […]

Lowtalker Release New Song, Announce New EP

Punk outfit Lowtalker, featuring  ex-Living With Lions and current Comeback Kid members, have released a brand new song entitled “Tension”. In addition to the new track, the band also revealed they will be releasing a new 12″, The Marathon EP, this fall on No Sleep Records, which features the new song. The new EP is […]

FOR THE LOVE OF FILM: Crank: High Voltage

For The Love Of Film is UTG’s newest creation from film nerd and lover of all movies Justin Proper. Sometimes you need some help to figure out how to enjoy movies, and we are here to help! No longer will you need to fear movie night because your friends have no taste in film. With this […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Exotic Animal Petting Zoo – “Thorough. Modern.”

Progressive mathcore outfit Exotic Animal Petting Zoo unveiled a brand new music video today at Bloody-Disgusting for their single “Thorough. Modern.” from their recently (and finally!) released Tree of Tongues on Mediaskare. I can’t stress enough how great this band is and how much you should listen to them if you haven’t already had the […]