Archive for October 20th, 2012

Motion City Soundtrack Release 8-Bit Video Game

Are you currently sitting at home on your couch doing almost nothing with Saturday night? If so, feel free to hop over to Motion City Soundtrack’s website and play their recently released 8-Bit video game “True Romance.” However, trust that this game is not for the easily addicted. Much like World of Warcraft, you’ll find […]

Stephen Colbert Will Appear in The Hobbit

According to sources at Hollywood Reporter, nerd worlds will collide in Middle-Earth now that Stephen Colbert has agreed to appear in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy. While the details of which role and the magnitude of his character have yet to be revealed, any appearance at any level must border on bucket list worthy for […]

MUSIC VIDEO: TW Walsh – “Pawn Shop Guns”

Former Pedro the Lion musician TW Walsh has released an official music video for his song “Pawn Shop Guns” off the album Songs of Pain and Leisure. Walsh was immortalized in a Pedro the Lion lyric in the song “Bands With Manager”, which now makes perhaps the world’s coolest esoteric shirt at the Undertow Store. If […]

Fun. Teams with Ice Cream Makers To “Get Dough Out Of Politics”

Indie rock band fun. have had a huge year, and will continue their efforts on tour this fall. They are about to start a tour, sponsored by hippie ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s, in an effort to raise awareness of how money influences politics. They’ve even posted a Public Service Announcement on their Youtube asking […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The Maine – “Thinking Of You”

The Maine have released the official music video for their song “Thinking Of You”. Their upcoming DVD, Anthem For A Dying Breed, is going to be released on November 19 off of Action Theory Records. They are also currently on tour with Mayday Parade. For a full list of tour dates and the video, stick around […]

UTG’S 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN: “The Cabin In The Woods”

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no one day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of October, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re about to read. […]

Thrice Delay LP Release

Alternative band Thrice have a new live album coming out titled Anthology. Unfortunately, they have been forced to delay the LP release of it. Vinyl elitists everywhere are disappointed. Luckily, downloaders and CD purchasers will still get the release on its intended release date of October 30. You can blame the manufacturer for not keeping up […]

WATCH: Grizzly Bear – “A Simple Answer” on Later… with Jools Holland

In the United States, bands appear on late night talk shows like Conan and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. In the UK, the place to go is Later… With Jools Holland. Brooklyn indie rockers Grizzly Bear have recently done just that. We liked their recent album. Watch them perform their song “A Simple Answer” by […]

Brian Byrne Quits North Korea

Metal band North Korea, which features members of the Dillinger Escape Plan, The Rivalry, and Envy on the Coast, has now lost a guitarist. Brian Byrne has released a statement about his leaving the band. “After a lot of careful consideration, I’ve decided to bow out of North Korea and pursue other interests, musical and […]

Cobain Daughter Claims Nirvana Fanatic Had Murder Plans, Broke Into Home

Frances Bean Cobain, famed daughter of Kurt Cobain (of Nirvana) and Courtney Love (of drug abuse. I mean Hole), recently had her house broken into. This much we know as true. From there, the story differs: The LAPD tells that 22 year old Marc James Franco attempted burglary when he broke into Cobain’s house on […]