Archive for October 27th, 2013

The Maine Announce Halloween Show In Philly

The Maine have announced an intimate Halloween performance at one of Philadelphia’s premier haunted attractions, Fright Factory. Check out the band’s personal announcement at the bottom of this post, after the jump. Earlier this year the group released their fourth LP, Forever Halloween, which sold over 10,000 copies in its first week, and debuted at number […]

Lady Gaga Takes Us To Space On New Single “Venus”

Remember when people were talking about how Lady Gaga was losing it? Was that only a few weeks ago? The talk of Gaga losing her bizarre, hit-making touch will return, but that tide has subsided a bit for now. That’ll happen when you drop a monster collaboration with R. Kelly on the world. With the […]

Legendary Musician Lou Reed Passes Away At 71

The world of rock and roll lost one of its most legendary and influential figures today in Lou Reed, who passed away at age seventy-one. The cause of his death has not been disclosed, but he had been experiencing health problems and underwent a liver transplant earlier this year. Reed is best known for his […]

‘Bad Grandpa’ Tops ‘Gravity’ And More This Box Office Weekend

Just when you think that the rabid fan base that followed the Jackass franchise for so long has died away, their latest installment comes around and shuts Gravity down from its 3+ week reign as the highest selling movie across the nation. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa made its debut this weekend, as did The Counselor, […]

Someone on Twitter is Recreating ‘Back to the Future’ in Real Time

Get ready for some heavy stuff. With almost 50 accounts, 1208 tweets, and countless hashtags and Twitpics, someone on Twitter is reenacting Back to the Future in real time. Yes, we’re serious — and yes, the DeLorean has an account. Created by Gavin Fox, Martin Rose, and Tom Hartshorn (creative directors at Poke, Mother London and […]

UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Repulsion’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single 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. […]

Glass Animals Become One With Nature In “Psylla” Video

Following their tremendous, Paul Epworth-backed double A-side consisting of the undeniable singles, “Black Mambo” and “Exxus,” the up-and-coming Oxford outfit Glass Animals bring us “Psylla,” a hypnotizing cut to be featured on their debut record out in early 2014 via Epworth’s Wolf Tone. The eerie- and almost disturbing- video for “Psylla” finds the band members […]

Step Rockets Release Video For “Kisser”

One of the best looking quartets around, the Twin Cities-based Step Rockets, have released a new music video for their ultra-catchy single, “Kisser.” It’s Siriusly (their moon phase logo reminded me of Harry Potter, which I’ve spent far too many hours watching this weekend, so yeah, I went there) infectious — every time I hear […]

Circa Survive To Play Secret Halloween Show In Philly

If you announce that you’re having a secret show, doesn’t that defeat the purpose of having a secret show? Anthony Green tweeted on Friday that his band, Circa Survive, would be playing a secret show on Halloween in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They have not announced the location yet, but Green also confirmed that the show would […]

Watch Spencer Chamberlain Perform “Set Phasers To Stun” With Taking Back Sunday

A couple of days ago Taking Back Sunday announced that Spencer Chamerlain (Sleepwave, ex-Underoath) would fill in for Adam Lazzara while he’s at home for the birth of his child. If you haven’t had the chance to see Spencer perform with the band yet, now you have the chance to hear how they sound. A […]