Archive for October 27th, 2014

I Killed The Prom Queen Release Music Video For “Calvert Street”

Earlier this year, I Killed The Prom Queen dropped their third studio album, Beloved. This release came eight years after their sophomore effort, and a solid three-year hiatus. Beloved has been a relatively successful release, and we aren’t tired of talking about it yet. The band partnered up with Alternative Press to unleash the music […]

Watch The Restricted Red Band Trailer For ‘Nightcrawler’

Back in August we brought you the second official trailer for Dan Gilroy’s upcoming directorial debut, Nightcrawler. The movie follows Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) as he discovers the dark and dangerous world of crime journalism in LA. If you haven’t had the chance to check out those trailers yet, I’d recommend doing so by heading […]

Brent Walsh Releases Third New Single, “Ride The Air”

Newfound solo artist Brent Walsh, frontman of San Francisco’s I The Mighty, is already releasing another track from his upcoming debut, 7. The new acoustic track, “Ride The Air,” was written about a past infatuation with a local musician. Walsh’s diverse record is due via Equal Vision Records on November 10. You can check out […]

Atreyu Stream ‘Knotfest’ Performance, Announce Another Reunion Show

Atreyu have been making a lot of noise post hiatus with a one-off show at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, CA and an appearance at Sacramento, CA’s ‘Aftershock Festival.’ This past weekend they played at Slipknot‘s annual Knotfest in San Bernardino, CA and played a rather hit-heavy set for the festival attendees. With this performance behind […]

Foxy Shazam Announce Hiatus

American rock ‘n’ roll sextet Foxy Shazam announced today they are taking break from music — for a length of time to be determined. The band made it clear in a statement, via Facebook, that there is a future for Foxy Shazam — but the future is just unclear at the moment. “We truly believe […]

Circa Survive Release Video For New Single, Launch Pre-orders For ‘Descensus’

It’s been less than two weeks since Circa Survive officially announced their fifth LP, Descensus, which is due out on November 24 through their new label, Sumerian Records. Following the brief teaser found with the announcement, the band has released a visually stunning and disturbingly surreal new video for the album’s lead single, entitled “Schema,” […]

UTG LIST: The Best ‘Ugly Christmas Sweaters’ From Bands Available In 2014

It’s that time of year again! I don’t know how much time you’ve spent plotting your holiday shopping just yet, but the must-have item in nearly every band store this season is once again the “ugly Christmas sweater.” Sometimes sold as a crew neck with a sweater design, these items offer a humorous twist on […]

Benedict Cumberbatch In Final Negotiations To Play Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

The good people over at Deadline dropped the biggest news bomb of the day and possibly of the week. It is now reported that Benedict Cumberbatch of Star Trek Into Darkness and Sherlock is in final negotiations to play Doctor Strange for Marvel Entertainment’s upcoming 2016 film adaptation. This news comes after Joaquin Phoenix’s involvement […]

UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Seed Of Chucky’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of the year’s best month, 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 […]

Run The Jewels Share “Blockbuster Night Pt. 2″

This year, Run The Jewels have become official overachievers. The second full-length from El-P and Killer Mike, RTJ2,  comes out today via iTunes, but the duo put it up for free to download on Friday because why not? They got enough money to move forward with Meow the Jewels, their remix of the album using only cat noises. […]

Such Gold Share “Engulfed In Flames” From ‘The New Sidewalk’

Such Gold are two weeks away from releasing their anticipated new album, The New Sidewalk, on November 10 through Razor & Tie Records. They have already given great previews of the album by releasing new songs in “Faced,” “Nauseating,” and most recently “No Cab Fare.” Another song has surfaced from the upcoming effort today in […]

REVIEW: Taylor Swift – ‘1989’

Artist: Taylor Swift Title: 1989 Label: Big Machine Records Genre: Pop I have never felt like I was ever part of today’s pop music’s “target audience.” Any Taylor Swift snob would not put me in that pool, either. Being in that pool would suggest identifying with prepubescent teens and their quest for the best Instagram filter. […]