Woody Allen Will Write and Direct His First TV Series For Amazon

After decades of consistently entertaining audiences through the world of film, Woody Allen has signed on to write and direct his very first television show. According to an announcement made by Amazon early Tuesday morning, January 12, iconic filmmaker Woody Allen will write and direct the first season of a new series made exclusively for […]

Death Grips Drop Surprise Instrumental Album, ‘Fashion Week,’ For Free

If you think you’re confused, we imagine everyone else is, too. After announcing their breakup in July of last year, Death Grips have since then unveiled a double LP (The Powers That B), an eclectic music video, and now are bringing us a surprise instrumental full-length album entitled Fashion Week. With the still impending release […]

Amazon Is Bringing Back ‘The Tick’ And Patrick Warburton Is Already On Board

There may in fact be a higher power. After all, who other than an omnipotent being could have the power to bring back such a critically under-appreciated, yet deeply loved show like The Tick? People Magazine is reporting that Amazon has secured the rights to bring back The Tick TV show as a streaming series […]

Amazon Launched An Unlimited, Ad-Free Music Streaming Service

If you have a Prime account, that is. The industry of music-streaming is getting more and more crowded as companies vie to get furthest ahead of the latest trends. Joining Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, and Beats Music, Amazon now offers a streaming music service. The name, Prime Music, gives away the biggest caveat – you must […]

Amazon Adds 4 New Series To Original Programming Lineup, Including ‘Bosch’

We go back and forth at HQ about how to handle coverage of digital streaming services, but if we write about shows on Netflix it’s only fair that we write about their competition as well. Earlier this year, Amazon ran a competition through the Prime streaming service that asked users to vote for which one […]

New Bruce Springsteen Album Released Early On Amazon

In what appears to have been a mistake on the website’s part, Bruce Springsteen‘s upcoming album, High Hopes, was put up for MP3 purchase in its entirety through Amazon on Saturday. Amazon has since taken the album down and reverted it to its officially slated January 14, 2014 release date. According to those lucky enough to snag […]

Alexisonfire Announce New EP ‘Death Letter’

Well this is wonderful: Alexisonfire announced that they will be releasing a new EP titled ‘Death Letter’ on December 4. Featuring six new tracks, the EP will be coming out on Die Alone Records. Dallas Green (now of City and Colour fame) and the rest of the group went into the studio earlier this year […]


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. […]

HOLY SH!T: Is Someone Teasing A New Monster Movie?

Being king of the geeks has its perks, and earlier today the folks at /Film appear to have been tipped off about the possibility of a new monster movie, or something similar, via a cell phone. Peter Sciretta, Editor of /Film, writes: Tonight I received a mysterious message on my cellphone along with an equally […]

The Most fun. $3 Can Buy

If one pop act has had a breakout year, it’s fun. Mixing new age alternative folk with modern pop tendencies, this trio of young songwriters have helped pull top40 focus away from the world of EDM, and today fans can dig deeper into their catalog. Starting today, fun.’s first album, Aim And Ignite, is available […]

Further Seems Forever Post New Single For Sale

Further Seems Forever recently signed to Rise Records, and will be releasing their new album, Penny Black, on October 23. However, you can pick up the band’s first new single, “So Cold,” now on iTunes and Amazon. The release features the band’s original lineup, together for the first time since the band’s  debut album, The Moon […]

ALBUM PREVIEW: The Word Alive – Life Cycles

The one really nice thing about Amazon is that once an album is up you can preview the tracks! Lucky for us The Word Alive’s upcoming full length titled Life Cycles is up and you can listen to a 30 second clip of every track off the record. It’s just enough to get a little […]