Prince Shares “Baltimore” Tribute Song

Prince has released his tribute song to the city of Baltimore ahead of his performance at Sunday night’s “Rally 4 Peace” concert at Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena in Maryland City. According to the song’s Soundcloud page, Prince played all instruments to record a new version of a demo, which also features the vocal talents of […]

Lionfight Bassist Posts Racist Rant On Facebook, Internet Responds

UPDATE 4/30: Lionfight have released a new statement announcing the exit of Bryan Patrick Cole and apologizing to fans. You can find the full statement at the end of this post. ORIGINAL POST: The riots taking place in Baltimore this week have captivated the world at large. Everywhere you turn someone has an opinion to […]

REVIEW: Turnstile – ‘Nonstop Feeling’

Artist: Turnstile Album: Nonstop Feeling Genre: Hardcore, Rock Label: Reaper Records Even if you just joined the hardcore scene very recently, you’ve probably heard the name Turnstile. From a few different parts of the East Coast but seemingly based out of Baltimore, Maryland, Turnstile has been around since 2010, putting out only a demo and two 7-inches. Turnstile, over […]

AFI DOCS: Festival Recap

Here at UTG we had the opportunity to attend AFI Docs, one of the premiere documentary film festivals in the country. While we could not see every single film, we had the opportunity to catch a lot of really fantastic stories that talked of social change and gave insight into topics that we may not normally get […]

REVIEW: Have Mercy – The Earth Pushed Back

Band: Have Mercy Album: The Earth Pushed Back Genre: Alternative Label: Topshelf Records There haven’t been a ton of records I’ve been really excited about this year thus far. I’ve given some high marks in terms of “scoring,” and I think that is partially because there has been a lot of pretty mediocre records coming […]

In Between Signs To No Sleep Records

No Sleep Records have just announced their latest signing today, and it was none other than Baltimore, MD’s In Between. The band plans on releasing their recently recorded full length debut through the label later this year. Make sure to head over to their Facebook and Twitter pages to give this truly pop-punk band the […]

Trapped Under Ice Announces Hiatus

Well hardcore heads, the time has come. Baltimore hardcore group Trapped Under Ice just announced that they will be going on hiatus after This is Hardcore in August. Announcing the hiatus via a lengthy note on their Facebook page, TUI will be playing a slew of shows from now until This is Hardcore, and then […]

REVIEW: MINDSET – Leave No Doubt

Band: MINDSET Album: Leave No Doubt Genre: Hardcore Label: React! Records I’ve been straight edge my entire life (that means I’ve led a substance free lifestyle to those who don’t know), and frankly I’m really proud of it. People make jokes about it to me all the time, poking their fun and thinking it’s weird, […]

STREAM: Mindset – “Leave No Doubt”

Baltimore straight-edge hardcore group Mindset released the title track off of their debut full length Leave No Doubt today, and it’s got me wanting to go wall to wall in my office. It’s a youth crew anthem, it’s hard, and it is the kind of jam that really will get hardcore kids excited. Mindset is […]

LIVE REVIEW + PHOTOS: La Dispute and the Wildlife Tour

Baltimore is a weird place to see shows for me. I live in DC without a car, so getting there is really hard without the help of great friend (A big thanks to my friend McKenzie who let my friends Christina, Luka and I borrow her car. You’re the best.). Some venues in the city are […]

Interview: The Dangerous Summer

While in Baltimore, The Dangerous Summer was interviewed by Project Greenroom. They discuss their second full length, Warped Tour, going to the UK and more.