Tyler Carter Opens Up About Releasing New Album

As of midnight eastern time, Issues‘ debut full length album was officially released digitally. Fans have been eagerly awaiting its release, and it appears as though a weight has been lifted from the band’s shoulders. Tyler Carter took to his blog to articulate his feelings regarding the milestone in the band’s career. You can read […]

Watch The First Installment Of Christofer Drew’s ‘Super 8 Tapes’

Christofer Drew of Never Shout Never has decided to launch a video blog series titled Super 8 Tapes. As some of you may have guessed, all of the videos will be shot with a Super 8 8mm camera. He has premiered the first video, which is simply titled Super 8 Tapes 1, and you can […]

Tyler Carter Writes Blog About His “Dark Days” In The Studio

Musicians are under a lot of pressure to produce high quality, original music – all of the time. Fans want it and record labels want it. You write one bad song and everyone is ready to move on to the next big thing. I can only imagine that being the main contributor to lyrical content […]

Black Veil Brides Frontman Reflects On ‘We Stitch These Wounds,’ Teases Possible Reissue

Black Veil Brides have always been known for their open relationship with fans. People come to them with stories to share, and the group not only listen, but return the sentiment by sharing personal tales of their own. All of their success up to this point has been built on this notion of being open […]

Attention Starved Death Grips Never Planned To Perform At Shows

Death Grips have the “Attention Starved Whores Who Will Do Anything In The Realm Of The Bizarre Of The Year” award clinched. They were supposed to perform at a Lollapalooza aftershow last week, but bailed and had a suicide note put on screen as their music played lightly in the background instead. Yesterday, other promoters […]

Joe Trohman Blogs About Fan Expectations

Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman has written a new blog addressing the expectations fan set for bands beyond delivering great performances. Rarely one to make headlines with his thoughts, the latest blog from Trohman is a well-written piece that examines what he perceives as an ongoing problem while simultaneously trying to relate to those […]

Jenny Owen Youngs Comes Out As Homosexual, Blogs About Being Gay

Here at UTG, we think the fact someone is or is not a homosexual is not grounds for a news post. However, when someone in music comes forward with their sexual preference in an attempt to help others who may feel unable to do the same, we recognize we have an entirely different story altogether. […]

Hands Like Houses Post Personal Message To Fans

Hands Like Houses have posted a personal message to fans about who their influences are. They stated fans and journalists over the years have always asked who influences them musically, so they decided to go ahead and take a different approach and tell everyone who’s been inspiring them lately. They talk about the influence their […]

Grimes Blogs About Sexism In Music

Indie favorite Grimes is making headlines around the world today with a new blog posted to her Tumblr page on the topic of sexism in music. Titled “I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living,” Grimes’ entry picks apart various flaws she sees in the music industry, including […]

At The Skylines’ Vocalist Writes Blog About Being A Musician

Chris Shelley, who is one of the vocalists in the band known as At The Skylines, has written a heartfelt blog about being a lyricist and vocalist in a band. He obviously has a lot to say on the subject, so I would recommend checking out what he took the time to write all of […]

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Henry Rollins Comments On Steubenville Rape Verdict

One story that has captivated our staff and nation in recent months is the tale of a sixteen-year-old girl from Steubenville, Ohio who was raped by two high school football players last summer. Yesterday morning, an Ohio court found the two teens charged in the case, Trent Mays (17) and Ma’lik Richmond (16), guilty and […]

Patrick Stump Explains Our Hate Culture In Lengthy Blog Posting

Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump spent a while organizing his thoughts about our country’s hate culture in a lengthy blog and can be read right here. Take time out of your day to scan what Stump is getting after and let UTG know if you can agree with his thought process. “How many people […]