Jay Maas

Foreign Tongues Sign To No Sleep Records

New England indie-alternative outfit Foreign Tongues, who spoke with UTG in an exclusive interview back in September, have been hard at work this past year. After releasing an EP in April called Sweet Empathy Leaving Me and relentless touring, the band have earned a roster spot with California-based indie label No Sleep Records. With the […]

Bane Recording Final Album

Massachussetts hardcore act Bane have begun work on their fourth full-length album and first since 2005’s The Note. The album will be titled Don’t Wait Up, and it is being recorded at Getaway Studios with Jay Maas of fellow northeast hardcore powerhouse Defeater. Along with the news about the start of recording, Bane also announced […]

REVIEW: State Champs – Overslept

Artist: State Champs Album: Overslept Genre: Pop punk Label: Pure Noise Records Over the course of 2012 the pop-punk scene has churned out a ton of music, most of which has fallen by the wayside, each release burying the next. However through all of the recycled, already-heard guitar licks and generic posi sing-alongs comes one […]

State Champs Reveal Details For Upcoming Release

Albany pop punk band State Champs have revealed details for the band’s upcoming 7-inch titled Overslept. The band’s Pure Noise Records debut, set to be released on September 11, was engineered by Jay Maas at Getaway Recordings. Fans can catch the band on the Property of Zack Tour this summer alongside With The Punches and […]

Hollow Earth Sign To Panic Records

Metro Detroit rockers Hollow Earth announced that they have signed to Panic Records. Congratulations to the entire group! The group are planning to release their upcoming EP effort, We Are Not Humanity, on April 17. This release will be recorded over at Getaway Group in Massachusetts with Jay Maas (Defeater, Verse, Shipwreck). UTG cannot wait […]