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A Skylit Drive Introduce New Band Members

Back in October, A Skylit Drive announced that they were losing their bassist and drummer. At the time they did not have any permanent replacements, but they promised to not allow the change to slow them down. Now that nearly six months have passed, the band has finally announced who their replacement members are. Brandon […]

Chiodos Lose Two Members, Recruit Replacements From RX Bandits, The Mars Volta

Recently, Michigan post-hardcore heavyweights, Chiodos, have undergone an unexpected lineup change as they prepare to embark on this fall’s ‘Parks and Devastation Tour’ with A Day To Remember and Bring Me The Horizon. If you recall, the band recently brought on guitarist extraordinaire, Thomas Erak, former frontman for The Fall of Troy, before recording Chiodos’ […]

Handguns Part Ways With Guitarist Jake Langley

Pop punk act Handguns have parted ways with guitarist Jake Langley. Handguns will be continuing without him, though no replacement has been announced, and Langley will be seeking to join or start a new project in the immediate future. You can read a message released by Jake Langley below:

The Word Alive Release Statement

The Word Alive have released an official statement regarding the departure of Dusty Riach and Justin Salinas. Earlier this week, news broke that Dusty Riach and Justin Salinas would no longer be part of The Word Alive. Many sites, including UTG, then used comments from vocalist Tyler “Telle” Smith’s conversations with Absolutepunk users to explain […]

The Word Alive Not Replacing Keyboardist

Last night we brought you news that The Word Alive had parted ways with drummeer Justin Salinas and keyboardist Dusty Riach. Following the announcement, vocalist Telle Smith spent some time responding to comments regarding the situation on absolutepunk, and that’s when the story begin to grow. Over the course of multiple posts, Smith shed ever […]

Evan Pharmakis and Chris Campbell Leave VANNA, Statements Released

UTG has just learned that Evan Pharmakis (guitarist/vocalist)and Chris Campbell (drummer) have left Boston post-hardcore act Vanna. The new broke on two fronts this afternoon, first with an email containing statement from both Pharmakis and Campbell, then moments later with a video statement from the remaining members. You can view all three statements after the […]

Craig Owens to Reveal Band Members

According to His Blog

Oblige leaves label and announces new members

Oblige has announced the addition of bassist Mike Bodkins (ex-Suicide Silence) and rhythm guitarist Greg Pewthers (ex-Impending Doom). Meanwhile, the group has been busy finishing up their new album, with plans to record later this year. A pre-production track entitled “Drip Drip” has been premiered online. In related news, according to the group, “Oblige has […]