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Polyenso Will Release ‘Pure In The Plastic’ This Spring

It has been a long time coming, but surely something as ambitious as Polyenso has set out to do takes time. Polyenso has announced the official release of their upcoming, self-released record, Pure In The Plastic. Produced by Jason Pennock, the album was recorded in the band’s hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida. When speaking on […]

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UTG PREMIERE: The Story Changes – “Politics Behind It”

The Story Changes have returned in full force with the announcement of the band’s new record, Never In Daydream. Containing members of Hawthorne Heights, The Story Changes channel a down-tempo’d, late-’90s essence with the new release, starting with the single, “Politics Behind It.” Streaming exclusively after the jump, “Politics Behind It” is an energized track, […]

STREAM: Enter Shikari – “The Last Garrison”

Our friends from across the pond, Enter Shikari, just unleashed the new track “The Last Garrison,” the first single off of their upcoming record, The Mindsweep. The track definitely is in a new distinct musical direction, with a heavier focus on the drum and bass and electronic elements. However, this is still Enter Shikari, so the grand […]

Boyz II Men Return With “Losing Sleep,” Announce New Album Slated For Fall Release

Draw the curtains, pop a bottle of bubbly, and put the kids to bed early, because Boyz II Men will be returning this fall with a new album, Collide. The R&B trio’s first offering since 2011’s anniversary record, Twenty, baritone Nathan Morris describes the outfit’s latest as a “collection of songs from all over the […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Hostage Calm’s ‘Die On Stage’ Is Their ‘Born In The U.S.A.’

In 2012, there were countless people frantically concerned that the world was coming to an end. To some, it didn’t matter that December’s doomsday was approaching. At least they’d have the time between October 9 and the end of the world to blast Hostage Calm‘s breakthrough record Please Remain Calm. On September 16, we will […]

Stream Boardroom Heroes’ New Song “Never Ready,” Pre-Orders for ‘New Wage’ EP Live

The punks in DC-based band Boardroom Heroes just released a killer new track, titled “Never Ready,” which comes off of their latest EP, New Wage. The song is fast, catchy, and sounds like that late night skate session you have with your buddies on a cool Summer night. Is that a weird comparison? Probably, but it […]

The Pineapple Thief Announce New Record

Two years after the release of All The Wars, The Pineapple Thief have revealed details surrounding their forthcoming record. Entitled Magnolia, the band’s first full-length to feature drummer Dan Osborne is set to hit stores on September 16 via Kscope. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as a single is released or […]

Jack White’s ‘Lazaretto’ Breaks Vinyl Sales Record

Earlier today, Third Man Records announced on Facebook that Jack White’s new solo album, Lazaretto, saw over 40,000 vinyl records purchased in the single week that passed since it came out June 10. That’s in the US alone, too. This means White broke the 1-week Soundscan record of most vinyl sales in a week. To gauge how huge this is, […]

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WATCH: Forever Came Calling – “Indebted”

With a chorus that explodes in post-teen, real world angst, the gentlemen of Forever Came Calling have returned to deliver a rowdy and real summer anthem. The new track from the band, “Indebted,” released earlier today via Alternative Press, is another installment of pop-punk purity from one of the most promising acts in the genre. […]

Big Boi Announces New Record Deal

With such a busy summer filled with reunion festival performances, it’s hard to believe that either member of OutKast has any time to do anything else. But apparently one half of the hip-hop group has been making moves behind the scenes. Last night, after a solo show in New York, Big Boi dropped the news […]

OFF! Stream ‘Wasted Years’ One Week Early

OFF! have decided to stream their album Wasted Years in its entirety one week early via The New York Times. If you’re still riding the excitement of seeing Keith Morris (Circle Jerks, Black Flag) performing in 2013 with the FLAG lineup, you’re in serious luck. In addition to the upcoming release, the band will be […]

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REVIEW: Sledding With Tigers – ‘A Necessary Bummer’

Artist: Sledding With Tigers Album: A Necessary Bummer Genre: Acoustic, Emo-Punk Record Label: Antique Records “If self-loathing was a sport, then I’d finally be good at a sport. And if self-loathing was a sport, I’d be the goddamned MVP. Someday I will learn to love myself as much as I love everyone else.” Not one […]