REVIEW: Down to Nothing – ‘Life on the James’

Band: Down to Nothing Album: Life on the James Label: Revelation Records Genre: Hardcore Down to Nothing is Richmond, Virginia’s hardcore golden child. Having this much love and popularity as a band comes with certain expectations of quality in new material, especially when the last full record you put out was five years ago (The […]

STREAM: Down to Nothing – “No Leash”

Richmond hardcore powerhouse Down to Nothing released a new music video for their song “No Leash” on AltPress, and it’s a banger. If you like straight up hardcore, you probably know who Down To Nothing is. If by chance you don’t know who they are, this video consists of great live footage of intense, fun, […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Color Me Valiant – “Commissioned”

Richmond melodic hardcore outfit Color Me Valiant released their music video for the new track “Commissioned.” This song is off of the group’s forthcoming effort, SinnerServantSon, which will be releasing on July 7. The new material was recorded, mixed, and mastered at 456 Recording Studio. Download “Commissioned” right here after you get done jamming to […]

REVIEW: Citizen / Turnover – Split

Artist: Citizen / Turnover Album: Split Genre: Punk Label: Run For Cover Records Splits are generally short so let’s keep this brief. There’s an excessive amount of bands within the pop-punk scene, all of which are trying to copy one band or another (being from the Philadelphia scene 95% of the bands are trying to sound […]

Stay Sweet Fest Announces Schedule

Stay Sweet! Fest announced the schedule for its 3-day fest, which can be found after the break. The punk festival will be held on April 13, 14, and 15 in Richmond, Virginia at the Camel. Check out the schedule after the jump and let UTG know what you think!

Cro-Mags Added to United Blood Festival

Richmond’s United Blood Fest announced today on their twitter that New York Hardcore legends Cro-Mags will be added to their already impressive lineup. Tickets are already sold-out, but if you got a ticket already you are in for a fantastic weekend of awesome bands. Check out the statement from the festival as well as the […]

United Blood Fest Reveals 2012 Lineup

Richmond based hardcore festival United Blood Fest announced the first round of its lineup this week, and man will the kids be going crazy. The March 30-31 festival features all different types of hardcore acts, so all sorts of tough guys are welcome. The festival is at Kingdom in Richmond, VA, and weekend passes are […]

Stay Sweet! Fest Announce 2012 Lineup

Stay Sweet! Fest announced its first round of bands for this year’s festival. The festival is from April 13-April 15 at The Camel in Richmond, VA. More announcements are going to be made in the coming weeks about more bands, but be sure to keep your eyes on UTG for updates. Headliners have yet to […]

Cory Smoot Benefit Concert Revealed

We were all stunned and devastated to find out when Gwar’s guitarist Cory Smoot (Flattus Maximus) passed away unexpectedly, as the band prepared to cross the Canadian border, on their North American tour. The band and Cory Smoot’s family have organized a benefit concert and UTG has all the details. The benefit event will be […]

Landmines Are Officially “No More”

Richmond, VA hardcore act Landmines have revealed in a lengthy statement, on their website, that the group is “No More.” Disappointing to hear but it’s positive that they will all remain great friends. Please feel free to read the statement that guitarist Tony Marston wrote right here: “So it’s with heavy hearts that we have […]