Watch Tonight Alive’s Jenna McDougall Stop Security From Choking Fan Mid-Show

When Australia pop rock outfit Tonight Alive first burst onto the international alternative scene there were some who were quick to call their punk/edge into question. It may say 2015 on our calendars, but for whatever reason there are still trolls hiding in various corners of the planet who do not believe female-led bands can […]

Faith No More, Soundgarden and Slipknot to Headline Soundwave 2015

Australia’s heavy music festival monolith, Soundwave, has made a mammoth lineup announcement for 2015 with Faith No More, Soundgarden, Slipknot, Incubus, Marilyn Manson and several other renowned acts leading arguably the festival’s strongest billing yet. Expanding to a two-day format for the first time in 2015, Soundwave will take place in four cities across two […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Pure Noise Records’ Founder Jake Round Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

In 2009, Jake Round founded Pure Noise Records in California. Although he’d had no previous experience in single-handedly operating a record label, he was still able to turn a loan from his mother into one of the driving forces in independent pop punk, rock, indie, and hardcore. In 2014, we are celebrating the five-year anniversary […]

I Call Fives Announce New Tour Dates

The guys in I Call Fives haven’t been playing a ton of shows lately, but have decided to do a few dates in February before heading to Australia for Soundwave 2014. The band will be hitting New York and Pennsylvania with We Still Dream and The Composure. UTG was able to snag a moment to […]

Travis Barker To Join Blink 182 On Australian Tour

Excellent news from the Blink 182 camp this morning, as it appears that contrary to previous assertions, Travis Barker will indeed be joining them on their 2013 tour of Australia. The drummer, who was involved in a nightmare plane crash with DJ AM in 2008, had earlier said that he wouldn’t be travelling with the […]

STREAM: Dream On, Dreamer – 1,000 Miles (Vanessa Carlton Cover)

Here is yet another cover song! I’m not sure about you, but I enjoy hearing another band’s take on songs that I myself listen to (not saying that I have this on my music player but you know, I’m sure someone does). One of my favorite bands of 2011, Dream On, Dreamer offers their take […]

Thursday Announce Final Shows In Australia

It has been an incredible time for Thursday but unfortunately the band will be hanging up their instruments for good. The last two shows they are playing, as a band, will take place in Australia and UTG has them here for your viewing pleasure. While overseas, they will be playing the 2012 Soundwave Festival and […]

System Of A Down Announce Australian Tour Dates

System Of A Down were recently announced as a headliner for Australia’s 2012 Soundwave Festival and today announced additional shows in the area. Complimenting their set at Soundwave, System Of A Down have announced to additional Australian headlining shows for late February. The dates are as follows: 02/28 Sydney, AUS – Entertainment Centre 02/29 Melbourne, […]

Soundwave Revolution Cancelation Petition

Yesterday, Under The Gun reported that the 2011 Soundwave Revolution Festival would be canceled. You can read the statement issued by festival promoter AJ Maddah here. Of course the cancellation caused quite an uproar with fans and paying festival attendees. As a result, a petition has surfaced asking the festival officials to reconsider the cancellation. […]

Soundwave Revolution Festival canceled

It has been announced that Australia’s Soundwave Revolution Festival has been canceled. Festival promoter AJ Maddah has stated that the loss of the festival’s headliners is to blame for the cancelation. Read his full statement below: “The festival as we know it has been canceled. The situation is that we were scheduled to make a […]

New There For Tomorrow interview

While in Sydney, Australia for Soundwave 2011, There For Tomorrow was interviewed by an Absolutepunk representative. You can watch the interview below:

Bring Me The Horizon score number one

There Is A Hell Believe Me I’ve Seen It There Is A Heaven Lets Keep It A Secret‘, Bring Me The Horizon’s new album, has got to number one in Australia. To read a statement made by the band regarding their number one album in Australia, read after the jump!