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Sleeping With Sirens Announce New Album, Unveil New Song And Music Video

Having joined the Epitaph Records family and having released both “Kick Me” and “We Like It Loud” not too long ago, Florida post-hardcore outfit Sleeping With Sirens are slowly gearing up for the release of a new record. Madness, which is scheduled for a March 17 release date, will be the followup record to their 2013 release of Feel.

The four-piece has also unveiled a new song entitled “Go Go Go,” which you can check out along with its corresponding music video below. Additionally, the band is currently on the U.S. leg of their …

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UTG PREMIERE: Variants – “Idle Eyes” (Studio Performance)

The weekend is just around the corner, and if you’re anything like us you’re in need of the perfect soundtrack to help say goodbye to the work week. We don’t make music ourselves, but thanks to the talented men of Variants we have just the record for you.

Today, for the first time in our history, UTG is thrilled to partner with up-and-coming rock act Variants to premiere a video featuring a studio performance of their song “Idle Eyes.” We’re also excited to announce that the band’s debut record, The Concept of Color, is free for a limited time

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NEEDTOBREATHE Tease ‘Tour De Compadres,’ Reveal Support

NEEDTOBREATHE toured heavily throughout the second half of 2014, and though they’ve started the new year on a quiet note they will soon be on the road again. We have no dates yet, but we can confirm the band will soon reveal the routing for a US outing dubbed ‘Tour De Compadres.’ We also know who will open, or at least some of the people who will open, and fans are going to be stoked.

Generally speaking, most tours are announced all at once, with support revealed right along with the dates, ticket details, and other supplementary information. NEEDTOBREATHE are …

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Watch Run the Jewels’ Hilarious Campaign Video for the NME Awards

Rap duo Run the Jewels are back with another video. After giving teenage girls love advice, the two have taken to YouTube to film themselves asking for your help to make Run The Jewels 2 NME’s Album of the Year. El-P tweeted an understated preface that this is just “a message from run the jewels,” but things quickly heat up to be more than that.

In the video, the duo thank their fans and politely ask for help. They’re in the running to win Album of the Year at the NME Awards and, as such, ask that you vote …

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Everly’ Will Kick Your Ass

Film: Everly
Starring: Selma Hayek
Directed by: Joe Lynch

With bullets and creative flare to spare, Everly ushers in a new age of cool for its lead, as well as its director.

Joe Lynch hasn’t made a feature-length film that made it to audiences with his vision in tact since Wrong Turn 2. In the time between, Joe has contributed to various film projects (Chillerama, for example), starred in a sitcom (Holliston), and even made a movie that was taken from him and cut to shreds by a third party who then completely mishandled the …

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Great Escape Discuss Influences, California and Their Debut LP

California’s The Great Escape is sure to be on the rise in 2015. With a strong debut under their belts, only beginning to make the rounds, the three-piece are poised to take the jam-rock world by storm, with the powerful vocal presence of Amie Miriello leading the charge. With Malte Hagemeister on guitar and Kristian Nord on drums, collectively laying the foundation, the band draws influences from Woodstock-era luminaries like Hendrix, Joplin, and Cream and fuses them with a modern twist that would appeal to fans of The Black Keys and The Dead Weather as well.

With their Ram Jam-ish …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Manilow, Festering Away On The Underground

“More honest and ragged” than aiming for a certain sound, London’s Manilow (nothing to do with Barry), offer up a blend of nearly every nook and cranny of rock; punk, lo-fi, power pop and more all make an appearance on their newest EP, Cease And Desist.

We recently had the chance to chat with the band and discuss their method of operation, the current state of punk, and where they see that newly released effort getting the most attention – so read through the jump to get familiar with this English trio and be sure to stream Cease And

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Rush Announce Massive North American ‘R40 Live’ Tour

The Holy Trinity, Rush, have been gracing the world with their unique talent as a power trio for an impressive 40 years. After releasing twenty studio albums and renowned singles like “Tom Sawyer,” “The Spirit Of Radio” and “Limelight,” the band has proven to be not only one of the best rock acts of all time but also one of the most hardworking ones.

To commemorate their 40th anniversary as a band, the three-piece — consisting of bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson and drummer Neil Peart — will be embarking on a 34-date trek throughout North America starting …

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Periphery Stream ‘Juggernaut: Omega’ In Its Entirety

Prog-metal giants Periphery are on their way to releasing their highly anticipated dual-disc album Juggernaut, with Juggernaut: Alpha already up for streaming as of earlier this week.

The band linked up with Metal Hammer to stream the other portion, Juggernaut: Omega, in full before next week’s release. The double album is slated for release on January 27 via Sumerian Records and will be the followup to 2012′s Periphery II: This Time It’s Personal.

Pre-orders are still available through MerchNow with a plethora of bundles to choose from. Stream Juggernaut: Omega below and enjoy the riffing that is …

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Paramore Announce Full U.S. Tour Alongside Copeland

It has been one hell of a ride for Paramore‘s self-titled record. The reception for this most recent effort has been magnanimous and has changed the game for both the band and its fans. As the pop-rock frontrunners approach the end of this cycle, they are very excited to announce that they will be heading out on tour in support of Paramore one last time.

Joining them will be their longtime pals and fellow frontrunners, Copeland, whose most recent record, Ixora, has also received an immense amount of praise this past year. This will definitely be one …

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Avi Buffalo Share “Think It’s Gonna Happen Again” Music Video

After dropping their long-awaited At Best Cuckold in 2014, California’s Avi Buffalo continues this promotion with an impressive music video to pair with the track “Think It’s Gonna Happen Again.”

The indie-pop melodies of this dreamy song tie the cool, romantic, and grungy scenes of the video together beautifully. Endless nighttime car rides, party aftermath, and steamy romance fill any spaces in the vivid song, leaving a lasting impression on its importance.

The video is quite an adventure for Avi Buffalo throughout the song’s duration. Check it out for yourself below.…

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La Dispute To Play A Few Intimate Shows This Spring

La Dispute announced earlier in December that they will be embarking on a short co-headlining U.S. tour with Title Fight this spring, with the support of The Hotelier. During this brief run, the band will also be playing a few seated, intimate shows in four cities, starting on March 28 in Philadelphia.

These smaller shows will involve playing songs that the band has never played live, readings of excerpts from the members’ favorite books and poems, and a Q&A session with the audience. Tickets for these dates, which are sold separately from the co-headliner with Title Fight, will go …