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Jonny Craig, Kyle Lucas and Captain Midnite Announce Group Album, Tour

It seems Jonny Craig has found enough time between work with Slaves to work on a brand new project with his friend Kyle Lucas.

The duo have teamed up with Captain Midnite to form a project called Jonny x Kyle x Midnite; real inventive.

The group has already recorded an album titled The Blueprint For Going In Circles, which is scheduled for release on January 27. The project even has a 27-stop US tour kicking off in mid-January, and plans to release their debut single on December 2.

You can check Jonny’s official website for tour details, …


Refused Confirm Reunion Festival Shows in Europe and Canada

All the rumblings about a Refused reunion have fans feeling nostalgic, despite the fact that the possibility of a new record is largely unconfirmed.

Still, fans in Europe and Canada have some exciting opportunities to look forward to regarding the Swedish punk band, as a string of festival dates for 2015 have recently been announced including the Reading and Leeds festivals in the UK.

Given that the band will be playing together again, it’s unknown if the current dates will remain the band’s only shows. You can check out all 4 festival appearances below the jump:…


Celldweller Releases Epic New Song, “Down To Earth”

Detroit, Michigan’s electronic rock heavyweight Celldweller is back in action with a hard-hitting new track from Love, the second installment of his End of an Empire record. The new release, End of an Empire (Chapter 02: Love), is due out on Dec. 5 via FiXT Music.

Celldweller’s new track, “Down To Earth,” which premiered earlier today via Loudwire, is one hell of a trip — clocking in at a runtime of roughly seven minutes. The track flourishes with heavy breakdowns, crazy electronic effects, and epic screams that make you feel like you’re literally riding a roller …

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Kurt Cobain Documentary, Featuring Hours Of Unreleased Music And Art, To Be Released In 2015

Earlier this month, a “new” mixtape emerged, curated by the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Entitled Montage of Heck, it featured a mixture of Nirvana demos, random radio bits, music from bands like the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel, and, in true Cobain fashion, toilets flushing and people vomiting.

This mixtape’s title will lend itself to the first “fully authorized” Kurt Cobain documentary, to be released in 2015 on HBO. Directed by Brett Morgen, the film credits Frances Bean, Cobain’s daughter, as an executive producer and features hours of previously unseen home videos as well as unreleased …

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Come Wind – “Come & Go”

In a display of pure aural and visual sagacity, Canton Ohio’s Come Wind have released a stripped down and utterly natural video performance of their song “Come & Go.” Featuring New Philadelphia High School’s Delphian Chorale, the video shows an essence of depth and beauty few musicians can manage to muster at any level. It’s a simplistically brillant homage to the craft of songmanship.

“Come & Go” is the second video to be released from the band’s EP of the same name.

Follow the jump to watch the video in full and leave your thoughts in the comments below. Come


MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Penguins Of Madagascar’ Offers Fun & Adventure For Everyone

Film: Penguins Of Madagascar
Starring: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller
Directed by: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith

Several years after first appearing as lovable side characters in Madagascar, the flightless birds better known as the Penguins Of Madagascar have finally been given a hilarious film all their own.

Spinoffs are tricky. On the one hand, these features exist to allow beloved characters from popular films a chance to shine away from the large shadow of the original work’s leads. On the other hand, these features also help build cinematic universes, which in 2014 is something every major studio wants to …


The Word Alive Cancel Worcester Show Due To Weather

It’s no secret that the eastern portion of the United States is currently being pummeled by snow. Even in normal winter conditions the roads can be treacherous for commuters as well as bands attempting to travel for a tour. We’ve already seen a handful of accidents this fall, so it’s no surprise that The Word Alive have made the decision to cancel a show due to bad weather.

The band announced a few hours ago that their stop in Worcester, Massachusetts would have to be canceled because of the weather forecast. They felt it was too unsafe for themselves, the …

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Front Porch Step Announces First Headlining Tour, Streams New EP

Having finished his run on the Pure Noise Records Tour not too long ago, singer-songwriter Jake Mcelfresh, also known as Front Porch Step, has announced that he will be heading out on his first ever headlining tour in February of next year.

The emo/indie acoustic musician will be supported by Have Mercy, (who have hinted at several tour plans for 2015), Alcoa, Head North, and more.

Pre-sale and VIP tickets will be available tomorrow through Applauze, while general admission tickets will go on sale on Saturday, November 29 at 12PM EST.

You can check out the …

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Watch Paramore’s New Music Video For “Hate To See Your Heart Break”

Paramore released one of the most phenomenal records of 2013 in their self-titled album through longtime label, Fueled By Ramen. To celebrate, the band announced last week that they would release a 29-track deluxe reissue that includes bonus tracks as well as several live tracks recorded at their recent performance at Red Rocks.

Also included in the reissue is a re-recording of “Hate To See Your Heart Break” which features ex-The Civil Wars singer Joy Williams chiming in on vocals for the song. A music video for the track has been premiered depicting both Williams ladies (Hayley and Joy) …


Such Gold Premiere Strange Music Video For “Faced”

Melodic punk rockers Such Gold released their passionate new album, The New Sidewalk, via Razor & Tie Records, earlier this month, with much praise here at UTG.

The band has released a music video (via Fuse) for “Faced,” the lead single which was streamed alongside the initial album announcement. The video is rather weird and thrilling, showing an old man taking pills after a disgruntled sleep, followed by paint falling from the top of the ceiling down the four-walled room. There are also live shots of the band who have the same problem, yet they continue to …


The First ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Is Here!

The wait is over, friends. After multiple stories spread claiming a Friday release, Universal has surprised movie fans worldwide by sharing the first official trailer for Jurassic World.

Starring Chris Pratt, Jurassic World picks up a number of years after the events of the original Jurassic Park trilogy. A new park has been built, and by the time we arrive it is already open to the public. People ride alongside the dinosaurs in futuristic vehicles, while others stroll the park’s boardwalk in hopes of finding the right piece of merchandise to purchase for loved ones back home. It’s all …


Quavo (Migos) Responds To Recent Robbery With “Tha Truth”

A week after being assaulted and robbed following a performance outside our nation’s capital, Migos member Quavo has released a song he hopes will reach those responsible.

Here’s what we know to be fact: Last week, Quavo and the rest of Migos were performing in Washington D.C. At the end of the night, Migos were leaving the club when they were approached by people claiming to be associated with rapper Fat Trel. Mayhem soon ensued, and in the midst of the chaos someone snatched Quavo’s gold chain. This information eventually made it to rap blogs, and over the last …