alternative rock


The Dear Hunter Impress With New Song, “Waves”

Oh, Casey Crescenzo. I know I am engaged to be married in under a year’s time, but if I could run away with the music he creates with The Dear Hunter I would leave my gal at the alter without …


The Dear Hunter’s New Song Proves They’re Still The Best

It’s June, which means anyone with even the slightest hint of interest in entertainment has been compiling and sharing their ‘best of 2015 so far’ lists. We haven’t released any yet, but if you think we haven’t talked about doing …


The Strive Release New Single, “Kingdom”

Up and coming alternative rock group The Strive have been making quite some noise with the release of their brand new single, titled “Kingdoms.”

The sharp and melodic song shines brightly with a distinct bass and liberating refrain. The anthemic …

sleater kinney

UTG PHOTOS: Sleater-Kinney Make Their Triumphant Return (2/8/15)

In 2006, Sleater-Kinney, a well-known indie/alt rock band based out of Olympia, WA called it quits. The band had a huge following, and were one of the pioneers of shaping the roots of indie rock. Maybe most importantly, they …

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War Games May Be The Next Band To Change Your Life

I was fortunate enough to spend several weeks participating in the Vans Warped Tour during the summer of 2012. My job, which at the time involved working for a music industry start-up focused on new artist discovery, sponsored a stage …

Afghan Whigs Matamoros

Watch Subway Dancers Flip in The Afghan Whigs’ Video for “Matamoros”

If any alt-rock band is allowed to say “been there, done that,” it’s The Afghan Whigs. Earlier this year, the band returned with their first full-length release in 16 years: Do to the Beast. One of the album’s tracks, …


Ovlov Have Officially Broken Up

Connecticut-based band Ovlov just announced on their Facebook page that they are breaking up. Really.

On the post, they wrote that “like the last season of Degrassi” they too are putting an end to their limited run. They will still …


LISTEN: Failure Releases “Come Crashing,” Their First New Song In Eighteen Years

Failure is an influential alternative rock band that disbanded in 1997, but recently reunited for a series of headline gigs that included a short run of dates opening for Tool. The band just kicked off the “Tree of Stars” tour, …

Ringo Deathstarr - Gods Dream

REVIEW: Ringo Deathstarr – ‘God’s Dream’

Artist: Ringo Deathstarr
Album: God’s Dream
Genre: Shoegaze, Alternative Rock
Label: Noyes Records

Illuminated by a live show here in Boston, Ringo Deathstarr’s newest work, EP God’s Dream, is a lush landscape of constant gazes at foot apparel, all …


Chevelle Stream New Track “Hunter Eats Hunter”

Alt-rock mainstays Chevelle are exactly two weeks away from releasing their seventh(!) studio album La Gárgola and have offered up yet another new track for your listening pleasure.

The track is called “Hunter Eats Hunter” and it keeps with the …

Far From Over

Far From Over Release “Change”

If you are a fan of alternative rock music then a small up and coming group by the name of Far From Over might be right up your alley. They are a four piece rock outfit hailing from New York. …


Reunited Failure Tapped to Open Tool’s March Tour

Say what you will about Tool’s lack of urgency to release a follow-up to 2006′s 10,000 Days, the band continues to string together a small run of tour dates nearly every year and they’ve yet to disappoint when it …

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