Attila Guitarist Parts Ways With Band

Metalcore outfit Attila recently kicked off their album release cycle for Guilty Pleasure with the release of a brand new single in “Proving Grounds,” but slightly less pleasurable news has come from the band’s camp today. According to a post on guitarist Nate Salameh’s personal Facebook page, he has amicably parted ways with the band in order to focus on removing drugs and alcohol from his life alongside pursuing a career in producing.

For those who would like to read Salameh’s full statement on his departure, it can be found below.

Fred Armisen Late Night

Fred Armisen To Lead Seth Meyers’ ‘Late Night’ Band

With the recent departure of Jimmy Fallon from Late Night, Seth Meyers, an SNL alum, will be taking over the reins as Fallon moves to The Tonight Show. One of the most pertinent questions regarding this change has been about the new Late Night band, and how, if possible, they could ever top The Roots. Thanks to NBC PR, we now know that none other than Fred Armisen, star of Portlandia, as well a former SNL veteran himself, will lead Meyer’s band.

With a slew of other well-versed musicians including Seth Jabour and Syd Butler from …


Explosions In The Sky and Eluvium Form New Band Called Inventions

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from some of our favorite post-rockers in Explosions in the Sky who were last seen scoring the soundtrack for Paul Rudd flick Prince Avalanche. Now it’s time to mark some more noise, but under a different name.

Mark Smith of Explosions In The Sky and Matthew Cooper of Eluvium have teamed up to form a new band called Inventions. Expect a self-titled album from the group on April 1st, the artwork of which you can see above and the tracklisting below after the jump. It’s safe to say we’re pretty exciting, but …

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Brenton Harris’ ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

Family aside, music has and always will be my first love and closest friend in this world. It is my voice in the times that I cannot speak and my favourite choice of topic for the times I can. It can take me from the depths of despair to the highest peak of elation and back again within the space of one song and it is the one spiritual power in which I will always maintain my belief.

The influence is so deep that the records I love become the hallmarks by which I remember my life, and as such …

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Killswitch Engage Drummer Justin Foley Breaks Collarbone; Forced To Miss Tour

Killswitch Engage drummer Justin Foley was recently involved in a bad bicycle accident and is forced to miss the band’s Asia/Europe tour this week. He ended up breaking his collarbone. KE have recruited Jordan Mancino from As I Lay Dying and released a statement below. Please send Justin your well-wishes in the comments section.

To all,

We have some not so good news to announce. Our drummer Justin Foley recently had a bicycle accident and broke his collarbone. So he will not be able to do this upcoming Asia/Europe tour that begins later this week. Luckily we were able to …

Lemuria 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Lemuria – “Scienceless”

Rock outfit Lemuria released their brand new music video for their track “Scienceless” and can be seen here!

This song is off of the band’s latest effort, The Distance Is So Big, released a few weeks back through Bridge Nine Records. Pick up your copy by heading over to iTunes now.

Check out Lemuria’s visuals for “Scienceless” and comment if you enjoyed the new material. We would love to hear your thoughts.

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Pro Snowboarder Shaun White’s Band Signed To Warner Bros.

As if the headline didn’t give it away.

Pro snowboarder Shaun White’s new band BAD THINGS have signed to Warner Bros. UTG does not know a lot about the group but we do have a song stream of “Caught Inside” provided through the jump. You can expect a bunch of news on the forthcoming release to hit our radar in the near future.

Bad Things also announced a slew of North American touring dates and can be seen here. Are you even half tempted to go out and experience what the flying tomato and crew have to offer?


Drop Everything And Stream The New Song From Palms

Have you heard about Palms yet? The quartet, featuring Deftones’ Chino Moreno and three quarters of Isis – drummer Aaron Harris, bassist Jeff Caxide, and guitarist Bryant Clifford Meyer – are releasing their forthcoming self-titled album on June 25 via Ipecac Records. We’ve had the pleasure of hearing the record already and can tell you here and now that it’s one of the best releases you will experience in 2013. A song off the album hit the net recently, and it’s now the one song you need to stream today.

“Patagonia” is the second song off Palms’ forthcoming debut album. …

Continents 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Continents – “Pegasus, Pegasus”

Get ready to pound the ground with your feet because Continents have arrived.

South Wales, UK hardcore outfit Continents have released their music video for “Pegasus, Pegasus” and sets us up for what we can expect from their album.

This song is coming off of the group’s forthcoming debut, Idle Hands, releasing this year through Victory Records. Watch Continents’ video for “Pegasus, Pegasus” and prepare yourself for a couple breakdowns.

Weezer 2013

The Weezer Cruise Reveals Support In 2014

Weezer have released the direct support for their upcoming 2014 cruise from Jacksonville to the Bahamas. The Weezer Cruise takes place between February 13 through the 17 and will feature Cat Power, Toro y Moi, The Cribs, and so many more. Please read a special message from the band below and grab your tickets through the band’s Facebook.

View all of the announced support through the jump!

“We scoured the globe to find the right amazing artists to join us on The Weezer Cruise in February. We are happy to announce this killer line up!
Spotify users – we created …

Nine Inch Nails 2013

Nine Inch Nails’ Bassist Eric Avery Leaves Band

Nine Inch Nails‘ bass player Eric Avery has written a letter to fans explaining his recent departure from the group. Read the statement from Avery below and say your goodbyes after the jump.

its with very mixed emotions i tell you all that im pulling out of NIN. i know. its been a tough call and i don’t know if its the right one. but i really want to focus on my musical life here in la, on film work in particular. as the tour dates kept growing… i just got overwhelmed. i just got home from a year

Park 2013

Park Could Be Reuniting On Friday

It looks as if a reunion is in the works for rock outfit Park. Check below to view the vague statement from the band and make your own assumptions through the link provided. What do you think could be in the works for Park?

Big news coming this Friday, May 17th! But you have to listen to the Black Sheep Radio show from 4-6pm to find out. HOLLA! — at Black Sheep Cafe.

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