Behind The Scenes


Go Behind The Scenes Of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ In This New Video

Everyone believed the Star Wars panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con would be a major event, but no one knew exactly what to expect. The cast was present–including ‘The Legacy Players,’ Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford–as was director JJ Abrams, and somewhere in the middle a behind-the-scenes video from the production of Episode VII was revealed. Twitter was buzzing with talk about the clip and within an hour of the event the footage was made available online. Who needs religion when you have JJ Abrams, am I right? God can’t compete with that kind of turnaround time.…


EXCLUSIVE: Starling Glow Teases Big 2015

We are all about helping new artists gain the extra exposure needed to reach an international audience, and today we are thrilled to partner with up and coming pop star Starling Glow to tease what will certainly be a very busy 2015.

Oh, you don’t know Starling Glow? No worries. This fast-rising vocalist boasts a sound that can best be described as a rock-tinged Katy Perry who isn’t afraid to wear her heart on her sleeve. She’s released two singles to date, and we expect a lot more in the months to come. Right now, check out this exclusive video, …

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UTG PREMIERE: Behind The Scenes Of Caramel Carmela’s ‘Till Death Do Us Party’

We have partnered up with Caramel Carmela on a handful of occasions this year to premiere new singles as well as their entire album before it came out. Now we are teaming up with the group again to premiere the behind the scenes video they shot while in the studio with Matt Dalton. You can check it out below.

The video includes the band getting ready for recording, as well as the actual recording process. If you haven’t checked out the final product yet, you can pick up a copy of the album on iTunes.


Stan Lee Has An ‘Avengers 2′ Cameo (Of Course)

I fear the day the world is without Stan Lee. He may be the closest thing to a universal grandfather figure we will ever know. He’s great in everything, and that includes his role in Punisher: War Zone.

Avengers: Age Of Ultron is the next big Marvel project, and over the weekend Stan Lee confirmed to the attendees at London Film and Comic Con that he too will be joining the already star-studded cast. He declined to give away any specifics regarding where or how he will appear in the film, but he did have a quippy remark ready …


‘Black Mass’ Set Photos: First Images Of Johnny Depp As James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Surface Online

Earlier today we wrote to you about a new documentary about James ‘Whitey’ Bulger being released nationwide in June. In that post we also mentioned the possibility of seeing multiple biopics on Bulger enter production in the years ahead, and less than three hours later an email hit our inbox confirming that very thought.

Right now, somewhere in the world, Johnny Depp is dressed as Whitey and working away on a new movie titled Black Mass. The film takes its title from a book on Bulger’s reign released several years back, and from the looks of it will span …


G-Eazy Sets June Release For ‘These Things Happen,’ Shares Behind-The-Scenes Video

The wait is almost over, G-Eazy fans.

Earlier today young Gerald, otherwise known to the world as G-Eazy, announced a June 29 release date for his highly-anticipated debut album These Things Happen. The project has been in various stages of production since summer 2013, but is finally ready to be shared with the world. Pre-orders will launch tomorrow, April 29, via iTunes.

We do not have a track listing for These Things Happen just yet, but it’s likely one or two of the singles G has delivered in recent months will make the cut. “Far Alone” has …


‘Entourage’ Movie Begins Filming

The wait is over, fellow Vincent Chase fans. The Entourage movie is finally underway.

Earlier this week, Entourage cast members and creator Doug Ellin began posting photos on social media to celebrate the start of production on the long-awaited cinematic continuation of the once popular HBO series. Jerry Ferrera, known for portraying Turtle (in his chubbier days), posted a call sheet, as well as group shot with several co-stars. You can view the images below. Additional behind-the-scenes photos from production can be found on JustJared, as well as The Hollywood Reporter.



Entourage is currently filming in …

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WATCH: Of Mice & Men Release Behind the Scenes Video

Of Mice & Men have chosen to give fans a special look at the making of the band’s upcoming album Restoring Force.

The band (via Rise Records) has posted a short video of the recording process for the record.

The video includes black and white film of the studio where the band recorded the album as well as a voice over by vocalist Austin Carlile (ex Attack Attack!).

You can check out this exclusive behind the scenes look below.

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EXCLUSIVE: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Comics Come Home 2013

This is the first of what we hope will become many cross-promotional efforts with our friends at The Laugh Button. If you love comedy, please make it a point to bookmark and frequent their fantastic site.

Each year for the past 19 years, Denis Leary has traveled to his hometown of Boston to put on a benefit show called Comics Come Home. Leary and his production company, Apostle, team up with The Cam Neely Foundation and its various offshoots to raise money that will benefit cancer patients and their families. In its 19th turn, Comics Come Home boasted one …

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TRAILER: A Fat Wreck (Fat Wreck Chords Documentary)

Here at the UTG offices we love a good music documentary (as we expressed in our article on the new Green Day documentary this morning), and today we’re also excited to share with you a doc on one of the most important labels in punk, Fat Wreck Chords. The documentary, A Fat Wreck, aims to tell the story of the legendary record label from its origins in 1990 to 1999, through interviews with band members who have been on the label, as well as other music industry members.

The film is still in production and is calling …

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Watch the Trailer for the Green Day Documentary, ¡Cuatro!, Release on September 24

After a really long wait, the punks in Green Day finally released a new teaser trailer for their new documentary, ¡Cuatro! The documentary follows Green Day during the creation process of their new album trilogy, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré!, and how they took a more stripped down, raw approach to writing and recording. For the past two albums, the band has taken to writing in the studio a lot more (because frankly they can afford that), but Green Day this time around got back to their roots and wrote the three albums in a small room, together.

The teaser for …

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New Found Glory Post ‘Kill It Live’ Behind-The-Scenes Video

New Found Glory are gearing up to release their first live album this fall, and this morning fans around the globe can get their first behind-the-scenes look at the creative process for the release.

Hitting the net sometime in the last day through the band’s YouTube account, New Found Glory have offered a seventy-seven-second teaser clip for Kill It Live that showcases the band on stage and off. Some of the footage may be familiar from the initial announcement clip, but as a whole it’s a new look at a band that seems to always be having a good time. …

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