Niall Horan Offers Directioners Hope Amid Hiatus Rumors

One Direction have yet to release an official response to rumors the group will go on hiatus in early 2016, but a recent tweet from member Niall Horan has offered fans a glimmer of hope for the future.

Monday night, just a day after E! first broke rumors of One Direction’s hiatus plans, Niall Horan turned to Twitter in an attempt to calm fans’ nerves. Writing to Directioners around the world in a series of tweets, Niall commented:

Ok so Lots of rumours going round. We are not splitting up, but we will be taking a well earned break


One Direction To Go On Hiatus Beginning In March

Prepare to cry yourself to sleep while clutching your vinyl copy of Midnight Memories because the men of One Direction are going on hiatus.

According to a new report from E!, sources close to One Direction claim the group will be taking an extended hiatus beginning in March 2016. The purpose of this break is to allow the individual members of 1D to focus on their various solo albums, as well as projects that lie outside the world of music.

“They are taking a hiatus so they can work on individual projects for a while but they are not …


Atreyu Confirm Return, Reveal First Show Back

The wait is over, ladies and gentlemen. After months of teasers and rumors with absolutely no interviews or public appearances, the members of Atreyu have announced that they are officially returning to the world of music.

Today, a press release was distributed confirming the news we all believed to be true for the better part of 2014 so far: Atreyu are back. The band has been planning this announcement for several months and could not be more thrilled to finally reveal their plans to fans. “The time has come,” says drummer Brandon Saller. “We have been spending the last few …


James Wan Reveals Kurt Russell Has Joined ‘Fast & Furious 7’

Warning: We’re going to discuss the end of Fast & Furious 6 at the top of the next paragraph. If you have yet to see the film, I advise you find a copy as soon as possible and sit down for an incredibly fun evening of entertainment. Afterwards, head back to UTG and finish this story. It’ll still be here. I promise.

The final moments of Fast & Furious 6 held one of the biggest reveals in recent action movie history (see below for a refresher). Jason Statham, star of such driving-related films as The Transporter and Death Race, …


*NSYNC Reunion Rumored For 2013 VMAs

Pop fans, the wait may be over.

The New York Post is reporting via their infamous Page Six that *NSYNC will be reuniting for a one-time performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) this Sunday, August 25.

So, how might this have come to be without anyone noticing? Justin Timberlake, who more or less is considered the frontman of *NSYNC, has been scheduled to perform at the VMAs and receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. No details about the performance portion of his appearance have been made public, but a source close to NYP tells them …

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DJ Drama Confirms ‘Dedication 5’ With Lil Wayne, Asks Fans To Be Patient

It’s all starting to make sense now…

Following yesterday’s surprise release of a “Bugatti” freestyle from YMCMB leader Lil Wayne, the internet lit up with rumors and gossip over what the hip hop heavyweight would be unveiling next. Could it be another album? Had Weezy finally found his passion for rapping once more? Hours passed with no response, and then one of the people Wayne collaborates with the most came through with the details.

Though “Bugatti” will in fact appear on DJ Stevie J’s new mixtape, the real purpose of unveiling Wayne’s freestyle was to kickstart hype for the eventual …


DirecTV’s Channel Guide Claims Fall Out Boy Will Appear On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ This Month

Just when you thought it was safe to slow the Fall Out Boy comeback excitement, two separate sources are now claiming that the boys from Chicago will be appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live in less than two weeks.

Earlier today, Alter The Press and a slew of other sites began reporting that a non-official late night TV listing site known as Interbridge had listed Fall Out boy as guests for Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s February 13 taping. We saw the news, but thought a more official confirmation was warranted before rushing any headlines.

Flash forward to this afternoon when that …


The Black Dahlia Murder Added To Warped Tour 2013; Release Statement

The second round of Warped Tour 2013 band announcements is due later today, but Michigan’s Black Dahlia Murder went ahead and announced themselves that they will be taking part in next year’s festivities. The band confirmed their participation in the tour via social networks today, and even went as far as to release a statement rgarding the news. You can read their message below:

“We in THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER look forward to seeing you and your friend’s fancy haircuts this summer at the Van’s Warped Tour. I think it’s safe to say that all of us in TBDM have

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Omar Rodriguez Confirms The Mars Volta Are On “Indefinite” Hiatus

Dammit. I guess all good things must come to an end, but this one caught me off guard.

The Mars Volta have been extremely quiet for the majority of 2012, which should make today’s news a little more expected (but we know it still sucks). In a recent interview with CityArtsOnline, Omar Rodriguez confirmed that The Mars Volta are on “indefinite” hiatus. You can read an excerpt from the interview below:

You said that you are open still to doing more with the Mars Volta and At the Drive-In. People on the internet are very afraid that the Mars


DAMMIT: Jonny Marr Comments On Smiths Reunion Rumors, “It’s Not Happening”

Rumors have been swirling on line over the past week that The Smiths were in talks to reunite and this morning the official word arrived.

Opening up to fans on his personal Facebook this morning, Smiths’ guitarist Jonny Marr posted:

The rumour of the Smiths reunion is untrue. It’s not happening.

Short and heartbreaking, right? Rumors about The Smiths tend to pop up at least once a year, but they have been becoming much more frequent as of late.

Do you think The Smiths should reunite?

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At The Drive-In Release Teaser Video

At The Drive-In are still trending on Twitter following last night’s reunion and today they are solidifying their place in the headlines with a new teaser video.

Though it shows almost nothing at all, the clip released early this morning from At The Drive-In should go a little bit further in exciting people for their return to the stag in 2012. You can view the clip, which is under a minute in length, after the jump.

At The Drive-In have announced no performances outside of Coachella yet, but rumors are flying that tour plans are being worked out. Stay tuned …


Bayside Confirm 2012 Warped Tour Appearance

Bayside have confirmed they will be appearing on every date of Warped Tour 2012.

Vocalist Anthony Raneri broke the news earlier today, just hours before the first official lineup announcements are scheduled to go live. In a tweet to fans, Raneri wrote “GOOD NEWS! @BaysideBand will be on the entire @VansWarpedTour next summer. There is a pretty good presale at”

Fans hoping to take advantage of the presale should click here and claim their tickets as soon as humanly possible. UTG is keeping a close eye on Warped announcements and will return later today with more updates and details. …