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Pete Wentz Relaunches Decaydance Records As DCD2

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has announced that he is relaunching and expanding his record label Decaydance as DCD2 Records.

Wentz originally launched Decaydance in 2005 as an imprint of Fueled By Ramen. The DCD2 roster includes previous Decaydance artists Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco, Cobra Starship and Travie McCoy/Gym Class Heroes. Joining these artists will be Lolo and New Politics. Lolo will be the first on the label to release new music. Wentz mentioned in the interview that there also will be an announcement from Cobra Starship shortly after.…


Travie McCoy Releases “Rough Water” Featuring Jason Mraz

Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy is back in UTG headlines once more with the release of his latest solo single, “Rough Water.”

Taking a turn for the world of acoustic-laden pop, “Rough Water” finds McCoy pairing with indie deity Jason Mraz for a smooth jam about holding onto one another in the face of, well, rough water. The verses are perfectly fine, but the highlight is the soaring hook provided by Mraz, which you’ll be singing long before the song comes to an end. You can stream the single below.

For a duo that hasn’t had a major …

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Air Dubai Signs With Hopeless Records

Denver rock/hip hop group, Air Dubai have signed with Hopeless Records. Their full length album, Be Calm, will be released sometime next year.

The group’s vocalist, Jon Shockness, recently sat down with Alternative Press to discuss their music and any future plans.

When asked what makes Air Dubai different from other rock/hip hop groups like Gym Class Heroes, Shockness replied, “I think we’re different because we don’t really think about it. We don’t really say, ‘We are a hip-hop band that try to do rock music.’ We don’t want to fit into a ‘This is who we are’ thing. …

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Gym Class Heroes In The Studio

Gym Class Heroes fans rejoice. According to the band’s Facebook, the eclectic hip hop group, headed by Travie McCoy, are back in the studio.

“Doing musics with our longtime friend & engineer & producer, Doug White @watchmenstudios,” the band posted to Facebook earlier today along with a photo of them with Doug White (left).

It’s not clear as to whether the band is recording a new album, EP or demo. One thing is for sure though, they’re up to something, and we’re very excited about it.

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STREAM: Secrets – “Ass Back Home”

Secrets cover of Gym Class Heroes’s single “Ass Back Home” has mysteriously made its way online and UTG has the stream here!

This song is off of Punk Goes Pop 5, which is due out on November 6 through Fearless Records. Take it for a spin and give us your first thoughts on this cover by simply commenting.

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Gym Class Heroes Cancel October Tour

Over the last few days there have been reports straight from Gym Class Heroes with indications that Travie McCoy has fallen under some sort of unknown illness after traveling through Asia. Since then, the band had to cancel a few of their show dates due to his inability to perform. Earlier this morning, the band officially announced they will have to postpone/cancel their upcoming club tour this October.

You can read the full statement below, and then I would recommend heading over to the band’s Facebook page for their previous updates up until this point.

Based on doctors recommendation, we’ve


STREAM: Chiddy Bang Ft. Travie McCoy & Icona Pop – Mind Your Manners (Remix)

Philly’s own Chiddy Bang have had incredible success with their chart-topping hit “Mind Your Manners” and now the duo have released the ambitious remix, featuring Travie McCoy (Gym Class Heroes) and Icona Pop.

There is so much style laced into the remix that we could not resist putting it up for you all to stream today! Click through the jump and vibe off of this hit.

If you have not copped Chiddy Bang’s new release, Breakfast, through EMI be sure to grab that right here on iTunes.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Gym Class Heroes ft. Ryan Tedder – The Fighter

Gym Class Heroes have released the ambitious new music video for their single “The Fighter,” which features Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic.

This olympic-inspired joint follows the path of an athlete and his road to the big stage. If you enjoy this song be sure to grab the band’s latest album, The Papercut Chronicles II, via Fueled By Ramen.

Click through to watch “The Fighter” and comment with your thoughts after the jump. Under The Gun truly enjoyed this video and what it represents.


Free Tickets To NBA All-Star Game From Gym Class Heroes

Gym Class Heroes are performing at the NBA All-Star Pre-game concert and they want fans to attend! For a limited time, you can get your tickets free by using the promo “Jerry”. Visit the NBA All-Star website and plug in the promo for your chance for free tickets.

Other artists playing at the pre-game are Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Nayer, J. Cole, Kayla Brianna, and Pentatonix. The NBA All-Star game is on February 26th in Orlando, Florida. If you are in the Orlando area and would like to attend, make sure to check this out!


Gym Class Heroes Perform “Stereo Hearts” With Dua Boakye

On New Years Eve Gym Class Heroes performed their hit song “Stereo Hearts” with some special help from Dua Boakye (Bad Rabbits). These guys show why the have been on the top of the charts and rock the entire party.

Check out the band performing their hearts out right here and let UTG know what you think of this incredible showing of talent. Watch and enjoy after the jump!


Gym Class Heroes Announce February Tour

Gym Class Heroes have announced a tour this February with support from T-Pain. The tour will be called “Snowstorm Music Tour.”

The tour kicks off on February 7th in Battle Creek, MI and ending February 21st in Missoula, MT.

To see all the tour dates click “read more” and let UTG know if you will be attending this tour!
02/07 – Battle Creek, MI @ Kellogg Arena
02/08 – Green Bay, WI @ Brown County Arena
02/09 – Springfield, IL @ Prairie Capitol Center
02/10 – DeKalb, IL @ NIU Convocation
02/11 – Lincoln, NE @ Pershing Auditorium

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Black Cards Remix Gym Class Heroes’ “Ass Back Home”

Black Cards recently made a remix of Gym Class Heroes’ new single, “Ass Back Home.” The song comes off the band’s new album, The Papercut Chronicles II.

I can say, that this is one of the best remixes I’ve heard this year. The remix starts off with the perfect dance beat for any party and is eased in by Neon Hitch’s vocal part, then it really kicks off into a dance party remix.

Fans can hear the remix right here.

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