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It’s Time You Fell In Love With Young Punk Heroes Choke Up

Pop punk has dominated the alternative scene for the better part of the last half decade. So much so, in fact, that many seem to have forgotten there are variations of punk that don’t involve constant references to friendship, pizza, and getting over that girl who broke your heart in junior high. If that applies to you, maybe you should feel bad. I’m not here to ruin your day, but there are a number of great punk artists fighting to survive out there, and you’re only doing yourself a disservice by not taking time to discover their immense talent.

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Stallions – “Still Chasing”

Everyone seems to be talking about the numerous new releases hitting stores today, and for good reason. There is certainly no shortage of great records out right now, but if you’re looking for something that points to where the future of music is headed we can save you a few bucks by introducing you to the amazing talent of Stallions.

Hailing from Delaware with a sound best described as a mix between The All-American Rejects and Owl City, Stallions have quietly been amassing a dedicated online following since forming, and on July 14 they will share their debut EP …

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Death Cab For Cutie Share New Music Video For “The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive”

Death Cab For Cutie have joined forces with Rolling Stone to premiere a brand new music video for “The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive,” a standout cut off their latest album, Kintsugi.

The clip follows the Bellingham trio as they give a guided tour of L.A., and serves as a somewhat depressing metaphor for celebrity culture, a theme which is found littered throughout their eighth full-length effort.

“For every great thing about the city and the experience of living there, there is an offsetting negative that, for me, makes my feeling about L.A. a net zero in terms of personal …

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CalatrilloZ Premiere New Video For “Z the Psychopath”

London-based symphonic metal act CalatrilloZ have just released a brand new video for “Z the Psychopath,” featured on their newest 6-track release, Psalms of Zahyin, due out on June 22.

Premiering over at The Bonesaw, the video features a mostly straightforward performance from the costumed band in all their usual glory, with the members’ black metal meets mime artist painted faces (and creepy clown-like smiles) dominating much of the runtime. There’s some bloody images thrown in for good measure, too. The track itself: a shredding, theatrical, ostensibly NWOBHM-inspired romp for fans of anything from Dream Theater to Avenged …

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Slipknot Release Music Video For “Killpop”

Slipknot have released a new music video for “Killpop,” which comes from the band’s latest record, .5: The Gray Chapter.

In true Slipknot fashion, you can expect creepy characters, lots of somewhat disturbing imagery, and shaky-cam style filmography that creates a horror film aesthetic. There’s also a goat hanging out alongside the band, because this is Slipknot and of course there is. Per usual, Shawn “Clown” Crahan directed the effort.

Check out “Killpop” below. The band previously released a music video for “The Devil In I,” where they debuted their new masks for the latest record cycle.…

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The Front Bottoms Release Excellent New Video For New Track “West Virginia”

The Front Bottoms are long overdue for a follow-up to their fantastic 2013 sophomore record, Talon Of The Hawk, but the New Jersey folk-pop-punk band has surprised everyone with a brand new video for a single called “West Virginia.”

The song explores a more electric-guitar-led take on the band’s signature formula and rivals “Twin Size Mattress” for the crown of the band’s most impressive single. However, the video really makes the track worth checking out. The whole video exists as a single take that explores a house party in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

Check out the video for “West …

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UTG PREMIERE: Treason This – “Moviegoers Dilemma”

If there is one genre of alternative music with fiercer competition right now than pop punk I have yet to discover it. Still, as countless groups come and go with songs not good enough to hold our attention, a few young groups are breaking through the noise with catchy tracks too good to deny.

Milwaukee quartet Treason This hail from a place almost no one considers a music hub, at least for the pop punk scene. Regardless, this promising young act have the songwriting chops and music talent needed to be something great, and today we’re thrilled to present the …

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Breathe Carolina Follow The EDM Herd With “Anywhere But Home”

Breathe Carolina rose to popularity at a time when your Myspace profile image was a thing that people thought meant something about your status as a creative artist. For their page, the men of BC appeared covered in brightly colored paint. It’s an image that has become a symbol of a digital generation now long gone, but thanks to constant reinvention the group has continued to build a fervent following of dedicated fans (despite losing one half of its creative force).

Today, Breathe Carolina are alternative headliners who have spent about half a decade toeing the line with mainstream success. …

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Things Get Trippy In Young Thug’s Video For “Halftime”

There is no football to be found in Young Thug‘s video for “Halftime,” but the Atlanta native’s love for all things drug-related is as present as ever.

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the metaphor in Young Thug’s latest single. Inspired by the combination of prescription drugs and the way they make you feel as if time has slowed, or at the very least come off the rails entirely, the song is packed with the kind of drug culture praises that have become a signature of Thugga Thugga’s sound. The video is largely composed of footage taken …

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Iwrestledabearonce Give Us Chills (and Thrills) With “Green Eyes”

With less than a week to go before Hail Mary arrives in stores, Iwrestledabearonce have shared a new video for “Green Eyes” that is sure to leave an impression.

Appearing wrapped in a live snake that explores her body as if her flesh is its home, vocalist Courtney LaPlante is the star of IWABO’s “Green Eyes” video. Her influence on the band was present on 2013′s Late For The Party, but the change toward a darker, heavier sound with Hail Mary has given her a chance to shine like never before. Her vocals, both piercing and angelic in equal …

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Leon Bridges Claims The Pop Music Crown With “Smooth Sailin”

We first told you about Leon Bridges‘ new single, “Smooth Sailin’” when it premiered online at the beginning of the month. Now, just a week later, the Texas native has shared the song’s official video.

The setup for “Smooth Sailin’” is simple and fitting, especially when one considers the numerous influences that inspired Bridges to create the sound he promotes today. Dressed in a green suit and surrounded by his fantastic band, Bridges appears on an empty soundstage for a straightforward performance of the dancehall-ready single. It’s beautifully lit, wonderfully edited, and as a finished product, it …

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Parkway Drive Is (Still) The Best Heavy Band In Music Today

Anytime Parkway Drive decide to treat the world to new music is cause for celebration as far as we are concerned, and their latest single is no exception.

Released this morning, June 9, “Vice Grip” reintroduces the world to Parkway Drive’s unique take on hard rock with huge riffs and an even larger hook. It’s the most straightforward rock song the band has ever shared, so much that it feels destined for radio play but it’s undeniably born from the same minds and influences that birthed the group’s heaviest material. Think of it as post-modern hard rock with a metal …