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A Loss For Words Singer to Embark on Solo Project

A Loss For Words frontman, Matt (Matty) Arsenault has confirmed that he will be working on a solo project come this Autumn. In a post on his Tumblr, Arsenault  stated that he will be releasing new solo material this September. He also declared that “big things” are coming for A Loss For Words. Check out  what Arsenault had to say after the jump.

The Boston alternative rock quintet released their Rise Records debut, No Sanctuary, last year. It was the group’s official sophomore album, following their 2009 “debut,” The Kids Can’t Lose. A Loss For Words are supporting newly reunited …

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MUSIC VIDEO: A Loss For Words – Pirouette

Boston, MA rockers A Loss For Words have released their visuals for the song “Pirouette” and can be viewed right here on UTG!

This song comes off of the group’s latest release, No Sanctuary, through Velocity/Rise Records. Have you purchased this release yet? If so, what are your thoughts? You can catch the band on the Glamour Kills Tour with friends The Wonder Years, Polar Bear Club and many more.

Please click through the jump to watch A Loss For Words’ new video for “Pirouette” and be sure to comment!

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A Loss For Words to Release Acoustic Album

A Loss for Words announced last night on The Gunz Show that they will be releasing an acoustic album that features 9 songs from the band. Of the 9 songs, four songs will be from their newest release No Sanctuary, four will be covers, and one will be an older song. This album will be available exclusively on this summer’s Warped Tour, so you’re going to have to make sure you head out to one of these dates to pick it up! If you’ve ever seen them play an acoustic set or watched one online, A Loss For Words …

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A Loss For Words Release Three New Songs

Boston punk band A Loss For Words have released 3 new songs previously unavailable to most fans. The 3 songs, two of which are acoustic, were previously only released to those who pre-ordered the bands new album No Sanctuary out now on Rise Records.

All 3 of the songs are currently streaming on the bands’ Tumblr page which can be found here. The band is currently gearing up for their appearance on this years Glamour Kills Tour with The Wonder Years, Polar Bear Club, The Story So Far and Into It. Over It. To view the song titles as …

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A Loss For Words Reveal Japan Tour

Boston rockers A Loss For Words have announced that they will be touring Japan in late April and Under The Gun has the official details. Coming along for direct support on this touring run will be After Tonight and Cleave, so be sure to get to a show!

The band are currently on tour supporting their recent album, No Sanctuary, through Velocity/Rise Records.

To view the entire listing of dates please click through the jump and let UTG know if you will be heading to a show!

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A Loss For Words Join Hit The Lights’ Headlining Tour

Boston’s A Loss For Words were sidelined from touring recently after their planned Fall run with Dance Gavin Dance was cancelled. Luckily, a solution of sorts has been announced.

Due to the recent falling out between members of The Dangerous Summer, Hit The Lights have found themselves with an open support slot for their upcoming headlining tour. A Loss For Words are unable to fill the whole run, but have announced the will be joining for a week of dates in late November. You can view the full itinerary below:

25th – The Barbary Philadelphia, PA
27th – The …

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REVIEW: A Loss For Words – No Sanctuary

Artist: A Loss For Words
Album: No Sanctuary
Genre: Pop Rock/Punk
Label: Rise

It has probably been said time and time again but 2011 has been the glorious return of Pop Punk. With notable releases from familiar bands like New Found Glory, Set Your Goals, Man Overboard, Tranist, This Time Next Year, The Wonder Years and to a lesser extent, Blink-182. On top of that, there has been numerous promising releases from up and coming bands like Turnover, Citizen, Time Spent, Handguns and Last Call.

So with the genre’s popularity being at it’s highest in some years, where does Boston’s …

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A Loss For Words Stream ‘No Sanctuary’

A Loss For Words have just released a stream of their entire upcoming album, No Sanctuary, which is set to drop tomorrow via Velocity/Rise Records. The buzz surrounding these guys is for a reason. Be sure to check out their album stream by simply clicking through and enjoy!

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STREAM: A Loss For Words – Pirouette

Rise Records is killing it with pop punk this fall. From Man Overboard to Transit to A Loss For Words, this label is bringing it consistently. Today, A Loss For Words posted their latest single on YouTube. Check out “Pirouette” and be sure to buy No Sanctuary from their web store!

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STREAM: A Loss For Words – The Hammers Fall

UTG can’t wait to listen to A Loss For Words upcoming album and their new track “The Hammers Fall” is a sign of great things to come from the group. No Sanctuary will be released on Rise Records on October 25 and pre-order packages are available to purchase past the link provided.

It’s incredible to see how far the band have come and we’re excited to see where they go from here.

Listen to the new track by clicking through the jump and share your thoughts with us!

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A Loss For Words Unveil “No Sanctuary” Artwork & Tracklist

A Loss For Words have unveiled both the album cover and tracklisting for their upcoming Velocity/Rise Records debut, No Sanctuary.

The artwork, which can be found below accompanied by the track names, is a vast departure from the group’s previous efforts (both featured cartoons).

No Sanctuary arrives October 18. Comment after the article and let us know how excited you are for this upcoming release!

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UTG TV: A Loss For Words Perform New Song (Live)

Earlier this week, I attended the Boston date of the Partery Tour at Club Royale. Unfortunately, traffic prevented me from making it in time to see all seven bands (don’t blame me, blame the Red Sox), but the five I arrived in time for were more than worth the $12 cover.

Since both A Loss For Words & Vanna are from the Boston area, tour headliners In Fear And Faith chose to open for them this night and AL4W played direct support to Vanna.

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