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Sleater-Kinney Announce Reunion Album and World Tour, Share New Single

Following the surprise release of a new song over the weekend, Sleater-Kinney have confirmed plans to reunite in all the best possible ways.

This morning, reps for Sleater-Kinney confirmed the band has not only reunited for the release of a new album, but that they will also spend a good portion of 2015 touring the globe. This will be the group’s first public appearance together since they last toured in 2006, with the exception of their brief 2013 reunion on stage during a Pearl Jam concert. We will talk about the album and tour in detail soon, but first we …

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The Gay Blades Announce Short Tour, Begin Work On LP3

This may very well be the most exciting piece of news we will see all week long.

The Gay Blades, otherwise known as the band responsible for giving UTG its name, have announced plans to embark on a short tour of the Northeast in mid-October. Even more exciting, however, is the news that the duo have also made plans to begin work on their long-awaited third full-length album.

Taking to Facebook with a short and incredibly informative update, The Gay Blades revealed their fall plans to fans Tuesday evening. They wrote:

Hey you rock n’ roll refugees….TGB just confirmed

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The Lumineers Have Returned to the Studio to Record LP #2

According to a post made through the band’s Facebook page, The Lumineers are now one step closer to putting out another big hit that’ll undoubtedly top the charts and make feet stomp across the nation.

The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads as follows: “Well folks, we are back in the studio, chippin away at some new ideas. It’s been one hell of a ride so far and we are excited to be writing again. Thanks, and stay tuned…”

Though it might be rather short, a recent press release from the band’s team has also revealed that …

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Marilyn Manson’s New Album Is “Prepared For Landing”

Marilyn Manson has revealed that he has a new studio album ready for release, or as he puts it, “Prepared for landing.”

Two years have passed since Marilyn Manson shared his last LP, Born Villain, with the world. In that time the man who once gave the nation the Heebie-Jeebies has focused on other areas of art, including acting and writing, but late Monday night he informed his dedicated followers that new music is indeed on the way. No title, release date, or track information has been announced, but Manson appeared to have confirmed a new LP’s completion with …

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Haste The Day Reforms With Original Members, Launches Crowdfunding Effort For New LP

Pack it in, music industry. The best news of the month has just been announced.

Indiana hardcore outfit Haste The Day, who initially disbanded in 2011, have revealed that they’re getting the original lineup back together with plans to record new music in the near future. There’s only one catch: They need your help.

Today, Haste The Day announced their reunion alongside the launch of an Indiegogo campaign aimed at crowfunding a new album. The band is seeking $65,000 for the effort, which they have broken down cost by cost in case anyone wanted to cry foul. You can …

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Of Monsters And Men Release “Numb Bears” Lyric Video

Of Monsters and Men released their last album in 2012, but that’s not stopping the group behind “Little Talks” from continuing to push out singles and videos in 2014.

Over the weekend, Of Monsters And Men took to their official YouTube channel to share the lyric video for “Numb Bears.” The song, which can be found near the end of My Head Is An Animal, builds an infectious melody atop a folk-heavy backbone that wants so desperately to make you fall in love. The clip doesn’t do much for us, but then again when is the last time anyone …

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Best Video Of The Week? Nice Hooves Unleash “Warpaint Is Not A Mask”

Nice Hooves are a band that I have known existed for less than three hours, but I am quickly becoming a fan of their frenzied take on the place where modern hard rock meets punk.

Today, Nice Hooves released the official video for their latest single, “Warpaint Is Not A Mask.” It’s the type of song that offers the kind of in-your-face take on rock that made bands like The Refused a household name, only this time it’s channeled through a slew of post-Y2k influences that give the entire production a nice modern edge. In fact, one UTG writer described …

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Tom Delonge Confirms Blink-182 Are Working On A New Album

Just when you thought it was time to climb atop your Cheshire Cat and ride off into the sunset a second time, a sign of life has emerged from the Blink-182 camp with news regarding the possibility of new music.

There have been rumors circulating in 2014 that Blink-182 were hoping to record, but there was also several reports that the band was having a hard time finding time for them to work together on creating such an effort. Today, Tom Delonge used social media to share an image of all three Blink members as teens. This would not normally …

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Motion City Soundtrack Plan 2015 Album Release

New album news seems to be a theme today, and the latest tidbit may be the best we’ve heard so far.

Motion City Soundtrack have been making buzz here and there over the past several months, which led many to believe the band may finally be working on a follow-up to 2012′s Go. Those thoughts were proven true this afternoon when Justin Pierre, longtime frontman and caretaker of an exquisite head of hair, reached out to fans through a video update to confirm that MCS will indeed be releasing a new album in the near future. Okay, so you …

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All That Remains Enter Studio, Begin Tracking New Album

Do you feel that rustling of leaves and carnage off in the distance? Something big is afoot in the world of metal, and this afternoon we learned what it is…

All That Remains broke a short digital silence this weekend by announcing that they have officially entered the studio to begin working on a follow-up to 2012′s A War You Cannot Win. The band has not confirmed any of the production details regarding their new album, but several sources – including GSA – claim the band is working with Josh Wilbur (Lamb Of God, Gojira) on the record. We …

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Radiohead Are Recording a New Album in September

At the beginning of this year, Radiohead fans were ecstatic to hear Colin Greenwood say the band’s plans to record new material were up in the air. As indefinite as that was, it still meant there was the possibility of new music. Today, Jonny Greenwood tells us that we may not have to wait that much longer for a follow-up to 2011′s The King of Limbs.

In an interview with Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC Radio 6, Jonny Greenwood addresses the state of the band’s future and confirmed that new music was on the way, as NME points …

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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 …